Guides to Fayetteville

25 Creative & Romantic Dates for Fayetteville

We love fun, creative, romantic dates!  We also understand that they can be hard to come up with. Maybe you are new to Fayetteville and aren’t sure where to take your significant other this Valentines Day. Maybe you are just looking to freshen things up. Never fear, the Signature Group is here for you! These are our 25 creative and romantic date ideas for Fayetteville, North Carolina.


  1. Learn to dance.  The Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers has several events that include dance lessons!
  2. Catch some live jazz at The Wine Café in downtown Fayetteville.
  3. Go stargazing together.  Take a drive into the country and cozy up under the stars.
  4. Be adventurous at ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure.
  5. For active couples, go indoor rock climbing and test your physical limits at The Climbing Place on Russell Street.
  6. Make a personalized scavenger hunt and send your significant other around town to all of your favorite spots.
  7. Satisfy your sweet tooth at The Sweet Palette downtown.
  8. Go on a weekend trip to a nearby lake. Check out Airbnb and rent a place on the water. You won’t regret a tranquil weekend together!  White Lake near Elizabethtown is great.
  9. Take a workout class together. Try Pure Barre to feel the burn and target all the muscles, located on Glensford Drive.
  10. Do a brewery tour. The Downtown Fayetteville Tours does a Bar Crawl every Friday and Saturday night!
  11. Fulfill something on your bucket list. Take a leaf out of Nicholas Sparks’ books and make your date’s dreams come true. Has she always wanted to be in two places at once or get a tattoo? Make it happen!
  12. Go to a morning movie. Start your day off with popcorn and film! Several theaters in town have bargain tickets at certain times.
  13. Start your own book club. Head to 2nd and Charles on Skibo and pick a book to read together.
  14. Go to an open house. Stalk Facebook events to find an open house that you would love to see. Make it a date and dream about your lives in the home you tour.
  15. Attend an open mic night. The Coffee Scene on Morganton has one every Sunday!
  16. Appreciate history at the 1897 Poe House near downtown. Tour a piece of history and learn more about Fayetteville and its past residents.
  17. Have a five course dinner at different places downtown. Get your appetizer, salad, entree, dessert, and night cap at different restaurants and explore the local scene!
  18. Go antiquing. Check out our antiquing guide, linked here.
  19. Do the 36 Questions that Lead to Love over a romantic dinner.
  20. Catch an art flick at the Cameo Arthouse Theatre.
  21. Make it a day date and have brunch at Circa 1800 Restaurant and Bar.
  22. Book a couple’s massage at Prima Elements Wellness Center.
  23. Instead of dinner and a movie, check out a play at Cape Fear Regional Theatre.
  24. Go to the ballet. Surprise your love with tickets to the Carolina Ballet in Raleigh.
  25. Stay at a bed and breakfast. The Elizabethtown Inn is in historic Colonel John McDowell’s house circa 1834.


Know of a fun, creative and romantic date idea that we didn’t mention? Leave it in the comments below! If you enjoyed this post, give it a like. Don’t forget to subscribe if you haven’t already and we will see you next time.

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