8 Fun Weekend Events in Sanford – December 12 – 14

Weekend events December 12-14, 2014

A fun outdoor music festival for you and your furry friend(s), the annual illuminated Christmas Parade and a “last minute” music festival – or would you rather learn about Sanford’s history at the annual Swedish Festival? Part of the weekend fun is also a closer look at the stars and a classic holiday play. And [...]

Pictures of the Wops Hops Brewing Company Grand Opening in Sanford

Wops Hops Sanford FL Grand Opening

Attention all beer lovers: Wop’s Hops is at last officially open! After much anticipation (seriously, I felt like all of Sanford was asking me when they could taste some local brews), Sanford’s very first microbrewery is open on the newly renovated Sanford Avenue. I was lucky enough to attend the grand opening party (on November [...]

Pictures of the First Annual HSS Tweed Ride in Sanford FL

Sanford FL Tweed Ride Group Photo

Just when you think Sanford cannot get any more hip or quaint there’s yet another event that showcases Sanford’s ever growing awesomeness and, even more importantly, the people who are turning Sanford into a strong community of friends and familiar faces! The Inaugural H.S.S. Tweed Ride (the initials H.S.S. honor Sanford’s founder, Henry Shelton Sanford) [...]

Pictures and Videos of Sofas and Suds

Sofas and Suds Sanford Fl 2014

As I have said many times before: Sofas and Suds is one of Sanford’s most creative and fun events – and yesterday was once more proof for that! Great weather, an awesome crowd, brave sofa racing teams and tons of fun as everyone was cheering on their favorite team. This time, the race took place [...]

The Love Sanford Bus

Love Sanford Bus Sanford FL

You all know my great love for Sanford, so attending an event entitled “Love Sanford Luncheon” seemed natural! I met Sandordite Jo Rivera a little over a week before the event, which celebrated the Dream Center and the Infuse Project, two organizations seeking to inspire and empower Sanford’s youth. I’m so glad we met and [...]

The Big Sanford Holiday Event Guide – 22 Events You Must Know About

Christmas in the Square Sanford FL

Anyone who has ever visited Downtown Sanford during the holiday season will probably love it forever! There’s something about small historic towns and holiday decor and lights that just lets us connect to a place and its people on a whole other level. Downtown Sanford will soon be all dressed up for the holidays and [...]

Puttin’ On The Ritz – Pictures of a Fabulous Sanford Event


The Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center transported Magnolia Avenue back to the Golden Age of Hollywood on Saturday night for their fundraising event Puttin’ on the Ritz– and I was one of the lucky attendees! I adore all things vintage, so I was beyond thrilled to dress up with fellow theatre enthusiasts. The event’s aim [...]

9 Fun Things to Do the Weekend of October 24-26

Things to Do in Sanford FL

The cooler temperatures are starting just in time for all the pre-Halloween action happening in Sanford this weekend. As every week, I have compiled a list of my favorite events and activities for the weekend. Not all are Halloween related so if you’re not so much into the whole pumpkin thing, there is at least [...]

7 Fun Things to Do in Sanford this Weekend October 17-19

Sanford FL Events

The fun never ends in Sanford! This weekend, dance Salsa in pink, go trick or treating in the wildest neighborhood in town, run a 5K though downtown Sanford or pub crawl dressed in your Lederhosen through Sanford Avenue. Those are only some suggestions for your weekend plan in Sanford. Click here to see my handpicked [...]

21 Halloween Events that will make this your Best Halloween in Sanford yet!

Halloween Events in Sanford FL 2014

Halloween Events and Things to Do in Sanford FL 2014 Well, I know, I say this every year, but how can it be Halloween and Pumpkin Patch season already?? It happened again, and before I knew it I was standing in the store buying my kids their trick or treat outfits (one wants to be a [...]

8 Fun Things to Do in Sanford this Weekend

Sanford FL Events and Things to Do this weekend

There’s no such thing as boring in Sanford! This weekend alone I can name at least 8 fun things for every taste, budget and weather. Sushi Fridays at the Imperial is not one of them, because that is happening next Friday, so watch out for that one on my top picks list next week (just [...]

Witches, Nuns and Jurors – 3 Upcoming Plays in Sanford


I never thought I would ever write this, but I am currently overwhelmed by the choices we have when it comes to plays and musicals in Sanford – and that is a good thing! Starting this weekend we will be spoiled with 3 great musicals/plays – try to catch at least one of them and [...]

Pictures of the Latin Festival at Ft.Mellon Park


This morning really didn’t look too great for the Latin Festival at Ft.Mellon Park in Sanford. Rain, rain and even more rain! But by about noon the sky cleared up and more and more people stepped out of their homes and came into town… Here are a few pictures sent in from Sanford365 fans. Pin [...]

Sanford Events from July 3 – July 13, 2014

Sanford Events July 2014

Finally, it’s time for another issue of the Sanford365 newsletter. I know, it’s been a while since I last emailed one out but trust me, I have been working on some BIG improvements as well as another project that you will soon learn more about. I have a feeling you all are going to love [...]

Date Ideas in Sanford FL this Valentine’s Day

La Sirena Gorda Cabana - Moonlight Dining in Sanford FL

Romantic Spots and Things to Do in Sanford for Valentine’s Day February 14th is Valentine’s Day and you might be soon looking for romantic things to do here in Sanford. Below are some of our best date ideas in Sanford FL and most romantic spots in town. Happy Valentine’s Day! If you have any other [...]

Best Holiday Events in Sanford


While I am a bit sad that the year is already over and my kids have “aged” a bit more I am also eagerly awaiting my new favorite time of the year. Below are all the Christmas and holiday events I could find in Sanford. Most of them are free or at least very affordable and [...]

Sanford Halloween Events 2013

Halloween Decor Downtown Sanford

It’s getting spooky in Sanford! Looking for something to do during the “haunted month”, here is a list of the best Halloween events in Sanford. Feel free to add to this list by simply posting a comment below Downtown Sanford Ghost Tours by American Ghost Adventures. Every Wednesday and Thursday evening (not only in October) [...]

Fasching at the Willow Tree 2013 – Mardi Gras German Style

Willow Tree Cafe Sanford Event

If you would like to experience Mardi Gras German style, you should definitely check out the Willow Tree Cafe in Sanford. Starting on Thursday, February 7th, Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe will kick off its FASCHING season with a fun schedule of German style carnival parties. Here’s a little bit about the German Mardi Gras/Carnival season [...]

Romantic Spots and Things to Do in Sanford for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day in Sanford FL

Only two more weeks until Valentine’s Day and you might wonder what you could do this year to surprise your sweetheart. If you live in the Sanford FL area, here are some of the most romantic spots and things to do in Sanford for Valentine’s Day. Things to do for Valentines Day in Sanford FL [...]

Holiday Events in Sanford 2012

Christmas in the Square 2012 Sanford

Another year is coming to its end, and even though that always makes me a bit sad, at least the year always ends with one of the most cheerful times of all: Christmas! So as I am decorating our house and listening to my all time favorite holiday songs I am taking a break to [...]

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