Winter Dates in The D

For better or worse, it’s officially winter. 

keep your love life hot all season long with these winter date ideas.

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Spend an afternoon exploring the Detroit Institute of Arts. After the tour, enjoy a glass of pinot in the Kresge Court.


A little competition equals a lot of flirting. Challenge your date to a game of bowling at Garden Bowl or opt for the Detroit original, Fowling (a hybrid of football and bowling) at the Fowling Warehouse.

Pistons/Redwings Game

Live sports are a guaranteed good time. See the Redwings play at the Joe and the Pistons play at the Palace before they relocate to the Little Caesar's Arena next season.

Build a Snowman on Belle Isle

Bundle up and romp around in the snow on Belle Isle. Bring a hat, scarf, carrot, and sno-caps to make a picture-perfect snowman.

Detroit Derby Girls

Cheer on the Detroit Derby Girls as they elbow their way to the finish line on rollerblades.  

Community Yoga Class at Citizen Yoga

Get physical- every Sunday, Citizen Yoga has a completely free and totally inclusive community yoga class. 

See a Movie at Cinema Detroit

Catch the latest indie flick at Detroit’s only first-run 7-day-a-week movie theater.

Ice Skate at Campus Martius

A Detroit winter-date tradition! enjoy a hosty toasty evening ice skating in Downtown Detroit. After, warm up at Detroit’s newest restaurant, Parc, located in Campus Martius, only a few steps from the rink!