Things to See & Do at Celebration Town Center

Horse-drawn carriage rides, family-friendly cooking classes, and authentic French macarons are just the beginning of the magic at Celebration Town Center.

Group of friends walking across the street lined with palm trees in downtown celebration


With a little bit of faith, trust, and pixie dust, the Walt Disney Company brought the charming town of Celebration to life. At the heart of his magical town lies Celebration Town Center. Filled with fantastic restaurants, fabulous events, and even horse-drawn carriage rides, you can spend hours on end at this enchanted open-air shopping district.

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Browse the local boutiques at Celebration Town Center for eclectic, one-of-a-kind finds. Market Street Gallery is an adorable shop filled with home décor, accessories, and fun Celebration- and Disney-themed trinkets, including mugs, books, figurines, and more. Its Christmas section brings holiday cheer year-round. A few doors down, Dazzling sells jewelry, body care, handbags, and fun accessories for men and women, including golf accessories, from major brands.

At Soft as a Grape, you’ll find comfortable resort wear for the whole family, from quirky tees to sea glass jewelry. Gypsy Moon Market offers self-care accessories, essential oils, and unique gifts plus a menu of healthy, delicious items like smoothies, acai bowls, and local honey.

Take a Nature Break by the Lake

Lovely Lake Rianhard is right across the street from Celebration Town Center, making it easy to take a break to enjoy nature. Soak in the view from lakefront rocking chairs, take a seat near the Lakeside Promenade Fountain, or go for a leisurely stroll around the perimeter. For a more active way to enjoy natural beauty, you can play tennis at Celebration Lakeside Park or rent a bike from Celebration Bike Rental for a waterfront ride.

Sharpen Your Cooking Skills

Gather the whole family for a fun cooking class at U Can Cook. With classes and meals specifically designed with kids and mind, you and the kids can sharpen your cooking skills while also learning cool new recipes to make at home. After all, in the words of Chef Gusteau from Ratatouille, “Anyone can cook!”


Dine Outdoors

Dine outdoors at Celebration Town Center and sample delicious flavors. Along Front Street, Ari Sushi offers lakefront seating and delicious sushi rolls like the lobster tempura roll and the sweetheart roll. They also offer Japanese and Korean dishes like bibimbap and teriyaki chicken.

A Celebration staple for decades, the Columbia Restaurant serves award-winning Spanish and Cuban cuisine with pleasant sidewalk dining. Celebration Town Tavern and Avocado Mexican Grill are among the other restaurants with outdoor seating and lake views.

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Savor a Sweet Delicacy

While the restaurants of Celebration Town Center take you around the world, Le Macaron takes you to the capital of desserts: France. Serving up delectable macarons in a mélange of fun flavors – including champagne, mint white chocolate, and strawberry key lime – Le Macaron is a must-try. Enjoy your sweets in a lakefront seat or take a to-go box to save your treats for later.

Explore by Horse-Drawn Carriage

For a relaxing ride and a touch of romance, take a horse-drawn carriage ride around Celebration. Misty Blue Acres Carriage Company takes guests all around town, from Celebration Town Center to sparkling Lake Rianhard and beyond. There’s even a Cinderella-esque carriage option for dedicated Disney fans.

Check Out Markets & Seasonal Events

Every Sunday, the Celebration Farmers Market offers all sorts of local goodies. Grab your morning cup of coffee, stock up on fresh produce, or browse handmade crafts.

The Celebration Art Show takes place each December. Dozens of artists come together to show off their creations, including paintings, jewelry, woodwork, and more. Stroll through the booths for a little “window” shopping or purchase a piece or two to take home.

During the holidays, Celebration Town Center is decked out and ready to host a full lineup of events and happenings. With a towering Christmas tree, visits with Santa, an ice-skating rink, and even fake snow, there’s definitely magic in the air.