Dallas is a vibrant city that offers couples a wide range of date night options. If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for a fun, unique idea for a date to keep things interesting with your partner. So I thought I would put together a list of ideas to refer back to when I’m planning our next date!

25 date ideas in Dallas that aren’t your typical dinner out 

  1. Go for a hike or bike ride in Klyde Warren Park.

  2. Visit the Dallas Museum of Art on a free admission day.

  3. Check out the Bishop Arts District for a lively and eclectic atmosphere.

  4. Take a walk through the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

  5. Enjoy live music at The Free Man Cajun Cafe & Lounge.

  6. Go on a picnic at the Dallas Farmers Market.

  7. Explore the art galleries at the Dallas Design District.

  8. Visit the Dallas World Aquarium during discounted hours.

  9. Stroll through the Katy Trail and grab some ice cream at nearby shops.

  10. Attend a free movie screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

  11. Play some board games or enjoy trivia night at a local coffee shop.

  12. Explore the outdoor sculptures at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

  13. Go for a sunset paddleboat ride at White Rock Lake.

  14. Take a cooking class at Central Market.

  15. Enjoy a sunset picnic at Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

  16. Explore the local food trucks at Klyde Warren Park.

  17. Attend a free concert at Levitt Pavilion.

  18. Visit the Dallas Farmers Market and try samples from local vendors.

  19. Go on a self-guided art walk in Deep Ellum.

  20. Stargaze at Cedar Hill State Park.

  21. Attend a free dance lesson at a local studio.

  22. Explore the Dallas Zoo during discounted hours.

  23. Check out a local brewery or winery for a tasting.

  24. Visit the Dallas Public Library for a free book club or author reading.

  25. Attend a free yoga class at a local studio.

Many of these ideas work well for a family day out, but consider changing things up with your partner by exploring new places, hobbies, and activities as a couple. 

Find a family member to babysit or offer to swap childcare for a night with a friend-couple so they can enjoy some alone time, too!  

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March 9, 2023

25 Unique Date Ideas In Dallas