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 FUN DATE NIGHT IDEAS!

free, cheap, & expensive
"date night"  annnnd  "day date" ideas

❤  Changing Marriages...one date at a time! 

Here are a ton of fun ideas for dates with your sweetheart!

Studies show "routine date nights" with your significant other can foster better communication, build attachment, increase appreciation of relationship & spouse/s.o., increase intimacy, increase affection, & improve sex...PLUS decrease stress, loneliness, bitterness, resentment, and anger!

Change it up!!  Each date could have a different FEEL to it...adventurous, romantic, sexy, playful, active, etc.

Active/Adventure

  • GO BOWLING--GLOW IN THE DARK

  • GO ANTIQUE HUNTING

  • GO TO A FLEA MARKET

  • GO TO OPEN HOUSE

  • TAKE A HIKE

  • GO ROCK CLIMBING

  • GO KAYAKING OR CANOEING

  • DO SUP [STANDUP PADDLEBOARD]

  • GO SKATING--ICE OR ROLLER

  • PLAY MINI GOLF--GLOW IN THE DARK?

  • GO TO A DRIVING RANGE

  • GO GOLFING

  • LEARN TO DANCE

  • VOLUNTEER

  • ATTEND FESTIVAL

  • RIDE BIKES

  • THRIFT STORE OUTFIT CHALLENGE

  • TAKE A DAY TRIP

  • GO TO ZOO, AQUARIUM, OR MUSEUM

  • PLAY JUKEBOX & DANCE

  • PLAY TRIVIA AT A BAR

  • PLAY DARTS OR BILLARDS

  • MAKE A CRAFT TOGETHER

  • GO TO ESTATE SALE

  • TACKLE HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

  • WANDER THE NEIGHBORHOOD

  • HORSEBACK RIDING

  • GO TO WATERPARK

  • FLY A KITE

  • GO IN A HOT AIR BALLOON

  • WORKOUT TOGETHER

  • DO AXE THROWING

  • SEE A CONCERT

  • WATCH/GO TO SPORTS GAME

  • PLAY TENNIS, PICKBALL, OR 

  • JOIN VOLLEYBALL GAME AT BEACH

  • PLAY FRISBEE

  • GET A GROUP TO PLAY KICKBALL

  • PLAY LASER TAG

  • NERF GUN

  • GO ZIP LINING

  • WALK ON THE TREETOPS

  • DRIVE GO-CARTS

  • BUILD A SANDCASTLE TOGETHER

  • SHOP FOR CHARITY

  • DO YOGA: GOAT, COUPLES, ...

  • VISIT A DOG PARK...AND RESTAURANT

  • STROLL A STREET FAIR

  • TAKE A STREET CAR

  • TAKE A POTTERY CLASS

  • GO TO AN AMUSEMENT PARK

  • GO FISHING

  • TRY A NEW WORKOUT TOGETHER

  • TRY COUPLES STRETCHES/EXERCISES

  • TRY SOME ACRO-YOGA POSES 

  • GO SKY DIVING...OR SIMULATION

  • GO TO DRIVE-IN THEATER w/ COZY CUDDLE SPACE SET UP

  • FLIP A COIN ROAD TRIP

  • SPEND 24 HOURS IN A TREE

  • GET IN A HAMMOCK

  • LEARN REIKI

  • HAVE A THEMED DATE - GO ALL OUT: MOVIES, CLOTHES, FOOD, LEARN NEW WORDS, ETC

  • GO SKIING

  • TRAMPOLINE PARK

  • GEOCACHING

  • ADVENTURE PHOTOGRAPHY

  • ESCAPE ROOM ADVENTURE

  • HAUNTED HOUSE

  • GLAMPING

  • SNORKELING

ADD Food + Drink

  • BUILD A CAMPFIRE...MAKE S'MORES

  • PLAY HIDE & SEEK ;)

  • MAKE A FUN NEW RECIPE

  • HAVE A COMPETITION/CHALLENGE

  • FEED EACH OTHER

  • MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA

  • THROW A DINNER PARTY TOGETHER

  • HAVE A BREAKFAST DATE

  • WORK IN THE GARDEN/YARD

  • GROW SOMETHING TOGETHER

  • TOUR A WINERY, DISTILLERY, OR BREWERY

  • GO TO FARMER'S MARKET

  • TAKE A COOKING CLASS

  • TAKE A SIP & PAINT CLASS

  • GO FRUIT PICKING

  • GO PUMKIN/APPLE PICKING [FALL]

  • HAPPY HOUR

  • DRIVE IN MOVIE

  • GO FOR ICE CREAM OR DESSERT

  • GO ON DINNER CRUISE

  • HAVE A PICNIC

  • HAVE A SUNRISE OR SUNSET PICNIC

  • WINE TASTING

  • HIT THE BEACH FOR PICNIC 

  • BREAKFAST IN BED

  • GO CAMPING

  • GO TO A HOTEL

  • WATCH THE SUNSET W/ GLASS OF WINE

  • WATCH THE SUNRISE W/ MIMOSAS

  • ORDER EACH OTHER'S MEAL

  • FEED YOUR BLINDFOLDED PARTNER

  • MAKE A LIST OF PLACES TO EAT

  • EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE CITY

  • REVIEW RESTAURANTS ON A "DATE SCALE" 

  • HAPPY HOUR YOUR WAY AROUND THE CITY

  • MAKE EACH OTHER'S FAMILY DISH

  • HAVE A "CHOPPED COOKING" COMPETITION/CHALLENGE

  • DO A TASTE TEST OF SOMETHING: HOT CHOCOLATES, BURGERS, FRIES, WINE, APPLES, ETC

  • DO A FLIGHT OF BEER OR WINE OR ???

  • TASTE TEST CHEAP WINES

  • MAKE A MEAL OR DESSERT W/ ONE OF YOU BLINDFOLDED & OTHER COACHING

  • DO PROGRESSIVE DINNER W/ FRIENDS OR AT DIFFERENT RESTAURANTS

  • LEARN HOW TO PLAY AN INSTRUMENT

  • MAKE A CHARCUTERIE BOARD [www.CheeseGal.com]

  • GO "AROUND THE WORLD" IN YOUR CITY BY TRYING RESTAURANTS WITH CUISINE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES

  • POPCORN FLAVORS TASTE TEST

  • PICNIC & PAINTING

  • MYSTERY DINNER DATE

Playful

  • PLAY BOARD GAMES

  • PLAY CARDS

  • SING KARAOKE

  • GO TO COMEDY CLUB

  • PLAY MINI GOLF

  • RIDE BIKES

  • GO ROLLER SKATING 1980s STYLE

  • GO BOWLING

  • BUILD A CAMPFIRE...MAKE S'MORES

  • PLAY HIDE & SEEK ;)

  • MAKE A FUN NEW RECIPE

  • THROW A CASINO NIGHT

  • GO TO ZOO, AQUARIUM, OR MUSEUM

  • DO A SCAVENVER HUNT

  • HAVE A COMPETITION

  • WANDER THE NEIGHBORHOOD

  • FEED EACH OTHER

  • PLAY FRIVIA AT A BAR

  • PUT TOGETHER A PUZZLE

  • MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA

  • DO AN ARCADE CHALLENGE

  • GO CAMPING

  • GO TO A HOTEL

  • THROW A DINNER PARTY TOGETHER

  • HAVE A THEMED MOVIE NIGHT

  • HAVE A BREAKFAST DATE

  • PLAY, "I HAVE NEVER..."

  • GO LOW OR NO TECH

  • BUILD A BUCKET LIST

  • LEARN A COUPLE DANCE FAD ON TIKTOK

  • VIDEO YOUR COUPLE DANCE FOR TIKTOK

  • GO TO "MAIN EVENT"

  • GO TO A CARNIVAL

  • DRESS UP IN HISTORICAL CLOTHES AND ATTEND EVENT/VENUE IN THAT ERA

  • RECREATE WHEN YOU MET

  • REWRITE HOW YOU  MET & ACT IT OUT

  • PLAY 20 QUESTIONS

  • GO THROUGH OLD PHOTOS TOGETHER

  • DRAW OR PAINT EACH OTHER

  • PAINT on EACH OTHER

  • BUILD A FORT IN LIVING ROOM

  • HOST A GAME NIGHT

  • PITCH A TENT...AT HOME OR CAMP

  • PALN OR ATTEND MURDER MYSTERY

  • DO DYI MAD LIBS

  • WRITE A SONG/POEM TOGETHER 

  • WRITE A SONG/POEM FOR EACH OTHER

  • RECORD YOUR LOVE STORY

  • RELIVE SOME CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

  • GRAB A  RANDOM $5 MOVIE FROM WALMART WHEN YOUR S/O SAYS STOP...AND WATCH IT TONIGHT

  • HAVE "FAVORITES" DATE WHERE YOU TAKE TURNS DOING EACH OTHERS' FAVORITES

  • DRESS TO THE 9s EAT FROM $ MENU

  • PLAY VIDEO GAMES

  • PLAY OLD FAVORITE VIDEO GAMES

  • PERFORM STANDUP COMEDY FOR EACH OTHER

  • PLAY YOUR ALTER EGO

  • NAKED or SEXY PJs MOVIE NIGHT

  • BUBBLE WRAP PLAY

  • OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT

  • TIME TRAVEL TOUR DATE

  • SIDEWALK CHALK FUN & ART 

  • SEE A MOVIE AT A THEATER

  • HOLIDAY THEME

Romantic/Sexy/Sensual

  • GO DANCING

  • DRIVE IN MOVIE

  • GET ICE CREAM OR DESSERT

  • GO ON DINNER CRUISE

  • HAVE A PICNIC

  • GO STAR GAZING

  • WINE TASTING

  • GO TO A MUSEUM

  • GO TO THE OPERA

  • HIT THE BEACH

  • HAVE A SPA NIGHT

  • READ TO EACH OTHER [steamier=better]

  • BREAKFAST IN BED

  • GO CAMPING

  • GO TO A HOTEL

  • MAKE A ROMANTIC PLAYLIST

  • MAKE A SEXY PLAYLIST

  • GO TO BURLESQUE OR DRAG SHOW

  • STAYCATION: TRADE HOUSES WITH FRIENDS

  • WATCH THE SUNSET

  • WATCH THE SUNRISE

  • MAKE A VIDEO TOGETHER

  • ORDER EACH OTHER'S MEAL

  • FEED YOUR BLINDFOLDED PARTNER

  • PLAY A ROLE-PLAYING GAME

  • TRY ROLE-PLAYING IN THE BEDROOM

  • BUILD A BEDROOM BUCKET LIST

  • HAVE A PHOTOSHOOT

  • HAVE/GET A BOUDOIR PHOTOSHOOT

  • WRITE LOVE LETTERS

  • TAKE TURNS WRITING CHAPTERS FOR A SEXY BOOK

  • LEARN TO "TALK DIRTY"

  • TAKE A TANTRA CLASS

  • TAKE A KAMA SUTRA CLASS

  • PLAY NAKED TWISTER

  • GIVE MASSAGES w/ HAPPY ENDINGS

  • GO TO COUPLES MASSAGE

  • HAVE A STAYCATION

  • ​PLAY "NO POWER NIGHT"

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