Think outside of the “date night box” with unique experiences like the Asylum Escape Room, Sunset at the Zoo, Foam Glow 5k & more this week in Orlando.


Asylum Escape Room Grand Opening Week
Monday, September 4, Various times
America’s Escape Game, I-Drive
$39 and up


Tuesday Run at Ten 10 Brewery
Tuesday, September 5, 6:45-9pm
Ten 10 Brewing Company
FREE Admission

Free Dodgeball Night
Tuesday, September 5, 7:30-8:30pm
Barnett Park (basketball gym)
FREE Admission


Orlando Story Club: In the Wild
Wednesday, September 6, 7-10pm
The Abbey

Image credit: Orlando Story Club

20 Penny Circus
Wednesday, September 6, 7pm
Orlando Improv

Man of La Mancha
September 6 – October 8
Orlando Shakespeare Theater
$18 and up


Sunset at the Zoo
Thursday, September 7, 5:30pm to Sunset
Central Florida Zoo

1st Thursdays
Thursday, September 7, 6pm-9pm (POSTPONED – Details TBA)
Orlando Museum of Art
$15 (FREE for Members)

1st Thursdays at the Orlando Museum of Art
1st Thursdays. Image credit: Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Pride vs. Seattle Reign FC
Thursday, September 7, 8pm
Orlando City Stadium
$26.55 and up


Grilled Cheese Happy Hour
Friday, September 8, 4-8pm
La Femme du Fromage

“The Eye of the Beholder” Wine Pairing Dinner and Fundraiser
Friday, September 8, 6-9pm (POSTPONED to September 27)
Leesburg Center for the Arts

Kona Brewing Luau
Friday, September 8, 6-10pm (POSTPONED to September 29)
Wekiva Island
$1 entry fee per vehicle

7 Things to Do at Wekiva Island
Wekiva Island

Jake’s Beer Dinner
Friday, September 8, 6:30pm
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando

The Butcher and Baker Pop-Up BitesTop Orlando Events September 4-10, 2017
Friday, September 8, 8-11pm
Loud Gallery

Modest Mouse
Friday, September 8, 8pm (CANCELED)
Hard Rock Live

You Can’t Take It With You
September 8-23 (Select Dates)
Melon Patch Theatre, Leesburg


September Oyster Slurp-Fest
Saturday, September 9, 11am-3pm
East End Market
FREE Admission

Local Seafood, Craft Beer and Wine Festival
Saturday, September 9, 12-4pm (POSTPONED to September 16)
Florida & Co., East End Market
FREE Admission

The Milk Shake Music Festival
Saturday, September 9, 4-11pm
The Milk District, 2424 E. Robinson, Orlando

Food Truck N Flick Night with Classic Car Cruise-In (Beauty and The Beast)
Saturday, September 9, 5-10pm (CANCELED)
Towne Square, Historic Downtown Leesburg
FREE Admission

Saturday, September 9, 5-9pm (POSTPONED, details TBA)
Wall St. Plaza

The Dinner Party Project 3 Year Party
Saturday, September 9, 6:30-9:30pm (POSTPONED to September 16)
Venue 1902

Foam Glow 5k Orlando
Saturday, September 9, 6-8pm (POSTPONED, details TBA)
Central Florida Fair
$20 and up

2017 Guide to Running Dates for Every Couple
Image credit:Foam Glow

Crafted +Bold City Brewery Beer Dinner
Saturday, September 9, 6:30-10pm (POSTPONED, details TBA)
Crafted Block & Brew

The Ron Seggi Show: Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars
Saturday, September 9, 7:30-9:30pm (POSTPONED to September 16)
Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center


Orlando Curling Club Try Curling Open House
Sunday, September 10, 11am-2pm
RDV Sportsplex Ice Den
$10 suggested donation

Float at Aloft Pool Party
Sunday, September 10, 3-6pm
Aloft Orlando Downtown
FREE Admission


The Great Irish Hooley 2017
Through September 4
Raglan Road Restaurant
FREE Admission

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Now through November 13
Included with General Admission

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
Now through October 1
Various participating restaurants

10 Years of Opa
Now through September 4
Taverna Opa Orlando
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

A look ahead…

9/12: Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando Presents The King and I at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

9/13: National Chocolate Day Dessert Party at Capa

9/14: Masters Wine Pairing Series Dinner featuring Rioja Wine at Waldorf Astoria

9/14: Alive After Five in Historic Downtown Sanford

9/14: BASE Orlando – Around the World at DRIP

9/14: Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk in Thornton Park

9/15: Ocoee Food Trucks and Movie in the Park at Lakefront Park and Gazebo

9/16: Night Hike at Central Florida Zoo

9/16: House of Blues 20th Anniversary Local Brews Local Grooves

9/16: Playalinda Brewing Co. Brix Project Anniversary Party

9/16: End of Summer Poolside Bash at The Alfond Inn

9/16: Battle of the Bands 5k at Lake Concord Park

9/20: Bioluminescence Paddle and a Pint

9/20: Cooking for Two at Home with Chef Warren: Ten Meals in Ten Minutes

9/21: Velvet Sessions featuring Extreme at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

9/23: An Evening of Magic at Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster

9/23: Autumn Antics: An Improv Comedy Show

9/30: Artlando at Loch Haven Cultural Park

Feature image credit: The Dinner Party Project