Fun, But Cheap Date Ideas That’ll Help Save You Some Money This Valentine’s Day

by Kayc

Posted on 02/08/2019


Still recovering from the holidays? Who isn’t? Yet, here we are ready to break the bank or dive deeper into debt in the name of L-O-V-E. Because the more money you spend, the greater your love, right? WRONG. Love isn’t measured in dollars, and expressing your love doesn’t have to mean emptying your wallet. That’s why we’ve put together fun, but cheap date ideas that’ll help save you some money this Valentine’s Day.

Go On A Picnic

This is such a simple, but fun way to enjoy just hanging out together. You can pre-make & pack your food or yelp a spot you’ve both been eyeing & grab it to go.

Get In The Kitchen

You could drop a couple hundred on a 5 star meal or you could Have fun making a favorite recipe, or search Pinterest together & choose a new one to try! Don’t have time to go grocery shopping? Meal planning services like HelloFresh, Plated, and Blue Apron can help you out by giving you the exact ingredients you need.

Volunteer Together

Whether you're helping out by volunteering at an animal shelter, soup kitchen, building homes or making sandwiches, it's all for a good cause.

Skip The Bar Tab

Going out to grab drinks can add up quickly. Especially, after a few rounds. Bring out your inner Bartender & learn to do it yourself. Pick up a starter set and some ingredients to your favorite drinks & get going.  Pinterest will come in handy with tons of cocktail ideas to try out. No DD needed here!

Bowling | Mini Golf

It’s usually fairly easy to find bowling and mini golf for pretty cheap. Sites like Groupon & Living Social offer great deals that’ll save you even more. Go play & see who has the most skills!

Rent A Movie

Going out to the movies isn’t so cheap anymore, with tickets costing $10 or more even for a matinee. However, staying in & catching a movie through Redbox Netflix Hulu or Prime Video, can cost a lot less. As a bonus, you can snuggle on a cozy couch instead of sitting in theater seats with an armrest between you. Valentine’s Day N Chill

Art Museums

Many art museums offer free admission, while others charge only a small fee, such as $5 a person.

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