Little List: Non-Dinner Date Night Ideas

Dinner and drinks is always fun but sometimes you want to go out and do something different when spending time with your significant other. Here is a list of local date night options that do not involve sitting in a restaurant.

Still Involving Food


Cake Decorating at Carlo's Bake Shop

Wine and Cheese Class at Cheese + Wine

Baking Classes at Choc O Pain

Hudson Table's Cooking Classes

Baking Class at Sugarsuckle

Sporty Things

NJ Devils Hockey Game

Rock Climbing at Gravity Vault

Kayak or SUP in the Hudson with Resilience Paddle Sports

Giants or Jets Football Games

Jersey City Archery Classes

Red Bulls Soccer Game

Go Karts at RPM Raceway Jersey City

Golf at Skyway Golf Course in Jersey City

Get Cultured in Newark

Grammy Museum Experience

Newark Art Museum

Performing Arts options at NJPAC

Relaxing Activities and Couples Massages

Hand and Stone

Massage Envy


Do Something Educational

Hoboken Historical Museum

Liberty Science Center

Check out Hoboken Library's Reading Garden

Painting Classes with wine at Arte Vino

For Viewing Pleasure

A movie at BowTie Cinema

Mile Square Theater

Visit the Barsky Gallery for contemporary art

Visit Mana Contemporary art gallery

See a concert at White Eagle Hall


Classic Harbor Line Sunset Cruise from North Cove

Volunteer at Liberty Humane Society

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