Coffee & Treats in Pine Castle

$7 for Two Ice-Cream Cups at Cold Stone Creamery ($10 Value)

Cold Stone Creamery-UCF

Willows On The Lake

$10 $7

Mix-ins blend with fresh-churned ice cream to create unique flavor combinations

Six or Ten Groupons, Each Good for $3.35 Toward Hot Beverages at Planet Smoothie (Up to 50% Off)

Planet Smoothie

Baldwin Park - Orlando

$3.35 $1.81

Smoothie shop known for its protein-pumping and fat-burning smoothie blasts also churns out java drinks

Thai Cuisine at Purple Orchid Cafe & World Grocery (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Purple Orchid Cafe & World Grocery

Tower Square Complex

$20 $10

Thai iced tea complements spicy basil chicken, fried rice, and stir-fried noodles inside a bright cafe

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Ice Cream at Coldstone Creamery - Village Park Dr. ($20 Value)

Coldstone Creamery - Village Park Dr.

Hunters Creek New Village Town Center

$10 $5

Mix-ins blend with fresh-churned ice cream to create unique flavor combinations

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt or New Orleans-Style Snoballs ($20 Value)

Seprock's Snow and Cold As Ice

Hunters Creek

$10 $5.50

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New Orleans-style snoballs and frozen yogurt in flavors such as strawberry cheesecake, dreamsicle, and strawberry-coconut "Tiger's Blood"

Up to 40% Off Ice Cream — Mix Frozen Yogurt

Mix Frozen Yogurt

Alafaya

$5 $3

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$13 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Tea and Baked Goods at Tea and Tea ($20 Total Value)

Tea and Tea

Winter Park Village

$10 $6.50

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Nearly 100 different types of hot, iced, and blended teas served alongside a variety of baked goods in a sleek tea house

$9 for $16 Worth of Coffee and Food at Smart Coffee HD

Smart Coffee HD

Winter Park

$8 $4.50

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Coffee shop serves up frappes and lattes made from fair-trade beans, hearty sandwiches and wraps made from local ingredients, and free Wi-Fi

$16.50 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yogurtland ($30 Total Value)

Yogurtland

Winter Park

$10 $5.50

Self-serve fro-yo stations let customers personalize their desserts with a selection of rotating flavors and fresh-fruit and candy toppings

$18 for a Half-Dozen Tres Leches Dessert Cakes at B350 Degrees Pastry Shop ($36 Value)

B350 Degrees Pastry Shop

B350 Bakery

$36 $18

Head pastry chef Ernesto Materan whips up moist cakes soaked with three different kinds of milk

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at YoDaddio Frozen Yogurt ($20 Value)

YoDaddio Frozen Yogurt

Victor Posner City Center

$10 $5

Frozen yogurt taps fill cups with 14 rotating flavors and more than 70 toppings, including classic chocolate, fruit, and cookies

One Dozen Cookies or One 15" Cookie Cake at Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip (Up to 39% Off)

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip - Lakeland Mall

Lakeland

$17.99 $11

Delight in dessert with a fresh-baked batch of iconic Nestlé Toll House cookies or a customizable cookie cake

Five Small Tropical Smoothies or Four Large Tropical Smoothies at Green Zone Smoothie & Juice Bar (52% Off)

Green Zone Smoothie & Juice Bar

Summerfield

$24.95 $12

Fresh, tropical smoothies in flavors such as peach, banana-raspberry, or mango-coconut

Afternoon Tea for Two or Four, Two Dozen Scones, or Lunch for Two at Day Breaks Tea Emporium (Up to 52% Off)

Day Breaks Tea Emporium

Bartow

$29.90 $15

Pots of hot tea or flavored iced tea accompany scones, fresh fruit, and finger sandwiches

Specialty Cupcakes at DA Cupcake Boutique (47% Off)

DA Cupcake Boutique

Melbourne

$30 $16

Inventive bakers craft cupcakes in some 32 flavors, working with clients to design desserts for all manner of celebrations

Frozen Yogurt at Chilly Spoons (Up to 45% Off)

Chilly Spoons

Pineda Ridge

$10 $6

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Fill your cup with 1 of the 10 daily frozen-yogurt flavors accented with fresh fruit, candy, and syrups from the toppings bar

Children's Party at Magnolia Terrace Tea Room and Bistro (Up to 54% Off). Five Options Available.

Magnolia Terrace Tea Room and Bistro

Weeki Wachee

$160 $79

Children enjoy cupcake decorating, diva or princess dress-up, and a high-tea luncheon visited by famous princesses

One Dozen Cookies or One 15" Cookie Cake at Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip (Up to 39% Off)

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip - Tampa Mall

Tampa

$17.99 $11

Delight in dessert with a fresh-baked batch of iconic Nestlé Toll House cookies or a customizable cookie cake

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In the outdoor mall, tables and stages stand in a ring under the open sky or beneath white tents. People drift around the circle, clutching cocktails in plastic cups and eye-catching Vietnamese sandwiches on their paper plates as they spy more must-grab food-and-drink samples from the area's best hotels. Though it started 26 years ago, Bacchus Bash hasn't drifted from its original aim to let the populace revel in the offerings of local hospitality establishments while funding high-school and university students studying in the industry. Since its inception, the festival has grown from 20 vendor booths with one entertainment stage to encompass 100 booths helmed by upscale local restaurants and bars alongside six entertainment stages.

Among the must-experience flavors of the fest is the tongue-wilting bananas foster by Chef Jean Louis of the Royal Plaza Hotel, which has won Best Dessert at the fest for the past 10 years. Other restaurants' teams showcase flavors such as American and Vietnamese barbecue, which are up for fest awards such as Best Original Drink and Most Interactive Booth. Live music from talents that include local barefoot folk singer Alan Byrd and country-western rock quintet Think Big streams from the entertainment stages, as well as the dueling ivories of two pianists from Howl at the Moon. The organizing party, Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Foundation, further immerses guests in its services with a travel, tourism, and dining silent auction, offering up more than 200 prizes to further raise funds for its students.

9101 International Dr
Orlando,
FL
US

Touting more than 80 flavors of low-calorie, flavor-packed frozen yogurt, Tutti Frutti earned a feature on CNBC and has continued to expand since opening its first shop in 2007. Inside each store, self-service yogurt machines unleash velvety-soft yogurt into accommodating cups or empty purses. Their constantly rotating flavors include royal red velvet, pomegranate, or choco-peanut-butter. Most flavors fall within the range of 20–25 calories per ounce, with dairy-free options and no-sugar-added concoctions also available. A toppings bar allows eaters to further customize yogurt creations with a spoonful of fresh fruits or a sprinkling of nuts. Their flavors contain ample amounts of probiotics, known for potential health benefits that may include strengthening immune systems and lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. Organic probiotic yogurt for dogs is available in four flavors. In addition, Tutti Frutti offers a selection of soy-based yogurts as a non-dairy choice for vegans and partners with Nutrition & Education International to donate 10% of soy-product proceeds to help fight hunger in Afghanistan.

4104 Millenia Blvd
Orlando,
FL
US

Gwen Willhite founded Cookies by Design in 1983, when an unsatisfying brainstorming session about gift ideas led her to ponder one question: why should flowers and sweets remain separate? Her solution was to design the cookie bouquet, where custom, hand-decorated cookies are displayed on sticks and arranged like flowers in gift baskets. Her invention quickly became a popular gift among locals, particularly those allergic to real blooms or too bashful to look at naked cookies.

Twenty-five years later, there are more than 200 Cookies by Design locations across the country. Each shop's team of bakers creates cookie baskets with a degree of care that matches Willhite's original vision, decorating and arranging sweet shapes for birthdays, holidays, and any other special occasion.

345 N Orange Ave
Orlando,
FL
US

An ever-changing assortment of 18 frozen-yogurt flavors fills the dispensers that line Delish Frozen Yogurt’s bright-fuchsia walls, allowing guests to customize their own fruity, creamy, or tart treats from a full menu of options. Yogurts come in sugar-free, fat-free, and sorbet options, helping even those with dietary restrictions enjoy frozen treats other than sticking one’s head in the freezer during a heat wave. The topping bar holds more than 50 options, including at least seven fresh-fruit choices, a variety of sauces, and favorite candies.

4954 New Broad St
Orlando,
FL
US

From behind a frozen granite slab, the staff of Cold Stone Creamery uses twin spatulas to blend custom servings of ice cream and creative mix-ins to fit customers’ exact specifications. Founded by Donald and Susan Sutherland in 1988, Cold Stone began under the hot Arizona sun, eventually spreading its frosty fingers to encompass more than 1,400 locations worldwide. Despite the size of the company, each location’s staff keeps up the handcrafted quality, making ice cream onsite every day and using those signature spatulas to create delicious pointillist art against the freezer wall.

11565 University Blvd
Orlando,
FL
US

One of the largest locally owned gourmet coffee and tea shops in the U.S., Barnie's offers more than 50 different gourmet coffees with 15 delectable flavors. Barnie's typically brews four different fresh coffees each day, and a ballroom of smoothies and lattes waltzes alongside mochas, espressos, and cappuccinos. Sit and sip a freshly brewed cup ($1.59+) or begin hoarding bags of pre-ground or whole-bean specialties such as Santa's White Christmas ($9.49/12 oz.)—a combination of Barnie's blended coffee with hints of coconut, sweet caramel, and vanilla guaranteed to keep you alert during the season when homes are most vulnerable to invasion by diabolically generous bearded elves. Recently unfrozen British cavemen can warm up with signature teas such as organic raspberry truffle and white-ginger peach, while all others can hose down tongue gardens with summer specials such as the Barnie Palmer ($2.29–$2.59), a blend of strawberry iced tea and mango lemonade.

2420 Lakemont Ave
Orlando,
FL
US