Summer is here! Sure, it’s warm and sunny all year round here in Orlando, but there’s something special about the lazy days and nights of summer. The long days get longer and there’s so much to do even after the sun goes down that you’ll wish there were more hours in the day. When you’re planning your summer nights this year, do yourself a favor and plan to explore the Lake Ivanhoe area. There is so much to see and do here, and when you’re ready to finish off the night, there is always delicious food and craft cocktails waiting for you here at STIR Restaurant & Bar. Keep reading for a few suggestions of great Lake Ivanhoe attractions to visit and make your dinner reservations at STIR online today!

Visit a Museum

There are plenty of museums near Lake Ivanhoe to keep you busy, no matter what interests you. The Orlando Science Center is made for family entertainment and education, with live events and interactive exhibits. Do you prefer history to science? Check out the Orlando Fire Museum, where the history of the Orlando Fire Department is on display in an old brick firehouse. For a great date night destination, try an art museum! You can find the Mennello Museum of Art nearby, with works by traditional and contemporary American artists, or you can expand your horizons to different kinds of art from around the world at the Orlando Museum of Art. There is enough to explore and learn to keep you coming back every week!

Experience the Theater

Are you looking for a unique experience to share with the person you love? Do you just want to get the kids to stop watching TV for a few hours? The Orlando Shakespeare Theater has what you need all in one place. Whether you want to see a family-friendly comedy, a toe-tapping musical, or one of the great Shakespearean dramas, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater can oblige. Visit their site to see their show schedule or make the most of their 30th anniversary and get season tickets!

Watch a Movie in the Park

Get outside, enjoy a movie, and do it all for free with Lake Eola Parks’ outdoor movie series. You can bring friends or family, blankets and chairs, and a few snacks and watch a movie with your community. There are even games and activities to keep the kids entertained while you wait. Check out their screening schedule online today and start planning out your summer!

Enjoy Affordable Fine Dining

End your day on a good note with amazing food at great prices from STIR Restaurant & Bar. We offer American food with chef-inspired twists, delicious drinks, and live music on Fridays. Whether you want a simple burger and beer or you want to try something new, STIR has what you need. Make STIR a part of your Lake Ivanhoe adventure and enjoy dinner specials like shrimp and grits, or come back for brunch to enjoy bottomless mimosas. Or both! We can’t wait to meet you and STIR up your night. Stop by today or make your dinner reservations online!