10 Creative And Fun Second Date Ideas
No matter whether you’re a guy or a girl, the onus on choosing where to go for a second date will fall on you at some point or another.
After all, they chose the first date, so it’s only fair that you choose the follow-up, right?
But what do you do when the first date was so freaking awesome and you’re nervous that your second date will be pale in comparison and that your date will just want to run on home?!
You could ask a few friends for advice, and you could just stick to the tried and tested formula of going out for a drink and a chat.
Or! You could take a look at our top 10 creative and fun second date ideas!
Now, why didn’t we think of that earlier?!
1. Cook Dinner At Home
Since the first date went so smoothly, you might have already considered inviting your date around to your home for the next meet-up.
But rather than stick a film on where no one is allowed to talk or breathe too loudly for the next 2 hours, why not cook dinner?
If both of you are dab hands in the kitchen, cooking is a fantastic way to encourage conversation and to help ease any second date nerves. Moreover, if you cook with wine you’ll be winning all around.
2. Hit A Theme Park
Another one of fun second date ideas is to hit a theme park. The first date is always about passing the first test and making a good impression. You’re both a bag of nerves, and as such it’s not always easy to relax and let your hair down.
But now that’s out of the way, why not have some fun the second time around at a theme park? Hit the bumper cars and you’ll be laughing your heads off in no time.
3. Visit A Museum Or An Art Gallery Together
Next one of great second date ideas is to visit an art gallery or a museum together. It can be especially great if you both are avid art lovers. Visiting a museum together can also help get the conversation going and will help you get to know each other better.
4. Go Volunteering
Volunteering is a really fun date idea, and some people even volunteer together on their very first date.
But volunteering is probably more suited to a second date, as it gives the pair of you the chance to work side by side with one another and chat all day long. Moreover, you’ll feel positive and happy knowing that you’re helping out the community, which in turn will help make you feel more positive about where this date is heading.
5. Watch The Sun Rise Together
Another one of wonderful second date ideas is to watch the sun rise together, and this one is for the romantics. Picture the scene: you’ve picked your date up at 3am, and you’re driving out to the mountains. You’ve got all the gear, including food and water, and you’re going to perch yourself high above the ground so that you can watch the sun gently come alive in the morning.
You’ll see some amazing colours, including not just the sun’s slowly rising beams but also the city lights, and you’ll feel a connection to each other, as well as the cosmos and all its infinite glory. Watching the sun rise together is a great way to forge intimacy and create awesome memories.
6. Enjoy Music Together
If you’re both big fans of live music, what better way to spend a second date than at a gig?
You could start the day eating out together before hitting the bar for a drink. Then, you could make your way to the concert venue.
No matter what kind of music you’re into, be it jazz, pop, soul, funk or even heavy rock, enjoying the music you both love creates a sense of togetherness.
7. Go For A Walk
This second date idea is really for those who really super comfortable around one another the first time around.
Strolling in the park with a coffee doesn’t sound like much, but it is, if you felt that spark on the first date. You should choose somewhere interesting, as well as somewhere big enough to give you ample time to roam around, and who knows? If it goes well enough, you might even end up holding hands.
8. Get Up On The Karaoke
Karaoke is another one of fun second date ideas. If you both just love to sing and don’t mind getting up in front of an audience to belt out some of your favourite tunes, having a ball at the karaoke might just be for you guys.
Karaoke can be mega fun, and the best thing is that you could both get up and sing a romantic duet together.
Just make sure you’re not off-key, otherwise they may quickly go off you! Also, no Tina Turner!
9. Have A Picnic
This second date idea is really simple, but it’s also ingeniously creative, because you can literally do anything whilst having a picnic.
For example, as well as bringing food and drink along, you could also bring along a board game. Or, if you’re both up for it, you could play a revealing game of Truth or Dare.
Having a picnic can help you to relax with one another, and it’s a perfect chance to get to know each other. Moreover, you could make it last, so that you get to watch the sunset together.
And if it rains, is there anything more romantic than scurrying to hide under the trees? We think not!
10. Go To See Some Comedy
If you both love to laugh, hitting a live comedy club could be the second date for you.
Humour relieves the pressure on a date, and it also gives you an insight into how serious/laid back/fun your date really is. After all, it’s essential that you both share the same sense of humour.
If they sit there with a sour face, whilst you almost choke with laughter, you might quickly realise they’re not for you! If, however, you both a have a ball, it could be the start of a long and fruitful relationship.
What are your favourite fun second date ideas?