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The Audubon Park Garden District is a thriving community filled with award winning shops, restaurants, bars, hair salons, health care providers, interior designers and other service professionals. Just a short walk from beautiful Leu Gardens to the west, the Garden District is anchored on its east side by expansive Blue Jacket Park. In between visitors will find Central Florida’s best cupcakes and ice cream, craft beer, books, flowers, antiques, original art and much more.

In addition to the best retail and service experience around, the Garden District is home to some of Orlando’s most original events.

Upcoming APGD Events

APGD Holiday Weekend

Adams Jewelry Open House, Saturday December 13 | 10 am to 3 pm.

Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese samples at family owned and operated Adams Jewelry. 3026 Corrine Drive.

Shop Local Holiday Open House, December 13 | 1 to 4 pm.

Join your neighbors for a holiday open house event featuring made in the USA, locally crafted, sustainable gifts. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list and help the local community at the same time!

On site chair massage by Motherlove Massage. Gift wrapping available for a donation to benefit Le Leche League of Greater Orlando.

There will be hourly door prizes, free samples, and refreshments! 3117 Chelsea Street, Orlando 32803.

Holiday Lights Bicycle Tour Saturday, December 13 | 7 to 10 pm.

Starts at Bikes Beans and Bordeaux at 7, moves through neighborhood streets, then winds up at B3. Free. Bring an unwrapped gift for Parramore Kidz Zone.

Photo via Stardust Video and Coffee.

Photo via Stardust Video and Coffee.

Grandma Party Bazaar, Sunday, December 14 | 10 am to sunset.

Stardust parking lot. Curated maker’s fair with lots of locally produced, high quality gifts, goods and more.

You’re never sure what you’ll find at Grandma Party Bazaar, now in its twelfth iteration. There is always beautiful, handcrafted jewelry, metal works, vintage clothing, interactive booths, fine art, paper goods, and much more.

Stardust Parking Lot

Holiday Roll, Sunday December 14

Photo by Tipso Photo.

Photo by Tipso Photo.

Enjoy Dear Prudence’s Second Annual Holiday Sunday Sale all day, plus Sushi and Seoul on the Roll will be on hand, noon to 4 p.m. Savings and specials at one of Orlando’s best and more original boutiques.

Plus, every holiday season Dear Prudence carries tons of fun stocking stuffers and gift items.

West Corrine Drive Plaza

Locally Grown Words Holiday Book Fair, Sunday December 14 | noon – 4 pm.

BI Holiday book fair 2013 peopleJoin over 40 Central Florida authors at East End Market’s courtyard and halls for Bookmark It’s annual Locally Grown Words Holiday Book Fair. This fun and free event brings together local writers of every genre (children’s, youth, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, cooking, and more) for a personalized holiday shopping experience.

In addition, Bookmark It is proud to support a ‘gently used’ book drive for the students of Mollie Ray Elementary School, a Title 1 school located in South Orange County. Bring in a book (or a pile of books) and receive 20% off anything purchased in the store on December 14th.

East End Market

Second Annual Neighborhood Christmas Caroling, Sunday December 14 | 2 pm.

We’ll meet at Bikes, Beans and Bordeaux Cafe (3022 Corrine Drive, Orlando 32803) at 2 p.m., then we’ll be off on a fun filled stroll around the neighborhood, singing carols and spreading joy. Bring the family to this fun, free event!

East Corrine Drive Plaza

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Note: Many of our beautiful photographs have been taken by the Garden District’s official photographer, Steven Miller. His portfolio can be seen here. All the images belong to him and we use them with his permission. They are available for sale should anyone wish to use them. Steven can be reached at 407.504.7314.