10 Fun Cheap Date Ideas for Couples on a Budget ...

By Ashlee

Congratulations, you met someone who you want to genuinely spend time with and you are looking forward to the things you two can do together. You're probably looking for some fun cheap date ideas that will save you money and let you get to know each other better.

If you're ready to make some memories, you need to try all of these fun cheap date ideas.

Table of contents:

  1. cooking
  2. bowling
  3. swimming
  4. explore the outdoors
  5. go for a picnic
  6. go hiking
  7. learn something together
  8. play games and sports
  9. stargaze
  10. holiday festivities

1 Cooking

Rather than shoveling out cash at a restaurant, cook something together at home. You can also take a cooking class and learn how to cook with your partner. This is one of the best fun cheap date ideas because you get to eat something yummy.

2 Bowling

Many bowling alleys have deals on select days that will give you a discount. Thought Catalog explains “if you go during the week you can find somewhere to do it super cheap.”

3 Swimming

If you have access to a swimming pool or a hot tub, jump in.
Many communities also have pools that are inexpensive.
Swimming can be a refreshing activity that you can both enjoy.

4 Explore the Outdoors

Redbook Magazine recommends spending a day at the beach.
If you are far from a beach you can also try new things in your community. “Lots of cities are getting cheap and easy bikes you can rent around town and return at any number of vending locations.” Thought Catalog says. “This is a great way to see your neighborhood differently.”

5 Go for a Picnic

Grab your favorite food and a blanket, then head outside. You can enjoy getting out of the house and getting some sun.

6 Go Hiking

Find a place with a view. This is another physical activity that you'll both love. Most cities have hikes for all skill levels so make sure to choose a trail you're both comfortable with.

7 Learn Something Together

There are always activities that you can learn together.
he two of you could learn a new language or how to play an instrument. Having a new hobby to do together can be rewarding for the both of you.

8 Play Games and Sports

Board games can be an easy way to save money.
Another fun date for those who want to exercise is to play some basketball or Frisbee. You and your partner can also watch sports games together if you have a favorite team.

9 Stargaze

Relax and look up at the stars with your special someone.
Redbook Magazine explains you can learn more about constellations and each other while looking up at the sky.

10 Holiday Festivities

Celebrate the seasons with creative projects including designing costumes for Halloween and decorating a tree for Christmas. “Indulge in a seasonal activity: pumpkin carving, making hot chocolate from scratch, grilling outside,” Thought Catalog says.

Celebrate, connect, and bond over life.

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