The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day in Orlando

Give Cupid a helping hand this Valentine's Day with a romantic couples' getaway to Orlando.

You'll need more than candy and flowers if you want your next Valentine's Day to be unforgettable. Happily, Orlando has countless ways to help in that regard! Featuring carriage rides, water-taxi cruises, chocolate dinners, exotic marriage proposals and other romantic ways to say "I love you," here's your ultimate lovers' guide to Orlando.

Enjoy Romantic Theme-Park Bliss in Orlando

Marriage Proposal at Discovery Cove
Marriage Proposal at Discovery Cove

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides at Walt Disney World Resort: Choose from two scenic routes to create the perfect Cinderella experience: Disney's Port Orleans Resort area and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort area.

Italian Water Taxi Tour at Disney Springs: Enjoy a romantic, guided tour of Disney Springs with complementary chocolate-covered strawberries and a champagne toast. You can also take your tour to the next level with a Wine Tasting Cruise.

The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal CityWalk: If your better half loves chocolate, treat them to a chocolate-infused dinner at this unique Universal Orlando Resort eatery.

Aquatic Marriage Proposal at Discovery Cove: Choose from three different packages, each of which includes a personalized message delivered by a dolphin, at SeaWorld Orlando's tranquil day resort.

Strengthen Your Relationship With Shared Experiences in Orlando

Confections at Farris and Foster’s Chocolate Factory
Confections at Farris and Foster's Chocolate Factory

Make Chocolate Together: Every Friday night, Farris and Foster's Chocolate Factory hosts Date Nights, where you and your significant other can make chocolate confections. They're in Baldwin Park, about 15 minutes from downtown Orlando.

Escape Together: Orlando is home to numerous attractions where you and your partner can work together to escape seemingly inescapable situations. Standouts include America's Escape Game, The Escape Game Orlando, The Escape Effect and The Great Escape Room.

Cook Together: Located in College Park, about 15 minutes from downtown Orlando, Truffles and Trifles is a cooking school offering Valentine's Day-themed cooking courses for couples on select days from Feb. 5 through Feb. 14.

Have Fun Together With Special Offers in Orlando

Zip-Lining at Forever Florida
Zip-Lining at Forever Florida

Chocolate Kingdom: Take their chocolate tour and customize your own candy bar, which will be packaged in a special heart-shaped box on Valentine's Day only. The candy bar is $8 when purchased in conjunction with a tour, or $12 without.

Forever Florida: From Valentine's Day through Feb. 18, this outdoor attraction is giving 25 percent off zip-line, rattlesnake, horseback-trail and trail-buggy adventures. On Feb. 16–17, enjoy their Sweetheart Night Zip and Sweetheart Horseback Ride packages for couples, which include a steak dinner and bottle of wine for $169.99. They're about 50 minutes from Walt Disney World.

Harry P. Leu Gardens: This gorgeous attraction about 15 minutes from downtown Orlando will host a special Valentine's Day concert from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The concert is included with regular admission.

Orlando Watersports Complex: On Valentine's Day, couples can buy one, cable-lesson pass and rental gear, and get a second one of equal or lesser value free. The attraction is minutes from Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando.

Run 4 Love 4 Mile Presented by Florida Hospital: Starting in Winter Park, this Valentine's-themed run/walk is offering $4 off entry fees when you enter the code LOVERUN18.

SAK Comedy Lab: For their Valentine's Day shows at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., this improv comedy club in downtown Orlando is offering a Sweetheart Special, which includes two tickets and two drinks at a discounted rate of $48.

The Spa at Reunion Resort: Enjoy the ultimate couples' spa experience with this four-hour package, which includes a warm-stone massage, manicure and pedicure. It's $310.50 per couple, or $586.50 to do it all side by side.

Wild Florida: Use the code WildValentine online, over the phone or in person to save 15 percent on a romantic sunset airboat tour and stroll through the adjacent Gator Park. They're approximately 40 minutes from Disney.

Dine Together With Special Offers in Orlando

Flamenco Dancer at Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit
Flamenco Dancer at Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit

Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit: Located at I-Drive 360, this eatery will have all-you-can-eat seafood paella with salad and dessert for $30 per person on Feb. 14.

Taverna Opa: This Pointe Orlando restaurant is offering a prix-fixe Valentine's Day menu for two for $85.

Let Love Bloom in Orlando

Love Is Always in the Air in Orlando
Love Is Always in the Air in Orlando

More romantic offers will be announced by Orlando's many attractions, restaurants and resorts in the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, so refer back to this blog often for the latest updates. And don't forget that the destination is perfect for a lover's getaway any time of year! You can get additional ideas on things to do in Orlando at our website, as well as our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts.

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