Tavares is a waterfront community that offers a variety of activities and events. Downtown visitors will find an entertainment district that has an international assortment of restaurants, pubs and music venues. Also in downtown Tavares, is Wooton Park, home to the Tavares Seaplane Base, the children’s Splash Park and more than 16 major community events each year.
Stop by for lunch, or stay the weekend, and enjoy a seaplane ride, take a boat tour, or find out which historical figures are haunting downtown on the Séance Ghost Tours. Board the Orange Blossom Cannonball and take a journey back in time on an original 1907 steam engine. Known as the movie train, it has appeared in numerous movies and has been ridden by dozens of Hollywood starts.