Mix things up and add an artsy twist to your next date night by creating a work of art together. Couples of all skills levels will delight in a creative night out at one of Orlando’s many paint night date events. Even better, most paint night events are BYOB or hosted at neighborhood bars, so if you need a little liquid courage to bring out your inner artist, you’re in luck.
This inviting and cozy pub on Curry Ford Road hosts weekly paint nights perfect for your next date. Sample craft beer from the extensive menu (25+ on tap!), treat yourself to a glass of wine, or share a few appetizers while you unleash your inner Picasso.
Orlando Paints is a local paint night event, which bounces around Orlando neighborhoods, bars, and restaurants for monthly painting classes. Locations include Barley & Vine, Tapa Toro, and Orlando Brewing among others. Get out and support our local businesses while creating a work of art with your date!
Dates vary monthly, 6:30-9pm
Art Night Out at the Orlando Museum of Art
While not all events focus on painting, Art Night Out at the Orlando Museum of Art rotates themes each month and invites artists of all levels out for a night of fun. Mixed media painting, seascapes, and clay printmaking are examples of past and upcoming themes. After completing your masterpiece, wander the Mills50 district to admire the street art and murals around town.
Select Wednesdays, 6-8:30pm
$30/person (members get 10% off)
Super Awesome Cool Pottery
Trade the canvas for something a little more hands on! Super Awesome Cool Pottery hosts a date night potter’s wheel class every Friday at their pottery studio. During the class (which lasts about an hour and a half) you’ll learn how to throw a bowl, create 2 of your own, and finish the evening by painting your own creations.
Painting with a Twist
Painting with a Twist has six different locations in Orlando, so you won’t have to travel far for this fun BYOB date night event. Pack your own beer and wine in a cooler and head to class where you’ll be guided through painting your canvas from start to finish.
Dates and times vary depending on location
Orlando Brewing hosts Drinkable Arts, a fun twist on paint night where a wine glass is your canvas. You’ll be reminded of your memorable night out each time you take a sip! After the event, swap your wine glass for a beer glass and pull up a seat at the bar. Sample the craft brews on tap while learning about the organic brewing process from the friendly and knowledgeable bartenders.
Dates vary monthly, 6:30-8:30pm
The Dr. Phillips location hosts weekly Paint Nite events featuring colorful paintings. Plan your date around one of the Partner Painting nights, where you and your date will work together to create a cohesive painting using two separate canvases. Use discount code ORLANDODATENIGHT for 35% off tickets at paintnite.com for any Paint Nite event.
World of Beer Downtown Orlando
For paint night with ambiance, World of Beer Downtown Orlando can’t be beat. Reserve your space for the weekly paint night and sip on a brew (or two) while marveling at the gorgeous Lake Eola Park backdrop. Celebrate your creation after the event by sharing a giant and artfully presented German pretzel, then stroll hand in hand around the park.
Feature image credit: Orlando Paints
About the Author
Stephanie Patterson is the managing editor of Orlando Date Night Guide. She’s a talented professional food and travel photographer and writer with a passion for creativity, the beach and great eats. When she’s not taking photos or writing, you can find her exploring the state for her Florida travel blog, Travel Taste Click. Find her online at www.spattersonphotography.com and www.traveltasteclick.com.