When date nights come to mind, we usually think of going to a fancy restaurant under candlelight. While we do love going out to dinner, it can get old pretty fast. If you're looking to surprise your lover, you've come to the right place. We've come up with date night spots in Phoenix that'll make you feel like you're in a Hallmark movie. 

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Price: Price varies depending on the day

Address: 715 East Covey Lane, Suite 100, Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Why you should go: You can enjoy sunset or sunrise views over the Sonoran desert. When you're done, you can sip on some prickly pear mimosas.


French Baquette Cooking Class 

Price: From $69 per person

Address: Phoenix, Arizona (address will be provided upon booking)

Why you should go: You and your SO will get hands-on experience making your own homemade French baguettes. There's nothing more romantic than taking a cooking class with your love.


Desert Botanical Gardens

Price: $24.95 - $29.95 per adult person

Address: 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona 85008

Why you should go: The beautiful lush gardens are the perfect backdrop for romantic evening strolls and pictures.


Phoenix Zoo Lights

Price: $19.95 per person on peak nights, or $14.95 per person on value nights.

When: November 27, 2019 - January 19, 2020

Address: 455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, Arizona 85008

Why you should go: You can see specific parts of the zoo light up with wildly festive lights. Hold hands, sip hot cocoa and have a great night out with your SO.


CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink 

Price: $15 per person

When: November 23 - December 16

Address: 1 Washington St #300, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Why you should go: Nothing is better than skating on ice and drinking hot cocoa. You can go to the tree light ceremony too.


Downtown Donut Festival

Price: $8 - $10 per person

When: November 17

Address: Margaret T. Hance Park | 67 W Culver St, Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Why you should go: You and your hunny can indulge in some sweet treats. Donuts are the perfect cheat day sweet and there will even be savory donuts too.


The Melting Pot

Price: 💸💸💸

Address: 3626 E Ray Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85044

Why you should go: This fondue restaurant is literally what dreams are made of. Cheese and chocolate are some of the options you can dip your food into. Yum.


Gondola Ride

Price: $10 per person

Address: 7500 East Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

Why you should go: This sunset gondola ride will make you feel like you're in Venice. After a nice dinner, you can enjoy beautiful sunset views on the water.


Desert Belle Cruise

Price: Price starts at $23 per adult person

Address: 14011 N Bush Hwy, Mesa, Arizona 85215

Why you should go: On Wednesdays, you can go on a sunset wine cruise. You'll be able to sip on your favorite boozy drink while cruising along Saguaro Lake.


Horseback Riding

Price: Prices start at $55 per person for a 1-hour ride

Address: 13020 N. Bush Highway, Mesa Arizona 85215

Why you should go: You can start your romantic getaway with an "Old West" styled horseback ride tour. It's a great way to experience the desert, mountains, and river all in one trip.


Paint & Drink Wine

Price: $29 - $55 per person

Address: 1001 N 3rd Ave Suite 7, Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Why you should go: You and your SO can spend your night painting and sip on your favorite glasses of wine. Even if you aren't an artist, it's a great way to wind down and enjoy each other's company.


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