Top things to do

Top Choice Japanese in Winter Park

Pepe Osaka's Fish Taco

You like sushi. You like fish tacos. And as it turns out, you love sushi tacos, because…why not? At this almost-but-not-quite Nikkei eatery (that's Japanese-Peruvian cuisine if you haven't been keeping up), dig in t…
Modern American in Winter Park

Tabernash Tavern

One of the best restaurants in the Winter Park orbit. Set in Tabernash, just north of Fraser, this place is loved for its creativity and use of fresh local ingredients. The menu includes inspired offerings as divers…
Seafood in Winter Park

Fontenot’s Seafood & Grill

This place has been bringing New Orleans’ tasty brand of seafood love to Winter Park for over 20 years. It has everything from fried okra and steamed mussels to crawfish and crab cakes – and these are just the start…
Music in Winter Park

Springtopia

Held throughout the last month of the ski season, Springtopia is a final wave goodbye to the gods of snow. Après-ski concerts, pond-skimming races (where you combine skis and icy water) and discount lift tickets for…
Cafe in Winter Park

Rise & Shine Bakery

Locals park their dogs out front of this funky cafe, then head in for pastries, rich lattes, salads and sandwiches on home-baked bread. Wi-fi is temperamental.
Cycling in Winter Park

King of the Rockies

The finale of the Epic Singletrack Race Series, this was the first – and remains the best – of a long summer of mountain-bike races.
Distillery in Winter Park

Idlewild Distillery

This cozy, red-walled bar and distillery features excellent cocktails made from their own spirits, plus small plates to munch on.
Music in Winter Park

Winter Park Jazz Festival

A two-day jazz festival held in Hideaway Park in downtown Winter Park, which has been known to attract the occasional big name.
Cinema in Winter Park

Foundry Cinema & Bowl

Movies, bowling, wood-fired pizzas and beer guarantee fun for all ages.
Greek in Winter Park

Brickhouse 40

A stylish if sometimes erratic bistro with a Greek leaning in nearby Granby. It serves pizza, gyros, rack of lamb, and Greek yogurt and doughnuts for dessert. It’s not your typical laid-back Colorado mountain restau…