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Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.
Des Moines Metro Opera
Des Moines Metro Opera

106 W Boston Ave
Indianola, IA 50125   Directions

(515) 961-6221

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Don Pasquale has been spotted causing a comedic commotion on stage at Des Moines Metro Opera! Come see more comedic and fatal stories performed by the opera company at the Civic Center of Des Moines. You'll enjoy the highest caliber of grand opera entertainment with full-scale productions delivering heart-pounding excitement. Where's your ticket?

Des Moines Playhouse
Des Moines Playhouse

831 42nd St
Des Moines, IA 50312   Directions

(515) 277-6261

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The show must go on at the Des Moines Playhouse, where you can see award-wining modern works, hilarious comedy, and outlandish musicals! You'll sing, laugh and enjoy great live theater that delights in offering plays made famous the world over on many a Broadway stage. You'll also find exceptional Children's Theatre productions.

Sahar's
Sahar's

4100 Westown Parkway
Des Moines, IA 50266   Directions

(515) 225-7952

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Book a romantic getaway at Sahar's and get the spa treatment. Indulge in a couples Wine and Rose Spa Treatment offering a full body scrub with grape seeds from California's Napa Valley Wine Region, rose bath salt soak, full-body massage, European facial and spa manicure and pedicure. Romance relaxes here.

The Des Moines Ballroom
The Des Moines Ballroom

2745 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310   Directions

(515) 277-3545

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Sweethearts will be "Dancing with the Stars" after a romantic date at the Des Moines Ballroom. Treat yourself to a fun and exciting Salsa Des Moines or Step into Swing dance class taught by professional ballroom dance instructors. Enjoy being the couple that lights up the dance floor.

Z Balloon Adventures
Z Balloon Adventures

Des Moines, IA

(515) 265-2402

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Love soars over Des Moines at Z Balloon Adventures. Float aloft on a magical hot-air balloon ride, enjoying a flight that offers breathtaking views close enough to see the city, yet far away and above the countryside. Enjoy spending time with your sweetheart while love takes on a flying leap!

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