Longwood is located in Seminole County
just north of Orlando
between Altamonte Springs
along Interstate 4 near Lake Jessup and Lake Apopka (part of the Orlando, Florida
There is also a Longwood, Pennsylvania.
During the first half of the 1800's, several forts were established in Central Florida as bases for military action. When the threat of Seminole Indian attacks receded, many settlers moved to Longwood and established orange groves and other crops in the area.
New economic and development opportunities were brought to the area in the 1960's and 1970's, fueled by both the space industry and the development of Walt Disney World and other attractions.
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05/18 Coming to The area
Florida Old Time Music Championship Dade City FL April5-6 FOTMC celebrates Old Time Music in Florida, encompassing musical styles ranging from child ballads to southern dance music of old time string bands. Contests in many old time acoustic instruments, String Band and Old Time Singing contests.
Catfish Festival Crescent City FL April5-6 Since April 1978, the Rotary Club of Crescent City has held its annual 'Catfish Festival the first Saturday of April at Crescent City's Eva Lyon's Park. This massive volunteer effort has one significant purpose: raising money for college/vocational school scholarships for the high school children in our community. After costs are paid, every dollar generated is used for scholarships.
Santa Fe Comm College Spring Arts Festival Gainesville FL April6-7 The festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville and is known for its high quality, unique artwork. It is held in the downtown historic district, nestled amid restored turn-of-the century homes, stately palms and abundant azaleas. More than 130,000 visitors are anticipated each year.
New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest New Smyrna Beach FL April5-7 New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest features world class air shows .....day and night! As well as amazing live music on stage and all of the fun in the Entertainment Theater
Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show Brooksville FL April5-13 Week long celebration of the county, entertainment, food, fair rides, livestock and agriculture competitions, demolition derby.
UCF Book Festival Orlando FL April13 The UCF Book Festival showcases 60 renowned authors, exhibitors, free book appraisals, special children’s activities and more.