- Date Nights
- Order Warm Cups of Coffee At First Street Roasters
- I Love You So Matcha
- Explore Food Truck Entrees At The Yard
- Visit Fire Base Brewing Company For Special Events and Trivia Nights
- Pour Your Own Candle at The Wick & Burn
- Have A Laugh At Corkys
- Explore Exhibits at the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum
- Shop For The Perfect Date Night Gifts and Outfits In Downtown Temple
- Enjoy Dinner At A Local Restaurant
- Purchase Flowers At Precious Memories
- FoxDog Live Music and Brews
- The Perfect Date For the Perfect Pair
Date NightsBack to Top of List
Finding something to do on a date night can be overwhelming. Downtown Temple is growing, meaning more businesses are coming to the downtown district. New businesses come with new opportunities to explore and experience downtown Temple with your significant other. Discover Temple has put together a list of some of the fun ways you can get out and explore downtown Temple for your next date night. Check out our list of date night ideas!
Order Warm Cups of Coffee At First Street RoastersBack to Top of List
First Street Roasters in downtown Temple is open until 7 PM. Visitors and locals can stop by this local coffee shop for a warm cup of coffee or a specialty drink. Start the date night off right with a caffeine kick and a happy date. Nothing says comfort like a warm drink in hand and a significant other by your side.
I Love You So MatchaBack to Top of List
There is nothing sweeter than a delicious boba tea from Cha Community. With a Valentine's Day menu, strawberry matcha lattes, and strawberries & cream milk drinks, this boba tea shop in downtown Temple has incredible beverages to choose from. Take your date out for a sweet treat from Cha Community.
Explore Food Truck Entrees At The YardBack to Top of List
You can't go wrong with a date night consisting of delicious food. The Yard Food Truck Plaza in downtown Temple gives visitors plenty of cuisine and flavor options. The Yard is near the Santa Fe Market Trail and Mo's Rail Yard Saloon. The outside seating is perfect for a day with warm weather. Choose from various cuisines or sample a menu item from more than one food truck while you are at The Yard. Learn more about each truck and their schedules by visiting theyardtemple.com.
Visit Fire Base Brewing Company For Special Events and Trivia NightsBack to Top of List
Are you and your partner fans of trivia nights, live music, or food trucks? Fire Base Brewing Company is located at 8 S 1st St. This local brewery hosts weekly special events and trivia nights. Enjoy a local, house-made craft beer and a welcoming atmosphere. Plan your next date night around one of the weekly events held at this local brewery.
Pour Your Own Candle at The Wick & BurnBack to Top of List
The Wick & Burn is a new, local business in downtown Temple. Reserve a time to pour your own candle or shop for products and candles you can purchase at the business. Get ready to learn how to craft your own candle and pick out scents you love. Make your candles unique and one-of-a-kind, just like you and your relationship. The Wick & Burn provides the perfect setup for an opportunity to do something creative with your partner.
Have A Laugh At CorkysBack to Top of List
Settle in for some late-night laughs and comedic relief as you catch a comedy show at Corkys. Learn more about upcoming events, comedy shows, and open mic nights by visiting Corkys social media pages. Whether it's a first date or a night off for married couples, you will want to take advantage of the opportunity to have a laugh and a great time with your date.
Explore Exhibits at the Temple Railroad & Heritage MuseumBack to Top of List
For couples who love history and museums, the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum has a few active exhibits you can visit. Enjoy a date walking through years of history as you tour the Santa Fe Depot and learn more about Temple, its history with the railroad, local musicians, and memorabilia from Temple High marching bands, football players, and more. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM, couples can enjoy an afternoon date at this entertaining museum in downtown Temple.
Shop For The Perfect Date Night Gifts and Outfits In Downtown TempleBack to Top of List
One of the most exciting parts about date nights is getting ready and dressed up in a stunning outfit that sometimes takes too long to plan but is always worth it. While on your date, opt for a shopping trip in downtown Temple. You'll be able to pick the perfect outfit for the next date. You may even find some fun antiques, gifts, and food items that you and your date simply must have. Stop by The Hub and Lenna Lane for boutique-style clothes and lovely finds, or shop antiques and relics at Parlour Antiques & Oddities, Relics Antiques, 2nd Street Emporium, Twice Upon A Clothesline, and Darling Decor & More.
Enjoy Dinner At A Local RestaurantBack to Top of List
Want to have a delicious meal for your next date? There are several incredible restaurants in downtown Temple that will leave you and your taste buds satisfied. For pizza lovers, Treno Pizzeria & Taproom's menu offers out-of-this-world flavor combinations and specialty pizzas. Bird Creek Burger Co. has an excellent assortment of burger options if you love American cuisine and gourmet burgers. With garlic parmesan fries and dessert available, you'll make your date very happy choosing this location. For fans of Asian cuisine, there are a few excellent restaurants offering tasty, flavorful, and perfectly delicious menu items. La Dalat Vietnamese, Thai Cafe, Cha Community, and Nami Japanese Steak & Sushi each have unique flavors and entrees that you will surely enjoy.
If you want to treat your date to a fine-dining experience, reserve a table at Cheeves Bros. Steakhouse or Pignetti's. The romantic atmosphere at both locations will show your date that you've put a lot of consideration into making this date romantic and fun.
Purchase Flowers At Precious MemoriesBack to Top of List
What is a proper date without a gorgeous array of flowers? You can buy your own flowers or have your date purchase a bouquet perfect for you. Stop by Precious Memories in downtown Temple to shop their selection of flowers and enjoy this traditional date night gift.
FoxDog Live Music and BrewsBack to Top of List
FoxDog, the local neighborhood beer garden, ha an inviting and fun-filled atmosphere perfect for any date. This local business features outdoor seating and an outdoor stage for various live music events held throughout the month. Plan your date around a FoxDog event or go to enjoy a great time with your partner and an excellent assortment of craft beers, drafts, and ciders.
The Perfect Date For the Perfect PairBack to Top of List
Do you have an idea for the perfect date night in downtown Temple? Tag us with your date night photos @downtowntemple and with the hashtag #DowntownTemple for a chance to have your date night idea and photo featured in the blog, on the website, and in our photo galleries. We can't wait to see all the fun you have on your next date in downtown Temple!