Dating is something we all do. But coming up with creative and romantic date ideas while on a millennial budget can be a little bit difficult. That’s why we did all the hard work for you and found nine date ideas around Calgary that are $15 or under. Some of these ideas are literally cheaper than a Netflix subscription. Now, you have no excuse to not ask out that cutie at work.\nCalgary is a gorgeous city and there is so much to do with your date. The problem is that a lot of it costs money, and unfortunately, times are tight.\nBut dating shouldn't be something you have to save up for. All you need is a little imagination, a positive attitude, and at least $15 in the bank.\nFor all you students out there or adults on a budget, we came up with nine amazing date ideas around Calgary that are literally so cheap, you'll wish you had known about them sooner. You may want to bookmark this article because it could be a lifesaver. If anything, these nine suggestions are even great things to do solo.\nNow go have fun exploring the city with your date. And it’s okay, you can thank us later.\nHexagon Board Game Cafe\nPrice: $2.50 per person per hour\nAddress: 1140 Kensington Rd NW #200\nWhy You Need To Go: First dates can be a bit awkward so you may want to keep busy. Hexagon Board Game Cafe will be the perfect place to do just that. For just $2.50 per hour, per person, you can pick from a variety of board games to keep you and your date entertained. \n View this post on Instagram Not only does Freehold's Lacy Saisy Saison pair well at a BBQ or dinner party, it's also great alongside a game of adventure! ⠀ ⠀ Enjoy one now at both our Edmonton and Calgary locations! Even better - get one during Happy Hour, everyday until 6pm! 🍻⠀ ⠀ 📷: @aliciahphoto .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #thehexcafe #HXGN #boardgamecafe #boardgames #bgg #alberta #edmonton #yeg #hexyeg #whyteave #oldstrathcona #yeggers #yeglife #exploreedmonton #yegbusiness #calgary #yyc #hexyyc #kensingtonyyc #yycliving #yyclocal #yycbusiness #capturecalgary #explorealberta #happyhour #freeholdbrewing #freeholdbeer #craftbeer #abbeer #AlbertaByChoice A post shared by The Hexagon Board Game Cafe (@thehexcafe) on Sep 5, 2019 at 1:51pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nVisit Crescent Heights Hill \n\n\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Along Crescent Road Northwest off Centre Street North\nWhy You Need To Go: What’s more romantic than checking out the city skyline at night? This date is totally free and all you’ll need is a car. Drive up to Crescent Heights to the McHugh Buff lookout. If you want, stop by and pick up a snack or two to complement your scenic view. \n View this post on Instagram Long days are over 🌔 . . . . . #yyc #yycnow #yycliving #yycphotographer #yycity #yycphotography #yycphoto #yycphotographers #yycblogger #yyclife #yycbuzz #yyclove #yyctoday #yycinfluencer #explorecanada #explorealberta #tourismalberta #calgary #calgarylife #calgaryalberta #curiocitycalgary #calgaryisbeautiful #calgarybuzz #calgarydowntown #calgaryliving #calgarynow #capturecalgary #tourismcalgary #cityofcalgary #calgaryism A post shared by Manuel Angelo Vargas 🇨🇦🇵🇭 (@manuelangelovargas) on Sep 10, 2019 at 7:21pm PDT\n\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\nCanyon Meadows Cinemas \nPrice: $5 per person \nAddress: 13226 Macleod Trail #110\nWhy You Need To Go: For just $5 per person, you can watch a movie at Canyon Meadows Cinemas. They always have different movies playing which means you and your date will have a wide variety to pick from. Just be sure to check their website for showtimes. \n View this post on Instagram While our lobby is stocked with the finest gourmet concessions, sometimes the classic treats of the Cameo Combo is exactly what you’re looking for! 🥤🍿 Don’t miss this weeks final shows for AFTER THE WEDDING and DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME 🎥 A post shared by Cameo Art House Theatre (@cameoarthouse) on Sep 11, 2019 at 10:47am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nPlay Pinball At Pin-Bar \nPrice: $10 \nWhen: Every Sunday\nAddress: 501 17 Ave SW\nWhy You Need To Go: This pinball-centred bar is seriously epic. On Sundays, you can legit play as much pinball as you want for only $10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a totally fun date idea and you will come in under 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\nNational Bowl\nPrice: Free \nWhen: Every Sunday \nAddress: 341 10 Ave SW\nWhy You Need To Go: You read that right, free bowling! On Sundays from 5 p.m. until closing, bowling is totally free at National Bowl. This is the perfect opportunity to turn your date into friendly competition. Perhaps the loser picks the next date spot? \n View this post on Instagram BOWLING ANYONE? When was the last time you went bowling? A great way to spend time with friends, throw back a few beers and enjoy some delicious food. Every Sunday & Monday evening our @ntnl10 venue has HALF PRICE bowling. Book on the @ntnl10 website or drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions at all. 🎳 . . . . . #yycfood #yyceats #yycliving #calgarystampede #centralbeerdistrict #bowling #yycbowling #yycnow #beerme #yycbuzz #beerdistrict #yycevents #craftbeer #yyceats #calgaryeats #calgaryevents #shoplocalyyc #pubcrawl #entertainmentyyc #yyccommunity #historiccalgary #countrystampede2019 #calgarystampede2019 #largestbeerselection #nightout #patioseason A post shared by Central Beer (@centralbeerdistrict) on May 25, 2019 at 8:08pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nRothney Astrophysical Observatory \nPrice: $20 per car\nWhen: Always \nAddress: 210 Avenue W, Hwy 22 S\nWhy You Need To Go: We know, we know, it’s $5 over budget. But you have to admit that it’s a pretty romantic date! Your $20 entry fee per car goes towards the educational programs at the observatory so it's worth it. When you enter, you can stargaze with your new lover and learn about the universe together. Now that’s a first date to remember. \n View this post on Instagram Great Mensa field trip this evening to the #Rothney observatory. Got this shot of the Milky Way core just rising over the domes as we were leaving. Thanks to all the organizers. It was a great weekend. #mensacanada #mensaAG2018 #astronomy #milkyway A post shared by robinwinsor (@robinwinsor) on Aug 6, 2018 at 1:07am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nAttend A Dance Class\nPrice: $8 per person \nWhen: Every Friday night\nAddress: 3304 33 St NW\nWhy You Need To Go: Every Friday night, Alberta Dancesport holds a wicked dance party from 9:15 p.m. to midnight. The resident DJ will let you dance until you just can’t dance no more. And for only $8 per person, it’s a lot cheaper than going to the club and a lot more intimate. \n View this post on Instagram THIS JUST IN! We have rescheduled our next Salsa Party at @moxies_cdt to February 2! Join us and guest host 5 time World Bachata Champion @haroldrancano ! Come celebrate with us February 2! (this event replaces our January 26 party) See you then! Thank you for the photo @senorabe A post shared by Alberta Dancesport (@alberta_dancesport) on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:54am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nInglewood Bird Sanctuary\nPrice: Free\nAddress: 2425 Ninth Ave SE\nWhy You Need To Go: This completely free activity will allow you and your date to walk around a paved path looking for migratory birds. For over 80 years, 270 species of birds, 21 species of mammals, and 347 species of plants have been known to frequent the area. Make it a game and see who can name the most. \n View this post on Instagram Beautiful morning for a walk in Calgary. A post shared by Doug Scott (@dougorama99) on Jul 27, 2019 at 8:42am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\n\nLucky Putt Mini Golf\nPrice: $9 per person\nAddress: 3851 Manchester Rd SE #107\nWhy You Need To Go: This massive warehouse was converted into a giant mini-golf course with two food trucks. The entire course is adorable and actually spells out “Get Lucky.” Challenge your date to a friendly competition. Loser has to buy $5 at Taiko Canteen.\n View this post on Instagram Happy hump day, Calgary! 👊💙 #GetLucky #TaikoCanteen 📸: @xjennylee A post shared by TAIKO TACO + CANTEEN 🍺🌮🍗⛳️ (@taikocanteen) on Aug 21, 2019 at 11:32am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nThere you have it. The nine most romantic and epic date ideas to do around Calgary for $15 or less. It's time to put yourself out there! \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.