Things to do in Orlando

Valentine's Day in Orlando

Experience the beauty and romance of Orlando during the month of February, as the sweet smell of orange blossoms and love fills the air.

As the sun sets on the horizon, the city of Orlando transforms into a romantic getaway perfect for traveling couples celebrating their love. From long walks in the park to indulging in delicious cuisine, there is no shortage of things to do in Orlando on Valentine's Day.

Plan an unforgettable Valentine's Day celebration with some of these iconic Orlando adventures and romantic escapes.

Disney Springs

Get to the heart of your connection with a bit of magic. Playful feasts await you in Disney Springs.

1. Valentine’s Dinner at Morimoto Asia

A treat for the eyes and the taste buds awaits this culinary triumph. Morimoto Asia’s founder is beloved around the world for his expert handling of mouthwatering ingredients.

Delight starts the moment you enter the two-story space. Shimmering chandeliers stun from their places high above, and a glass-encased kitchen gives guests a peek at the action.

Pull your eyes away from the setting long enough to glimpse the art on your plate. Inventive Pan-Asian cuisine fuses favorite flavors in unexpected ways. Delectable dim sum and rich cuts of meat make decadent, shareable meals.

For a multicourse adventure through food, try the Omakase Experience. Lucky diners will have their journey led by Morimoto himself.

2. The Edison’s Valentine’s Dinner

Step into the 1920s for a V-Day dinner that’s the cat’s meow. Eclectic and industrious, The Edison takes diners on an epicurean tour through the past. Warm lights and cozy brick walls buffer the space from the outside world. The result is a prime location for candlelit, heartfelt connections.

Iconic flavors are on the menu here. Bite into comforting, upscale dishes, such as calamari and strip steak, to get that warm, fuzzy feeling. Inventive cocktails make mixology an art form for spirited sips all night long. To perfect the tone, basses thump and lively keys dance while cabaret singers croon breathy tunes across the stage.

Romantic Dinners

Bursts of flavor are on the menu at these dreamy dining spaces.

3. Kavas Tacos + Tequila at Pointe Orlando

When there’s a sizzle in the air and the scent of a fiery grill on the breeze, you might be around the corner from Kavas Tacos + Tequila. This spot serves up classic Mexican fare with a twist. You’ll find all your favorites — tacos, empanadas, ceviche — laced with a bright burst of flavor.

Kavas Tacos brings the heat for this holiday. Valentine’s Day dinner brings a special menu studded with blissful bites for two. From steak fajitas to a decadent chocolate tart, this meal is made for you to indulge in. Nightly entertainment lights a spark in the dining room with a fire-dancing routine reminiscent of our own daring feats.

4. Mia’s Italian Kitchen, Orlando

An enchanted evening awaits in this moody space. Mia’s Italian Kitchen is a long-beloved Orlando restaurant. Wholly authentic and eclectic, few places are better built for a celebration. In a sea of chandeliers and ceiling murals, you and your beloved will indulge in a shining collection of decadent dishes.

This fare is made strictly from scratch, and it shows. Each Italian classic comes spiced, sauced, and dressed with seasonal earthly jewels. Try charred branzino or a luxurious lasagna for a richly delicious experience. A pizza for two could lead to a cheesy connection, with house-made cocktails for an extra kick.

Don’t miss the dessert here. Lighter takes on favorites like limoncello tiramisu mean your meal will end on a sweet note.

5. Nami

Nami restaurant in Lake Nona offers an ambitious take on contemporary Japanese fusion. The dining room itself is a feat of imagination. Wine-red trees rustle against a ceiling molded into organic curves.

On the floor, soft lighting and high-backed booths turn each table into a private world. Your journey begins at the cocktail bar, where expert mixologists shake and stir fresh cocktails with flavors such as lemongrass and cucumber.

When you’re ready to dine, an inventive menu awaits your perusal. Treat your favorite person to miso lamb chops and hot smoked salmon, crispy pork katsu, and chili king crab. Dessert is a must, even when you’re both stuffed with the night’s flavors.

You can’t go wrong with a fruity panna cotta, and the Golden Rocher is a nutty, creamy escape into sugar-coated heaven.

6. The Nauti Lobstah, Apopka

Get a little taste of New England in the heart of Orlando. The Nauti Lobstah serves up a salt-kissed selection of northern-inspired seafood. Under the warm glow and nautical memorabilia, you and your other half are in for some delectable maritime morsels.

We love a place that’s true to its roots, and The Nauti Lobstah delivers. Indulge your wildest New England foodie fantasies with a platter of crab cakes, steamers, and clams casino. A bowl of thick, creamy clam chowder makes a rich, shareable side, but we wouldn’t blame you for choosing the saucy shrimp cocktail.

Special occasions like this one warrant a three-pound lobster for two, complete with extra melted butter. If you and your beau are feeling lucky, try your hand at Florida’s biggest lobster roll.

7. Primo

Take your love on a trip to Tuscany this V-Day without ever leaving Orlando. Primo restaurant comes straight out of the Italian countryside. Here, trellised gardens provide farm-fresh ingredients for every meal. Bright, wood-flecked dining spaces speak to the overall elegance of this place.

Simplicity is key at Primo. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients highlight the natural bounty surrounding Orlando. In an instant, these elements are turned into dishes fit for a dazzling V-Day.

8. Four-Course Valentine’s Day Dinner at Four Flamingos

Orlando’s food scene packs a flavorsome punch all year long, but on Valentine’s Day, these restaurants live to impress. This is especially true at Four Flamingos. Inside this delicate, glass-walled dining space is an epic trip through refined tastes. On this crisp February morning, settle into a table before stunning Orlando parklands.

The ensuing meal is a marvelous feast for the taste buds. With Chef Richard Blais at the helm, Four Flamingos specializes in delicate plates that reach new depths of flavor. Fresh ingredients get an innovative makeover for a brand-new eating experience.

Crispy-skinned fish and expertly seared steaks are served alongside seasonal fruits of the earth. Dining like this means a night of shared delight for you and your partner.

Unique Experiences

Life-changing love warrants otherworldly festivities. Get outside the Valentine’s box with these uncommon exploits.

9. Valentine’s Day Cruise Aboard the Barbara Lee

Aboard the Barbara Lee with St. John's Rivership Co., Valentine’s Day begins on a wondrous voyage. This trusty sternwheeler makes an elegant steed for river-faring romance-seekers. Touched by the state’s natural beauty, this is a vintage ride to remember.

Come aboard the dinner cruise for a sparkling sunset sail. You’ll make dreamy memories on the lookout deck as the paddle wheels spin. Spend a quiet second to take in the scene. With your loved one by your side, soft music on the breeze, and the gentle rocking of the ship below, it’s a recipe for pure romance.

10. Mango’s Valentine’s Day Special

When the potent blend of love in the air puts you in the mood for a party, there’s only one place to go. At Mango’s Tropical Cafe, all you need is one step through the door, and a wave of revelry sweeps you away. On a holiday about love, you’re right where you need to be in this lavish dance hall.

Grab your partner and hit the floor as neon strobes zigzag to the beat around you. A larger-than-life stage is home to a varied group of nightly acts. Feathered dancers and dynamic musicians band together to keep the crowd jumping to spirited love songs. As storied performers ourselves, we find the show glitzy enough for a memorable evening.

11. SAK Comedy Lab Valentine’s Day Shows

Of all the things to do in Orlando, this one is sure to tickle your funny bone. Nothing brings couples together like a bout of full-bellied laughter, and SAK Comedy Lab has doled out the giggles since 1991. Wholly improvised, these shows are reliably unexpected, with top-billed comics turning quirky scenarios into riotous acts.

Valentine’s Day at SAK's is legendary. Treat your special someone to an uproarious evening with 90 minutes of unadulterated comedy. Expert comedians partake in a series of love-inspired challenges as witty remarks come one after another.

A barrage of laughter like this might leave you sore the next morning, but even the memory will be well worth a chuckle.

12. Date Night at the Orlando Museum of Art

Valentine’s Day is steeped in local culture in the halls of this charming gallery. The Orlando Museum of Art opens its doors after dark for a spectacular date night. Extended hours offer a chance to peruse the collection anew, your beloved at your side.

Stop by before dinner for a dreamy walk through Orlando’s storied art scene. The Sculpture Garden teems with buzzing artisans, all setting up shop for the maker’s market. Here, local craftsmanship is on display among towering inanimate figures.

You and your beloved can stroll through the grounds hand in hand as you take in the delicate wares under the stars.

13. Candlelight Concert at The Abbey

Settle into your seats as the curtains draw across this chic, cozy space. Nights at The Abbey in Orlando are always dynamic. Whether you’re here for a good laugh or a cabaret croon session, these performances are packed with heart and soul. For the V-Day crowd, hundreds of candles are set alight for a memorable musical experience.

The Abbey’s Candlelight Concerts present iconic tunes in the warm, glittering glow of dancing flames. You might feel a spark as delicate strings sing their sweetest notes. Romantic movie scores and tributes to beloved bands will have you and your beau moved by the music. As a bonus, this spot also hosts a spirited party if you’re looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Orlando.

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14. Kavas Tacos + Tequila Galentine’s Day “The Eras Brunch”

Kavas Tacos doesn’t just cater to couples this season. Grab your pals for a flavor-packed Galentine’s Day Brunch to remember. Snug inside this cozy dining space, you can celebrate the women in your life with good food and bright breakfast cocktails. This themed adventure is also tailor-made for dedicated Swifties.

Indulge in fluffy pancakes and gooey French toast while dressed as your favorite Taylor Swift era. A Swiftie playlist will ring out as you and your crew commemorate lasting friendships. Sing along to 1989 (Taylor’s Version) while clinking mimosas and basking in the glow of platonic intimacy.

15. Valentine’s Dinner Show

Treat your loves to a blast from the past at this rip-roaring Valentine’s performance. Capone’s Dinner & Show is a riotous trip to 1930’s Chicago. Give the secret password and join an audience draped in fedoras and feather boas for an unforgettable night of goofs and gangsters.

A barrage of song, dance, and comic action awaits on this time-honored stage. Guests of all ages delight in dapper costumes and playful romances.

Fan participation ensures no two shows are ever alike, while a four-course Italian feast and unlimited beverages are the culinary cherries on top.

Embrace the Joy of Love With Orlando’s Valentine’s Day Celebrations

Love powers on with quiet affection 364 days of the year. But February 14th marks a chance to shine a golden light on these everyday joys. To make Valentine's Day even more special, top off the evening with one of our shows in Orlando.

Our charming cadre of acrobats spins stories through movement. Laughter and tears intermingle in the face of these powerful tales, each one with a heartwarming connection at its center. With us at the helm, it’s sure to be a memorable voyage.

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