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Arts & Culture
Handicraft allows your creative side to shine while making things that you can cherish. If both of you are the type who loves arts and crafts, a handicraft date is something you should do. Even if only one of you is into crafts, making a date out of handicraft is still a great idea. You can help each other, and it's these types of dates that enables couples to bond. You get to see your partner's creative personality in action, and you get to learn more about them. So, even if you don't think you're the creative type, have a handicraft date and get to know yourself and the person you love better. Something else that's great about doing handicraft is, you can give away the final product as gifts or sell them online at a place like Etsy.
Arts & Culture
Belly-dancing is one of the oldest and most exciting ways women have been enticing men for who knows how long. Ladies, belly-dancing is still super hot, and your husband will love it. Your date will begin long before your husband suspects anything. You will have to learn how to do some basic belly-dancing and you can make it even better if you get a little gear. You can then surprise him with a belly-dancing date that will knock his socks off. The look on his face will be priceless as you're swaying back and forth while reminding him why he finds you so attractive.
Everyone always turns their head when they see a classic car rolling down the street. Couples can do everything from minor vehicle restoration to a full-blown restoration. If you're the type of couple who sees a hunk of rusted out metal and thinks it's a beautiful thing, then this is a date for you. The level of restoration you're able to do will depend on the skills and tools you have in the garage. Everyone can do little things like work with the interior or patch up some paint chips. If you're really good at turning a junker into a masterpiece, you might even consider starting a family business doing retro car restorations.
Fun & Games
The first thing that probably comes to mind when you think of balloon twisting is clowns. As you probably know, clowns or others who are good at balloon twisting can make all kinds of things out of balloons. You can learn how to make all kinds of things out of balloons by watching a couple of YouTube videos. You can buy the balloons required for twisting at almost any party shop or even online. The balloons used for twisting are inexpensive, and that's why this is a fun date idea nearly all couples can do. You can create all kinds of balloon figures and give them to neighborhood children or kids in your family. All kids love balloons, and they like them even more if they're in fun shapes. If you're planning on twisting your own balloon creations, make sure you have the pump too, blowing up these balloons can be very difficult without it.
Events & Attractions
There are many different types of historical reenactments that you can attend while on a date. A civil war reenactment is probably the most common. If you really want to turn your date into something truly memorable, you might be able to participate in the reenactment. If you participate in the reenactment, see if someone can take some pictures or videos of you doing it. Couples who are history buffs can hook up with their local historical society and discover all kinds of reenactments that are going on in their area. History is alive and well when there are people trying their best to make sure no one ever forgets it.
Every person has at least one invention in them that they want to see so desperately. Two brains are better than one, and this is a date idea that any couple can do. Sit down and combine your thinking power and come up with an invention that solves a problem. You can either sketch it out on a piece of paper or head to the computer and use a graphics program to bring your idea to life. Who knows, maybe you can patent your invention and make big bucks off of it.
Arts & Culture
Everyone has a smartphone these days, and along with it is a video camera. Have you ever thought about it to make a short movie? The first thing you need to do is to write a short script for your film. Why not set up a few dates? The first date can be writing your script while the second and third could be for filming and editing the movie itself. If you're feeling adventurous, you can adlib the entire film from start to finish. If you go that route, you can skip writing a script and go straight to work filming your movie. For added fun, share your video on YouTube with your friends and family and see how they react to it.
The carnival might come to town only once a year, but when it's around it's the perfect date. You already know when the carnival is coming to town long before it ever does. Ask your boss for the day off, and the two of you can have fun like teenagers. Ride the rides, eat the food, and take selfies while doing all sorts of things. The fair is the one place where everyone feels the same no matter how old you are. Try to ride at least one thing that makes the two of you freak out. You'll always remember the time that you almost wet yourself because the ride was too scary.
Fun & Games
There are a few different ways you can turn zombies into a fun date. The easiest way might be for both you and your spouse to dress up like zombies and walk around town. The look on the faces of the people you walk by will be priceless. Since this is actually a popular trend it can be even more interesting to find a zombie walk event near you or even to create your own. No one ever knows how to react when they see a bunch of zombies walking in their direction. Be creative, use makeup, and wear a raggedy outfit that seals the deal and makes you look like a zombie. If that's not your thing, go to the zombie walk anyway and have fun people watching. Offer to take people's pictures for an even more interesting time.
Fun & Games
A day at the beach making sandcastles is as much fun as it sounds. Bring along a few little shovels, some containers, and whatever else that you need to make sandcastles. If you really want to go out of your way and turn it into a fantastic date, take lunch with you and eat it on the beach. Make it more fun by seeing how elaborate you can build your sandcastles. Collaborate or compete to make it fabulous. After your sandcastles are complete, then go for a dip in the water and enjoy yourself. The perfect way to end a date under the sun and in the sand is with the two of you swimming and having a ton of fun in the water.
A night filled with dancing is a great way to get exercise and be close to each other. Sometimes it's fun to practice new dance moves at home before hitting the dance floor. You can easily turn a night out dancing into an incredible date if you also add a meal to it. Dinner and dancing have always been a fantastic date night combo, and it gives you the chance to burn off the calories you just ate. Slow dances are lovely because they allow you to connect while creating a romantic atmosphere. If you're not much of a dancer and don't know where to begin, check out YouTube for countless tutorials on every kind of dancing you can imagine. After you've been out a few times you may just find that you have a new go-to date night plan.
Events & Attractions
A haunted house is as spooky as they come. It doesn't matter where you live; there are haunted houses. Typically, most haunted houses are only open during the autumn around Halloween. Sometimes haunted houses are put on by local churches or civic groups with a theme in mind. The real haunted houses will scare you to your very core. If you're prepared to get freaked out and scared like you've never been scared before, go to a quality haunted house during a date. Just don't be surprised if you come out the other end shaking like a leaf.
A conworlding date can be as complex or as simple as you want it to be. For those who don't know what conworlding is, it's where you make up your own world. The two of you can sit down on the couch and make up your own world and all that goes with it. Do you want to make horses fly? Maybe you've always wanted people to live underwater. No matter how zanny it may sound, you can make anything a reality in your world. You might want to write down your conworlding adventure to build upon it during your next date. After a few dates, your make-believe world will be more complex than the space we're living in now.
Classes & Workshops
It seems that everyone wants to learn how to play guitar. Almost every music shop has guitar classes. You can call, go online, or visit the shop where you bought your guitar and ask if they give lessons. You and your spouse can attend the classes together. It's best that you both have your own guitar, but you can take turns learning if you only have one. After your guitar class, the really fun thing to do is to go home and jam together with what you just learned. A couple of classes are all it takes to learn the basics and be able to strum a tune on your guitar.
Can you really start a business during a date? Sure, you can. The way you start a business during a date is by laying the groundwork. It all starts with an idea. If you've been married long you've surely had discussions about thinks you'd like to invent or existing ideas that really need some improvement. Maybe you discuss what type of business you want to start. If it's an online business, you can move onto buying your domain and web hosting. After doing all that, then you can move on to creating your website and so forth. It will take you several dates to start a business, but there's nothing wrong with that. No one expects that you start a successful business in a few hours.
Flea markets are where you can get deals and also find items that are impossible to buy elsewhere. An entire day can be turned into a flea market date without much effort at all. The most fun you'll ever have is to go into the flea market with a small budget and try to buy as many interesting items as possible. Another part of the fun is negotiating prices with the sellers at the flea market. The sellers are used to haggling, and many of them think it is a sport. You and your spouse can try your best to haggle different sellers and see who can get the biggest discounts.
The fun thing about origami is you can create a million different things out of small pieces of paper. Allow your creativity to run wild and see what you come up with. You and your spouse have different interests, and they will come out when you're creating things using paper pieces. If you want to have a total blast, then try to guess what each other is making. Sometimes the most fun is trying to come up with what your spouse is making out of the folded paper. Your creativity often runs wild when you're trying to outdo each other when trying to create the best origami.
Classes & Workshops
Do you have an inner actor or actress waiting to come bursting out? If so, acting classes are more than just a date; they could be a path to something even bigger. Even if the two of you just like to watch movies and television, acting classes can be a lot of fun. You'll no doubt bust up laughing at trying your best to act out each scene. The skills that you learn can be used at home on future dates to act out scenes in your favorite movies. Acting is an art, and a date filled with allowing your artistic side to flourish is a healthy outlet that will benefit both of you greatly.
A relaxing date at home of knitting is more fun than it probably sounds. You and your spouse can make a variety of things with nothing more than a few knitting needles and some yarn. You can knit a blanket to keep you warm in the winter. You could also knit a sweater. You might even consider donating your date night knitting stuff to charity or sell it online on eBay or Etsy. No matter what you do with the final product, you'll enjoy spending time with the person you love while enabling your creative side to flourish.
Going to the parade requires a little preplanning, but it's not too difficult. You might need to bring lawn chairs and also find a good place to sit. It's best to find a place to sit at least an hour or so before the parade begins, depending on how many people are involved. Go online to see where the parade route is so that you can find the best possible location. If you live on the parade route, then sit in your yard. It's fun to pay attention and see if you know anyone who is in the parade. Comment on all the floats and talk about the ones you enjoyed most after the parade. Make sure to keep your smartphone handy so you can snap pictures and make videos to share with each other later on.
Arts & Culture
Allowing your creative side to flourish by doing arts & crafts is a fantastic date idea. Take it one step further by turning your love of arts & crafts into a business. A fun way to kick off your date is by walking through a craft store and seeing what piques your interest. By the time you're ready to leave the store, you'll have a clear idea as to what you want to make when you're at home. Be as zany and creative as you want to be when creating your crafts. It's great to watch your spouse's imagination come alive and explore their inner self. You don't know who you're married to until you see their creativity open like a flower blossoming in the morning.
Arts & Culture
Calligraphy is a beautiful way of writing. If you don't know how to write calligraphy it's simple and inexpensive to learn. A calligraphy date can turn into something magical if you create something that you can give to someone you love. Why not create a fancy birthday card for someone and surprise them with it? You can also create something with elegant writing on it and put it on your wall. Create a poem together about your love and make it look beautiful by writing it in calligraphy. Or write each other love notes or anniversary notes to deliver later. The words will have more meaning when you take so much time to write them beautifully.
Fun & Games
A book of riddles is the type of at-home fun that any couple can enjoy. There are also plenty of riddles that you can find online. Try to see who can answer the most riddles or team up on the hardest ones you can find. The person with the highest score gets bragging rights for the entire night. Riddles come in all topics, and the ones you try to solve should be about things you know about. Add some snacks to your riddle-solving date, and it'll be far more enjoyable. A bowl of popcorn or even a frozen pizza is the perfect snack to munch while trying to solve a riddle.
Romance & Relationship
If you're looking for a steamy date idea, put on your own lingerie fashion show. This is super fun even though there's only one model and one spectator. Sometimes it takes a little spark to make your love life interesting. A fashion show will do just that if it features the right lingerie. Suppose you turn your show into a date, who knows what's going to happen afterward. To make it more interesting, have her be in charge of what outfits (and accessories) to wear. His job will be to come up with the rules for how to rate the different outfits. Then once the show begins, have fun with it! It's always nice when your spouse finds you attractive, and there's no better way to get their attention than to wear an outfit that sizzles from head to toe. It's always exciting to see how your husband reacts when you're all dolled up and looking incredible.
Classes & Workshops
Art classes are fun for both artistic couples and those who aren't creative in the least. Sometimes those who are the least creative end up enjoying art classes the most because you discover a side of yourself that you didn't know existed. Art classes come in various forms, and you should be able to find some locally that are both paid and free. If you don't want to leave the house, you might be able to find some live streaming art classes for your date. If all else fails, check out YouTube and find some free art classes there that you can watch at any time. Save your art projects so you can remember your date or give them away as gifts so that the fun you two had impacts even more lives.
Have you ever thought of dressing up as your favorite cartoon, movie or game character? There are two ways you can turn cosplay into a date, and that is to dress up as separate characters or to dress up as a team. If the two of you are into something particular, each of you can dress up as a character from it. You can attend a costume party, surprise some friends with your costumes, or walk around town and see how people react. If none of that suits your fancy, you can always stay at home and act out scenes for your characters while all dressed up. Cosplay can also be a fun dimension to add to your bedroom routine.
Every town, big or small, has places where a couple can go sightseeing. Are you into old homes? Maybe you and your spouse are the types who like to go for a drive in the country. Big cities offer sight seeing attractions such as shopping districts, areas with old buildings, and hipster attractions. Sometimes the best sightseeing adventures are those where you discover new places in the city you live in. Areas of historical value are fun and educational places to visit. If you live in a touristy area, there might be tours you can take with guides who will educate you along the way.
Fun & Games
The trick to turning a scavenger hunt into a date is making a list before you go out. The list that you create should have quite a few hard to find items on it. You can turn to the internet to find a list, and that might be the best option. The goal here is to locate hard to find items that will take you some time. The fun is working hard to find the items and where the journey leads you. Try to come up with items that will be hard to find that will require teamwork to pull it off. The more you have to rely on each other, the more the two of you will enjoy it.
Food & Drink
A dinner party for two - why not? Get some tasty drinks, the ingredients to your favorite dish, add a couple of aprons, and you're all set. Throw in some candles, and you've got a fantastic meal for two at a fraction of what it would cost in a restaurant. Being all alone is such a beautiful thing, and moments like these can be few and far between when you're married. Savor not only the food but the togetherness because who knows when the two of you will get to be all alone again. Splurge and have dessert, and since you're at home, feed it to each other while in bed. You can also attend or throw your own dinner party for friends and family which also makes a great date.
There are two ways you can have fun with a home video date, and the first one is by creating home videos. You're only limited by your creativity when it comes to what you can do in your videos. It's also fun to watch the videos that you've already made, either years ago or just recently. Pop some popcorn, get your favorite fizzy drink, and enjoy going back through memory lane. Today everyone has a smartphone in their pocket, and people love to make videos. A home video date is as close as cuddling up with each other on the couch and pulling out your phone to watch videos.
Romance & Relationship
Your creative side comes to light when you're body painting. Take turns painting each other and see what kind of funky designs you can come up with. It might be fun to have a theme such as nature, or animal prints, or whatever. The point is to add a new dimension to the body painting to make it even more exciting. If you want to have even more fun after painting each other, step into the shower together and wash the paint off. It might take a little scrubbing to get the paint off, but both of you will end up laughing up a storm at the mess the two of you made.
Camping in your back yard is a lot of fun. The nice thing is, all your amenities are inside your home if you need something. You're not really roughing it while camping in your yard, but you still get to enjoy the outdoors. It's always interesting to hear the sounds of the night you live in, and being in a tent gives you ample opportunity to do it. Put away all of the electronic devices that distract you and spend some quality time alone outside under the stars in your tent. Cuddling outside in the dark can be extra enjoyable and a welcome change of scenery. Pack plenty of finger foods and stuff you can eat without cooking it for the ultimate backyard experience.
Fun & Games
Halloween is a spooky time of year when you can play all kinds of scary games. Halloween games are extra fun because you only get to play them once a year. If you really want to make sure your Halloween game date is a blast, get all kinds of holiday-themed candy to eat while you play them. All of the candy companies have specialty packed treats to give to trick or treaters. You can munch on a few of your favorites while playing games together. You only get to enjoy these treats once a year, and that's why you should enjoy them to the max while playing spooky games.
Whittling is a relaxing hobby that's best enjoyed on a front or back porch. All you need to for your whittling date is a piece of wood and a sharp knife. The wood can be found anywhere, and you might even consider using a fallen tree branch that you can find for free. The knife, well, you don't need a specialty whittling knife if you're not going to pursue this any further. If you think that this is something that might make for a great reoccurring date, invest a few bucks into a set of sharp knives that you can use for whittling. Allow your creativity to flow and see where your whittling will take you by see who can carve the best designs out of wood.
There are quite a few online streaming services that allow you to make playlists. Spotify is by far the largest of the sites that allow you to make and share your playlists with everyone and to build off of the existing playlists made by others. The fun thing about turning making playlists into a date is that you can share them. If your spouse has different musical tastes than you, it will be exciting to listen to what they think is good. Don't think that your playlist is limited to music since some sites allow you to make playlists of podcast clips, stand up comedy, and even nature sounds. Be creative, and try your best to create playlists that are as unique as your interests are.
Fun & Games
Glowsticking is a fantastic date idea for those who enjoy being outside after dark. It's also possible to use glow sticks inside, but you've got to be careful not to hit anything. To have fun while glowsticking you take the glow stick on a string in swing it around. The stick glows in the dark, and it looks incredible as it moves around. If you want to have even more fun on your glowsticking date, play some music and try to swing the glow stick to the beat. Play with the glow sticks while listening to various styles of music. Choose a style of music that you think goes least with glowsticking and try your best to make it work. Sometimes the most fun day you'll have glowsticking will be when you least expect it, and you discover a new way of playing with your glow sticks. Try to take some photos or videos of the light show that you put on and see what kind of art you can produce.
Food & Drink
Fondue is the perfect treat for cold weather or any time when you want to have a date night inside with the person you love. You can do chocolate or cheese fondue and dip all kinds of stuff in it. You can dip fruit, bread, or anything you can imagine. The magic of a fondue pot is that you get to enjoy creamy deliciousness at home. Turn your date night into a memorable experience by putting the fondue pot on the floor and feed each other delicious treats from it.
Health & Wellness
Dreams are always interesting snippets of what's going on in our inner mind. A dream interpretation date can give you an insight into the inner workings of your spouse's brain. It can also offer plenty of funny fodder that is sure to make you wonder who you married. Write down your dreams and a couple of times a month, have a dream interpretation where the two of you try to see what all of this mumbo jumbo means. You should find enough information online to decipher the dreams and figure out what is going on while you're sawing logs at night.
Arts & Culture
Dying eggs is a lot of fun because you get to eat your artwork after you're done. If you are an artistic couple, you can create all kinds of decorative eggs. A date of dying eggs can result in quite a few gifts that you can give to your friends and family. If Easter is right around the corner, a basket of dyed eggs is a perfect gift. Also, don't forget to take a few pictures of your eggs to share with your friends and family online. If you want to get even more creative, you can dye the eggs and also paint them. Use your imagination and allow it to run while you come up with all kinds of new designs and dye patterns that are sure to amaze anyone who looks at your eggs.
Carving usually is done with wood, and it's something that everyone reading this can easily get their hands on. Carving is a skill that takes quite a bit of time to master, but anyone can pick up a piece of wood and begin to carve. A great way to turn carving into a date is by taking turns carving on the same wood piece. Also, one of you might enjoy painting or decorating the final product more than you do carving. A fun thing to do after your carving date is to give your artwork away as gifts. If you have several carving dates and you both get the skill down pat, you can sell your carvings on places like eBay or Etsy to make a little spending money for future dates.