Are you and your Boo stuck in a rut of the same old date night ideas? If so, it’s time to ditch Netflix and chill for something more exciting. Oklahoma City is full of unique activities that will get your heart racing and put some spice back into your relationship. From throwing axes to learning the art of mixology, we've rounded up eight not-so-boring date night ideas that are sure to bring out your inner wild side! Read on for all the fun things couples can do together.
If you're looking for a romantic activity that involves both paintbrush and pucker, look no further than the Plaza Walls in OKC's Plaza District. Take your sweetheart for an art walk through the artistic hustle and bustle of liveliness and color. Whether you're sharing quiet smooches between vivid murals or taking candid snaps to remember the moment forever, you'll get your fair share of love (and likes) here. So, grab your honey and head out for some artsy vibes -- guaranteed to make your hearts soar. And the best part is this date idea is free.
Ready to shake things up a bit? You can’t go wrong with throwing axes and drinking beer at Bad Axe Throwing. It's a surefire way to make sure sparks fly between the two of you - not to mention it being just plain fun! To make things extra interesting, why not put a friendly wager on who is the more proficient axe thrower? No matter the outcome, it’s sure to be a date night you’ll never forget. Call up that special someone and double check on those life insurance policies because it’s time to get your lumberjack on and throw some axes. Who knew romance could be so sharp?
Get Competitive with Bae
Get your heart rate pumping and reignite the fire with a little competition between you and your significant other. Take on date night with a sporty twist by playing a game of pickleball at Chicken N Pickle. Whether it's all cheeky or cutthroat to the core, we promise you'll have a great time. Loser buys drinks, so don't go easy on each other - it's all fair in love AND Pickleball war!
Cook Up Some Love
Learning the way to their heart doesn't have to be complicated. Why not stir up a little amour with a cooking class at Sur La Table? Whether it's your first date or you've been together for years, a hands-on culinary adventure is the perfect way to enjoy each other's company. What's even better? No dish duty required when it's all over. Get off the couch and into the kitchen; it's time to get cooking for love. Bon appétit!
Take a Turn on the Wheel
Ready to recreate the iconic Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze “Ghost” moment? Take a pottery class together at Preacher Pottery! While we can't guarantee an out-of-body experience like in the movie, you can imagine the classic song (“Unchained Melody” by the Righteous Brothers) that played in the background as you pass each other cheeky glances over your pottery wheel. So, grab your partner, slip on some smocks, and get crafty with your boo.
Shake It Up
Unleash your inner mixologist and impress your date with this fun and flirtatious activity. Barkeep OKC is the perfect place to practice your cocktail-making skills. With an array of drinks, ingredients and tools, you two will learn how to bump things up a notch and give your classic cocktails a unique spin. Don't settle for just dinner and drinks on your next date. Shake it up with a Mixology Class at Barkeep OKC!
Immerse Yourselves in Culture
It’s time to fancy up your date night and add some culture! Get out that special outfit, and get ready to attend a performance by Oklahoma City Ballet. There’s nothing quite like the grace of ballet dancers or the elegance of classical music filling the air. A single night at OKC Ballet will leave you both feeling inspired and with a greater appreciation for art. Make sure someone takes a picture of you two looking all fancy, because this will definitely be a night to remember. Take your romantic evening up a notch with an evening filled with culture and storytelling. After all, culture dates are oh-so chic.
So, there you have it -- seven not-so-boring date night ideas in Oklahoma City. Now all that's left to do is pick one (or two...or three) and enjoy a fun-filled evening with your special someone. So, what are you waiting for? Put down the remote control and ditch those boring Netflix nights for something far better. Grab your mate because it's time to explore OKC and get your date night on!