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Alphabet Dating: 9 Date Ideas Beginning with A

So to support you (and us) through an Alphabet Dating adventure, we are going to publish a list of date ideas each week that start with our Letter of the Week (Sesame Street, we’re coming after you!)

If you’re thinking of Alphabet Dating, now’s a great time to start. You can check back in every week to get ideas, or just head straight over to $30 Date Night and see what’s doing over there that interests you.

A is for African Cuisine
Find a local African cafe that serves traditional food, eaten with your hands in true African style.

A is for Acrobatics
Attend a local circus or tumbling course together and learn something new!

Alphabet Dating Letter A

A is for Airport
Head to the viewing area of your local airport and watch the planes come in. Take a picnic with you to make it even more special!

A is for Apple Picking
If it’s apple season, find a pick-your-own orchard where you can spend an afternoon among the fruit trees. Take your spoils home and bake apple pie together afterwards.

A is for Art Gallery
Take your date to see an art exhibition or to a gallery opening!

A is for Arcade
Cash your $30 into coins and be big kids again at a video game arcade with your sweetheart for date night!

A is for Audience
Become part of the audience for a fun live TV show. Apply online – it’s usually free – and go see behind the scenes at a TV studio. If you go for a game show you may even win some money!

A is for Automobile
Take a cruise in your automobile with your sweetie by your side.

A is for getting Arty
This is a great at-home date if you can’t leave the house because you have children. Pick up some paper, professional graphite pencils and take a quick online tutorial on how to draw. Then have your partner pose for you while you sketch an arty image of them. Take turns posing! You may even convince them to let you practice your life drawing if you’re lucky!

Got any more dates beginning with A for us?

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9 comments for “Alphabet Dating: 9 Date Ideas Beginning with A”

  1. Posted by Heidi | April 6, 2010, 9:57 pm

    What about an Amusement Park? I love the rollercoasters. Last time we went I made my boyfriend win me a huge stuffed elephant!

  2. Posted by Chase Chandler, The Alpha Male | July 9, 2010, 2:49 am

    How about A for Apple Picking? That activity is surprisingly fun, especially if you go with your speical other half.

  3. Posted by Online Dating Guy | August 23, 2010, 8:13 pm

    What about A for Action Sports such as baseball, softball,hockey,soccer,etc. I think any one of that could also result into real fun.

  4. Posted by Slow Dating Girl | September 9, 2010, 12:55 am

    It’s fun activity. I would like to try A for Alien watching. That would be great as you sit or lay down together in an open field looking up the sky.

  5. Posted by Cristian | April 16, 2011, 8:51 am

    Argentinian restaurant, maybe one that allows dancing.

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  7. Posted by Amy | April 9, 2012, 3:17 pm

    My husband and I are going to the arboreteum this weekend to kick off alphabet dates

  8. Posted by Amy | April 17, 2012, 8:30 am

    Due to weather complications we didn’t make it to the Arboreteum but we went to Dave & Buster’s arcade, had appetizers, and then went to AMC theatres :)

  9. Posted by Rachel | March 16, 2014, 11:59 pm

    My boyfriend and I started alphabet dating last week and we did A for aquarium.

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