Experience Kissimmee (CVB)

215 Celebration Place Suite 200 34747

Meet in Kissimmee - The Big, Bold Heart of Florida

Welcome to Kissimmee - the Big, Bold Heart of Florida! Our sunny Central Florida destination is always evolving. Kissimmee Meetings at a Glance: • Just 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and easy access by car • More than 1,000.000 sq ft total flexible meeting space. 500,000 sq ft at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center – larger than some convention centers! • Nearly 300 event venues including a 150-acre sports and entertainment complex, Osceola Heritage Park, featuring 10,500-seat indoor arena, 90,000-square-foot flexible space in adjoining exhibition hall. • 25,000 hotel rooms hotel rooms - Luxury resorts, hotels, independent hotels, corporate chains, golf resorts • 10-15 bedroom luxury Vacation Homes for corporate meetings, board retreats and social groups Things to do before and after the meeting: • World-famous theme parks on your doorstep • Award-winning golf courses • Premier dining locations (local owned to celebrity chef) • Wonders of natural Florida • Animal Encounters • Thrilling outdoor adventures • Located only 90 minutes from both Florida coasts Experience Kissimmee Meeting Sales & Services Team: • Michelle Moore, Sr. Director Meeting Sales & Services • Linda Alexander, Meeting Sales & Services Representative • Kierstan Merkel, Administrative Assistant, Meeting Sales & Services Meeting Sales & Services Managers (Based on Sourcing Planner Location): • Cassandra Ruelle: Southeast • Karen Niederdorfer: Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, South Central • Omaira Soto: West Coast • Sara Melendez: HPN, Faith based, International, Northeast We offer: - Sourcing assistance - Complimentary services and planning support such as vendor connections - Site inspection support and site itinerary coordination - Marketing content to promote your meeting - Meeting + Sustainability incentive to earn cash back and offset CO2 emissions

Awards

Venue Highlights

Cvent's 2023 Top Meeting Destinations

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Getting Here

25 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Easily accessibly to all major highways including I-4, Florida Turnpike, I-95. Easy drive and within 90 minutes to Florida's coast.

Distance from airport

  • Orlando International Airport

    17 mi. from city center

  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport

    2 mi. from city center


Local Attractions

The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek - Kayak Rentals and Eco-Tours

Recreation
15 minutes away
Kayak, Canoe, SUP, Paddleboard Rentals and Guided Eco-Tours. Explore the natural beauty of the real Florida that is Shingle Creek. The ONLY kayaking outfitter near Disney and Local Attractions. They rent single kayaks, tandem double kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards. Their guided eco-tours are led by Nature Experts who are ACA Certified Guides and Kayaking Instructors. All rentals and tours include paddling instructions. Their Kayaking Center is located on Shingle Creek. Explore into a Beautiful Cypress Forest. See wildlife in it's natural setting. The BEST way to see the natural side of Florida in a natural, relaxing, tranquil atmosphere.
4266 W. Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL, US 34741

Wild Florida

Park
40 minutes away
Wild Florida offers beautiful airboat rides, exciting gator park tours and a breathtaking drive-thru safari. At Wild Florida you can ride, walk or drive through the adventure of your choice! Travel deep into the protected swamps, marshes and rivers that make up the Headwaters of the Everglades aboard an airboat tour. Get an in depth look at the gators, birds, eagles, trees and plants as you glide through endless miles of beautiful wilderness. See for yourself how good it feels to be in the middle of nowhere and what Florida looked like 1,000 years ago! Next, drive your own car through our Safari Park! This self-guided tour allows guests to see more than 100 exotic animals and native Florida wildlife
3301 Lake Cypress Rd.
Kenansville, FL, US 34739

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

Park
13 minutes away
Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park is more than a zip line, it's an action packed adventure! You’ll climb and soar with Tarzan swings, nets, ropes, trapeze and more. Test your limits on our challenging bridges, each one taking you higher into the forest canopy until you’re 50-feet atop our pine tree forest. Then fly to a breathtaking finish on a pair of 425-foot plunging zip lines. It’s heart pounding fun for everyone. Built on a magnificent 15-acre tree canopy, Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park has 97 games or challenges for climbers of every level. Climbers are securely clipped into a world-class safety cable throughout the entire course. Each climber is given a safety demonstration by trained instructors before beginning the course. We’re located near Disney in Kissimmee, just off I-4 at Exit 60. Designed for ages 7 and up, and departures start from 8:30 AM. We climb, rain or shine.
7625 Sinclair Road
Kissimmee, FL, US 34747

Disney Springs

Nightlife
15 minutes away
Outdoor dining, shopping, and entertainment district offering free parking, eclectic mix of unique shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants and lively entertainment just minutes from the Kissimmee area.
1486 Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL, US 32830

Island Grove Wine Company at Formosa Gardens

Shopping
12 minutes away
Island Grove Wine Company at Formosa Gardens is a drinking, dining, gathering and learning destination delivering good memories through sustainable means. It's an unprecedented venue for weddings & meetings and a winery and microbrewery with stunning outdoor gardens and indoor meeting spaces. The winery is dedicated to celebrating healthy lifestyles, food, drink, community and culture while setting a constructive example of social, economic and environmental responsibility.
3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL, US 34747

Celebration Bike Rental

Recreation
10 minutes away
Fun and nostalgic way to explore the town of Celebration. Enjoy a guided tour with 10 miles of trails on a bicycle or surrey.
700 Bloom Street
Celebration, FL, US 34747

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

Recreation
40 minutes away
Visitors have journeyed from across the world to enjoy a front seat view of authentic Florida from the safety of airboats guided by US Coast Guard Certified Master Captains at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures. You can choose from several tours including day, sunset, night or private. After your tour, explore the grounds along lighted brick pathways winding across a lush lawn hugging the shores of the lake and experience the Native American Village and gator oasis pond. Along the pathway, guests can pose in front of the Cracker Style shack for a great photo opportunity on an airboat. Spend some time digging for gems, fossils, alligator and shark teeth at the Gem Mine. Combine your airboat and Florida adventure with a wonderful Florida style BBQ and all the fixins’ in their lakeside restaurant.
2001 E. Southport Rd.
Kissimmee, FL, US 34746

Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

Park
15 minutes away
Four amazing parks to entertain: Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and the Magic Kingdom Park. World-famous parks provide amazing fun for kids of every age.
PO Box 10,000
Lake Buena Vista,, FL, US 32830

Convention Centers

  • Kissimmee Civic Center

    The Kissimmee Civic Center has become the venue of choice for intimate shows and sporting events. Every seat has a great view of the performance area, and the staff strive to make every visit safe, affordable and most of all "entertaining."

  • Osceola Heritage Park an SMG Managed Facility

    Osceola Heritage Park is ideally located in Kissimmee, Florida. Our on-site promotional opportunities allow you to target the specific demographic and distribute your message to thousands at a small cost.

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High season
Jan 1 – Apr 30
Shoulder season
Oct 1 – Dec 31
Low season
May 1 – Sep 30

Additional Information

1 million square feet of total meeting space and 25,000+ hotel rooms (including 13,000+ hotel rooms attached to meeting space) and vacation home accommodations.