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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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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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A Guide to Orlando Poetry Slams

Orlando’s art scene continues to grow, supporting its diverse group of writers, poets, artists, and storytellers. In the art scene, poetry slams have made a comeback with cozy events in coffee shops, bars, and cafes. We even have our own…

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Where to Play Grown-Up Bar Bingo

How fun is it to victoriously shout “BINGO!” when you finally fill your card? We all know the feeling that comes along with having one spot left, waiting anxiously for the caller to say exactly what you want to hear….

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Brunch Date: ‘Uncomfortable Brunch’ Movie Series at Enzian Theater

In search of a movie series that will spark conversation while pushing you just a tad outside of your comfort zone? Spice up your usual Sunday brunch with the Uncomfortable Brunch movie series, whose new home is now at Enzian…

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15 Free Things To Do In Orlando This Summer

Summer is one of the first things that comes to mind when people think of Orlando. From beautiful beaches to magical theme parks, there are endless possibilities for soaking up the sun rays in the Sunshine State. Check out some…

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Where to See Laser Shows in Orlando this Summer

Summer nights and laser lights! Check out one of several laser shows in Orlando popping up all around town this summer. Great shows, music and more can be enjoyed on an epic date night! Emil Buehler Planetarium Summer Laser Fest…

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Date Night at East End Market’s Monthly Evening Exchange

If you are a lover of all things local, East End Market’s new Evening Exchange is a must do! On the third Friday of each month from 6-10pm, East End Market transforms its already inviting space into an even grander shopping…

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The Princess Bride and More Interactive Movies at Garden Theatre

We are all about spicing up life with an out-of-the-box date night adventure. It’s always fun to swim with the manatees, craft your own charcuterie board, or ride an electric bike through a taco tour of the city. While all…

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24 Free Outdoor Movies in Orlando: Spring and Summer 2019

Daytime temperatures are heating up as summer makes a fast approach. But when the sun goes down and the stars come out, outdoor movies make for enjoyable spring and summetime dates. Below, we’ve rounded up the best outdoor flicks being…

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Where to Pick Your Own Flowers in Central Florida

Spring is here and flowers are blooming everywhere! Did you know Orlando has some great spots where you can pick your own floral beauties? Whether you are into making your own arrangements or are looking for something different to do,…

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Ride the Rails, Walk the Trails: 4 Outdoorsy SunRail Dates

Bring your bikes or comfiest walking shoes, and your favorite person for this adventure! The only thing else you’ll need is a SunRail pass – you’ll be riding the rails to your destination, and then walking or biking to nature…

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Central Florida Springs and Parks for an Outdoorsy Date Day

Central Florida has long attracted visitors and residents looking to enjoy its lush subtropical landscapes, mystical springs, and inviting green spaces. Explore them with your sweetheart while connecting out in nature. To help you plan, we’ve compiled a complete list…

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Awesome Places to Host Your Book Club in Orlando

For a book lover, finding the right book club is akin to finding the right hairdresser. It just has to click. And when the stars align and you find the right one, you’ve suddenly got a tribe of like-minded people…

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25 Sanford Dates Under $50

Hop on the SunRail or into the car with your plus one…we’re spending the day in Historic Downtown Sanford! Known for its art appreciation, quirky finds, and unique restaurants and bars, Sanford hosts crafty classes and community events offering a…

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20 Free Things to Do in Orlando this Spring

A great date day or night doesn’t have to break the bank! There are so many ways to enjoy quality time together for little or no money. Here we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite free things…

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Must Love Dogs: Adopt a Dog for the Day Together

Love dogs but don’t have a furry friend of your own? Pet Rescue by Judy, a pet rescue nonprofit located in Sanford, offers an excellent Dog 4 a Day program perfect for dog lovers and couples. As the name suggests,…

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in Orlando: Year-Round Guide

Some of our favorite date nights happen outdoors thanks to Florida’s perfect weather. There’s something particularly intimate about laying under the night sky with your loved one. We’ve compiled a list of the best spots for outdoor movies in Orlando…

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A Purrfect Date at the Orlando Cat Cafe

An Orlando cat cafe with a cat play area, cat yoga classes and local coffee? You’ve got to be kitten us! We recently visited the Orlando Cat Cafe to get purrsonal with these furry felines, grabbing coffee and performing our…

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TCM Big Screen Classics Movie Series Returns for 2019

Looking for a fun twist on the classic dinner and a movie date night? The Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Big Screen Classic Series is bringing 14 of your favorite flicks back to the big screen in 2019. Fathom Events and…

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6 Retro-Themed Dates for Throwback Fun

Let’s take it back to the ’80s and ’90s! What activities did you love to do when you were a kid? Did you go to the roller skating rink every weekend or browse the comic book store with your friends?…

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Orlando Art Markets We Love

Updated March 2019 Whether you’ve been in Orlando your whole life, recently moved to town, or you’re just here for a weekend getaway with your significant other, Central Florida has plenty of unique, rich culture to share. From art created…

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60+ Festive and Free Holiday Events in Orlando

Our annual list of the best free holiday events in Orlando! 2018 has flown by and the holiday season has nearly arrived. You and your honey may be in a panic realizing that the year is wrapping up and the…

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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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