Our 50 Best Boston Date Night Ideas:
Catch a Show at awesome theater such as Calderwood Pavilion
Learn A New Board Game
Go 80’s with a trip to an Arcade
Find a Fireplace to cozy up to
Catch a late night movie
Stare at the stars at a local astronomy open house
Try a new recipe at home
Create your own wine tasting or brewery experience
Splurge on last minute tickets to a concert
Try a cooking class
Visit the Boston Aquarium’s penguins and IMAX
Be adventurous on Indoor Race Tracks at F1
Finally try rock climbing – you can do it!
Try a “southern” style romance with honkytonk and biscuit brunch
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Book a vacation together!
Try black light yoga — most people can’t see you if you stink
Head to a casino and play bingo
Take a beach walk, even in the winter
Take a cycling class and splurge on some fresh fruit smoothies
Make a long mix on Spotify and take an evening drive together, blasting it
Stroll down our favorite street, Memorial Drive in Cambridge
Check out a new cool area of Boston – have you been to the Innovation and Design Building in the Seaport lately? Try Chickadee!
Create a bubble tea “passport” and try and compare them over the course of a week: from China Town to Allston to Kung Fu Tea in Davis Square!
Visit a farmer’s market — indoor, outdoor, yum!
Order delivery from a really fancy place, using Postmates or something like Puritan Trading company or Scoop N Scootery
Visit a local cheese shop with no budget — throw those delicious fig flatbread crackers in the cart, various fruit jams, specialized honey, local cider, and alll the cheese!
Hit up record stores and also estate/yard sales searching for amazing tunes
Plan a day trip to a place 30-90 minutes away. Whether it’s one of our Food Tours such as our Lowell Tours or cool spots around New England, it’ll feel like a longer vacay.
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Comedy Night!! From the Comedy Studio in Somerville to Improv Boston, get your belly laughing.
Escape the room! Whether it’s on your new Alexa or at Boda Borg in Malden, we’re game!
DANCE! Shake your booty around town, and if you need encouragement for the classics check out some dance lessons
Go ring shopping 🙂
Get your booty off Amazon.com and go mall shopping like it’s 1999
Splurge on a tasting menu at a local restaurant – hopefully the chef will say “hi”
Spa it up — we’ve written about salt caves, indoor hot tubs, couples massages, and more!
Try your hand at arts and crafts — take a local class such as glassblowing!
Embrace your inner animal lover at a local zoo (cotton candy optional)
Wander through indoor markets together, from Formaggio to Eataly to Boston Public Market
Indulge in afternoon tea (see our post)
Take a ferry ride — such as to Boston Harbor Islands or Charlestown or even P-Town!
Live that island life, plan a trip to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard
BRUNCH! We love brunch and the word foodie. So there!
Learn how to mix drinks together
Try a Tai Chi class and feel centered together
Host a murder mystery party — costumes and secrets galore!
Hot air balloons? Skydiving? Take your adventure to the skies!
Our Food Tours and Chocolate Tours run weekly year-round and are the best Boston date night activity. Our guides are warm and welcoming, and you’ll discover hidden gems all over the city. Book today at www.offthebeatenpathfoodtours.com and visit the Tour Calendar to pick a date.