Finish off the night over hot fudge sundaes at Margie’s Candies and try to snag a seat in the famed "Beatles Booth." First dates are nerve-wracking, and have been known to cause people to drink a bit more than they should on occasion.Lower your inhibitions without the risk of getting sloppy with a cocktail (or kocktail? Even if you don’t experience the relaxing, sedative and euphoric properties the kava root is said to have, it’ll give you both the chance to bond over a new experience.” texts, check out these 45 actually great Chicago date ideas.
Grab a blanket, pack some snacks, bring a bottle of wine, and kick back on the lawn.
Outdoor concerts are low-pressure, laid-back, and give you the opportunity to talk and get to know each other better. Turn up the fun factor by challenging your date to a game.
They've got one of the largest dark-liquor selections in this neighborhood, plus a pretty sweet fireplace.
Visit Headquarters Beercade or Emporium for arcade games, or Guthries Tavern for good, old-fashioned board games, all with great beer options.
Take a moment to enjoy the beauty that Chicago has to offer, then learn how to start your career as a beekeeper or get your hands dirty at one of Garfield Park’s compost tutorials. Go ahead and visit some of the area's other amazing parks.
Tip: although shisha is quite different from tobacco, make sure your date isn't devoted to maintaining perfectly pink lungs before making any reservations.
Start off the night at Superdawg and see if your date passes the ketchup test, then make your way over to Southport Lanes -- one of the few bowling alleys left that uses human pinsetters.
Despite the fact that we live in a massive city filled with endless options for things to eat, see, and experience, coming up with fun and interesting date ideas can be insanely difficult.
Before you subject your date to another round of “I don’t know, what do you want to do?