Fun Date Ideas

Personal Date Planner

How would you like to have someone else plan a fun-filled night of mystery for you and take care of all the details so that your only job is to enjoy yourself? It's easier than you think!

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Third Date Ideas

You've gotten to know each other a little better and are now starting to think about taking the next step. Try some of these third date ideas to help you on your way.

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Second Date Ideas

So you had some laughs on your first date and are looking forward to a second one? Keep the momentum going with some of these fun second date ideas!

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Double Dates

If you want to spend time with another couple, try some of these fun ideas that are perfect for double dates!

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Lounge at an Awesome Pool

Did you know there's a luxurious pool waiting for you nearby with free towels, recliners, umbrellas, and waiters who are happy to serve you drinks? It's true! Just think of the more expensive hotels in your area and I guarantee they'll have all the ingredients for a fun day pool-side. If you have the wits and will to get in that is.

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Dates with Dogs

It's no surprise that dogs are man's best friend. Why? Because they're loyal, affectionate, and so much fun! If you're dog lovers there's no reason to leave your pal behind while you go on a date. Plan them into it! After all, they're part of the package too!

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Up to You!

Take a regular old date, throw in a dash of mystery, and watch your partner's eyes light up as they try to figure out what's going to happen next!

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It's a Goal!

We all have goals -- lots and lots of goals. Some are big things like traveling to another country or climbing a mountain, while others may be as small as painting a room or putting up some shelves to finally organize the garage. The problem is that most of these goals just seem to sit there on your list forever, right? But never fear, you're about to cross off one with the help of your date!

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Theme Night

Leave behind your city, job, weather, routine and everything else as you travel to a faraway land! How does relaxing on pillows and sampling dates in an Arabian castle sound? Eating olives and sipping wine in ancient Rome? Or maybe even fast-forwarding to summer and reclining in your bathing suit while you listen to the sounds of the ocean?

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Dance Lesson

Do you want to get close to your date? Then try dancing! I'm not talking about the freestyle stuff you find at most clubs, but couples' dances like salsa, swing, or the tango.

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Who's the Boss?

Ok, so this one has nothing to do with bad 80's TV but it's still a lot of fun. Who's the Boss is about control - one of you having complete control of your date and the date. What does that mean? It means that one of you will be in charge of everything – where you go, what you eat, what you do, what your date wears, everything.

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A Little Tweak

We're all attracted to the little things that make our partners uniquely them. Those bunny slippers she wears around the house and her horn-rimmed reading glasses, or the way he smells after a shower and that old baseball cap he loves so much. These are the good things. But there's a flip side to this. Bundled with the 400 things you love about them are 2 or 3 you could live without.

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Cooking Class

What's that old saying, "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach?" Well, I can tell you from experience that it goes both ways, women love a guy who can cook! So why not spend the evening helping a chef prepare a gourmet meal while you drink wine and learn some useful cooking tips?

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Sailing

Sailing is one of those things that most of us dream about but never really get around to doing. Impress your date by getting around to it! Enjoy the salt spray against your face, rolling waves under your feet, and view of the endless horizon while you relax on deck with your date.

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An Amazing Drive

Go rent an expensive car and take a drive this weekend. Okay, that's the date idea. What, you want details? Umm...try the country...have a picnic. More? Geez, ok ok, let me think about this. Alright, here we go.

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Share Music

This is a very simple date idea where you can learn a lot about your date's musical tastes (and what concert suggestions to expect in the future).

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Interactive Walking Tour

Strolling around town while you get to know each other can make for a nice date, but throw in fun riddles and photo challenges during a cell phone walking tour and you might just have an awesome date!

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Flip Out!

For this date you're going to throw yourselves at the mercy of chance by letting the flip of a coin decide the course of your date. Where you go, what you eat, you name it!

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Everybody's an Expert

You're great at something! It's true. And not only are you great, but you're passionate about it too! So why not take this passion and knowledge and share it with your date? Do you have any idea how sexy a person can be when they’re doing something they love and something they're good at? That could be you!

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Fly a Kite

I like this date idea because flying a kite isn't serious. There's no pressure. It's just the two of you running around, having fun in the sun. That's a pretty good start!

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Fun Date Ideas for Your Relationship

Take your relationship to the next level, or put the magic back into your romance with some of our fun date ideas.

Dinner and a movie were your parents’ notion of fun on a Saturday night. When it comes to date nights, you may not have strayed too far from the traditional ones, but don't you think it's time for a change?

For starters, you can try variations on the standard dinner date. Instead of the usual corner table in a bistro, set up a dinner for two on a rooftop, a private garden or an open-air theater. These dates take some planning to pull off, so you might recruit friends and have them surprise you and your special someone with a one-of-a-kind dinner date.

If you have an entire afternoon in each other’s company, plan a treasure hunt where you use a self-designed treasure map to lead your love through a maze of clues culminating in finding a treasure. The final prize can be anything special to both of you, including a fun toy, an anniversary gift, or maybe some sexy lingerie for a night of passion.

If throwing down a blanket and a picnic basket spells romance to you, win a few bonus points for creativity by choosing a stargazing picnic away from the city lights. Prepare for the event by brushing up on stars, constellations, meteor showers, and vintage wines.

At Hot Date Ideas, we present a number of fun date ideas that have been tested by our dating experts. Additionally, ideas are covered in detail to help you pull it off in the best possible way for your relationship.

Romance is a journey not a destination. Fun, adventure and happy memories make up the foundation of long-lasting relationships and we're here to help you along. You bring the date, we'll bring the fun.