Planning a night out with your sweetheart? Maybe you’re looking for the perfect day date with your spouse. There’s so much to do in Tucson without getting into the same old, boring dating routine. From food, nature, art, and more, enjoy some time with the one you love! These unique date ideas in Tucson, Arizona are the best ways to spend time with the one you love.
Date ideas in Tucson
Soar in the skies
See Tucson as you’ve never seen it before with a hot air balloon ride from Tucson Balloon Rides. The flight includes breathtaking mountain and desert panoramic views, post-flight champagne brunch, and pictures of your flight. The 10-15 mile flight will go up to 4000 ft. Fly with others or try a private sweetheart flight on this amazing dating experience.
Smell the flowers
A visit to Tohono Chul Botanical Gardens can last a whole day with the plethora of gardens, delicious food at the Bistro, and special events. Take a brisk walk through Hummingbird Garden as these unique creatures flit from flower to flower. Adopt a bee with your true love for a special memory and to support the garden’s’ mission. Spend the summer sipping bottomless prickly pear margaritas and mimosas at the Garden Bistro for just $14 with an entree purchase. This date night is truly one-of-a-kind!
Wine and dine
If you’re in Tucson, you’ll definitely want to check out the wine scene with your love. One of the finest wineries is Sonoita Vineyards, providing a haven for wine connoisseurs and newbies alike since 1983. With 30 acres of vines, you’re sure to find a wine you’ll love to sip during tasting hours from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This is the perfect day date for the Tucson oenophile.
Immerse yourself in art
For a cultural experience that is top-notch, visit the Tucson Museum of Art. From modern art portraits to Latin American art, impressionists, textiles, and more, you’re sure to find something that will suit your fancy at the museum. The first Thursday of each month has free admission, activities, and $3 classic movies (complete with popcorn). Enjoy this special night out with your love!
Watch a film
You can watch the latest blockbuster, or you can visit The Loft Cinema for new independent as well as classic films. Summer also brings outdoor films at the newly renovated theater which such classics as Jurassic Park, and The Goonies. Current films include Amazing Grace, High Life, and Transit.
Get the giggles
You’ll laugh until your sides hurt with at Laff’s Comedy Caffé. Laugh out loud to headliner comics from around the country or test out your own stand up on Open Mic nights on Thursdays. Thursdays are free admission, so even if you aren’t the funny girl or guy, you can enjoy comedians that may just get their start at Laff’s Comedy Caffé! Come for dinner and drinks too. The kitchen is open!
Have a drink at a century-old bar
Opened in 1919, Hotel Congress is a favorite spot for locals and tourists. While sipping a “Moon Drop” or “Dillinger Sidecar”, watch out for John Dillinger, an early 20th-century bank robber and murderer, who is said to haunt the premises. Check out this Tucson favorite for a special night out on the town!
Visit the original “art bar”
Take a “paint & sip” class at Creative Juice art bar. Bring your love to a class with a certified art instructor who will guide you with step-by-step instructions. Drink some wine while you paint and go home with gorgeous works of art. Creative Juice is locally owned and operated, so try this Tucson date spot for a truly unique experience.
The next time you’re planning a date in Tucson, consider some of these incredible hot spots in the city. These unique date ideas in Tucson, Arizona are perfect ways to connect with your sweetheart! What are your favorite things to do in Tucson?
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