7 Fun and Unique Pittsburgh Date Night Ideas


Stuck in a dinner-and-a-movie date night rut? Here are 10 fun activities for you and your sweetie can do around Pittsburgh. These ideas are great for stepping away from the stress of wedding planning or just reconnecting with each other. Enjoy!

Take a Cooking Class at Crate

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Crate offers a variety of hands-on classes for all skill levels - many of them taught by chefs from some of the Burgh's best restaurants. PLUS at the end of the class, you get to eat what you made!

Cost: Average price is $65 per person.

Laugh it Up at Arcade Comedy Theater

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Arcade Comedy Theater offers at least six shows every weekend, comedy classes, family shows, and special events. They also feature free video games in the lobby!

Cost: Varies.

Enjoy Some Playful Competition at Games N'At

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Speaking of video games - at Games N'At in the South Side boasts an unbelievable collection of classic arcade games, pinball machines, pool tables, duck-pin bowling alleys, and Xbox games. (And they're BYOB!!!)

Cost: $5 per person for one hour. $9 for two hours. $13 for three hours. $16 for four hours.

...Or Maybe Some Extreme Competition at LumberjAxes

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Want to try something completely different? How about competitive axe throwing! Yes, you read that right. Competitive axe throwing.

Cost: $35 per person.

Tour Your 'Burgh with Golden Triangle Bike

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Golden Triangle offers reasonable bike rental rates so you can take advantage of Pittsburgh's 20+ miles of beautiful riverfront trails. Either rent your bikes for a couple of hours and set your own pace, or take a guided tour and gain a new perspective of the Steel City.

Cost: Guided tours are $25 per person and include bike, helmet and water. Independent bike rental depends on the model being rented and length of time.

Scale New Heights at The Climbing Wall

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Located in Point Breeze, The Climbing Wall has nearly 14,000 square feet of indoor rock climbing space for climbers of all levels!

Cost: $12 per person + rentals.

Get Creative at the Pittsburgh Glass Center

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The Pittsburgh Glass Center's Make-It-A-Date-Night Workshop is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience that give you chance to create something truly spectacular alongside a local artisan. 

Cost: $75 per couple.