Author: Stephanie Patterson

New Drive-In Movie Venue at Armature Works through Dec 30

Update January 2021: The Drive-In at Armature Works ended in December 2020. Stay tuned for future details! Drive-in movie theaters are having a moment as a fun, safe way to get out of the house and enjoy the magic of…

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Let’s Stay In: Expert Tips to Elevate At-Home Dinner Dates

As we all continue to adjust to new schedules and stresses, sitting down to relish a beautiful, shared meal together is a powerful means to connect. To help you make the most of your meal time, we’ve compiled this list…

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Tampa Bay Hotel Dates Without an Overnight Stay

You don’t need to spend the night in order to enjoy the amenities at Tampa Bay’s most luxurious hotels and resorts. Pretend you’re on vacation (if only for the day) with our guide to Tampa Bay hotel dates that don’t…

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Best of November: 30+ Date Night Events this Month

From fall festivals and drive-in movies to art exhbiits and outdoor concerts, here are our top picks for date night events in Tampa Bay this November. November 1 – 8 9th Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Saturdays…

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25 First Date Ideas in Tampa Bay

When it comes to dreaming up impressive first date ideas in Tampa, the question of where to go is one that baffles many, and the question we get asked most frequently. You want to make a good first impression, but also…

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals and Foodie “Can’t-Miss” Events for Couples

Temperatures may still hover close to 80 even in our coolest months, but any remotely “crisp” day by Florida standards warrants a visit to the closest fall festival, pumpkin patch or craft brewery. Fall festivities, and particularly fall festivals in…

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Disney Resort Getaway: Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Staycation Package

Craving a mini getaway? Hop in the car and head to Orlando for a weekend exploring the theme parks and indulging your foodie fantasies. Each October, the sprawling Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort hosts the Food & Wine…

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The Best Socially-Distanced Halloween Events in Tampa Bay

Halloween events are understandably going to look a whole lot different this year. Lucky for us, our favorite Halloween events in Tampa Bay are adapting to the times so you can still get your share of spooky fun. Grab your…

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Best of October: Virtual + In-Person Events in Tampa Bay

As summer winds down and the holiday season approaches, take your pick of virtual and in-person events happening around town. From loads of spooky Halloween happenings and the return of the Heights Night Market to fall festivals and drive-in events,…

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Unique Tampa Bay Airbnb Rentals for an Overnight Staycation

Want to feel like you’ve traveled somewhere exotic and far away without straying far from home? Unique accommodations in the Tampa Bay area are plentiful, from a decked-out yacht to a reconstructed historic barn dating back to the 1700s. We’ve…

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Active Date: Annual Buccaneers Treasure Chests 5K Going Virtual

Calling all Bucs fans! Get active and do good together this fall by participating in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 8th annual Treasure Chests 5K + Fun Run. This annual run provides support to local Tampa Bay organizations dedicated to breast…

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Three Perfect Days on Longboat Key

Despite close proximity to nearby beach vacation hotspots like Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key has a distinct island vibe of its own. The pace is a bit slower, the people linger longer, and the food is spectacular…

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Day Trip: Orlando Resorts and Hotels Offering Day Passes

In a time when it’s unlikely we’ll be leaving home for far-flung destinations anytime soon, day trips and staycations are the next best thing for adventurous souls. Lucky for us, the “Theme Park Capital of the World” is our next-door…

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Best of September: Top Date Night Events in Tampa Bay this Month

Whether you’re ready to venture beyond the house for date night or want to stay in, there are loads of virtual and in-person events to choose from. From food truck meet ups and local maker markers to open mic comedy…

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100 Date Night Ideas in Tampa Bay

I’m guessing you’ve arrived here in search of Tampa Bay date night ideas, right? Let us help you out with our expert list of 100 top date night ideas. You can thank us later! Note: Some of the activities and…

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A Day Date at The Dalí

As of July 1, The Dalí Museum in St. Pete has officially reopened to visitors, inviting you to again experience the awe-inspiring surrealist works of Spanish artist Salvador Dalí. The spacious outdoor garden, waterfront setting, artful café and impressive collection…

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10 Things You Can do for Date Night Outside Your House

Our everyday lives have changed drastically over the past few months, and talk has been mostly about the things we can’t do. But as things gradually begin to reopen throughout the Tampa Bay area and Florida, I’m here today to…

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Tampa Bay Farmers Markets + Local Farms with Pickup and Delivery

Visiting a local farmer’s market or u-pick farm is a small, simple joy I find myself appreciating more now that leaving the house is limited to grocery shopping and the occasional takeout meal. As we all adapt to our new…

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Getaway to Orlando: 10 Awesome Orlando Dates

Orlando is synonymous with roller coasters and water slides, but locals know there’s more to the city than theme parks. Clear kayaking adventures, bustling community markets, hidden gem restaurants, and craft beer tours are just a few of the amazing…

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Date Night Deal: Sunday Supper at Boca Brandon

Nothing says comfort quite like a warm, home cooked meal, especially when you don’t have to do the cooking. Boca Brandon offers a special Sunday Supper menu each week, allowing you and your date to enjoy all of the perks…

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