Dating anniversary activity ideas
Arcades are making a comeback and oftentimes they even serve drinks, so gather up your quarters and go get your Ms. Check out the entire Gen Why series and other videos on Facebook and the Bustle app across Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.
Head to a local brewery to taste all the awesome seasonal beers. Test your teamwork skills with an escape room (seriously, these are so fun). Rent a cabin up in the mountains or by a lake and just try not to have the most romantic weekend. Netflix and chill is for the rest of year, but Netflix and snuggle? Make the most of the cold weather by keeping warm with bae.
Be sure to hit up Montrose Beach on the North Side, South Shore Beach on the South Side or any of the other fantastic beach spots Chicago has to offer.
The lake isn’t the only waterfront in Chicago, though.
If your ideal date involves demonstrating what a stable genius you are, show off your deep base of useless knowledge at one of the many bar trivia nights around town.
The Globe Pub is the granddaddy on the scene, Reggie’s is a great Monday night spot for sports and music trivia, and Simone’s is a standout choice for Q&A trivia Tuesday nights.
The fun part is, Wrigley and Guaranteed Rate couldn’t be more different, so there’s a ballpark experience for everyone.
Each of you should pick their favorite movie and make it a double feature.23. Pick something that makes you feel cozy in the winter and use lots of seasonal veggies. Snuggle up in front of a fire with some spiked hot chocolate or bundle up under a blanket together and watch the sunset with a couple of mugs. Embrace your inner child by building a pillow fort… Winter doesn’t mean your romantic side has to go into hibernation.
Dating may not be the most fun activity you can think of, but take heart knowing this is at least the most fun time to do it in Chicago.
While playing in the snow can definitely make for an awesome time, the key to winter date is planning an activity that takes advantage of the season — whether that's taking in the gorgeous winter scenery, enjoying the weather, or using the dropping temperatures as an excuse to cozy up with your date. This is where I come in, with some suggestions for winter dates to heat up your winter romance without totally cheesing you out.1. Go for a stroll (or cruise around in a nice warm car) to look at all holiday lights together. Take a stroll in a nearby state park and pack a thermos of some adult (aka spiked) hot chocolate.
Speaking of furry friends, go visit them in the zoo or at the aquarium. Play some indoor sports together like indoor mini golf, going for swim at the local indoor pool, or bowling a few games.17.