Like all firsts in life, first dates are special too. The butterflies in your stomach, rose-tinted hopes and nervous excitement are unforgettable. They remain etched in your mind as much as the date itself. So, there are all the reasons in the world why you should make your first date worth the excitement by using some outstanding ideas for a first date. Read our specially curated ideas for a great first date!
Some Heart-touching Ideas For First Date
1. Candle-Light Dinner
It is a classic date idea for a reason. You can spend a peaceful time with each other at a romantic and exquisite location. Order your favourite meal, eat, and talk endlessly.
2. Cook at Home
With soft music playing in the background, prepare a tasty meal together. There are no distractions, or people to disturb you. It is the best way you can have fun in the comfort of your home.
3. Walk Your Pets Together
You already have a lot to talk about if both of you own pets. Take them on a walk together and have a great time bonding.
4. Take a stroll on the beach
Beaches scream romance. Taking a stroll in the cool breeze and calming ambience of a beach is perfect for coming close to each other.
5. Get breakfast together
Meet up early to chat over coffee, eggs, and some delicious pancakes. You can choose from a variety of breakfast restaurants in town. A breakfast buffet is also a great option.
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6. Go for a dessert date
If you both have a sweet tooth, a dessert date is something you should do. Indulge in all those mouth-watering sweet treats that you have been craving, but together.
7. Play board games
Board games may come with an age indicator, but that’s a hoax. You won’t regret a competitive game of ludo even at 60 years. Also Read: List of Best Fun Romantic Games For Couples To Play
8. Hit the gaming zone
Arcade is fun. Even the most kiddish games are worth a try and don’t forget those attractive goodies you get to buy from your rewards!
9. Watch a movie
Again, this a classic; movies and popcorn are made for first dates. Put on a romantic movie of mutual choice as you slowly find yourself imagining yourself in the place of the characters. How romantic!
10. Create art together
Pottery, Clay Modelling, Painting, and Sketching are some options to go for and see how much of an artist is your partner.
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11. Take a baking lesson or a cooking class
Even if your cake turns out to be a mess, the experience of baking it together would be memorable.
It is a unique way to spend some time together and know each other.
13. Go to a dance class
A dance class can never go wrong. It will help you get rid of any awkwardness with each other and will surely elicit a few good laughs along the way.
14. Do a Karaoke Night
Request one of these romantic song tracks to sing on or choose whichever one you want to for getting your message across to your date.
15. Go for a swim
It is relaxing, intimate, and a darn good idea for a first date.
16. Hit the salon
A mani-pedi session together or a deeply relaxing spa are excellent ways to spend a luxurious time together.
17. Draw one another
Either this activity will leave one of you starry-eyed, or it will leave both of you in splits. Both ways, it will be fun!
18. Attend a Stand-up
Laughing is the best therapy and also the best way to spend a date night.
19. Go wine tasting
You can even do it virtually. Here is how.
20. Meet in the library or a bookstore
If you both are book lovers, spending time in a bookstore or library is a wonderful idea. You can help each other pick out some personal favourites and set another date to discuss whatever you read.
Some Creative Ideas For First Date
21. Do poetry reading or attend one
Poetry is synonymous to love and what better way to immerse in its magic than a first date?
22. Go to a concert
Follow it up with a nice dessert or a coffee hour!
23. Hike it up!
Adventure is a great way to bond with each other and there are myriad options available. You can take an early morning hike to a quiet, green, and gorgeous place. Carry a thermos with coffee, and a small snack to enjoy with each other once you reach the last point of your hike.
24. Play Bingo
There are more options: Jeopardy, Hangman, and Bollywood/Hollywood
25. Do a fun quiz
Plan fun trivia for each other and also fix rewards to make the game interesting. Imagination is limitless and this is your chance to make your date an exciting one.
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26. Solve a puzzle
A hundred Lego blocks, or even a thousand, would be a great idea for this one.
27. Play Never Have I Ever
If you are the bold one, try out some never have I ever dirty questions to ask on a first date. A steamy first date is not such a bad idea. Also Read: Funniest Never Have I Ever Questions To Ask
28. Visit a palmist
Even if it’s bogus, go for it to have an interesting set of things to talk about with each other.
29. Go on an Ice-Cream tasting spree
30. Make playlists for each other
Music is the language of lovers and you must give it a try on your first date. Listen to each other’s favourite songs and also make a playlist to listen to alone. Great way to know each other.
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31. Hit the bowling alley
The scoreboard will surely poke the competitor in you, but it will all be fun.
32. Play Ping-Pong
You could head to a club or any gaming zone for this.
33. Fix up a squash match
Break a sweat and have a thrilling time setting each other up for a tough score grab.
34. Visit the Zoo
Yes, it’s childish but never boring!
35. How about an art gallery visit?
Art gives you a lot to talk about. So, an art gallery is an excellent choice for spending a nice time with each other.
36. Go to a brewery
It’s not only for the beer. You can do a lot at a brewery. Here is a list.
37. Plan a cosy picnic
A cosy location, a basket of snacks, and each other’s company sound perfect, right?
38. Try Golfing
A mini-golf course or a dummy set up in your garage, either will do as long as you are concerned about having an engaging time together.
39. Try doing an Escape Room
Virtual ones are available too.
Few More Good Ideas For the First Date
40. Take a boat ride
A quiet ride in serene waters is everything lovers pine for, and you should not miss it too.
41. Meet at a tearoom
Tearooms have a sophisticated vibe and a soothing ambience. Meeting at one is a good idea for a first date if you wish to get close and personal with your partner.
42. Go for a long drive
And eat along the way. You can even stock up on some tasty snacks to munch during the ride. Of course, music is a must.
43. Play Paintball
It is the ultimate fun! You will be exhausted by the end of it but thrilled too.
44. Buy tickets to a live show
It could be an opera, a theatrical performance, a dance recital, or whatever.
45. Go Day-outing
Planning a whole day full of different activities is a good idea for a first date. That way, you can avoid monotony and get to know each other in more than one way!
Happy first date to you!