First dates are tough. It’s a test between both parties, whether you want to accept it or not. If the location, company, or conversation sucks the chances for a second one go from possible to not at all. There’s tons of first dates we warned you not to waste your time with and now we want your creative juices to start flowing. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, your first date options will be rising steadily. Here’s 11 unorthodox first dates that’ll make sure you land a second date.
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What better way to get to know someone then to see them comfortable and laughing. It can be a deal breaker too because if a man can’t laugh at a hearty joke, there’s no need for another date.
Bike Ride/Segway Dates
Ride around the park or mini sightsee while getting to know about each other.
Show off your culinary skills (or lack there of) at a cooking class. You two can learn about each other while making a delicious meal together.
Whether you suck or are a member of a bowling team, enjoying the company of your new friend while knocking some pins or gutter balls down the lane is a great way to open up and chat. Also most bowling alley’s have other activities other then bowling so once you get bored of bowling you can switch up the mood without leaving the venue.
Go Cart Racing
A thrilling and competitive first date. You have no choice but to open up as you race around a track trying to beat your date. A great way to open up and good conversation started for once the rides over.
A nice way to try something out of either one of your elements. Most people don’t ice skate on a regular so it would be new and fun, plus it’s always funny watching people ice skate for the first time.
It’s easy to find a local art show in the area. The great things about art shows is that it’s conversation central. While you observe the displays you can have long, intellectual conversations.
Most of them are free and all you have to pay for is food, drinks, and whatever vendors spark your interest. But it’s a great way to enjoy a different atmosphere with a new friend.
A great way to chat while learning about wine and/or beer. Plus if things go well, you two will have a wine of choice that’s special to the two of you.
Normally we are against seeing the movies on your first date but if you do drive in, you can talk as much as you want to without disturbing your neighbors. Plus if you both see an older movie that you already saw, you won’t mind missing a few scenes to learn more about your date.
If money is no option, take your date for a helicopter ride around your city. By the time you land your interest for one another is bound to have risen.
What better way to get the conversation juices flowing than taking a trip to a theme park to take in some rides and play games. You can know how much of a dare devil your date is. Plus if things go well you can always end it with a slow ride on the ferris wheel.
Everyone has their secret inner DJ that’s dying to rock out. With so many DJs on the rise, you can find an academy to teach you and your date a few techniques on mixing.