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We've Got Date Night Covered!

Need some new creative date-night ideas? We've got you covered! From channeling your creativity or exploring the outdoors to dinner and a show, there are plenty of great date-night options no matter what your interests. 

Get Creative

Pinot’s Palette
Downtown Appleton
Create your own masterpieces while you enjoy a drink or two! Class fees include all your supplies and wine.

The Fire – Pottery, Mosaic & Glass Fusing Studio
Downtown Appleton
They’ve got all the supplies, all you need to bring is your creativity! You can choose from pottery painting, mosaics, glass fusing or metal clay projects.

Board & Brush - Appleton
Downtown Appleton
Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project without having to buy all your own supplies and make a mess at your house?  Book a class today!

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 Club
Head out for some laughs at Skyline Comedy Club featuring fantastic comedians from all over the United States.

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 
Fox Cities Stadium, Appleton – Spring/Summer only
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 – Summer/Fall only
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
Test your detective skills in their date night themed escape room! Can you figure out the clues in time to get out?

Discover Fox Cities Craft Beer 
Craft beer is becoming more mainstream and we've got multiple options for delicious craft brews made right here in the Fox Cities. 

Appleton Beer Factory - Downtown Appleton

Stone Arch Brewpub - Appleton

Lion's Tail Brewing Co. - Neenah

Fox River Brewing Company - Appleton

Mr. Brews Taphouse - Appleton

McFleshman's Brewing Co. - Downtown Appleton

Treat yourselves to a fine-dining date-night experience at one of the many great spots in the Fox Cities.  

Vince Lombardi’s Steakhouse - Appleton

Rye - Appleton

Town Council Kitchen & Bar - Neenah 

Cannova’s Pizzeria Fine Italian Dining - Neenah

Houdini’s Escape Gastropub - Appleton

Il Angolo Resto Bar - Appleton

Author’s Kitchen + Bar – Appleton

Carmella’s An Italian Bistro - Appleton

Live Music
The Fox Cities has countless options for catching some great live music. There are many venues within our 19 communities where you can find incredible live shows any day of the week. Go 920 is a great option for weekend live music listings. 

Plan a visit, or maybe a ‘stay-cation’ if you’re a local, during Mile of Music Festival, Appleton’s largest live music event each year in August!

Dance Lessons

Valley Social Dance Studio, Appleton

TC Dance Club, Appleton

Absolute Danz-Ballroom & Latin, Menasha

Coffee Shop Day-Date
The Fox Cities is home to many local coffee shops and café’s offering the perfect spot to relax and enjoy each other’s company

Copper Rock Coffee – Appleton

Acoca Coffee - Appleton

SAP - Grand Chute

Timshel Cafe - Neenah

Tempest Coffee Collective – Appleton

Explore Fox Cities Nature

Hiking Trails
The Fox Cities offer 100+ miles of trails perfect for hiking, biking or leisurely walks. Click Here to see a full list of area trails.

Bike Rental 
The Recyclist Bicycle Co. offers bike rentals for all ages at two Fox Cities locations. The Appleton Riverheath location is conveniently located along the Fox River with access to the Newberry Trail, and their Kaukauna location sits along the CE Trail so no matter where you rent, you can hop on and go!

Kayak/SUP Rental
The Recyclist offers kayak and SUP rental at their Appleton Riverheath location with convenient access to the Fox River.

Fox River Kayaking Company also offers kayak and SUP rentals in Appleton. You can choose from multiple guided tours around the Fox Cities area or rent for the day and head out on your own!

Why not make a night of it?

Enjoy an overnight stay and any of our hotels or B&B's. Click here for a full list of options.  You can also check out our DEALS page and click on Romance, for those properties offering room rate discounts and packages. 

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 09:54

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