50 First Date Ideas in Orlando Recommended by Our Readers

Start making plans for heading out on the town this week in Orlando. 


District at Mills50: Maker Monday
Monday, February 6, 5-9pm
SOS Art Gallery at BizOrlando.com
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)


Omakase with Chef Morimoto
Tuesday, February 7, 6pm
Morimoto Asia

Moet Hennessy Wine Dinner
Tuesday, February 7, 6:30pm
Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton

Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
February 7-12
Dr. Phillips Center, Walt Disney Theater
$33.75 and up


For the Love of Food Evening Tour
Wednesday, February 8, 6-9pm
Orlando Foodie Tours

Orlando Cringe Valentines Show
Wednesday, February 8, 7-9pm
The Abbey

More Q than A Film Series: Amelie
Wednesday, February 8, 7-9pm
The Gallery at Avalon Island

Chateau Montelana Wine Dinner
Wednesday, February 8, 7-10pm
Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton
The Great Gatsby
February 8- March 26 (Select dates)
Orlando Shakespeare Theater


Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine Walk
Thursday, February 9, 6:30pm
Glass Pickup at Baoery
$15 (Cash only)

Love Your Shorts Film Festival
February 9-12
Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center
$2-$8 per film block or $55 for a Weekend Pass!


Art & Music in the Park
Friday, February 10, 6-9pm
Lake Concord Park, Casselberry
FREE Admission

Mount Dora 2nd Friday Art Splash
Friday, February 10, 6-8pm
Mount Dora Center for the Arts
FREE Admission
Harbor Nights Romantico
Friday, February 10, 6:30-9pm
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Farris & Foster’s Date Night
Friday, February 10, 7pm
Farris & Foster’s Famous Chocolate Factory
$29/couple (Make & take home one pound of handmade creations!)

Wine Down @ Quantum Leap
Friday, February 10, 7-10pm
Quantum Leap Winery
FREE Admission (Food truck menu prices vary)

Winefest XXVII
February 10-12
Lakeridge Winery
$2 Suggested Donation


Run 4 Love 4 Mile presented by Florida Hospital
Saturday, February 11, 7:30am
Showalter Field
$36-$40 (Hurry! Race capacity is 95% full!)

2017 Indie-Folkfest
Saturday, February 11, 12pm-5pm
The Mennello Museum of American Art
FREE Admission (Must register for FREE tickets, $5 suggested donation)

Valentine’s Doughnut & Beer Pairing
Saturday, February 11, 4pm
Orlando Brewing

Dining in the Dark at Tapa Toro
Saturday, February 11, 5-7pm
Tapa Toro
$125- All proceeds to benefit Lake Eola Charter School

Whiskey Under Glass
Saturday, February 11, 6:30-9pm
Gaylord Palms Resort
Valentine’s Concert
Saturday, February 11, 7pm
Leu Gardens

NE-YO @ Universal Mardi Gras
Saturday, February 11, 8:30pm
Universal Orlando
Included in general admission


Vintage Valentine – Enjoy Food, Gifts & Vintage Vinyl!
Sunday, February 12, 1-6pm
2912 Corrine Dr, Orlando
FREE Admission! (Food & item prices vary)

Enzian’s You & Me Valentine’s Brunch featuring “The Notebook”
Sunday, February 12, 2-12pm

2nd Sundays Orlando Food Truck Bazaar
Sunday, February 12, 5-8pm
Orlando Fashion Square Mall
FREE Admission! (Menu prices vary)

Don’t forget to check out Things To Do For Valentine’s Day!


Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras
Now thru March 25
Universal Orlando Resort
Included in General Admission

International Festival of the Arts
Now thru February 20
Included in general admission

A look ahead…

2/17: Tapas & Tango

2/17-2/19: 35th Annual Antiques Vintage & Garden Show

2/18: Color in Motion 5K Orlando

2/18: Retro Modern Home Tour with Champagne & Cheese!

2/18: Bach & Beer

2/18: City of Orlando Blues BBQ

2/24: OSC Kickoff Week

2/25: Garden Festival

2/25: 90’s Bar Crawl – Orlando

3/10: The Oceanaire &Duckhorn Vineyards Four-Course Wine Dinner

3/11: Ravioli Cooking Class with Award Winning Chef James Beard

3/25: 2nd Annual Brews for Barks