Episode 50 – Best Florida Date Night Ideas

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This week, we are exploring the best places for date nights throughout Florida. We are exploring everything from romantic nights to unique places. There are so many fun date night ideas to be had that we only scratch the surface on finding the perfect date. Whether it’s a first date or you’ve been married for years, we’ve got a bunch of fun date ideas and wanted to share a few of our favorites.

man in red crew neck t-shirt standing beside woman in yellow t-shirt
Photo by Sidral Mundet on Unsplash

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This week we are sponsored by AmazingCo. AmazingCo is bringing people together with incredible experiences from mystery date picnics, family mystery picnics, mystery food walks, and so much more. Eat, drink and explore your way through a city while solving clues to get to each destination. Each experience is unique and will give you an afternoon adventure full of memories. Bring a picnic basket! This is a fun way to explore your favorite cities!

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AmazingCo offers so many fun things to see and do within a city combined with incredible local foods, there is no better way to interact with your date or friends than to solve clues to explore and have some fun! They have locations all over Florida.

There are some truly great ways to make a unique movie date night. Unique movie theater ideas make a great place for a movie date. For instance, the Enzian in Winter Park, FL is a historic theater that has a dining experience. They have all types of movies from cult classics to holiday films and they even have a live theater. Drive-in movie theaters are so much fun. They make a fun spot for a double date or a group date!

Maybe you’re looking for a more romantic date. How about a sunset cruise. Tampa Bay, Clearwater, the Keys, Naples. Let’s face it, Florida has water surrounding us and you can see a sunset even on the East coast. Make a romantic evening on the water or a special occasion. Make an all-day date across the sunshine state by starting the morning on the east coast for a sunrise kayak, find your perfect spot for lunch, and make your way across to the west coast for a sunset cruise.

Food trucks are a great way to have a strolling date night. In our town, we have food truck Fridays where all the food trucks come to our downtown area and you can walk around to all the trucks and try a little of everything. For those of you who are foodies, this is a great way to try it all. There are special events in towns all over Florida. Try googling food trucks near you. They really are a good time.

  1. Food Truck Artisan Fair
  2. Food truck Friday Clermont
  3. 3rd Thursday Markets Tampa
  4. Food Trucks Ft Lauderdale
  5. Food truck events in Jacksonville

A cooking class can be quite a bonding experience. It can be such a great time and it ends in eating great food!

  1. https://orlandodatenightguide.com/category/cooking-dates/
  2. https://www.cozymeal.com/tampa/cooking-classes
  3. Publix Apron Cooking Schools (Choose a location) https://www.publix.com/aprons-cooking-school?utm

A hot air balloon ride is a really fun and adventurous way to have a date. They are often a sunrise with a champagne toast at the end. It makes for a truly memorable and romantic date. There are hot air balloon festivals are all over and can be quite beautiful.

  1. Orlando Sunrise Tour
  2. Bob’s Balloons

Take a museum tour. St. Petersburg makes a great city for a museum day. Salvador Dali is one of my absolute favorites. There are a wide variety of museums to explore. Take a guided tour or explore on your own. The Ringling Museum in Sarasota has a circus museum and an art museum and ranks at the top of Tonya’s list. Vizcaya Museum in Miami is a garden and architectural wonder.

Explore some gardens. Grab your camera and have a photoshoot or take some selfies. Leu Gardens in Winter Park and Bok Tower Gardens Bok Towers both offer a completely different experience. Pack a picnic lunch, take a scavenger hunt, absorb the stunning atmosphere, and slow it down a little in a garden!

Visit a winery or brewery! Most wineries have weekend special events year-round. There is a multitude of wineries all across Florida. You can enjoy a wine tasting and some of the delectable food that can also be unique to the winery and the area. Breweries offer tours as well.

Dapper Days at Disney. Dress up in 1940’s clothing and play the part. You can really get to know your partner with some dress-up and role play! Search on Facebook for Dapper Days, April 30th and May 1st is an upcoming Dapper event. You can experience something similar with conventions and renaissance fairs.

Comedy clubs make a fantastic first date to have some fun and show your sense of humor.

  1. SAK (Orlando)
  2. Bonkerz (several locations in FL)
  3. Side Splitters (Tampa)
  4. Just the Funny (Miami)

Add a little spice and a lot of adventure with a Ziplining and tree trekking bucket list date! Getting outside and up in the sky to fly!

  1. Orlando Tree Trek
  2. Canyon Zipline and Adventure Park Ocala
  3. Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure By TreeTop Trekking
  4. TreeUmph! Adventure Course in Brandon

One last incredible date night idea is to go on a scavenger hunt through a city. Not only is this a great way to explore a city, but it is also an adventurous way to engage with your date!

  1. Let’s Roam (Insert your link)

There is no formula for this. Get out there and have some fun! Go on dates. Go on a fancy date. Go on a free date. Have frugal fun or lavish fun. Just have fun and go on dates! Explore new places and love where you live.

Hot air balloon on blue sky
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