The babysitter is booked, but now it’s the hard part – where to go on date night. In the winter, it can feel even more challenging if you’re forced to stay inside. Here are date night ideas that go far beyond dinner and a movie during these cold days.
10+ Date Nights in Denver This Winter
Escape reality at Convergence Station by Meow Wolf. You’ll journey through this four story immersive art experience that includes storytelling, architecture and sculpture, music and video features. It’s hard to even explain what you’re experience at Meow Wolf, but if you’re up for a fun, and a little insane, experience, this is your place.
Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club
If you’re a dinner and a movie kind of date night couple, mix things up with Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club. Make a reservation online, choosing between a first and second set performing. The food and cocktails are excellent!
Putt Putt at Holey Moley in Downtown Denver
You’ll be putting through shark-infested waters, a candy shop and pop culture scenes at Holey Moley, which is NOT your average mini golf outing. Cocktails and food are available. Make a reservation online before you book your babysitter.
Blow off Steam at 1UP Arcade Bar
The 1UP Arcade Bar with three locations in Denver, features both classics games and the newest hits. Anything from pinball to skeeball to arcade games, you’ll be entertained for hours. All locations have a full bar and food options.
Get Your Craft on at Upstairs Circus in LoDo
Upstairs Circus is a bar-meets-shop-class concept where you and your date can create leather working, woodworking jewelry making, DIY art and design your own projects while enjoying craft cocktails, beer and wine. Food is not served but you can bring your own.
Stock Up on Sweet Treats at the Hammond’s Candy Factory Tour
For a sweet and free date, check out the Hammond’s Candy Factory Tour. Find out how candy canes, lollipops, and even marshmallows are made. After the tour, load up on all your favorite candy and have a movie night! Don’t miss the “Oops” Section where candy that is less than perfect but 100% still tasty is marked for a discount.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace
If you’re looking for an elegant setting, make a reservation for afternoon tea at the Brown Palace. This classic setting includes life piano music that echos through a multi-story atrium. Choose from a selection of teas topped with cream, handmade pastries, scones and tiny sandwiches. Be sure to make reservations.
Take a Cooking Class at Cook Street
Cook Street School of Culinary Arts offers date night classes on a monthly basis, taught by professional chefs. Themed menus are selected with the season’s best ingredients. These classes are meant to be fun and casual, and you get to eat what you cook.
Laugh til it Hurts at Denver Comedy Underground
Denver Comedy Underground brings in comedians from local, regional and national scenes. It is located in the basement of Althea Center for Engaged Spirituality (yes, that’s right). For $20, you get free pizza, free drink and great comedy.
Unwind at the Beer Spa
Beer inspired relaxation? We’re in! Book a babysitter and truly relax with your partner. At Oakwell Beer Spa, you can soak in a bubble bath infused with hops, barely and herbs all while sopping on your favorite local craft beer. Don’t miss the Zero Gravity massage chairs.
Work Together to Break Out of Escapology
Escapology takes escape rooms to a whole new level. They are the only live-action escape room in Denver along with a bar and restaurant, open Wednesdays through Sundays. Choose from seven different themed rooms including Antidote, Mansion Murder, Arizona Shootout, Narco and more. Themed cocktails are available and are allowed in the escape rooms. Check out the Solutions Lounge and Restaurant menu.