October 14, 2022

20 places in the Detroit area to take your date this fall

Cooler weather means Detroiters have to get creative extra creative with their date night plans.

Just because we'll be indoors more doesn't mean that date nights have to be boring or just a simple dinner and a movie.

Here are 20 places in the Detroit area we think will be a fun date night for lovers old and new.
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Blake’s Tasting Room
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Blake’s Tasting Room 

17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada; 586-784-5343; blakesfarms.com

After you take all the cute cider mill photos and scarf down doughnuts, take a stop by Blake’s tasting room. Tasting options include draft ciders and Michigan beers while the food menu offers plenty of options including burgers, soups, and flatbreads.
Immersive Klimt
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Immersive Klimt

Ligthouse ArtSpace, 311 E. Grand River, Detroit; 844-307-4644;immersiveklimt.com

First there was Van Gogh, and now there’s Klimt. Take a stroll through an immersive art display of Gustav Klimt.
Urban Wick Candle Bar
172 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; 248-977-8432; urbanwickcandlebar.com
Nothing says fall quite like candles and at Urban Wick Candle Bar you can create your own signature scent to burn in your home. If you don’t like candles, you can also make custom reed diffusers, body sprays, lotion, soaps, and room sprays.
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Urban Wick Candle Bar

172 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; 248-977-8432; urbanwickcandlebar.com

Nothing says fall quite like candles and at Urban Wick Candle Bar you can create your own signature scent to burn in your home. If you don’t like candles, you can also make custom reed diffusers, body sprays, lotion, soaps, and room sprays.
Go Comedy! Improv Theater
261 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-327-0575;gocomedy.net/
If you're looking for a good laugh, check out a comedy or improv show at Go Comedy! in Ferndale.
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Go Comedy! Improv Theater

261 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-327-0575;gocomedy.net/

If you're looking for a good laugh, check out a comedy or improv show at Go Comedy! in Ferndale.
Fowling Warehouse
3901 Christopher St, Hamtramck; 313-264-1288; fowlingwarehouse.com
Fowling is probably the most Midwest sport to ever come out of the Midwest. It combines football and bowling, the unofficial sports of the Midwest, into one fun time.
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Fowling Warehouse

3901 Christopher St, Hamtramck; 313-264-1288; fowlingwarehouse.com

Fowling is probably the most Midwest sport to ever come out of the Midwest. It combines football and bowling, the unofficial sports of the Midwest, into one fun time.
Creative Arts Studio
114 West 4th Street, Royal Oak; 248-544-2234;creativeartsstudios.com
Unleash your creativity at Creative Arts Studio and paint some pottery with your partner. The studio also offers wheel-throwing classes in case you want to get your hands dirty.
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Creative Arts Studio

114 West 4th Street, Royal Oak; 248-544-2234;creativeartsstudios.com

Unleash your creativity at Creative Arts Studio and paint some pottery with your partner. The studio also offers wheel-throwing classes in case you want to get your hands dirty.
Garden Bowl
4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; majesticdetroit.com/bowling
Spend a night at midtown Detroit’s historic bowling alley and lounge with a full service bar and Sgt. Pepperoni’s pizza.
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Garden Bowl

4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; majesticdetroit.com/bowling

Spend a night at midtown Detroit’s historic bowling alley and lounge with a full service bar and Sgt. Pepperoni’s pizza.
The Whiskey Factory/Detroit City Distillery Tour
2462 Riopelle, Detroit; 313-656-4528; detroitcitydistillery.com
Take a tour of Detroit City Distillery and learn how the history and science behind their Detroit-made bourbon and whiskey, located inside the old Stroh’s factory. We just recommend you eat a meal beforehand.
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The Whiskey Factory/Detroit City Distillery Tour

2462 Riopelle, Detroit; 313-656-4528; detroitcitydistillery.com

Take a tour of Detroit City Distillery and learn how the history and science behind their Detroit-made bourbon and whiskey, located inside the old Stroh’s factory. We just recommend you eat a meal beforehand.
Northland Roller Rink
22311 W. 8 Mile Rd., Detroit; 313-535-1666;northlandrink.com
Show off how smooth you are at Northland Roller Rink. If you or your date are rusty sign-up for the rink’s skating lessons.
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Northland Roller Rink

22311 W. 8 Mile Rd., Detroit; 313-535-1666;northlandrink.com

Show off how smooth you are at Northland Roller Rink. If you or your date are rusty sign-up for the rink’s skating lessons.
Barcade
666 Selden St., Detroit; 313-285-9410; barcadedetroit.com
Whether it’s an arcade classic like Ms. Pac-Man or Pinball, Barcade brings the nostalgia to date. The venue offers a variety of pub food, specialty cocktails and draft beer so you can chow down after securing bragging rights.
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Barcade

666 Selden St., Detroit; 313-285-9410; barcadedetroit.com

Whether it’s an arcade classic like Ms. Pac-Man or Pinball, Barcade brings the nostalgia to date. The venue offers a variety of pub food, specialty cocktails and draft beer so you can chow down after securing bragging rights.