shutterstock_102752828 Atlanta is just as much known for its sports teams as it is for being Georgia’s charismatic southern capital. So much so that couples from all over come to indulge in what Atlanta date-night life has to offer. Not to be out done by tourists, there is an abundance of summer dating hotspots waiting to be explored. If you’re up for the adventure, check out a few of them out below.

Up for a dip under the sea at the Georgia Aquarium? On August 21, 2015 Sip Under The Sea, an after-hours Summer Luau invites you and your significant other to enjoy drinks, tapas and music while you absorb the beautiful fin-filled surroundings.

Enjoy a “culture and cocktail” night. Until the end of August, Fernbank Museum will offer a summer party shindig every Friday from 7-11 PM. Swing your Friday into full gear as live music, cocktails, dancing and the chance to screen a film on the biggest screen in town.

Movies under the stars remain one of the most classic date ideas that never goes out of style Starlight Drive-in Theatre  is a great option for cozying up on enjoying the night. Each adult ticket purchases two movies so come for the first one and extend your night by staying for the second.

Picnics are nice and movies in the park are great for a nice relaxing outing. How about combining them and calling it a date? Every Thursday until August 27th, Central Park brings movies from the big screen and classic oldies to the pavilion. Bring out the blankets or chairs and cozy up for a beautiful night.

Atlanta couple cookingCouples in the kitchen are sexy. There is nothing like cooking together and conversing over the meal afterwards. Cooks Warehouse  offers couples a great way to spend the evening together while preparing a beautiful meal. If you want to make sure those cooking chops sizzle, sign up for a class. It’s a great way to learn something new while enjoying each other’s company.


Laughter is key to a great date.  Whether it’s your first date or 15th, The Whole World Improv Theatre keeps the laughter flowing nonstop with their hilariously filled comedic routines. Upbeat and energetic, if you are looking for a great after dinner idea, The Whole World Improv will keep you laughing the night away.

Have a thing for theatre? Shakespear Tavern offers an authentic atmosphere, great food and an energetic cast waiting to bring the Shakespearean story lines to life.  

Its cocktail Thursdays at The Botanical Gardens.  As the purple petals from the Evergreen Wisteria’s make room for August’s Water Lilies, grab a cocktail and take a stroll through the fantasy filled ambience of Imaginary Worlds. Until September, from 6:00-10:00pm enjoy 28 sculptures, made purely of plants and meticulously groomed to create a grand exhibit including butterflies, gorillas and cobras. In addition to the beautiful blooms and scents, dozens of sculpted pieces of art adorn the pathways throughout the garden which make great for conversation pieces.  

Atlanta definitely has a lot to offer on the dating scene and this list is a just a start to all the incredible places waiting to be explored.  

What about you? Know some places that we didn’t mention? Let us know below!

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