Chances are you’re reading this because you just landed a date with a super awesome person that you’re looking to impress & don’t want to mess it up. Going on the same old movie or dinner dates gets tedious, & honestly, are super predictable. And if you really want to WOW this person, you’re going to have to step it up. Lucky for you, we have an article for that. So for today, we’re going to talk all about 5 unique & unusual first date ideas that are bound to stick with your soon-to-be love & make a great impression! Let’s get started.
1. Visit An Animal shelter
Let’s be honest, nothing brings people together like animals. Animals just make you smile & uplift your mood unlike any other. For this reason, one of the most bittersweet date ideas is taking your would-be lover to an animal shelter. This is the perfect opportunity to see what really lights up your date’s world, what animals they like, & just have a great time with them. You can make your way through the cats, dogs, & every other type of animal as you do & take some time to pet each of them. Not only will this be a great bonding experience & story to tell later on, but the animals will definitely appreciate a visit, too. Talk about a win-win! Visit your local shelter now & watch your date light up.
And hey, is all goes well, check out our other article, “Tips to Make Your Second Date More Riveting Than the First” for info on your next date!
2. Take a Ghost tour
The next date idea is a ghost tour. One of the best excuses to cuddle up to someone or hold their hand is to take them somewhere that’s a little spooky. So, instead of just watching a scary movie, why not put yourself in the setting of one? Look up your local haunted attractions or historical tours & pick one to go to. Or, if you want to save a little money, go for a walk in the cemetery. No matter what you do, getting things a little bit spooky is a great way to connect & bond with your date & also leave an unusual, yet striking first impression!
3. Spend time at the book store
Our next unique date idea consists of taking your date to the bookstore. One of the best ways to impress somebody is with knowledge. You know what they say – brainy is the new sexy. With that said, a date to the bookstore or library is a great way to delve into each of your interests & get talking! Take some time to show your date the books & subjects you’re interested in, & allow them to pick some of their favorites, too & then discuss! This will be an awesome way to get to know each other in a different kind of setting.
The next idea is to do a cosplay together! Chances are, both of you are geeky in some way. Maybe you’re a Marvel fan, a Disney fan, or a Legend of Zelda fan, etc. Whatever it is, pick something that you both like & create a costume for it! You can do characters from separate things or a cosplay that goes together. Regardless, this is an excellent way to bond with through creativity, & gives you an easy excuse to hang out at each other’s places to do so. Plus, you can always attend a Comic-Con with your new creations & make even more memories. Trust us, your date is going to love you after this one.
Not to mention, another excellent article for geeky guys & girls in regards to a date is, “32 Unique Nerdy Date Ideas” if you’re looking for alternative ideas!
5. Visit a psychic
And lastly, another date idea that is way out of the norm is visiting a psychic. Now while this may seem a little weird, when you’re hanging out with someone you like, a great way to sneak in the topic of relationships & love is by seeing a psychic. Go to your local card reader, ask about a love reading, & let the psychic work their magic! This is not only fun & exciting but if you’re a believer in fortune-telling, it may help to give you insight about a future relationship with this person. Of course, you can also get a reading for different aspects of your life as well, which will also bring about some interesting conversations to come! Overall, the thought of it is sexy, & they’ll appreciate your creativity.
In conclusion, there are many different & unique dates that you could on, but these are some of the best out of the norm. So, get creative, try something new, & go with the flow. Remember, a date shouldn’t be stressful; it should just be about being yourself & having fun. Follow your heart & we guarantee you’ll spark some romance.
If you’re still curious about more strange date ideas, be sure to check out the article, “76 Unique Date Ideas” for more!