The Orlando area is packed with amazing experiences, activities, restaurants and events. It's the reason why more than 70 million people visit each year. But whether you live here or are just visiting, chances are there's more to explore than you ever imagined.

This is where we come in! We curate the best of Orlando for grown ups, making it easier to find fun things to do as a couple or with your best buds.

Launched in October 2007, Orlando Date Night Guide has grown to serve an average 225,000 – 275,000 unique monthly readers and over 151,000 social media followers.

It's also expanded to Tampa Bay, Asheville, NC, Boston, MA, Columbus, OH and New Orleans, LA! Find out more about our cities.

OWNERSHIP

Orlando Date Night Guide is owned by AMJ Media / Hooray Media Group and is a part of the Date Night Guide national network of websites.

STATS

  • 151,000+ Social Media Followers
  • 31,000 email subscribers
  • Over 2.75 million annual page views
  • Average of 250,000 monthly site visitors

Facebook: facebook.com/orlandodatenight

Twitter / X: @OrlandoDateNite

Instagram: @orlandodatenightguide

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OUR TEAM

Dani Meyering, Managing Editor

Born and raised in the land of sunshine and dreams come true, Dani is a proud Orlando native. She loves sharing her hometown with others from the theme parks to Florida's natural beauty. With a degree from UCF in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on English, Hospitality Management, and Education, this unique perspective steers Dani's ability to guide our team.

Dani is thrilled to serve as our Managing Editor. Dani works with our contributing writers at Orlando Date Night Guide as well as Tampa Bay Date Night Guide, and has been essential to bringing Orlando Parenting to life too! Her experience in hospitality provides a great background to assist our valued business partners and clients. | Click here to contact Dani

Laura Byrne, Creative Director – Tampa Bay Parenting

Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers, and Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day.

Laura contributes to our portfolio of publications and leads Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine.

Brie Gorecki, Writer and Associate Editor of Tampa Bay Parenting

Brie has been writing for websites and local publications for over 10 years. A USF graduate, she has worked for several major companies in New York, Atlanta and here in Tampa. You can read her helpful, informative articles on Tampa Bay Parenting, Tampa Bay Date Night Guide and Orlando Date Night Guide.

Zoë Joiner, Operations Manager

Zoë Joiner manages important efforts for our portfolio and publications. Her excellent communication and organization provide great results for our valued clients and partners. Zoë's skills enable our publications to shine.

Nancy DeVault, Associate Editor (Special Project)

Nancy DeVault is a fitness enthusiast, news junkie, shoe lover, adult beverage fan and travel addict. She works as a freelance writer and editor, contributing to local, regional, and national publications. As a mom to two boys, Nancy values both girls’ night out and date night! Check out more of her date night suggestions on our national site DateNightGuide.com

Meghan Roth, Content Writer (Part Time)

Meghan is a 2nd generation Floridian and has lived in the Orlando area for over 22 years. She has been a blogger and writer for over 15 years and is also a social media manager and content creator. She is a University of Florida graduate (Go Gators!), runner, baker, and dog mom.

REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS

Erica Thomas, Contributor

Erica is a Domestic Engineer who spends her days homeschooling and overseeing the day-to-day operations of a home filled with love, laughter and lots of patience. In her free time, she enjoys date nights, the great outdoors, freelance writing and anything adventurous. Erica and her husband Thomas are the proud parents of 3 small children.

 

Alayna Curry, Contributor

Alayna is a NASM-certified women’s fitness specialist and AFAA-certified group fitness instructor and has been a licensed Zumba instructor since 2011. With a background in public relations, Alayna brings a friendly informative writing style to our publications.

Jenn Leonard, Contributor

Jenn is a wife and mother of one, living in NE Florida. Jenn shares her love of travel, adventure, and food.

Jodi Caballero, Contributor

Jodi's contributions include a focus on Orlando's theme parks as well as fun date night spots all around town.

Terri Peters, Contributor

With impressive experience in freelance journalism and editing, Terri's skills and style are a treasured addition to our portfolio of publications. A writer and editor based in a small Florida beach town, Terri loves crafting a good story, traveling with her family and watching “Grey's Anatomy” with a glass of Cabernet and her two dogs. When she's not reading or riding her Peloton, she can be found seeking out the best Indian food, poutine and theme park treats she can get her hands on. (Any Mickey-shaped food is usually a favorite).

Maria DiCicco, Contributor

A dual-citizen of Italy and America, Maria lives full-time in Florida, part-time in Spain, and all the time in between planning adventures. Globetrotting since 1995, she’s a daughter, girl-mom, IT Project Manager, and wife to a Spaniard. Maria is a karaoke wunderkind, natural born storyteller and creative writer. She’s a wine and gin enthusiast and charcuterie builder extraordinaire.

Seeking to inspire others to “Travel More”, she shares stories of misadventure, destination spotlights and more at her site AlwaysPackTissues.com.

Jenna Clark, Contributor

As a freelance journalist, Jenna brings wonderful experience and perspective to her contributions to our publications.

Michelle Spitzer, Contributor

Michelle has spent most of her journalism career with The Associated Press and the USA Today Network. She's covered everything from presidential races to shuttle launches to star-studded New Year's Eve parties in South Beach. Now with three kids in tow, Michelle loves discovering all the fun spots and hidden gems central Florida has to offer and sharing her finds with you.

 

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