Dating can be super intimidating. Between asking the person out and finding something to do, there is a lot of pressure. To make your life a bit easier, we came up with a list of 7 fun date ideas in Calgary that aren’t just the stereotypical dinner and drinks. From friendly competitions to intimate settings, these date ideas have you covered.\nCalgary has some amazing spots for food and drinks. But if you’re going on a first date, why not make a good impression by switching things up a bit? Calgary is buzzing with fun things to do that don’t involve hitting up the same restaurant over and over again.\nBefore you go on that next date, read on to see all the fun things you can do. Now all you have to do is ask out the right person. Sadly, we can’t do that part for you.\nCalgary Zoo \nAddress: 210 St. George’s Dr. N.E, \nWhy You Need To Go: Grab your partner and head to the zoo. You can see the most adorable animals ever and learn a thing or two while doing it. The zoo is especially fun during the holiday season.\n View this post on Instagram It's #TongueOutTuesday and today we have Sarma the Amur tiger giving us the teeniest of little bleps 👅🐯 If you've ever received a loving lick from your feline you know that their tongues feel like rough sandpaper! All feline tongues are covered with tiny barbs that are used to help groom their coats, working like a comb. They don't only use their tongue to help keep clean though, they also use it to help regulate their body temperatures - fluffing up their fur in the winter & wetting it down to stay cool in the summer! ❄️☀️💦 A post shared by The Calgary Zoo (@thecalgaryzoo) on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:22pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nBowling at the National \nAddress: 341 10 Ave. S.W.\nWhy You Need To Go: Bowling in a bar is the perfect atmosphere for a date. Nothing is more fun than a little friendly competition. Perhaps the loser has to choose the next date idea?\n View this post on Instagram 🚨 Date Night Insiders Complimentary event - Bowling & 🍻’s is happening September 16th at YYC's fav spot to bowl in the inner city. 🎳 @ntnl10 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This is a fantastic event to hop on it you fancy, networking, socializing, and just having a GOOD TIME with date enthusiasts, like you. 🎉⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Become an Insider today - link in bio **limited spots remain** A post shared by Date Night (@datenightyyc) on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:30am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nPinBar\nAddress: 501 17 Ave SW\nWhy You Need To Go: Yeah, it’s a bar, but it’s also so much more than that. For only $10 on Sundays, you and your date can play all the pinball you could want. This is perfect if you are trying to go out on a budget. \n View this post on Instagram I suck at pinball, but at least it looks cool at @pinbaryyc. (Pic by @melissabuzan) A post shared by Jordan Kanygin (@jkany) on Oct 28, 2018 at 6:58pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nMini Golf \nAddress: 3851 Manchester Rd SE #107\nWhy You Need To Go: Lucky Putt Mini Golf should be on your radar as a must-do date activity. The adorable course spells out “Get Lucky” and it is surprisingly challenging. Plus, they have $5 tacos. \n View this post on Instagram A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. “If you don’t know, now you know.” @taikocanteen @evolution_general A post shared by Aaron Bruce (@aaronbruce_) on Sep 30, 2019 at 8:16pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nFlying Squirrel\nAddress: 105, 572 Aero Dr. N.E.\nWhy You Need To Go: This indoor trampoline park is epic and isn’t just for kids. The young at heart can enjoy the foam pit, rope swings, obstacle courses, and the mega trampolines. Every Friday and Saturday there is a live DJ to make things even more fun.\n View this post on Instagram Flying squirrel on Wednesday. Super fun time👌 (instagram still being dumb and tagging people is hard...sorry boys) • • • #flyingsquirrel #parkour #freeunning #breathpk #myjiyoshoes #breathepkcalgary #apk #americanparkour #podiboys #podi #parkourgym #legday #dontskiplegday #swinging #jumpstagram #parkourtraining #flipstagram #fightthefig #frontflip #fitness #activeliving #movementculture #movement A post shared by Mike Theriault (@podi.maiku) on Jun 9, 2017 at 8:52pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nPlay Board Games \nAddress: 1140 Kensington Rd NW #200\nWhy You Need To Go: Hexagon Board Game Cafe is one of the best board game spots in Calgary. You can challenge your partner to literally hundreds of games. If this is a group date, this spot is even better.\n View this post on Instagram #WEEKENDREPOST⠀ ✖️⠀ Enjoy your Sunday with letters 🔠 and lattes ☕!⠀ ⠀ If you like word games and need a Scrabble alternative, try Letter Tycoon! This Mensa Select Winner is like a mix of Monopoly and Scrabble. Buy letter patents and cash in whenever someones uses your letter in their word. Build words, buy letters, and build your alphabet empire!⠀ ⠀ 📷: @chels.morley⠀ ✖️⠀ Tag us in your photos for a chance to be featured!⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #thehexcafe #HXGN #boardgamecafe #boardgames #bgg #alberta #edmonton #yeg #hexyeg #whyteave #oldstrathcona #yeggers #yeglocal #yeglife #exploreedmonton #yegbusiness #calgary #yyc #hexyyc #kensingtonyyc #yycnow #yycliving #yyclocal #yyctoday #yycbusiness #capturecalgary #explorealberta #LetterTycoon #wordgames A post shared by The Hexagon Board Game Cafe (@thehexcafe) on Sep 1, 2019 at 12:43pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nHit Up a Classic Bakery \nWhy You Need To Go: Drinks may be overrated, but baked goods never are. Calgary has some pretty epic bakeries and they are waiting to be explored. We suggest you pick your fav spot and let your date pick the other. What better way to spend quality time than with a dozen donuts?\n View this post on Instagram Celebrating #nationaldonutday with @prettysweetyyc 🍬 A post shared by Scotia Lynne (@scotialynne) on Jun 2, 2017 at 12:44pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nWhether this is your first date or not, these refreshing ideas are sure to keep things interesting. \n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.