50 Best Date Ideas For Teens To Spend Happy Time Together

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Dating in your teenage years is quite an experience. You get too excited and nervous about meeting someone new and spending time together. If you plan to go on a date with somebody, we have compiled some cool and free dating ideas for teens.

Teens seldom get an opportunity to go out with someone they like due to family restraints and strict school schedules. Nevertheless, there are many dating ideas that you can actually try out with the person you are attracted to. Read on to find out.

50 Teen Date Ideas

First Date Ideas For Teenagers

Are you going on a first date? You must be nervous. But don’t let it show. Instead, show your crush how special you can make a date.

1. Try a coffee date

A simple coffee date is ideal for a first date as it is cool and comfortable. And when you run out of topics to talk on, you can nibble on your food or sip your coffee.

2. Have fun at a gaming arcade

Pick a gaming arcade where you can have a fun time with your date without talking too much.

3. Game night at your place

If you feel uncomfortable about being spotted on a date, then plan a game date at home. Play your favorite games with your perfect date.

4. Check out the museum

This one is strictly for a date who really enjoys observing different types of artifacts. Go together to a museum of their interest.

5. Take them to a concert

One of the easiest ways to ask someone out on a date is by offering them tickets to the concert of their favorite artist.

6. Go to an aquarium

Observing fascinating fishes in a dark space with your date can be interesting. Try it.

7. Enjoy at the amusement park

If you and your date are thrill-seekers, then the amusement park is perfect for your first date. When tired of rides, go for games at the park.

8. Try fishing together

Get two comfy chairs and spend hours talking to each other while also trying to catch fish in a pond or river nearby.

9. Explore a new place together

Visiting a new place and trying a new cuisine for a first date will make it memorable for both you and your crush.

10. Go for a drive-in movie

If you own a license, then take your date to a drive-in movie. Ensure the movie is likable and not sad or scary.

11. Try kart racing

Ignite your competitive spirit by challenging your date to kart racing.

12. Play with water guns

Playing with water guns is fun, exciting, and highly enjoyable.

Fun Date Ideas for Teenage Couple

To ensure your crush agrees to go out with you, make them a date offer they cannot refuse. Let’s have a look at fun ideas you can choose from.

13. Visit the mall

Clichéd? Yes! Boring? No! Hang out at the mall playing games, eating junk food, and doing other fun things.

14. Go bowling

Bowling is one of the classic date ideas because it is tried, tested, and approved by former teens.

15. Try ice-skating

The ice rink is where you are most likely to hold hands with a date. Either wait for them to slip or act wobbly on your skates.

16. Go kayaking

Kayaking is a lot of fun and something different for a date. Remember to eat well because kayaking is tiring.

17. Go for indoor rock climbing

If the idea of getting dirty in front of your date scares you, try indoor rock climbing, an adventure with no dirt involved.

18. Enjoy a bike ride

Check out a neighborhood together on your bikes. Do not forget to carry a water bottle with you.

19. Visit a zoo

Going to a zoo with a date is budget-friendly and fun.

20. Plant a tree

Create a symbol of your love by planting a tree together.

21. Rent a motor scooter

Set out on a fun tour by renting a motor scooter and exploring your neighborhood together.

22. Visit the beach

If you live near a beach, then you have one of the best places to go on a date.

23. Enjoy a bonfire

If you have a backyard, then arrange for a bonfire during a cold winter evening. Do not forget to carry some cozy blankets.

Cute Date Ideas For Teens

Is your date quite adorable? Then here are some cute date ideas that you may try.

24. Have an ice-cream date

An ice-cream date is for those who are too shy to visit a restaurant together.

25. Dress up in a thrift store

Visit a thrift store and play dress up with your date. Have fun creating new looks for each other.

26. Click couple pictures

Look up couples pose online. Imitate the poses with your date and create an album of memories.

27. Sing your hearts out at a karaoke night

It’s okay if you mess up the lyrics. Just have a fun time with your date.

28. Make a time capsule

Save your favorite items, funny notes, and pictures by creating a time capsule together.

29. Go stargazing

When the skies are clear, go to a good spot where you and your date can spend a cozy night together observing the stars.

30. Have a spa date

A homemade face pack, some cucumbers, a soothing tea, and nice relaxing music is what you need for this calm and peaceful date.

31. Cook for your date

Cook a new cuisine for your date. Even if you mess up, at least you will have a good laugh together.

32. Try couples’ yoga

Check out some YouTube videos of couples doing yoga and try some easy poses. Try this at your own risk.

33. Check out a photo booth

Clicking pictures at a photo booth is a must. Don’t miss out on this experience.

34. Have an Insta photoshoot

Look for pretty spots in your neighborhood and click pictures of each other to fill your Instagram profile.

35. Plan a dessert date

For a date with a sweet tooth, a dessert date with a variety of desserts is the perfect way to spend time.

36. Checkout a botanical garden

Spend some time in beautiful nature by observing flowers and trees at a botanical garden.

Budget Date Ideas For Teens

Don’t worry if you are low on money. You can still plan a classy date on a tight budget.

37. Watch the sunrise/sunset

Pick a spot from where you see the sunrise or sunset the best and plan your next date there.

38. Go skating in a park

Go skating in a park because visiting the park costs nothing.

39. Create a music video

Create a music video with your date. You only need your camera or phone and a music player.

40. Go for a hike

Take your date on a hike, which is ideal for those who are adventurous and love the outdoors.

41. Check out a fair

Go to a local fair where the Ferris wheel can give your date and you a good adrenaline rush.

42. Play video games

Invite your date for a fun-filled time playing video games. Tease and challenge them to a gaming session.

43. Try a DIY tutorial together

Pick a DIY video on YouTube and create something interesting out of minimal items.

44. Create a masterpiece together

Try out a hobby such as painting or pottery together. Trying something for the first time will create fun memories.

45. Binge-watch a show

Binge-watch your favorite series together. The most you will spend on is popcorn or pizza and soft drinks.

46. Go on a picnic

Look for a good spot, pack some good meals from home, and enjoy a nice picnic with your date.

47. Bake something sweet

If you have baking accessories and ingredients ready, then invite your date for a fun-filled baking session at home.

48. Read a book together

For bookworms, reading a romance novel on the couch by the fireplace is the perfect love date.

49. Visit an animal shelter

Enjoy some love time with animals and your date at an animal shelter.

50. Solve a puzzle

Solving a puzzle is time-consuming but a fun way to spend some quality time with your date.

You do not need to spend lots of money to have a memorable date. Create memories with some funny talks and nervous goof ups. Do not plan excessively because if things go differently, you may feel stressed about it. Enjoy the moment and go with the flow.

Key Pointers

  • A coffee date, visiting a gaming arcade, or going to a concert on a first date can be enjoyable and inexpensive for teens.
  • Teenage couples can go for ice skating, kayaking, or a bike ride to spend quality time together.
  • Photo shooting, cooking together, watching sunrise or sunset, and going on hikes are some more budget-friendly date ideas for teens.

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Ratika Pai

Ratika has experience writing in various fields including finance, education, lifestyle, and entertainment. After her masters degree in Commerce, she acquired a PG Diploma in Communication and Journalism from Mumbai University. She is inquisitive about human relationships and likes to study people and how they manage their relationships, during her freetime. At MomJunction, Ratika writes insightful and informative articles on... more