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Metro Detroit Date Night Ideas

Taking care of your marriage relationship is a huge part of being a good parent.  These Metro Detroit Date Night Ideas are an ideal addition to your regular plans for connecting.  From fun parks to amazing theater experiences, Detroit has no limit to the amazing things you can do with your spouse or significant other.  This list is just a small look into great things to do in the city.

Metro Detroit Date Night Ideas

Fox Theater:  This has to be on the top of our list as one of the most beautiful places to visit in the city.  The Fox Theater has amazing programs ranging from kid-friendly plays to well-known music and comedy features.  Check the calendar and grab tickets to a great show you and your spouse would love.

Belle Isle Park:  This is one place that is gorgeous to visit, especially in Spring and Fall.  With so many additional things like the botanical gardens inside the park, it is a great place for multiple date nights.

Detroit Princess Riverboat Cruise: For the couple that loves going back in time for a traditional experience, the Detroit Princess Riverboat gives you the best of both worlds.  Classic riverboat cruise with modern amenities makes it an ideal option.

Detroit Comedy Underground:  If comedy is your thing, then the Detroit Comedy Underground is going to be a favorite date night spot for you and your spouse.  There are tons of varied comedians visiting and local talent to enjoy!

Michigan Science Center:  While this is a kid-friendly hands on museum, there are often amazing showings in the Imax Dome Theater that may be a great addition to your date night.  A fun planetarium show can also be a great idea for date night.

Visit a Casino:  Detroit has some great night life and gambling options at local casinos.  The MGM Grand gives you a real Vegas style experience that is loved by many.  Don’t gamble?  Check their calendar for live shows of interest instead!

Picnic on the Detroit Riverfront:  The Detroit Riverwalk is a great scenic option for those who like an outdoor date night experience.  You can walk around the area, or perhaps a picnic or enjoy dessert here.

Ford Drive In:  Just outside Detroit in Dearborn, you can experience a classic drive in theater movie event.  Check listings for the latest movie showings and plan a date night that is as classic as it is romantic.

Slow’s BBQ:  Slow’s BBQ is a great stop for a fun meal that brings your favorite classic flavors in unique new ways.  Whether you stop in for a meal or settle in at the bar for a favorite drink, this is a must visit.

Motown Museum:  Detroit is, after all, Motown.  Visiting the Motown Museum is a must for all in the area, and an excellent date night idea that both parties will love no matter their taste in music.

American Coney Island:  One of the hot food items in Detroit is the coney.  Check out the famous American Coney Island for an All American meal that is fun, and has a great back story to learn.

Texas de Brazil:  Go with a big appetite for this experience.  The restaurant is a favorite of carnivores, for obvious reasons, and is a true experience and not just a meal.

Tigers Game:  Detroit Tigers are the local team we can all root for on game nights.  Grab tickets and go see a live game!

Date night ideas for Metro Detroit are as varied as the couples themselves.  This list is just a small sampling of the many fun things to do in the area.  Whether you are looking for an experience or a meal, you will have a ton to choose from in the Metro Detroit area.

Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.