Tour of Celebration

Welcome to Celebration, Florida!

General Information

Celebration has successfully combined education, health, community, technology and architecture into a community with a strong sense of self. World-renowned architects designed Celebration to be a new and exciting place to live, work and play.

Location

Located in northwest Osceola County, Florida, south of U.S. 192 and adjacent to Interstate 4, Celebration is 30 minutes from downtown Orlando and 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport via Highway 417.
Celebration is a broad mix of residential offerings including condominiums and townhomes, as well as terrace, bungalow, garden, cottage, village, manor and estate homes.

Celebration Village, West Village and Lake Evalyn were Celebration’s first phase of development, with a total of approximately 500 home sites, including 76 townhomes, and nearly 700 condominiums. The second phase of residential development was North Village, with more than 300 homes sites and 300 condominiums, followed by South Village with over 600 home sites and townhomes and nearly 500 condominiums, and phase four, East Village and Aquila Reserve with a combined 500 homes and townhomes and 70 condominiums. Artisan Park, Celebration’s last residential phase to date, is a 160-acre village built by St. Joe Company contains more than 600 homes and condominiums

The architecture blends traditional, Southeastern exteriors with floor plans and interiors that are designed for modern lifestyles and tastes. Homes, most with welcoming front porches, encourage activity in the front yard. Most residences have rear access to the garage by means of a service alley. Community and architectural guidelines were developed by Urban Design Associates, in conjunction with Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Cooper,

The investment goal is steady growth while ensuring capital preservation.

Awards

  • NAIOP Excellence Awards
    1996 Development of the Year
  • Grand Project Excellence Award
    1997 Large/Design/Civil – Surveying
    Celebration Infrastructure Development Phase 1
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
    1998 Award of Excellence
    Celebration Town Center
  • 1998 Frederick B. Stresau Award
    Celebration Town Center
  • 2001 – Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence
    Best New Community