About Thornton Park
Located just steps from Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando the Thornton Park District is a beautiful historic community of restaurants, bars, salons, and shopping. Dubbed Downtown for grown-ups the neighborhood is a walkable district allowing you to wander and explore the local businesses and shops with ease. Interested in grabbing a bite to eat? The many restaurants in Thornton Park offer cuisine covering everything from casual to inspired dining. Want to watch the game, enjoy a beer and a burger? Graffiti Junktion Thornton Park has a weekly happy hour with a full list of drink specials in Downtown Orlando. If amazing and authentic Italian fare is on the menu, Anthony's Pizza on the corner of Washington and Summerlin is a must. Enjoy a beautiful date night in Orlando at SoCo Thornton Park. The stunning venue has both indoor and patio seating and Chef Greg Richie has created an inspired menu combining southern comfort foods with five-star savoir-faire. Enjoy live entertainment at The Abbey. The venue hosts 80's night in Orlando, Movie Sing A Longs, and special events throughout the year. The Abbey is also available for private events such as weddings, corporate parties, and private events. Thornton Park District hosts events in Orlando including their annual block parties for Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, New Year's Eve in Orlando and their ever-growing and popular 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk. For just $15 you get a glass and a map of Thornton Park to sip, shop, and stroll from 6:30pm-9:30pm every month.