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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.
Bowlmor Houston
Bowlmor Houston

(713) 461-1207

925 Bunker Hill Rd
Houston, TX 77024   Directions Website

Indulge in an evening of bowling with a twist at Bowlmor Lanes, where you can enjoy an upscale bowling center with plush lounge seating, a full-service bar, and multimedia screens.

Bowlmor Lanes offers state-of-the-art video games and tons of old-school classics. Play your favorites, discover new favorites, and enjoy popular titles like Jurassic Park Arcade, Mario Kart, and the World's Largest Pac-Man.

Bumpy Pickle
Bumpy Pickle

(832) 850-3942

554 Lockwood Dr
Houston, TX 77011   Directions Website

Let your hair down and enjoy sand volleyball and pickleball at Bumpy Pickle, where you can enjoy five well-lit, regulation-size sand volleyball courts and nine pickleball courts. It’s a great place to unwind with friends and coworkers or even on an adventurous date.

Bumpy Pickle offers a lip-smacking menu ranging from tacos to full-blown entrees. They even have something special for the kiddos. And you can bet they did not forget the sweet tooth, dessert-loving bunch.

Color Factory
Color Factory

(347) 378-4071

3303 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098   Directions Website

Enjoy the fascinating and colorful world of the Color Factory, where you can explore kaleidoscopic art and experience the joy of color through interactive installations, immersive rooms, and carefully curated moments inspired by the city of Houston.

They collaborate with multiple artists and art institutions to convey compelling stories that make life a little more colorful and joyful for everyone who is looking for a brighter outlook.

La Carafe
La Carafe

(713) 229-9399

813 Congress St
Houston, TX 77002   Directions Website

Explore the remnants of the Old Market Square at La Carafe, where they have a reasonably priced wine bar where anyone can enjoy a mellow atmosphere, a nice wine selection, and good company with interesting people.

The dim lights are coupled with arguably the best jukebox in town, ringing tunes from jazz and oldies to the cool sounds of Bob Marley.

The bar takes as much space as the area for customers, but that doesn’t stop those wanting to come in and relax a bit, even if it means cozying up to a stranger on a crowded Saturday night.


(346) 406-1300

1818 Washington Ave Ste 180
Houston, TX 77007   Directions Website

Compete in a modern-day spin on putt-putt golf at the Puttery, where you can say goodbye to mini pencils and windmills and hello to digital scorecards, craft cocktails, and culinary creations.

Fully immerse yourself in the game with cocktails crafted exclusively for each course, so play them all to try them all.

Whether you need a corporate team-building event or a milestone birthday party, make any special occasion a memorable night out at the refined putting lounge.

Rooftop Cinema Club
Rooftop Cinema Club

(863) 434-8725

1700 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056   Directions Website

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary and memorable experience at the Rooftop Cinema Club, where it's their mission to transform nights at the movies into cinematic events like no other.

Bring your friends and loved ones, and they'll bring you city skylines, sunsets, starlit evenings, tasty drinks, delicious food, and great movies on the big screen.

Doors open early before the screening so you can enjoy all the elements of our experience during the most beautiful times, golden hour, sunset, and dusk. The movie begins after the sun goes down, just as the stars are coming out and the city lights are starting to twinkle. Outdoor movies have never looked so great.

Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Beer Garden & Restaurant
Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Beer Garden & Restaurant

(713) 686-9494

2000 Lyons Ave
Houston, TX 77020   Directions Website

Enjoy a great meal seven days a week at Saint Arnold Brewing Company's Beer Garden & Restaurant, where you can check out the Tasting Tour of Texas's oldest craft brewery.

Their small crew does everything at the brewery, from brewing the beer, filtering, kegging, and bottling the beer, to selling and drinking the beer. For them, that is a passion, not a job, and they believe that their hard work shows through the beers they produce.


(713) 224-5299

909 Texas Ave
Houston, TX 77002   Directions Website

Rock out over a fabulous restaurant and romantic date destination, followed by an evening of excellent live music and dancing at Sambucca, located in the historic Rice Hotel.

Sambuca is Houston's premier location for dining and live music nightly. Any evening is great for dining, drinking, and enjoying the show.

Whether you need small plates for a bridal shower, a full grazing table for a large luncheon, or desserts for your whole office, let them handle the planning for you. Their staff will work with you to provide a customized menu with savory items complimented by personalized setups.

The Escape Game Houston
The Escape Game Houston

(713) 999-1496

794 Sorella Ct, Ste 127
Houston, TX 77024   Directions Website

Challenge yourself to a unique experience at The Escape Game Houston, where you can choose from one-of-a-kind themes featuring multiple rooms to escape from that are family-friendly and guaranteed immersive experiences.

This Houston location is in CityCentre with popular nearby dining and shopping options. The favorite places to eat include Grimaldi's Pizzeria, Daily Gather, and Yard House, all perfect if you want to turn your escape room experience into a night out on the town. You can also grab some dessert at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams to celebrate a win or get an “I almost escaped” pick-me-up.

The Mad Potter | Paint-your-own-pottery Studios
The Mad Potter | Paint-your-own-pottery Studios

(713) 807-8900

1963 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019   Directions Website

Let your inner Picasso loose at the Mad Potter, where you can paint your pottery in the studio.

Start with choosing from the huge assortment of pottery pieces, including plates, mugs, banks, boxes, and more. Then design and paint by using special techniques and tools that make painting so easy anyone can create a masterpiece. Then take home your masterpiece and treasure it forever.

Enjoy the creativity and fun of ceramic pottery painting at any of their retail locations.

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