Events

Free Admission at Wild Florida May 23 – 28 for Annual Gator Week

Move over Shark Week – the ultimate predator is about to take center stage in Central Florida. Gator Week is Back! Wild Florida’s Annual Gator Week is back May 23 – 28, 2022! It just doesn’t get more “Only in…

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40+ Best Things to do in Orlando in May: Events and More

Hello, May! Spring is giving way to summer, and things are heating up. Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day Weekend all mean there are lots of May events in Orlando. Let’s start things off with Cinco de Mayo,…

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40+ Events / Things to Do in Orlando in April

Events / Things to Do in Orlando April 2022 Universal Orlando Mardi Gras February 5 – April 24, 2022 Universal Orlando The parades and beads are back. The concerts are back with incredible performers including Khalid, Marshmello, Jason Derulo and…

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The Couple’s Guide to the Florida Film Festival

Movies make for some of the best date nights, wouldn’t you agree? And the most spectacular event for movie lovers is back, right here in Orlando. The Florida Film Festival lasts 10 days all centered around unforgettable films, shorts, scrumptious…

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40+ Best Things to do in Orlando in March: Events and More!

Spring is upon us and there are so many fun events happening in the City Beautiful. Enjoy the sunshine at a market, try an art class or explore the foodie scene. There is something fun to try all throughout the…

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How to Have an Epic Date at Universal Orlando Mardi Gras 2022

Get ready for the biggest party at Universal Studios! The 2022 Universal Orlando Mardi Gras celebration marks the return of the epic weekend concerts, full parade, and delicious food after a two-year absence. This annual festival at Universal takes place…

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50+ Event Picks for Date Night this February

The month of love and connection brings so many new ways to have fun together. From movie nights to cooking classes, there are so many ways to spark the romance this month in Orlando. There’s a lot on our curated…

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A Luminous Date at the Asian Lantern Festival

Is anyone else feeling overwhelmed by the amount of things to do in Orlando during the holidays? I have found a solution. The Asian Lantern Festival at the Central Florida Zoo is relaxing, and it lasts until January 16, 2022,…

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Inside Look at Immersive Van Gogh Orlando

Immersive Van Gogh has arrived in Orlando! This unique new date night option can be found at the Orange County Convention Center through January 15, 2022. With tons of dining options nearby on International Drive, this is the perfect location…

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50+ Things to do for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2022

OUR ANNUAL GUIDE TO NEW YEAR’S EVE IN ORLANDO It’s nearly New Year’s Eve in Orlando! Where will you be locking lips with your sweetie at midnight on December 31? Every year, we put together a curated list of Central…

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20+ Seriously Spooky Halloween Date Ideas for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, but you can partake in frightful festivities starting as soon as September. Start planning your couples costume, stock up on your favorite Halloween goodies at the store, and do date night at one of…

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Fall on the Farm Festival Returning at Grande Lakes Orlando

Are you counting down the days until Orlando’s slightly cooler fall temperatures arrive? To help get you into the fall spirit, Grande Lakes Orlando, the 500-acre property home to The Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando, is bringing back its…

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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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50+ Orlando Events for Date Night this Month

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO THE BEST ORLANDO EVENTS FOR DATE NIGHT Get out and explore this month with your favorite plus one by checking out one of these top Orlando events for date night this September 2021! Whether you are…

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Unlimited Food + Sips at Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

SPONSORED — Calling all foodies! The beloved Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its 11th year Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30, 2021. Boasting unlimited tastings at more than 20 stations featuring culinary…

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Remembering Pulse: 5-Year Anniversary Memorial Events

June 12, 2021 marks the 5-year anniversary of the tragic Pulse Nightclub shooting, a day that devastated—and united—the Orlando community. In honor of the 49 lives lost and all of those affected by the Pulse tragedy, we’ve put together this…

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Adults-Only ‘Sunset at the Zoo’ Series at the Central Florida Zoo

Sunset at the Zoo, a seasonal adults-only event at the Central Florida Zoo is back this year on select dates from May 20 – October 21, 2021. This 21+ event invites you to step into the zoo after hours for…

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Orlando Shakes Presents Little Shop of Horrors May 5 – 23 at Lake Eola

It’s the most wonderful time of year to get outside and enjoy an outdoor performance under the stars! If you missed your chance to see Orlando Shakes’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream last month, fear not. This May, Orlando…

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New ‘In the Garden’ Pop-Up Food Series at Edible Education Experience

Looking for a fun and educational outing that doubles as a date night? Edible Education Experience, a local non-profit organization that empowers students and their communities through seed-to-table experiences, has launched a brand new “In the Garden” food series showcasing…

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6 Ways to Experience the Arts in Winter Garden this April

SPONSORED — Calling all art loving couples! Experience the arts in Winter Garden this April with a lineup of FREE and ticketed arts activities all month long, plus an all-day arts event and exclusive VIP Art Night on Saturday, April…

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Unlimited Food + Wine at Spring Food & Wine Classic April 17

For the first time ever, you won’t need to wait until October for unlimited food and drink samples at the beloved Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. This year, the resort is hosting a special one-night, all outdoors spring…

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Orlando Shakes Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream Outdoors at Lake Eola

Get ready for for an enchanting production under the stars filled with laughter and romance this spring. Orlando Shakes is making a spectacular return to live theater at the Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola with an outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream…

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Escape to Paris! Orlando Ballet Presents Moulin Rouge® Feb 11-14

SPONSORED — Itching for an escape? Whisk your date away to Paris for the evening with Orlando Ballet’s production of Moulin Rouge The Ballet February 11 – 14, 2021 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Prepare to be…

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Day Trip: Van Gogh Alive at The Dali Museum

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to step inside an artistic masterpiece, Van Gogh Alive at The Dali in St. Pete is a must-do date night experience that’s totally worth the drive. As an added bonus, The Dali is…

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New Date Night Alert: SubRosa Secret Pop-Up Dinner Experience

Looking for a unique date night idea? Best friends and College Park locals Keena and Andrea dreamed up the new SubRosa pop-up dining experience as a way to share their love of food and travel with the Orlando community. The twist…

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Thornton Park District Hosting Mini Golf Pub Crawl October 24

Do you consider yourself a bit of a mini golf champ? We love a good competitive game of putt putt, and each year the Thornton Park District puts its own spin on this fun pastime. Sign up with your love…

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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Reimagined as Staycation Package

We look forward to the annual Food & Wine Classic hosted at the sprawling Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort each October. While typically a weekend foodie event drawing a large crowd, this year’s festival has been totally reimagined…

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Date Night at OMA with Pig Floyd’s + Live Jazz August 8

Calling all art lovers! Enjoy a special limited capacity date night at OMA on August 8, 2020 when the museum will stay open late from 4-8pm. Live music from the Weldon Street Jazz band (5-8pm) will set the mood for…

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At-Home Date: Takeout + Orlando Philharmonic Virtual Concerts

Are you missing the magic of live music? The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is bringing the concert experience to your living room with a free, 4-part Summer Serenades virtual concert series this August. Concerts will premiere Saturdays at 8pm on August…

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Movie Date: Classic + Interactive Movies at Garden Theatre

It doesn’t get more classic than the tried and true dinner and a movie date night combo. That’s why we’re so excited about the return of this twist on the classic movie date: a seven-part Interactive Movie series at Garden…

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Support SoDo’s Local Businesses with a Virtual Pop Up Dinner for Two

In order to create a fun date night experience that continues to keep you safe, the SoDo District is hosting a Virtual Pop-Up Dinner for Two this Friday featuring several of the restaurants in their district that you can pick up…

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