Seven Unconventional Ideas for an Extraordinary First Date

You’ve asked your crush whether they want to hang out with you and they said yes! Now comes the hard part – organizing a memorable and fun first date that doesn’t feel like a cliché taken from a romantic film.

First date at a restaurant Here are seven interesting and unconventional ideas that you can use to impress your date.

1. Stargazing

Hale-Bopp Comet And City At NightFind a nice, secluded location with an amazing view of the night sky, put a chill playlist together, grab some snacks, a nice bottle of wine, and a comfy blanket, and take your date stargazing. To make things better, bring a telescope with you. This will enable you to share your passion and spend quality time together without any distractions.

Calm Your Nerves With Ax Throwing

2. Ax Throwing

Ax ThrowingGoing on a first date can be stressful, especially if you haven’t been on one for a long time. Ax throwing is an excellent way to get rid of anxiety and stress and forget about your worries. It’s also a great ice breaker as it will instantly spark a conversation about your unorthodox choice of activity.

3. Cooking Class

Cooking ClassTaking a cooking class can be fun, educational, and revelatory. It will enable you to find out who will be the master chef in your relationship if things work out. Furthermore, there’s just something romantic about making a mess and having your hands covered with flour while kneading the dough together.

4. Volunteering

Volunteering Everybody supports a certain cause, which makes volunteering a great idea for a first date. It will enable you to share your convictions on certain matters, as well as to put your time to good use. There’ll be plenty to keep you busy and you may even end up bonding over the experience.

Good Food and a Nice Conversation, the Perfect Combo for a Great First Date

5. Sample Treats

Food festivalTake your date to a food festival and sample different treats. This will keep the conversation going and will enable you to check whether you have similar taste. If things go well, you’ll even have the information you need to take your crush to a nice restaurant that they will enjoy for your second date.

6. Gift Hunting

Wrapped GiftsGift hunting is an interesting way to have a quality first date at the mall while hiding from bad weather. Set up a small budget (between $10 and $20) and give each other 30 minutes to buy something for one another. Obviously, you don’t know each other well, meaning that you’ll most likely end up having a laugh at your choices.

7. Trivia Night

Trivia nightAs the quote goes, “intelligence is sexy” and what better way to showcase your brainpower than by attending trivia night at a local bar. Form a dream team and bond over your shared knowledge of movies, geography, sports, etc. The best part of this date is that winners usually drink on the house.

You’re trying to start a new relationship and what better way to do that than to try something new on your first date. It will surely allow you to make a good impression and put the odds in your favor.