Ideas For First Dates

First dates can be daunting, but they don’t have to be! With a little creativity and some thoughtful planning, you can make your first date something special you both will remember. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

1. Visit an artisanal brewery, winery, or chocolate maker and sample the locally-made products.
2. Go stargazing. Bring a blanket and look up at the night sky, pointing out constellations.
3. Attend an outdoor concert or festival.
4. Create a campaign trail and visit historical spots in your city.
5. Have a spa night where you make each other’s favorite face masks and relax in the hot tub.
6. Explore a new part of town, whether it’s the food scene, a local park, or a new shopping center.
7. Get creative and spend the day painting pottery or making your own jewelry.
8. Take a canoe out and explore some of the local attractions, including waterfalls and other scenic sites.
9. Go on a picnic and pack a blanket, snacks, and your favorite beverage.
10. Volunteer together for a local charity or organization that’s meaningful to both of you.
11. Check out an escape room for a thrilling and unique experience together.
12. Take a cooking class at a local cooking school.
13. Attend a farmer’s market to get some fresh produce and snacks.
14. Go bowling and make it a competition with a prize for the winner.
15. Explore some local shops by visiting an area of town with different artisan stores.
16. Have a game night at home with different fun activities like charades or Pictionary.
17. Build your own terrarium and make it a fun part of your home decor.
18. Head to an open mic night and enjoy watching local performers.
19. Have a low-key karaoke night by singing your favorite songs from the comfort of your home.
20. Go on a double date with friends and stay close while having a fun evening out.