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Best of Date Night

Reinventing the Date Night in Richmond, VA

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Richmond, VA is home to many out-of-the-box date night ideas if you know where to look. Local experts weigh in to help you plan memorable dates.

RVA has incredible opportunities for date nights. From $20 to $65 per person, you can treat yourself and your special someone to a unique and local experience - rather than the same old gift. You won't just score points... you'll make memories.

Eat, Walk, Repeat

Carytown Food Tour

If you and your date are lovers of all things food and Richmond, then a food tour with River City Food Tours is the right up your alley. You will choose between two food tour types, Carytown Food & History Tour, which lasts 2.5 hours, or the Carytown Sweets Tour, which lasts 1.5 hours. On the tour you and your date with have the opportunity to sample food from several different restaurants, cafes, and shops and learn about one of everyone's favorite Richmond neighborhoods, Carytown!

Click here to read more about River City Food Tours.

Cycle Around Town

Along The River Bike Tour

When you living in Richmond, you know one thing is certain, just about everyone owns or rides a bike. But if you or your significant other do not, check out Richmond Rides for a quick trip around Churchill. Trips stop at local businesses for wine, cider and/or food tasting. Headset walkie-talkies are given to each participant to hear about Richmond's history while biking and to ask questions while on the go!

Click here to read more about Richmond Rides.

Get Some TLC

Spa Party

Life happens and stress builds up and it can take a toll on your relationship if you let it. But if you need a little extra help in letting go of the stress but want some time to spend with your partner, then check out Scents of Serenity. Scents of Serenity occupies a building from 1918 decorated in a unique, eclectic shabby-chic with a modern flair designed to make guests feel at ease and at home. So get a massage and leave your stress at the door, you two will appreciate it!

Click here to read more about Scents of Serenity.

Make Something New

Cooking School

Looking to spice things up with a new hobby, then try out your cooking skills at Mise en Place Cooking School. Located in Shockoe Slip, Mise en Place offers 100% hands-on cooking classes that will leave everyone with new recipes, cooking techniques and confidence in the kitchen! Mise en Place has public classes, which are perfect for couples and can do private cooking classes for a double date. No one ever learned anything from not trying something new and who knows you and your partner might find a new obsession!

Click here to read more about Mise en Place.

Beat the Clock

MI6 vs. KGB

Finding innovative date night ideas can be tough, but one trend that you can't miss out on is an escape room. Shake up your next date night with a mental challenge and confined spaces at Escape Room RVA. Give one of their four escape rooms a shot and see if you can escape in under 60 minutes. Try the Mystery of Room 213 and follow the footsteps of an insane asylum resident to escape, before you become one yourself! Escape rooms are great for 2 or more and will make for a great double date!

Click here to read more about Escape Room Richmond.

Become A Kid Again

Mini Golf 

Unleash your inner kid and enjoy a playful evening at Bogey’s Sports Park. It’ll be a blast to the past when you two start a friendly game of putt-putt or try your hand at the batting cages. Bogey's sports park has every activity you could need to ignite an evening of fun with your significant other. Embracing your inner kid has never been easier with these fun activities.

Click here to read more about Bogey's Sports Park.

 
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