Winter Garden's proximity to Orlando and the theme parks has made it an ideal spot for growth. Winter Garden has grown into the commercial and cultural capital of West Orange County with regional amenities such as the Garden Theatre, several Museums, a new Art Center and the Downtown Pavilion, which is home to the Winter Garden Farmers Market. Winter Garden has one of the top regional Farmers Markets in Central Florida that is held every Saturday morning.
Winter Garden has become a desirable place to live and a local gathering place for residents within Central Florida offering a diversity of housing options. Winter Garden is known for its warm charm, great schools, one of the lowest millage rates in Orange County, while enjoying a superior quality of life. Winter Garden has a thriving business community comprised mostly of small businesses, a historic downtown, one of Central Florida's premiere shopping centers, Winter Garden Village at Fowlers Grove.