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200+ Fun Alphabet Dating Ideas for 2023

Last Updated on August 18, 2023 | 0 Comments
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If you’re stuck in a bit of a dating rut and can’t seem to find the spark in your social life, mix up your nights out with alphabet dating ideas! No matter what letter you land on when you spin the wheel, you’re in for a great time.

What exactly are alphabet date ideas? They’re lists of fun activities indexed by the letter they begin with. It’s a simple way to add some spontaneity when choosing. Your alphabet dating ideas don’t have to be entirely new. Include things you already love with some new options to freshen things up. Our take on the best alphabet dates for each letter has you covered from A to Z.


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A-G Alphabet Dating Ideas

"A" Alphabet Dating Ideas

Anytime you and the object of your affection are aiming for awesome activities, you can count on A-centered alphabet dates to amaze and astound. Acting classes, art festivals, auto races…the array of alphabetic options is absolutely adorable!

  • Amusement park
  • Animal preserve
  • Adopt a rescue pet together
  • Art festival
  • Arcade
  • Acting classes
  • Antique shopping
  • Axe throwing
  • Animation festival
  • Apple picking
  • Archery
  • Automobile show
  • Appetizer crawl
  • Afternoon tea
  • Aquarium
  • Astrology reading
  • Auto race
  • Art classes
  • Asian dining 
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Date Ideas That Start With "B"

The bounty of B dating ideas means you’ll never be bored with your boo. Begin with the basics like a backyard BBQ, or bust out the big bucks for a black-tie dinner. With this bold bevy of B-themed beauties, you’ll be able to build beautiful moments together without breaking the bank.

  • Backyard BBQ
  • Basketball game
  • Backpacking
  • Biking on the beach
  • Brunch at a new place
  • Build snowmen or sandcastles
  • Bookstore
  • Black-tie dinner at a warm and cozy restaurant
  • Birdwatching
  • Bungee jumping
  • Boating
  • Boba bar
  • Bakery
  • Balance boards
  • Bonfire
  • Ballet performance
  • Banana boat
  • Backyard camping
  • Broadway show
  • Bed and breakfast 

Date Ideas for "C"

Our curated compilation of C dates covers a collection of creative choices, including canoodling at a carnival, conquering a CrossFit class and checking out a chocolate factory. It’s the cream of the crop of alphabet dating ideas, so complete that you’ll come up with charming couplings no matter what you choose!

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"D" Alphabet Dating Ideas

Don’t know what to do during date night? You’ll discover a delightful array of dates that begin with D. Daring daters can try deep sea diving or duck tours, while more demure duos can make do with dance lessons or a day at the dog park for a fun double date idea. Dive in and discover the dynamic display of D dates at your disposal. 

  • Drag show
  • Dance club
  • Distillery tour
  • Dog park
  • Doordash Delivery (How does Doordash work?)
  • Deep sea diving
  • Disc golf
  • Doughnut shop
  • Dollar menu dining
  • Dim sum
  • Drive-in movie
  • Darts at a pub
  • Disneyland
  • Duck tour
  • Dinner theater
  • Downtown Disney
  • Dessert sampler
  • Drawing lessons
  • Discount movies
  • Dinner cruise
  • Dollar store shopping spree 

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"E" Date Ideas

The exceptional examples of E dates include exhilarating escape rooms, energizing exercise sessions and extreme sports exhibitions that are sure to entertain. Even if you engage in something elementary like an evening stroll, you’re ensured of an entrancing encounter!

  • Escape rooms
  • Exercise
  • Evening stroll
  • Explore a new city
  • Escape to a resort
  • Explore downtown
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Eat at a new place
  • Ecotour
  • Elegant dinner
  • Estate sale
  • Eighties-themed party
  • Extreme sports
  • Engagement party ideas
  • Empire State Building
  • Equestrian show
  • Elope
  • Eight ball at a local bar
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Early bird special 
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Date Ideas for "F"

F-centered dates are foolproof for finding fun ways to fill your free time together. Try Frisbee in the park or First Fridays for free festivities, or fall in line for a film festival featuring your favorite flicks. You’re in for first-rate fun things for couples to do with every fantastic option.    

"G" Date Ideas

Get in gear with these glossy G dates ranging from great getaways to go-karts guided with gusto. Easygoing groups might geek out over game night or gourmet dining, while gutsier gangs may go gaga for getting tattoos — a G alphabet date with an edge! Give this group of G-named dates a gander and grab some grand together time.

  • Gourmet dining
  • Go to the gym
  • Gaming café
  • Glass blowing
  • Go-karts
  • Go for a drive
  • Get tattoos
  • Golfing
  • Garden tour
  • Grilling
  • Ghost tour (where better than a New Orleans ghost tour?)
  • Guitar lessons
  • Gala
  • Gyros
  • Garage sales
  • Gelato
  • Game night
  • Grand Canyon
  • Glamping
  • Gallery tour
  • Goat yoga 
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H-M Alphabet Dating Ideas

Date Ideas That Start With "H"

Happy couples hoping for heartfelt happenings are in a heap of luck with H-lettered alphabet dates! Hover above it all on a helicopter tour, help out at Habitat for Humanity or head to the hills for a national park hike. With so many possibilities, you’ll have a heck of a time hanging out with your honey!

  • Harbor cruise
  • Hang out in a hammock
  • Hayride
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Hiking in a national park
  • Horseback riding
  • Hang gliding
  • Hot yoga
  • Holiday parties
  • Helicopter tour
  • Hockey match
  • Haunted house tour
  • Harvest festival
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • High school football game
  • Hula lessons
  • Hop On Hop Off tour
  • Happy hour
  • Historical museum
  • Hookah bar
  • Hot tubbing 

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"I" Alphabet Dating Ideas

The inviting selection of I-lettered dates make interesting insertions into any itinerary. Try Irish dance classes to improve your image on the dance floor, or plan an indoor camping trip for an intimate evening in. Whether you’re interested in intriguing icebreakers or intent on indulgent idleness, you’ll find ideal instances to include on you date.  

  • Ice cream parlor
  • Ice skating for a classic winter date idea
  • Indoor camping
  • Irish dance classes
  • Intimate night at home
  • Improv classes
  • Italian dining
  • Island hopping
  • Ice bar
  • IHOP
  • Indie film festival
  • Ikea shopping and dinner adventure  
  • Indian dining
  • Inspirational speaker
  • Irish pub
  • Indoor soccer game
  • Interior design expo
  • In-N-Out Burger 
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"J" Date Ideas

You’ll jump at the job of picking just the right jewel from these joyful, J-oriented alphabetic dates. Take a jaunt on a jet, sign up for juggling lessons or make jams and jellies for a jaw-dropping joint project. The jury is in, and J-dates are just the jazziest. But don’t take our word for it…judge for yourself!

  • Jet ski
  • Jogging
  • Jazz concert
  • Jigsaw puzzle contest
  • Jacuzzi
  • Juggling lessons
  • Jamaican dining
  • Juice bar
  • Jeep tour
  • Jewelry making classes
  • Jump on a jet
  • Junk food dinner
  • Japanese dining
  • Jump in a trampoline park
  • Jam and jelly making
  • Judo classes
  • Jam session
  • Jenga  
  • Jiu-Jitsu class 

Date Ideas for "K"

In the kingdom of K dates, it’s key to know which options are keepers. Get your kicks with karate classes or show off your knack for kitchen craft by cooking up kebabs. If you’re looking to kickstart the kind moments with your kindred, you can find a K date that’s sure to be a knockout — no kidding around.

  • Karaoke
  • Karate classes
  • Kayaking
  • Kickboxing lessons
  • Knitting classes
  • Kentucky Derby
  • KFC
  • Kite flying
  • Kickball
  • Kitchen reno
  • Kebabs
  • King’s Island
  • Kegger
  • Korean dining
  • Kite surfing
  • Kansas City BBQ
  • Knifemaking classes
  • Kettlebell workout
  • Kneeboarding 
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Date Ideas That Start With "L" 

L dates let you linger in low-pressure leisure time activities that range from lounging by the pool to lively Latin dancing lessons. Languish by a lake or leave for Las Vegas. When it comes to alphabet date ideas that start with L, there’s not a loser in the bunch.

  • Luau
  • Lazing by the lake
  • Lawn bowling
  • Laser tag
  • Luxury lunch
  • Lounge by the pool
  • Latin dancing lessons
  • Live music
  • Legoland
  • Log cabin weekend
  • Line dancing
  • Limousine ride
  • Lakeside getaway
  • Local dining
  • Lunch date
  • Lounges for cocktails
  • Lightshow
  • Las Vegas excursion
  • Lodge
  • Lobster dinner 

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"M" Alphabet Dating Ideas

Making the most of your M dates is more than manageable. It’s a means to memorable and meaningful moments with your mate. You can make plans for massages, mix things up with a Monopoly marathon and motor around on a marina tour. From the modest to the magnificent, these M dates couldn’t be more magical.

  • Margarita night
  • Mini golf
  • Massages
  • Museums
  • Murder mystery dinner theater
  • Medieval Times
  • Midnight movie
  • Magic show
  • Musical
  • Modern art gallery
  • Mud run
  • Monopoly marathon
  • Movie night
  • Masquerade party
  • Marina tour
  • Modern dance concert
  • Marathon running 
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N-S Alphabet Dating Ideas

"N" Date Ideas

No new notions for a night out? Not to worry! Your options for N dates include some notable choices, including nightclubbing, a nice nature walk and dining at a Nigerian restaurant. As alphabet date ideas go, N dates are a natural for nudging you into nights of nearness with your number one someone, and that’s not nothing!

  • Niagara Falls
  • New Year’s party ideas
  • Nightclubbing
  • Nigerian dining
  • Nacho bar
  • Netflix Roulette
  • National park trip
  • Nintendo showdown
  • NFL game
  • Night swimming
  • Nature walk
  • Neon museum
  • Nerf gun shoot-out
  • NBA game
  • Nail salon
  • Night at a swanky hotel
  • New Jersey Nets game
  • NASCAR race
  • Nine pin bowling
  • Nacho bar 

Date Ideas for "O"

The out-of-the-ordinary options for alphabetic O dates can’t be overstated. Opt for an outing to an observatory or organize an afternoon of orange picking in a local orchard. For overtures with your one and only with more than an ounce of originality, check into our outstanding O-oriented dates.

  • Online cooking classes
  • Online mixology classes 
  • Ocean cruise
  • Opera
  • Off-roading
  • Orlando adventure
  • Olive picking
  • Oxygen bar
  • Oscar party at home
  • Open mic night
  • Origami classes
  • Online gaming
  • Orchestra concert
  • Orange picking
  • Outdoor camping
  • Obstacle course
  • Outrigger canoeing
  • Omelette bar brunch
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Observatory   
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Date Ideas That Start With "P"

There are plenty of pleasing P dating ideas to perk up your potential plans. Putt-putt golf is a pure pleasure, as well as a pie or two at a pizza parlor, picnic date ideas and a personalized photoshoot for premium pictures. The plethora of P-oriented dates make the prospects for pleasant times with your partner positively phenomenal.

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"Q" Alphabet Dating Ideas

Hitting your quota of Q dates might be a bit of a quest, considering the quintessential quirkiness of the letter. Try a quilting class with an expert quilter or quiz night at a local pub. All quips aside, you have quite a queue of Q dates to quench your thirst for quiet evenings at home and quaint moments on the town.

  • Quiz night
  • Quilting class
  • Quesadillas and margaritas
  • Quiznos
  • Qdoba
  • DQ
  • QuikTrip dining challenge
  • Queen for a Day date
  • Questions to break the ice
  • Quench your thirst at a tavern
  • Quiche cooking class
  • Quarters
  • Quilt exhibit
  • Quickstep dancing lessons
  • Quiet time together 
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"R" Date Ideas

Alphabetic R date ideas are anything but routine! This rousing roster ranges from rafting on roiling rivers to roller coaster rides to restful reading retreats where reclining in comfort is a requirement. Review this R-oriented date recap of activities both rollicking and relaxing, a recap of some of the most refreshing R dates in the realm of romance.  

  • River rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Roller skating
  • Rodeo
  • Read to each other
  • Racquetball
  • Racing
  • Renaissance faire
  • Roller coasters
  • Riverboating
  • Resort weekend
  • Rom-com film festival
  • Rainforest Café
  • Read to each other
  • Rock concert
  • Road trip
  • Ring shopping
  • Ramen dinner
  • Roller skating
  • Renew wedding vows 

Date Ideas for "S"

Get swept up in these super sweet alphabetic S date ideas. You can swing by the spa for soothing serenity, step into spicy salsa dancing sessions and score sumptuous sushi in a single stretch! From the simple to the sensational, here are several S-centered date suggestions to savor.

  • Sushi (whether you go out for it or do your own rolling with one of the best sushi making kits)
  • Skydiving
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa trip
  • Spring training game
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Sightseeing
  • Snowboarding
  • Skiing
  • Spin class
  • Speakeasy
  • Spelunking
  • Street fair
  • Six Flags
  • Stargazing
  • Sailing
  • Salsa dancing
  • Sewing class
  • SPIN class 
Snorkeling is a great alphabet date idea for s.
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T-Z Alphabet Dating Ideas

"T" Date Ideas

Take a trip through these terrific alphabetic T date ideas that turn your moments together into time you’ll treasure. Transcend the typical with tango lessons or try a trapeze class for a thrilling test of your mid-air tumbling talents. Try some top-notch possibilities to tempt and tantalize your true love.  

  • Thrift store shopping
  • Trampoline
  • Taco night
  • Trapeze class
  • Tiki bar
  • Tailgating
  • Tango lessons
  • Theater
  • Tubing
  • Talk show taping
  • Trivia night
  • Target practice
  • Tennis
  • Train ride
  • Tap dancing lessons
  • Tasting room at a local distillery
  • Travel to a new locale
  • Try a new cuisine
  • Tea tasting
  • Tandem bikes  

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"U" Alphabet Dating Ideas

The uptick you’ll find when you search for U date ideas underlines the unusual and the unexpected, with options like dining at an underwater restaurant and turning up at an ugly sweater party. Whether you head somewhere upscale for a bite or unplug and let the universe sail on by without you for a while, these alphabetic U date ideas are undeniably useful for unifying you and your ultimate someone.

  • Urban art
  • Underground bar
  • Ugly sweater party
  • Unicycling
  • Upscale dining
  • Universal Studios
  • Underwater restaurant
  • Ukulele lessons
  • Unicorn cupcakes
  • UFC match
  • Upcycling art project
  • Uptown adventure
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • U.S. monuments
  • Unwind at a hotel
  • Urban gardening
  • University baseball game
  • Unplugged evening
  • Unusual dining adventure
  • Uplifting movie 
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Date Ideas That Start With "V"

The variety of V dates offers vibrant ventures for vibing with your Valentine. There are vintage shops to visit, virtual reality arcades offering visions of a vivid digital world and vineyard tours to validate that vino life. From virtual date ideas to voyages providing a very real-world vantage, here are the most valued V alphabet date ideas for your viewing pleasure.  

  • Virtual wine tastings
  • Visit friends for a double date
  • Valentine’s Day getaway
  • Vineyard tour
  • Volunteer  
  • Virtual Reality arcade
  • Video games
  • Vegan dining
  • Vintage shops
  • Vocal lessons
  • Vegetable picking
  • Voyage to a new city
  • Volleyball game
  • Vacation
  • Violin concert
  • Variety show
  • Volcano tour
  • Violin concert
  • Van adventure
  • Varsity football game 

"W" Date Ideas

Why worry about if your weekend will wind up when there are wonderful alphabetic W date ideas to work with? Wander through the woods, weave your way along the dance floor for a waltz lesson or watch whales make waves in their winsome way. You can whip up something wild or a wrangle up a wholesome weeknight wind-down. Whatever you wish, W dates offer a wealth of worthwhile options.   

  • Winery tour
  • Walking food tour
  • Waterpark
  • Walk in the woods
  • Windsurfing
  • Wedding
  • Waltz lessons
  • Whiskey distillery tour
  • Watercolor classes
  • Wind sailing
  • Whale watching  
  • Waterfall chasing
  • Wildlife sanctuary
  • Wakeboarding
  • Weekend getaway
  • Woodworking class
  • White water rafting
  • Wax museum
  • Waterskiing
  • Workout 
Viewing a waterfall together is a great alphabet date idea for w.
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Date Ideas for "X"

The list of words that begin with X is less than extensive, which can make choosing your X-themed dates a little exhausting. You might have to go the extra mile to find the exact activity to express your excitement, but it can be done without exception. These excellent examples of alphabetic X date ideas will help you explore the exceptional possibilities.

  • X Games
  • X marks the spot with a scavenger hunt
  • Xylophone lessons
  • Exotic dining
  • Excursions out of town
  • X-Men film marathon
  • Expensive dinner
  • XBox tournament
  • Comic book expo  

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Date Ideas That Start With "Y"

If you’re yearning for a Y-centered date that yields romance, you’ve got a list without a yawn in the bunch. Throwing a Yes Day will have you yukking it up, while a Yahtzee marathon may make you yearn for your youthful years. Try the Y for a selection of alphabet date night ideas that might be your yummiest yet.  

  • Yoga
  • Yacht cruise
  • Yahtzee marathon
  • Yard sales
  • Yurt camping
  • Yes Day
  • Yogurt shop
  • Yard games
  • Yummy desserts
  • Yankees game
  • Yakisoba
  • Yarn crafts
  • Yo-yo contest
  • Yerba mate bar
  • Yard party 
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"Z" Alphabet Dating Ideas

Zero in on these Z date ideas to bring new zing to your usual thing. Zip lining is sure to be a zesty time, while a zig-zagging city tour gets you zooming around town. With enough zeal, zapping into the Z-zone can take you to the zenith of alphabet dating ideas!

  • Zip lining
  • Zoo trip
  • Zoom date
  • Zumba class
  • Zombie film festival
  • Zen meditation retreat
  • Zero-proof cocktails
  • Zorb football
  • Zero gravity flight adventure
  • Zig-zagging city tour
  • Zinfandel tasting
  • Zabaglione sampling
  • Zamboni ride
  • Zeppoli at an Italian diner
  • Zodiac reading

Having an alphabetical list of date ideas makes it easy to choose something new when your usual ideas lose their magic. From absolute adventures to the sweetest stay-home date ideas, there’s something for every occasion. And there’s no need to start at the beginning and work your way through. Whichever letter you begin with, your date possibilities will be perfect to the letter! 

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