Date Ideas
in Newark, NJ (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

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.

Branch Brook Park

115 Clifton Ave
Newark, NJ 07104   Directions

(973) 268-2300


Located just minutes away from the heart of downtown and all of its attractions, Branch Brook Park is a gorgeous retreat in the middle of an urban landscape. Wander through its 360 acres of sprawling meadows and woodlands. Walk, jog, bike or birdwatch along the miles of undulating terrain, filled with streams and lakes and lined with 4,000 cherry blossom trees.

Couple Massage NJ

3701 Bergenline Ave
Union City, NJ 07087   Directions

(201) 974-8877


Spend some quality, romantic time together at Couple Massage NJ, just minutes outside of Newark. Couples massages are one of the most relaxing activities and an excellent way to unwind. Stay in the same room as you breathe in the wonderful scent of aromatherapy oils, listen to the angelic music and receive wonderful massages side-by-side.

Dream Horse Carriage Company

46 Cathy Court
Jackson, NJ 08527   Directions

(732) 928-8593


The romantic horse-drawn carriages from Dream Horse Carriage Company help create an evening straight from a fairytale. Ride around Newark in style–choose from traditional carriages and coaches or rustic wagons and surreys. Call ahead to reserve one of the elegant, all-white Cinderella Pumpkin Carriages to really make your special someone’s dreams come true!

Grape Escape

12 Stults Rd
Dayton, NJ 08810   Directions

(609) 409-9463


Do more than just share a bottle of wine with your date–create your own together! Grape Escape allows guests to become part of the winemaking process. First, personalize your unique wine by choosing the region, grape type, barrel type and the amount of aging it will receive. Then, learn about crushing, pressing, racking and bottling. Finish off your romantic experience with a customized label.

Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar and Lounge

77 Ferry St
Newark, NJ 07105   Directions

(973) 578-8114


Looking for that ideal mixture of classy yet casual for your next romantic date? Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar, and Lounge–one of the city’s premier dining venues–turns small plate “tapas” style dining into an art. Sip on some of the finest wines and top beers from around the world as you and your date take in some of the visual arts and live entertainment.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

1000 Richmond Ter
Staten Island, NY 10301   Directions

(718) 448-2500


Stroll through the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden in Staten Island for an awe-inspiring melding of greenery and architecture. This historical collection of buildings houses massive art galleries and museums. However, the beautifully landscaped grounds are the best part for lovers looking for the perfect backdrop for a romantic date.

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