Things to do

Outdoor Arts Experiences: Concerts, Movies, Theater and More

Cool breezes and crisp weather have arrived in Central Florida. And with social distancing measures still in place, our local arts organizations are coming up with creative solutions, many of them bringing unique outdoor arts experiences to the community. Here’s…

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Top 10 Ideas for a Winter Garden Date Night this Fall

SPONSORED — Itching to get out of the house? Now is the ideal time to discover–or rediscover–the charm of historic Downtown Winter Garden. This walkable downtown is one of our go-to locales for a memorable date with plenty of places…

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Orlando-Area Resort Dates Without an Overnight Stay

While the thought of whisking away on a much needed holiday sounds blissful, you may not feel comfortable committing to that right now or have room in the budget for a getaway. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some time…

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At-Home Date: Dinner Date in Your Living Room from Cre8tive Crate

Since mid-March, we’ve been in awe of the creativity on display from countless businesses in the Orlando community in response to the pandemic. Local restaurants have gotten creative with outdoor seating, and savvy entrepreneurs have pivoted to offering full service,…

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20+ Socially-Distanced Halloween Events in Orlando

This year’s Halloween season is certainly different than any years past, but there’s still lots of spooky fun to be had. You and your special boo can reconnect and have a ghoulishly good time together with these Halloween events in…

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Central Florida Paddleboarding Tours Every Orlandoan Needs to Try

Relationships stay afloat when well-balanced, right? So, listen up couples and comrades… It’s time to test your stability – literally – with epic stand-up paddleboard (SUP) adventures. There’s no shortage of awesome watersport companies facilitating SUP rentals and/or guided tours…

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An Outdoor Movie Night in Your Backyard, No Set Up Required

Not quite ready to return to the movie theater? There’s a new local business in town that will bring the movies to you, setting up a cozy outdoor movie night in your own backyard. If you’ve been looking for a…

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Romantic Orlando Picnic

Spending time with your plus one can be both romantic and safe with a blanket, a basket, fresh bites, and a beautiful view. Create a DIY picnic adventure, filling a basket with your favorite foods from local eateries, or hire…

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10 Out of the Ordinary Outdoor Date Ideas

Itching to get out of the house? Enjoy a safe outdoorsy date this summer and fall by checking out one of these unique outdoor date ideas and experiences in Orlando. Outdoor Scavenger Hunts While Let’s Roam is a worldwide company,…

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A Romantic Day Date at Bok Tower Gardens

Situated between Orlando and Tampa in Lake Wales lies a special place that’s always worth the drive: Bok Tower Gardens. Set upon 50 acres, the gardens were founded by Edward W. Bok and designed by famed landscape architect Frederick Law…

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Daycation: Day Passes to Central Florida Resorts from ResortPass

Novelty, joy and new adventures are all synonymous with travel. But in a time where it’s unlikely we’ll be leaving our homes for far-flung travel destinations anytime soon, how can we experience those travel highs without traveling far from home?…

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Get Messy on a Private Splatter Paint Date Night at Pinspiration Orlando

SPONSORED — Looking to shake up your date night routine? There’s a new craft studio in town and we’re pretty in love with their signature date night offering. Owned by Jacksonville native Austin Patterson, Pinspiration Orlando in Oviedo offers a…

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Local Attractions Reopening for Date Night Fun

With Universal Orlando theme parks now open again and SeaWorld and select Disney parks just around the corner, many of our smaller attractions and date night go-tos are also reopening their doors with revised safety measures for eager date nighters….

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A Visit to Hontoon Island State Park: Central Florida’s Island Escape

Did you know there is a Florida State Park that is an island, right here in Central Florida? Near DeLand you can escape to a massive state park that is only accessible by private boat or the park’s ferry boat….

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Beaches Near Orlando to Enjoy While Social Distancing

There’s nothing like salty air, sunshine and sand in between your toes to reset your entire week! I am a hardcore beach lover and while we are still socially distancing in my household, we did venture off to the east…

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10 Things You Can do for Date Night Right Now

As things gradually begin to reopen throughout Florida, I’m here this week to tell you what you can do while still practicing social distancing. So if you feel ready to venture out into the world again — slowly and safely…

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Exploring Orlando’s Hidden Gems with @lego_explore_orlando

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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Entertaining Yourself (And Your Boo) While Social Distancing

Just because you’re unable to venture into the city for the foreseeable future doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a date night with your partner. Humans are resilient; we’ve learned to adapt over the course of humanity and we can do…

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29 Epic Ways to Spend Leap Day February 29

Do you ever wish you and your sweetheart had more time together? Well, in 2020 we get an extra 24 hours thanks to the Leap Year. With this extra day falling on a Saturday, it is the perfect excuse to…

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Keep Close While Social Distancing: Support Local + At-Home Ideas

Post last updated May 7, 2020 In these uncertain times, one thing is certain: we’re all going to be spending a lot more time at home for the foreseeable future. Some of you may be adjusting to new work from…

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Home Honeymooning and How to Turn Everyday Tasks into Romance

Feature image credit: @portraitsbysami Picture this: you just spent a year and a half planning a wedding. Every single detail and dollar spent leads to this moment. You say “I do” and are ready to roll your suitcase into the…

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What’s Springing Up on I-Drive This Spring

Anyone who lives in Orlando has made a trip or two down to International Drive. While this area remains a tourist’s paradise, local residents can also find several fun options for a date night experience that feels like leaving town…

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Treat Yo’ Self! New Monthly Spa Memberships at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

A major perk of living in Central Florida is that the beach is only a short drive away. In an hour or less you can be sunning yourself on the east coast. Or you could be getting a massage or…

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Orlando Workshops for Girls Night + Couples: March 2020

Spring is near and the weather is warming up which means it is the perfect time to get out of your comfort zone and try something new with your girls or your love! We’ve rounded up the best Orlando workshops…

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Orlando Workshops You Can Enjoy in Your Own Home

One of the best things about the City Beautiful is that it’s filled with creatives! Throughout the city you’ll find a wide range of unique workshops from custom wood signs to cooking. There are even some businesses that offer mobile workshops…

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Feel the Love at Couple-Owned Businesses in Orlando

How can you combine your love for local businesses with your love of love, all year long? Support one of these couple-owned businesses in Orlando on a date night with your special guy or gal! EATS + DRINKS Hungry Pants,…

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Orlando Workshops for Couples + Girls’ Night this February

This content is proudly supported by Orange County Library System (OCLS) During the month of LOVE, try something new with your sweetie or best gals! Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops + classes happening this February. WHERE TO…

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New Ways to Enjoy Date Night in Sanford with @sanford365

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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Sip + Create at Maitland Art Center’s New Handmade Happy Hour Series

SPONSORED — Want to change up your usual happy hour routine? Trade your seat at the bar for a night of beer, wine, snacks and crafting at Maitland Art Center’s new adults-only Handmade Happy Hour series. It’s perfect for date night,…

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An Italian Inspired Date Night in Orlando

For a glorious 23 days last October, my life was getting lost in cobblestone alleyways, hiking far above the Ligurian Sea, indulging in a diet comprised entirely of pizza/pasta/gelato, trying my best to speak the Italian language, taking thousands of…

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50+ New Ways to Do Date Night in 2020

New year, new date night adventures! Not only is it a new year, but we’re beginning a whole new decade. This year brings tons of new Orlando date night possibilities no matter what interests you, and we’re so excited to…

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