Five Houston Date Ideas: Part 1

Photo by @mark.c via Nappy

New to Houston and struggling to think of fun dates? Looking for something other than happy hour to get into outside of work? Here are five creative ideas for friendly and romantic dates in the first post of an ongoing series. All prices are for two, of course. Shoot your shot! You have no excuse. Have more date ideas for a future post? Leave a comment!

kung fu

1. Kung Fu Movie Night at Jenni’s Post Oak

Every Tuesday you can eat your favorite noodle dish while watching a kung fu flick. The films range from Ip Man to Rush Hour. And it’s BYOB! $40 (for a nice dinner and adult beverage). More info.

Source: Urban Swank. With a great recent blog post on the activity!

2. Axe Throwing

You get training and practice throws along with games if you’re not scared to get a little competitive. $50. More info.

sawyer yards

3. Second Saturdays at Sawyer Yards

Five warehouses have been turned into artist studios for the creation and display of paintings, jewelry, textiles, photography, sculptures, and mixed media. Artists open up their spaces for you to view their work while enjoying drinks and lite bites. $Free! More info.

Source: Trekaroo

4. Hike the Nature Trails at the Houston Arboretum

Go for a hike through the nature trails and read up on different animals in the area or take one of their Saturday morning bird walks! $Free! More info.


5. Whiskey Tasting at Reserve 101

Downtown whiskey bar Reserve 101 has regular tastings of whiskies ranging from Glenfiddich and Ardbeg to Dewars and Woodford Reserve. All proceeds from the tastings go to Rescued Pets Movement. $40. More info.


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