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Scuba diving is the perfect date night for those who live near the ocean. If you don't live near the ocean, then going scuba diving is a great weekend vacation. Hop on a plane and go to the nearest clear ocean and go in for a dip. The beauty of the ocean awaits those who are adventurous enough to dive into it. The look on your faces will be priceless as you see things in real life that you've only seen on television.
Health & Wellness
Makeovers are necessary from time to time because well get stale in our beauty and wardrobe choices. Have you ever thought about letting your spouse choose your clothes or hair style for you? A makeover might consist of changes to clothing, hair styles or how she does her makeup. It sounds as crazy as it is because you never know what they are going to choose for you. Go to the store and allow each person to buy one outfit for the other. You will be shocked and probably amazed by what your spouse thinks you'll look the best in. Work together on how to improve each others appearance. This is a great way to open up lines of communication that you may have never considered.
Logrolling tests your stamina, agility, and your athleticism in a sport that is quite like no other. For those of you who don't know what logrolling is, it's where you stand on a log and roll with your feet while trying your best not to fall into the water. You have probably seen logrolling on television in cartoons in a lighthearted and funny way. Those of you who enjoy going out on dates in the great outdoors will enjoy the challenge of logrolling. If you're going to go on a logrolling date, it's best to bring along a change of clothes for when you fall into the water and get drenched.
City tours can be fun dates. You can either do a tour of your own city or another further away. No matter how long you've lived in your city, there are still plenty of things that you don't know. A city tour will open up your eyes to many things that you never knew about the place that you call home. City tours are also fun during the holidays if they go all around town looking at the decorated houses and businesses. Take your city tour date to another level by going out to eat afterward. You may want to make videos on your phone to remember what the tour guide teaches you. The videos would also be fun to show people when you talk to others about your date.
Arts & Culture
Nothing says autumn like carving a pumpkin. It doesn't matter if your date is near Halloween or not, carving a pumpkin is a fantastic way to spend a little time with each other. If you really want to turn your pumpkin carving date into something even more enjoyable, clean up pumpkin seeds and bake them in the oven. Fresh roasted pumpkin seeds are a delicious treat, and it will make your pumpkin carving date even that much more enjoyable. If you have the extra money lying around, you can buy two pumpkins and each carve your own to allow your creative sides to run wild.
Avid readers know how much fun a book club can be. How can you turn your book club membership into a date? You both need to read the same book and then talk about it. Sit around and discuss what you think is going on with the book. Sometimes it's best to talk about the book after both of you are done reading it because you don't want to risk hearing any spoilers. You can also agree to stop at the same place every week and then discuss what you read. Book clubs offer interesting reading suggestions that couples might otherwise overlook, and discussing what you read is always an enjoyable experience. Create your own little club with just the two of you or find another club that you can attend together.
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.
Who doesn't love magic tricks? If you have a magic shop in your area, a trip there can be a fun date in itself. If you don't have such a shop, don't sweat it, YouTube is full of videos to teach you how to do magic tricks. Each of you can learn a trick and dazzle the other by pulling it off flawlessly. Magic is one of those things that can make you feel like a kid, no matter how old you are. It's always fun to be amazed by something that appears to show up out of thin air. If you really want to have a spectacular date, invite some guests over and put on a husband and wife magic show with all the new tricks that you've learned.
Food & Drink
Nothing says fun like throwing some food on the barbecue. The smell of the food cooking is enough to make your mouth water in excitement. Grilling outside is the perfect excuse to have an outdoor picnic. Some parks have free grills that you can use if you bring your own charcoal. The thrill of a cookout is only outdone by how enjoyable it is to eat a freshly cooked fire kissed meal. Add with it some side dishes like chips, potato salad, or even grilled veggies for the ultimate BBQ date experience. Makes a great date for just you and your honey or as a group date.
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.
Going canoeing can be an all-day adventure or something you do for a few hours. For the ultimate canoeing date, bring along a lunch and eat it in the wilderness. The summer months are the best time to go canoeing, but it's an activity that you can do as long as the weather is nice. Each of you will have fun learning how to row in sync with each other. It takes a little practice, but before too long, you'll be rowing together in a matter of no time. Canoeing enables you to connect to the great outdoors while also enjoying a few precious moments together.
Fun & Games
A deck of cards can provide endless hours of fun. Put away anything that distracts you and sit on the floor and play cards. It doesn't matter if you're playing a simple game like Go Fish or a complicated game like poker. If you're not familiar with many card games, search online and you'll find dozens with simple rules. It's not winning and losing that matters, it's the amount of fun that you have. Snacks and cold drinks add to the enjoyment of playing cards together. If you want to kick your hard game up a notch order a pizza or buy a frozen one at the store and turn it into a card and pizza party.
If you and your spouse are movie buffs, then a film festival is right up your alley. By attending a film festival, you'll get to watch many different movies. Quite a few of those movies may never see the light of day outside of the festival. Film festivals are also places where movie producers and fans get to meet each other. Don't be surprised if you end up rubbing shoulders with legendary producers and actors who you've admired your whole life. Sometimes the smaller festivals are the best because they get less attention and that means you'll have more access to celebrities.
Fun & Games
Tossing horseshoes allows you to get exercise while you enjoy being outside. You'll have a ton of fun while encouraging your spouse to toss the horseshoe onto the spike. Laughing is something that both of you do when you miss the target by a mile. Playing horseshoes doesn't take much skill, but it's a challenging sport to perfect. Take turns tossing the horseshoes and keep score to see who performs better. Before you know it, you'll have to game down pat, and the two of you will become competitors.
For a fun date you can either watch wrestling, or the two of you can wrestle each other! If you plan on wrestling each other, try to have some rules in place, or your date will get out of control quickly. A husband and wife wrestling is a great way to enjoy a little closeness with each other. It sounds crazy, but wrestling allows you to get close and be near each other. You're not going to want to hurt each other or perform any moves like you see professional wrestlers do. However, tussling around on the floor or bed is more than okay. The goal is to get up close and personal on a wrestling date and see where things go. Married couples who lack intimacy might find that wrestling ignites a spark in their intimate relationship that sometimes seems fizzled out.
Inline skating is fun because it gives you a chance to enjoy the great outdoors together. Parks are great places to go rollerblading, but anywhere with a sidewalk will do. Couples seeking ways to increase their cardiovascular exercise can take advantage of all of the movement rollerblading offers. Rollerblading is fun, no matter if you're a novice wearing protective gear or experienced pros who aren't afraid to shred up the scene to have a good time. For an added treat, stop at your favorite ice cream shop while rollerblading and treat yourself with something cold and sweet. If you already have the gear you can rollerblade in a ton of different places. If you need to rent gear you'll need to find a place near you that can provide what you need.
The surprising thing about going to an aquarium is you always end up seeing several species of fish that are new to you. Seeing fish swim around in an aquarium is always relaxing and has a soothing effect. A fun game to do on an aquarium date is to see if you know what species of fish you're looking at. Tally up the score to see who is more familiar with fish and tease each other on the way home about it. Trying to guess what type of fish you're looking at is even more fun if neither of you know what you're looking at. The guesses that both of you come up with will be so hilarious that you're bound to get a good chuckle.
Riding in a horsedrawn carriage feels like a blast from the past. The two of you can sit back in the carriage while enjoying this old fashioned elegance. Imagine what it would've been like for royalty in the past to travel the same way as you go down the street. Use this moment to silently reflect on what makes your love for each other so special. Times like these don't require much creativity since you can look around and see what's so incredible about the moment. The sound of the horses walking, the closeness of the two of you sitting together, and the open-air aspect of the carriage all create a romantic atmosphere that is unique to itself.
UNESCO world heritage sites are places where you can turn a date into an unforgettable experience. You've seen these sites in books, movies, and on the internet. Why not see them in person and turn it into a date? Take your smartphone with you so you can read up about the site before you get there. Don't forget to take plenty of pictures and videos while you're there to share with your friends and family. No one knows how long UNESCO world heritage sites will last or if they'll continue to be open to the public, so that means you should try your best to see them while you can.
Romance & Relationship
Almost every couple needs to spend more time in the bedroom. Let's face it, time in the bedroom is precious, and most couples don't get enough of it. Games are a fun way to create the type of sparks needed to turn your love life into a wildfire. The game itself is only a vehicle for allowing each other to feel closer to each other. Take some time out to laugh, have fun, and enjoy each other's company. Allow the conversation to flow and see where things go. You'll be surprised by how quickly the moment will heat up, and you'll feel like you were just married all over again.
Fun & Games
Temporary tattoos are a blast because you can see what you would look like with various tattoos without having to put anything permanent on your body. Everyone without tattoos always wonders what they would look full of tats. If you're not the type who would get a tattoo, going the temporary route is fantastic. You can get one tattoo or put them all over your body. A really fun thing to do during a temporary tattoo date would be to choose the tattoos for your spouse. Are you feeling mischievous or do you want to give your husband a frilly cute kitty tattoo? Maybe the husband will want to go all out and give his wife a face tattoo. You can do all kinds of things during this date and have a blast. Take a few pictures of yourself with the tattoos and freak your friends and family out. You don't have to tell them that your tattoos are temporary!
Causes & Service
Going to an animal shelter can be a great date if the two of you are looking for a new pet to adopt. You can also volunteer at an animal shelter which is a great way to give back to the community and to share your love of animals on a date. Animal shelters are always in need of volunteers, and it's an excellent way for the two of you to spend some time together. During your volunteering date, you'll spend time with each other and take care of some of society's neediest animals. Knowing that you're improving the lives of animals while also spending quality time with the person you love makes this a no brainer date idea for many married couples.
Video tutorials can teach you everything from how to create a web page to how to bake a cake from scratch. YouTube is the number one source of free video tutorials. Although there are plenty of paid tutorials that you can get if you want high-quality or hard to find information. If you can watch YouTube on your television, it would make the date an even better viewing event. The possibilities are endless when it comes to snacks and finger foods to eat while you watch the video tutorials. Learning how to do something new is always a great thing, and it's a lot more fun when you're doing it with your spouse. You'll be able to help each other when it comes time to put what you learned in the video to good use.
Events & Attractions
Comic book lovers are a breed all of their own. Do you and your spouse love putting your nose in a comic book or watching superhero or sci-fi movies? If so, you will love going to a comic convention for a date. You will see people dressed up as your favorite characters, and you'll also get to mingle with those in the industry. Fantasy book and movie creators are seen as celebrities in this world, but they're often still fairly easy to connect with at conventions. Try to take a few selfies during your comic convention date so you can remember it forever.
The circus is fun for all ages. Seeing the clowns, the animals, and all the hijinks is a total blast. The circus is best enjoyed with plenty of snacks and refreshing beverages. If you're lucky, one of the clowns will ask you to join them in their fun. A fun-filled evening is what you'll have when the circus comes to town. Sometimes during intermission, the clowns will pose with the audience, and they might have some animals with them too. Pay to have your picture taken so that you can always remember the great time the two of you had at the circus.
If you have old bread lying around a trip to the park to feed the ducks is an awesome date idea. The ducks will be so happy to see you and your bread. Each of you can feed the ducks, and it will be fun to watch how the other reacts. Taking pictures or making videos of your duck feeding date is also a lot of fun since you can share them with friends and family. If there are no ducks nearby you can probably find some pigeons or wild birds who would be just as happy to help you have a fun date. Sometimes a relaxing date like feeding the ducks at the park is the perfect way for two people to get out of the house and enjoy some quality time together.
Events & Attractions
Local car shows are a great dose of nostalgia for anyone who's into antique automobiles. Usually, the shows have plenty of cars, live music, and stands selling all kinds of food. An entire evening can be planned around a car show. Walk around and try to identify the cars without looking at their place cards. If neither of you knows what the car is, ask the owner. Every owner at a show loves to talk about their car. Also, it's fun to go around and select what you consider your dream car. It will be neat to see if the two of you choose the same car. Bring your camera or phones to take pictures of the coolest cars and as many selfies as you can.
Creating animation isn't as difficult as you might think it is in today's digital age. There are both free and paid software and services that you can use to create animations without being a professional graphic artist. If you'd like, you can break up your animation date into multiple dates. On the first date, you can write out the script for your animation. The second date you can bring your script to life and the third date is where you watch your animation. All three things can be done on one date if you have the time or know what you want to do right away. Sharing your animation with friends and family is always a whole lot of fun. You can also share the animation you produce together on the internet on YouTube or someplace else.
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
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.
A home safety date can include many different things. If you have children or grandchildren who visit, you can childproof your house. Another thing you can do is make sure your smoke alarms work and also the home alarm system. Beyond all that, you can scope out for dangers such as harsh cleaning supplies out in the open, or electrical or fire safety hazards. You should also take a look around your house during the night to make sure there are no dark areas where people can hide and sneak up on you. Home safety is something few people take seriously until there's a problem, and that's why this is one of those dates that you should consider doing sooner rather than later.
Many of you may not know what gongoozling is, but quite a few of you enjoy it nonetheless. Gongoozling is an appreciation and observation of canals and the things that go on in and around canals. Someone who is gongoozling enjoys spending time on canals and, in this case, likes to have dates on them. Sometimes a simple date of holding hands while overlooking the canal can be an enjoyable experience. Since gongoozling requires you to be outside, it's a perfect date for a picnic. Toss a few things to eat in your picnic basket or go to your local favorite fast food restaurant and pick something up to go to eat after you have spent an afternoon enjoying gongoozling.
A fun-filled date of welding can yield results that are anything but typical. If neither of you is an experienced welder, then your first welding date should be to get some training. Maybe you know a friend or family member who can show you the ropes? Perhaps you could attend a trade school. You can learn to weld at almost any trade school, and it's not as hard as you think. After learning, you can hit up your friend or find a nearby shop that will allow you to hone your craft. If you have a garage, you might consider buying your own basic welding equipment. A welding date is something you can do to start a life long obsession with working with metal and even turn it into a family business.
Fun & Games
Cliff jumping takes quite a bit of courage, and it's something that an adventurous couple can pull off. The most exciting cliffs to jump off are those that are near deep bodies of water. Make sure you do your research before doing any cliff jumping so that you can find a safe place to do it. Nothing is more exciting than falling towards the water and knowing that at any minute you're going to smack right into it. For added excitement, both of you should jump off of the cliff at the same time. The look on each other's face will be priceless as you fall towards the water. The expression on both of your faces will be pure ecstatic when you rise to the water and first look at the other.
Arts & Culture
A date of needlepoint is an opportunity to relax and to clear your mind. Needlepoint enables you to unleash your creativity in an instantly visible way. You can turn needlepoint into a date by each of you going back and forth and working on the sample piece. If you're the type of couple who would rather work on your own projects, each of you can have your own needlepoint. Save the finished product to show everyone and remember the awesome needlepoint date you two enjoyed.
Causes & Service
Fundraisers do all kinds of great things for the community. Helping others by raising money is a fantastic way to turn your date night into something that benefits so many people. There are so many different charities out there, and you can easily have several fundraising dates throughout the year. Set an individual goal or as a couple to see how much money you can raise. It will be exciting to see if you're able to make or break your goal. The harder you work, the more people will benefit from your date night. You'll be able to get away from the house, spend some quality time together, and change lives in the process. There aren't too many dates couples can go on in which all that can happen.
Extreme sports are high-risk and high-reward activities. Simply put, extreme sports aren't for the faint of heart. If you're the type of couple who loves to go to the extreme, this is right up your alley. Risk takers are a breed all of their own, and a date consisting of extreme sports can be a huge adrenaline rush. Some sports classified as "extreme" might be fairly common and carry a low risk but there are also some downright crazy extreme sports that people get into. You could turn your extreme sports date into a weekend getaway, depending on the type of risky sport you plan to take up. Bring along your smartphone, digital camera or GoPro to show people for years to come how far you were willing to go for some excitement. If you're too afraid or not at all interested in participaing in a particular extreme sport you don't have to - that's what sporting events and tv are for. Just watching extreme sports can be a thrill.
Archaeology enables history buffs to take things one step further and touch the historic landmarks and items of the era. An archaeology date can be as simple as the two of you going to an area and digging for things like glass bottles in an old trash pit. If you're feeling adventurous, you can team up with a group of researchers trying to uncover a secret hidden past. Archaeology allows you to experience history in a way that nothing else can. You will be able to see and feel the past, and it will come to life in your hands.
Boxing, kickboxing and MMA are huge right now and any of them can be a great date. You can watch a fight on TV or go all out and attend the fight in person. Going to an arena is much more memorable and you can enjoy all the action as it happens. If you're planning on watching the fight on TV you can plan a whole date around it - get snacks, some takeout, and plenty of soda. This is a fun date activity for just the two of you or you can invite another couple or two over to share the fun (and the cost) of the fight or food.
There are all kinds of free personality tests that you can take online. It will be so funny to see your spouse's reaction to some of the questions. It'll be even more eye-opening when they see the results of their personality test. Pop some popcorn, pour a glass of soda and see where the questions take you. Usually, the questions take you down a path where the two of you will be chatting it up in no time flat. The real fun of a personality test isn't the test itself; it's spending time with each other. Sometimes you need a little nudge in the right direction to sit down and smell the roses, and a personality test is as good of an excuse as any.