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Time To Relax! Our Laziest Labor Day Weekend Date Ideas

Our ideal Labor Day Weekend involves as much relaxation as possible! We’ve compiled a list of our laziest Labor Day Weekend date ideas, from a romantic picnic, to tubing and even some staycation deals. Here are a few of our…

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Brunch Buzz: Maxine’s on Shine

A local favorite hiding in plain sight in a residential neighborhood surrounded by the Thornton Park District, Colonialtown and The Milk District, Maxine’s on Shine is no secret among Orlandoans. Especially those who love to brunch. Yet its popularity doesn’t…

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Returns August 23 – September 30

SPONSORED – It’s back! We’d be lying if we didn’t admit just how much we look forward to the month of August to arrive each year! On one hand, we are always sad to bid adieu to summer, but the…

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A Guide to Orlando Poetry Slams

Orlando’s art scene continues to grow, supporting its diverse group of writers, poets, artists, and storytellers. In the art scene, poetry slams have made a comeback with cozy events in coffee shops, bars, and cafes. We even have our own…

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Join Us At Our Evita-Themed Dinner: September 5

Evita, the iconic musical that tells the story of Argentina’s Eva Perón’s meteoric and ambitious rise, hits the stage at the Orlando Shakes September 4 – October 6, 2019. Written by award-winning playwright Tim Rice with music by the legendary…

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Girl’s Club Presented by Jane.com is Back September 24

Presented by Jane.com, our hugely popular Girl’s Club series gives ladies the chance to gather for an exciting and connective night out.   Aren’t girls’ nights the best?? The laughter, the camaraderie, the commiserating! Women are just so darn good…

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8 Awesome Places to Watch a Rocket Launch in Central Florida

Rocket launches are now a nearly monthly occurrence thanks to United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Space X missions launching regularly from Kennedy Space Center. While there’s something magical about being able to watch one from your own backyard, a little…

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Double Date: Pop-Up Food Trucks at Bars in Orlando

One of the luxuries of visiting some of our local cocktail bars and breweries is smelling the aroma from the Orlando food trucks that pop-up several days a week to feed tipsy Orlandoans. Drinks and food truck meals go together…

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Where to Play Grown-Up Bar Bingo

How fun is it to victoriously shout “BINGO!” when you finally fill your card? We all know the feeling that comes along with having one spot left, waiting anxiously for the caller to say exactly what you want to hear….

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Unique Date: Blindfolded Wine, Bourbon + Coffee Tastings for a Cause

You, your date, a blindfold, and some wine… Sounds like a good time, right? This August and September, local nonprofit Lighthouse Central Florida is hosting three unique tasting events around Orlando as part of their awesome Sensory Series. The out…

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Ride Mako After Dark at SeaWorld Thrill Fest Ride Night Aug 16

National Roller Coaster Day is this Friday, August 16, 2019, and if you’re a fan of steep drops, twists and turns, and all the thrills that coasters bring, we have the perfect date night suggestion. SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating with…

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4 Must-Try New Orlando Dining Experiences

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot in Orlando right now. Our dining scene is also turning up the heat, with a handful of local restaurants offering new dining experiences that are perfect for date night. Check out one…

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Strike a Pose at Wall Crawl, Downtown Orlando’s New Venue

Bring your favorite person, wear your most colorful top, and make sure your phone is charged for this artsy date night! Wall Crawl is a brand new, indoor warehouse in downtown Orlando featuring 20+ rotating murals for date night selfies…

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See Ragtime The Musical at Garden Theatre August 23 – September 15

SPONSORED —  View America as it once was when Ragtime The Musical takes the stage at Winter Garden’s historic Garden Theatre from August 23 – September 15, 2019. Set in New York City in the early 1900s, you’ll experience the…

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Experience the Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs Through September 2

Disney Springs is celebrating all things Florida with their new curated food and beverage experience, Flavors of Florida. The limited time dishes are available at 20 restaurants throughout Disney Springs, from grab-and-go eateries to table service restaurants, and are available…

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Join us at Our Magical Dining Month Preview Dinner

Now in its 14th year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month returns in just a few weeks for a five-week showcase of over 120+ local restaurants. From August 23 – September 30, 2019, diners will experience special three-course prix fixe dinner…

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Do Good Date Night Returns August 28 with A Gift For Teaching

Join us for another edition of Do Good Date Night on Wednesday, August 28 when we partner with A Gift For Teaching for a special back-to-school edition. We’ll spend about two hours sorting school supplies with food catered and non-alcoholic…

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Holy Aphrodisiac! Osprey Tavern to Host Florida Oyster Revival

On Monday, August 19, 2019, Osprey Tavern will host an epic oyster celebration in Baldwin Park. A collaborative effort between Chefs Elek Kovacs (Osprey Tavern), Huy Tin (Seito Sushi) and Wendy Lopez (Reyes Mezcaleria), the event will showcase local oyster…

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Win One of Five Pointe Orlando Paired-Up Date Night Packages

With 20 restaurants and more than eight entertaining experiences and nightlife venues to explore, Pointe Orlando is a slam dunk date night for any taste and budget. To give you an idea of some of the fun itineraries couples can…

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20+ Orlando Pairing Dinners to Choose from in August

The calendar is packed with delectable Orlando pairing dinners and culinary celebrations all throughout August. Whether you love to pair a special menu with wine, beer or cocktails, Orlando chefs are whipping up unforgettable feasts designed to wow the senses….

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A Matchmaker’s Itinerary for a Casual Date Day in Audubon Park

As a matchmaker, I’m a firm believer in casual dates, especially for first dates. You already have the jitters, so why add the extra stress of a fancy dinner to the equation? But at any stage in a relationship, I…

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Best of August: 50+ Orlando Events We’re Loving This Month

Hello August! There is so much to do around The City Beautiful, from sipping wine and getting a foot massage to pairing gourmet truffles with champagne! If that’s not enough, The Jonas Brothers will be in town for their tour,…

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New Rum Dinner Series at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Whether you want to book a romantic night away during the week or experience a new locale just for dinner or a daycation, a resort stay will have you head over heels during the entire experience. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort…

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A Date Day Trip to Historic Downtown Clermont

On an impromptu day trip to Clermont several months ago, I accidentally discovered what Clermont residents already know: Historic Downtown Clermont is a delightfully charming (and rapidly growing) city not to be overlooked. With a $22 million master plan already…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: August 2019

There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Spice up your date night by cooking something new together, creating your own jewelry or by working up a sweat. Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops + classes happening…

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Perfectly Paired Seminole County Date Night Itineraries

Orlando may get all of the attention, but the neighboring county of Seminole County offers equally charming and adventurous date night opportunities. Make it a perfect pair date night by combining two fun activities that are near each other. We’ve…

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Tickets Now on Sale for 2019/20 Season of WPI Speaker Series

The Winter Park Institute (WPI) at Rollins College recently announced the schedule for its 12th season. Each year, WPI brings preeminent scholars, artists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, writers, and world-renowned speakers to Rollins students, faculty members, and the broader community. Guests of…

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