100+ Fun Date Ideas for an Amazing Date Night

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Use these fun date ideas to inspire a night of laughs, fun, and passion with your beautiful date, partner, or spouse.

Fun Date Ideas

Fun date ideas for an amazing date night (list of ideas 1-14).

Eager to try something new and exciting for an anniversary or an upcoming celebration, but stuck for ideas? You’re not alone.

Often with dates, we put so much pressure on them to perfect that we overthink and can’t decide what to do. The best dates are the ones in which we can be ourselves, have fun, and simply enjoy being in the moment.

Use our list of fun date ideas to craft an evening or day of joys and laughs that you will both remember for years to come.


Great Fun Date Ideas

1. Day Trip in a Rented Luxury Car

Rent a luxurious car (a convertible, ideally!) for the day, and go somewhere new and exciting with your partner or date.

Choose somewhere you’ve always wanted to go. Or, print out a map and throw a dart or roll a dice to let fate decide your fun, four-wheeled adventure.

2. Find the Best View in Town to Have Tea or Coffee

Date idea - having tea with a view of the water.

3. Connect Over a Shared Love of Books at a Cool Bookstore

Date idea - a cool bookstore.

4. Have an Afternoon Date at the Best Coffee Shop or Teahouse near You

Coffee shop with booths in the shape of tea cups.

5. Go on a Street Art Tour

Street art.

6. Create a Bucket List of Things to Do in Your Local Town or City

Bucket list printables.
Bucket List Printables

Always told each other you’d visit a certain place or landmark but never seem to find the time? Why not do it all in one go?

Find the top 10 or 20 things to do in your local town or city and write them down.

Once you have your list, road trip, cycle, or walk your way through the list swiftly, taking a selfie at every spot as you go. The goal is to visit as many spots as you can in one fun date!

Get started with one of our free or premium bucket list printables.

7. Go out for Dessert to the Highest-Rated Place on TripAdvisor near You

Cakes in a display window.

8. Have a Sunset Drinks Date at a Beach Bar

Busy beach bar at sunset.

9. Take a Cooking Class Together

10. Have a Gelato Date

Many types of gelato.

Active and Fun Date Ideas

11. Go on a Bike Ride

Biking by the water.

Bicycle rides can be a fun and joyous way to spend your date time. Choose a scenic route with quiet roads and little traffic.

Take in the scenery, chat, and joke together, and pack a bag of food and drinks for a romantic lunch or picnic in a nearby field or park.

12. Sign up for a Dance Class

13. Give ATV Riding a Go

ATV riders by a mountain.

14. Go Horseback Riding

15. Play Laser Tag

16. Go on a Hike Together

Hiking and mountains in Peru.

17. Try Go-Karting

18. Go Rock Climbing

19. Try Paragliding

Paragliding above water.

20. Sign up for a Fitness Class Together


Outdoor Fun Date Ideas

21. Go Stargazing

Use the weather forecast to help you choose a night with a clear sky, and pack yourself a rucksack of blankets, clothes, and snacks.

You can either lie out in the back garden together or drive to a nearby clearing, field, or wooded area. Gaze up at the night together, and share dreams, swap stories, and kiss beneath the moonlit sky.

22. Tube Down a River

23. Enjoy some Pool Time

Pool with inflatable.

24. Book Tickets to an Outdoor Concert

25. Have Dinner at a Street Food Market and Try Something New

Street food in Taiwan.

26. Have a Sunset Picnic

Prepare a rucksack or basket of sandwiches, snacks, and other delicious foods, and choose a spot with a glorious view of a town, river, or countryside.

Take a cycle or car drive there, and find a secluded spot together. As the sun sets, you can share memories, stories, and eat comforting food as you watch one of nature’s most glorious acts of beauty.

27. Plan a Hot Air Ballon Ride

28. Go on a Photo Walk in Your City

29. Go Fruit Picking Together

30. Go to an Open-Air Food Market


Fun Date Ideas at Home

31. Watch Both Your Favorite Childhood Movies

Make your front room cozy with blankets and pillows, and be sure to prepare a big bowl of popcorn or snacks.

You can each choose a film from your childhood that means a lot to you and watch the films back-to-back with each other on the couch.

You can set up a home projector to create even more of a cinema feel. Laugh, cry, and share all the feels, watching movies that mean a lot to both of you.

32. Have a Mini Competition on Who Can Make the Best Hot Chocolate

33. Challenge Yourselves to a Giant Jigsaw Puzzle

34. Have a Board Game Night

35. Play Video Games

36. Make Cocktails Together

Google one or two of your favorite cocktails, and find some great recipes. Order in or take a trip to the supermarket and gather all your supplies.

Once you’re home, spend your evening mixing some exotic and glamorous drinks, with plenty of music, shows, and snacks.

37. Enjoy a DIY Spa Night at Home

38. Sign up for an Airbnb Online Experience

39. Take an Online Cooking Class

40. Try an at-home DIY Kit like a Winemaking Kit or Cheesemaking Kit


Indoor Fun Date Ideas

41. Watch a Drive-in Movie

A drive-in movie gives you the fun, thrills, and spills of a night at the movies, but with the intimacy of being snuggled together in your car.

Be sure to make the road trip fun with car games, a great playlist, and plenty of drinks and snacks for the journey and the movie.

42. Tour an Underground Wine Cellar

Underground wine cellar.

43. Go to a Pub / Bar Trivia Night

44. Go Ice Skating or Rollerblading

45. Have a Casual Pizza Date

Pizza Date.

46. Dress Each Other up in Funny Costumes

Nothing beats a fun, goofy date night. Find a local fancy dress store, and give each other a budget.

Find the most hilarious costume you can, but don’t show your partner until you get home. Trade bags, get changed, and enjoy a fun evening at home in your entertaining attire.

47. Book a Themed Escape Room

48. Karaoke to Your Favorite Songs

49. Go to the Arcade

50. Visit the Local Aquarium

Local Aquarium.

Fun Date Ideas on a Budget (Cheap or Free)

51. Learn a Tik-Tok dance

While thrilling and passionate, dancing can be really intimidating for novice dancers or those who just have two left feet.

So take the pressure off and make it loads of fun. Watch a poplar tik-tok dance, and record yourselves dancing together.

Tik-tok dances are meant to be fun and silly, so there’s no pressure to replicate the iconic scene in Dirty Dancing!

52. Draw or Paint a Portrait of Each Other

This fun date idea does not have to get as steamy as the one in the movie Titanic! But if you both call yourself ‘bad at art,’ this idea can be so much fun.

Looking to bring out your wild sides for date night? If the waters are safe and the weather is great, tubing is a fun and thrilling way to spend time on the water together.

You could also try paddleboarding or kayaking if you live near a lake or the ocean. You’re sure to have plenty of fun together.

53. Visit the Local Museums When Free

54. Go on a Leisurely Walk Together

Local Park.

55. Visit a Free Tourist Spot in the City

56. Volunteer at a Dog Shelter

Dog shelters are always looking for people to help spend time with and walk their dogs, and they rely heavily on volunteers.

Walking a dog with your partner can be lots of fun and a great way to spend some fun, romantic time outdoors. Plus, you’ll both be doing your bit to help a good cause.

57. Shop at a Thrift Store

58. Have a Date at the Local Library

59. Try Finding the Best Free View in the City

60. Try Geocaching


Surprise Fun Date Ideas

61. Recreate Your First Date

Whether it was an awkward encounter or a magical evening, recreating your first day, step-by-step, can be a powerful way to connect emotionally on a date.

Don’t hold back. Try to recreate everything, like for like. Drop in memories and moments when they come to you, and let the nostalgia and happiness take over.

Get some pens, paints, and a drawing pad. Pull goofy poses, and just have fun with it. It’s all about letting go and being yourselves around each other.

62. Plan a Romantic and Fun Scavenger Hunt for Your Partner

63. Book Tickets to a Live Comedy Show

64. Make Plans to Volunteer for their Favorite Local Charity

65. Plan a Couple’s Spa Date

66. Buy Tickets to a Movie They’ve Been Dying to Watch

67. Take them to an Exclusive Speakeasy Bar

68. Surprise Them with a Movie Night and a DIY Movie Night Gift Basket

69. Plan a Brunch Date at Their Favorite Restaurant

70. Get Tickets to a Fun Hands-on Activity like Pottery or Glassblowing


Cute and Fun Date Ideas

71. Cook a Brand New Recipe Together

Regardless of your skills, cooking can be a fun way to spend quality date time together. To make it enjoyable for both, choose a new, exciting recipe.

Be sure to do everything together. Source the ingredients, prep them, and cook together. Make sure one of you doesn’t take over in the kitchen.

Divide the tasks, put some fun music on, and whip up a hearty feast. At the end of it all, you get to eat your delicious meal with wine and other goodies.

72. Play Mini Golf

73. Visit the Local Botanical Garden

74. Go to the Farmer’s Market on a Weekend

75. Shop at an Antique Store

76. Build a Bird House for Your Backyard

77. Go to a Local Garden Center or Plant Nursery and Pick Out Your First Plant Together

Plant at home on the balcony.

78. Go for a Walk in the Neighborhood You Want to Live Someday

79. Work as a Team to Build Something Using a DIY Youtube Tutorial

80. Go on a Romantic Stroll on the Beach


Elegant and Fun Date Ideas

81. Go Wine Tasting

Wine bottles displayed at a restaurant.

82. Go to an Art Gallery Opening

83. Have a Progressive Dessert (instead of Dinner) Date

84. Go on a Glamping Date

85. Jest Ski at the Lake

86. Go See a Play

87. Go out for Rooftop Bar Drinks

88. Have a Dinner Date at a Michelin-Starred Restaurant

89. Go to Another City Just for Lunch

90. Go to a Charity Gala


More Fun Date Ideas

91. Spend an Evening at the Coast

Sunset in Punta del Este by the water.

There’s something calming and joyful about coastal air. If you can drive to the coast, you should plan a date there for the two of you.

Make it a fun day out. Walk on the sand with no shoes. Splash each other in the sea. And lie on the grass of the neighboring hills and watch the sunset.

Time spent at the coast is romantic, quality time, at all times of the year.

92. Go on a Brewery Tour

93. Have a Drink at the Fanciest Hotel Bar in Town

94. Go Indoor Skydiving

95. Go to an Indoor Trampoline Park

96. Sign up for an Archery Class

97. Try Your Hand at Ax Throwing

98. Rent a Tandem Bike

99. Pretend to Furnish Your Future Place at Ikea

100. Play Paintballing

101. Fly Kites in the Park


Don’t let your date nights become routine and uninspiring. Try something fun, exhilarating, and new that both of you can do together.

Ignore over-the-top movie romances, as it can put too much pressure on the date. Make them simple, creative, fun, and most importantly, memorable.

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