Events

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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Free Admission at Wild Florida May 24 – 29 for Annual Gator Week

Wild Florida’s Annual Gator Week is back May 24 – 29, 2021! It just doesn’t get more Florida than a week-long celebration honoring alligators, and at a local gator park no less. To many, alligators are viewed as fierce carnivores…

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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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Change Up Date Night with Hilarious Virtual ShakesBeer: Hamlet Edition

Our local Orlando arts community has been incredibly innovative and fast to adapt to current social distancing guidelines. From virtual museum exhibits to a virtual wine party and at-home science experiments, we’ve had a bevy of ways to enjoy date night…

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Friday Date: Enzian + Bungalower Drive-In Movie Theater Series

Missing the magic of the movies? Thanks to Enzian Theater and Bungalower’s new drive-in movie series, you can watch a flick from the comfort and safety of your own car at multiple locations throughout Orlando. Soak up the nostalgia with…

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Host a Virtual Wine Party + Support Orlando Science Center

Calling all wine lovers! National Wine Day (May 25) is just a few weeks away, and Orlando Science Center has dreamed up a fun way to celebrate. OSC’s ongoing virtual fundraiser, Stellar Wine Cellar, provides you with wine, offers from…

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Join a Virtual Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Class May 1

The creativity, innovation and adaptability of the Orlando community has been astonishing and joyous to witness these past few weeks. And this week, a few of our favorite local Orlando ladies have planned an extra special virtual event that’s perfect…

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Downtown Clermont Hosting Free Bicycle Scavenger Hunt March 21

UPDATE: As a preventative measure due to Coronavirus, this event has been canceled. Cool date day alert!! Explore Clermont’s charming streets and parks on two wheels during the city’s upcoming 3rd Annual Cycle & Seek bicycle scavenger hunt.  Perfect for…

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Spring Arts Preview: 50+ Upcoming Orlando Arts and Culture Events

OUR SEASONAL GUIDE TO THE BEST ORLANDO ARTS AND CULTURE HAPPENINGS FOR DATE NIGHT Orlando boasts vibrant murals, dynamic outdoor art installations and galleries that give locals and visitors the opportunity to explore the visual artistry of its residents. On…

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Museums, Events + Eateries to Explore Together During Black History Month

Every February, we celebrate the history, achievements and contributions of African Americans during Black History Month. From the many African-American neighborhoods and towns, including Parramore and Eatonville, there’s an abundance of ways to celebrate Black History Month in Orlando. Check…

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Thornton Park District Hosting Beach-Themed Music Festival this Saturday

Thornton Park District hosting 1st annual all-day, beach-themed music festival featuring Sugar Ray, Eve 6 and a 150-ft long wake board track Get ready to rock out to some of your favorite ’90s bands while soaking up summertime vibes this…

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Start the New Year with Self Care Month in Ivanhoe Village

Wellness is a top New Year’s resolutions, and unfortunately self care is often forgotten due to our busy lives. If you’d like to start incorporating treat yo’ self activities into your routine, Ivanhoe Village has deemed January Self Care Month…

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Top Orlando Events for 2020: Concerts, Festivals, Plays and more!

Welcome to 2020! If you and your boo are in need of date night inspiration, look no further! Our list of top Orlando events for 2020 is full of concerts, food and wine events, plays, cooking classes and more to…

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