Spend Valentine’s day with your special someone and make it memorable! Why do the same old, same old? We’ve put together a list of more than 80 fun, ordinary and out-of-the-ordinary date night ideas in Metro Detroit that you can do to make your date truly memorable.
Metro Detroit Date Activity Ideas
Go Ice Skating or Snow Tubing.
Go to the Ford Drive-In.
Get your aura photographed at Aura Aura in Mexicantown.
Take Cooking Classes with Zingerman’s Cafe, Chef Dos, or Chef Nedra.
Bake Valentine’s Day Cookies at a Workshop with Baker Samantha.
Book a couples appointment at a Day Spa like Spa in the Woods or
Visit the Royal Oak Farmers’ Market or Eastern Market in Detroit.
Take a Pure Detroit Tour.
Enjoy Winter Blast at Campus Martius.
Pick out a book or two at John K. King Used & Rare Books.
Take a cooking class at Holiday Market.
Walk around the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle.
Enjoy wine tasting at Motor City Wine, Cork Wine Bar, or The Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room.
Take a bus tourr with the Detroit Bus Company or Drive Detroit Bus Tour.
Get educated at the Detroit Institute of Arts or the Michigan Science Center.
See a show at the Fisher Theater or the Crofoot.
Challenge yourself at the Escape Room or Breakout.
Romantic Overnight Stay Ideas
Stay at the Siren Hotel or Detroit Renaissance Center Marriott in downtown Detroit.
Eat at the Artisan Waterfront Restaurant or Trattoria Stella and stay at the Delamar Hotel in Traverse City.
Sleep in a castle! Stay at Henderson Castle B&B in Kalamazoo and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner.
Book a cozy room or spacious stuite at the Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn in Traverse City, and enjoy a Valentine’s dinner.
Drive just two hours and eat Italian cuisine at Gratzi or check out Cafe Zinc, a casual dining French bistro-themed restaurant.
Check out the Ludington House Bed and Breakfast with their popular Romantic Rendezvous package.
Games + Dining
Bocce Ball & Italian at Palazzo Di Bocce
Axe Throwing & Dining at Detroit Axe
Offworld Arcade at Checker Bar
Feather Bowling & Dining at the Cadieux Café
Arcade Games & Dining at Dave & Buster’s
Arcade Games & Casual Fare at Ready Player One
Board Games, Axe Throwing & Trivia at B Nektar Meadery – Taproom & Headquarters
Board Games & Axe Throwing at the Corner Grill, Bar + Game Room
Entertainment + Dining
Improv Theater at Go! Comedy
Detroit Shipping Company
Tony Roney’s Comic Vibe
Baker’s Keyboard Lounge
The Film Lab
Dine and Dance at Raven Lounge
Burlesque, Cabaret & Comedy at Willis Show Bar
View an Independent Film at Cinema Detroit
Live Jazz at Cliff Bell’s
Eclectic + Live Music at Café D’Mongos Speakeasy
Drag Queen Bingo @ Five15
Laugh Together At Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle
Interactive Entertainment for Date Night in Metro Detroit
The Dinner Detective
Shows & Private Lessons at the Detroit Fly House Circus School
The Great Escape
Escape Room Zone
The Detroit Mystery Company
The Fifth Wall Escape Rooms
Airtime Trampoline & Game Park
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
Fowling at The Fowling Warehouse
Outdoor Adventure at TreeRunner West Bloomfield Adventure Park
Create a Masterpiece at Painting with a Twist
Date Night Done Right @ Painting with a Twist Rochester Hills!
Coffee & Cats at the Catfe Lounge
Learning + Exploration Ideas
Paranormal Expeditions @ Eloise Asylum
Belle Isle Aquarium + Whitcomb Conservatory
Friday Nights At The DIA
Mirepoix Cooking School
Michigan Science Center
Sanders/Morley Candy Factory Tour
Motor City Brew Tours
Detroit Bus Company Tours
The HandleBar Detroit
Detroit City Distillery
Sporting Events in Metro Detroit
Tigers Baseball @Comerica Park
Detroit City FC
Pistons Basketball @ Little Caesars Arena
Enjoy Date Night with Spas + Relaxation
Schvitz Health Club
Essential Massage Therapy
Secret Spots for Romantic Moments
The Z Lot
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
The Ford Drive In
RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut
Traditional + Fine Dining
Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
Knot Just a Shrimp Boil
Tallulah Wine Bar & Bistro
Highlands atop the Renaissance Center – Floor 71
Browdog Barlor & Restaurant
Oak & Reel
Toasted Oak Grill & Market
The Ebenezer Speakeasy Bar
Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails
The London Chop House
Andiamo Detroit Riverfront at the Renaissance Center
The Katherine McGregor Dessert Parlor at The Whitney
The Apparatus Room
Cafe Muse Royal Oak
Cafe Cortina, Michigan’s Voted Michigan’s Most Romantic Restaurant by Delish
Johnny Noodle King
Mercury Burger & Bar
Taystee’s Burgers in Dearborn
Ladder 4 Wine Bar
Two James Spirits
Willis Show Bar
Raven Lounge & Restaurant
Joe Muer Seafood
Wright & Company
Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine
La Dolce Vita
The Caucus Club Restaurant
Grey Ghost Detroit
Prime & Proper
The Detroit Club
Mario’s Italian Restaurant
Texas de Brazil
Antionio’s in the Park
Just Drinks + Snacks!
The Candy Bar
Valentine Distrilling Cocktail Lounge and Tasting Room
Filipo Marc Winery
Hammer & Nail
Ladder 4 Wine Bar
Two James Spirits
Castalia at Sfumato in Midtown
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