Our list of the best date night ideas in Washington, D.C.

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A romantic dinner by candlelight can be counted on to make for a great date night. But sometimes it can be fun on date night to shake things up a bit. Maybe do an activity you both enjoy but haven’t done in ages. Or try something completely new.

The most important thing is that you do this together. Have fun trying something new together or revisit something from your past.

I think your significant other will appreciate your thinking a little outside of the box. That will show how much you care. And if you do something you both enjoy doing and you do it together and then have that romantic dinner. Well, I think that would be the perfect date night!

1. Fairfax Ice Arena

Skating together holding hands can be both fun and romantic.

Click here to save 44% on your admission.

2. River Sea Chocolates

Click here to book Craft Chocolates tasting and a tour.

3. Cooking Class

Take a cooking class together and learn how to make pasta by clicking here.  Or click here to learn how to make sushi together.

4. Boos & Booze Haunted Pub Crawl Washington

Learn about the dark side of D.C. and visit ghostly pubs by clicking here and taking this tour.

5. Room Of Rage

Click here to book an axe throwing session for 2 at a discount.

6. McClintock Distillery

Click here to book a Distillery tour, spirits tasting and shot glasses for two at a discounted price.

7. Washington Capitals

Take in an NHL hockey game.  Click here to book a ticket for up to 34% off.

8. All In Adventures Escape Rooms

Work together to solve puzzles and find clues to escape the room.  Click here to book a ticket at a discounted price of up to 33% off.

9. City Brew Tours

Get a behind the scenes tour of three breweries and three beers from each brewery.  Save up to 21% by clicking here.

10. Washington D.C. Monuments By Moonlight

See the famous landmarks by moonlight in an electric vehicle with the Monuments By Moonlight Tour.

11. Cherry Blossom Tidal Basin Walking Tour

Learn about the history of these lovely trees and Washington and see the beautiful flowers on this tour.

12. Washington D.C. Premiere Dinner Cruise

Soak in the beauty of Washington from the water and enjoy an especially romantic dinner on the Washington D.C. Premiere Dinner Cruise.

13. The Magic Duel

See D.C.’s #1 Comedy Show filled with laughs by buying a ticket here.

14. D.C. Independent Film Festival

It showcases cutting edge features, shorts and documentaries and is a competitive festival. Buy a ticket here.

15. The World Goes Round

Hear some of the greatest Broadway hits from Chicago, Cabaret and more.  Click here for a discounted ticket.