50 creative low-cost date night (or day) ideas

Heather Sinclair

Keeping a relationship fresh can be challenging the longer you are together and it's important to spend quality time together having fun and enjoying each others company. I have listed below 50 low cost and entertaining date night or day time date ideas for you to try with your partner:

  1. Have a picnic under the stars in a local park.
  2. Take a cooking class together and learn how to make a new dish.
  3. Have a movie night at home and create a cosy fort with blankets and pillows.
  4. Go on a scenic hike and enjoy nature together.
  5. Have a game night and play board games or video games.
  6. Take a painting or pottery class and create artwork together.
  7. Go on a bike ride and explore your city or town.
  8. Have a themed dinner night where you cook and dress up according to a specific theme.
  9. Go stargazing and try to spot constellations.
  10. Attend a local comedy show or open mic night.
  11. Visit a local museum or art gallery and appreciate the exhibits.
  12. Go on a brewery or winery tour and sample different drinks.
  13. Take a dance class together and learn a new style of dance.
  14. Go on a photo scavenger hunt and capture unique moments in your city.
  15. Have a DIY spa night at home with facemasks, massages, and relaxation.
  16. Go on a ghost tour and explore haunted places in your area.
  17. Have a karaoke night and sing your favourite songs.
  18. Visit a local farmer's market and cook a meal with fresh ingredients.
  19. Go on a road trip to a nearby town or city and explore new places.
  20. Have a themed movie marathon and watch movies from a specific genre or decade.
  21. Take a pottery class and make personalized mugs or bowls.
  22. Visit a local botanical garden and admire the beautiful plants and flowers.
  23. Have a picnic at the beach and enjoy the sound of the waves.
  24. Take a scenic drive and stop at different viewpoints to enjoy the scenery.
  25. Have a DIY cocktail night and create your own signature drinks.
  26. Go on a mini-golf or bowling date and compete against each other.
  27. Attend a live music concert or local band performance.
  28. Take a yoga or meditation class together and find inner peace.
  29. Visit a local farm or animal sanctuary and interact with the animals.
  30. Have a themed costume party at home and dress up as your favourite characters.
  31. Take a pottery painting class and decorate ceramic pieces.
  32. Go on a picnic and fly kites in a wide-open field.
  33. Have a DIY wine and cheese tasting at home with a variety of flavours.
  34. Attend a cooking demonstration or food festival and try new dishes.
  35. Take a scenic boat ride or ferry trip and enjoy the water views.
  36. Have a DIY outdoor movie night with a projector and blankets in your backyard.
  37. Visit a local amusement park or carnival and enjoy the rides and games.
  38. Go on a wine and painting night where you create artwork while sipping wine.
  39. Have a candlelit dinner at home and cook a special meal together.
  40. Take a pottery wheel class and create unique clay pots or vases.
  41. Go on a sunrise or sunset hike and admire the beautiful colours of the sky.
  42. Have a themed trivia night and test your knowledge on different topics.
  43. Visit a local zoo or animal sanctuary and learn about different species.
  44. Take a scenic train ride and enjoy the views from the window.
  45. Have a DIY ice cream sundae bar at home with various toppings and flavours.
  46. Attend a local theatre performance or play.
  47. Go on a hot air balloon ride and experience breath-taking views from above.
  48. Take a scenic helicopter tour and see your city from a different perspective.
  49. Have a DIY outdoor spa day with a foot bath and massages.
  50. Visit a local arcade and play classic arcade games together.