by Sandra Carr - 258 Reviews - 109 List
Stepping up to the plate and getting the courage to ask a guy or gal you're interested in out on a date is the initial step leading to a possibly new relationship. Be adventurous--instead of going out to dinner and a movie. Find ways to impress instead of distress in Citysearch's first-date planner.
Updated: August 14, 2009
Play Monopoly, Life and other board games or Pacman and Galaga video games during Retro Game Night throughout the year at the Orange County Regional History Center in Downtown Orlando. The event is from 7pm to midnight and cost $5 per person.
Appreciate art by local and international artists over light bites and libations during the Orlando Museum of Arts' monthly 1st Thursdays event. The event runs from 6pm to 9pm, while admission is $10. Food and beverages are a separate cost.
Be peachy keen while playing it safe on your first date. Bowl a strike or show your date some pointers unless she's a better bowler than you are at this high-end entertainment center in East Orlando.
Encounter the Polynesian Islands at a luau with a feast, tropical drinks and fire and hula dancers at the Spirit of Aloha dinner show at Disney's Polynesian Resort. Strike a pose next to the tall, tiki gods and take a stroll along the outdoor beach area afterwards before calling it a night. Admission is $36-$59.99 per person. Seatings are Tuesday through Saturday at 5:15pm and 8pm. Reservations are required.
Experience the French theatrical production "La Nouba" where urban and circus worlds collide and combine their stage talents. The show features acrobats, clowns, musicians and whimsical characters along with breath-taking stunts and imagery at Downtown Disney. Admission is $53-$117. Reservations are required.
Take your date for a romantic stroll around Orlando's most scenic park in Downtown Orlando. Ride a swan-shaped paddle boat or an electric gondola boat around the historic fountain while getting cozy underneath the stars. The swan-shaped paddle boats are $12 per half-hour and $15 per half-hour for the electric gondola boats daily from 6am to midnight.
Show your gal how macho you are by posing with a live gator and watching alligators eat huge chunks of meat before your very eyes at one of Orlando's oldest attractions. Gatorland is open daily from 9am to 6pm and admission is $22.99 per adult.
Show your date that chivalry lives at this dinner attraction where knights joust and prove their manly hood on horseback all for a princess. Food is normally scooped onto plates and eaten with your bare hands, but your server can provide you with utensils for less of a messy affair. Admission is $59.95. Reservations are suggested.