Lake Nona is gearing up for some exciting business openings in 2024. From finger-licking good chicken to innovative wine experiences, here’s a sneak peek at the most anticipated businesses set to debut this year.

1. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers – January 10th

Kicking off the year with a flavorful bang, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open its doors on January 10th. This fast-food chain, originating from Baton Rouge, is renowned for its focus on chicken fingers. Although some locals haven’t had the chance to try it yet, anticipation is high, with the opening taking place at 12040 Pioneers Way, Orlando, FL 32832.

2. Aloft Hotel – January 11th

On January 11th, Lake Nona will welcome the Aloft Hotel, recognized as the “World’s Most Technologically Advanced Hotel.” Boasting 205 urban-inspired guestrooms, 15 suites, a sports-themed restaurant, and the impressive 10,000-square-foot Althea Lake Nona Events Center, this promises to be a modern metropolis within Lake Nona. Address: 7215 Corner Dr, Orlando, FL 32827

3. Curious Cork Wine & Provisions – by Spring 2024

The excitement is palpable as we eagerly await the grand opening of Curious Cork Wine & Provisions, expected to happen by Spring 2024. This wine bar pledges an exquisite experience with a diverse selection of 64 wines and 18 craft beers available by the ounce. Their warm hospitality and robust education program will make it a hotspot for both connoisseurs and casual wine enthusiasts alike. Keep an eye out for the opening at 14383 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832.

4. Brooklyn Water Bagel – Summer 2024

In the summer of 2024, Lake Nona will savor the taste of New York-style bagels and coffee with the arrival of Brooklyn Water Bagel. Famous for its proprietary water treatment system, “Brooklyn Water Works,” this establishment is set to become a go-to spot for bagel enthusiasts. Find them at 9368 Narcoossee Rd Ste 101, Orlando, FL 32827.

5. Crumbl Cookies – 2024

While the opening date for Crumbl Cookies remains a mystery, the buzz is undeniable. Known for their inventive weekly rotating cookie creations, this bakery is sure to be a sweet addition to Lake Nona. Stay tuned to Lake Nona Social for the latest updates on this project.

6. Persimmon Hollow Brewery Company – TBD

As construction at the Persimmon Hollow Brewery site seems to be at a standstill, the fate of the Lake Nona location remains uncertain. While the Port Orange location closed, the Lake Nona project is still in the works, with no official cancellation. We’ll keep you updated on whether this brewery will become a reality before the end of 2024.

Lake Nona is undoubtedly in for a treat with these exciting additions to its business landscape. Stay connected with Lake Nona Social for the latest updates on openings and events, ensuring you don’t miss out on the buzz in your community.


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