Tired of the same old date night routine? We can help! We’ve got some great ideas for you and your significant other to get out and enjoy some time together.
- Pinot’s Palette: 226 E College Ave, Appleton – Have a drink or two while you create your own art!
- The Wobbly Painter: 112 E Bell St, Neenah – New to the Fox Cities and they just had their grand opening. Head out for a night of wine and canvas painting!
- The Fire – Pottery, Mosaic & Glass Fusing Studio: 230 E College Ave, Appleton – Bring your creativity and they’ve got all the supplies! Pick out your art and create, they’ll finish and fire it for you to pick up later!
Want Wine without the Paint?
- Kerrigan Brothers Winery
- Whistler’s Knoll Vineyard – They have regular events including pizza and wine nights!
Take in a Show!
- Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Downtown Appleton – Plan a night out with a broadway show! The performing Arts Center brings many different shows to the area every year. Old classic favorites and new and upcoming hits, there’s something for everyone!
- Skyline Comedy Cafe: 1004 Olde Oneida St, Appleton – Take your date out for some laughs! With fantastic comedians from all over the United States, the shows are sure to please!
Get Out and Play!
- Badger Sports Park: 3600 E Evergreen Drive, Appleton – Channel your inner child with arcade games, laser tag, mini-golf, batting cages and go-karts!
- Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Fox Cities Stadium, Appleton – Take yourselves out to the ballgame! With ticket options for any budget, theme nights, and fun fan interaction, you’re sure to have a great time!
- Wisconsin International Raceway, Kaukauna – Stock car and drag races. Check their schedule for upcoming events and race schedule.
- Appleton Family Ice Center – Couples skate!😉 Check their website for open skate dates and times.
- Escape Room of Wisconsin, Appleton – Test your detective skills in their date night themed escape room! Can you figure out the clues in time to get out?
- Field of Scenes, Freedom – Catch a flick at the outdoor theater! Cozy up in your car or on the reclined benches up front for a movie under the stars!
- The Wire Whisk, Appleton – Take a cooking class! They offer evening classes throughout the year.
Discover Fox Cities Craft Beer
- Appleton Beer Factory, Downtown Appleton
- Stone Cellar Brewpub, Appleton
- Lion’s Tail Brewery, Neenah
- Fox River Brewing Company, Appleton
Fine Dining Date Night
- Vince Lombardi’s Steakhouse, Appleton
- Rye, Appleton
- Cena, Appleton
- Cannova’s Pizzeria Fine Italian Dining, Neenah
- Zuppa’s Cafe, Neenah
- Houdini’s Escape Gastropub, Appleton
- Il Angolo Resto Bar, Appleton
- Cy’s Italian Bistro, Neenah
- Frank’s Pizza Palace, Appleton
- The Fox Cities has countless options for catching some great live music. Click here to see a list of upcoming venues and shows!
- Plan a visit, or maybe a ‘stay-cation’ if you’re a local, during Mile of Music, Appleton’s largest live music event!
- Valley Social Dance Studio, Appleton
- TC Dance Club, Appleton
- Absolute Danz-Ballroom & Latin, Menasha
- Grab a Take & Bake pizza from Simon’s Specialty Cheese for a date night in!
- Go out for a cheese fondue dinner at The Melting Pot in Appleton.
Have a Coffee Day-Date!