Events

Stargazing Date: Winter Sky Festival at Seminole State Planetarium

Seminole State Planetarium

Are you and your date totally space-obsessed? Then you won’t want to miss the upcoming Winter Sky Festival Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Seminole State Planetarium. The lineup for the stellar evening includes a host of FREE activities including science demonstrations and presentations, telescope observations, and the planetarium’s flagship Central Florida Nights, an outdoor laser tour of the night ... Read More »

37 Orlando Events Now Through January 1

Orlando events through January 1

Enjoy FREE holiday movies, a holiday sushi class, romantic holiday events, hockey and basketball games, and 100+ New Year’s Eve celebrations with your date during this most wonderful time of year! Here are some of the best Orlando events happening now through January 1, 2018.  Winter Wonderland at Wekiva Now through December 30 (closed Christmas day) Wekiva Island Free outdoor ... Read More »

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

New Year's Eve in Orlando 2018

Our annual guide to New Year’s Eve in Orlando It’s nearly New Year’s Eve in Orlando! Time for the ultimate date night. Here are some of Central Florida’s best ways to say farewell to 2017 and hello to 2018. *NOTE* this New Year’s Eve in Orlando list will update and expand frequently throughout December, so be sure to check back often. Please send ... Read More »

13 Festive Events in Orlando This Week and Beyond

Events in Orlando this week and beyond

The holiday season has officially arrived, and with it comes countless events in Orlando to celebrate. Take your pick of holiday fun runs, a Christmas cabaret, a holiday cocktail class, ugly sweater contest, and more. Here are some of our favorite upcoming festive events to attend with your date. Kiss-Story in the Making December 7, 8:15pm Gaylord Palms Resort & ... Read More »

Sounds of the Season Concert Series Debuts at Gaylord Palms

ICE 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 with a very special collaboration between Opera Orlando, Orlando Philharmonic, and the Orlando Ballet. All performances will take place on ... Read More »

27 Things to Do This Thanksgiving Weekend in Orlando

Things to do for Thanksgiving Weekend in Orlando 2017

It’s turkey time! Thanksgiving week 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 explore and connect. Here’s a lengthy list of suggestions for maximizing your quality time this weekend: Free Fun The Morse Museum 445 North ... Read More »

Seven Events We’re Loving This Week in Orlando

This week in Orlando - Retro Game Night

From holiday festivities to magic and a retro-inspired game night, the date night options this week are endless. Here are a few of our top event picks to enjoy with your date this week in Orlando. Thirsty Third Thursday in The Milk District  Thursday, November 16 6:30pm Market on South $10 – $25; bring canned goods to benefit Second Harvest ... Read More »

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

gaylord palms mistletoe

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 7, 2017, at 8:15pm when the resort will seek the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for most couples kissing under mistletoe ... 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 »

Five Not-To-Miss Feasts This Week in Orlando

It seems that food is dominating the social calendar this week in Orlando. Here’s a selection of delicious diversions and scrumptious ways to date your mate.  A Gastronomic Tour of France Wednesday, November 8 6:30-9:30pm East End Market Apex (Upstairs) $95 per person (tax and gratuity included) Annual Feast of Fonzo Thursday, November 9 6:30pm The Rusty Spoon $65/person Tokyo ... Read More »

10 Reasons to Attend Winter Garden Music Fest This Saturday

20,000 residents and visitors are expected to enjoy 11 hours of simultaneous, continuous entertainment during this weekend’s Winter Garden Music Fest 2017, an outdoor music celebration in the heart of one of Orlando’s best historic downtowns. 1. MUSIC: More than 25 musical acts will delight audiences at venues along Plant Street and on the Main Stage, including: The Jonnie Morgan ... Read More »

¡Fiesta! is Coming to Orlando: November 3 & 4

Florida’s largest Symphony Orchestra invites you to indulge in a vibrant celebration of dynamic cultures, unforgettable melodies and fiery rhythms. ¡Fiesta! – performed by the Central Florida Community Arts Symphony Orchestra – will present music from Spain and Latin America in a colorful and powerful concert that will have you dancing all night long. Featuring Mariachi Cobre and other special ... Read More »

We’re Hosting at Five-Course Discovery Dinner at Tapa Toro

Update: This event has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 1, 2018. Get your tickets here! We’re turning the typical wine pairing dinner on its head with our new Discovery Dinner Series. We debuted this off-the-wall concept in August at Deep Blu Seafood Grille, a sold-out event with nothing but amazing feedback.  “We’ve been doing the Tables in Wonderland events for years ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks October 23 – 29

Hocus Pocus Live, Brisket & Brews, farm to table dinners, Halloween parties and more! Here are our picks for the top Orlando events for date night this week. MONDAY The Waterfront Chef’s Dinner Monday, October 23, 7pm-10pm The Waterfront $35-$45 TUESDAY Rooftop Yoga Tuesday, October 24, 6:30pm-7:30pm The Balcony Orlando $7 WEDNESDAY lee and rick’s oyster bar 67th Anniversary Wednesday, ... Read More »

Don’t Miss Couples Olympics at Planet Obstacle: Nov. 16

couples olympics

This adults-only event gives couples the chance to race, bounce, climb and compete for charity. Earlier this year, an AMAZING new facility opened in Lake Mary. Designed for families (and absolutely perfect for birthday parties) the 50,000-square-foot Planet Obstacle is like nothing Orlando has seen before.  On Thursday, November 16th at 7pm… the GROWN UPS are taking over!! We’re hosting ... Read More »

Do Good Date Night: Couples Cooking for Good

Do Good Date Night

We’ve got another Do Good Date Night in the works for November, but this time we’re changing things up a bit. On Tuesday, November 14, we’re inviting 12 couples to a cooking class that’s 100% in support of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Couples Cooking for Good gives participants the chance to roll up their sleeves and take over ... Read More »

Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic: October 27 – 28

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its eighth year October 27 – 28. Featuring more than 60 food and beverage stations and 11 educational seminars taught by members of the resort’s food and beverage team, this two-day foodie fiesta gives guests numerous opportunities to sip and savor along the resort’s causeway, private lake, ... Read More »

Ladies! It’s Time to Whine & Wine! Join us on Nov. 8

Ladies! Is life handing you lemons? Is something (or someone) getting under your skin? We want to hear about it over a glass (or two) of wine at our hilarious new event: Whine & Wine, a Girls’ Night Out hosted by Orlando Date Night Guide on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  A fun and relaxed night designed to help us gals ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks October 16 – 22

Dr. Phillips Center

Halloween isn’t just for kids! Enjoy a Halloween bar crawl, a cemetery tour, a Spooky Star Party, Oktoberfests and more with your date! Here are the top events in Orlando this week. MONDAY The Florida Project October 16-26 Enzian Theater $11 TUESDAY SandwichEatUp at Plant Street Market Tuesday, October 17, 6pm Plant Street Market FREE Admission (Menu prices vary) On ... Read More »