Are you out of ideas for fun things to do with your favorite person? Look beyond the typical dinner-and-a-movie outings and think outside of the box. Trust me when I say it will be definitely be worth taking the time to plan something unique and special for you and your boo.
55 Unique Date Ideas For You and Your Significant Other:
1. Spend an evening watching foreign films without subtitles.
Instead, come up with your own subtitles while you enjoy the idiosyncrasies of a foreign culture.
2. Complete a DIY project.
What better way to work side-by-side than by painting a room, rearranging furniture, or building a deck.
3. Complete a jigsaw puzzle.
Frame it when you are done as a memoir.
4. Plan a binge-watching marathon of her favorite TV show.
Get the complete DVD sets of your girlfriend’s favorite sitcoms and become couch potatoes for an entire weekend.
5. Record videos together.
Goof off in front of the camera and see what happens. Just remember to keep it family-friendly.
6. Play games with her on your gaming console.
It can offer hours of unlimited uni-sex fun. Be a gentleman and let her pick the first game to play.
7. Let her give you a haircut.
If she messes up, so what? Simply go to a hairdresser afterwards and have them fix it.
8. Paint her nails.
Girls love it when you pamper them.
9. Make t-shirts.
It’ll be something that only the two of you have.
10. Take a pottery class together.
Then watch “Ghost.”
11. Take a painting class together.
Sell your painting and donate the earnings to charity.
12. Go to an art gallery.
Guess which pieces will be her favorite.
13. Take a dance class.
Ballroom dancing, line dancing or even hip-hop. Learn how to strut your style with your girlfriend by your side.
14. Book a mini-theater for a private screening.
Most cinemas have small 15- or 20-seat theater meant for special screenings.
15. Go to a music, heritage, or food festival.
Make sure you go with an empty stomach.
Giving back can make you feel good as well as help bring you closer together.
17. Go see an unknown band at a hole-in-the-wall venue.
It can be a fun change of pace to go try out a new spot or a new type of music, even if it might end up being something that you hate.
18. Go to a carnival or amusement park.
Win her a teddy bear.
19. Go to a duck pond.
Don’t forget to bring some bread.
20. Attend a sporting event.
Even if she not into sports, you’ll both get an adrenaline boost by attending a rowdy sports game.
21. Play miniature golf.
Stakes will be low and there will be plenty of chances to banter while you recover golf balls from water hazards.
22. Go bowling.
No matter your skill level.
23. Play trivia night.
Amaze her with your catalog of useless facts about pop culture and history.
24. Go shopping at a thrift store.
And by a crazy outfit and wear it on a date.
25. Go bar hopping.
What better way to find a new watering hole than by creating your own pub crawl.
26. Go on a weekend road trip.
A combination long drive and one-night sleepover is perfect. It’s short and quick so that once it’s over you’ll both crave your next weekend getaway.
27. Spend the day outdoors.
Rent a canoe or kayak, go for a bike ride, go on a nature walk, or even just head to a park and spend time with each other outside.
28. Go to a vineyard for a wine tasting.
She’ll enjoy the romantic setting of the vineyard, and you both will enjoy fun tasting the variety of wines and cheeses.
29. Go camping.
A great and affordable weekend getaway option.
30. Go to an orchard and pick something.
Peaches, strawberries, grapes, or apples.
31. Go people-watching.
Airports, bus stations, downtown. See if you both have similar ideas about the strangers that walk among us.
32. Spend an evening playing board games.
Better yet, play them at a hole-in-the-wall coffee shop or bar.
33. Watch a sunrise.
Or a sunset.
34. Watch the stars.
Try to find constellations and other formations.
35. Take her shopping.
Let her buy whatever she wants.
36. Take a cooking class.
Learn new cooking techniques so you can try them at home.
37. Go to a brewery.
Brewery tours and tastings can be a load of fun, especially for the couple that loves good beer.
38. Go to a farmer’s market.
The range of tasting options at a farmer’s market will give you plenty to talk about and sample.
39. Cook for her.
Find a simple yet tasty recipe, invite her to your place, and let her watch while you cook for her.
40. Go to brunch.
While this may seem normal, spice it up by going somewhere different or unusual.
41. Try a new restaurant that you wouldn’t normally choose.
Get out of your routine and try a cuisine that’s a little out of your comfort zone.
42. Walk across your city.
A great way to explore and see things you don’t normal experience when driving.
43. Go to a roller skating rink.
A very retro way to spend the afternoon.
44. Go skydiving.
If she’s afraid of heights, go to an air show instead.
45. Make a bucket list.
Then, share and discuss your future together.
46. Take pictures in a photo booth.
The crazier the pictures the better.
47. Pretend to be a tourist for a day.
And go to all your city’s hot spots.
48. Recreate your first date.
Go on a date and act like you’ve never met before.
49. Test drive a car.
That you have no intention on buying.
50. Go to a corn maze.
See how incredibly lost you can get.
51. Plan a disposable camera day.
Then get the pictures developed.
52. Have a picnic.
A tried-and-true classic.
53. Throw a party.
Invite your closest friends.
54. Go to a pool hall.
Split a pint and play some pool to mix things up.
55. Take the Train.
See how well the two of you do with public transportation. Select certain stops for a different course for dinner.