Gone are the days of basic chocolates and flowers that wilt way too soon. Make your next date night unforgettable with these out-of-the-box romantic experiences in Kansas City, KS. 

The Mockingbird Lounge

Tour de Strawberry Hill

Friendly competition meets tasty bar food and craft cocktails in the historic Strawberry Hill neighborhood. Local hangouts can be found on every corner, each offering their own unique vibe that make for a playful date night. The 403 Club offers a dive bar delight with an extensive (but not expensive) beer menu, plus pinball and pool. Cozy up in a booth and share some wings and Shorty’s Pizza inside the hipster heaven that is Colonial Club. Then enjoy a carefully crafted nightcap with an evening view of the downtown Kansas City skyline at The Mockingbird Lounge.

1889 pizza making

Go for a Group Date 

Throughout the year, 1889 Pizza Napoletana lets you get hands on with their DIY-classes focusing on everything from wine pairing to mozzarella making. If you’ve got a group of 8 or more you can schedule a couples night out for your very own Neapolitan pizza making lesson with friends.

Zip KC sunset

Unleash your Adventurer

It’s time to get physical! Test your limits and try something new with a private aerial silk class at Voler: Thieves of Flight. Want to get outdoors? Zip KC, tucked away in Bonner Springs, KS, features a romantic sunset zip line tour that will make your heart soar.

Mature Traveler Tuscany

Enjoy a Night Away

If you’re spending a romantic weekend in Kansas City, where to stay is really a no-brainer. Chateau Avalon Hotel, Spa & d’Nile Wine Bar will whisk you away to a new world and lets you pick from one of 23 different themes of luxurious suites. Complete the weekend with a couples massage, hand-dipped chocolate strawberries and even more romance-ready packages. Just minutes away you can enjoy an upscale ambiance at Final Cut Steakhouse inside Hollywood Casino. The menu features a wine bottle list of more than 300 options, and hand cut, expertly-prepared USDA Mid-Western Prime and Certified Angus Beef.  

Find more date inspiration and fun things to do with your honey here.