Raleigh NC is a great place to explore whether you are looking for a romantic date night or a night out with friends. Here are 20 creative date night ideas that are perfect for exploring the area.
1. Catch a Show at DPAC: Duke Performing Arts Center in Raleigh houses Broadway shows, music concerts and other performances.
2. Wine Tasting at Chatham Hill Winery: Sample 10 wines, including their award winning Chardonnay and Merlot.
3. Visit the NC Museum of Natural Sciences: Learn about the natural world and explore their exhibits, including The World Alive and Nature Research Center.
4. Catch a Movie at the IMAX Theater: Visit the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and watch a movie on the huge IMAX screen.
5. Play Laser Tag at Laser Quest: Try your skills at laser tag and compete in a fun and exciting game of laser tag.
6. Go Go-Kart Racing at Capital City Karts: Race your friends around the track and try to beat their time.
7. Paint Night: Head to Painting with a Twist and explore your creative side.
8. Catch a Game at PNC Arena: Watch the Hurricanes take on their opponents in the NHL.
9. Take a Cooking Class: Learn to create a delicious dish at the NC State University’s cooking classes.
10. Feed the Giraffes at the Zoo: Spend the day exploring the exotic wildlife at the NC Zoo.
11. Climb Raleigh: Climb the walls at Climb Raleigh and scale the towering walls of the facility.
12. Visit the NC State Fair: Enjoy all the rides, entertainment, food, and attractions at the NC State Fair.
13. Enjoy Nature at the Raleigh Rose Garden: Spend some time in the romantic gardens of Raleigh Rose Garden and enjoy the beauty of nature.
14. Play Putt-Putt at Buffalo Lanes: Enjoy some friendly competition with a game of Putt-Putt at Buffalo Lanes.
15. Take a Yoga Class Together: Try a Yoga class and relax together at the same time.
16. Visit a Jazzy Jazz Club: Put on your dancing shoes and head to one of the numerous jazzy music venues in Raleigh.
17. Learn to Ice Skate: Find an ice-skating venue in town and have fun gliding around the rink.
18. Take in a Movie at the Alamo Drafthouse: Enjoy the award-winning food and movie experience at the Alamo Drafthouse.
19. Catch a Comedy Show at Goodnight’s Comedy Club: Enjoy a good laugh at the local comedy club.
20. Explore the Local Farmers Market: Sample all the fresh foods and produce at one of the many markets around town.