The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway 2018

7 Places to Sip Rosé and Frosé All Day

Summer is officially here, and that means it’s the perfect time to gather your best friends and grab a glass of rosé – or frosé!  This style of wine is as diverse as you and your group of girls. From…

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Quantum Leap Launches Wine, Wisdom and Words Guest Author Series

Writer’s Block Bookstore, in partnership with Quantum Leap Winery, brings you a new speaker series highlighting bestselling authors paired with unique, sustainable wines. The Wine, Wisdom and Words Guest Author Series continues on Wednesday, June 27th at 6:30pm with an Advance…

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Rooftop Wine Flight Tastings at Paddlefish All Summer

This summer, make your way to the 3rd floor deck at Paddlefish (Disney Springs) for a curated rooftop wine flight experience taking place every other week now through September. Held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from…

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Dive into Florida’s Best Tubing Destinations

Our state’s beaches definitely encourage splish-and-splash fun with opportunities to surf, boogie board and more in the ocean waves. But, nothing will float your boat with your favorite date night mate quite like tubing. Explore Florida’s waterways by hopping into…

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Feast Around the World: A Multicultural Date Night

If you’re a fan of travel, perhaps your most memorable date nights have been abroad. Twirling pasta and talking over candlelight in Rome? Slurping ramen and exchanging laughter in Tokyo? Gulping water and giggling after eating Thai-hot curry in Phuket?…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: Santiago’s Bodega Orlando

There’s just something about tapas that adds an extra dose of intimacy to dining. Shared food and other key ingredients like artful details and multiple dining rooms to suit several moods have no doubt led to the popularity of Santiago’s Bodega among date…

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Orlando United Day 2018: Pulse Memorials and Events

June 12, 2018 marks the 2-year anniversary of the tragic Pulse Nightclub shooting, a day that devastated—and united—the Orlando community.  While the pain, hurt, and confusion will never subside, we continue to remember and honor those whose lives were lost…

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The Best Places to Sip Wine in Sanford, Lake Mary and DeLand

A wine lover’s guide to the best places to sip a glass of vino north of Orlando Orlando isn’t the only place seeing a revitalization in dining and drinking options. Downtown Sanford, Lake Mary and DeLand are quickly becoming entertainment destinations…

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5 Dates for Golf Lovers Beyond the Course

You don’t need to be an avid golfer to get into the game with the golf lover in your life. There are a handful of unique places to play golf in Orlando, from driving ranges with interactive elements and swanky…

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New Daycation Flights to Key West + 5 Day Trip Itineraries

You’ve made it to the end of the road: Key West is where the USA meets the tropics. It’s also a treasured Florida vacation spot whose popularity grows each year. We Floridians are fortunate to be able to visit this gateway…

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7 New Orlando Restaurants You Must Try for Date Night this Summer

Looking for a new date night haunt? Over the past few months, dozens of new Orlando restaurants have opened their doors, several of which are perfect for date night. From romantic wine bars to a rooftop restaurant, here are our…

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4 Ways to Do Date Night in Lake Nona

Lake Nona is one of Central Florida’s fastest growing areas. Located about 20 miles south of Downtown Orlando, the area offers plenty of date night options for couples of all interests. Lake Nona first made a name for itself as…

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Christner’s to Host 25th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit

A favorite of the Orlando community for 25 years, Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster will be celebrating its momentous anniversary with a special dining experience on Thursday, June 14 from 6-10pm.  To celebrate their silver anniversary as a family-owned, award-winning…

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The Best of June: Our Favorite Events in Orlando This Month

Orlando has a magnitude of attractive qualities, one of our favorites being the endless list of awesome activities there are to partake in! Each month brings signature events, food truck meet-ups, unique art exhibits, concerts, dinner pairings and more. Here…

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Where to Watch Classic Movies on the Big Screen this Summer

Nothing says date night quite like the movies, especially when the movie in question is a classic. This summer, a host of Orlando venues are bringing classic movies–spanning the decades from the ‘30s to the ‘80s—back to the big screen….

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The Best Late Night Happy Hours in Orlando

It’s 10pm, date night is winding down and you’re hungry but definitely don’t want to put forth the effort cooking requires. Yet you want something tastier than a late night cheeseburger from a fast food drive through. Lucky for you…

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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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7 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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