14 Great Date Ideas!

14 Great Date Ideas! 

February is one of our favorite months here at Married Life Counseling and we want to make it your favorite month too! We’re excited to extend our love for this month to you by offering 14 fantastic date Ideas perfect for Valentine’s Day, or to inspire your next date night! Our goal when creating these date ideas is to find a unique way to spend quality time together or help find a common interest. Take a look at our top 14 ideas and plan your next date!

#1 Pizza Making

Go to the store, grab your favorite pizza toppings, and make your own pizza at home. Try shaping it like a heart for extra fun!

#2 Mixologist Class

Ever want to learn what it takes to be a professional mixologist? Purchase an in-person or virtual class and spend the evening learning how to create delicious crafted cocktails.

#3 Thrift Shopping

Head to the thrift store and pick out outfits for each other. Explore the racks together and find pieces that reflect your partner’s style.

#4 Dance Lessons

Purchase a couples dance lesson package. Learn to tango, waltz, swing or cha cha! Search ‘Ballroom Dancing’ to help you find local adult lessons.

#5 Aquarium

Research local aquariums and immerse yourself in the wonders of the deep. Hold hands as you explore the exhibits, learning about the fascinating creatures that habitat our oceans.

#6 Movie Marathon

Choose your favorite movies, grab some snacks, and have a movie marathon at home. Get cozy and enjoy back-to-back films for a relaxing and entertaining night in.

#7 Give Each Other a Massage

Take turns giving each other a relaxing massage at home. It’s a great way to unwind and spend quality time together. Set the mood with some soothing music and dim lighting for added ambiance.

#8 Puzzle

Purchase a jigsaw puzzle that catches your eye, then spend a cozy evening piecing it together at home.

#9 Bowling

Hit the lanes for a classic date night at the bowling alley! Lace up your shoes, grab a ball, and aim for strikes as you enjoy some friendly competition and laughter together. You can even try bowling with your non-dominant hand or your eyes closed to spice things up!

#10 Fondue Pot

Purchase a fondue pot and dessert items for an after dinner treat for two! Check out these ‘Chocolate Fondue Dipping Ideas’ from Baked By Clo

#11 Legos

Purchase a Lego set and spend the evening putting it together. Check out lego.com and browse their wide selection of kits.

#12 Trivia Night

Head to your local pub or brewery that hosts a Trivia Night to test your knowledge- two brains are better than one! Get creative with your team name!

#13 Go for a Hike

Gear up for the chilly February weather with a scarf and mittens and enjoy a peaceful winter hike. Warm up with a hot cocoa and a sweet treat at a local coffee shop afterward. 

#14 Couples Therapy

Consider attending couples therapy as a proactive step towards strengthening your relationship. Explore new ways to communicate, understand each other better, and deepen your connection in a safe and supportive environment. Give us a call at Married Life Counseling to schedule a session today.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Jamie Dunlap

Jamie Dunlap

Jamie Dunlap joined the Married Life Counseling team as Intake Coordinator. She has a diverse background in marketing, team management, and customer relations. Jamie is a Copley gal, married to her high school sweetheart, Greg, and mom to two spirited children who keep them very busy and sleep-deprived.


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