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.

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Jan. 14-19, 2018

2Cellos at the Fox Theatre

Jan. 23, 2018

Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium

Jan. 26-27, 2018

Mardi Gras Gala at the Taylor Conservatory

Feb. 10, 2018

The Big 80s Party at El Club

Feb. 16, 2018

Whiskey Business at the Royal Oak Farmers Market

Feb. 17, 2018

  • Address: 316 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Time: 7:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $45/general, $65/VIP
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Celebrating David Bowie at the Royal Oak Music Theatre

Feb. 19, 2018

Always Sunny Trivia with Odd Side Ales at One-Eyed Betty’s

Feb. 21, 2018

Mac N’ Brews at the Royal Oak Farmers Market

Feb. 24, 2018

Storytelling Festival at the Ark

Feb. 24, 2018

Motor City Blues Festival at the Fox Theatre

March 9, 2018

Dan Savage: Savage Love Live at the Royal Oak Music Theatre

March 25, 2018