#KeepDancingOrlando at Orlando Come Out With Pride October 14

Orlando Come Out With Pride 2017

Strong, welcoming, resilient…these words all come to mind when I think of Orlando and its amazing, diverse community. We have faced incredible challenges as a city over the past several years, but despite those setbacks, we’ve proven relentless in remaining strong and unified. Now, it’s time to come together again and stand united for a celebration of love in all ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks September 18 – 24

Orlando Event Picks September 18-24, 2017

Get your mind off hurricane season for a little while by attending some of these great events! Here are our top Orlando event picks for the week. MONDAY Rooftop Zumba Monday, September 18, 6:30pm-7:30pm The Balcony Orlando $7 15th Annual Global Peace Film Festival September 18-24 Various Theaters $50-$99 for Festival Passes (Individual film tickets available) TUESDAY Rooftop Yoga Sunrise ... Read More »

Post-Irma: What’s Open and How to Help

Hurricane Irma may have passed, but many of us in Orlando and Central Florida are still picking up the pieces. Residents are still without power, trees are down, roads are flooded, and cleanup is just beginning. Despite the damage, countless local businesses stepped up to support those in need before Irma’s arrival, and continue to do so now that the ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks September 4 – 10

Think outside of the “date night box” with unique experiences like the Asylum Escape Room, Sunset at the Zoo, Foam Glow 5k & more this week in Orlando. MONDAY Asylum Escape Room Grand Opening Week Monday, September 4, Various times America’s Escape Game, I-Drive $39 and up TUESDAY Tuesday Run at Ten 10 Brewery Tuesday, September 5, 6:45-9pm Ten 10 ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 28 – September 3

Get ready for wine dinners, dance parties, festivals and more this week in Orlando. MONDAY The Waterfront Chef’s Dinner Monday, August 28, 7pm-10pm The Waterfront $35-$45 Unfiltered & Organic Comedy + Spoken Word Night Monday, August 28, 7pm-9pm Orlando Brewing FREE Admission TUESDAY Meet the Brewer: Johnnie Compton Tuesday, August 29, 6pm-8pm Rogue Pub FREE Admission WEDNESDAY PTK Live Taping ... Read More »

Do Good Date Night: September 15 (rescheduled to Sept. 22)

Do Good Date Night returns on Friday, September 15th with another opportunity for couples to enjoy a fun date night out while making a difference in our community. UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Irma, we have rescheduled to Friday, September 22, 2017.  We’re partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Last year, with the help of numerous donors, volunteers and a ... Read More »

Join us at our Magical Dining Month Preview Dinner: August 30

Now in its 12th year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month returns in just a few days for a 5-week showcase of over 100 local restaurants. From August 25 – October 1, 2017, diners will experience special three-course prix fixe dinner menus for just $35 each. We can’t wait to get things started with our very own PREVIEW DINNER on Wednesday, ... Read More »

Rumor Orlando Event Series: Live Jazz, Comedy & Spoken Word

Rumor Orlando event series at The Abbey combines spoke word, live jazz, and comedy on the First Sunday of each month

In Orlando, we have a variety of venues for enjoying live jazz, comedy, and spoken word. What we’ve been lacking is an event that combines all three—until now. RUMOR Orlando, a new event series occurring on the first Sunday of each month at The Abbey, is a fresh, upscale evening event featuring live music, comedy, and spoken word. The event ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 21 – 27

Events in Orlando - Christner's

Watch the solar eclipse with your date, enjoy a rooftop wine dinner, experience a magical evening, and more this week! Here are our picks for the top events in Orlando. MONDAY Solar Eclipse Viewing Monday, August 21, 1pm-4pm Orlando Science Center FREE Admission Check out our full list of solar eclipse viewing locations and events. TUESDAY Rooftop Yoga August Tuesday, ... Read More »

Titanic The Musical: In Concert, August 25-26

A 45-member orchestra, a nearly 100-voice choir and a stellar cast of local Central Florida actors will come together this weekend for the Tony Award-winning “Titanic The Musical: In Concert,” featuring music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone. Presented by Central Florida Community Arts, this powerful and moving production follows the well-known story of the ill-fated maiden ... Read More »

Taverna Opa Orlando Celebrates 10th Anniversary with 10 Days of Deals

Taverna Opa Orlando

International Drive is so much more than a tourist hot spot. While you’ll certainly find tourists out and about, I-Drive is also a go-to for locals complete with fun attractions like the Orlando Eye, quality dining, and endless options for nightlife. It’s truly a date night hot spot. Known for excellent Greek fare, nightly belly dancing entertainment, and an incredibly ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 14 – 20

Top event picks in Orlando

Enjoy chef’s collaborative dinners, wine events, pub crawls, and more this week in Orlando! Here are our top event picks for the week. MONDAY Rooftop Zumba Monday, August 14, 8pm-9pm The Balcony Orlando $7-$10 TUESDAY Dragonfly Robata & Crooked Can Craft Beer Pairing Dinner Tuesday, August 15, 7:30-10:30pm Dragonfly Robata Grill $45 WEDNESDAY Wanderlust Wednesday Wednesday, August 16, 6pm-9pm Ivanhoe ... Read More »

Guide to Viewing the August 21 Solar Eclipse in Orlando

Guide to Viewing Solar Eclipse in Orlando 2017

If you haven’t already heard, August 21, 2017 marks the date of the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast in the United States in a whopping 99 years. So yes, this eclipse is kind of a big deal! While Orlando is not in the path of totality (meaning we will see a partial solar eclipse), we will ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 7 – 13

Top Orlando Events This Week August 7 - 13, 2017

Enjoy Paint Nite, Chef’s Night, parties and more this week in Orlando! MONDAY Paint Nite – Love in Turquoise Moonlight Monday, August 7, 7pm Rogue Pub $45 (Hurry! Only 6 tickets left!) TUESDAY Rooftop Yoga Sunrise Session Tuesday, August 8, 7am-8am The Balcony Orlando $7-$10 Chef’s Night featuring 1921 by Norman Van Aken Tuesday, August 8, 6-9pm Second Harvest Food ... Read More »

Ruth’s Chris to Host World’s Best Champagnes Dinner

Pop the cork and share a toast with the best of bubbly at the World’s Best Champagnes Dinner, hosted at Ruth’s Chris Steak House locations this August. Three iconic champagne makers: Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart and Moët & Chandon, plus a sparkling wine from Domaine Chandon in California, will be perfectly paired with five exceptional dishes and two delightful accompaniments during this one-of-a-kind ... Read More »

Best Bets! Top Event Picks July 31 – August 6

Orlando Events

Paint Nite, trivia night, WineART, champagne & wine dinners, and more to enjoy this week in Orlando. MONDAY Paint Nite at Lilly’s On The Lake Monday, July 31, 7pm Lilly’s On The Lake, Clermont FREE Admission TUESDAY Orlando Runners Club Tuesday Brewsday Meet-up Tuesday, August 1, 7-10pm Rogue Pub FREE Admission Nintendo Trivia Night! August 1-2 Player 1 Video Game ... Read More »

Eat Local! Main Streets Restaurant Week Returns August 4 – 12

main streets restaurant week

Orlando’s culinary scene is growing by the day. To celebrate our locally-owned restaurants and all they do to make Orlando such a great place to live (and eat!), the Orlando Main Streets program is hosting its third annual Main Streets Restaurant Week. Beginning Friday, August 4 and running through Saturday, August 12, select restaurants from each of the program’s nine ... Read More »