Take a Journey Around Historic Downtown Sanford

Historic Downtown Sanford is the access point to delectable restaurants, tasteful brews and cocktails, art, culture, and fun all within walking distance of one another. Go enjoy a night out on the town by stopping at a local favorite such as The Breezeway Restaurant & Bar or The District for meals prepared by award-winning chefs. For drinks, head over to one of the beer gardens throughout downtown Sanford such as Celery City Craft, Tuffy’s Bottle Shop and Lounge, or Buster’s Bistro. If you are a wine enthusiast, try out Luisa’s Cellar, Brix & Mortar, or the Suffering Bastard tiki bar inside Tuffy’s. If you are one that has a sweet tooth, check out spots like Wondermade, or Christo’s for a sweet treat.

Looking to listen to music with friends check out The Alley for authentic blues or West End Trading Co. that rotates between rock and punk. Explore various art pieces at Gallery on First or The Albritton Gallery or watch stories come to life with your entire family at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center or Theater West End.

Throughout the year, there is a multitude of events for people of all ages such as food truck rallies or monthly street parties like Alive After Five. There are special events like Pints n’ Paws, a craft beer festival that you can and enjoy with your furry friends or Porchfest where you can listen to bands play on the porches of the historic residential district. Even amazing seasonal events like Holiday Tour of Homes to Hollerbach’s Oktoberfest, every season there is an abundance of events for people of all ages!