5 First Date Ideas That Aren’t Dinner and a Movie

5 First Date Ideas That Aren’t Dinner and a Movie

December 16, 2016

The first date is all about getting to know someone new, and how a first date goes often determines the whether a relationship has a future. Don’t be nervous though, first dates are meant to be fun! If you’re trying to stray away from the usual dinner and a movie routine, here are a few ideas for what to do on a first date:

1. Take a Dancing Lesson

Take a Dancing Lesson

Don’t know how to dance? No problem. Learning something new together will undoubtedly make for an unforgettable experience.

2. Check out a Speakeasy


Oftentimes speakeasies will have specialty cocktails and will feature live, jazz music. The ambience makes for a truly unique experience.

3. Compete at a Bar Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Trivia nights can be a lot of fun and set the stage for many laugh-out-loud moments. You might even win and get to share a prize at the end!

4. Go Wine-Tasting


A little wine and some scenery can make for a seriously romantic first date. Compare what you like and don’t like while learning to drink vino like a pro.

5. Make a Trip to the Aquarium


You loved going to the aquarium as a kid, and the charm of a dimly-lit aquarium has not gone away. It’s romantic, educational, and definitely memorable.