19 Valentine’s Date Night Ideas
It’s quite hard to be original and unique when it comes to dating ideas for Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas that you can pick this year:
- Go to an amusement park: You’ve seen it in the “Notebook” and in a bunch of other romantic movies, so it must be for a reason. Going to an amusement park together and admiring the night lights from above while riding the ferris wheel never gets old.
- Go to a restaurant or coffee shop: Spend your evening in the restaurant or coffee shop you’ve first gone to as a couple. It makes for good memories and has a unique feel to it.
- Go to the first place you met each other: Unless you’ve met at someone’s house, which would make it a bit difficult to visit randomly, choose to spend your Valentine’s Day in the first place you’ve met each other. It’s great to reminiscence those special first moments.
- Go to a skating rink: It’s February, so even if you live in a place where there is no snow around, there should still be a skating rink open this time of year. Grab your partner and spend the evening rolling on the ice hand in hand. It makes for great fun and bonding.
- Watch a romantic movie: If you’re out of ideas and you need to make a last minute decision that doesn’t involve much preparation or a lot of money, go to the cinema. There’s always a romantic movie to watch on Valentine’s Day.
- Go to an Opera: If you love classic music, be fancy and book two Opera tickets. It’s the perfect occasion to grab on a tux or a smart dress and to spend the evening out together and to get cultural at the same time.
- Go to multiple places: A popular idea in Asian countries is to plan your itinerary and go to as many places as you can manage. Write a list with all the things and spots you enjoy going to and hit as many as you can.
- Go for boating: If you’re lucky enough to live in a country that boasts a warm climate even during winter, going for a boat ride in the park is a good choice for a Valentine’s date for the evening. You can enjoy intimacy in a secluded and romantic setting without much effort.
- Go for a short romantic getaway: For those who can afford it, going on a trip can turn a special evening into a short romantic getaway. Be it a cabin in the mountains or an exotic destination, it’s a great way to escape the mundane.
- Go for a picnic: It might not work for everybody, but if the weather’s on your side, a picnic in the moonlight would be a great way to spend your Valentine’s evening. A bottle of wine and a few snacks while lying on a blanket out in the open makes for a great evening date.
- Stay in: Whether you prepare a romantic dinner, a warm, bubbly bath or simply want to hide under the covers, there’s nothing like spending some alone time together in the intimacy of your own home.
- Go to the gym together: Some people love being active all the time. Hitting the gym together for Valentine’s might not be for everybody, but there are tons of places that you can go to and where you can be “sporty” together.
- Go someplace that plays live music: Live music always gives off a special vibe. Whether you choose a restaurant, a karaoke bar or a concert hall, enjoying some quality music together will always be a great date choice.
- Hot springs and a massage!: Everybody likes the sound of that, especially after a long, busy week at work or after a long time without a vacation in sight. This is the perfect choice if you want to relax and cuddle next to each other at the same time.
- Stargazing: You can do it in the open during summer or you can turn on the heat in your car if it’s winter; just find a nice place away from the ruckus in town and remember to pack some strawberries, a bottle of wine and you’re good to go.
- Recreate your first date: It might be that you’ve tried all of the destinations available to you and yet want to do something special. When you’re options are limited recreating your first date is an enchanting solution!
- Try cooking or a dancing class together: Be original and try going to a cooking or a dancing class together. It’s fun and probably not as crowded on this day of the year. It’s a great reason to get close to each other while learning something new.
- Rent a flying balloon: Who says you have to celebrate Valentine’s on the ground?! Go all out and rent a flying balloon or a ride in a helicopter. That’s definitely something you don’t do every day. And, the night view from above will surely be something to remember.
- Dinner in the garden: When all else fails, serve dinner in the garden. If your fences don’t give you enough privacy, the neighbors will probably stare, but you’ll probably safely escape being eccentric this time.
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