Best Things to do in Orlando this Month: Events and More!

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ORLANDO FOR DATE NIGHT

The month of love and connection brings so many new ways to have fun together. From movie nights to cooking classes, there are so many ways to spark the romance this month in Orlando.

There’s a lot on our curated guide of things to do in Orlando, so keep scrolling! It starts with event highlights for things to do this week, followed by our top picks for things to do in Orlando for the rest of the month. You’ll also find an ongoing events section for even more ideas. Check back often as we add more Orlando events to this listing throughout the month.

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Things to do in Orlando February 1 – 6

The Fantasticks
February 2 – 26, multiple showtimes
Orlando Shakes
Featuring Broadway legend Davis Gaines as the narrator El Gallo, The Fantasticks chronicles a timeless coming of age story about the peaks and valleys of young love through breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication. In a world of magic and moonlight, a young couple find their way back together, despite everything trying to keep them apart.
Ticket prices vary

Image credit: Orlando Shakes

OMA 1st Thursdays: ONIJA
Thursday, February 3, 6-9pm
Orlando Museum of Art
This show is comprised of portraiture and self-portraiture that exemplify the fighting spirit of Black people in America and the diaspora.
$20

Golden Girls Trivia
Thursday, February 3, 7-9pm
Ivanhoe Brewing
Special trivia night to honor the late Betty White.
FREE Admission

Resonate Festival
February 3, 5 and 7, 7 and 9pm
The Plaza Live
This new concert series from Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra features Artist-in-Residence Stewart Goodyear as he solos in all five brilliant Beethoven piano concertos…in just three concerts. The series also includes separate concerts highlighting intimate chamber music performed by OPO musicians and Stewart Goodyear.
$35; $125 for all 6 concerts

First Friday Food Trucks
Friday, February 4, 5:30-9pm
Historic Downtown Clermont
Enjoy a selection of 15+ food trucks, wine and beer along with ​vendors & crafters! Stores will be open late for shopping.
FREE Admission

Brew & View: The Parent Trap
Friday, February 4, 6-9pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company
Break out your lawn chairs & blankets and enjoy the movie on the big screen!
FREE Admission

FAVO February Art Market
Saturday, February 5, 4-9pm
FAVO Faith Arts Village Orlando
Valentine’s themed open-air market featuring unique gifts and handcrafted artisanal items, local food trucks and vendors, live music and more. Plus, explore more than 30 galleries in the FAVO building.
FREE Admission

Virginia Drive Live
Saturday, February 5, 5-9pm
Ivanhoe Village
Stroll Virginia Drive, enjoying vendors, shopping, music and more! Specials and discounts available with event wristband.
$5

Love Your Library Grand Opening Gala
Saturday, February 5, 6pm
Winter Park Library
This one-of-a-kind, Grand Opening Gala presents an outdoor evening under the stars with fine dining by Arthur’s Catering, live entertainment with Michael Andrew and his Swingerhead band, craft cocktails and libations, and a farewell, lakeside fireworks display – truly a night to be cherished among patrons and friends!
$250

The Greatest Gatsby Party 2022
Saturday, February 5, 7:30pm
Timucua Arts Foundation
Immerse yourself into a 1920s speakeasy for a dance party with Heather Thorn and the Vivacity band. Includes a 30-minute swing dance lesson with a professional instructor, live band, and more.
$30-$55

Things to do in Orlando February 2022 - Greatest Gatsby PartyImage credit: Heather Thorn

Orlando Events February 7 – 13

Hauntingly Romantic Tales Dinner Theater with Phantasmagoria
Wednesday, February 9, 6:30pm
Maxine’s on Shine
Join the whimsically macabre storytellers of Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria for newly told tales of Ghostly Love and Romantic Hauntings. Evening also includes a three-course dinner.
$50

Thornton Park District 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk
Thursday, February 10, 6:30-9:30pm
Thornton Park District
Orlando’s favorite reoccurring art night, with 20+ places to stop for a tasty libation along with art vendors, live music, DJ, artists and all sorts of fun! The cost of admission grants you a wristband glass and a map of all the participating drink locations. 
$10 in advance; $15 at the door

Popcorn Flicks in the Park: 50 First Dates
Thursday, February 10, 7pm
Central Park – Winter Park
Monthly free outdoor movie night in Central Park hosted by Enzian Theater. Back a picnic, blanket and chairs to enjoy a movie under the stars.
FREE

Orlando Ballet presents Giselle
February 10 – 13
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The embodiment of romantic ballet, this touching tale of unrequited love, remorse, and forgiveness seamlessly combines music, movement, and drama. Performed at the brand new Steinmetz Hall.
$24

2022 Love Your Shorts Film Festival
February 10 – 13
Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, Sanford
Annual showcase of short films from Florida and around the world.
$10/ film block or $75/weekend pass

Sunset at Southern Hill Farms
Friday, February 11, 4-9pm
Southern Hill Farms
Enjoy extended hours for strawberry and sunflower picking along with live music, beer and wine, food trucks and a relaxing evening on the farm.
FREE Admission; u-pick prices vary

Related: Where to go to Pick Your Own Strawberries + Sunflowers Right Now

Image credit: Southern Hill Farms

Brew and View: Crazy Rich Asians
Friday, February 11, 6:30pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Pack blankets and chairs to enjoy this free outdoor movie night.
FREE

Voices of Freedom & Justice: An Evening of Spoken Word Poetry
Friday, February 11, 7pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
90-minute interactive showcase of spoken word poetry featuring Orlando’s Poet Laureate, Shawn Welcome, along with spoken word artists and emerging local high school talents.
FREE

Basquiat’s 1982 Heroes & Monsters Ball
Friday, February 11, 8pm
Orlando Museum of Art
Celebrate the opening of Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat at this once in a lifetime event. This night at the museum includes light bites inspired by Basquiat’s Afro-Caribbean lineage, live DJ, live performances from Motiv Crew, a live art demo and more.
$82

Pig Floyd’s Monthly Date Night featuring Nomad Bakehouse
Saturday, February 12, available for pickup or dine in
Pig Floyd’s
Monthly date night deal for two including your choice of 4 tacos, 3 sides, beer or wine, scented candle from Solo Candle Co, cake for two from Nomad Bakehouse, and a conversation card. Reserve by calling 1-833-PIG-LOVE.
$49.99/couple

Related: Feed Your Love With Pig Floyd’s Monthly Date Night Kit

Image credit: Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa

Paws in the Park
Saturday, February 12, 10am-4pm
Lake Eola Park
Orlando’s largest pet festival, benefitting Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.
FREE

Chef Bruno Valentine’s Pizza Class
Saturday, February 12, 2-4pm or 5-7pm
The House on Lang
Valentine’s Pizza Class taught by Chef Bruno Zacchini III of Pizza Bruno! Enjoy pizza wisdom, pizza making, pizza cooking with wood fired oven, snacks & of course eating pizza.
$120/couple; $180 with wine pairing option

Bad Witch Burlesque: Heavy Heart
Saturday, February 12, 8:30pm
ME Theater
Glamorous burlesque experience featuring jaw dropping aerial acts, bewitching burlesque & some sideshow surprises – all set to your favorite hard rock & metal music.
$25

Milk Mart Lazy Lover’s Market
Sunday, February 13, noon-6pm
The Nook on Robinson
Annual market celebrating inclusivity and diversity in love.
FREE Admission

Cupcakes & Beer Pairing
Sunday, February 13, 2pm
Orlando Brewing
Join Orlando Brewing for a special Valentine’s Day inspired beer pairing with CANDID CUPCAKES. This pairing includes 4 cupcakes paired with 4 (5 oz.) OB beers.
$20

Things to do in Orlando February 14 – 20

The Salty Donut Beer Pairing V-Day Date Night
Monday, February 14, 4-10pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company
4 beers paired with 4 donuts from The Salty Donut to share and pair with your beers. This package can be enjoyed on site with with Cupid Bingo date night or taken home with a 16 oz can of each beer to share in the comfort of your home.
$30

SAK Comedy Lab Valentine’s Shows
Monday, February 14, multiple times
SAK Comedy Lab
Special Valentine’s Show featuring a 90-minute version of SAK’s popular improv show that will have you and your special someone laughing until it hurts.
$25

Enzian’s Valentine’s Day Dinner featuring Pride and Prejudice
Monday, February 14, 7pm
Enzian Theater
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate love and romance with your sweetheart at Enzian! Enjoy live music in the theater while you dine on a delectable buffet spread and carving station. Then experience a classic love story with a special screening of Pride & Prejudice (2005).
$135/couple

Looking for more Valentine’s Day events?

Check out our guide to 50+ Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Orlando

Yoga at the Stadium
Wednesday, February 16, 6pm
Camping World Stadium
Enjoy a relaxing, socially distant evening on the field, complete with a 60-minute yoga session with a local instructor and a post-yoga happy hour.
$10

Hauntingly Romantic Tales Dinner Theater with Phantasmagoria
Thursday, February 17, 6:30pm
Maxine’s on Shine
Join the whimsically macabre storytellers of Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria for newly told tales of Ghostly Love and Romantic Hauntings. Evening also includes a three-course dinner.
$50

Image credit: Phantasmagoria

Cupid’s Undie Run
Saturday, February 19, 12pm
Elixir Orlando
This February, do something crazy for a crazy good cause. Join Cupid’s Undie Run, a “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party.
$45

Historic Downtown Clermont Wine Stroll
Saturday, February 19, 6:30-9pm
Historic Downtown Clermont
Explore historic Downtown Clermont while sampling wine at various shops. Tickets will be available beginning at 5:30pm at Optima One Realty.
$20

8th Annual Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party
Saturday, February 19, 4pm
Historic Downtown Sanford
Annual street party with a parade, live music, food trucks and more.
FREE Admission

National Airboat Day
Saturday, February 19, all day
Wild Florida
In honor of National Airboat Day, Wild Florida is offering a special discount of $10 off all airboat tours on February 19, 2022.
Prices vary

Russian Ballet Orlando: Carmen
February 19 and 20, various times
Walt Disney Ampitheater at Lake Eola Park
Russian Ballet Orlando and Opera Orlando will present Carmen, known for its drama and passion, as love is fought for, won, and ultimately lost in an exhilarating one-hour performance.
$20

Chef Bruno Valentine’s Pizza Class
Sunday, February 20, 1-3pm or 4-6pm
The House on Lang
Valentine’s Pizza Class taught by Chef Bruno Zacchini III of Pizza Bruno! Enjoy pizza wisdom, pizza making, pizza cooking with wood fired oven, snacks & of course eating pizza.
$120/couple; $180 with wine pairing option

Urban Basket
Sunday, February 20, 8am-1pm
Cranes Roost Park
Sunday mornings are perfect for a stroll through picturesque Cranes Roost Park. Patrons and local residents will have the chance to shop for unique gifts, artisanal goods, home decor and more.
FREE

Orlando Events February 21 – 28

Couples Cooking: Learning French Cuisine
Thursday, February 22, 6pm
Publix Aprons Cooking School – Dr. Phillips
Ooh-la-la! Partner up and prepare to cook like a Parisian when you add these culinary French classics to your repertoire.
$110/couple

Cult Classics: Love and Basketball
Thursday, February 22, 9:30pm
Enzian Theater
Catch a special screening of this romance classic in celebration of Black History Month. Make sure to visit Eden Bar before the movie to check out special cocktails for two available in February.
$10

100 Orlando Date Night Ideas - Enzian Theater and Eden BarImage credit: Enzian Theater

The Wine Down Show
Wednesday, February 23, 7:30pm
SAK Comedy Lab
Orlando’s Best Comedy Club (7 years running) is now bringing you a Wine Down Wednesday event including “all you can drink” wine and a comedy improv show featuring top professional talent.
$25

Diversitastic! Dining Experience: South Africa
Thursday, February 24, 7pm
Serengeti Restaurant at the Bronze Kingdom Museum
This monthly dining series from FusionFest offers you the chance to immerse yourself into exploring the tastes, sights, sounds and mindsets of another part of the world. Tickets include a unique full-course menu + drink, along with live entertainment, storytelling and chef talk.
$49.95

Fab Fringe Magic
Friday, February 25, 6:30pm
Orlando Museum of Art
Indulge in sensational cocktails and delectable light bites from your favorite local eateries and dance the night away. Then, have your mind blown by Chicago-based mentalist, mind reader, and Fringe favorite, Mark Toland.
$50

Yoga Under the Stars
Friday, February 25, 7pm
Orlando Brewing
Monthly all-levels-welcome outdoor yoga class led by ACROSARAH. Class includes a 16 oz. OB beer of your choice.
$12

Whiskey Business
Friday, February 25, 7pm
The Cheyenne Saloon
50+ whiskeys, craft beer and wine, bites from top Orlando restaurants, plus live music & performances, a cigar lounge, local vendors, interactive seminars by industry experts and much more.
$55

Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd “Dark Side of the Moon”
Saturday, February 26, 8pm
Hard Rock Live Orlando
Classic Albums Live features the finest studio musicians performing classic rock albums LIVE note for note, cut for cut. This time it’s Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon!
$40

Spring Forward
Saturday, February 26, 10am
Historic Downtown Clermont
100 + vendors, crafters, garden demonstrations, home decor, food trucks, live music and more. 
FREE

More Ideas: Ongoing Orlando Events

Dragons and Fairies
January 28 – March 6
Leu Gardens
Experience this moving story as live actors in beautiful costumes lead you on a 3/4 mile journey. Along the way, you’ll encounter large-scale lighting installations, lots of surprises and animatronic dragons.
$25

Creative City Project Dragons and Fairies at Leu GardensImage credit: Creative City Project

Orlando Solar Bears
Multiple home games through April
Amway Center
Enjoy a budget-friendly date night cheering on our local ECHL hockey team throughout the remainder of the 2021-22 season. Check out our tips for a perfect Solar Bears date night.
Tickets start at $17

Cirque du Soleil Drawn to Life
Multiple performance dates and times
Disney Springs
In this first-ever collaboration between Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Imagineering, journey into a world where an animator’s desk becomes the stage and drawings come alive. The show is a celebration of life, accentuated by the delightful, mesmerizing movements of Cirque du Soleil’s acrobatic mastery.
Tickets start at $85

Orlando Magic
Multiple home games through April
Amway Center
Tickets from $19

Movie Mondays
A La Cart Orlando
Monday nights, 7pm or sunset (whichever comes first)
Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie every Monday evening while enjoying food for purchase from the resident food trucks. Sign up for A La Cart’s email list to find out which movies are playing each week.
FREE Admission

Tasty Takeover in The Milk District
Tuesdays from 6:30-10pm
The Milk District – E. Robinson St
THE food truck block party in Orlando! Find it in The Milk District every Tuesday night behind the bars and shops of E. Robinson St.
FREE Admission

Related: How to Have an Orlando Food Truck Date

Tuesday Trivia
Tuesdays at 7pm
Hourglass Brewing
Head to Hourglass Brewing every Tuesday and join Kendra for some great trivia and brews!
FREE Admission

Piano Bar Show at Jewel
Thursdays from 8:30-10:30pm
Jewel Orlando
Dueling Piano players take the stage for a fun night of song requests and sing-alongs! Call (321) 444-5306 after 5pm to get your password for speakeasy entry.
FREE admission with password

Image credit: Jewel Orlando

Free Friday Nights at the Morse
Fridays from 5-8pm through April
Morse Museum
Receive free admission every Friday night!
FREE Admission

Private Telescope Experience at OSC
Fridays and Saturdays through March 5, 8:30pm or 9:45pm
Orlando Science Center
Spend an evening amongst the stars with a private experience in Orlando Science Center’s iconic observatory & planetarium!
$250 for up to 5 people

Related: New Private Stargazing Experience at Orlando Science Center

Winter Garden Farmers Market
Saturdays from 8am-1pm
Downtown Winter Garden
FREE Admission

Fabio’s Table
Saturdays, 6pm and 8pm
VINIA Wine & Kitchen
Enjoy an intimate 5-course, wine pairing dining experience hosted by VINIA owner Fabio Perricelli. February Fabio’s Table theme is “Love, Wine, & Food” A seductive menu celebrating Valentine’s Day every Saturday. Plant-based menu option available.
$85; $125 with wine pairings

Weekends at the Winery
Saturdays and Sundays, noon-4pm
Lakeridge Winery
Head to this Central Florida winery’s expansive vineyard green each weekend for delicious food, live entertainment, complimentary wine tastings/tours, and Lakeridge wines by the glass at the outdoor bar.
FREE admission

Orlando Farmers Market
Sundays from 10am-3pm
Lake Eola Park
FREE Admission

Sunday Jazz Jam
Sundays from 5-8pm
Pilars Loft – Pilars Martini (Downtown Winter Garden)
A community-driven jazz interplay inspired by the 1940’s and ‘50’s ‘old-school’ hang. Each Sunday is unique because you never know what special guests including the best jazz talent in Florida-will drop in for the ‘hang’.
FREE Admission

Road Trip: Events in Tampa Bay this month

Planning to head to Tampa this month? Here’s a guide to the best Tampa Bay events this month from Tampa Bay Date Night Guide. If you’re planning to bring the kids, check out this guide to family-friendly events and activities in Tampa Bay from our sister publication Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine.

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