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

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

Guest Chef Night at Second Harvest

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 »