Things to do

Must Do: The Sanford Food Tour

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Munch and sip your way through a delightful small town on a walking food tour! Little by little, bit by bit, Sanford is making a name for itself as a terrific small town with so much more than charm and antique shops. You would be amazed by how much is happening in Celery City, the nickname it earned for once ... Read More »

15 Places to Play Bar Trivia in Orlando

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Looking for a date night that involves some mental stimulation and some friendly competition? Orlando is home to a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, bars and lounges hosting bar trivia seven days a week. Earth Trivia Orlando’s most established trivia team, Earth Trivia sends its trivia aficionados to locations across the city each week. Games are usually played in two or three rounds, each with ten questions and ... Read More »

See Orlando by Bike or SunRail with Local Motive Tours

Orlando Bike Tours and Orlando Conductor Crawl, two terrific offerings for Orlando locals, has merged into Local Motive Tours, one entity excited to continue hosting the train and bike tours we’ve all come to love. Designed to curate local adventures that give Orlandoans the chance to explore Central Florida’s best food, drink, art and wellness spots, these bike and SunRail-based tours will now ... Read More »

40 Things to do in Downtown Orlando for Date Night

Things to do in Downtown Orlando

It’s easy to get stuck in the same ol’ dinner and a movie rut when it comes to planning your weekly date, but our city is bustling with events, activities, specials, and other great opportunities for an ‘out of the ordinary’ downtown Orlando date night. Orlando may be sprawling and full of unique neighborhoods to explore, but downtown has just as ... Read More »

Chill Out! 10 Ways to Get Cool in Hot-lando

It’s sad but true: daytime temperatures won’t be dropping below 90 degrees in Orlando any time soon. By the time August comes around, we locals have earned the right to groan and moan about the sweat fest that is summer in The City Beautiful. Why do we live here!? Why!? But before you pack your bags for Alaska, consider indulging ... Read More »

Pair It Up! Orlando Date Night Six Ways

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6 fabulous itineraries for your next Orlando date night! By Stephanie Patterson One of the greatest things about living in Orlando is that there’s never a shortage of ways to spend your time. There’s always a new restaurant to try, a new neighborhood to explore, craft beer to sample, and endless events to attend. Yet despite the plethora of options ... Read More »

How to Plan a Running Date Night

Whether you’ve got your sights on a marathon or just want to get in shape with your sweetie, we’ve got you covered with Orlando’s best running clubs, routes, races and fun runs. RUNNING CLUBS Any list related to running in Orlando must absolutely mention Track Shack, a retail shoe and apparel store but also an epicenter for all things running related in ... Read More »

Laser Light Shows & More at The Orlando Science Center

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The Orlando Science Center is offering extended hours on Friday and Saturday nights through August 20. On these select nights, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy laser light shows, Hollywood feature films, late-night star gazing at the Crosby Observatory (weather permitting) and access to all exhibits until 9pm. Laser Light Shows Light and sound merge for a uniquely classic rock experience ... Read More »

Artsy Date Night With Paint My Story

Let your creative self unfurl with Paint My Story, an Orlando-based company with a two-hour, no-pressure painting experience that requires only your imagination. Held at local restaurants and led by an experienced art instructor, this creative new twist on ‘paint and sip’ nights guides you through the process of painting a beautiful watercolor storybook. With the help of Paint My Story’s mobile app, ... Read More »

Plant Street Pub Crawl in Downtown Winter Garden

Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903. Today, the beautiful architecture of Plant Street (the main drag) still exudes small town charm, but its restaurants and shops boast big time fun! The area sets the stage for plenty of daytime dates thanks to the West Orange Trail, Lake Apopka and a Saturday morning farmer’s market bustling with acoustic ... Read More »

42 Orlando Cooking Classes in July and August

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Put an interactive and educational spin on your next date night dinner out with one of these Orlando cooking classes. Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you love from our list of 42 local cooking classes happening this July and August. JULY ... Read More »

Orlando Museum of Art Presents Monthly Art Night Out

Looking for a date night where both you and your date can get in touch with your creative sides? Consider checking out Orlando Museum of Art’s (OMA) Art Night Out, a monthly series designed to let you spend an evening creating different art pieces under the instruction and guidance of an art teacher. At the end of the night, you not only ... Read More »

Date Night in DeLand is a Delight

By Gabrielle Cash-Kara Looking to explore somewhere new for date night? We think you’ll love some of the options DeLand has to offer. DeLand is situated approximately 46 miles Northeast of Orlando. This small town is rich in cultural offerings and hosts a bevy of festivals every year: the Fall Art Festival, the Florida Cheese Festival, and the Watermelon Festival, to ... Read More »

7 Perfect Subscription Boxes for Couples

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Date night is delivered with these subscription boxes for couples! Add some pizzazz to your next stay-at-home date night with a subscription box filled with goodies. Whether you’re a foodie, gamer, wine lover or world traveler, these perfect packages arrive at your door with everything you need to have a romantic night in. EAT FEED LOVE Six artisan products (not your ... Read More »

Shenanigans Tour with Limo Cycle

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Last week I headed out with a group of moms on Limo Cycle’s new Shenanigans tour. Located in Sanford with satellite tours in Port Canaveral, Limo Cycle offers pub tours, Sunday brunch tours, scavenger hunt tours, escape room tours and trivia tours, all of which make for a great date night, girls night or group team building experience. Having been on ... Read More »

6 Ways to Date Night at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Wow! You’ll find yourself repeating this word at least a dozen times when you first visit the Four Seasons Resort Orlando. Perched on 26.5 lakeside acres within the magnificent residential community of Golden Oak, the sprawling resort sits just minutes from all of Disney’s theme parks and entertainment districts. Checking into this resort, which will celebrate its second anniversary in ... Read More »

80 Orlando Cooking Classes in May and June

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Put an interactive and educational spin on your next date night dinner out with one of these Orlando cooking classes. Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you love from our list of 80 local cooking classes happening this May and ... Read More »

Guide to Escape Games in Orlando

Escape Games in Orlando

Looking for an exciting date night that will keep you on your toes and get your brain working overtime? Consider checking out one of six escape games in Orlando… or try them all. Each has its own theme, aesthetic and level of challenge. Escape games are interactive, adventure scenarios where multiple players are locked in a room and have to work together ... Read More »

10 Totally Awesome Things to Do for Her on Mother’s Day

*UPDATED FOR 2017* Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 14) is right around the corner. You’ve got a fabulous plan cooked up to let your hot mama know how much you love and appreciate her, right? Oh no! Thank goodness we’re here to help! Here are 10 knock-her-socks-off ideas guaranteed to make her feel like the superhero she is! 1. Recreate Your First Dates ... Read More »