Everyone needs a little date night. But going out to dinner and a movie can get boring. Here are a handful of great date night ideas that happen monthly and sometimes weekly. Pin this post for later. I’ll add to it as I find more great ideas!
Check out Skyline Park at Ponce City Market and bring out your inner child while enjoying small plates at Nine Mile Station.
Cocktails in the Gardens
Atlanta Botanical Gardens – more info.
May – September
6 – 10 p.m.
Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city!
Explore Imaginary Worlds at night, groove to the sounds of Lethal Rhythms DJs, catch a tantalizing chef demo in the Edible Garden, and watch for surprise cultural performances. Every third Thursday, join Science Cafe for a series of fun and lively discussions. Monthly themes and specialty drinks highlight the living sculptures of Imaginary Worlds.
Adults $18.95 | Members FREE
Guest Passes Accepted | Cash Bars
Fernbank After Dark
Fernbank Museum – More info
Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark offers a variety of unique after-hours experiences, including evening access to museum experiences, live music, full bars, tapas menus, films in the giant screen theater, and all-new science demonstrations and encounters. Exclusively for ages 21+, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends, and a fun experience for travelers.
Each month highlights a different science theme and features a variety of fun and immersive programming.
Animal Interactions and Encounters
Georgia Aquarium – more info
Daily – Must have reservations
Go behind the scenes and get face to face with Dolphins and Sea Otters. You’ll get to make them dinner and see how they train. If you’re feeling really brave you can go scuba diving in the Ocean Voyager exhibit with the Giant whale sharks.
Georgia Aquarium – more info
Sips Under the Sea is a unique cocktail party for adults to enjoy Georgia Aquarium after hours with your family, friends or significant other. Imagine having the entire Aquarium to yourself while enjoying cocktails, tapas and live music… all without kids!
Your ticket includes all-access admission to the entire Aquarium including whale sharks, manta rays, penguins, beluga whales, bottlenose dolphins and more! Dress is casual chic.
Create your own etched ‘Sips Under the Sea’ martini glass as a complimentary souvenir, while supplies last.
Party with the Past
Atlanta History Center – More info
*Different location each month
Friday Nights at the HIGH Museum
HIGH Museum – More info
Enjoy half-price museum admission as well as live music, gallery talks and drawings.
Find out if there is a Food Truck event in your area and enjoy dinner on the go. Grab your food and take a walk in the park. Or you can check out the Atlanta Food Truck Park.
Have a fun dinner sampling different foods from the great food trucks in the Atlanta Food Truck park located off of Howell Mill road.
Outdoor Ice Skating
During the winter months there are lots of outdoor ice skating rinks set up all over the city. Bundle up and grab your partner for a fun skate together while you sip on hot chocolate.