11 Romantic Valentine’s Day Experiences on I-Drive

We are clearly proponents of celebrating with your honey year-round, but Valentine’s Day is special! This year, I-Drive has lots of special dinners and events for celebrating the day of love! Hence, we’ve compiled our favorite Valentine’s Day on I-Drive experiences, from wine festivals to wine pairings and an epic staycation idea!

Valentine’s Day at Taverna Opa

9101 International Dr #2240
Greek food + live belly dancing = yes! Treat your love to a 4-course Greek feast on Valentine’s Day for $85 per couple + tax & gratuity. Your 4-course meal consists of dishes such as Saganaki, a choice of a 22 oz. porterhouse or a 7 oz lobster tail for your main course, and a dessert of loukoumades (Greek donuts). Available on 2/14/20 only, reserve here.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
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Roses and Rosé at ICEBAR

8967 International Dr
The coolest place on I-Drive has a unique way to celebrate V-Day: Roses and Rosé! There are three package tiers ranging in price from $85 – $250. The Love Potion Package (VIP Section) includes a bottle of Moët Rosé, 2 appetizers, 2 faux fur coats and even dessert!

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All You Need Is Love & Wine at Cooper’s Hawk

8005 International Dr
All You Need Is Love & Wine is not only a wonderful life motto, but also the name of the Valentine’s Day dinner at Cooper’s Hawk. Available on February 11, the 4-course wine pairing dinner starts with a glass of sparkling Rosé and features dishes such as Roasted Beet Carpaccio and Grilled Filet Mignon. Finish with a decadent flourless chocolate torte Nightjar. Cost is $70 a person, and the dinner will be group seating. View the full pairing menu here.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
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Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two at Tapa Toro

8441 International Dr #260
There’s something innately sexy and romantic about flamenco dancing, and Tapa Toro knows all about it! Their Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two is more of an experience than simply a dinner. The dinner portion will consist of a 4-course surf & turf meal featuring dishes like Pan Con Tomate with Iberico to start, two 5 oz Filet Mignon, 7 oz Lobster Tail, and Chocolate Lava Cake with Salted Caramel Ice Cream for dessert. Also, there will be flamenco dancing for your entertainment. Cost is $85 per couple + tax and gratuity, and is available on 2/14/20 only. Make a reservation here.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
Image credit: Tapa Toro

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Oceanaire

9101 International Dr
Is seafood more your vibe for a romantic date night? The Oceanaire will help you celebrate your love all weekend long with a chef-inspired seafood special. Toast to your relationship with their seasonal Valentine’s cocktail, the Rose d’Amour.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
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3rd Annual Orlando Wine Festival at ICON Park

8375 International Dr
A wine festival taking place around Valentine’s Day couldn’t be more appropriate! The 3rd Annual Orlando Wine Festival will take place at ICON Park this year on February 15. The festival will feature over 35 vineyards and wineries, themed photo booths, a Rosé Garden and a pet adoption puppy park. Additionally, your ticket to the festival includes a ride on The Wheel. A sunset ride with your honey would be the perfect ending to the evening! In addition, the event will benefit the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Tickets start at only $20 a person, and can be purchased here.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
Image credit: Orlando Wine Festival

Hop on the Romance Capsule at ICON Park

8375 International Dr
For another romantic way to experience ICON Park, book a ride on the Romance Capsule! There are two packages to choose from:

I’m Sweet On You Package:

  • A private capsule for (2)
  • 1 rose for loved one
  • 2 glasses of champagne, wine or soft drinks
  • 1 box of chocolate truffles

The experience costs $110/per capsule plus tax, and can be reserved here

OR pull out all the stops with the Romance Capsule Package: 

  • A private capsule for (2) with a romantically themed interior
  • 1 rose for loved one
  • 1 full bottle of champagne or wine
  • 1 box of chocolate truffles

The experience costs$185/per capsule plus tax, and can be reserved here

Image credit: ICON Park

Valentine’s Day at Del Frisco’s

9150 International Dr
Rare wines, exquisite shared plates, and hand-cut steaks are in your future for a Valentine’s Day celebration at Del Frisco’s. You can choose your favorite meal from the regular menu or enjoy two featured offerings that will only be available February 14th-17th. Seating is limited so you’ll need to make your reservation right now in order to enjoy this experience.

Valentine's Day I-Drive
Image credit: Del Frisco’s

Have a Staycation at the Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection

8629 International Dr
After celebrating Valentine’s Day on I-Drive, forget about driving home! The Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection is located among all the fun I-Drive has to offer. The luxurious 4-diamond hotel will make you feel like royalty, perfectly ending your romantic evening.

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Attend a Valentine’s Day 80’s Prom

8371 International Dr
If you didn’t attend prom (or did and are dying to relive it in all its glory), head to Tin Roof for their Valentine’s Day 80’s Prom! Taking place on from 10pm-1am, come dressed in your best 80’s prom gear and make your hair as big as humanly possible for this unforgettable Valentine’s Day event.

Party it up at Howl at the Moon!

8815 International Dr
Wanting to have a different experience besides a sit-down dinner? Take V-day to the next level with a party at Howl at the Moon! Drink specials include $4 Bud Lights, $6 Walk of Shame shots, $7 Let’s Smash cocktails, and $25 for an 86oz Sex on the Moon bucket. Also, there will be giveaways and live music for you to enjoy throughout the night.

Check out more ways to celebrate love on I-Drive here.

Image credit: Howl at the Moon

Feature image credit: Tapa Toro

Disclosure: Some, but not all of the events listed in this post are hosted by our valued advertising partners.


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