Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day Date Night for the important person in your life.  Here are 148 creative Date Night Ideas with instructions on how to pull them off!  So pick your favorite one to plan ~ or email this link to your man so HE can.  {evil laugh}  Either way your Valentine’s Day is going to be ubber fabulous this year.

148 Romantic Date Night Ideas for Married Couples

Tip Junkie has 300 Valentine’s Day tutorials all with pictured tutorials to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more Valentine patterns with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Free Date Night Ideas

Free Date Night Ideas

1.  Penny Jar Dates ~ You don't have to spend any money to create a romantic atmosphere.  Built a blanket fort, add some twinkly lights and blankets.  And, spend the night exchanging love letters, talking and falling in love all over again.

Free Date Ideas 2.  The Bookstore Date ~ This Bookstore Date is perfect for any couple. Tara has planned the whole date out for you with free printables and everything.  Plus, the entire evening is F-R-E-E!

Free Date Night Ideas 3.  Couple’s Minute to Win It Games ~ Who says Valentine’s day romance has to mean candle light and dinner for two.  Invite your favorite couples to play fun couples minute to win it games and see what loving couple will come out the victor.  Laughter can be romantic too.

Cheap Date Night Ideas

Cheap Date Night Ideas

4.  The Ten Dollar Gift Date Night Challenge ~ Need a fun way to get each other an inexpensive gift for Valentine’s Day? Go on the Ten Dollar Gift Date Night Challenge!

Cheap Date Night Ideas 5.  Seventy Seven Date Ideas for Valentines ~ While this post isn’t specifically for Valentines Day, it is a good resource if your having trouble deciding what to do for the day of love! Plus with 76 other date night ideas your Valentines dates can continue on past the holiday!

Creative Date Night Ideas

6.  Date Night at the Drive In ~ Grab some blankets, snacks and your honey and head to the Drive In!

Creative Date Night Ideas

Creative Date Night Ideas

7.  Valentine Date Jar ~ This Valentine Date Jar is a fun gift your hearts desire.  There are twelve date ideas inside the jar that can be used once a week or once a month.

Creative Date Night Idea

8.  Printable Date Night Jar ~ Here’s a FREE printable version of the Date Night Jar. This is a quick, easy and wonderful gift for that special sweetie this Valentine’s Day. AND, it will keep on giving all year long. Just download, print, cut and gift! It’s a piece of cake and totally free!

Creative Date Night Ideas 9.  Amazing Race – Valentine Addition {group date}Some friends and I put together this crazy group date for our husbands for Valentine’s Day, one year, after they had sent us on a crazy video scavenger hunt the year before (so they could cook us dinner). I’m going to just give you the details of our date. I’m sure you can come up with clever ways to adapt it for your circumstances, if you and your Valentine like a little adventure with your romance!

Romantic Date Ideas 10.  Date in a Jar {ice skating} ~ A fun and unique idea for a gift, a “date in a jar”.  Fill a jar with little clues and useful items to use on the date.  This jar was filled with cocoa mix, chocolates, gloves and lip balm.  There’s even a tutorial to make the darling felt ice skates.

Romantic Date Ideas

Romantic Date Ideas 11.  Love Hunt Date Idea ~ This is the ultimate Valentines Date! Who doesn’t love being pampered and feeling loved on this special day?!?! Included is lots of great ideas that can be used any day of the year for any date and a free download for The Dating Divas, “Love Hunt”.

Romantic Date Ideas

12.  DIY Date Idea Arrows ~ You've been hit with cupid's arrow of LOVE!  Aren't these diy arrows absolutely sweet and adorable?!  Follow the step-by-step tutorial to make them and add tags with date ideas on them.

Ideas for Date Night at Home

Cheap Date Night Ideas

13.  Date Nights ~ Date night doesn’t happen as often as it should when you have little one’s at home.  {{sigh}}  But, with these 30 fabulous “at home” date night ideas that are easy and inexpensive you can get back on track.  For a spontaneous date take turns drawing a stick from the jar to decide what your date night will be.

Ideas for Date Night at Home 14.  Valentine Couch Picnic and DIY Invitation ~ Instead of splurging on an expensive Valentine’s Day dinner, snuggle up on the couch with your Valentine.  You can exchange love letters instead of gifts!  There’s a free download for these adorable invitations.

How to Ask Someone Out

How to Ask Someone Out

15.  Make it Puzzling ~ Write your date night question onto any type of board and then cut it out into puzzle pieces.  When your date finds it, they can put it together and enjoy the surprise.

How to Ask Someone on a Date

16.  25 Ways to Ask Someone Out ~ 25 creative ways to ask your spouse out on a date.  They're not only inspiring, but fun ways to keep the spark going in your relationship.

Date Night Ideas

17.  Date Night Invite {free printable} ~ Print this free printable to ask your significant other out on a date.  The invite reads, "So I've been thinking about you a lot and how you always go out of your way to do sweet things for me and I've been thinking that it was definitely my turn to return the favor.  So I'm taking you out on a date."!

Ideas For a Date

Ideas for a Date

18.  Couples Valentines Advent Countdown {Romantic Valentines Dates} ~ Here is a great idea for those of you who want to make the holiday go on a little longer than just one day! This couples valentines advent is a great way to spend time together leading up to the day that celebrates love! Easy to made, fun to use!

Date Night Ideas

19.  Body Shop Date Night & Roleplay ~ Ladies, start your engines!!  This is an idea that your guy just might love. The hubs and I created this idea from scratch and both agree that there are just a few small things that take it from mediocre to great (or “freakin’ awesome” as my husband so delicately put it).  There are about a MILLION connotations/twists you can put on vehicle maintenance terminology.

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