The Best Late Night Happy Hours in Orlando

Mobile Scavenger Hunts in Central Florida for Puzzling Play

Remember the fun of youthful scavenger hunts? Thanks to technology, couples can bond in a new way with the ease of smartphone apps. Step out of the norm on your next rendezvous with your love and try something unique while…

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8 Things to do at Disney Without a Park Ticket by @livingbydisney

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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10 Tips New Orlando City Fans Need to Know

The Orlando City Soccer Club started in 2010 when Phil Rawlins brought the USL PRO team, the Austin Aztex, to Orlando. In 2013, due to its large following, strong ownership, and support from the city for the new soccer-only stadium,…

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10 Amazing Orlando Wedding Proposals We Love

Nothing warms our hearts here at Orlando Date Night Guide quite like a good how we met, first date, or wedding proposal story. We can’t help double tapping every emotional proposal that comes across our Instagram feed, or swooning at…

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Cult Classics + 8 More Ways to do Date Night at Enzian Theater

Enzian Theater is no secret, but the impressive line up of special programming and date night options may come as a surprise. From the 7-hour long daily lunchtime happy hour to monthly music documentary screenings and free outdoor flicks, here…

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22nd Annual Wine Quest Wine Tasting and Auction Returns June 1

Sample 250+ fine wines, feast on savory hors d’oeuvres, and participate in Orlando’s largest fine wine auction when Wine Quest returns June 1, 2018 at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Held in partnership with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Wine Quest…

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The Most Historic Restaurants in Orlando

As Christner’s Prime Steak and Lobster prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Orlando this June, our minds shifted to curiosity about Orlando’s most iconic and longstanding restaurants. We teamed up with local restaurant critic Scott Joseph of Scott Joseph’s Orlando…

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Do Good Date Night: June 8th at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Join us on Friday, June 8, 2018 for another edition of Do Good Date Night. Hosted in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, this event gives couples the opportunity to do good in our community as well as…

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A Culinary Map of Orange Avenue Eats

Written by Stephanie Patterson and Arlene Laboy Casual coffee shops, fresh seafood joints, waterfront restaurants and spots to satisfy your sweet tooth are just a few gems located along the stretch of Orange Avenue spanning from Winter Park to Downtown…

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8 Itineraries for Date Night in Kissimmee and St. Cloud

Kissimmee and St. Cloud have quintessential, all-American downtowns and to some city folk, that might not scream date night. But after some exploring, what I initially thought might be a short and sweet list of date night ideas has turned…

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Three Perfect Days in Daytona Beach

If you ask someone what they know about Daytona Beach, chances are they will name one, if not all three, of the following things: the beach, motorcycles, and NASCAR. While each is integral to Daytona Beach’s identity, there is so…

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Dine and Drink Around the World with a Sanford Passport

Note: This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of PLAYGROUND Magazine. Read the digital version here. Dreaming of jet setting this summer? The Downtown Sanford Small World Passport is your ticket to Germany, Belgium, The U.K., and beyond—no…

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Taste of Reunion: Three Courses for $29 through August 23

Reunion Resort invites you to sample cuisine from two of their acclaimed restaurants with three-course prix fixe menus at Forte and Eleven for just $29 per person.  FORTE Located on the main floor of the Reunion Grande, Forte serves Italian…

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Central Florida Gardens You Can Visit for Free

When was the last time you slowed down to stop and smell the roses—literally? Not only is a day spent in nature rejuvenating, it’s romantic when you’ve got your partner at your side. In honor of National Public Gardens Day…

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We’re Hosting an Orlando Pride Soccer Girls’ Night Out

Orlando Pride began its third National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season in March, led by head coach Tom Sermanni and international soccer stars Alex Morgan, Marta, Sydney Leroux, Ashlyn Harris and the rest of the Pride squad. Let’s show our…

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80 Orlando Cooking Classes in May and June

It’s hot in the kitchen, baby! 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 Orlando…

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A New York City Inspired Date Night in Orlando

Orlando was where I was born and raised, but for a short time I also called New York City home. Sometimes I still pine for the Big Apple, The Empire State, The City of Dreams, or as the locals call…

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Brunch Buzz: The Glass Knife

Tempting photos of decadent cakes and handcrafted doughnuts may lure you through The Glass Knife’s doors, but the restaurant’s more savory side is equally delicious, especially during brunch. Served on Saturdays and Sundays from 7am-4pm, brunch proves that the restaurant…

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The Best of May: 50+ Upcoming Events in Orlando this Month

While the arrival of spring means some rainy days are ahead, it also means the events calendar is full of activities to keep you entertained. From dinner pairings to concerts and outdoor movies, here are our top picks for events…

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Three Perfect Days in Dunedin

Dunedin is home to Honeymoon Island, so it’s safe to say that this Florida beach town makes for a lovely couples getaway. Less than a two-hour drive from Orlando, this romantic destination is situated on the shoreline of the Gulf…

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Movieola at Lake Eola Park is Back! 5 Free Outdoor Movies this Summer

One of our favorite local outdoor movie series, Movieola, is back for the summer at Lake Eola Park beginning in April. Held on the last Friday of each month from April – August, Movieola at Lake Eola Park is a…

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How to do a Sunday Funday Park Avenue Brunch and Wine Crawl

Looking to celebrate Sunday Funday with your girlfriends? There is no shortage of options for a Park Avenue brunch and wine crawl in beautiful Winter Park! You’ll find hearty breakfast staples, mouthwatering meat and cheese boards, fresh seafood options, healthy…

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11 Relaxing Places to Practice Outdoor Yoga in Orlando

Healthy relationships are all about balance. And if you’re looking to interpret that literally in your relationship, why not take advantage of the fabulous spring weather by practicing outdoor yoga in Orlando? From a picturesque blueberry farm to Downtown Orlando…

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Brunch Buzz: The Ravenous Pig

It’s been more than a decade since James and Julie Petrakis arrived in Winter Park’s food scene with The Ravenous Pig, one of the area’s first gastropubs. And while a relocation and the birth of several additional concepts (including Cask & Larder,…

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A Tour of Sanford’s Best Bars and Eateries by @drinksanford

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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The Best Disney World Hotels for a Romantic Escape

Heading to Disney for a staycation isn’t just for families, despite the kid-centric stigma. There are more activities offered for adults than you may think. Try out a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl for starters. While many may not consider…

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12 Most Fun Ways to Get Drunk Together Around Orlando

Orlando Magazine recently published an in-depth list highlighting five local bars hosting out of the ordinary events in addition to serving up top-notch concoctions. (Read the article here.) At breweries like Orlando Brewing, you can sip a cold pint of…

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