25 Affordable Dates

by Neil on November 6, 2008

We have all asked ourselves the question, “Where should I take that special person?” Often we’ve been strapped for cash and still wanting to impress we stretch our budget beyond what is normally affordable for us.

The reality is we don’t need to spend a lot of money to impress our significant others or our new date. What we really need is some creativity! We need to think outside of the box and perhaps even look around the corner a bit. Wowing someone with a good time doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact a walk in the park could be all the wowing they need. Are you ready for some idea’s on how to have an affordable and fun time out. If so read on…

  1. Visit an art gallery
  2. Take a walk on the beach
  3. Sit and enjoy a coffee and some good conversation
  4. Indulge your K-9 side and go see a dog show
  5. Check out some experimental theatre
  6. Browse for treasures at a Flea Market
  7. Purchase someone else’s junk at a garage sale
  8. Invite them over for a home cooked meal
  9. Go Ice Skating
  10. Drop some quarters in a juke box
  11. Fly a kite
  12. Have lunch in the park
  13. Visit a museum
  14. Take a walk through the neighbourhood
  15. Outdoor concerts
  16. Grab a Quarter pounder
  17. Rollerblading
  18. Check out a street fair
  19. Ticker tape parades
  20. Have an uplifting conversation
  21. Rent a video
  22. Go window shopping
  23. Watch X-Files re-runs
  24. Play Yahtzee
  25. Take a walk in the zoo

Have some other ideas? Feel free to share them!

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classicalgeek 11.22.08 at 1:54 pm

There’s lots of other activities, too:
Babysitting a niece, nephew, or friend’s child together
If you play instruments, practice duets
Go to church together
Volunteer at a soup kitchen, food bank, or somewhere else
Organize each other’s garages
Update your resumes together, with feedback on each other’s progress
Browse books in the library
Sit in on a lecture at a nearby university
Get a cup of coffee at a cafe with outside tables and people-watch
Browse a bookstore
Look at silly items on ebay
Go to an open house and talk about how you would rearrange all the furniture
Help a friend move
Go to the farmer’s market
Drive to a historical marker and have a picnic lunch
Drive to a bunch of historical markers, take a photo at each one.
Decide what would be good retirement careers for each of you
Take a free online personality test together
Add each other to all your social networks

Harland Dobey 06.01.12 at 6:51 am

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