12 Of The Best Christmas-Themed Date Ideas

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Fun Date Ideas And Things To Do As A Couple During The Holidays

By Sabrina Sivert

We all love a fun Christmas date night. There are many entertaining dates you can go on with your significant other this holiday season.

Here are 12 Christmas date ideas that will help you make the most of this holiday season and have a great time with your partner. 

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1. Try ice skating.

Depending on where you live, try heading out to your local pond if it’s cold enough. If it’s not, check local areas that may have put up an ice skating rink or a local ice arena near you.

This is a perfect date for holding hands and enjoying some quality time together. 

2. Go look at Christmas lights.

Try heading to your local coffee shop and grabbing some hot cocoa. You can also drive around subdivisions while singing along to your favorite holiday music and checking out all the beautiful Christmas lights. 

3. Decorate a gingerbread house.

Head to the local grocery store and pick out your favorite gingerbread house or gingerbread train. Then, head home and let the decorating begin!

You can also get two different houses and make it a fun and friendly contest for the best gingerbread house. 

4. Watch Christmas movies.

Start a fire, pop the popcorn, and heat up that hot chocolate while cuddling up and having a romantic movie night. This is a perfect date for these cold nights. 

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5. Go and watch zoo lights.

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, go check out your local zoo. Many zoos around the holiday season decorate the zoo with a beautiful light display and you can check out all the animals as well. 

6. Bake cookies.

Pull out both your families’ favorite cookie recipes and bake them together. You can play holiday music while baking and dancing around. 

7.  Pick and cut a tree together.

Look for your local tree farm and head out there for an afternoon date. This bonding activity will allow you to go pick the perfect tree to cut down together and bring home. 

8. Decorate the house and the Christmas tree.

Whether you live together or not, this is always a fun date idea. If you live together, you can pull out all the decorations or head to the store and decorate the house and the Christmas tree.

If you live separately, you can go to each other’s houses and decorate together. 

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9. Go sledding.

If you live in an area where is snows during Christmas, head to the snow hill and go sledding together. You can go together on one sled or get two and make it a competition of who can make it to the end of the hill first. 

10. Volunteer together.

During the holidays, the need for volunteers goes up. Shelters and volunteering organizations need more hands to handle all the donations. This is a way you can both help others and enjoy each other’s company. 

11. Go caroling.

This is an extremely fun date idea. Simply pick your favorite songs to sing and go caroling.

You can walk around your neighborhood or visit local hospitals and retirement homes. You can also invite other couple friends as well and make it a group date night. 

12. Throw a holiday-themed party.

Planning a holiday party together is a great date idea. You can wear ugly sweaters, have a pajama party, or even a crazy sock party. Invite all your friends and have fun planning and enjoying the holidays together. 

With all the holidays coming at the end of the year, it can be hard to juggle everything. Date nights are always important, so enjoy some of these fun date ideas this holiday season!

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Sabrina Sivert is a writer who focuses on relationships, dating, and love. For more of her relationship content, visit her author profile on Unwritten.

This article was originally published at Unwritten. Reprinted with permission from the author.