10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Central Florida

Fairs and festivals always have a perfect “date-night” vibe to me. Maybe it’s the lights and the laughter … and the smell of fried goodies. Luckily, here in Central Florida, we have lots of options for a festive Valentine’s events. Here are a few ideas we love:

  • ORLANDO AREA
    • Indulge in champagne, truffles and a view with the ICON Orlando 360 “I’m Sweet On You” Valentine’s package.
    • Participate in a dramatic recreation of one of the most famous dinner parties of all time at the Titanic Dinner Gala. Shows happen nightly.
    • Star-gaze with your sweetie from the Crosby Observatory at Orlando Science Center’s “Star-Studded Evenings.”
    • Live music, wine and more at the 29th Annual Winefest Feb. 8-10 at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont.
    • The perfect date! Fried food, games, rides and lots of lights at the Osceola County Fair happening Feb. 8-17 in Kissimmee.
    • Enjoy a romantic, al fresco dinner at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge’s “Rustic Valendine” event on Valentine’s Day.
    • Revel in stories of the night sky at Heavenly Love: Love Stories of the Night Sky at Emil Buehler Planetarium in Sanford.
  • TAMPA AREA
    • Quaint fishing village, lots of seafood and fun at the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival Feb. 16 & 17.
    • The perfect date! Fried food, games, rides and lots of lights at the Florida State Fair in Tampa happening Feb. 7-18.
    • The Illuminated Knight Parade is a vibrant, colorful celebration of Tampa’s Latin heritage put on by Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago’ and the City of Tampa. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday night!


Laura is a blogger and part of the marketing team for State27Homes.com | She has spent most of her life in the Sunshine State and does her best thinking at the beach with a perfect cup of coffee. Outside of work, Laura loves adventurous road trips, gardening, and spending time with her husband and pets in their little bungalow in the Conway area of Orlando.

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