30 Date Night Destinations in Toledo


 

Date Night!! The two words every couple looks forward to, especially those with kids. It means a night away from the kiddos, to reconnect with your spouse, to remember why you fell in love in the first place. It is easy to get caught up in the responsibilities of adulthood & parenthood. That is why it is so important that you step away from it all for a few hours and have some fun, remember fun, that thing you did before you had a job, mortgage, kids, you know, before you had major responsibilities!?

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Here are some FUN Date Night destinations you and your significant other are certain to enjoy: (click on each to be redirected to their website for more info)

  1. Bird’s Eye View Circus (Circus class)
  2. 3rd Thursday Loop
  3. Cleland’s Outdoor World (Shooting Range/Archery)
  4. Maumee Indoor Theatre (only $3.75)
  5. Ritter Planetarium (Romance under the Stars)
  6. Black Cloister Brewing Company (Thursday Trivia)
  7. Dance Class
  8. Murder Mystery Dinner Train
  9. The Art Supply Depot (Paint Pottery)
  10. Trapped Toledo
  11. Uncork the Artist (Paint Canvases together & sip on some wine, romantic!!)
  12. Copper Moon Studio and Gallery (create your own fused glass piece)
  13. Fox Meadow Farm (Horseback Riding Lessons…every Knight in shining Armor should know how to ride a horse)
  14. Clayful Art (paint pottery)
  15. Degage Jazz Café Cooking Classes
  16. Gathered Glassblowing Studio (glassblowing workshops & events)
  17. The Adventure Park (Zip lining….seasonal, starts in the Spring, book it now!)
  18. Element 112 Wednesday Wine & Dine (Half off bottles of wine)
  19. Planet Rock (Rock Climbing)
  20. Hollywood Casino
  21. Valentine Theater Silver screen Theatre Classic Movies
  22. Go on a Gallery Hunt & enjoy lunch/dinner at the TMA café
  23. War Zone Paint Games
  24. Veritas Cork & Craft (Wine Tasting)
  25. Q-Zar (Laser Tag)
  26. Sky Zone (Trampoline Park)
  27. 577 Foundation (Learn how to cook Lebanese’s, Indian food, etc.)
  28. Beauty Bar Couples Massages
  29. Alexis Go-Carts & Bumper Cars
  30. Go on a Scavenger Hunt in the Park

BONUS: Double dating? Then here is a challenge that will make the night extra fun….Goodwill Date Night Challenge!!  Official rules: each person picks out their significant others (or BFF’s) surprise outfit at Goodwill, $10 budget, outfit has to be gender appropriate. When on the date you can’t tell people it’s a joke. When you upload your picture you have to challenge two more couples.” (source)

Here are a few suggestions to make your date night more economical:

  • Whenever possible have family or friends watch your kiddos, perhaps even consider starting or being part of a babysitting co-op. 
  • Save up! Set aside a decided amount of money each week, say, $10 dollars, and at the end of the month you have $40 for your date night. Date Night can happen no matter what your budget is, it may mean sacrificing your lattés or convenience store purchases, but it is worth it!
  • If you go out to eat beforehand don’t order drinks and consider splitting a dish…..you can go REALLY fancy if you order water to drink and split a meal (note that there may be a splitting fee but it is often cheaper than ordering an additional meal). Added bonus when you split a meal, you don’t feel as guilty ordering dessert!
  • Inquire about possible coupons, deals; some places have deals on certain days.

Enjoy your time out, put your phones away, give each other your undivided attention, and most important, HAVE FUN!!

 

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