One of Central Florida’s oldest incorporated cities, Sanford, FL, is a port city located just north of Orlando. Sanford is home to brick-lined streets, elegant storefronts, and large Victorian-style homes. Downtown Sanford is a showcase of antique shops, restaurants, and art galleries. The center of downtown, First Street, is a vibrant, picturesque area. Visitors from all over Central Florida are drawn to Sanford by the monthly Alive After 5 street parties and other events, such as the Saturday morning Farmers Market and concerts in Magnolia Square.