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Central Florida Wine Walks to Sip and Savor

Whether you’re a novice or budding sommelier, these Central Florida wine walks provide an opportunity to expand your palate and increase your knowledge of vino, often while perusing goods from local businesses and artists. Sip and stroll all over town…

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Monthly Dates for Art Lovers Under $30

We’re lucky to have such a vibrant and talented artist community in Orlando. There are wonderful annual arts events like the Winter Park Art Festival and IMMERSE from the Creative City Project. However, there are many affordable art events around…

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Creative and Cheap Date Night Ideas for Rollins College Students

Budgeting for college expenses can be tough, especially when you’re also in a relationship and want to enjoy a night on the town together. But date night doesn’t have to be expensive in order to be memorable, and there are…

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Weeknight Meal Deals for Date Night

Did you know that there is an amazing amount of daily meal deals in Orlando where you can enjoy a delicious dinner at a great price? I love to keep a list of these for those days where cooking just…

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Visit Orlando Museums for Free on Annual Museum Day Sep 22

In search of a fun new date night adventure this month? Saturday, September 22 is Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day in which hundreds of museums around the country offer free admission for the day. This year, a handful of…

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46 Free Things To Do This Fall in Orlando

Now that fall is almost here, we (hopefully) won’t have to explore our beautiful city with an umbrella handy. Whether you’re going on a first date or having a sitter watch the kids, finding something inexpensive to attend in the…

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A Self-Guided Street Art Tour of Orlando

Spice up your date night visiting some of the most vibrant, beautiful and gigantic but hidden pieces of art in the Orlando area! We’ve put together this list of art locations to help you plan the perfect self-guided street art…

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Date Night Itinerary: Guac and Graffiti in Mills 50

Looking to plan the perfect date but need a little help? Each month, we’re featuring a fully-planned Orlando date night itinerary. Next up in out series is Guac & Graffiti, your plan for a budget-friendly date day spent mural spotting,…

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A Guide to the Winter Garden Farmer’s Market

We have one of the nation’s best farmer’s markets right here in our backyard. Every Saturday, the Winter Garden Farmer’s Market showcases unique local eats, fresh produce, creative local artisans, and more dogs than you could imagine. Know Before You Go…

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Dive into Florida’s Best Tubing Destinations

Our state’s beaches definitely encourage splish-and-splash fun with opportunities to surf, boogie board and more in the ocean waves. But, nothing will float your boat with your favorite date night mate quite like tubing. Explore Florida’s waterways by hopping into…

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Where to Watch Classic Movies on the Big Screen this Summer

Nothing says date night quite like the movies, especially when the movie in question is a classic. This summer, a host of Orlando venues are bringing classic movies–spanning the decades from the ‘30s to the ‘80s—back to the big screen….

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Cult Classics + 8 More Ways to do Date Night at Enzian Theater

Enzian Theater is no secret, but the impressive line up of special programming and date night options may come as a surprise. From the 7-hour long daily lunchtime happy hour to monthly music documentary screenings and free outdoor flicks, here…

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Central Florida Gardens You Can Visit for Free

When was the last time you slowed down to stop and smell the roses—literally? Not only is a day spent in nature rejuvenating, it’s romantic when you’ve got your partner at your side. In honor of National Public Gardens Day…

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Movieola at Lake Eola Park is Back! 5 Free Outdoor Movies this Summer

One of our favorite local outdoor movie series, Movieola, is back for the summer at Lake Eola Park beginning in April. Held on the last Friday of each month from April – August, Movieola at Lake Eola Park is a…

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13 Relaxing Places to Practice Outdoor Yoga in Orlando

Updated October 2018 Healthy relationships are all about balance. And if you’re looking to interpret that literally in your relationship, why not take advantage of the fabulous spring weather by practicing outdoor yoga in Orlando? From a picturesque blueberry farm…

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30 Fun and Free Things to do in Orlando This Spring

Whether you’re located in Seminole or Orange County, there are a number of awesome (and FREE!) activities that should be on your radar for this spring. Movie lovers, music lovers, art lovers and those wanting to learn more about our…

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Where to Watch Free Outdoor Movies in Orlando this Spring

The cold seems to have left for good – Floridians (and transplants) rejoice! Spring is the ideal time to enjoy outdoor activities before the hot summer temperatures arrive in a few months. Many of our local gardens and parks host…

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U-Pick Farms in Central Florida for Strawberries, Blueberries & Citrus (VIDEO)

The local movement has taken Orlando by storm; restaurants love to source produce from local farmers and Orlandoans are eating it up. Go hyperlocal by visiting U-pick farms in Central Florida to pick your own produce. These local farmers welcome…

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Eat, Drink and Explore the West Orange Trail

Updated March 2018 Stretching from Winter Garden to Apopka, the West Orange Trail is a 22-mile long paved rail-trail. Bike, walk, run or skate your way through this itinerary to discover some of the best sights, sips, and bites along…

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A Visit to De Leon Springs State Park for DIY Pancakes and History

Just an hour drive north of Orlando lies the impressively historic De Leon Springs State Park. While you’ll find many similar activities at parks across the state, there is one main reason you need to visit this park and that’s…pancakes….

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Iconic Movies Return to Theaters for TCM Big Screen Classics Series

13 Classic movies are returning to the big screen, select dates in 2018 Dinner and a movie: it’s the most quintessential date night combination. As much as we love going to the movies, we’re always on the lookout for clever…

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Totally Free Walking Tours in Orlando for Two

Most of us don’t have endless funds to spend on date night, but money doesn’t need to be a roadblock to spending quality time together. These free walking tours in Orlando will expand your mind while you bond over a…

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AMP’d at Dr. Phillips Center: Local Musician Series November – April

Are you a lover of live music and an avid supporter of local talent? AMP’d, a new 6-month music series, launches at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in November, featuring some of Central Florida’s best local musicians. The…

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in Orlando this Fall

Is it just us, or has there been a noticeable cool breeze in the air lately? It’s officially fall in Central Florida which means its time to take date night outside! A romantic dinner outdoors on a patio, a picnic for…

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42 Free Things To Do in Orlando This Fall

Do date night on a budget with our list of free things to do in Orlando this fall! Fall is here! While it may not be sweater weather just yet, it will begin to cool off soon which means outdoor…

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Mills 50 Under $50

Orlando is composed of many Main Street Districts, but Mills 50 captures the city through every element. The Mills 50 District comes to life at the intersection of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive and includes all of the surrounding streets…

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Artsy Date Night: 1st Thursdays at the Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Museum of Art announces themes for the 2018/19 1st Thursdays Season   Hailed as “Orlando’s Original Art Party,” the monthly 1st Thursdays art party at the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) is the best way to get familiar with…

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Visit Florida Ruins on a Historic Date Day Trip

Maybe the romantic city of Rome, Italy holds the crown for most impressive ruins. But, you may be surprised to know that Central Florida has its fair share of notable ruins as well. A day trip visit to the following…

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35 Free Things to Do in Orlando this Summer

Summer is here and there are way more free things to do in Orlando than you could have ever imagined! From watching movies at Lake Eola, to visiting the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, to a fun monthly street party in…

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Where to Watch Free Outdoor Movies in Orlando This Summer

Nothing says summer quite like a warm Central Florida evening spent in one of our beautiful parks watching an outdoor movie. This summer, the schedule is packed with loads of cheap and free outdoor movies in Orlando. Change up your…

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Budget-Friendly Downtown Orlando Dates Under $30

In a city as beautiful and diverse as Orlando, we sometimes assume that date night on a budget isn’t possible. But the great thing about downtown Orlando is that there are so many things to do–regardless of your budget! From…

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