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 of these date night ideas 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.

Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Now-Sept. 30, 2018

  • Address: 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: $7-$24
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Comedy Jamm at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

Sept. 27, 2018

MiSci After Dark at the Michigan Science Center

Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20, 2018

Uncorked Wine Tasting: A Taste of Spain at Mirepoix at Holiday Market

Oct. 4, 2018

OktoBeer Festival in Ferndale

Oct. 5-7, 2018

  • Address: Downtown area, Ferndale
  • Time: 4 p.m.-midnight Friday, noon-midnight Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: Free
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience at Little Caesars Arena

Oct. 9, 2018

Foo Fighters at Little Caesars Arena

Oct. 15, 2018

Iron & Wine at the Michigan Theater

Nov. 2, 2018

Board Game Night at Rustic Leaf Brewing Company

Ongoing (every Tuesday)

Friday Night Live at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Ongoing (every Friday)