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7 Great Date Night Ideas in Columbus

“Are you looking for a romantic date idea or some good ways to spend a”
By Alex Glover June 10, 2021
great date night ideas in Columbus

7 Great Date Night Ideas in Columbus

“Are you looking for a romantic date idea or some good ways to spend a”
By Alex Glover June 10, 2021

Are you looking for a romantic date idea or some good ways to spend a casual date? If you are in Columbus, you will definitely be pleased with one of these great date night ideas. And if you are currently in another American city, you can check our local date ideas to make your date perfect everywhere!

So, even though there are plenty of fun places to spend a date in Columbus, here we got the best of the best to make your date night unforgettable.


Have a romantic walk at Scioto Mile

Scioto Mile date night idea

While the weather is still good, it would be an amazing idea to spend your date very romantically walking in the most beautiful parks in Ohio. The Scioto Mile is the best chance to get closer to nature inside the busy city. It's not only very romantic in the daytime, but also in the evening when you can enjoy all the lights of the downtown area.


Have a movie night 

Grand Theatre movie night

It's not an ordinary movie visit. First of all, Studio Movie Grill Arena Grand Theatre is located just in the heart of downtown Columbus. You can combine your date night with movie theater experience and light dinner at the same time, as their dining services provide a variety of snacks from gourmet meal to the buttery popcorn.


Go old school at Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

hot dog dinner date night

Either you are tourist visiting Columbus or simply a local couple who want have a trully American dinner, the Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace is the best choice for you. Firstly, you will feel an authentic atmosphere of an old-school American diner. Secondly, the food there is just amazing! You can try not only traditional hot dogs, but also tater tots, mac & cheese, and soft pretzels with price tags that will make you swoon. 


Cheer on your favorite team at a Clippers Game

football game date night idea

If you are from Columbus, you and your date surely will be happy to spend this evening watching the game of a home team. The tickets are not that expensive but it definitely worth it. Maybe it's not the best idea for a first date (only if your date is a fan of football games), but any other date night will be perfect for such an idea.

Read also: Great First Date Ideas


Play mini-golf at Glow Putt

mini-golf date night


If the weather is not that good or you simply don't want to stay outdoors, there is a perfect idea how to spend this date night having fun together. Be sure, nothing says “awesome date night” like a black light, safari-themed mini golf course! This date idea is so cool that you can use it no matter if it's your first date or you are already engaged. It will bond you together anyway.


Visit German Village

german village date night

Visiting the German Village will make your date night very adventurous. Go deep into German culture and try the best of German delights at Schmidt's Sausage Haus and Restaurant. Are you or your date a book lover? Don't hesitate to visit the Book Loft, which is located within the village and has over 30 rooms of books. And you can also find more about festivals and events in German Village here.


Start your Saturday with a Farmer’s Market visit

fermer's market dathe night

It's always cool to spend your date night in a restaurant or cafe. But it's so much better to spend it cooking your dinner together! Start your date in the morning with a visit to a Farmer’s Market. It's not only good for finding fresh food for your dinner. You both can enjoy handcrafted, local wares and a nice walk along the market. There are a lot of Farmer's Markets in Columbus, so you'll definitely find your favorite. 


These various date ideas will help you to make your date night unforgettable for you and your partner, no matter for how long you are together. Do you have your favorite date idea in Columbus? Share your ideas in comments below!

Still don't have the one to go on a date with? Don’t forget to install Meetville app on Android and iOS right now and go on a date with local singles!

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