How often have you put off having a date night because it was simply too expensive? Many couples do this as a way to save money, but what’s really at stake? Doesn’t your marriage deserve time and attention – and even a bit of money?
The truth is you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy date night. There are so many inexpensive date night ideas to choose from.
Game or Hobby Night
You don’t even have to leave your home to enjoy date night. This inexpensive date night idea simply requires a bit of quiet time at home. Send the kids to grandma’s (or bed early) and break out your favorite board game or hobby. You could spend the evening painting or eating pizza and playing Monopoly. This idea costs next to nothing but may become your favorite way to enjoy time together.
People go on and on about the high cost of movie tickets, but when it’s just you and your spouse, it’s really not that expensive. You can even find discount theaters that show older movies for $1 pet ticket. Spend one night a month going to the movies for date night. It’s a lot less expensive than you think.
Coffee and Conversation
When’s the last time you enjoyed a bit of coffee and conversation with your significant other? Grabbing a coffee at your favorite café and curling up on a comfortable sofa can be a wonderful way to spend the evening. You’ll be amazed at how much your spouse has to say that you haven’t had time to hear. If you need to reconnect, this is a great option.
Cooking or Art Class
Do you want to learn something new? Do your research and see what classes are available in your area. Community colleges offer a number of personal enrichment courses. It may be painting, cooking, photography, or even bird watching. Choose something you’re both interested in. It’s a great way to bond.
An outdoor concert, charity comic club event, a chili cookoff…there are so many community events offered throughout the country. See what’s happening in your area and plan a date night around the event. It’s a good way to get out of the house without spending a lot of money.
Dinner on the Water
Last, but not least, grab a simple dinner from your favorite inexpensive restaurant (or make a picnic at home before you leave) and head out to the water. Enjoying a picnic on the beach while the sun sets is very romantic. This is a wonderful, inexpensive date night idea for the summer months.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy date night. There are so many inexpensive date night ideas. You can have date night each and every week. Doesn’t your relationship deserve a bit more time and attention?