8 Creative Stay at Home Date Ideas

May 20, 2020 3 min read

8 Creative Stay at Home Date Ideas

Don’t let being stuck in the house put a damper on date night. Right now, you’re most likely staying home and staying safe which means that your go-to date night options have changed. However, that doesn’t mean that you should skip date night altogether. Planning a stay at home date night is easy, fun, and your pocketbook will thank you. We’ve put together eight creative romantic stay at home date night ideas to get you inspired for your next date night.

Couple having romantic breakfast in bed

 

1. Romantic Breakfast In Bed

Surprise your partner with a delicious breakfast in bed. What better way to start the day than with a home-cooked breakfast with your loved one? You’ll both enjoy the quality time and yummy food. Pro Tip: To prevent crumbs from falling onto your bedding place a towel underneath your breakfast tray.

Couple sharing a picnic

 

2. Picnic at Home

Plan an at-home picnic for two! The great thing about picnics is that you can just about have a picnic anywhere. If it’s a nice day consider heading out to your backyard. You can even picnic on your living room floor. Pack all of your standard picnic favorites: sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit, cheese, crackers, and your favorite wine.

Couple having backyard camp out

 

3. Backyard Camp Out

If you’re going a little stir crazy being stuck at home get some fresh air and a change of scenery with a backyard camp out. Set up your tent and air mattress for a fun-filled night beneath the stars. Start a fire and cook all of your camping favorites, think tin foil dinners, and smores. Play some cards or just relax around the fire, either way, this is sure to be a date night to remember.

Couple enjoying romantic dinner

 

4. Candlelight Dinner For Two

Plan a romantic dinner for two! Create the perfect atmosphere with your best tablecloth dishes, candles, fresh flowers, favorite wine, and romantic playlist. Cook up a dish you normally wouldn’t have; think steak, seafood, or another favorite recipe. Don’t forget dessert!

Couple having a movie night

 

5. Movie Date

Just because you can’t go to the movies doesn’t mean you can’t have an amazing movie night at home. Can’t decide what to watch? Watch your favorite classic flicks, check out something new or even binge-watch a whole new series together. Make movie night extra special with your favorite snacks, popcorn, and a blanket to cuddle under.

Couple giving massage

 

6. Massage and Spa Night

Stressed out? Try planning an at-home massage and spa night. Pamper each other with a relaxing bath, back massages, face masks, and foot massages. Light some candles and play some peaceful music for an extra special touch.

Couple cooking together

 

7. Cook a New Recipe Together

There are so many ways to have fun together in the kitchen. You could have a bake-off competition, cook a traditional meal from a place you’ve always wanted to travel, or try cooking a restaurant favorite from scratch. No matter what you decide, spend quality time cooking, enjoying each other’s company, all while sharing smiles is sure to be a date night favorite.

Couple playing board game

 

8. Game Night

You can never go wrong with a game night! Have fun with a little friendly competition while you play your favorite board or video games together.  Don’t forget the snacks!

Planning an at-home date night doesn’t need to be difficult or expensive with a little creativity; you'll be making lifelong memories.



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