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5 Unconventional First Date Ideas

So you’ve finally asked out that girl or guy you’ve had your eye on the past several weeks. Good work! Now comes the hard part: Planning your very first date.

We know you want it to be unforgettable. So here are a five great ways to mark your first date and go above and beyond sitting down for a meal or drink or heading to the cinema.

Visit a Botanical Garden or Museum

Taking your date to a beautiful botanical garden or a great museum can be a fantastic way to spend a first date. Both activities involve a bit of movement so you’re not stuck staring at each other the whole time while still giving you a chance to have conversations. Even better is that you’ll get a chance to see some cool stuff.

Mini Golf or Bowling

Low impact leisure activities can be awesome venues for a first date. Much like the aforementioned botanical gardens and museums, activities such as putt putt golfing or lawn or ten-pin bowling give you a chance to do something fun while still providing time for discussion.

Head to a Market

You never quite know what you’re going to get at a market. Sometimes the items on offer could be awesome. Other times it can be all rocks and no diamonds. It’s this unpredictability that makes markets a gold mine for conversation. Whether it’s the people mulling about or the different finds you unearth as you sort through the rubble, a market is a great first date idea.

Take a Cooking Class

This is a great alternative to just grabbing lunch or dinner on a first date. Heading to a group cooking class together provides you a shared experience that can be a platform for further hanging out afterward.

Visit a Brewery

You don’t have to be a party animal to have a great time during a first date. No matter what the time of the year, you can visit a brewery, if you both appreciate a good drink. Sip on your favourite beers and ciders and have some hearty conversations!

Make Date Numero Uno Work!

Use the first date as the perfect opportunity to bond and learn each other's likes and dislikes. Hopefully you’ll hit it off! If you do, your next move should probably be to order flowers online for him or her. Choose from our fantastic assortment of rosescarnations or other great arrangements today.



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