Fun double dating ideas
Plan a date around it, and soak in both the music and the summer rays.
This is the classic dinner and a movie date with a (free) twist! Bowling is always a fun night out, and if you go during the week you can find somewhere to do it super cheap. Go to a local park and rent a canoe or paddleboards. You’ll have fun conversations and learn a lot about your partner’s business sense while doing it. I used a version of this tutorial to turn a junky 80’s coffee table into a beautiful beachy one, and it was a simple, fun project to do with another person. Volunteer at the Humane Society together and play with dogs that need extra love. This is not necessarily a cheap date, but a very cheap weekend away: my DNR rents cabins in state parks for just a night and they are new on the inside and have real beds, a table, and a fire pit outside. Go for a walk downtown together on a Friday or Saturday night. Join a rec league and play on the same team together. Find a coffeehouse that has live music and go there for a night. Skates that are worn a lot are a lot “softer” and your feet won’t hurt right away like they will with skates you haven’t worn in a year. Find out the free or reduced-price days to go to your local planetarium or museum. You can get competitive and play each other or make friends by playing as a team against other couples. Tip: if you don’t skate a lot find a rink where you can rent skates for a few bucks, even if you have them. You can go to any bar and spend the whole night for very little money.
You don’t have to buy anything, it’s fun to look around at antiques and nostalgic products from the 90’s. If you do find things at the flea market/thrift store, you can fix them up together. This works with a community garden or a regular park as well.