Inexpensive Date Night Ideas

Our latest series on relationships, It's Complicated, has been blessing numerous couples in our church. God is restoring broken, fragile marriages through his grace and the power of the Holy Spirit. One of the keys to a lasting relationship is to never stop dating each other. 

Romance doesn't have to be expensive to be great. The best romance is often free or nearly free because it is usually accompanied by a lot of creativity! If you are in a romance rut, try one of these ideas to fan the flame. Here is a list of 50 date night ideas taken from Waiting For Your Boaz blog:
  • Tackle a project together.
  • Go on a hike.
  • Take a walk on the beach & pier.
  • Cuddle up and watch a spiritually uplifting movie.
  • Go salsa dancing.
  • The kitchen also makes the perfect place for a dance.
  • Get creative in the kitchen together.
  • Write a love letter to each other.
  • Pick out an encouraging devotional to read together.
  • Go on a picnic.
  • Ice Cream, enough said.
  • Play a board game.
  • Watch a sunset in a beautiful place.
  • Take a trip to the farmer’s market.
  • Get a couple of canvases, turn on music, and paint together.
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee and talk about meaningful things.
  • Go on a road trip.
  • Learn to play an instrument together.
  • Go to a park and take a stroll.
  • Write a poem for each other.
  • Look at old pictures together.
  • Go on a gym date together.
  • Plan a trip to a revival/conference.
  • Read a book together.
  • Volunteer in your community together.
  • Go to a museum/learn about history.
  • Enjoy an evening of stargazing.
  • Roast marshmallows over a bonfire.
  • Go see the lights around the holidays.
  • Go see a movie.
  • Go see a play.
  • Go rock climbing.
  • Take a trip to the zoo.
  • Go roller or ice skating.
  • Go on a scavenger hunt.
  • Play a game of tennis.
  • Watch your favorite NFL team on tv together.
  • Or actually go to a game in person.
  • Explore a new nearby town.
  • Attend a pottery class.
  • Or maybe even try glass blowing.
  • Have fun at an amusement park.
  • Plan a day by your favorite body of water.
  • Go Bowling.
  • Build a fantasy football team together (Your guy may love this idea)
  • Go on a bike ride.
  • Play paintball.
  • Try out later tag (it’s really fun)
  • Go to church together.
  • Cuddle and look up at the stars.


Remember, it's not the expense of the gift but the thought that counts!

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