Winter Garden News
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    Downtown Roads Closed for Winter Garden Music Festival

    WEST PLANT ST. from DILLARD ST. to PARK AVE. and portions of adjoining streets, will be CLOSED from SATURDAY, FEB. 24 at 2 AM – SUNDAY, FEB. 25 at 2 AM. Closures are due to free outdoor Winter Garden Music Festival in downtown. Free event shuttle. Read on...
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    Veterans Memorial Park Opens at 10 am on Sat., Feb. 24

    The gates of Veterans Memorial Park will not open until 10 AM on SAT., FEB. 24. There’s NO ACCESS to pickleball/tennis/basketball courts and park facilities until the park opens. Park (420 S. Park Ave.) utilized for offsite parking for WG Music Festival. Read on...
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    Winter Garden Music Festival – Saturday, February 24

    This FREE community event on SAT., FEB. 24, 11 am – 10 pm, features 30+ live music performances across six stages throughout historic downtown. Downtown streets will be closed for event. Hosted by the City of Winter Garden, click link for music schedule. Read on...
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    Historic Downtown Streets Will Undergo Nightly Brick Paver Repairs

    Starting Feb. 26, historic downtown streets will undergo nightly brick repairs, Sunday – Thursday, 9 pm – 6 am, for approx.3-4 weeks. Expect rolling road closures. Most work will be done by hand, so no excessive noise disturbances expected. Read on...
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    St. Paddle’s Day Pickleball Tournament Registration Ends March 8 - Free

    City of Winter Garden is celebrating 10 years of pickleball with a FREE recreational tournament (March 14-16) for ages 8+. Registration deadline to play in tournament is FRIDAY, MARCH 8. Space is limited. Click for registration and event details Read on...
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    Hazardous Waste Collection Event at West Orange HS – March 9

    Orange County will host a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Electronics Waste (EW) Collection Event for Winter Garden/Orange County residents on SAT., MARCH 9, 8 am – 1 pm, to dispose of such items FREE, safely, & conveniently at nearby West Orange HS. Read on...
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    Drop Savers Poster Contest for K-12 Students– Deadline Feb. 28

    City of Winter Garden invites all K-12 students to enter annual Drop Savers Contest by creating a poster depicting a water conservation idea. Prizes awarded in five divisions and winners will move on to state competition. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2024. Read on...
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    Notice of Municipal Election and Candidate Results

    Notice is hereby given of the City of Winter Garden, Florida, MUNICIPAL ELECTION and CANDIDATE QUALIFYING RESULTS Read on...
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    New Anonymous Crime Tips Tool for Residents

    Winter Garden Police Dept. is pleased to announce tip411 – an ANONYMOUS crime tips tool accessible 24/7 for nonemergencies. Anonymous tips can now be sent any of three ways: “Winter Garden PD” app, via text, or online. For emergencies, always contact 911. Read on...
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    Take Survey to Help Identify Traffic Safety Problems

    Your input is needed to help create a Vision Zero Safety Action Plan. Please take the “HELP IDENTIFY SAFETY PROBLEMS” SURVEY to make the tri-county area transportation system safer. Survey DEADLINE: March 31, 2024. Click following link to access survey: Read on...
  11. Earth Day 2024

    Earth Day Poetry Contest for Youth & Adults – Deadline is March 22

    Enter the City of Winter Garden Earth Day Poetry Competition: Why Earth Day is Still Important. Open to all ages across four categories. Winner of each category receives a $100 Visa Gift Card & poem posted on City website. Deadline: March 22 at 5 pm. Read on...
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    Registration Open for Utility Bill Assistance Program for Low Income Seniors

    Registration is open for City of Winter Garden Utility Bill Assistance Program for Low Income Seniors. Deadline to apply is May 1. Qualifying candidates receive up to $35 off their monthly utility bill. See program qualifications and required documents. Read on...
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    SLOW DOWN Winter Garden

    “Slow Down Winter Garden” is the City’s new public safety message to remind motorists to drive at a safe speed through neighborhoods and city streets. By coming together, citizens can help prevent accidents and save lives within their hometown. Read on...
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    SR 429 Construction Commences in Winter Garden

    There are temporary lane and ramp closures to accommodate construction work for the SR 429 Capacity Improvements from Tilden Road to SR 414 Project. Read on for project information and for link to construction alerts. Read on...
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