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Celebrate Date Night In

Created January 28, 2021
Man and woman eating pasta and drinking wine.
There are so many ways to show the one you love just how much you love them. One of them is having a romantic date night in, one that's fun, memorable, and matched with delicious meals that just take that feeling further. We have all the date night in ideas that will help you create the best moments, as well as date night recipes to make together. From taking a virtual museum tour in the comfort of your home, to taking on that puzzle that's been waiting to be solved, these date night ideas are the ones you've been looking for, perfect to do with the one you've been waiting for. Grab some date night recipes too, matched to each activity, and make your night in one you'll remember for years to come.

1. Make a Pizza Together.

This date night idea is both fun and delicious at the same time. Making a pizza together is perfect to get hands-on in the kitchen, and in your relationship while whipping up a homemade pizza in the comfort of your kitchen. Make the dough together, choose your toppings, and create more than just a pizza—create a memory that lasts.

Try it with this unique Skinny Homemade Pizza.

Skinny Homemade Pizza

It's the most delicious way to say I love you, while topping this pizza with all the ingredients you love. The fact that it's also a lightened-up version is the cherry (tomato) on top. You get everything you want, with the one you love, on a crispy homemade crust.

2. Try a Virtual Museum Tour

Why kick open the front door to go to your favorite museum together, when you can sit back, open your laptop, and explore it in the arms of your partner? This activity is a fun, safe, and adventurous way to see the places you've always wanted to explore without breaking the bank. From world-famous art museums to the heart of the galaxy, to jungles and aquariums—every kind of virtual adventure is waiting for you and your fingertips.

3. Tackle a Puzzle

Puzzles are a great way to spend hours together without a moment of boredom. Put together your favorite puzzles, a new one, or that puzzle that's been waiting on a shelf to be finished. It's called a classic for a reason, and with so many pictures to piece together and worlds to explore one jigsaw at a time, there's no wonder why. It's a great activity that has everything going for it, some fun, endless banter, and an art piece that you can be proud of at the end of the night.

Try this activity with our Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms.

Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

It's so easy to make and has all the flavor you'd ever want from a snack. You'll love this decadent and exciting dish—almost as much as you love your significant other. Top it with Progresso® bread crumbs for some delicious, crunchy texture.

4. Home Wine Tasting

Bring the vineyards and all they have to offer to your own lounge. You and your partner can explore different notes and tastes from different regions across the globe while staring into each other's eyes along the way. A home wine tasting is an activity that drips with elegance and class, romance, and fun. Grab your glasses, big and small, and uncork your romance by sipping away into the evening.

5. Movie Night

You can never go wrong by watching your favorite movies for your date night in, and the genres are endless. You and your partner can laugh away at a classic comedy or hold each other tight when watching a horror. You can even transform your lounge into a homemade cinema with popcorn, drinks, and a big-screen experience. A projector is great when it comes to this activity. The trickiest part to making this experience work will be picking a movie both of you can agree on.

Try this date idea with Oven Caramel Corn.

Oven Caramel Corn

Take your movie night to a whole other level with this delicious Oven Caramel Corn. It's the perfect snack to share, with warm and toasted textures that'll make you reach for more and more. It's also super easy to make, so it won't take time away from your date night.

6. Take YouTube Dance Lessons

It's true what they say, "it takes two to tango." For this activity, it couldn't be more accurate. Turn your home into your very own dance studio for two with video tutorials that'll teach you how to rumba, waltz, tango, and twist in all the right ways. The best part is being in each other's arms the whole night through, having fun, and learning a new skill that you'll hold onto for the rest of your life.

7. Have a Spa Day

Sweet romance has never been more relaxing! Your home can be your very own retreat when you set up a DIY spa day just for the two of you. If you have a jacuzzi, all the better. But don't get hung up on the big lavish expenses, you can create your own steam bath in your shower and give massages by the turn. The best part is that this spa session has no time limit on it, you can enjoy it the whole night through. Light some candles, play some relaxing music and start to unwind in the comfort of your own home with the one you love.

Try this activity with our Fruity Mimosa Bar.

Fruity Mimosa Bar

Grab some champagne, Prosecco, and delicious juice to make your spa day all the more tailored and special. You can sip on this uplifting drink while unwinding with your partner. It's an easy recipe and makes for slow-romantic sipping on your date night in.