We’ve all had that awkward/annoying conversation with someone about where to go for a date that usually just results in “want to just go see a movie?” or “watch Netflix at my place?” Well we are here to save you from the standard dinner and a movie dating slump. Getting to know someone or keeping a flame alive isn’t easy…especially if all you’re doing is Netflix and chilling.
Luckily there’s a ton of things to do for any couple, whether you just started dating or you’re going on year 5 together, these date ideas will have you up and out of your seat to experience things that you can really connect and have a great time with.
1. Get Air at a Trampoline Park
Jump around and get a good workout in at this indoor trampoline park with your significant other.
Located on Barrington Street, with 8 different rooms to escape from, you could have a lot of fun working together to escape or have a harder time trying to escape your date…
Play all of your fave board games against your date, they even have cards against humanity if you want your date to get extra interesting.
Do an informal wine tasting in a romantic setting and you can even catch live Jazz bands.
Get the real Nova Scotian experience touring the historical style Keith’s Brewery.
6. Ghost Walk
You might get so scared you’ll hold on to each other…
A good way to get to know your date, and Halifax.
8. Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market
Take a stroll with your date to grab a coffee and some local eats, doesn’t matter if they’re picky either, there’s something at the market for everyone.
Still just as fun to do as an adult, make some scientific discoveries with your date when the new Discovery Centre opens in February.
10. See a play at the Neptune Theatre
There’s an awesome theatre scene in Halifax, and the Neptune Theatre on Argyle Street is a great place to see a show! Tickets to the musical Once are on sale now, click here for tickets.
11. Go Skating
You can rent skates for free at the Emera Oval or check out a weekly skate at the Scotiabank Centre.
If you and your date have a competitive side, bowling is the perfect date for you
13. Go for a hike at Duncan’s cove
This beautiful hiking spot is loved by many because of it’s romantic scenery. Catch a sunset and you may just fall in love…with Duncan’s Cove of course.
14. Go Camping
All national parks are free in 2017 for Canada’s 150th anniversary!
15. Walk on the waterfront
You can’t go wrong with a walk on the beautiful Halifax waterfront.
16. Moosehead’s Game
Check out Halifax’s favourite sports team together, maybe you’ll get caught on the kiss cam.
17. Putting Edge Mini Golf
Take your date to the newly renovated glow-in-the-dark mini putt course, make sure to wear white so your date can see you!
18. Throw Some Axe’s At The Timber Lounge
Grab a beer and throw an axe (hopefully not at your date) at Halifax’s new premier indoor axe throwing facility.