Dating on the Cheap: Orlando

Don't let the economy get in the way of you having a fun dating experience or going out with your honey, hubby or significant other. There are a plethora of places to go where you don't have to spend a wad. Find out what to do instead of being a couch potato in Orlando Citysearch's guide.

Updated: January 07, 2010

Inexpensive Enjoyment


Funky Monkey Wine Co

912 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803

Savor the flavors during a romantic dinner that won't break the bank with half-price, scrumptious sushi paired with more than 100 bottles of wine every Monday night at the Funky Monkey Wine Company.


CityArts Factory

29 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

View an array of artwork ranging from acrylic, pastels to photography during Third Thursdays in Downtown Orlando. The free event includes area galleries throughout the arts district and is from 6pm to 9pm.


Li'l 500 Go Kart Track

150 Atlantic Dr, Maitland, FL 32751

Re-live your childhood and head for the tracks at a go-cart attraction that has been situated in Maitland for more than 40 years. Ride go carts on the fast ($5 per ride) or moto ($4 per ride) tracks day or night.


Orlando Brewing

1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, FL 32806

Take your date to see a free brewery tour of the only certified organic brewery in the Southeast, located near Downtown Orlando. The guided tours are Monday through Saturday at 6pm.


Inedpendent Bar

70 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

Dance the night away every Saturday to alternative `80s musicians Duran Duran, Billy Idol or INXS. No cover for ages 21 and up until 11pm, $3 for ages 21 and up after 11pm and $5 for ages 18 to 20.


Orange County History Ctr

65 East Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

Game on! Show off your Monopoly, LIFE and other board game expertise or Pacman and Galaga video game skills during Retro Game Night throughout the year at the Orange County Regional History Center in Downtown Orlando. The event is from 7pm to 12am and cost $5 per person.


Vintage Lounge

114 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

Treat your special lady to free martinis and admission every Thursday night at the Vintage Lounge in Downtown Orlando. The delectable martinis continuously pour all night long and will not disappoint.


Central Park

401 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

Experience a unique movie adventure in the great outdoors in Downtown Winter Park. Grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket filled with goodies and wine or your favorite beverage and watch a free film in Central Park during Popcorn Flicks on the second Thursday of the month at 7pm. Complimentary popcorn is provided.