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Magic shows aren't just for kids, and they are the perfect date for the couple who needs to get out of the house. You will love seeing the look of surprise on your spouse's face when something outrageous happens. If you want to have a really exciting time, sit in the front row of the magic show. Magicians often ask for volunteers out of the front row. All the way home, you both will ask each other how the magician performed their tricks. All of the tricks that you see will be on the tip of your tongue for quite some time until you learn how they pulled them off.
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.
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.
Arts & Culture
Do you and your spouse play musical instruments? If so, then making music is a date that's right up your alley. If not, making music can still be a really fun activity. You can try to come up with your own songs or play what's already been written. Sometimes it's fun to improve and add your own flair to the music. Record your musical adventure so you can look back at the fun you had. Sometimes a musical date comes out of the blue, or it's something that you plan on doing. If you are the musical type, then build a little studio in your home where the two of you can perform together and make the most out of your talents.
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.
Romance & Relationship
Marriage takes effort and all marriages could benefit from a little extra attention. That's a truth that many married couples aren't willing to admit. You can always strengthen your marriage, and it's not as difficult as it sounds. A marriage workshop is an ideal date for those who want to improve the quality of their relationship. You will learn vital tasks that will go a long way in helping you strengthen your bond, learn how to diffuse situations, and be a reliable partner. You can't put a dollar value on such information, and it will stay with you for ever.
Martial arts are a great thing to know because you can use them to protect yourself. Beyond self-protection, martial arts are a great form of exercise. Many martial arts enthusiasts live to a ripe old age, and it's because of all the exercise and healthy life choices involved. You can attend classes as a couple and learn together. If you're an adventurous couple, you can do a little martial arts on each other. You can teach each other some moves or do some wrestling. Your martial arts dates will be unique in that you're learning something new that will last a lifetime. The maneuvers and exercises that you learn during your martial arts training will stick with you for the rest of your life. You can turn your martial arts date into something even more spectacular by practicing what you learn at home on future dates.
Health & Wellness
Massages are a great way to relax and put your worries aside. Couple's massages allow you both to relax at the same time and enjoy the handiwork of a professional masseuse or masseur and can even be therapeutic. Giving each other massages is a great way to enjoy the benefits of a massage and to save money. Massages encourage closeness and intimacy and can be very relaxing. A bottle of lotion or massage oil is a great investment as it will make the massage more enjoyable. Have your spouse lay on the bed, and you begin massaging their feet. Work your way up to their legs from their feet and massage the rest of their body. Pay close attention to any sensitive areas so you can avoid massaging them and pay attention to where they liked being massaged the most. Spend more time on the areas that your partner enjoys being massaged, and they'll love the rubdown even more.
Arts & Culture
Going to a medieval festival is an excellent idea if you're the type of couple that likes to dress up. A knight in shining armor and a princess is what you two were meant to be. If you're not in the mood to dress up, then it's no big deal, you can still go to look at the costumes. Time has a way of harkening back to another era when you walk through the gates of a medieval festival. You'll see what life was like, how people dressed, and maybe even hear some of the old-time lingoes if you're lucky. Check out the shows and displays and pick something out from one of the shops to remember your fun medieval festival date.
Health & Wellness
Meditation is about so much more than sitting still, as you will learn on this date. Those who meditate learn how to control their emotions and to clear their mind. At first, it will feel that a mediation date leads up to not much of anything, but wait until it's over. You will feel refreshed and rejuvenated. A couple who meditates together grows together because you come out of it with a clear mind. You'll be able to work through your problems more efficiently, and the lines of communication are freer. It might not make sense until you've tried it, but once you have, your relationship will never be the same.
You never know what hidden treasures are lurking right below your feet. Everyone lives near someplace that has a fascinating history. A date activity using a metal detector can be a whole lot of fun, and it gets you outside as well. Try to find areas where you live that have a rich history and see what you can find. The two of you can take turns using the metal detector while the other digs up whatever you find. It's always exciting to pull something out of the ground that has some historical significance. Allow your imagination to run wild and try to find some areas that might be overlooked that could be teaming with ancient metallic artifacts.
Arts & Culture
Metalworking is an interesting date idea because it produces something that lasts a lifetime. Metalwork could include small trinkets or jewelry or large pieces that weigh several pounds or more. It's not advised that you rush to a local machine shop and start to work on a lathe right away. In fact, you'd be better off trying to find an introductory course or something along those lines. You could also find a local metal worker in your area who would be willing to allow you to sit with them and maybe even help out while they work. If you do metalworking as a profession, the possibilities are endless for this as a date idea. You can work together with your spouse to create something truly unique, and who knows, you might even be able to sell it as well.
Mind mapping is creating a diagram where you have something in the center, and you have things pointing to it that are similar. Mind mapping focuses on correlations between different things and what's at the center. You start with the center of focus and build up everything around it. Mind mapping can be a fun date because it can help you become more organized, and it can also give you an insight into how your spouse thinks. Sometimes it's fun to have a mind mapping date and see how your spouse puts together thought processes to understand how they compute things.
Miniature golf has many common names such as mini golf, goofy golf, putt-putt golf or crazy golf. Mini golf is fun no matter what season it is. Mini golf can be played indoors or outdoors, so it might not even matter what the weather conditions are. Also, skill isn't required to play miniature golf. A date can quickly turn into a giggle-fest when two people play mini golf. The ball has a way of getting caught up in the craziest of traps, and it's fun trying to get yourself out of them. Try not to take the game too seriously and enjoy being together. If the mini-golf joint has a snack bar, get something to eat after hitting the ball around.
Fun & Games
Putting together models is an exercise with your hand-eye coordination and also your patience. Couples who like to work with their hands will enjoy putting together many different kinds of models. Those of you who prefer aviation, automobiles, or trains all have something that you can work together to accomplish. The real fun of putting together models as a date isn't putting them together like what is shown on the box. The real fun begins when you decorate your model with a variety of decals and paint. Go out of your way to decorate your model to make it as unique as your relationship is.
Events & Attractions
Monster trucks might not come around all too often, and that in itself makes for a fantastic date opportunity. Get yourself a hot dog and a soda pop and enjoy watching the huge trucks bounce off of cars while racing to the finish. The action is always intense, and the names and designs of the trucks are often outrageous. The sound of the exciting announcer is more than enough reason to watch monster trucks. Choose a favorite truck and research it before you arrive. The trucks are the personalities of the event, and some of them are larger than life.
There are two typical ways that you can turn motocross into a date, and they are by watching it on television or attending an event in person. If you're fortunate enough to go to a motocross sporting event, it will definitely be a date you never forget. Watching it on television can be just as much fun considering you can make your own snacks to eat while enjoying the races. If you're really a big-time motocross fan, you can whip up some snacks with your favorite driver's number on them. Take a little extra money with you on your motocross date so you can buy a souvenir, so you always have something to remember the evening by.
Mountain biking is a lot of fun, and it gets you into the great outdoors. Mountains and hills aren't necessary, but a little rough terrain is nice when riding a mountain bike. A secluded, wooded area works perfectly as a place where you can go mountain biking. Bring a lunch along with you and the wilderness makes for the perfect picnic backdrop. The outdoors is a wonderful place to find yourself while on a bicycle. Take a few breaks along the way and snap a few pictures of your date so you can remember your mountain biking adventure. Renting the bikes is easy and inexpensive if you don't own them. You may just find that mountain biking is so enjoyable that you want to buy your own bikes and go out often.
A mountaineering date is where you climb a mountain. It sounds simple enough, but depending on the mountain, it can be one of life's greatest challenges. If you're new to mountaineering, it's best to start small and work your way up to the big mountains. It's also a good idea to have an experienced climber with you, so you don't risk your life going up or down the mountain. Climbing a mountain can be one of life's greatest, most exhilarating challenges, and it's something that can bring you closer as a couple. Something happens when you're high up on a mountain, and you get to experience nature on a level that most people can only dream of.
There's something romantic about watching a movie with the person you love at the theater. Maybe it's being next to the person you love in a dark room that's illuminated with all kinds of exciting lights. If you want to save money, watching a movie at home is the next best thing. Sometimes watching a movie at home is even better because you can choose the snacks you want without paying those high concession stand prices. If you really want to go all out on your home movie date, whip up some finger foods such as nachos and snuggle together on the couch and enjoy.