Stroll arm-in-arm down South Congress, from Barton Springs Rd to Elizabeth St; the block is taken over by live music, craft vendors, and food. Pro tip: because it changes by a minute or so every day, see the exact time the sun will set with this nifty link.
People say, "Variety is the spice of life," and we've sure tried a variety of dating experiences. I get them from friends or books, and I even brainstorm with students at some of my speaking engagements.
I would say that renting a canoe on a very cold evening at dusk, getting lost and then tipping over the canoe with our clothes on was our dumbest choice for a date. You can make your own list, but I'll help you get started.
Depending on what side of town you’re on, there are a few great options!
Northsiders check out Hi Tunes Karaoke -- it has clean rooms, is BYOB and BYO-food, and is open almost all night!
On the third Thursday of every month, the museum stays open until 9pm -- perfect for a post-dinner hangout.
Formerly known as Legendary White Swan, East Side spot King Bee is a new incarnation serving craft cocktails and fantastic pizza (like the pulled pork pie! Every Monday, you can check out The Little Elmore Reed Blues Band at 10pm. Blue Starlite Drive-in shows great movies, old and new -- and you can drive, bike, or sit in the lot. Visit the library and ask the librarian a bizarre question. Survey the neighborhood with a self-made, bizarre questionnaire. Poly * Polyamory * Committed Non Monogamy * Ethical Swinging * Open Relationships * Multi-Partner Relationships * Swingers and Emotional Connections * Everyone has the right to marry and love whom they choose without limits as long as they are responsible adults! Many couples always do the same thing at the same time in the same place. For years I've kept a list of creative date ideas in my desk for Cathy and me. Now, imagine all of this fun while sharing a bunk with your sweetie. Grab a six-pack of Hops & Grain and go to Peter Pan Mini Golf -- playing 18 incredibly kitschy (is there any other kind? Mini golf (and beer) are perfect first-date icebreakers. When you’re feeling really confident about your feelings for the person you’re seeing, and want to seal the deal, take them to Clark's for oysters and a classic Mai Tai. ) For only 10 bucks a person, you can treat yourself and your friend to an hour-long cruise on Lady Bird Lake under the stars.