Author: Arlene Laboy

Kid-Friendly Dates Around Orlando by @momlando

We love following local Instagrammers that share our love for The City Beautiful and each month, we choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. This month, we’re featuring @momlando, a blog run by Dana Nichols showing the highs and…

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Embark On An Epic Dessert Crawl of Audubon Park

Known to Orlandoans as the unofficial “dessert district,” the Audubon Park Garden District is home to a number of the city’s most decadent desserts. We love a good food tour, so what better way to to savor all the goodness…

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Three Perfect Days in St. Augustine Beach

St. Augustine Beach is just over the bridge from Historic Downtown St. Augustine, but once you’ve crossed over, it feels like you’ve entered a completely different city. Gone is the Spanish architecture and landmarks, traded for a quiet little beach…

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10 Awesome and Free Things to do in Orlando this Fall

Planning romantic dates with your honey doesn’t have to be expensive, and Orlando has a good lineup of free things to do that won’t cost you a dime to enjoy! Now that summer is slowly making way for fall and…

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Fall Arts Preview: 40+ Orlando Art Events for Date Night this Fall

The fall season is great for dates that incorporate some of our local art and culture venues. The weather is getting cooler, and our local theatres and museums have filled up their calendar with a variety of ways to spend…

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Orlando’s Most Sought-After Frozen Treat Spots by @sweetseekers

If we had to choose our favorite social media app, Instagram would easily win. We find endless date night inspiration while browsing the social media app. We also love adding to our ongoing series showcasing some of our favorite Orlando…

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Get Free Admission to Orlando Venues with your OCLS Library Card

Good news for anyone with an Orange County Library System card: your library card now grants you FREE admission to 10 Orlando venues as part of the exciting new Local Wanderer Program. OCLS has partnered with a number of local museums,…

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Best of September: Our 50+ Favorite Orlando Events This Month

September is full of date night ideas from Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining to an ice cream and wine paring and a fun Margarita crawl. If you’re looking for something more intimate, a couples massage date night has your name all…

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Time To Relax! Our Laziest Labor Day Weekend Date Ideas

Our ideal Labor Day Weekend involves as much relaxation as possible! We’ve compiled a list of our laziest Labor Day Weekend date ideas, from a romantic picnic, to tubing and even some staycation deals. Here are a few of our…

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Returns August 23 – October 7

SPONSORED – It’s back! We’d be lying if we didn’t admit just how much we look forward to the month of August to arrive each year! On one hand, we are always sad to bid adieu to summer, but the…

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Double Date: Pop-Up Food Trucks at Bars in Orlando

One of the luxuries of visiting some of our local cocktail bars and breweries is smelling the aroma from the Orlando food trucks that pop-up several days a week to feed tipsy Orlandoans. Drinks and food truck meals go together…

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Ride Mako After Dark at SeaWorld Thrill Fest Ride Night Aug 16

National Roller Coaster Day is this Friday, August 16, 2019, and if you’re a fan of steep drops, twists and turns, and all the thrills that coasters bring, we have the perfect date night suggestion. SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating with…

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See Ragtime The Musical at Garden Theatre August 23 – September 15

SPONSORED —  View America as it once was when Ragtime The Musical takes the stage at Winter Garden’s historic Garden Theatre from August 23 – September 15, 2019. Set in New York City in the early 1900s, you’ll experience the…

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Experience the Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs Through September 2

Disney Springs is celebrating all things Florida with their new curated food and beverage experience, Flavors of Florida. The limited time dishes are available at 20 restaurants throughout Disney Springs, from grab-and-go eateries to table service restaurants, and are available…

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Best of August: 50+ Orlando Events We’re Loving This Month

Hello August! There is so much to do around The City Beautiful, from sipping wine and getting a foot massage to pairing gourmet truffles with champagne! If that’s not enough, The Jonas Brothers will be in town for their tour,…

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New Rum Dinner Series at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Whether you want to book a romantic night away during the week or experience a new locale just for dinner or a daycation, a resort stay will have you head over heels during the entire experience. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort…

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Best of July: 40+ Upcoming Orlando Events This Month

Whether you are looking for outdoor movies, Independence Day festivities, food pairings, or art strolls, this month is full of awesome date-worthy experiences for you and your honey! Don’t be deterred by the unpredictable weather because we’ve included a variety…

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Disney Springs Dates Under $50

When most locals hear of Disney Springs, they may associate it with large crowds and expensive food and drinks, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. A little planning could provide you and your boo with a number…

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Best of June: 50+ Orlando Events We’re Loving this Month

It’s full speed ahead towards summer and that means the events calendar is full of activities to keep you entertained. From beer pairings to workshops and outdoor movies, here are our top picks for Orlando events this June. June 1…

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Friday Date: Truffles & Bubbles Pairings at Peterbrooke

Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park has been a staple in downtown Winter Park for years; their location on the corner of Park Avenue and New England is a popular stop for locals and visitors who are in search of cool…

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Meet for Drinks: Our Favorite Cocktail Bar Happy Hours

Whether you are looking for a new place to get cocktails with your boo, or a place to impress on your first date, Orlando has a bevy of beautiful and distinctive cocktail bars. Many of them offer great happy hour…

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Best of May: 50+ Upcoming Orlando Events for Date Night

It’s official – spring is in full swing, complete with a myriad of activities to enjoy with your honey. From a number of creative food pairings to outdoor movies, Orlando Fringe, and MegaCon, our monthly event listing is sure to…

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Best of April: 70+ Upcoming Orlando Events We Love

It’s official – spring is in full swing, complete with a myriad of activities to enjoy with your honey. From a number of spring festivals to outdoor movies and the Florida Film Festival, our event listing is sure to fill…

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The Best of March: 75+ Upcoming Orlando Events We Love

Spring is (almost) here! This month, Orlando is home to fun festivals and activities set in the beautiful outdoors! From pub crawls to art festivals and Orlando City’s season opener, we’ve compiled the most date-worthy upcoming Orlando events for March….

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The Best of February: 50+ Upcoming Orlando Events We’re Loving

If there was ever a month to start a date night habit with your honey, February is that month. In addition to being the official month of love, there are a myriad of options to partake in. Whether your ideal…

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Top Orlando Events for 2019: Festivals, Concerts, Sports and More

Our guide to the best Orlando events of the year for date night In search of date night inspiration for the year ahead? There are dozens of amazing Orlando events to choose from in 2019. Take your pick of the…

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The Best of January: 50+ Orlando Events to Kick off the New Year

Welcome 2019! The holiday chaos is over, and it’s time to fill up your January calendar with date night events. From food truck events to Magic games and concerts, there are lots of ways to enjoy date night while the…

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Winter Park Courtyard Dates

Living in Florida means we get to enjoy the outdoors for almost the entire year. Lunch and dinner dates are a beautiful experience no matter where you dine, but when you get the chance to experience the outdoors with your…

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The Best of December: 50+ Festive Events in Orlando This Month

The holiday season is here! Daylight savings has shorted the afternoons, but it has given us more time to enjoy holiday lights and outdoor activities. There are a number of outdoor movies to enjoy with your honey, plus holiday-themed cooking…

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Lunching and Brunching Around Audubon Park with Mosquito County Tours

After going on numerous tours during her travels, Orlando local Mandy Longo founded Mosquito County Tours to bring that same local love to her home city. She loves to show people the real Orlando, and said when she travels she looks…

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15 Events Happening During Sanford Beer Week November 13 – 19

Next week, the city of Sanford is celebrating its 4th Annual Sanford Beer Week with a multitude of brewtastic events! Sanford has been at the forefront of Central Florida’s craft beer scene and is home to countless breweries and taprooms,…

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