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Date Night Ideas in Ann Arbor


Is it time you and your partner had a night out?

Ann Arbor has many fun daytime attractions, great restaurants, and a distinguished nightlife for you and your significant other to enjoy!

Here are some options for your next date night!


Pinball Pete’s – One of the last remaining “old school” arcades, Pinball Pete’s has pinball, air hockey, and other classic arcade games mixed with a variety of “new school” games.

Clueless Escape Rooms – Solve puzzles with your partner to escape! Each room has its own unique theme, storyline, and objective, like Castaway Island or Adelina’s Castle. They even have virtual reality escape rooms!

University of Michigan Football – Cheer on the Wolverines every Saturday!


Matthaei Botanical Gardens – Stroll through their lush conservatory which features tropical, temperate, and desert plants along with gorgeous water features and koi fish. There are also a variety of gardens and trails to enjoy.

Nichols Arboretum – Explore 3.5 miles of walking trails and gardens with something always in bloom!


The Creature Conservancy – A nature center home to an alligator, eagle, cougar, porcupine, emu, and much more!

Michigan Theater – See a movie at the historic Michigan Theater! Choose from current, classic, and indie film options.

University of Michigan Museum of Art – Walk through exhibits on European, Asian, and African art as well as current exhibitions.


The Original Cottage Inn Pizza - Ann Arbor is home to the first Cottage Inn Pizza! Grab a pizza or Italian dish for dinner.

Slurping Turtle – If you’re a fan of Japanese food, you’ll love Slurping Turtle! They serve ramen, sushi, gyoza, and other Japanese treats!

Blank Slate Creamery - End the night with something sweet! Blank Slate Creamery has over 60 rotating ice cream flavors, so you’re sure to find one you’ll like!


Clubs – Ann Arbor has numerous clubs you can dance in! Necto is open three nights a week and caters to different crowds, such as goth-industrial, LGBTQ, and EDM. LIVE nightclub has two full-service bars and features local and national DJs on Friday and Saturday nights.

Bars – Sip Michigan craft beer while sitting on the rooftop at the Jolly Pumpkin. If spirits are more your thing, The Ravens Club has hand-crafted cocktail menu and over 150 American whiskeys.


The date night doesn’t have to end! Spend some extra time with your honey by booking a hotel. The most fun hotels are hotels with pools in Ann Arbor!

Looking For Hotels With Pools in Ann Arbor?

Take a dip in the largest hotel pool in Ann Arbor at The Kensington! Discover unmatched service and dining that only a boutique hotel can offer.

To elevate your date night, book a room at The Kensington today!


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