Find the Perfect Date Idea for You and Your PartnerBack to Top of List
Planning the perfect date can seem nearly impossible. Finding ways to impress your date with unique ideas and a memorable experience has become increasingly important in a time of swiping right and online dating. Let us handle the date ideas as you find the courage to ask your crush out on a date. For married and established couples, you'll find these dates enjoyable too! Check out a few of our favorite date night ideas. Which one would you and your partner be most likely to try out?
Painting by Love LettersBack to Top of List
Unleash your creativity and paint ceramic pottery pieces or create a fused glass art piece with your significant other. That Art Place in Belton has plenty of ceramics to choose from like mugs, dinnerware, figurines, and more. Pick out a detailed ceramic or a blank pottery piece to design something uniquely your own. The options are endless! Pottery pieces start at $14 and glazes for painting your ceramics come in a variety of colors. Discover your inner artist on your next date with your significant other.
Fine Dining At Pignetti'sBack to Top of List
Craving a delicious meal for your next date night? Having a nice dinner at a luxurious restaurant is typically more romantic than your average fast-food grab-and-go meal. After all, the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. And what better display of food than the entrees at Pignetti’s in Downtown Temple. With the most delicious entrees, pastas, steak, and more, there’s a meal for everyone. Dine in style with your partner on your next night out.
Popping Into Romantic ComediesBack to Top of List
All you need is a classic dinner and a movie combination to set the mood for a wonderful date night. With all the latest movie releases available at theaters in Temple, it’ll be easy to find a movie that both you and your partner will enjoy seeing. Cinemark Temple has plenty of showtimes and classic movie snacks like buttered popcorn and large sodas. The Beltonian Theatre and Grand Avenue Theater in Belton also have unique charm and delicious food! Fill up on movie theater popcorn and cherry ICEEs on this affordable Bell County date night idea.
Romance, Snacks, and Picnic PacksBack to Top of List
With over 65 parks in Temple, there’s an abundance of outdoor spaces to have a picnic date with your significant other. Make your own meal at home or stop by your favorite local restaurant to grab a meal to go. Pack a blanket, utensils, pillows, and whatever else you need to stay cozy. Enjoy the fresh air and natural landscapes as you spend time with the person you love in the great outdoors.
Music & LyricsBack to Top of List
Central Texas has a lively music scene. With many great concerts, events, and performances happening on most weekend nights, there’s plenty of opportunity to listen to a local band. Find live music and events at O’Brien’s Irish Pub, Green Door on Second, Corkys, and more. If you and your significant other love music, dancing, and a great time you’ll find it in Temple on your next date night. There’s something truly romantic about dancing and singing along to catchy tunes. Discover karaoke nights, piano performances, live bands, and more with your partner on your next night out at one of Temple’s downtown businesses.
Seasoned With LoveBack to Top of List
Treat yourself to a date night where you enjoy a delicious meal and have the satisfaction of cooking it with your partner. At Over The Plate, couples can sign up for a cooking class date night event where they can cook an entire meal together. Some date night menus from Over The Plate include cooking filet mignon steak medallions, lobster ravioli, winter green salad, and a chocolate blackberry pudding for dessert. These date night classes are romantic and entertaining. Take your cooking skills up a notch and impress your date with one of these delightful cooking classes.
Dogs Know BestBack to Top of List
Are you a dog-parent looking to kickstart your relationship? Get to know your date through your dog’s first impression. Stop along the way for drinks and pup cups before you head to Central Texas Bark Park. Bring your date and your dogs to this entertaining and cozy dog park. You’ll find out immediately if your dog is a fan of your latest romantic interest. If your date is a dog lover, they must be a keeper!
Need a few more pet-friendly date night ideas? Check out our blog, A Dog's Guide To Temple, to find all the restaurants, attractions, and places to stay where you can bring your dogs.
All-You-Can-Play Arcade GamesBack to Top of List
Bit Bar in Temple is a local bar and entertainment attraction. The business features unlimited free play on all of Bit Bar's classic 70s, 80s, and 90s arcade games. Take your date to experience the nostalgia and fun of retro arcade games. A $5 entry fee per person gets you in the door and ready to play unlimited arcade, patio, and tabletop games. If you and your date enjoy battling for the high score and a little friendly competition, Bit Bar is the place to be on your next date night.
Spare A Little Time For RomanceBack to Top of List
Unleash your inner child at Spare Time Texas and entertain your date with a game of bowling, a race around the go-kart track, or take a few swings at the batting cages. This exciting entertainment center has many activities you and your date will enjoy. Spend some time beating the high scores on the arcade games or get active and try your hand at the ropes course. Whatever activities you try, this date night will be a memorable and fun time.
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