Date Night Ideas: Fun Things for Parents to Do in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Events across southeast Michigan are canceled due to COVID-19, so date night is off the roster. Here's why parents should still make time with each other.

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, all events (and those happening through the end of May) in southeast Michigan have been canceled. Check ahead for the latest.

Practicing social distancing is key to preventing the spread of the disease, which is why Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay-in-place order for the state of Michigan. Families all over the Mitten State will be confined until at least the end of May, which means couples aren’t going to be getting time out along any time soon.

Date night may be on pause, but here’s some insight on why it’s so crucial to keep it going (when you can, of course).

Remember that date night is important

Trust us, you need time as a couple. Here are some tips on scheduling that time once you’re able.

Avoid becoming roommates

It’s easy to fall out of the romance and into acting like roommates, but it can cause some serious issues. Here’s some advice on how to avoid this.

Remember, date night doesn’t have to be extravagant

Spending time together doesn’t have to equal spending tons of cash. Here are some ideas for date nights on a dime.


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