Creative Dating Ideas

Things to do without “doing it”

Have a picnic at the beach
• Go to a concert
• Go shopping; see what each other’s tastes are like
• Wash each other’s and other people’s cars together
• Visit a grandparent
• Just sit and talk
• Go places with each other’s families
• Go to an interesting seminar/conference
• Go to Bible studies
• Visit each other’s churches

• Go on a bike ride, or even rent a tandem
• Play put-put
• Game night with friends
• Put together a hayride
• Sit and observe people
• Window shop

• Go to a banquet
• Go to a sporting event
• Run errands together
• Ice skate with each other

• Carve a pumpkin together
• Read a book to each other
• Play sports together
• Visit friends or shut-ins
• Go to the circus
• Take pictures
• Take a walk
• Go bowling
• Pray for each other when you’re together

• Rollerblade
• Progressive dinner
Backwards progressive dinner
• Go fishing
• Study together (make sure parents are home!)
• Make a fire and roast marshmallows
• Ride horses
• Cook for each other
• Cook together for other people

• Go boating and fishing
• Rent a classic movie (Movie night!)
• Wrap Christmas presents together
• Write stories or poetry together
• Make homemade icecream
• Play musical instruments together
• Teach each other a talent you have
• Do something neither person has done before
• Windsurf
• Make a homemade pizza
• Volunteer together at a non-profit (like BRAVEheart)

• Play video games
• Go fly a kite
• Play frisbee
• Read the Bible together
• Go jogging together
• Plant flowers
• Work out together
• Walk through an old graveyard and read epitaphs
• Get really dressed up and go to McDonald’s or Burger King
• Attend a school play
• Double date with parents (let them pay!)
• Work with each other doing service projects
• Look at each other’s baby pictures
• Take crazy digital pictures or Polaroids with each other