Make dates exciting again with these creative date night ideas! These fun ideas will prove that you don’t need to spend a fortune or go somewhere fancy to have fun together.
CREATIVE DATE NIGHT IDEAS
Get excited! It’s date night…but not just any date night.
Make your spouse look forward to a date by planning one of these unique dates.
And for bonus points, give them a handwritten invitation to the date.
1| Europe-themed date night
Travel to Europe…without packing bags or buying a plane ticket. Visit 4 countries and do a fun activity in each one. Here’s all the details. This was actually one of the date night box ideas we exchanged at a date night box gift Valentine’s exchange.
2| Watch a movie from your childhood
Have a blast from the past by watching one of these classic movies from the good old days.
3| Go to a farmer’s market
Find a local farmer’s market and go check it out. Taste the samples and pick out a new fruit or veggie to try.
4| Make your own movie
Become a youtube star by making your own movie. Pick a theme, some music and have fun.
5| Rent electric scooters and play tourist in your town
Scooters are so popular right now. Rent some nearby and take a tour of your town.
This creative date night idea gives you a chance to talk and then indulge in a delicious treat together.
7| Have a movie marathon
Pick a movie series and watch them all together. Harry Potter, Star Wars, Back To The Future, Bourne are all great options.
8| Play a card game
There are lots of really fun 2-player card games you can play. This date night idea is one of the easiest since you don’t have to prepare anything.
9| Take a hike
Put on your hiking shoes and go explore a new trail.
10| Take a dance class together
It’s never too late to learn how to dance like the pros.
11| Go bowling
Winner gets to sleep in.
12| Play spin the bottle
Because why not?
13| Set up the tent inside or in the backyard
Have a private campout.
14| Plan your dream vacation together
Spare no expense. Research and plan your dream vacation. Where will you go?
15| Have spa night
Pull out the bath bombs, tea lights, bubble bath and romantic music for a spa night together. Mud masks are fun, too!
16| Go to a workout class together
Couples who sweat together stay together. Is that how the saying goes?
17 | Go to an indoor climbing gym
Rock climbing together will literally make you work together.
18| Do a root beer taste test
Find out which kind is your favorite!
19| Cook a fancy dinner together
Grab the ingredients of a fancy recipe and cook it together.
20| Go out to breakfast
Save money by going out to breakfast.
21| Test drive your dream car
There’s nothing wrong with test driving your dream car.
22| Watch the sunrise or sunset
Talk about romantic.
23| Go berry or apple picking
You picked each other, so why not go pick something together?
24| Take a drive to see the leaves
Fall in love with each other again as you drive to see the Fall leaves.
25| Visit a public garden
Chances are there is a beautiful public garden nearby you’ve never been to.
25| Feed ducks
Channel your inner childhood and feed the ducks.
26| Do your own book club
Choose a book you want to read and read it together.
Snuggle up and gaze…gazing at the stars optional. This is one of those simple date night ideas that gets overlooked.
28| Drink lemonade on the porch or patio
Just like the olden days. Sit on the porch and drink some lemonade.
Find a soup kitchen or nursing home to volunteer at together.
30| Go to a thrift store and find a new outfit for each other
Pick a new outfit for each other. Money can’t buy happiness, but this date idea will make you laugh.
31| Make mini s’mores anywhere
32| Have country themed date nights
Choose a country. Learn about it. Google pictures of that country. Order some authentic food or make your own. Learn how to say I Love You in that country’s language.
Now tell me, what are your favorite creative date ideas?