Best Bets: Top Event Picks for Feb 6 – 12

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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 »

Food & Wine Under the Stars at Harbor Nights

Harbor Nights Romantico Returns February 10, 2017 On Valentine’s weekend, 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 Romantico will take place on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6:30pm – 9pm when guests will enjoy select wines and sparkling wines, expertly prepared gourmet foods from ... Read More »

Best Bets! This Week’s Top Orlando Picks (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5)

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Winter’s Here (for at least a few days)! Take advantage of this beautiful cool weather by participating in plenty of outdoor activities such as the B3 Running Club, the Winter 2017 Co-Ed Dodgeball League, Yoga Under the Stars, Movie Night at Leu Gardens, Mardi Gras & more this week in Orlando. B3 Running Club Monday, January 30, 6:30-7:30pm Bikes, Beans ... Read More »

Join us for Tapas & Tango: February 17

Dancing, especially the tango, can be the ultimate aphrodisiac. And even those with two left feet can learn the skills to sweep their partner off their feet. Join us on Friday, February 17 (8pm) for Tapas & Tango at Arthur Murray Dance Studios (6700 Conroy Windermere Rd, Orlando) for a night of dancing, great food, wine and most of all, FUN! Hosted ... Read More »

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Returns February 4th

Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando

Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando occurs daily from February 4 – March 25, 2017 Hailed as Florida’s biggest party, Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras is back this year from February 4th – March 25th for 50 nights of New Orleans-themed entertainment, eats, and fun. Better yet, this year’s celebration will take place daily. Who said you have to go to Louisiana to ... Read More »

Best Bets! This Week’s Top Orlando Picks (Jan. 23 – 30)

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Enjoy Live n’ Wine, Creative Coloring, Sunday Supper & more for date night this week in Orlando. ORL Food Lab – Coffee, Travels and Orlando Stories Monday, January 23, 6:30-8:30pm East End Market $20 Live n’ Wine at Le Café De Paris Tuesday, January 24, 5-8pm Le Café De Paris FREE Admission (Wine Tasting available for $22) Taproom Trivia Tuesday, ... Read More »

Pair up and Run 4 Love – A Four Mile Run/Walk

Kick off your Valentine’s weekend with some togetherness mixed with great exercise. On Saturday, February 11, Track Shack will present its Run 4 Love presented by Florida Hospital, a four-mile run designed for couples, families and friends.  Single? Married? It’s complicated? This event is for everyone that has found the love of running and walking.  Lace up your runners and grab someone ... Read More »

Do Good Date Night Valentine’s Edition: February 10

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We’re ready to kick off our 2017 series of Do Good Date Night. Join us on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for a night of pitching in for a good cause combined with date night fun with your sweetie. We’ll spend an hour sorting food then we’ll spend the second hour enjoying gourmet bites and sipping great ... Read More »

Best Bets! This Week’s Top Orlando Picks (Jan. 16 – 22)

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Enjoy Streamsong’s Wine Dinner Experience, a Celebration of Truffles at Rocco’s, Chinese New Year, Snow Ball and more this week in Orlando. International Festival of the Arts Now thru February 20 Epcot Included in general admission Love Birds (shown in feature image) Monday, January 16, 7-9pm The Imperial at Washburn Imports $20 Papa Llama Pop-Up Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-10:30pm Tasty Tuesdays ... Read More »

Best Bets! This Week’s Top Orlando Event Picks (Jan. 9 – 15)

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MONDAY Paint Nite at Rogue Pub Monday, January 9, 7-10pm Rogue Pub $45 TUESDAY Experiencing Italy: An Introduction to Italian Conversation and Culture Tuesday, January 10, 5pm Orange County Library System FREE Admission There Will Be Words #49 Tuesday, January 10, 7-8:30pm The Gallery at Avalon Island FREE Admission WEDNESDAY Wicked – Week #1 January 11-15 Dr. Phillips Center for ... Read More »

Science Night Live Returns January 14

Everything you love about Orlando Science Center with grown-up-inspired programming and the very best of the annual Otronicon event. Get ready for one of the most spectacular adults-only Science Center events of the year on Saturday, January 14 from 8pm – 11:30pm. Science Night Live, an ongoing series held by the Orlando Science Center, will present its annual Otronicon edition ... Read More »

Wicked to Wow at Dr. Phillips Center January 11-29

One of the most popular and award winning productions of all time, Wicked returns to Orlando with more than two weeks of performances designed to wow audiences young and old. Through music and mesmerizing theatrics, Wicked tells the story of Elphaba, the misunderstood, smart, and fiery girl of emerald-green skin who grows up to become the notorious Wicked Witch of ... Read More »

Raise a Glass to Napa at Exclusive Five Course Wine Pairing Dinner

Streamsong Resort to Host Exclusive Five Course Wine Pairing Dinner with Napa Luminaries Florida wine lovers don’t have to book a flight to Napa to experience the valley’s most acclaimed wineries. As part of Streamsong’s popular Wine Dinner Experience series, a five course wine pairing dinner featuring wines from Napa Valley will be hosted at the exceptional luxury resort on Thursday, ... Read More »

35 Orlando Events Now Through January 1

Enjoy FREE holiday movies, tasty Christmas brunches, romantic holiday light strolls and plenty of New Year’s Eve celebrations with your date during this most wonderful time of year! Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show EVERY Night now thru January 6 Lake Eola Park FREE Admission Winter Wonderland at Wekiva Throughout December Wekiva Island Free outdoor movies on select nights, snow falling ... Read More »

100 Things to do for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2017

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Our annual guide to New Year’s Eve in Orlando It’s nearly New Year’s Eve in Orlando! Time for the ultimate date night. Here are some of Central Florida’s best ways to say farewell to 2016 and hello to 2017. *NOTE* this New Year’s Eve in Orlando list will update and expand frequently throughout December, so be sure to check back often. Please send ... Read More »

This Week’s Top Orlando Event Picks (Dec. 12 – 18)

Celebrate this holiday season with Holiday Beer & BBQ, a Very Merry Signature Tour, Lake Nona Holidays, Ho! Ho! Ho! Around the Hood and more this week in Orlando. Truffle Dinner Monday, December 12, 6:30-9pm K Restaurant $95 Celebrate the Season with ORL Food Lab Monday, December 12, 6:30-8:30pm PowerDMS FREE Admission Paint Nite at Rogue Pub Monday, December 12, ... Read More »

Candlelight Processional: Tips and Pics

Considered by many Central Floridians as the quintessential holiday experience of the season, the Candlelight Processional at Disney’s Epcot returns this year for a five-week run from November 25 – December 30, 2016. Every few nights, a new celebrity narrator takes to the stage inside the American Gardens Theatre, and accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and countless choir singers, tells the ... Read More »

Best Bets! 30 Must-Go Orlando Events This Week

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Get into the holiday spirit with your date at a ton of events happening around Orlando this week. Hospitality Night 2-4-1 Tour Monday, December 5, 4:30-6:30pm Limo Cycle Tours $40 Bourbon Barrel Release Party Monday, December 5, 6:30 Soco Thornton Park Free admission Repeal Day Party Monday, December 5, 7pm The Whiskey Free admission Art Night Out Tuesday, December 6, 6-8:30pm ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Visit New Smyrna Beach this Holiday Season

There’s something special about a small town during Christmas, and New Smyrna Beach is no exception. Below we have rounded up five reasons to come celebrate the holidays in New Smyrna. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and start planning your holiday visit to the beach! Light Up Flagler, December 2 With the twinkle of Christmas lights aglow in ... Read More »