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Explore Kid-Friendly Breweries & Beer Gardens in Central Florida

Central Florida is a haven for craft beer enthusiasts, and the good news for parents is that many of these breweries have embraced family-friendly atmospheres. Grab a Lyft and get out to enjoy some suds with your little buds at these family-friendly spots where people won’t be giving you the side-eye. 

A La Cart: Unique Outdoor Experience in Orlando
While not a traditional brewery, A La Cart offers the microbrewery vibe with a diverse draft list of 15 craft beers and ciders. The outdoor dining experience, featuring food trucks and family-friendly activities, makes it an ideal spot for parents. 

Boxi Park: Open-Air Concept in Lake Nona
Boxi Park is the perfectly unique open-air setting for family hangouts. Enjoy a variety of craft beers, fine wines, cocktails, and refreshing drinks while indulging in delicious food and dessert vendors that are set up in modern storage containers sprinkled throughout the large outdoor property. Let the kids play on the beach volleyball courts or playground while you listen to live music. 

Boxi Park | Lake Nona, FL

Crooked Can Brewing Company: Family-Friendly Spot in Winter Garden
Situated inside Plant Street Market in Historic Downtown Winter Garden, Crooked Can Brewing Company caters to all tastes with attention to detail. It’s a prime spot for family gatherings, providing a welcoming atmosphere for friends and loved ones. 

Crooked Can Brewing Company | Winter Garden, FL

Celery City Craft: Beer Garden Oasis in Sanford
With an impressive selection of over 50 beers on tap and a Korean-inspired sushi kitchen, Celery City Craft offers a perfect blend of good food, brews, and vibes. Relax in this newly renovated and fenced-in oasis located in walking distance to the waterfront in downtown historic Sanford.

Celery City Craft | Sanford, FL

Food Factory: Craft Beer, Craft Cocktails & World Foods in Oviedo
Venture into The Food Factory, a charming new indoor/outdoor spot that caters to all ages. The outdoor grassy courtyard with games, seating and live music, is surrounded by eight micro-restaurants offering fare from across the globe (four are currently open). It’s a cozy haven that manages to strike a balance between a distillery-inspired vibe and a welcoming atmosphere for everyone.

Hourglass Brewery: Flight of Choices in Longwood & the Hourglass District
With two locations in Longwood and the Hourglass District, Hourglass Brewery invites you to explore their diverse beer offerings while kids can play arcade games (at the Longwood location) and order quesadillas off the kid’s menu. Grab a flight at either location to experience their craft beer selections.

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company: Local Hot Spot in Ivanhoe Village
Take a break at this local hotspot, where you can explore the Ivanhoe Village area with your family while enjoying craft beers. Check out their Brew & View: Family Movie Night for added entertainment.

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company | Orlando, FL

Oviedo Brewing Company: Craft Beer and Gastropub Delights at Oviedo Mall
OBC is all about the family-friendly atmosphere that celebrates it’s craft beers with and equally excellent gastropub menu. Located at the Oviedo Mall. It’s especially fun to go during the monthly Oviedo Night Market.

Oviedo Brewing Company | Oviedo, FL

Persimmon Hollow Brewing Company: Inviting Atmosphere in DeLand and Lake Eola
Discover the warm and inviting atmosphere of Persimmon Hollow Brewing Company in downtown Deland and Lake Eola. Both locations are situated in super family-friendly areas worth exploring.

Ravenous Pig Taproom & Beer Garden: Culinary Excellence & Great Courtyard in Winter Park
Known as the gold standard of dining in Orlando, Ravenous Pig now offers an impressive craft brew table and an adorable outdoor beer garden. It’s become a popular location for modern parent playdates in Winter Park.

Ravenous Pig Beer Garden | Winter Park, FL

Rock & Brews: Family-Friendly Vibes in Orlando, Oviedo, and Kissimmee
Rock & Brews caters to rockers of all ages with its energetic atmosphere. Enjoy good food, killer brews, and a family-friendly environment at any of their three Central Florida locations. Located in Orlando, Oviedo, and Kissimmee.

Tuffy’s Bottle Shop and Lounge: Cider Haven in Downtown Sanford
For cider enthusiasts, Tuffy’s Bottle Shop and Lounge is the go-to place. Indulge in their extensive selection of craft beers and cocktails in a spacious beer garden in downtown Sanford.

Central Florida’s craft beer scene offers a plethora of family-friendly options for parents who want to savor quality brews while spending time with their loved ones. Explore these diverse beer gardens and breweries to create lasting memories with your family.


Written by
Wendy Meyer

Wendy Meyer is a Winter Park mom to son, Beckett, a self-proclaimed #Disnerd and an integral collaborator at PLAYGROUND Magazine. She currently holds the titles of social media manager, events editor and writer. (That's what happens when you're good at everything they throw at ya!) You can read her single-mom musings on her blog: Mommy’s Little Rebel.

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