Cranes Roost Park during the holidays. Photo by Lee Bennett

If your household is anything like mine, it’s officially kicked into holiday mode, which means most of the extra household moula has now been diverted toward holiday entertaining and gift buying.

But that’s no reason to be nixing date night.

QT is more important than ever during the holidays when our calendar starts to get a little crazy.

Stay sane and connected over the next few weeks by checking out some of these FREE and SUPER CHEAP holiday happenings:

Light Up UCF

UCF Arena
Nightly until January 6
The ice skating is $12 and the holiday movies on the outdoor screen are free!

Holiday Lights at Cranes Roost Park
Uptown Altamonte
Nightly until January 6
The 1-mile path at Cranes Roost is now glowing with holiday lights. Head out for a festive stroll or check out a free concert during Friday Night Live, most Friday nights from 7pm – 9pm.

Winter in the Park
Central Park West Meadow, Winter Park
Now until January 6
Head to the ice skating rink in Central Park’s West Meadow (off Park Avenue) where $10 gets you access to the rink as well as skate rental. Afterward, go for a stroll down Park Avenue or maybe stop in at a wine bar for a nightcap.

Scrooged at Wednesday Night Picture Show
Enzian Theater
Wednesday, December 5 @ 8pm
This Bill Murray holiday classic will show on the outdoor screen adjacent Eden Bar, featuring happy hour specials and Jell-o shot movie trivia all night.
Cost: FREE!

Date Night at Leu Gardens featuring A Christmas Carol (1938)
Friday, December 7 @ 7:30 pm
It only costs $5 to attend this starlit film set in the 50-acre botanical sanctuary just north of downtown. Don’t forget your snack basket and wine!

FOX 35 News Orlando

By the way, you should follow GDO on ODNG.

Facebook logl Twitter logo