Holidays

Where to Find Orlando’s Best Holiday Lights

It’s the holiday season in Orlando, which means break out the eggnog, Christmas movies and festive tunes. It’s also a great time of year to be outside enjoying the area’s holiday lights and decor. Here’s a guide to finding some…

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Winter Garden

SPONSORED — Looking for the perfect place to make new holiday memories this season? Celebrating the holidays in Winter Garden always tops our list each December. And this year, the city is looking especially merry and bright thanks to hundreds of…

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The Complete Guide to the Holidays at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando is loved by many Orlando couples because of the thrills and excitement found around every corner. The holiday season at Universal Orlando takes the joy of the holidays and amps up the excitement. Both theme parks are decked…

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Enchanting Holiday Dates in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is magical at any time of year. But it is especially enchanting during the holiday season. Dressed in twinkling lights and festive themed garland, the Wizarding World is a dream date…

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Our Top 5 Disney Hotels with the Best Holiday Decorations

There are over 20 hotels at Walt Disney World. And as you might imagine, each Disney hotel is decked out with decorations during the holidays. So which Disney hotels have the best holiday decorations? They’re all pretty great, but to…

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20+ Relaxing Things to Do for Thanksgiving Weekend

Forget going on a shopping frenzy. Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to slow down, unwind, and cherish time with your loved ones. While Thursday is all about connection and bonding over great food, the long weekend is another opportunity to…

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Skip the Cooking! Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

Things may not be 100% back to normal yet as we approach the busy holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own new traditions around the dinner table this year. Many of our local restaurants are again…

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The Complete Guide to the Holidays at Walt Disney World

Meet your honey under the magical mistletoe of Disney. This year marks a special time to celebrate the holidays at Walt Disney World. With the 50th anniversary celebration already underway, the merriest time of year is even more special, plus…

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How to do an At-Home New Year’s Eve Bubbly Tasting for Two

Despite feeling like 2020 may never end, here we are just over a week away from welcoming a brand new year. And while many New Year’s Eve events are still pressing forward, I’ve got a feeling many of us will…

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15 Bucket List Activities and Holiday Events to End the Year

Phew! At times it felt like 2020 would never end, but here we are in the final weeks of the year. Now is the perfect time to take a breath and enjoy the rest and together time that’s synonymous with…

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Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner To Go and Dine In

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year for most of us. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own new traditions around the dinner table this year, even if the guest list may be much smaller….

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Easter Dinner To Go: Local Picks for a Holiday Feast for Two

Easter Sunday is going to look a little different this year for most of us, as we can’t have family over or dine at our usual restaurants. However, many local restaurants have pivoted to curbside and takeout orders, even offering…

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Holiday Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for Two

During the holidays, few things are more romantic than a horse drawn carriage ride for two. The clip-clop of the horse’s hooves hitting the pavement, snuggling up with your sweetheart, and riding past beautiful scenery while savoring a cool nip…

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25+ Cheap and Free New Year’s Eve Parties in Orlando

When it comes to New Year’s Eve entertainment, there are typically only two choices: drop a few hundred dollars at an over-the-top extravaganza or watch the ball drop in your pajamas at home. But that’s not the case in Orlando!…

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10 Romantic Holiday Events in Winter Garden to Celebrate the Season

SPONSORED – With its quaint brick-lined streets, local eateries and boutiques, and paved pathways, Winter Garden is one of our favorite locales for date night. This year is looking especially merry with hundreds of twinkling lights and a large Christmas…

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24 Days of Holly Jolly Joy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the holidays in Orlando with our list of joyful activities to partake in together every single day from December 1 – 24. December 1: Insta-worthy photos with Santa Feel like kids…

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20+ Relaxing Things to Do Thanksgiving Weekend in Orlando

Forget going on a shopping frenzy. Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to slow down, unwind, and cherish time with your loved ones. While Thursday is all about connection and bonding over great food, the long weekend is another opportunity to…

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Best Restaurants to Host an Orlando Friendsgiving Celebration

The time of year has come to plan holiday gatherings, both with family and your closest friends! Hosting a Friendsgiving celebration is a fantastic way to bring your friends together and enjoy a great meal and conversation. Below you’ll find…

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Holiday Hotel Hopping at the Rosen Hotels and Beyond

Holiday lights, cocoa, caroling and Santa – you can find all of these things throughout the Rosen Hotels properties in Orlando. This year, they are featuring many holiday activities for locals and guests to enjoy. One of the biggest perks…

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12 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Winter Garden

Winter Garden is a romantic date night destination any time of year. But it’s especially charming during the holidays when the city is aglow with twinkling lights and ripe with holiday festivities for celebrating the season. From embarking on a…

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Photos: Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays

There is no shortage of ways to celebrate the holiday season at Disney World, and each park–including Epcot–has its own offerings for you to enjoy. Recently, Disney invited us to experience the magic of Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays….

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Top 8 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Disney World

More people visit Disney World during the holidays than any other time of year and for good reason. Disney has made it their business to offer an incredible amount of unique and magical ways to celebrate the holidays and this…

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Easter Happenings at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

Celebrate Easter’s delicious side at one of four Universal Orlando Resort hotels hosting epicurean happenings this Sunday, April 1st. Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort each welcome guests for chef-inspired Easter buffets…

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Merry and Bright Downtown Orlando Holiday Cocktail Crawl

Updated for 2019 Looking for a festive way to celebrate the holidays that also involves a bit of responsible imbibing? Several downtown Orlando bars have been made over into holiday wonderlands, complete with twinkling holiday lights and seasonally inspired concoctions….

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100+ Things to do for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2019

**Updated December 12, 2018** Our annual guide to New Year’s Eve in Orlando Are you ready to wave goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019? New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and there are TONS of ways to…

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Holiday Bucket List: 20 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Orlando

It may not feel like Christmas, but with twinkling lights and holiday decorations on display all throughout the city, it’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. While we totally support spending the holiday season planted firmly under the…

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Sounds of the Season Concert Series Debuts at Gaylord Palms

Along with ICE!, snow tubing, live Cirque Dreams shows and more this year, Christmas at Gaylord Palms will host the Sounds of the Season Concert Series, featuring a cappella concerts from the Orlando Gay Chorus and local group Voctave, along…

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Join Gaylord Palms in Breaking Guinness World Record for Biggest Mistletoe Kiss

Be one of hundreds of couples breaking the world record for most couples kissing under mistletoe.  Gaylord Palms Resort will welcome couples to celebrate love and the spirit of the season during its Kiss-Story in the Making special event on December…

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Festival of Trees Ugly Sweater Date Night at OMA November 17

There’s a fun new event for couples happening this year during the 31st annual Festival of Trees. On Friday, November 17, couples are invited to the Orlando Museum of Art for a special Ugly Holiday Sweater Date Night presented by…

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Grande Lakes Gobbler 5k and More Thanksgiving Fun Runs in Orlando

The holidays are just around the corner, as is the arrival of cooler temperatures, more family time, and comfort food so good nobody will blame you for abandoning your diet for the next two months. Before you enter into a…

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90+ Things to do for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2018

**Updated December 12, 2018** Our annual guide to New Year’s Eve in Orlando Are you ready to wave goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019? New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and there are TONS of ways to…

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