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Dutch Oven Cooking

Enjoy an evening of Dutch Oven Cooking around the campfire.

Create Your Own Ceramics

Try your hand at ceramics at Color Me Mine in Provo where you get to paint and design your own stlye.

Bake Something

Show your date your culinary skills and bake something delicious!

Gingerbread Houses

It doesn't have to be Christmas time to make gingerbread houses. See who can make the best house.


Go Caroling – even if it's not Christmas.

Kid Olympics

Put on an Olympics for little kids.

Quilt Making

Go to your local fabric store and get some tips on how to make a quilt. Then use it to watch a movie and cuddle!

Outdoor Film

Grab a laptop or portable device and watch a video outside under the stars. If you want to make a scary movie even scarier watch it in the woods!

Caramel Apples

Make caramel apples, it is just as good and a lot more fun!

Cultural Food

Make a homemade dish from a different country and get a taste for their culture.

Breakfast For Dinner

Make your date breakfast for dinner.

Pumpking Carving

Make your own designs on a piece of paper and then carve them into pumpkins.


Dress up like clowns and be in a parade.

No Talking

Go on a date where neither of you can communicate verbally (this might not be too hard in some situations).

Model Car/Plane

Buy a model car or plane kit and make it together!

Progressive Dinner

Have a progressive dinner with a group of friends where each couple is in charge of a certain portion of the meal.

Fondue Party

Have a fondue party with a big group date.

Egg Parachuting

Get eggs and make parachutes for them. Then throw them off a building or a cliff. See who’s parachute keeps the egg from breaking.

Start a Garden

Start some seeds in plastic cups and see who's grows faster.

Make Pizza

Make homemade pizza creating any type of pizza you want.


Dress up like a robber and “kidnap” your date. Rush in with a group of friends stealing him or her away to some fun activity.

Soap/Wood Carving

Have a soap or wood carving contest. If you use wood be sure to get a soft wood so it can be easily carved.

Bow and Arrow

Go into the woods and get flexible sticks. Get bailing twine or some kind of strong small rope and make bows. Then have target practice with them.


Make a piñata together and then break it with a group of friends.

Stove Marshmellow Roasting

Roast marshmallows over your stove and make delicious smores. See who can make the perfect one!


Make a fire and make smores.

Treasure Hunt

Set this up beforehand, writing clues on pieces of paper and leaving them all around town. Each clue should lead to the next, and at the end a grand prize. You’ll have a blast driving around! It’s best if the places and clues are meaningful to the two of you.

Wild Flowers

Go on a scenic drive and collect wild flowers. Click above for more info.

Celebrity Date

Have everybody dress up like a different celebrity.

Night Bike Ride

Take a stroll on your bikes at night. It is tons of fun and a perfect way to spend a summer night!

Around The World Ping-Pong

This requires more than 2 people. Each person hits the ball once and then runs around to the other side of the table to hit it again. If the ball is missed just once you are out.

Relay Games

Play a number of different relay games with your date competing against other couples.

Hide & Go Seek

Get a group together and play hide and go seek in a park. Click above to find the nearest park to you.

Skittle Bowling

Get a bag of skittles and make each color represent something different (ex: red=spin three times before bowling etc). Click above to find the nearest bowling alley.

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is one of the best games to play with a group of people. Click above to find a park near you.

Baseball Game

Go to a local professional baseball game. Click above for more info.

Three Legged Soccer

Play three-legged soccer against other couples.


Put a towell over the ice block and slide away down the hill. Click above to find a park near you.

Water Balloon Volleyball

Grab some towells and play water balloon volleyball.

Classic Movie Night

Nothing’s more romantic than a classic romance. A few sure-fire recommendations: Casablanca, Roman Holiday, Some Like It Hot and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Click above for info on local movie rental locations.

Poetry Reading

These can be a lot of fun, especially if you have a poem you can go up and read.

Park BBQ

Have a BBQ in the park preferably somewhere up the canyon! And be sure to take a frisbee or some games to play while you're up there too. Click above to find a park near you.

Take a Tour

Take your date on a local tour. Click above for more info on Tours & Sightseeing.

Arts & Museums

Take your date to a local Museum or Art Gallery. Click above for more info.

Moving Van Party

Have a party in the back of a rented moving van, include decorations.

Scavenger Hunt

This is always a lot of fun with a big group. Race against the other couples to see who gets done first. Also try a picture scavenger hunt with digital cameras.

Dollar Date

Go on a date where you can’t spend more than a dollar. The possibilities are endless!

Rock Skipping Contest

Have a rock skipping contest at a lake!

Candlelight Dinner

Make or buy dinner and have it in a secluded place by candlelight.

Make A Movie

Interview people on video, or make your own movie then post it on YouTube.

Marshmellow War

Buy PVC pipe and cut them into two foot lengths. Buy small marshmallows and shoot them at each other.

Sidewalk Art

Buy some chalk and draw pictures on the sidewalk. Write messages to people who will be walking by.

Have a Picnic

Make a picnic and have it in the park or up the canyon.

Ring Shopping

Pretend like you are getting married and go shop for rings.

Toe Painting

Paint pictures using only your toes.


Buy a coloring book and crayons and have a coloring contest.

Sound Scavenger Hunt

Have a sound scavenger hunt with tape recorders. Race against other couples.


Send your date an anonymous reserved seat ticket to some event, and when they arrive sit down next to them.

Deliver Yourself

Have yourself delivered to your date in a box.

Garage Sale/Ebay Date

Go garage sale hopping and try to find the best deals then sell them on Ebay. Use the money you make on your next date.

Learn Something New

Learn to do something you have never done before with your will bring your together.

Kennecott Copper Mines Tour

Take the tour up by the point of the mountain.


Visit Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. Click above for more details.

Christmas Lights

Drive around and look at Christmas Lights. Click above for more info.

Airplane Tour

Go to the Hill Airforce Base north of Salt Lake and see some old and new war planes.

Bird Watching

Get a book at the library and then go bird watching.

Car Work

Work on the car. Learn or teach your date how to change the oil.

Thanksgiving Point

Go to Thanksgiving Point out toward the point of the mountain. There are tons of things to do and see.

Candlelight dinners

Even if you can only cook one thing well, you’ve got it made. Pasta or steaks are easy and sure bets (although I don’t eat steak anymore). A good dessert tops it off well. The candles are a nice touch. Pick some flowers too. Most women love a man who can cook, especially for them.

Elf Date

There is a part in the movie ELF where Buddy (Will Ferrell) writes out an agenda on an etch-a-sketch for a day with his dad. The list includes making snow angels, going ice skating, eat as much tollhouse cookie dough as you can, and then snuggling.

Watch The Sunrise

Get up early and watch the sunrise together.

Temple Square

Go to the visitors center on Temple Square, watch the movies, learn about the history of the LDS church.

Church Activity

Bring your date to a church activity. It is already planned and payed for.


Watch fireworks or light your own. Get a big group and all pitch in for fireworks.

Mexican fiesta

Everyone meet up and make mexican food with mexican music in the background. You can possibly hire some mariachies if you want. Have a fiesta. After dinner, make pinatas with your date and stuff them with candy and then everyone hits them open and enjoys. After all of that, you watch Nacho Libre or another Mexican Classic!