Author Archives: Stephanie Patterson

Weekly Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage

La Femme du Fromage grilled cheese happy hour every Friday from 4-8pm

Enjoy a $12 grilled cheese & beer flight every Friday from 4-8pm at La Femme du Fromage You’ve probably already discovered beer flights and wine flights, but what about grilled cheese flights? You can taste one for yourself every Friday from 4-8pm during the relatively new Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage, an artisan cheese shop located ... Read More »

Totally Free Walking Tours in Orlando for Two

Free Walking Tours in Orlando - Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum

Most of us don’t have endless funds to spend on date night, but money doesn’t need to be a roadblock to spending quality time together. These free walking tours in Orlando will expand your mind while you bond over a new shared experience. Moonlight Walking Tour at Greenwood Cemetery Type of tour: Guided, outdoors Length: 2 hours Frequency: Once per ... Read More »

Happy Hour Test Drive: K Restaurant

K Restaurant happy hour test drive

I’ve always associated happy hour with blowing off steam after a long workday. But in the right setting, happy hour easily crosses over into romantic date night territory. Such is the case at K Restaurant in College Park, where light bites and libations are served in the cozy, candlelit bar, the porch, or the intimate outdoor garden patio. News of ... Read More »

Festival of Trees Ugly Sweater Date Night at OMA November 17

Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art

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 the Council of 101. Throughout the evening, you and your partner can peruse the Festival of Trees exhibit complete with ... Read More »

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

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 daylong food coma, work off some of those Thanksgiving calories by signing up for a Thanksgiving fun run or community ... Read More »

Bok Tower Gardens Hosting Seasonal Farm to Table Dinners

Bok Tower Gardens farm to table dinner

Bok Tower Gardens is hosting ongoing food & wine events perfect for date night.  There’s a new reason to check a day trip to Bok Tower Gardens off your date night bucket list! Situated between Orlando and Tampa in Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens ticks all the boxes for quality couple time. With 50 acres of winding pathways, gardens, and ... Read More »

6 Date Night Must-Do’s in Mount Dora

Date Night Must-Do's in Mount Dora

By Margot Tejera I’ll admit, when I first heard of a place called Mount Dora, I immediately thought about rolling hills and snow-topped mountains (quite an imagination…). Instead, the small historic town of Mount Dora contains hidden local gems that make up its charming character, making it the perfect destination for a date and day trip getaway. Mount Dora offers ... Read More »

26 Orlando Sports Date Ideas Under $50

10 Essential Central Florida Experiences - Orlando City SC

By Hannah Green Your favorite sport’s season can easily be spent on the couch, watching games in your PJs while eating snacks and scrolling through social media. Rising ticket prices may deter you from leaving the couch to attend a game in person, but this list of Orlando sports dates offers deals that will get you off the couch without ... Read More »

10 Must-Have Art and Performance Experiences in Orlando

Art in Orlando: Must-Have Experiences for Couples

In addition to the theme parks and blossoming food scene, Orlando also boasts a thriving arts community. Annual events like the Orlando Fringe Festival and Immerse are paired up with unique venues, art workshops, museum happenings, and stellar performances. Each offers a wonderful opportunity for a date night that will enrich your mind (and your relationship!), spark dialogue, support art ... Read More »

Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in Orlando this Fall

Fall Outdoor Movies in Orlando 2017

Is it just us, or has there been a noticeable cool breeze in the air lately? It’s officially fall in Central Florida which means its time to take date night outside! A romantic dinner outdoors on a patio, a picnic for two in the park, and watching an outdoor movie under the stars are a few of our favorite cool weather ... Read More »

Date Night at Topgolf Orlando

Topgolf Orlando opening Friday, October 20 for play, food, and fun There’s a new date night hotspot in town! After much anticipation, Topgolf Orlando will officially open its doors on Friday, October 20 at 9am. The sprawling 65,000 square foot facility includes dozens of hitting bays, an outfield with targets of various distances, a spacious bar, and a full food ... Read More »

Date Night Deal: $29 Three-Course Harvest Menu at Seasons 52

Seasons 52 Orlando Harvest Dinner

Magical Dining Month sadly came to an end last week, but there’s a new deal in town worth adding to your date night rotation. Through November 22, Seasons 52 is offering a special three-course prix fixe $29 Harvest Dinner menu highlighting fall flavors. The menu is comprised of 11 chef-selected seasonal dishes including your choice of starter, entrée, and dessert ... Read More »

Immerse 2017: Experience Art Like Never Before on October 21

Immerse 2017 downtown Orlando

The Creative City Project returns as IMMERSE on October 21, 2017 Imagine strolling around the city as over 1,000 artists and performers take to the streets of Downtown Orlando to showcase our local community’s creative talent and you’ve painted a pretty accurate portrait of the annual Creative City Project. This much-anticipated annual event, previously known as The Creative City Project, ... Read More »

Brunch Buzz: The Melting Pot Orlando

The Melting Pot Orlando Sunday brunch

Brunch has always been the ultimate indulgence in my hierarchy of most-loved meal times. What’s not to love about an entire meal crafted around the concept of getting up late and enjoying a savory feast accompanied by endlessly flowing mimosas? The only thing usually missing from brunch is dessert. Which is why I was practically leaping for joy when I ... Read More »

Date Night for a Cause: Upcoming Events for Giving Back

Date Night for a Cause in Orlando - Fall Events for Giving Back

In the wake of numerous recent tragedies in our local community and around the world, you may feel a desire to contribute and make a difference. Change starts in our local community, and there are numerous ways to support meaningful causes right here in Orlando. Give your date night a charitable twist by donating your time to package meals, dining ... Read More »

Happy Hour Test Drive: Luma on Park

Luma on Park happy hour test drive

Situated on the corner of Park Avenue and E New England Ave in Winter Park, Luma on Park is one of those restaurants you’ve got to visit for date night at least once. The restaurant, helmed by Chef Brandon McGlamery (Prato, Luke’s Kitchen & Bar), combines an upscale setting, boutique wine list, and seasonally driven cuisine working in unison to ... Read More »

Date Night Buzz: Wonderland Cookie Dough

Wonderland Cookie Dough - Celebration, FL

New edible cookie dough shop Wonderland Cookie Dough now open in Celebration A new addition to Orlando’s delicious dessert scene, Wonderland Cookie Dough in Celebration invites you to indulge your sweet tooth with a scoop (or three, we won’t tell) of edible cookie dough served in a cup or waffle cone. After what felt like an eternity, Wonderland Cookie Dough ... Read More »

42 Must-Go Halloween Events in Orlando for Couples

Halloween Events in Orlando for Couples 2017

Give date night a spooky twist at one of these Halloween events in Orlando Halloween is just around the corner, but you can partake in frightful festivities all month long. Start planning your couples costume, stock up on your favorite Halloween goodies at the store, and do date night at one of these fantastic Halloween events in Orlando. We’ll be ... Read More »