There are tons of things to do in Tampa during the fall, including cute date ideas for couples. You can try everything from drive-in movies to sunset kayak tours.
If you're looking for romantic date ideas in Tampa, choose one of these seven fall outings!
Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch
Price: Free entry
When: Oct. 8 through Oct. 30, weekdays from noon to 8 p.m, weekends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 1509 W. Swann Ave. Suite 225 in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: Pick out a pumpkin with your S/O at the Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch this October. Enjoy the fall air while you stroll through the patch, then carve a jack-o-lantern when you get home.
Posies Flower Truck Popup
Price: Contact Posies here for pricing
When: Sept. 28, 2019
Address: 1509 W. Swann Ave. Suite 225 at Hyde Park Village in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: Posies' traveling flower truck will be parked at Hyde Park Village Fall Festival in September! Design your own beautiful bouquet of sunflowers and zinnias and explore the festival.
Handmade Pasta Class
When: Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Address: 13974 W. Hillsborough Ave. at AJ's Kitchen Drawer in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: Make handmade pasta as a couple! In this fall class, participants will learn how to make Lemon and Arugula Salad, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, Sauteed Haricots Verts & Carrots, and Tiramisu.
Funlan Swap Shop Drive-In Movie Theater
Price: $7 for adults
Hours: 8:15 p.m. onward, every night of the year
Address: 2302 E. Hillsborough Blvd. in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: Create old-school romance at a drive-in movie. Bring a blanket and pillows and watch a film from your car at Funlan Swap Shop for less than a regular movie ticket. Pets are welcome!
The Florida Aquarium
Price: $25-$30 for general admission
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 701 Channelside Dr. in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: You can interact with beautiful sea creatures like sharks, otters, sea turtles, and more at the Florida Aquarium. Witness beautiful glowing moon jellyfish at the latest Moon Bay exhibit.
USF Botanical Garden
Price: $5 for adults
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Address: 4202 E. Fowler Ave. in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: The University of South Florida has a breathtaking botanical garden perfect for nature-lovers. You can admire blooms of tropical flowers or stroll through the butterfly garden for a whimsical touch.
Tampa Bay Clear Kayak Sunset Tour
Price: $55 per person
Hours: two-hour tour at sunset
Address: 1 Collany Rd. in Tierra Verde
Why You Need To Go: This clear kayaking tour with Get Up and Go Kayaking explores Tamba Bay and Shell Key. Guests may spot manatees, mangroves, and starfish on the tour. Go at sunset for romantic views.
Pick your favorite fall outing from the list and make it a date!
For more cute fall date ideas, check out this article on a free cupcake festival this fall in Tampa.