We’ve all been at the point in your relationship when you seem to go on the same date over and over again. While they’re really fun and you enjoy them, sometimes you just want a few unique and cute date ideas to liven things up and try something new. You want to get out of your comfort zone and do something sweet and special.
It’s not unusual for you to feel like your dates are falling a little short of interesting. It doesn’t mean that your boo is boring, it just means that your dates are falling a little flat and you need something new to spice things up again.
Why should you try new dates?
Some may say, “Don’t fix what isn’t broken,” but that’s not what this is about. You’re not fixing something, you’re simply upgrading it. You’re making it better than it already is by adding new and fun things into your normal routine.
You should always try to improve in your love life even if you think it’s perfect. Why? Because boredom is something that can ruin perfectly good relationships.
And introducing new things into your normal dating life will help you and your significant other bond more closely and intensify your intimate relationship. [Read: 33 awesome date ideas every couple should try]
Here are some cute date ideas you have to try
With all that being said, it’s not easy to think up new and fun date ideas that are romantic and cute. Some people just get stumped and aren’t sure how to fabricate a cute evening for their significant other.
That’s okay! Many people have no idea how to stray from their norm and create new dates. That’s why we’re here! These cute date ideas will leave your loved one excited, happy, and feeling all those romantic feelings.
#1 Horse-drawn carriage. ‘Tis the season for walking outside and going for a nice ride in a horse-drawn carriage as a date. Not only is this really adorable, but it’s something that you don’t get to do very often. And you can easily talk, sit really close, and even whisper sweet nothings in each other’s ears. You’ll definitely want to put this on your cute date ideas list. [Read: Top 50 amazing first date ideas to wow your date]
#2 Painting night. Whether you’re creative and artistic or not, this will be a really fun and cute date idea for you and your significant other. Go to the store and grab a couple canvases, load up on some acrylic paint and brushes, and set it all up for a night of painting.
Pour some wine, face each other, and attempt to do your best at painting the other person. Then show each other the result at the end and laugh with each other. Not only is this relaxing, but it’s great to see what your partner sees in you and can translate on paper. [Read: Dating an artsy girl – 15 passionate reasons why they’re so awesome]
#3 Blanket fort and a movie. I don’t think anyone has ever been disappointed in a date night that involves a blanket for and a great movie. It’s also really cheap *free* and a perfect place to get cozy together. All you have to do is set it all up and enjoy a night in a seemingly foreign place together. You can even make little snacks to bring in.
#4 Paintballing. On the flip side of a nice cozy movie night, paintballing is a great date idea. It may not seem “cute” at first, but trust me when I say it is. When you go paintballing and you’re on the same team as your significant other, you have to work together in order to defeat the enemy. And when you do, it’s amazing… and you feel more connected than ever.
#5 Volunteer somewhere. This isn’t just a really cute date idea, but it’s also very helpful to those in need. Volunteering at your local shelter can shed some light on situations you may not be familiar with and can help you appreciate each other more knowing all that you have. [Read: 20 fun and unconventional date ideas you can try]
#6 Late night lake swim. This isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’re the adventurous type and don’t mind getting a little dirty, then this is the cute date idea for you. If the moon is shining bright, rip off those clothes and go for a late night swim. Basking in each other’s company during the sweet serenity of the night is more adorable than you might think.
#7 People watching at an airport/train station/mall, etc. How many of you have ever people watched on purpose… and not because you were waiting to board a plane/train/etc.? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on one of the best cute date ideas.
Grab some food and go sit at your local transportation place or a mall and just watch people. Point out those you find interesting and create your own backstory for them. This is a really fun way to enjoy each other’s company and get creative.
#8 Drive-in movie date. Going to the movies is probably your dating norm. Instead, you can go to a drive-in movie if there’s one near you! You can borrow a truck if you don’t have one, load up the back with all the blankets you can muster up, and cuddle really close while watching a great movie in the fresh air. [Read: Top 10 fun and romantic summer date ideas]
#9 The zoo. When’s the last time you went to the zoo with your significant other? I know we usually go to the zoo with small children in order to show them the cute animals, but going as an adult and truly enjoying the animals in all their glory is something different and should be experienced with that someone special.
#10 Build a snowman. If you have snow outside, then you should skip the movie night with hot cocoa inside and get your butt out there with your significant other and build an adorable snowman. Instead of making one together, you can turn things up a notch and have a competition on who can make the best snowman. Post them online and have your friends vote.
#11 Trivia night. If a local bar or restaurant has trivia night, go there and have fun! Don’t just sit and observe while you eat dinner… actively participate. You can be on the same team or you can be on opposing teams and whoever scores the lowest has to pay for the meal. [Read: 13 naughty date ideas to add a sexy sizzle to love]
#12 Pretending not to know each other. If you’ve never tried this, it’s one of those really cute date ideas that’ll also be really fun. All you have to do is go out to a bar and arrive separately. Then pretend to pick each other up using pickup lines you think would really have worked back when you first met. It’ll re-spark that flame and you’ll be in for a great night. [Read: 15 effortlessly sexy role playing ideas for the shy]
#13 Write a fictional story together. If you’re creative – and even if you’re not – sit down together and write up a fictional story together. You can brainstorm ideas and characters and then write it together. Or, you can also not say anything about your ideas and each write one sentence and go back and forth until you have a “finished” piece and then laugh at the mayhem.
#14 Relive your first date. Think back to the very first date you went on and relive it completely. If you can even remember the outfits you both wore, wear them! Try to bring back all of the same conversation topics and see who remembers the first date the most. [Read: 25 really romantic ideas to make your lover melt]
#15 Game night. Game nights are always fun and are definitely cute date ideas. Bring out your favorite board games from your childhood and see who’s the best at them. Bonding over a game that brings back such great memories makes even better ones with your significant other.
[Read: 18 tips to fall in love slowly like you’re in a fairy tale]
If you’re always repeating the same dates over and over again, things can get pretty boring. With these cute date ideas, you’ll have fun and feel a closer bond with your significant other.
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