Events

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

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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

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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 »

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 »

Pastry in the Park: October 22

Calling all dessert lovers! Have we got an event for you!! On Sunday, October 22nd at 6:30pm, seven Pastry Chefs from 11 Central Florida restaurants will come together for a dessert tasting experience like no other. In addition, savory bites will be provided by The Osprey Tavern, Seito Sushi, and Reyes Mezcaleria. PARTICIPATING CHEFS Amanda McFall – Urbain 40 Gloriann ... 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 »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks October 9 – 15

Social Hour, art shows, Oktoberfests, and more! Here are the top Orlando events for date night this week. MONDAY Whiskey Social with Michter’s Monday, October 9, 5:30pm The Courtesy Bar $15-$30 Art Night Out: Abstract Anomalies Monday, October 9, 6pm Orlando Museum of Art $30 TUESDAY Race for Relief Tuesday, October 10, 9am Avalon Town Park $20 Donation for Hurricane ... Read More »