35 Fun Los Angeles Date Ideas to Try at Least Once Story

By Alli Sewell


35 Fun Los Angeles Date Ideas to Try at Least Once Story

Are you looking for fun Los Angeles date ideas? Whether you live in the city...

Date idea 1

Hang out at Santa Monica Pier

A fun and laid-back date idea is to spend some time at Santa Monica Pier...

Date idea 2

Eat your way through Grand Central Market!

Grand Central Market is an over 30,000-square-foot food court and shopping complex. Instead of picking...

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Date idea 3

Buy your date a bouquet at the Original Los Angeles Flower Market

Buying your partner some flowers is a failsafe way to please them! A fun way...

Date idea 4

Relax at El Matador State Beach

There are many beaches to visit in the greater Los Angeles area, but one of...

Date idea 5

Admire artworks at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Going to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a daytime or early evening...

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Date idea 6

Ride swan boats on Echo Park Lake

Echo Park Lake is a scenic lake surrounded by a park filled with palm trees...

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Date idea 7

Catch a movie at Melrose Rooftop Theatre

Located in West Hollywood, Melrose Rooftop Theatre takes dinner and a movie to a new...

Date idea 8

Spend the day in Long Beach

If you’re planning an all-day date or an overnight trip, consider going to Long Beach...

Date idea 9

Wander around Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills

Despite being a relatively small park, Beverly Gardens Park is a charming place to go...

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Date idea 10

Go bowling at Highland Park Bowl

If you want to plan a super fun date night in Los Angeles, CA, book...

Date idea 11

Take in the views from Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory is a famous California landmark that makes for a unique date location. Situated...

Date idea 12

Learn to make delicious dishes together at a cooking class

Instead of going to a restaurant for dinner, why not learn to cook a delicious...

Date idea 13

Walk alongside the Venice Canals

You and your loved one can enjoy a little bit of Italy in LA by...

Date idea 14

Watch a movie at the Electric Dusk Drive-In

When planning date nights in Los Angeles, going to a movie is always fun. One...

Date idea 15

See the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall

While the name may suggest Disney-themed performances are held here, the Walt Disney Concert Hall...

Date idea 16

Enjoy a day at Universal Studios Hollywood

An exciting way to spend a day with your partner in Los Angeles is by...

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Date idea 17

Sip wine at local wineries

While many think you have to go to Napa to visit wineries in California, you...

Date idea 18

Surf at Venice Beach

Sunbathing and walking along the boardwalk at Venice Beach are some of the best things...

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Date idea 19

Experience a concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Having been named one of the best live music venues in America, taking your date...

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Date idea 20

Share Brunch at The Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip

The Sunset Strip is a famous area of LA, known for its restaurants, bars, and...

Date idea 21

Look around the gallery and gardens at The Getty

The Getty, also known as the Getty Center, features an art gallery and beautiful gardens...

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Date idea 22

Tour the TCL Chinese Theatre

One of the best things to do at night in LA is seeing a movie...

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Date idea 23

Road trip to Solvang

Another exciting place to spend the day if you're planning a longer date is Solvang...

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Date idea 24

Find dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Another much-loved LA attraction that makes a unique date spot is the Natural History Museum...

Date idea 25

Cheer for local LA teams

If you and your loved one are sports fans, one of the best LA date...

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Date idea 26

Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is another of many cultural attractions you...

Date idea 27

Cuddle Cats at Crumbs & Whiskers

One of the best date ideas in LA for animal lovers is visiting Crumbs ...

Date idea 28

Hike at Runyon Canyon Park

Couples that like hiking don’t have to leave Los Angeles to find trails. Runyon Canyon...

Date idea 29

Explore Angeles National Forest

Angeles National Forest is another perfect date spot for outdoor activity enthusiasts. The 700-acre park...

Date idea 30

Discover something new at the California Science Center

A fun and educational attraction to check out with your other half is the California...

Date idea 31

Go to Joshua Tree National Park

One of the best National Parks on the West Coast is Joshua Tree National Park...

Date idea 32

Fly above LA on a helicopter tour

Seeing the city from above is breathtaking, and taking your other half on a Los...

Date idea 33

Check out the best eateries on a food tour

Los Angeles has numerous fantastic dining options. If you and your date can’t decide where...

Date idea 34

Plan a trip to San Diego

Located just under two hours from LA is another vibrant Southern California city, San Diego...

Date idea 35

Shop at the Original Farmers Market

Another famous market to visit with your date is the Original Farmers Market. Operating in...

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