The Most Creative Date Ideas for Austin Couples
Make your next date one to remember! While Austin boasts some of the most hip and happening restaurants and bars for couples to explore, these unique experiences are sure to spice things up when you want to do something different.
Take a First Thursday Stroll Down South Congress
South Congress | Website
Fall in love with quintessential Austin again on the first Thursday of each month. The shops and eateries on South Congress stay open late as visitors stop by for food, fun and shopping.
Dance the Night Away at Broken Spoke
Broken Spoke | 512-442-6189 | Website
Voted the Best Dancehall in Texas by Texas Highway, this honky tonk dance hall is the perfect place to get your boogie on. Stumble in on a Friday or Saturday and experience live country music at its finest.
Try Your Hand at Axe Throwing
Urban Axe | 512-887-2937 | Website
Similar to darts, axe throwing is an individual sport played with and against other members of a group. Individuals throw 1.5 lb. hatchets at wooden targets marked with a bullseye and score points based on where on the target they stick the axe.
Test Your Cooking Skills at Kitchen Underground
Various Locations | Website
Sign up for a cooking class through Kitchen Underground and learn to cook gourmet meals with your honey.
Go For a Ride in a Horse Drawn Carriage
Various Locations | Website
Austin is a beautiful sight at night, even more charming from a horse drawn carriage. Carriages can be spotted roaming the streets downtown, so be sure to call a driver over if you’re ready to experience the magic of Austin by buggy
Catch a Sunset From the Austin Steam Train
401 E Whitestone Blvd | Website
Venture back in time on the tracks of the famed Austin Steam train. Each 66 mile round-trip excursion journeys through the Texas Hill Country with picture perfect views of the sunset. Beer and wine are available for purchase if you’re in the mood for a toast!
Stretch at Yoga Before Work
Cherrywood Coffee | 512-538-1991 | Website
Monday through Friday, Cherrywood Coffee offers free 8am yoga. Grab your significant other and stretch as you get ready for the day, grabbing a cup of joe for the road when you’re done.
Test Your Luck at Chicken Sh*t Bingo
The Little Longhorn Saloon | Website
Every Sunday, The Little Longhorn Saloon hosts four rounds of chicken sh*t bingo. The band announces winning numbers and winners have the chance to earn roughly $100-$150.
Get Cheesy at Antonelli’s
Antonelli’s Cheese | Website
If you’re a fan of cheese, head to Antonelli’s for a date night you won’t forget! The cheese shop hosts date nights every month, complete with cheeses, meats and desserts.
Cuddle Up at the Drive In
12419 Lowden Lane | 512-850-6127 | Website
When it comes to the perfect date night, what’s more fun than a drive-in movie? Blue Starlite is a retro dream with a 25-foot screen playing new movies and old-school favorites, yummy concessions and local wine and beer.
Peter Pan Mini Golf
1207 Barton Springs Road | 512-472-1033 | Website
An Austin classic! The establishment is BYOB, so grab your favorite wine and your significant other before heading to this affordable date night spot.