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A Matchmaker’s Itinerary for a Casual Date Day in Audubon Park

As a matchmaker, I’m a firm believer in casual dates, especially for first dates. You already have the jitters, so why add the extra stress of a fancy dinner to the equation? But at any stage in a relationship, I…

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A Date Day Trip to Historic Downtown Clermont

On an impromptu day trip to Clermont several months ago, I accidentally discovered what Clermont residents already know: Historic Downtown Clermont is a delightfully charming (and rapidly growing) city not to be overlooked. With a $22 million master plan already…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: August 2019

There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Spice up your date night by cooking something new together, creating your own jewelry or by working up a sweat. Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops + classes happening…

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Perfectly Paired Seminole County Date Night Itineraries

Orlando may get all of the attention, but the neighboring county of Seminole County offers equally charming and adventurous date night opportunities. Make it a perfect pair date night by combining two fun activities that are near each other. We’ve…

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Must-Do Summer Day Trips from Orlando

Summer is finally here and what better place to be than Florida? This Sunshine State is a tourist hotspot in the summertime for a reason. There are so many places to visit to enjoy this time of year and take…

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Four Must-See Shows During the Annie Russell Theatre 2019/20 Season

From Broadway shows to ballet and monthly arts events, Orlando has no shortage of options when it comes to supporting the arts. Beyond Dr. Phillips Center and Loch Haven Park, the Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College is your ticket…

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11 Quintessential Lake Eola Park Date Night Ideas

Did you know that the Lake Eola fountain is the City of Orlando’s official emblem? Far from the crowded theme park district, Lake Eola Park literally and figuratively remains the heart of The City Beautiful. When was the last time you…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: July 2019

This content is proudly supported by Aggressive Appliances There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Spice up your date night by cooking something new together, creating your own jewelry or by working up a sweat. Here are our top…

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Our Guide to the Best Places to Listen to Live Music at Disney

Music and the magic of Disney go hand in hand. Disney’s theme parks have offered live music since the opening day of Disneyland in California in 1955. Here in Orlando, there are many venues inside the theme parks and outside…

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Four Adventurous New Date Night Experiences to Try This Summer

Orlando and adventure go hand in hand. Beyond the obvious theme parks, you can get your kicks by trying something new like falconry (!!!) or glamping (glamorous camping) in a fully furnished luxurious tent at a local state park. Add…

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A Day Trip to Devil’s Den for Snorkeling and Exploring

Florida is home to so many springs. Residents and visitors alike love to explore the calming waters and lush green scenery. There are many to choose from in the Sunshine State, but none are quite as unique as Devil’s Den,…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: June 2019

Things are heating up around Orlando and what better way to kick off the summer than by trying something new. Change up your date night routine by checking out one of these Orlando workshops this summer. WHERE TO TAKE ORLANDO…

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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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Late Night Summer Nights at Busch Gardens, May 31 – August 11

Starting Friday, May 31, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay brings back Summer Nights, featuring extended hours every night through August 11, 2019, and fireworks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Summer Nights also includes evening music and entertainment, as well as after-dark…

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Parents Night Out: How to do Date Night in Orlando with Kids

It is so important for parents to have time together. Let’s face it, though, the cost of a babysitter can cost more than the date itself. Asking family or friends to watch over your little ones isn’t always an option….

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Extreme Theme Park Date: Ride ALL 49 Disney Parks Rides in One Day

Orlando debuted its first theme park in 1971. Now fast forward to present day and the City Beautiful is known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World,” with numerous parks operated by Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios Orlando,…

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6 Low Key Dates in Orlando for Introverts

Date nights are an easy task for extroverts, who enjoy being around others as it helps recharge their batteries. On the opposite end, you have introverts who are usually less outgoing, enjoy being at home, and need to be in…

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An Electric Bike Taco Tour of Orlando

Do you religiously celebrate Taco Tuesday and have an affinity for exploring Orlando’s natural side via bike? Meet your dream date: an electric bike taco tour of Orlando. Bike Cubed, a new bicycle tour company in Orlando, has fused biking…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: May 2019

With so many fun things to do around Orlando, consider trying something different by attending a workshop or class. There are dozens of fantastic classes happening each month all around our city! Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops…

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11 Ideas for the Perfect Date Night in Maitland

Tucked between Winter Park and Orlando and bordering Seminole County, Maitland is a bustling suburb of Orlando. It has become a popular residential destination thanks to the amount of corporate offices nearby and an impressive collection of parks, restaurants, and…

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Double Date: Nona Adventure Park + Lake Nona Food Crawl

Itinerary: Get in touch with your inner kid at Nona Adventure Park followed by a Lake Nona food crawl Lake Nona has got it going on for date night. New restaurants are constantly on the horizon, adding to the area’s…

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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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How to Surprise Your Man with a Date Night He’ll Love

One of my favorite things about being married is when my wife surprises me with a date night. It might be something I mentioned in passing and totally forgot about, or an idea that she knows has been on my…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: April 2019

With so many fun things to do around Orlando, consider trying something different. There are fantastic local workshops and classes all around our city! With March being the start of spring, there is an entire section of gardening and floral…

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Date Night Beyond Dinner + Drinks

The weekend is coming around again and you’re in the mood to do something more than your typical dinner and drinks date at your usual spot. Whether you’re looking for something indoors or outdoors, relaxed or active, Orlando has plenty…

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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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7 Ideas for Date Night in Hannibal Square

Updated May 2019 Written by Stephanie Patterson and Jeanne Amend Just minutes from Winter Park’s famed Park Avenue, Hannibal Square boasts many of the same charms in a more compact form with a quieter atmosphere. Romantic restaurants line the brick…

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An Austin Inspired Date Night

You can’t drive around Austin, TX without seeing the iconic “Keep Austin Wierd” slogan slapped across bumpers. The phrase was originally engineered to celebrate the city’s beloved small businesses, but it defines the city in its pride for the unique…

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110+ Orlando Cooking Classes in March & April

This content is proudly supported by Aggressive Appliances It’s hot in the kitchen, baby! Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: March 2019

With so many fun things to do around Orlando, consider trying something different. There are fantastic local workshops and classes all around our city! With March being the start of spring, there is an entire section of gardening and floral…

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Where to do Goat Yoga in Central Florida

It’s Saturday morning and you’re adding a touch of zen to your routine, flowing through a peaceful outdoor yoga class. Feeling tranquil in tabletop pose, you suddenly feel a jolt as four little hooves take up residence on your back….

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