Best Bets: Top Event Picks March 20 – 26

Orlando Event Picks March 20 - 26

Enjoy Chef’s Night, wine dinners, An Evening of Magic at Christner’s and more this week for date night in Orlando! MONDAY Chef’s Night at Second Harvest Food Bank Monday, March 20, 6-9pm Second Harvest Food Bank $100 Edible Landscaping with Leu Gardens Monday, March 20, 6:30pm Orange County Library System – Herndon Branch FREE Admission Ocean Sun Brewing One Year ... Read More »

10th Annual Reading Between the Wines with Art Smith & Norman Van Aken

Reading between the Wines, the annual fundraising event for the Adult Literacy League, returns Wednesday, April 12, 2017 with what promises to be an unforgettable evening of culinary tastes and tales.   Attendees will enjoy delicious food and beverages from local restaurants followed by a special presentation featuring James Beard award-winning chefs and cookbook authors, Art Smith & Norman Van Aken.  Participating in a ... Read More »

Girls Night Out at DISENCHANTED! The Hilarious Hit Musical


We’re ready to let lose on a slightly wicked Girls Night Out at DISENCHANTED! The Hilarious Hit Musical, on stage April 11 through 20, 2017 at The Plaza Live Orlando.  Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know – the original storybook heroines ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks March 13 – 19

Top Orlando Event Picks March 13 - 19, 2017

From the Breckenridge Beer Dinner to Raglan Road’s Mighty St. Patrick’s Day Festival to the Mills 50 District St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl & more, you’re sure to have the luck o’ the Irish with your date this week in Orlando. MONDAY Open Mic Night at Orlando Brewing Monday, March 13, 7-9:30pm Orlando Brewing FREE Admission TUESDAY SAK Level One ... Read More »

Do Good Date Night at Feeding Children Everywhere: March 31

do good date night

Do Good Date Night is back and we’re once again partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere, a local non-profit that has sent more than 30 million meals to hungry children across the world since it began in 2010. The meal, which has ended up in stomachs as close as Sanford and as far away as the Philippines, is a mix of ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks March 6-12

5 Chefs 5 Charities annual Orlando Event at The Alfond Inn

Painting events, wine dinners, perfect date night films and more await you this week in Orlando. MONDAY Orlando Magic Pride Night, Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks Monday, March 6, 7pm Amway Center $20 and up Orlando Paints “Ferris Wheel at Night” at Tapa Toro Monday, March 6, 6:30-9pm Tapa Toro $30 Paint Night at Rogue Pub Monday, March 6, ... Read More »

Date Night for a Cause: Guest Chef Night at Second Harvest with Seasons 52

Second Harvest Food Bank’s much-loved Chef’s Night series returns this month with a special feast prepared by James Messinger, Corporate Executive Chef of Seasons 52. Held on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 6pm – 9pm at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, the event gives guests a chance to support a stellar local non-profit while enjoying a delicious five-course meal.  Chef Messinger ... Read More »

Jazz, Joel & John: March 17 & 18

The powerful, 160-piece CFCArts Symphony Orchestra and the dazzling CFCArts Big Band will team up on Friday March 17th and Saturday March 18th to bring you Jazz, Joel, and John, a musical homage to two songwriting legends. Featuring an exciting combination of some of the best jazz standards and orchestral arrangements of the music of Billy Joel and Elton John, these two ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks Feb. 27 – Mar. 5

Enjoy wine and art events, festivals, soccer games & more with your date this week in Orlando. MONDAY 311 at House of Blues Orlando Monday, February 27, 7pm House of Blues Orlando $41.50 Creative Coloring Monday, February 27, 7-8pm Alafaya Library FREE Admission TUESDAY Artway to Haven Tuesday, February 28, 5pm Haven Orlando FREE Admission A Night Out for the ... Read More »

Dr. Phillips Center Presents Pilobolus: Shadowland


Created by famed dance company Pilobolus, Shadowland is a first-of-its-kind performance combining modern dance with high-energy, fast-paced multimedia, merging front-of-screen choreography with projected images and moving screens of different sizes and shapes. In other words: this is like nothing you’ve ever seen! The production tells the story of a teenage girl, longing for her independence, with nowhere for her thoughts to ... Read More »

Culture Pop! Returns Friday, March 3

Not your typical exhibition opening, Culture Pop! is Central Florida’s original interactive art party. Attend this one-of-a-kind event series on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 6-9pm when the Art & History Museums – Maitland kicks off Art31, a 31-day series of events and exhibitions that honor the legacy of the Maitland Art Center. Culture Pop! includes the opening of the highly-anticipated ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks Feb. 20 – 26

Best Bets! Top Event Picks February 20-26, 2017

From comedy shows to wine events to festivals, you’ll find plenty of romantic opportunities to explore with your date this week in Orlando. MONDAY SAK Comedy Lab Advanced Conservatory Showcase Monday, February 20, 7:30-9pm SAK Comedy Lab FREE Admission Monday Curtis Earth Trivia Monday, February 20, 6:30-9:30pm Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux Café FREE Admission TUESDAY Drinkable Arts at Rogue Pub ... Read More »

Samurai Supper: March 1st at Baoery Asian Gastropub

Join us on Wednesday, March 1 for a culinary tour of Baoery Asian Gastropub, a stellar neighborhood eatery in the heart of the Thornton Park District. On this special night, couples will share a six-course feast created by award-winning Executive Chef/Partner Greg Richie and inspired by Japan, Korea and Thailand. Dinner also includes a welcome “Boba and Bubbles” (or Kirin ... Read More »

Orlando City Kickoff Week Begins February 24

Orlando City Soccer

Since debuting just a few years ago, Orlando City has since taken off and transformed soccer into one of Orlando’s most beloved local sports. This year, Orlando City’s return is extra special, as the Lions will be kicking off the 2017 MLS season in the brand new Orlando City Stadium. With the new stadium debut comes a slew of exciting ... Read More »

Downtown Food & Wine Fest Returns Feb 25 & 26

The Ninth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest is set for Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, 2017 when more than 30,000 foodies and wine lovers will descend on Lake Eola Park to experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. The two-day Fest features mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s restaurants, 50 domestic and international ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks for Feb. 13 – 19

Enjoy “Love Under the Stars” at Rogue Pub, Valentine’s Beer & Chocolate Pairing at Orlando Brewing, a Valentine’s Evening Gourmet Adventure Cooking Class, Sax After Dark & more romantic events with your date this Valentine’s week in Orlando. MONDAY Paint Nite – “Love Under the Stars” Monday, February 13, 7pm Rogue Pub $45 Open Mic Night Monday, February 13, 7-10pm ... Read More »

Love is in the Air During the February 18 Edition of Science Night Live

Live from Orlando, it’s Science Night Live! An evening reserved only for adults, enjoy everything you love about Orlando Science Center with grown-up-inspired programming during Science Night Live on Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8:00–11:30pm. They say the best dates have good chemistry so show off your science side and bring your sweetheart to the Orlando Science Center. This month’s edition of Science ... Read More »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day All Week at Enzian

Valentine's Week at Enzian 2017

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a week full of romance films at Enzian. This much-loved independent theater will present a handful of fun and festive events beginning February 9 through February 14, 2017. Harold and Maude – Popcorn Flicks in the Park Thursday, February 9, 7pm Central Park, Winter Park Deadpan rich boy Harold (Bud Cort) keeps staging elaborate suicide tableaux to get the attention ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks for Feb 6 – 12

Lake Eola swan boat rides orlando events

Start making plans for heading out on the town this week in Orlando.  MONDAY District at Mills50: Maker Monday Monday, February 6, 5-9pm SOS Art Gallery at FREE Admission (Menu prices vary) TUESDAY Omakase with Chef Morimoto Tuesday, February 7, 6pm Morimoto Asia $250 Moet Hennessy Wine Dinner Tuesday, February 7, 6:30pm Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton $150 Gentleman’s Guide ... Read More »

Dr. Phillips Center Reveals 2017/18 Broadway Season in Orlando

Broadway Season in Orlando

We are simply gushing over the upcoming Broadway Season in Orlando! The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America have announced the roster of shows that will arrive in the Walt Disney Theater during the FAIRWINDS 2017-18 Broadway Season in Orlando and it’s packed with productions we cannot wait to see. The new ... Read More »