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Win a Year of Date Nights! Play Our Mobile App Treasure Game

Winner: Chelsea Davis (entry on 4/23/19 15:36) We’ve recently relaunched our Orlando Date Night Guide mobile app, which is packed with ideas, events and tools to make planning your Orlando date nights easier than ever. Available for download on iPhone…

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Date Night Menu at Market to Table, Winter Garden

Market to Table, a mainstay in Winter Garden’s stellar dining scene, recently announced a new Date Night menu for couples out on the town on Plant Street.  Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning April 24 through June 20, 2019, the…

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Lafferty’s Wake Presented by Osceola Arts: April 12-28

Toast the late, great Charlie Lafferty, as he is waked in grand style at the local pub. Join Charlie’s widow, his sweet daughter, bumbling son-in-law, the parish priest, and the savvy innkeeper as they celebrate the life and times of…

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Introducing Up Date: A Connection Tool for Couples

MORE CONNECTION. MORE FUN. BETTER DATE NIGHTS. It’s not where you go for date night that counts; it’s how connected you feel when it’s over. Introducing Up Date, a connection tool for couples that transforms chit chat into fun, playful,…

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We’re Launching Our NEW Girl’s Club Presented by Jane.com

We’re launching a NEW monthly Girls’ Night Out series presented by Jane.com for Orlando ladies!  Aren’t girls’ nights the best?? The laughter, the camaraderie, the commiserating! Women are just so darn good at connecting and having fun together, aren’t we?…

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8th Annual Orlando Date Night Awards – Vote Now & Win

It’s time again for Orlando’s Annual Date Night Awards. Sponsored by Beth Hobart, Mainframe Real Estate (bethsellsflorida.com), these awards are your opportunity to have your say in our area’s best restaurants, activities, events and experiences for couples PLUS you’ll have the…

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Beers in the Aquarium!! Join Us at Fins & Flights, March 8

Join us on Friday, March 8, 2019 for Fins & Flights, an undersea, after-hours beer adventure. From 7pm – 10pm, this adults-only affair invites grown-ups to experience the enticing world of SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, a 25,000 square-foot sprawling kaleidoscope…

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Grown-Up Date Nights to Experience in 2019 at Orlando Science Center

SPONSORED – It’s been more than 60 years since the Orlando Science Center opened its doors to Orlando locals. Now with four floors of interactive exhibit halls, labs and workshops, theaters, an observatory, and experiences that change with each season, this…

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Annual Chef’s Gala Returns March 2nd

20+ Restaurants Set to Participate in the Heart of Florida United Way 27th Annual Chef’s Gala on March 2nd For the 27th year, the region’s top restaurants will gather for Heart of Florida United Way’s Chef’s Gala, a fundraiser benefitting…

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New Bliss to Experience at Orlando Spas

Around Valentine’s Day, or any time of the year for that matter, spending the day together at one of our many luxurious Orlando spas tops our list of best date day experiences. Bliss out by the pool, unwind in a…

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Well-Strung: A Night at the Movies Heads to The Mezz Feb. 13

World famous string quartet Well-Strung brings their brand new show A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES to THE MEZZ in downtown Orlando for one performance only on Wednesday, February 13 at 8pm. – SPONSORED – Well-Strung: A Night at the Movies…

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28 Days of Love Giveaway 2019

Orlando Date Night Guide’s giveaway extravaganza is back this year with the return of 28 Days of Love. For all 28 days in February, a different winner will score one of the spectacular prizes below. Beginning Friday, February 1, we’ll…

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Join us for Tapas & Tango: Friday, Feb. 15

Dancing, especially the tango, can be the ultimate aphrodisiac. And even those with two left feet can learn the skills to sweep their partner off their feet. Join us on Friday, February 15 (8pm) for Tapas & Tango at Arthur Murray…

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Do Good Date Night: Valentine’s Edition 2019

We’re ready to kick off our 2019 series of Do Good Date Night events. Join us on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Quantum Leap Winery for a night of pitching in for a good cause combined with date night fun…

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Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra & The Second City to Present Comedy Special

‘Whose Line Is It, Anyway?’ star Colin Mochrie to host classical music and comedy mash-up! SPONSORED – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra continues its 2018-2019 Pops Series in  2019 with The Second City Guide to the Symphony. Hosted by Colin Mochrie,‘Whose…

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Peace Love Sweat: A Valentine’s Day Partner Workout

Not everyone wants to spend their Valentine’s night eating rich food and sipping champagne. For those couples (and workout partners) who would rather pass on the chocolates and instead work up a sweat together, the Peace Love Sweat experience promises to…

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How to Book a Boudoir Photo Shoot in Orlando

A few months ago, I had the daring idea of booking a boudoir shoot and surprising Marc with a sexy keepsake for our upcoming anniversary. If the thought of getting slightly naked (or completely naked) in front of a camera…

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Love You: A Self-Love Workshop, Feb. 2

Recently a local author and mental health counselor reached out to tell us about the book she recently published: The Self-Love Workbook. We immediately wanted to support her in getting the word out about her book but also share the details…

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Mountain Biking at Grande Lakes Orlando

EDITORIAL UPDATE 2/15/19: The policy has changed and bikes are now only available for hotel guests. We apologize for any inconvenience or disappointment. What to do when the outdoors are calling but your schedule only allows for a short reprieve?…

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Universal Announces Holiday Dessert Party & Exclusive Viewing Area

From December 24 to December 30, 2018, Universal Orlando Resort will offer an all-new Exclusive Holiday Viewing Area & Dessert Party experience, which gives guests the opportunity to view Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s and Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration from…

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Candlelight Processional 2018: Tips and Pics

Last night we had the opportunity to experience Epcot’s Candlelight Processional, a holiday tradition for thousands of Central Floridians and visitors alike. The 45-minute-long experience is rooted in the telling of the biblical story of Christmas, with a celebrity narrator…

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Mango’s Tropical Cafe to Host New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Ring in 2019 at this VIP party featuring world-renowned entertainment and live shows. SPONSORED – Mango’s Tropical Cafe, the 50,000-square-foot dining and party hub, will host a huge New Year’s Eve party on December 31, 2018. Guests can reserve a…

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CFCArts Presents Let There Be Joy! A Christmas Celebration: Dec. 13 & 14

Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts), a leading arts nonprofit, will present Let There Be Joy! A Christmas Celebration, a holiday spectacular performed by the CFCArts Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra. The eighth annual holiday production has become a December tradition…

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Orlando Museum of Art to Host Epic New Year’s Eve Party

The Orlando Museum of Art Presents NOUVEAU: A Glamorous New Year’s Eve with open bar and full museum access from 9:30pm – 1:30am.   SPONSORED – Ring in 2019 with Orlando’s premier New Year’s Eve celebration – a luxurious evening…

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Morimoto Asia to Host 12 Beers of Christmas Event December 2

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto will host the first annual “12 Beers of Christmas” event at Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs on Sunday, December 2. The event will feature multiple stations of holiday-themed beers from local breweries paired with Morimoto Asia’s…

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New Experiences at This Year’s Christmas at Gaylord Palms Featuring ICE!

Considered one of Central Florida’s most quintessential holiday experiences, Christmas at Gaylord Palms returns today for 52 days of Christmassy excitement inside one giant festive wonderland. As always, Gaylord Palms raises the bar year after year, adding new experiences and…

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Exploring Celery City with Sanford Food Tours

What could be better than spending a few hours strolling through a quaint, historic town with regular stops for great food and drinks in interesting, off-the-radar places? That, in a nutshell, is exactly the experience that awaits with Sanford Food…

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Gaylord Palms to Host Adults-Only Polar Dash Party, Dec. 13

The launch of this year’s ICE! and all of the holiday happenings during Christmas at Gaylord Palms is just days away. From November 16, 2018 to January 6, 2019, locals and overnight guests can wander through an epic winter wonderland…

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Cows ‘n Cabs is Back November 3

The open-air, country-western themed event occurs every autumn in Winter Park’s West Meadow and also features live music, dancing and a silent auction. Cows ‘n Cabs, one of our favorite food and philanthropy events of the year, returns to Winter…

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Halloween in Orlando 2018

Orlando knows how to do Halloween right! From haunted houses and petrified forests to costume parties and movie screenings, there are so many haunted happenings popping up for Halloween in Orlando. Here are a few of our favorites:  Universal Orlando’s…

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A Discovery Cove Date Day

It’s hard to believe that just a few miles off I-4 there’s a place that will truly make you feel like you’ve been transported to a remote tropical island. White sandy beaches, palm trees swaying in the breeze and the…

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