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Celebrating Juneteenth in DTO & More News!

June 15, 2023

  JUNETEENTH2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration 2023 Join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 5 Commissioner Regina I. Hill and District 6 Commissioner Bakari F. Burns for the second annual City of Orlando Juneteenth Celebration at Clear Lake Park on Saturday, June 17th from 11am-3pm. The event will feature live music and entertainment, a kid’s zone, vendor village and food trucks.…

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Visit Orlando’s Hopes for 2023, Accessible Swan Boats, and DTO Events!

June 9, 2023

DOP’S THIRD THURSDAY Let Us Know You’re Coming! DOWNTOWN BUZZVisit Orlando’s CEO Thinks 2023 Could Be History-MakingAs a part of the Business Minds Podcast, Orlando Business Journal Editor Sean McCrory recently spoke with Casandra Matej, president and CEO of Visit Orlando and DOP Board Member. The audio series features candid conversations with top business leaders from Orlando, South Florida, Tampa…

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New DTO Developments, Pride Events, & More!

June 2, 2023

DOWNTOWN BUZZNew City of Orlando Tennis Centre and Public Park are Now Open!The Packing District just opened a new public park and tennis center yesterday, May 31st. A community picnic will be held to celebrate the opening on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-12:30pm. Named The Grove, the public park is located on the corner of Princeton Street and John Young…

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Don’t Miss These DTO Events!

May 25, 2023

  DOP’S FIRST FRIDAY COFFEE – JUNE 2 Register for Free Here! DOWNTOWN BUZZ State of the City Yesterday, City of Orlando’s Mayor Buddy Dyer delivered the 2023 State of the City Address at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre. In his speech, Mayor Dyer highlighted the many accomplishments of The City Beautiful, including being the best…

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Don’t miss DOP’s next events, Downtown News, & More!

May 19, 2023

DOP’S FIRST FRIDAY COFFEE Register for Free Here! DOWNTOWN BUZZFree Parking in Downtown OrlandoThe City of Orlando’s Downtown Development Board launched Park DTO, a new program that provides free parking and complimentary valet when visiting participating restaurants in downtown Orlando. The program provides convenient and greater access to all of the amenities in the downtown core, like exploring the…

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Sampaguita Grand Opening, State of the City, and More Downtown News & Events!

May 15, 2023

UPCOMING DOP EVENTS DOWNTOWN BUZZ Sampaguita Grand Opening In recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month, Sampaguita Ice Cream‘s Grand Opening is in full-force this week! Join the celebration of the AAPI community’s rich cultural heritage by embarking on a delightful journey through flavors inspired by the Filipino – American experience. The official Grand Opening will…

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Congratulations to Pet Alliance and Team Market Group!

April 27, 2023

2022 GOLDEN BRICK AWARDS   GET TICKETS HERE DOWNTOWN BUZZ Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Breaks Ground for New Shelter Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando began a new chapter on Tuesday, April 25th at the ground breaking of their new shelter on South John Young Parkway. The new $14 million, 25,000-square-foot-facility will feature air conditioning for all dogs,…

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DOP Events, Downtown News, & More!

April 13, 2023

2022 GOLDEN BRICK AWARDS Click Here DOWNTOWN BUZZ The Downtown Loop Learn more about the design of the Downtown Loop – Orlando’s Multiuse Trail at the upcoming design public meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 5-7pm. The City of Orlando is working on designing the last couple miles of the Downtown Loop – a…

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GBA Applications Last Call, Downtown Events, & More!

April 6, 2023

2022 GBA APPLICATIONS The deadline to submit an application for the 2022 Golden Brick Awards is THIS SUNDAY, April 9, 2023 at 11:59pm.   APPLY HERE GOLDEN BRICK AWARDS, PRESENTED BY ADVENTHEALTH Tuesday, May 2, 2023 3:30-6pm Dr. Phillips Center Downtowner of the Year (DOTY) NOMINATIONS SPONSOR this year’s award ceremony! Get your TICKETS here for the 2022…

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Women’s History Month 2023 Quotes by DOP’s Board of Directors

March 31, 2023

Women’s History Month 2023 Quotes by DOP’s Board of Directors Women’s History Month March 2023 Congratulations to Casandra Matej, OBJ’s 2023 Businesswoman of the Year! This week, Orlando Business Journal recognized the 2023 Women Who Mean Business – 22 female leaders in Central Florida who are writing their own personal career stories as they blaze their paths to success. DOP…

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