Downtown Wellen

Coming Q4 2022
Part of the Wellen way of life, this welcoming, walkable destination will have something special for everyone, from great eateries to stylish shops and exquisite sunsets.

Downtown Wellen is being designed as a vibrant mixed-use development that will serve as the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination for our growing community. We’re excited to share details about Downtown Wellen in the coming months – please check back soon for updated information.


Running errands just became a lot easier, with the Marketplace centrally located on Tamiami Trail. Featuring plenty of parking, shops, and a Publix, this plaza has plenty of perks.

canoe restaurant downtown wellen

Canoe House

A waterfront restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, as well as an outdoor bar and lounge with breathtaking sunset views.

people socializing at outdoor restaurant on the waterfront

Brewpub Building

After a day of walking by the water and window shopping, nothing quite beats a brewpub with a partially covered terrace overlooking the lake.

people gathering in front of bar stand

Food Truck Park

Whether admiring the views, looking for a special, locally made gift, or grabbing a delicious afternoon snack — you can do it all at the Food Truck Park, Wellen Park’s one-stop waterfront destination.


So much of Wellen Park’s magic happens at the waterfront — and now, you can shift your perspective of the water to from the water, with paddle boards and kayaks available for rent from the floating dock. We have bikes available for rent too!

Downtown Wellen Park food trucks and kayaking

80-Acre Lake

All trails lead to the lake! Travel from any one of Wellen Park’s neighborhoods to the lake with ease, and enjoy 2.8 miles of pedestrian paths along the water with uninterrupted views.

children running though water park

Splash Pad

Discover the refreshing joy of linear jets! With endless fun for the kids — as well as space for parents to sit comfortably outside the splash zone — there’s something here for the whole family.

three kids playing on a playground


Our playground is situated within a naturally picturesque setting for friends and families of all ages to get together and have a good time.

four women with yoga mats laughing

The Great Lawn

Here at the heart of the district is the great lawn, a dynamic home to the community’s larger markets, festivals, and celebrations.

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Town Hall

The hall is primely positioned overlooking the waterfront and adjacent garden — a perfect setting for anything from small and large events, meetings, and even weddings.

four chairs in lobby of hotel overlooking water


The ultimate perch for friends and family looking to stay in Downtown Wellen, the hotel is specially angled to give picturesque views from every room.



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