Whether you just started dating someone, you’re already married, or in a committed relationship bonding is a great way to build a better foundation for your relationship. Spicing your dates doesn’t have to come at s high cost. You can find free and cheaper alternatives other than ‘NETFLIX’.
What is your idea of a romantic evening? Well, let’s see about the most fun, romantic and adorable ideas for date nights on a budget.
Fun Date Ideas That Are Free
Cook-off at home
The way to man’s heart is his stomach, ain’t that right? You don’t even have to go to the supermarket. Use whatever you have in both of your kitchens. Try planning separate menus and compete for who has the best dish. Try to make it unusual and cook things you haven’t done before. It makes it much more fun especially if none of you can cook.
Have a Beach Day
I love the beach. Beaches are a great romantic spot to chat, relax and make out. You can opt to play some fun beach games or even surfing if you know-how. Living in certain areas may hinder this, so you probably won’t have that choice. You can try other great options like the lakes and rivers.
If you don’t have a bike you can rent one. Find the nearest bike shop and get on riding around town. If you choose to rent one in the city, more likely you will have a limit to the amount of time and distance on the bike.
Museums or Zoos
Some Museums and Zoos have a free pass day some may have discounted prices on a particular day. Check to see which days your local zoo have their freebies, and make the best of it.
Hiking is a great way to exercise and clear the mind. You can find a hiking trail that’s convenient to you, pack some bottles of water and snacks and head out. It’s preferable to do this in the early morning so you can see the beautiful morning sunrise.
Plan a Game Night
Cards of Humanity, Truth or Dare, Monopoly, or Bingo are some great game ideas for a fun date night. Unless you wanted something more steamy and romantic then that’s on a different level and you can grab The Ultimate Games for Couple.
Be a Tourist for the Day
Take a drive out to see new places and visiting landmarks. Try a different state or town that’s close to you. I’m sure there are many free site-seeing areas.
Plan a DIY project
If you don’t already have a project you’ve been putting off forever, you can design an awesome D.I.Y project that you can do with the resources at home. If not, maybe a trip to the dollar store will help. Ideas could include Pillow Making, Making Picture Frames, or Painting, etc. whatever floats your boat.
Yes! Steamy, this is the cheapest way for a spa treatment. What better way to enjoy a nice back rub? In your own privacy of your home on your bed with candle lights and the oils or lotions to rub down each other’s smooth skin. How romantic. Purchase at-home massage kit her.
Do a Scavenger Hunt
We all know about these boring scavenger hunts where you hunt for dumb things. However, you and your partner could create your own scavenger hunt and explore the city.
How exciting lol Just browsing through the mall holding hands and looking at stuff you wish you could have. Sounds pathetic, but it can actually be fun, depending on how fun you are.
Have a Picnic
Having a Picnic can be so much fun. Make your own food to bring, like chicken, sandwiches, chips and of course wine :). You can also play with your pets, fly a kite, play some sports, or frisbee.
Coffee and Desert Date
Yum! This can be free and this can be just at a low cost. Use what you have at home or head to your local grocery store to find dessert really! really! Cheap. Head to your local park and have a coffee and desert date, if not try the coffee shop.
Attend Free Events
Check your local listing, and you will find tons of upcoming free events such as concerts, conferences/conventions, and cookouts.
I like volunteering. It’s a great way to give back to your community. Why not do volunteer work with your partner. If you love dogs, you can do so at an animal shelter. You also can join a beach cleanup program or feed the homeless program.
Camping on a campground may cost you. You might need gas, food, camping gear, payment for camping fees, and the possibility of getting eaten by a bear and chewed alive by mosquitos. But who says you have to leave your house to camp, heck you can do that in your own backyard. Unless you live somewhere in New York or LA then hell no. But on a serious note, fix up a tent, make a bonfire, and roast up some marshmallows. I like the idea of camping it’s a great way to bond.
Find a nice scenic spot that is available in the night and bring your blanket a bottle of wine and make out underneath the stars. If you want to do more you can have dinner underneath the stars. How romantic is that?
Play Video Games
If you have a console that would be great. You can spend the night playing a list of video games you enjoy by competing with each other.
Play Water War
You can dress up in your swimwear, get some drinks and poolside snacks and play water war with squirting guns in your own backyard or even at a public pool. If you have your own pool at home that is even better.
Play Outdoor Sports and Games
Do you like the game ‘pool’? Then you have a date. If your partner doesn’t know how to play pool it’s even more fun teaching them. There are other options as well to play sporting games on a nice sunny day.
Let us know your favorite date ideas. We would love to hear.