Great Date Ideas! Fun Things To Do On A Date

Fun Things To Do On A Date

Tired of the whole dinner and a movie date? Want to try something new? Have a spontaneous nature? Love to have a great time? Here are some fresh, fun ideas for dates that will surely make for a memorable time. Do not forget to bring a camera, you will definitely want visual remembrances of these dates.

Great Date Ideas Fun Things To Do On A Date

Plant A Tree Or Flowers

Help the environment.

Gardening is great for the environment, plus a great way for you to bond! This date will allow you two to work together as a team and have a great time doing something that is good for the world and the community.Plant a tree, start a butterfly garden, herb garden, or even vegetable garden! Choose what you want to plant together, get out your trowels and gardening gloves, and get started!

Plants That Attract Butterflies

  • Zinnias
  • Butterfly Bush
  • Phlox
  • Milkweed
  • Parsley
  • Goldenrod
  • Violets
  • Iron-weed
  • Oak Trees
  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Eastern Cottonwood

Rent A Convertible For The Day

Take a ride on the highway.

Go to a local car rental dealer, rent a convertible of your choice, and go crazy! Don’t forget to put on your favorite music to take drive around in. Enjoy the wind blowing through your hair, the freedom you’ll feel driving with the top down. You’ll both have a blast, and will probably end up feeling like teenagers. Drive to your favorite places, or even try to find a great scenic spot to park and enjoy the quality time you’ll spend together.

Have A Friendly Game Of Lawn Bowling


If you are young at heart this is a great date for you! Get competitive with each other and enjoy the scenery (and the game!). Set up a bowling set in your backyard (either bought or homemade) and let the fun begin! Make a lunch of peanut butter sandwiches and ice cold lemonade to add to the young fun.

Stay In And Do Arts And Crafts

Get in touch with your creative side.

Arts and crafts are always fun no matter what age! Devote a day or night to sitting at the kitchen table with your date and create create create! Seeing each other use your imaginations will definitely bring you closer together and make for a lot of laughs. Do something simple like kids craft kits, or do something big like a pottery wheel. It doesn’t matter if what you both make come out “right,” as long you both had a great time.

Learn Magic Tricks

Abra Cadabra!

How cool would it be if you could perform magic tricks that wowed everyone at work, school, or parties? Check out some books or look online for some great magic tricks that are sure to leave people oohing and aahhing. Create magic acts together! Use each other as a sidekick and when you guys have your show (and the tricks of course) down, be sure to share it with an audience!

Have A Photo Shoot

The camera loves you.

Buy a throw out film camera if you do not already own a camera and get ready to glam up for your big photo shoot! Feel free to take all types of pictures, ranging from serious model-like photos, to just plain silly photos. Do some trick photography while you are at it! Don’t be camera shy, open up and let your gorgeous (or silly self) shine! These pictures will definitely be worth a thousand words, plus you’ll have visual memories.

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Have A Karaoke Session

Sing your heart out.

Choose songs you think would be great duet songs and sing your heart out! Rent or buy a karaoke machine and make a list together of all the songs you want to sing. Choose songs from all different genres to add some variety (and some crazy dance moves). Don’t have an amazing singing voice? Don’t worry! You will both have a blast singing your favorite songs together!

Finger paint

Get in touch with your inner child.

What is cheap, easy, creative, and possibly messy? Finger painting! Get a bunch of paper, buy some washable finger paints, get your fingers together, and prepare to have a blast! You will both feel like kids again, swirling the paint on the paper. Don’t worry about creating a masterpiece, just enjoy the time you spend together being silly.

Turn Fast Food Into Fine Dining

Mmmm, fried food.

Don’t think it’s possible? Think again! Both of you dress up in your finest attire, and drive to your nearest fast food chain. After ordering your food, place a nice tablecloth on the table and put a candle (in a candle holder of course!) in the middle of the table, and enjoy your “fancy” dinner! Feel free to bring your own food if you’d like!

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