Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we can all agree that chocolates and roses are a little played out. Fortunately for people living in the Bay Area, there are a host of amazing date ideas all around us. Take a break from the dinner and a movie routine with these one of a kind nights on the town!
Go To An Authentic Speakeasy
If you and your date love a good theme, then look no further than the Wilson & Wilson Detective Agency. This speakeasy bar has a moody ambience that will set the perfect tone for your date night, and whisky lovers will be thrilled with their selection. Make sure to get reservations for this trendy SF haunt!
(PC: Yelp- Jay S.)
Hit The Drive In
Want a classic date night idea? The West Wind Drive-in has locations in both Concord and San Jose, making it easy to take your movie night up to the next level. Bring your own snacks and blankets and make your car your own perfect private viewing room for two!
(PC: Instagram- @westwindiandpm)
Get Your Hulk Smash On
Maybe the lovey-dovey stuff isn’t your thing. Date night will undoubtedly be a smash at Break Stuff. Grab a mallet and go to town: break different items offered by the staff (or even your own things!) as you jam out to your own choice in playlists. Talk about a one of a kind first date!
(PC: Instagram- @breakstuff_bayarea)
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
If you have a love for the sweeter things in life, Powell’s Sweet Shoppe is the spot for you. This Willy Wonka-approved date night has all the different kinds of treats you could hope for, from candy to gelato to fun retro toys. After you’ve gathered up all your sweets, take a leisurely stroll through town!
(PC: Yelp- Andrew F.)
Take A Cooking Class
A cooking class is a fantastic idea for an intimate date night. You and your partner can have fun learning new skills that you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come! Try out a new flavor for a brand new experience for you both!
(PC: Kitchen On Fire)