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10 Date Night Ideas During Quarantine

10 Date Night Ideas During Quarantine

Practicing social distancing doesn’t mean you have to distance yourself from romance. Whether you’re quarantined with your boo, your bff, or just need a good virtual date night, here are 10 date night ideas during quarantine!

1 | Picnic in the Backyard

Grab your favorite blanket, the best local takeout you can find, a couple of cocktails, and take advantage of the amazing weather outside. Maybe even bring a Bluetooth speaker and put on your favorite jams.

2 | Build a Fort and Watch a Movie

A tried and true fave. Who says you have to be a kid to make a fort and watch a movie? All it takes are a few sheets or blankets, snacks, cocktails, and a TV (or even computer/iPad) for a romantic night in.

3 | Have a Bake-off

Can you tell we have a common thread between these ideas? In case you missed it, it’s FOOD. And we’re not stopping here. Have a bake-off! This idea is inspired by Hayley Paige and Conrad Louis, they have the most epic bake-off’s and share them on Instagram Stories! So grab a new recipe (get ideas here) and have a little competition. 😉 Loser does the dishes?

4 | Start a Puzzle

Puzzles aren’t for the faint of heart. We all know they can take a while, so if you’re looking for ways to pass the time while spending quality time together, puzzles are a solid idea.

5 | Finish a Puzzle

We all know a puzzle is impossible to finish in one night, so keep it out for a few nights and work on it little by little. Once it’s finished, carefully glue the puzzle together with modge podge (2 layers on each side) and frame it. Now it’s a work of art!

6 | Hit the Road (safely)

If you’re itching to get out of the house and your local guidelines comply, hit the road and drive-thru your fave local coffee shop. Find a pretty place to watch the sunset or stargaze, and of course, stay 6′ apart from everyone else. 😉

7 | Have a Virtual Date

Just because you’re apart right now doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected with your babe or friends! You can play games virtually on the House Party App or on Jackbox TV. Grab a drink, snuggle on the couch, and connect with your babe or friends virtually!

8 | Board Game Night

Cook a delicious home-cooked meal and play a board game or two! Here are some of my faves!
Ticket to Ride (we love the New York edition)
Santorini (pictured below)
Disney’s Villainous
Settlers of Catan

9 | Go for a Walk

Start a FaceTime call or grab your boo, get outside, and spend some quality time together. Just because you’re not in proximity, doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some much-needed Vitamin D by going on a romantic walk.

10 | Get Dolled Up

Dress up in your fanciest outfit, set the table with candles, turn on Khalid in the background, and share a meal in the comfort of your own home. Mix and match from the previous date night ideas and enjoy a quiet night in!

Bonus Date Night Idea | Write A Love Letter

For the couples who are going through long-distance, there’s nothing better than the magic of a handwritten note from the one you love. Get sappy, cheesy, and pour your heart out.

If these date night ideas were your jam, you may also want to read about my top 10 coffee shops in Arizona.

10 Date Night Ideas During Quarantine

Practicing social distancing doesn’t mean you have to distance yourself from romance. Whether you’re quarantined with your boo, your bff, or just need a good virtual date night, here are 10 date night ideas during quarantine!

1 | Picnic in the Backyard

Grab your favorite blanket, the best local takeout you can find, a couple of cocktails, and take advantage of the amazing weather outside. Maybe even bring a Bluetooth speaker and put on your favorite jams.

2 | Build a Fort and Watch a Movie

A tried and true fave. Who says you have to be a kid to make a fort and watch a movie? All it takes are a few sheets or blankets, snacks, cocktails, and a TV (or even computer/iPad) for a romantic night in.

3 | Have a Bake-off

Can you tell we have a common thread between these ideas? In case you missed it, it’s FOOD. And we’re not stopping here. Have a bake-off! This idea is inspired by Hayley Paige and Conrad Louis, they have the most epic bake-off’s and share them on Instagram Stories! So grab a new recipe (get ideas here) and have a little competition. 😉 Loser does the dishes?

4 | Start a Puzzle

Puzzles aren’t for the faint of heart. We all know they can take a while, so if you’re looking for ways to pass the time while spending quality time together, puzzles are a solid idea.

5 | Finish a Puzzle

We all know a puzzle is impossible to finish in one night, so keep it out for a few nights and work on it little by little. Once it’s finished, carefully glue the puzzle together with modge podge (2 layers on each side) and frame it. Now it’s a work of art!

6 | Hit the Road (safely)

If you’re itching to get out of the house and your local guidelines comply, hit the road and drive-thru your fave local coffee shop. Find a pretty place to watch the sunset or stargaze, and of course, stay 6′ apart from everyone else. 😉

7 | Have a Virtual Date

Just because you’re apart right now doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected with your babe or friends! You can play games virtually on the House Party App or on Jackbox TV. Grab a drink, snuggle on the couch, and connect with your babe or friends virtually!

8 | Board Game Night

Cook a delicious home-cooked meal and play a board game or two! Here are some of my faves!
Ticket to Ride (we love the New York edition)
Santorini (pictured below)
Disney’s Villainous
Settlers of Catan

9 | Go for a Walk

Start a FaceTime call or grab your boo, get outside, and spend some quality time together. Just because you’re not in proximity, doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some much-needed Vitamin D by going on a romantic walk.

10 | Get Dolled Up

Dress up in your fanciest outfit, set the table with candles, turn on Khalid in the background, and share a meal in the comfort of your own home. Mix and match from the previous date night ideas and enjoy a quiet night in!

Bonus Date Night Idea | Write A Love Letter

For the couples who are going through long-distance, there’s nothing better than the magic of a handwritten note from the one you love. Get sappy, cheesy, and pour your heart out.

If these date night ideas were your jam, you may also want to read about my top 10 coffee shops in Arizona.

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I'm an intimate wedding photographer for lovers and the occasional rebels. You can expect to see all the desert magic and adventure throughout the blog posts below. Whether you're looking for photo inspiration or wedding planning tips and tricks, I'm your girl!

Hey Babes, I'm Suzy!

Browse by Category:

weddings

engagements

elopements

travel

resources

fave vendors