5 Unique Date Night Ideas in Columbus

The sun has set, the moon is out, and you’re ready for the night to begin. Your partner wants to take a stroll to enjoy the crisp starlit night. But what to do? I’ve got five unique date ideas in Columbus just for you!


#1 Head to a Meadery
Brothers Drake Meadery offers a unique experience and intimate setting. They host numerous musical artists throughout the year, so check their calendar to see whose playing. Or drop by on a Wednesday for their (free!) Jazz Night.

#2 Enjoy a Food Feast
The Kitchen in German Village offers delicious nights of food and fun. From their Harvest Dinner Party to spooktacular-themed Taco Tuesdays (every Tuesday, 5:00PM-9:00PM), there’s always a good time to be had.

#3 Get Scared at Halloween Horror
Catch a double feature as The Wexner Center for the Arts screens The Old Dark House and Vampir-Cuadecuc back-to-back on October 21 at 7:00PM and 8:20PM.

#4 Experience Highball Columbus
Get dressed up in your Halloween costume and stroll High Street as the 10th annual Highball Columbus festival takes place on October 20 & 21 from 6:00PM-1:00AM. Be sure to go Saturday night for the Costume Couture Fashion Show!

#5 See the Wildlights at the Zoo
The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium lights up and turns into a gorgeously lit winter wonderland during the colder months. Once the sun is down, head over for a multicolored and magical electric evening. Wildlights run from Nov. 17 – Jan. 1, 2018 (Sundays-Thursday: 5:00PM-9:00PM, Fridays-Saturdays: 5:00PM-10:00PM).


Nicci Sprouse-Grosso is President of A-List Introductions and has become known as Columbus’ foremost executive matchmaker. She founded the company in 2011 and has interviewed and matched over 1,000 successful singles.


Nicci Sprouse
Nicci Sprouse
A-LIST Introductions is a members-only dating and matchmaking firm. We help successful singles thrive by offering: executive matchmaking, dating & relationship coaching, and group dates - empowering our members to connect and grow.