Fun and Romantic Events Valentine’s Day Weekend in Orlando 2023

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Welcome to our official guide to the best Valentine's Day events in Orlando!  Want some fun activities you can do as a couple that'll get your pulse pounding or ideas for new things to try? We've got it! There are events for every couple to enjoy in Orlando and beyond.

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Fun Events Valentine's Day Weekend Orlando 2023

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Harbor Nights Romantico

Friday, February 17, 6:30-9pm
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel presents Harbor Nights Romantico, a lively event on the Harbor Piazza featuring wines, chef-inspired food stations and a live band. It’s an authentic Italian evening set beside a picturesque harbor that’s perfect for a date night or a fun night out with friends.

Experience their signature food and wine event on the hotel's scenic Harbor Piazza. Visit each food and wine station as often as you like throughout the evening. Enjoy mouth-watering Lamb Brasato or Wild Mushroom Strozzapreti Pasta while you sip on a vibrant Montepulciano or a crisp Pinot Grigio. Treat yourself with their delectable Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake or Mango Sorbet.

Listen and dance to live music, plus you can enjoy a special performance by Portofino's opera singers. The glow of twinkling lights, the aroma of Italian cuisine and the sounds of music in the air will sweep you away for a taste of ‘la dolce vita’ – the sweet life!


Featured Events

Date Night at Orlando Museum of Art
Tuesday, February 14, 5-8pm
As Jazz tunes play throughout the museum, guests are invited to enjoy extended hours at the Orlando Museum of Art on Valentine's Day! We will be highlighting local artisan makers and vendors in the Rotunda and Sculpture Garden, along with full access to the museum's galleries and exhibitions. It's the perfect Valentine's pre-dinner Date!

  • Access to the maker’s market is free.
  • Gallery Admission: $20, single ticket; $35, pair of tickets ($5 discount!)
  • Tickets will be available for purchase from the front desk during the event.
  • OMA Members receive free gallery access.


Events on Valentine's Day Weekend (February 9 – 12)

Orlando Ballet presents Moulin Rouge
February 9–12, 2023, 2pm and 7:30pm
Steinmetz Hall at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The spirit of Paris and the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, come to life in an evening of passion, betrayal, love, and high-energy can-can. Step into the romantic world as Jorden Morris’ original work, Moulin Rouge®The Ballet returns for a full staging.
Tickets $25 and up

2023 Love Your Shorts Film Festival
February 9 – 12, 2023
Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, Sanford
Annual showcase of short films from Florida and around the world.
$10/ film block or $75/weekend pass

Image credit: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center

 

AdventHealth Run 4 Love 4-Mile
Saturday, February 11, 7:30am
Showater East Fields (250 Perth Lane, Winter Park)
Costume contest
Free kids' race
$33 and up

407 Food Fair: Sweet & Spicy
Saturday, February 11, 12pm – 6pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Sample the food offerings from 12-20 food vendors and shop from local vendors while enjoying the views and brewing of Ivanhoe Park Brewing
No cover – food and beverage cost vary

Virginia Drive Live!
Saturday, February 11, 5pm – 9pm
Ivanhoe Village, Virginia Drive
Vendors are placed along Virginia Drive from Orange Avenue to Mills Avenue. Vendors consist of artists, retail, food and music.
$5 wristbands at Ten10 Brewing and at The Yard at Ivanhoe, which allow access to specials at select locations throughout the event.

The Indigo Bluegrass BBQ 2023
Saturday, February 11, 12pm – 4pm
Enjoy live bluegrass music by The Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band while grabbing a delicious meal from OakWood Smokehouse & Grill. Proceeds from the event support the OCIC’s mission to re-introduce the eastern indigo snake and striped newt to their habitats, with Central Florida Zoo. Save a species!
Donation levels starting at $100

Henry's Valentine Party
Saturday, February 11, Each time frame lasts 2 hours,
10AM to 12PM and 1PM to 3PM
Avian Reconditioning Center
Barn Owls are also known as the Valentine Owl due to their heart shaped face. Come and learn more about Barn Owls and make a Valentine card at this family friendly event.
$5 – $15

Valentine's Outdoor Movie Night featuring The Notebook
Saturday, February 11, 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Southern Hill Farms
Play yard games, watch the beautiful sunset from the rooftop deck and sip local craft beer and wine. Market will be open for handcrafted candles, lip balm, sugar scrub, local raw honey, and more.
Gates will open at 5:30 and the movie will begin at 7:15 pm, bring blanket or folding chair to sit and watch the movie on the lawn!
No outside alcohol, coolers or catered meals permitted.
$20 per car

Vintage Valentine Market 2023
Sunday, February 12, 11am – 5pm
Park Ave CDs
annual outdoor market, full of vintage, mid century & handmade goods, plus great food and drinks
FREE

Milk Mart Lazy Lover's Market
Sunday, February 12, noon-6pm
The Nook on Robinson
Annual market celebrating inclusivity and diversity in love.
FREE

Valentine's Day 2023 Events

Galentine's Market Party
Monday, February 13, 6pm – 10pm
The Veranda at Thornton Park
FREE

Valentine's Day Wine and Dine Class
Tuesday, February 14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Publix Aprons Cooking School at The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips
Class menu includes Chorizo-Stuffed Calamari Tubes, Chilled Asparagus with Soft Poached Egg, Pan-Roasted Porterhouse with Bone Marrow Whipped Potatoes, and Chocolate Ancho Pot de Crème
$70 per person

Valentine's Movie Night – Movie: As Good As It Gets
Tuesday, February 14, 7:30pm
Leu Gardens
Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an outdoor movie in Orlando’s most beautiful garden. Pack a dinner picnic basket and seating, alcohol is permitted. Online purchase required.
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to movie time due to location of the movie area in the gardens.
Cost: $7 adult, $5 child (4-17 years of age), plus tax and online fees.
Tickets available online starting February 6, 2023 until capacity.

Image credit: Leu Gardens

Open Mic @TheFalconBar
Tuesday, February 14, 9pm – midnight
The Falcon Bar
5 minute set for comedians, 3 songs, or 10 minutes for all other performers, anyone can come, sign up, and perform original music, rap, poetry, performance art, spoken word, comedy, etc. All are welcome! One drink minimum to perform (non-alcoholic options are offered).

Candle Making Class
Tuesday, February 14, 7pm – 9pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing

Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando
Tuesday, February 14, reservations and show 7:30pm
Ticket price will include a Gourmet 3 course Dinner as well as a Valentine's Day edition of the World Famous Dinner and Show!
$95 – $105

SAK Comedy Lab Valentine's Day Shows
Tuesday, February 14, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm
SAK Comedy Lab
$25 general admission; packages available for $60 – $80/couple

Lovers & Friends Wine Down Wednesday
Wednesday, February 15, 5:30pm – 9pm
DOMU – 3201 Corrine Drive #Suite 100 Orlando, FL
Ticket includes: Bottomless wine, sangria, bubbles, and beer on tap, Light bites (while supplies last), Live DJ
Outdoor event
$20 pre-sale tickets via Eventbrite, $30 tickets at the door (limited availability)
Parking is limited

Valentine's Day- Craft Beer & Pastries Pairing
Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, 4pm – 9pm
Deviant Wolfe Brewing
Craft beer and pastries pairing on Friday, February 17th and Saturday, February 18th. Flights include five Deviant Wolfe beers paired with five patisserie delights from Choulala Fine Pastries. The pairing is based on flavor profiles of both the beer and its matching dessert
Tickets can be purchased ahead through the Deviant Wolfe online store. This is not a guided tasting. Ticket holders should choose which day (Friday OR Saturday) they wish to attend and may come anytime between 4:00-8:30 PM on their selected day
$25

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Events below are TBA for 2023

Valentine's Weekend at Teatro Martini
February 10 – 14
Teatro Martini
Enjoy a multi-course meal, dinner show, rose, chocolate and soft drinks, plus free entry into Jewel Orlando speakeasy. Use code TEATRO99 when booking.
$99/couple

Pizza Making with Chef Bruno
Saturday, February 12, 2-4pm and 5-7pm
The House on Lang
Make pizza with Chef Bruno! Learn the secrets of the best pizza in Orlando. Wine pairing option available.
$120 per couple; $180 with wine pairing

Valentine’s Day Sunset Paddles with Epic Paddle Adventures
Saturday, February 12, 5pm and 7pm OR Monday, February 14, 5pm and 7pm
Lake Ivanhoe Boat Ramp
Valentine’s Day Adventure includes: kayak or paddle board rental, guided tour, complimentary sparkling wine, goodies, and flowers.
Multiple rental options available


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