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 [...]

Halloween and Fall Events in Sanford 2012

Sanford FL Pumpkin Patch

It’s Fall again! And even though the leaves are not changing colors, at least we might soon feel some cooler temperatures here in Sanford. With Fall come also some of my favorite events: Oktoberfest (click the link for last year’s list of Oktoberfest events, very similar this year so just use the list as your [...]

Sanford Food Truck Bazaar

Sanford Food Truck Bazaar

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about the upcoming first Sanford Food Truck Bazaar!! On Saturday, February 4th and thereafter every first Saturday from 5pm-8pm, downtown Sanford will be visited by an amazing selection of food trucks! Unfortunately I will be missing the first bazaar but I will sure be [...]

Love Your Shorts Film Festival February 2012

Love Your Shorts Film Festival Sanford FL 2012

After our “little” vacation I am psyched to be back in time to attend the Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford. Needless to say, I am really proud that Sanford has its own film festival – and a very good one on top of that! I was lucky to be able to attend last [...]

Holiday Events in Sanford FL and Area

Holiday Events in Sanford FL

Ahh, it’s December! And just in time it got a bit chilly outside here in Sanford – perfect to start the Holiday season Here is a quick reference list of some of the best holiday events in Sanford and Lake Mary. Feel free to add to the list and share your favorite events. I am [...]

Halloween Events in Sanford and Orlando 2011

Halloween in Sanford FL

As every year, here are my top picks for Halloween events in the Sanford and Orlando area. Obviously, there are quite a bit more out there so please feel free to add to the list by posting your comment below! Many Halloween events are annual events so feel free to browse through the Halloween events [...]

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