15 Seattle Date Night Ideas For $20 Or Less That Aren't Pike Place Market
Of chocolate tours and McDreamy ferry boats! ❤️
Whether you're a die-hard Puget Sounder or are just visiting, your first thought for some cheap date ideas in Seattle probably involves turning to the trusty Pike Place Market. It's amazing, we don't blame you. But that got us thinking: Could there be more to do in Emerald City that won't cost us the prettiest of pennies?
There apparently is. And we promise it's not just a lunch spot where you'll bump into everyone you know.
From private karaoke rooms and $1.99 movies to chocolate tours that'll have you feeling like Willy Wonka in love, we've scoped outthat won't just make you look like you know your city but will also cost under $20. You're welcome!
Go On A Chocolate Tour
Price: $12 per person
When: Every day, various times. You can check available slots here.
Address: Theo Chocolate, 3400 Phinney Ave N., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Watch how chocolate is made + indulge in FREE samples of everything from salted almonds in milk chocolate to peanut butter cups.
Rent A Tandem Bike
Price: $20 for two per hour
Address: Wheel Fun Rentals, 2530 Alki Ave. SW., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: We've all heard about Alki's free and famous bonfire pits. But consider cycling down theon a tandem bike at sunset instead.
Book A Private Karaoke Room
Price: $7 per person/hour
Address: Rock Box, 1603 Nagle Pl., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can put on a concert for your SO in private. Oh, did we mention $2.5 jello shots and $5 sake sangrias during happy hour?
Get Trippy At A Laser Dome Show
Price: $14 per person
Address: Laser Dome at Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Get your groove on as your favorite musician's tunes play to psychedelic lights at the largest circular laser dome in the world! Plus, you can send custom laser messages during.
Work A Two-Seater Pedal Boat Together
Price: $16 for two if you rent before 12 p.m.
Address: Green Lake Boat Rentals, 7351 E. Green Lake Drive North, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You and your boo can define teamwork by taking your boat out for a spin on the city's picturesque.
Share A "Fast" Italian Meal
Price: Less than $20
Address: G.H. Pasta, 2305 6th Ave., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: This "fast pasta" spot has $11 bowls of noodles with loads of shaved, $4 garlic bread, and $7 fried oysters!
Golf, But On A Table
Price: $8 per game
When: Every day, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m
Address: Flatstick Pub, 609 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Challenge each other to a game of mini-golf over(or beer) on tap or try a trademarked game of table-top "Duffleboard" golf.
Feel On Top Of The World At The Wheel
Price: $15 per person
Address: Pier 57 - Miners Landing, 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can kiss to breathtaking views of the city fromat the Pier. You can also clink champagne flutes for an added fee.
Snuggle At An Outdoor Movie
Price: $5 or free
When: June through August
Address: Parks across Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: When the sun isn't too shy in Emerald City, you can watch cinemas under the stars across parks.
Or Pay $1.99 For An Indoor One
When: Days vary. Here's the schedule.
Address: Central Cinema, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can catch classic flicks with plenty of bucks to spare for those popcorn buckets. Here's a list of other where ticket prices won't go into double-digit territory.
Get Spooked At A Haunted Tour
Price: $18 per person
When: Thursday through Monday at 6 p.m.
Address: Spooked In Seattle, 508 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Listen tostories about actual paranormal investigations as you get UNDER the streets of the city.
Sneak Off To A Secluded Viewpoint
Address: Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can explore the, the conservatory which is a plant paradise, and hike up a historic water tower for sweeping views of the skyline.
Eat Takeout By A Trippy Musical Fountain
When: Every day from 4 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Address: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Sit in the mists of a massive fountain thatand dances to the tunes of everything from Beethoven to trance.
Get Your Game On With Pinball
Price: $18 per person
Address: 508 Maynard Ave S., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can play overand arcade games while you guzzle some vintage sodas, local beers, and ciders.
Take McDreamy On A Ferry Boat
Price: $5.65 to $14 per person depending on destination
Address: 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can island-hop, get insane skyline views, catch a romantic sunset from the water, go wine-tasting or just snuggle aboard one of.
While you may have to pay for several of these, don't let anyone tell you Seattle has nothing free to do. It does. Here's an.