As we hover in the period between winter gluttony and summer cocktails, many people feel that they need a break from alcohol in the early springtime, or are just simply tired of their dates revolving around dinner and drinks.
Now that all the holiday madness, filled with excessive shopping, feasting and socializing, is officially over, it’s time to dial back into your weekly routine: sleep (a lot), work, eat, exercise, save money and date. That’s right – date! But you’re wondering how the hell you’re going to afford a night out on a strict budget…
When the weather is nice, it’s easy to come up with fun date ideas. From picnics in the park to a long walk or even a baseball game under the stars, the possibilities seem endless. Taking a romantic stroll is a bit less appealing when the weather is below freezing, but that doesn’t mean you have to shut yourself indoors until spring comes. This winter, don’t let a little snow stop you from meeting people and exploring your city.
Here are some date night ideas that won’t leave you out in the cold.
With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time to put your date night plans to action. If you want something more than trick or treating or traditional costume parties, then scroll on for eight next-level spooktacular date-night ideas.
A lot of people think that Valentine’s Day is the best time for romance, but they don’t think about how romantic the Fall can be. The Fall is actually one of the prettiest seasons of the year, when the trees are rich with colors and you can enjoy scenic drives, walks, etc. in weather that is not too hot or too cold. If it is chilly, you can warm up with a nice cup of hot chocolate or snuggle in front of a fireplace. This is a great time of year for dating, and we have some awesome fall date ideas for you to try.
It’s a familiar trope: A guy or girl walks into a bar, orders a drink and meets their match. This may help to explain the popular assumption among today’s singles that any first date that’s worth its weight in fun or romance must include drinks at a bar. This isn’t the case!
In reality, there are some very good reasons to choose a venue and activity that doesn’t include alcohol: