Things to do

Our Favorite Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches and Foodie Events

Temperatures may still hover close to 80 even in our coolest months, but any remotely “crisp” day by Florida standards warrants a visit to the closest fall festival, pumpkin patch or craft brewery. Fall festivities understandably look a bit different…

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Unique Spots for a Romantic Night Out by @roamsick

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so periodically we showcase local digital storytellers to introduce you to some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. We love following them and we hope you will too!   This time, we’re featuring Natalie…

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Where to Take a Cooking Class in Orlando

A guide to the best places to take a cooking class in Orlando As Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” We couldn’t agree more, although people who love to cook are wonderful…

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Guide to Viewing Disney Fireworks Outside the Parks

Here in Orlando, we have “The Most Magical Place on Earth” in our backyard. Walt Disney World is a magical place, and visiting such a place with our loved ones is all the more enchanting. Yet you don’t need to…

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50+ Best Things to do in Orlando this October

Is it just us or is there suddenly a noticeable fall breeze in the air? Check out dozens of fun things to do in Orlando popping up around town this October 2021. From spooky events to delicious bites at foodie…

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Best Haunted Houses in Central Florida for a Spooky Date

Halloween has been my favorite holiday since I realized that if you dressed up as your favorite comic book character as a kid, people would give you candy in return! Now that I’m much older, I enjoy a good scare…

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Spice Up Date Night on a Mystery Picnic

Looking for a fun, delicious new way to get out of the house, explore, and connect with your date? A mystery picnic from AmazingCo offers the perfect blend of fun, adventure, and culinary discovery, whether you’re visiting a city for…

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10 Perfect Picnic Spots in Orlando

Throughout the year, our weather is glorious, the sun is shining and being outdoors is an enjoyable activity. With so many parks and gardens in Orlando to choose from, packing up a picnic basket with someone special and having your lunch al…

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What’s Included in a Disney Fireworks Cruise?

Need a date night idea for a SUPER DUPER special occasion? You can now choose from multiple fireworks options at Walt Disney World. With increased options there come increased choices to make. Which Disney fireworks cruise is best for you…

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7 Quintessential Dates at Plant Street Market (VIDEO)

Plant Street Market is a one-stop shop for date night: delicious eats, a bustling brewery, easy access to the 22-mile paved West Orange Trail, and a killer outdoor patio.   Located 25 minutes from Orlando in charming downtown Winter Garden,…

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9 Upcoming Shows We Can’t Wait to See at Orlando Shakes

This Arts Season, Return Home to Orlando Shakes for the Best in Live Theater and Entertainment! SPONSORED — Looking for the finest on-stage entertainment in Central Florida? After more than a full year away, live entertainment is back at Orlando…

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How to Plan an Epic Halloween Horror Nights 2021 Date Night

In Orlando the festive holiday season tends to start a little early. And with Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) kicking off September 3 – October 31, 2021, the spooky Halloween season has officially begun!   This year marks the 30th…

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Don’t Miss this 3D Art + Bistro Experience at Dr. Phillips Center

From Creative City Project’s lineup of unique art experiences to the anticipation of this fall’s Immersive Van Gogh exhibit, interactive arts experiences are having a moment. And there’s a new one couples need to put on their radar: the new…

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A Progressive Date at Disney’s BoardWalk

Disney’s BoardWalk is arguably one of the best date night spots on Disney property. The picturesque boardwalk that transports you to a seaside town in New England becomes even more romantic as the sun goes down. There are plenty of…

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Daycation: Day Passes to Central Florida Resorts from ResortPass

We live in a major tourist destination, with incredible attractions, state parks, natural springs and impressive resorts. Not to mention the amazing beaches just a short drive away. In my quest to keep discovering new things, I rediscovered ResortPass, a…

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The Perfect Group Date Night: The Escape Ventures Orlando

SPONSORED — When it comes to a group date night, it’s great to have some staples to lean on: dinner and drinks, a movie and dessert, appetizers and board games.  But while everyone loves visiting their go-to spots in Orlando…

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50 Date Night Ideas on I-Drive for Locals

Tourists may come to mind when you think of International Drive. But reducing this vibrant district to solely a tourist mecca does it an extreme disservice. Local couples can take advantage of happy hour deals, diverse dining options, live music,…

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Best Orlando Spas for Couples

A day at the spa is the ultimate romantic outing when you just need an escape. Whether closing your eyes during a massage or staring deeply into the soul of your mate, you both will be able to relax and…

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100 Orlando Date Night Ideas

I’m guessing you are here for Orlando date night ideas, right? So, here are 100. You’re welcome. Post last updated September 2021 1. Paddle around Lake Eola in a swan boat Booking a swan paddle boat is practically a right…

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Your Guide to a Perfect Afternoon on Park Avenue in Winter Park

A local hub for dining, shopping, and exploring, Winter Park’s Park Avenue is no secret to Orlando locals. Offering up everything from popcorn drizzled with chocolate to pontoon boat tours, the area is popular for good reason. While small in…

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Orlando Resort Pools Locals Can Actually Use with Spa + Day Passes

The weather has been beautiful, gorgeous spring flowers are blooming all over and the summer heat awaits just around the corner. While you may have access to a refreshing pool, sometimes it’s more fun to grab your honey and relax in…

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Savor a French Inspired Date Night in Orlando

Over the past five years, France has become my second home. I fly home every couple of years to visit family in the Champagne region, eat incredible meals, and spend a few days wandering the streets of Paris in a…

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50 Bucket List Summer Date Ideas

Soaring temperatures, rainy afternoons, and a daily giving of thanks for air conditioning…yep, it’s officially summer in Orlando! Don’t let the season put a damper on date night; instead, tackle this bucket list of summer date ideas with your partner…

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A Day Trip to Keel Farms in Plant City

Living in the Orlando area usually means lots of time spent exploring our city’s distinct neighborhoods and hotspots. But, if you’re looking for something different with a small farm town feel, head out of the downtown hustle and bustle and…

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One-of-a-Kind Date Night: A Magical Bioluminescent Kayaking Tour

From Twinkling Stars to Illuminated Waters, Share a Magical Bioluminescent Kayaking Tour When you first see it you may think you’re looking at the stars in a dark night sky. When you realize it’s the water glowing, your world gets…

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Date Night on Montrose Street in Historic Downtown Clermont

The secret is out! Thanks to a $22 million revitalization project, Clermont is the next big thing to hit Central Florida. The historic downtown waterfront district is the perfect spot for date night, whether you’re enjoying live music by the…

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10 Disney Date Tips and Ideas from @datingindisney

Run by Stephanie, an Orlando local and Disney expert, @datingindisney is full of ideas for your next Disney date. Engaged and married on Disney property, Stephanie shares her best Disney date tips for keeping love alive as adults in the…

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A Walkable Date Night Itinerary Around Baldwin Park

Orlando is full of special corners waiting to be discovered, and if you haven’t visited Baldwin Park, you’re missing out on one of those corners! Baldwin Park is a beautiful neighborhood brimming with boutiques, restaurants, and fun things to do….

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25 Fun Things to do this Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando

Memorial Day weekend in Orlando is nearly here! Make this Memorial Day weekend, well, memorable, by adding one or a few of these must-do experiences to your calendar over the long weekend. 1. Watch Holiday Fireworks Book a staycation at one…

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What’s New on I-Drive for Locals

International Drive isn’t just for tourists. It’s a playground for locals, too, thanks to a host of fantastic restaurants, walkable entertainment complexes, exciting attractions and a constant stream of new additions. And now is the perfect time to visit and…

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Behold Sea Turtle Nesting on a Unique Space Coast Date Night

Walking hand in hand along the beach under the light of the moon, shoes off and water lapping over your feet is quite a magical way to end a date night on the Space Coast. But there are a couple…

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