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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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10 Relaxing Places to Practice Outdoor Yoga in Orlando

Updated January 2019 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 April 2019 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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Where to Enjoy Blueberries in Orlando this Spring

Updated February 2019 As we wave goodbye to strawberries, it’s time to make way for another favorite berry: blueberries! From April until June, it’s officially high time for enjoying blueberries in Orlando. Beginning in April, festivals celebrating the bite-sized superfood…

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A Week of Wallet-Friendly Dates in Audubon Park

One of only three 2016 Great American Main Street Winners, Audubon Park brings a small town feel to Orlando. The sense of community, local business support, and cross promotion is one of the strongest in Orlando, and also the reason…

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Under $25 Eats for Two Around Orlando

Orlandoans are pretty spoiled when it comes to dining options. We are lucky to have an abundance of quality, local establishments in every genre and varying price points. Finding delicious local spots to have a date night meal and dessert…

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17 Outdoor Movies in Orlando this Spring

It’s springtime in Orlando and the weather is perfect for watching outdoor movies. Bring some chairs, lay out a blanket, and snuggle up together for a fun and affordable night out. Where to see outdoor movies in Orlando: Movie Night at Leu…

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Strawberries in Orlando: Events, U-Pick, and Desserts

Updated February 2019 Strawberry season is in full swing, and you don’t have to travel far from Orlando (or travel at all) in order to celebrate the sweet red berry. Taste your way through our ultimate guide to strawberries in…

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A Guide to Orlando’s Best Story Clubs and Events

Express yourself with words at one of these eight story clubs and events in Orlando! Whether it’s through reading or writing, there are many different forms of communication for our feelings, experiences and thoughts—along with many places in Orlando to…

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28 Days of Love 2017

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 Wednesday, February 1, we’ll announce…

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25 Winter Park Dates Under $50

Money is a recurring issue for couples when it comes to planning a regular date night, but a night out doesn’t have to cost a significant amount in order to be enjoyable. There are plenty of activities and restaurants to discover as…

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35 Low-Budget Date Ideas for 2017

Discover Orlando through date nights without breaking the bank. The City Beautiful boasts plenty of free and/or cheap options for lovers on a budget. Our 2017 low-budget bucket list will ensure priceless date adventures! So, make 2017 the year to…

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Where to Find Orlando’s Best Holiday Lights

UPDATED for 2018 It’s the holiday season in Orlando, which means break out the eggnog, Christmas movies and festive tunes. It’s also a great time of year to be outside enjoying the area’s holiday lights and decor. Here’s a guide…

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Giveaway: 12 Days of Giving

‘Tis the season to be giving so we thought we’d get in on the action and help you with your holiday gift list at the same time. From Friday, December 9 through Tuesday, December 20, 2016 we’re giving away a…

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$10 Star-Studded Evenings Thru February 24, 2018 at Orlando Science Center

Updated November 2017 The Orlando Science Center recently announced the return of Star-Studded Evenings, a program inviting Orlando locals to enjoy the Crosby Observatory and Digital Adventure Theater every Friday and Saturday evening from 5pm – 9pm for only $10. STARGAZING…

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50 Free & Festive Holiday Events in Orlando

**This list is for 2016 events. View our updated guide to free & festive holiday events in Orlando for 2018 here. Plenty of free and fun holiday events abound in Orlando in the coming weeks. Enjoy a festive date night…

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