CHAPELHILL

15 Different Date Night Ideas

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Hello darlings! I've been dating my boyfriend for more than four years now and recently it's been extremely easy to make our date nights simply a dinner and a movie. We love spending time with each other so we never really focused on making our date nights a new experience. But, I realized that there were so many other experiences and activities we could be doing together that would be spectacularly fun. So I've gone ahead and made a list for you guys to get ideas from as well!

(*** indicate the activity as something specific to Chapel Hill/the Triangle/NC)

15 Different Date Night Ideas 

  1. Take a dancing class together 
    1. ***Ninth Street Dance offers single sessions for Bollywood, Salsa, Hip-Hop, Brazilian Dance, etc. Sounds so fun! 
    2. ***Fred Astaire Dance Studio also offers classes in Tango and Ballroom dancing!
  2. Take a cooking class together 
    1. *** Southern Seasons Cooking Class in Chapel Hill 
    2. *** Sur la Table Cooking Class in Durham 
  3. Visit a Thrift Shop 
  4. Take a weekend trip 
  5. Learn how to brew beer 
  6. Visit a shooting range 
    1. *** Shooting ranges in the Triangle Area
  7. Learn how to shoot a bow & arrow 
  8. Take improv classes 
  9. Take pottery classes 
    1. *** Town of Chapel Hill offers pottery classes 
  10. Check out performances/concerts/plays in the area 
    1. *** DPAC  (just booked my tickets for the Lion King showing in February & March!)
    2. *** Local 506
    3. ***Carolina Performing Arts (if you're a student, tickets are $10. Please take advantage of this! That price is just too good) 
    4. ***Playmakers Repertory Company 
    5. ***North Carolina Symphony
    6. *** Cat's Cradle
    7. *** The Ritz
    8. *** Lincoln Theatre
  11. Go to a coffeeshop & read together 
  12. Go to the Museum 
    1. ***North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh also offers different workshops, private tours, and movie/concert showings!
    2. ***Museum of Life and Sciences offers really cool classes that range from free to $15+. A lot are meant for children/families but would still be super fun to check out because let's be real, we're still kids at heart. 
    3. ***Ackland Art Museum (you can do yoga in the galleries for $5!) 
    4. ***Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
  13. Check out Charity Events! (if you have a full-time job, you're making some $ that I know you can donate!)
    1. *** Chapel Hill Charity Events
  14. ***Soundbites this is a really unique event thrown by the NC Symphony. You're provided a dinner with a private and intimate concert. 
  15. Check out your town's events calendar! 
    1. *** Chapel Hill Town Events Calendar

What unique date night ideas do you guys take advantage of? 

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21 comments

  1. All great ideas!
    My fiancé and I need to quit resorting to the same old ideas for date nights and these would certainly be some I'd like to try.

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

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  2. I absolutely love this fun list of ideas!! How precious that y'all have been together for four years- so sweet! :-)

    xoxo A
    www.southernbelleintraining.com

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  3. Such unique date nights! They sound so fun.
    www.kayleighskloset.com

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  4. Such fun ideas beyond the cliche dinner and a movie! You two are adorable. Happy thanksgiving week!

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  5. Going shooting is something my husband I absolutely love to do together!

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

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  6. These are all such cute ideas and congrats on such a long and successful relationship!

    xo
    Lauren

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  7. My boyfriend & I are constantly going to museums. It's the best way to kill time and spend it together. x Nicole | www.changeanddress.com

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  8. These are such great ideas. I love the idea of doing a cooking class!
    with southern grace,
    lindsey
    www.withsoutherngrace.blogspot.com

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  9. These are all such cute date night ideas! I may have to try these out with the beau!

    Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

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  10. Great ideas! You should include the Ritz in Raleigh and Lincoln theatre, and cats cradles in carrboro. 3 really great theatres close-by. My boyfriend and I love music!

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    1. I will include those to the list! Thank you :) I've never been to the Ritz before but I'll definitely have to check it out.

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  11. These are great date night ideas!

    xo Ashley

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  12. Unique date ideas are seriously my favorite! I love getting away from the usual and doing things a little out of the ordinary. My favorite is to act like a tourist in my own city.

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  13. These are great ideas! It's always nice to switch things up and do something different. I think that brings you closer with your significant other as well!

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  14. Such a cute picture! I love these fun date ideas.

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  15. So many fun ideas - love the concept of helping charities together!
    xx, Southwestern Prepster

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  16. Yes, yes, yes to all of these ideas! DPAC is amazing this time of year too!

    Pick Your Beau

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  17. I need to pin these ideas! Plus - that picture of you two is darling!!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

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  18. My girlfriend and I want to take pottery classes so bad! We haven't been able to find a place in Greenville, yet! Def pinning this so we can have some date ideas!

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  19. Going to a shooting range is so fun and super badass haha. Love these ideas!

    http://thealwaysblog.com/

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