15 Halifax Date Ideas Under $25 That Are Perfect To Do This Fall

Glow-in-the-dark mini golf, a seriously scary haunted house, and more!
People on a date in an orchard. Right: People kissing in a field.
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People on a date in an orchard. Right: People kissing in a field.

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Now that we've finally said goodbye to summer, it's time to start enjoying everything that fall has to offer! Autumn is the perfect time to go on a date in Halifax, even if you're on a tight budget. To help you plan your next date, we've gathered up 15 Halifax date ideas for $15 or less that you can enjoy together this fall.

There are plenty of seasonal activities to enjoy for super cheap. So, put on your sweater and enjoy views of the colourful leaves while you're at a pumpkin patch, apple picking, or getting lost in a corn maze. Not only are these dates super fun, but you can take some adorable photos together, too!

In the fall, we all can't help but get excited for Halloween, so why not get scared together at a haunted house? Or, another fun fall date night could involve a drive-in and watching a horror movie under the stars.

It's time to start planning your next date night! Here are 15 Halifax date ideas you have to try this autumn:

Watch A Movie At A Drive-In

When: Until the end of September

Address: 5934 Hwy. 1, Cambridge, NS

Why You Need To Go: Watching a movie under the stars at a drive-in feels extra romantic.

Go For A Fall Hike At The Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail

Price: Free

Address: Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail, 2890 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Timberlea, NS

Why You Need To Go: Spend the day hiking and enjoy views of the colourful fall leaves.

Treat Them To A Dessert At Taiyaki

Address: 2009 Brunswick St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: The two of you will enjoy the sugar rush from this edible goodness filled with delicious soft-serve ice cream. Plus, all their items look just a delectable.

Play Glow-In-The-Dark Mini Golf At Putting Edge

Price: $14 per person (payment is only available by card)

Address: Putting Edge, 182 Chain Lake Dr., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: Challenge your date to see who can get a hole-in-one!

Play Board Games At The Board Room Game Café

Price: $6 per adult as a stay-and-play fee

Address: The Board Room Game Café, 1256 Barrington St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: They have over 500 board games you can try.

Try Rock Climbing At Seven Bays Bouldering

Price: $21 per adult

Address: Seven Bays Bouldering, 2019 Gottingen St., Halifax,

Why You Need To Go: Rock climbing is a fantastic date for people who want to try something new.

Play Pinball & Arcade Games At Silverball Games

Price: Varies per game

Address: Silverball Games, 50 Saint Margaret's Bay Rd., Halifax

Why You Need To Go: See who can get the highest score at this retro arcade spot.

Get Scared At A Haunted House

When: Throughout October

Address: 2 Ochterloney St., Dartmouth, NS

Why You Need To Go: Fear The Darkness Haunted House is said to scare even the toughest of people.

Explore Nocturne

Price: Free entry

When: TBD, usually mid-October

Address: Downtown Dartmouth and downtown Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: Have fun exploring this night event where there will be plenty of unique art installations to discover.

Pick Apples & Pumpkins

Price: Pay for what you pick

Address: Noggins Corner Farm Market, 10009 Hwy. 1 Greenwich, NS

Why You Need To Go: Apple picking and visiting a pumpkin patch are two classic fall dates that you have to try.

Visit A Wine Bar

Price: A glass of wine starts at $9

Address: Obladee, 1600 Barrington St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: Spend the night talking while enjoying a glass of wine at this amazing bar.

Watch A Show At The Theatre

Price: Various deals available

When: The first Tuesday night of every show

Address: Neptune Theatre, 1593 Argyle St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: Representations vary according to season but, in the past, Pleasureville, Between Breaths, and Peter Pan have been featured.

Go Skating Together

Price: Free

Address: Emera Oval, 5775 Cogswell St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: At the Emera Oval, you can borrow inline or roller skates and helmets, and spend the afternoon skating.

Laugh At A Comedy Show

Price: $5+ per adult

Address: Yuk Yuk's Halifax Comedy Club, 1181 Hollis St., Halifax, NS

Why You Need To Go: Most Wednesday nights, you can watch a comedy show from just $4.36 a person.

Get Lost Together In A Corn Maze

Price: $15 a person

Address: RiverBreeze Farms, 660 Onslow Rd., Truro, NS

Why You Need To Go: The two of you will have so much fun trying to escape this 12-acre corn maze.

These prices are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time. Taxes and fees may not be included.

Stephanie White
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