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Make Magic Happen with These First Date Ideas at Disney World

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First dates can be a little nerve-racking; add a little magic to your first date by visiting the most magical place on Earth. These first-date ideas at Disney World are full of fun and good vibes. So whether you’re looking for something casual, thrilling, delicious, or competitive, we’ve got the perfect idea for you!

Keep scrolling to see some first date ideas at Disney World guaranteed to make some magic happen!

Disney Springs

Normally you wouldn’t want to strike out on a first date, but at Splitsville Luxury Lanes, you’d definitely impress your date with a strike or two! Reserve a lane for a little nostalgic fun accompanied by delicious dishes and creative cocktails. 

This isn’t your typical bowling alley; Splitsville boasts 10-pin bowling, Feather bowling, billiards, a dining room and a bar that’s in a (bowling) league of its own! 

Munch on bowling alley staples like loaded fries and the macho nachos or opt for something new like the grilled avocado and ahi tuna! And obvi you can order a pizza, but why not try a sushi roll—cool, right?—or a sweet n’ spicy chicken bowl?! The options are endless here. Finally, pair your meal with a specialty cocktail for the ultimate date night! 

Monday | 11AM—11PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11PM
Thursday | 11AM—11PM
Friday |  11AM—11:30PM
Saturday | 11AM—11:30PM
Sunday | 11AM—11PM

📍 1494 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

You’ve heard of the Beverly—if you know, you know. So get ready to sample more international Coke products, all while soaking up the sun at the rooftop bar at the Coca-Cola Store in Disney Springs. Order one of their four tray options to sample different sparking and still bevs from around the world!

And if you’re feeling adventurous after you finished your Coke sampler, order Beverly’s Revenge, a cocktail of Beverly, gin, blackberry liqueur, and cherry syrup and topped with orange slices and a mint sprig! But if you aren’t ready for Beverly’s redemption story, the Coca-Cola rooftop bar has a variety of delicious cocktails like the adult Coke float that are perfect for casually sipping during the sunset. 

Monday | 12PM—9PM
Tuesday | 12PM—9PM
Wednesday | 12PM—9PM
Thursday | 12PM—9PM
Friday |  12PM—9PM
Saturday | 12PM—9PM
Sunday | 12PM—9PM

📍 1512 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830

We promise there are no snakes in this bar, but there is lots of adventure! This Indiana Jones-themed bar in Disney Springs is perfect for adventurers looking to explore on their first date. Sample exotic cocktails, like our personal fave, the fountain of youth, while enjoying all the homages to Indy’s adventure.

Talk over some tasty snacks like Reggie’s favorite, the Snakebite Sliders or maybe an Air Pirate’s Cargo Loaded Pretzel, which comes with literally a charcuterie board on top of a deliciously giant pretzel! Touch down at the hangar between 12 pm-3 pm Monday-Friday to take advantage of Happy Hour specials.

Monday | 12PM—11PM
Tuesday | 12PM—11PM
Wednesday | 12PM—11PM
Thursday | 12PM—11PM
Friday |  11AM—11:30PM
Saturday | 11AM—11:30PM
Sunday | 11AM—11PM

📍 Pleasure Island Boat Dock, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Theme Parks

May the force be with you on your first date at Galaxy’s Edge. Kick off the day with a breakfast wrap from Ronto’s Roasters before jumping in line for Smuggler’s Run to help Hondo Ohnaka complete a secret smuggling mission! Or maybe you want to build your custom droids. Or splurge for your very own lightsabers. And you have to put in the time to wait for Rise of the Resistance—it’s a non-negotiable.

Don’t forget to snap a pic in front of the iconic Millennium Falcon and refuel at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo. We love the Pirjanad Hot Chicken Tip Yip: crispy chicken glazed with a spicy sauce served with white rice and a corn relish! And no date in Galaxy’s Edge is complete without a visit to the Cantina for a Jedi Mind Trick or a Fuzzy Tauntaun!

Calling all friends 21+, we’ve got the ultimate date idea. Hit up Epcot to drink your way around the world! Now you can start off the relationship knowing if your partner starts in Mexico or Canada—yes, it’s a big deal. Learn about your date over a beer in Germany and vodka slushies in France. And nothing brings out a person’s true colors like a marg in Mexico. Bonus points if there’s a festival going on because festival drinks are always 10/10.

See if your date can successfully drink their way through the 11 World Showcase pavilions! Plus, a person’s drink choices can say a lot about them, and if they can handle you six drinks in, they’re a good fit!

Looking for a first date with a little bit of thrill? Try conquering the 3 Magic Kingdom Mountains! Head into the briar patch, survive the wildest ride in the wilderness and travel through space to conquer this thrill-seeking challenge. This is the perfect first date for adrenaline junkies, thrill-seekers, and Disney adults alike.

Follow along online for any ride refurbs and closures. 

Resorts

Please stand clear of the doors on this resort hopping adventure! Who doesn’t love a ride on the monorail? Spend the evening hopping from resort to resort, trying all the delicious snacks and creative sips at the Contemporary Resort, Polynesian Resort, and Grand Floridian Resort. Each boasts a variety of bars, quick service, and table service restos perfect for keeping the night interesting.

You def need to stop into Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at the Poly to split to Uh-Oa and some tasty pan-fried dumplings to kick off the night. But fair warning, this bar is super popular and might require some waiting, so we def recommend hitting this spot up early in the evening. At the Grand Floridian, feel a little fancy by sipping a cocktail at the Enchanted Rose Lounge. And end the night by hanging out at the bar at California Grill at the Contemporary to view the fireworks! Name a better way to end the date!

Check Walt Disney World’s website for operating hours

📍 Seven Seas Lagoon

Who doesn’t love music? Spend the date dancing to the beat at Jellyrolls, listening to the dueling pianos. There is no song off-limits for these musical maestros! We dare you to try to stomp these piano prodigies. Snag a table to relax, sip on a cocktail, and get to know your date. This 21+ spot is great for a casual, low-stakes evening!

And if you’re looking to add something a little extra to your date, grab dinner at one of the nearby restos! You’ve got plenty of options between the resorts (Boardwalk, Yacht, Beach, Swan, and Dolphin) and the Boardwalk!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 7PM—1:45AM
Friday | 7PM—1:45AM
Saturday | 7PM—1:45AM
Sunday | 7PM—1:45AM

📍2101 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Show off your swing at this adorable miniature golf course! Based on the Disney film Fantasia, this 18 hole course is full of twists and turns guaranteed to challenge even the most experienced mini golfer. Avoid the prima ballerina hippos, marching broomsticks, and falling snowflakes to hit a hole-in-one Looking for something a little more traditional?

Try the Fantasia Fairways Miniature Golf Course, complete with sand traps, bunkers, water hazards, and sloping greens! 

Monday | 10AM—10PM
Tuesday | 10AM—10PM
Wednesday | 10AM—10PM
Thursday | 10AM—10PM
Friday | 10AM—10PM
Saturday | 10AM—10PM
Sunday | 10AM—10PM

📍 1205 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836

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Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram and Facebook.

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