Original Ideas for a First Date


By Top10BestDatingSites Staff

Original and Funny Ideas for a First Date

Going to a dinner and a movie is often the norm for most first dates as an easy and conventional way of getting to know a person romantically. Although it may be a safe bet, it an also be a boring one. Opt for new and funny ideas that are original for increasing your chances of sparking fireworks.


Take your date back to the early '90s when roller-skating could be seen on both the streets or on a rink for a fun way of reliving your childhood. It will test both of your skating skills and even offer an excuse for holding hands while you attempt to stay upright.

Visit a Haunted House

A haunted house is one of the most uncommon places to visit for a first date, but will work as an unforgettable day, for better or worse. Whether your date is a fan of horror scenes or not, it will work as a great ice breaker and a chance to get close while getting spooked. Try taking a guided tour for a chance to learn the background of the house and what horrific events may have occurred there.

Enroll in a Cooking Class

An easy way to stay entertained and interactive with one another on a first date is by taking a cooking class for an easy way of experimenting with food. It will work as a way to help each other during the process while putting each other's cooking skills to the test for a fun way of having dinner in a casual setting.

See a Movie in the Park

Several local parks offer films for the public during certain times of the year for a great way of seeing a classic movie under the stars. You can bring along a blanket and several snacks for a great way to enjoy a bit of entertainment while having the chance to talk. Try packing a picnic basket with champagne, cheese and crackers, chocolate covered strawberries, and some sliced fruit for a romantic getaway that is a unique alternative to the movie theaters.

Visit a Video Arcade

For the geeks who love to play video games and want to find a spouse who can handle their level of competition, a video arcade can be a fun and unique way of showing a different side of your personality. You can introduce your date to your favorite games and impress them with your skills while battling in the virtual world. If your date jumps in for the fun, you know it's a match made in heaven.

Eat a Five-Course Dinner at Different Restaurants

Charm your date by treating them to a five-course dinner all at different restaurants throughout the city. Begin by visiting a family-owned restaurant that serves the best soup in town. Move on to get a decadent appetizer at another nearby location. You can then enjoy a fresh Insalata Caprese at an Italian restaurant, before moving on to a delicious Filet Mignon entree at a local steakhouse. For desert, opt for homemade gelato or ice cream.

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