Date Night Ideas In + Around Detroit


If you feel stuck when it comes to date ideas, we here at Detroit Mom have you covered–literally, across multiple counties. Together with our team of writers, we have compiled the ultimate list of date night ideas in and around Detroit.

We are heading into fall and it is the perfect time to stay out a little later, enjoy the cooler air, and spend time with your partner. So call up your favorite trusted babysitter, leave pizza money and a movie for the kids to enjoy, and choose a city from our list to get started on your best date night ever!

date night ideas in and around Detroit

We know that finding reliable childcare isn’t always easy, but our hope is that when the time comes for a date, and you’re looking for date night ideas in and around Detroit, you’ll choose a fun adventure from our list. We provide you with specifics of where to go and what to do. So choose a city, and get going on that date!

Date night ideas in + around Detroit, by city:

Ann Arbor

Auburn Hills


  • Stop in to Urban Wick Candle Bar to create your own signature scent or surprise one another with candles you made yourself!
  • Check out Madam, the Daxton hotel restaurant to get dressed up and enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
  • Eat dinner at Social and then go see a movie at The Birmingham 8



Farmington Hills


Mt. Clemens


  • Dinner at Table 5 then walk and shop through downtown Northville
  • Go out for sushi at Koji
  • Grab ice cream or a boozy shake from Browndog, then walk around the social district




Royal Oak

St. Clair Shores




  • Stop at Tim Horton’s for breakfast to-go, then head over to Stoney Creek for a hike and to eat along the water, then go for a paddle boat ride or canoeing
  • Test your sense of adventure by choosing an escape room at Michigan Escape Room (would be great with a group of friends!)
  • Spend the day at Westview Orchards & Winery, and enjoy some live music on select Saturday nights!

West Bloomfield



If you’re looking for ideas for the whole family, check out our list of free and cheap activities in + around Detroit!


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