Date Night Ideas: Fun Things for Couples to Do in Southeast Michigan

Get a sitter and head out on the town just the two of you! Here are some ideas for dates in metro Detroit and beyond.

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Ah, date night. When you were actually dating, date night ideas came easy – because you could pick up and go with no problem. Now that you’re parents, date nights require a bit more planning – sitter, schedule coordination, etc. That’s where we come in. We’ve rounded up some of the best date ideas in southeast Michigan – with loads of fun things for couples to do – so you don’t have to worry about where you should go for your next date night – or even a date day with your loved one.

Interested in adding some date night ideas to this roundup – or to our events calendar? Just email us all the details to calendar@metroparent.com or submit the event on our calendar page.

Just a word of advice: Some events may require pre-registration. Click on the calendar listing for the event and get details on pre-registering and how to contact the organizer for more details.

Evil Dead: The Musical at City Theatre in Detroit 

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Now-Oct. 28, 2017

  • Address: City Theatre, 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays
  • Admission: $30/person
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

One Hit Wonder at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in Ann Arbor 

Oct. 19-22, 2017

  • Address: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays
  • Admission: $12-$30
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

An Evening of Armenian Music & Culture at the Farmington Players Barn

Oct. 21, 2017

  • Address: Farmington Players Barn, 32332 Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $15/advance, $20/at the door
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

The Ark’s Open Stage in Ann Arbor

Oct. 25, 2017

  • Address: The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. doors, 7:45 and 8 p.m. names drawn for show
  • Admission: $3/nonmembers, $2/members
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Halloween at the Redford Theatre in Detroit 

Oct. 28, 2017

  • Address: Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit
  • Time: 11:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $5/person
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

The Keys of Cranbrook: A Dueling Piano Concert at Cranbrook House and Gardens in Bloomfield Hills 

Nov. 2, 2017

  • Address: Cranbrook House and Gardens, 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills,
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Admission: $35
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Kinky Boots at the Fox Theatre in Detroit

Nov. 3-5, 2017 

  • Address: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time:  7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: $30-$70
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

The Color Purple at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit 

Nov. 7-12, 2017

  • Address: Fisher Theater, 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit
  • Time: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: $39-$260
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

90’s Freestyle Concert at MotorCity Casino Hotel Sound Board in Detroit 

Nov. 12, 2017

  • Address: Sound Board Theater, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $35-$45
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Open Mic Night at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle

Nov. 15 and 29, 2017

  • Address: Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak
  • Time: 6:30 p.m./doors, 7:30 p.m./show
  • Admission: $5/person
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

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