Best Bets! Top Event Picks April 17 – 23

Valentine's Week at Enzian 2017

Enjoy Food Truck Wars, Florida Film Festival, Florida Music Festival, wine dinners & more this week in Orlando! MONDAY Chris Rock Monday, April 17, 8pm Dr. Phillips Center, Walt Disney Theater $49.50 and up TUESDAY Wine Dinner at Restaurant ASH Tuesday, April 18, 6:30pm Restaurant ASH $55 WEDNESDAY 32nd Annual Taste of Winter Park Wednesday, April 19, 5-8pm Winter Park ... Read More »

Toast to Spring at Harbor Nights Primavera, April 21

Harbor Nights Primavera Returns April 21, 2017 Escape to the romance of the Mediterranean under the twinkling lights of the Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.  Harbor Nights Primavera will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30pm – 9pm when guests will enjoy select wines and sparkling wines, expertly prepared gourmet foods from each of the hotel’s superb ... Read More »

Food Truck Bazaar + Free Bowling Event Series

The Orlando Food Truck Bazaar by The Daily City and Boardwalk Bowl are partnering up for a once-a-month night of food trucks and bowling April 26 + May 24 + June 28 6-9pm at Boardwalk Bowl. Guests will enjoy 6 food trucks, a full bar plus one free game of bowling. APRIL 26 Little Blue Donut Co. Up In Smoke BBQ ... Read More »

7th Annual Science of Wine: April 29

Far from your typical wine tasting, Science of Wine takes attendees on a cerebral and culinary exploration behind the science of one of the world’s most popular beverages. Hosted on Saturday, April 29 at Orlando Science Center, this oenological odyssey features presentations on multiple aspects of wine tasting, cooking with wine and more. Guests will also have the chance to sample more than 150 ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks April 10 – 16

Orlando Skyline

Enjoy the “Night Life!” From Paint Nite to Nerd Nite to wine dinners, you’re sure to find the perfect date night event this week in Orlando. MONDAY Monday Curtis Earth Trivia Monday, April 10, 6:30-8:30pm Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux Café FREE Admission Paint Nite at Rogue Pub Monday, April 10, 7-10pm Rogue Pub $45 TUESDAY Girls Night Out at DISENCHANTED! The ... Read More »

Generocity Orlando, A Party with a Purpose, Kicks Off April 26

A new event kicks off this month and it’s aimed at connecting Orlandoans to each other and to local nonprofit organizations. Created and hosted by Orlando magazine, Generocity Orlando will kick off for its first event on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Orlando Science Center. Generocity guests will enjoy a “Party with a Purpose,’’ learning about dozens of Central ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks April 3 – 9

Orlando events - Lake Eola Park

Grab your date and head to the city for a week full of outdoor movies, food trucks, sporting events, festivals, and more. MONDAY 11 Year Anniversary Celebration at Orlando Brewing Now thru April 9 Orlando Brewing FREE Admission (Menu prices vary) TUESDAY Anisocoria Barleywine Tasting Tuesday, April 4, 7pm Orlando Brewing $15 WEDNESDAY WineART Wednesday at Downtown Lake Mary Wednesday, ... Read More »

Velvet Sessions Featuring The Wailers Returns March 30

The award winning Velvet Sessions, a rock & roll cocktail party held in the Velvet Bar and Lobby Lounge inside Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, returns Thursday, March 30, 2017 with the band that put reggae on the map.  Straight from Jamaica, The Wailers will perform hits like “Get Up, Stand Up,” and “One Love” while guests enjoy specialty cocktails and ... Read More »

Best Bets: Top Event Picks March 27 – April 2

Get Your Jazz On at The Alfond Inn - Top Orlando Events for March 27-April 2

Wine dinners, science activities, concerts, charitable events & more to do this week with your date in Orlando! MONDAY Taste of Lake Mary Monday, March 27, 5:30-8pm Various locations $85/couple Orlando Soup Monday, March 27, 6:30pm 1010 West Church Street $10.44 TUESDAY Halter Ranch Wine Dinner at DoveCote Tuesday, March 28, 6:30-9pm DoveCote $65 Science Friday in Orlando Tuesday, March ... Read More »

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 »