Continually coming up with fun and creative date ideas can be difficult when getting dinner or seeing a movie is so easy. Being creative can be especially difficult if you want to have a double date and bring some friends along because you need a place that is good for a group, not just a couple. Luckily, there are many locations in DFW that are perfect for a date night and are fun for both groups and couples. These are the best double date ideas in DFW.
Barcadia
1917 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-7300
www.barcadiabars.com/barcadiadallasBarcadia is a great place for small groups or a double date because it’s a lot of fun and offers plenty of activities so you’ll never be bored. Barcadia has a very relaxed environment that doesn’t require dressing up. The walls are lined with pictures of ’50s pin-up girls, and your favorite ’80s bands can usually be found playing in the background. On the patio, you can play a round of life-sized Jenga. Inside, the walls are lined with classic arcade games from the ’80s that you can play for a quarter. There are also skee ball machines and a five foot tall Connect Four. Barcadia allows for the perfect opportunity to let your inner child come out and play for a night.

Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
4980 Belt Line Road
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 726-7383
www.petesduelingpianobar.comIf you and your group are looking for fun, singing and drinks, you should definitely head over to Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar in Addison. The bar is a great place for groups, and you will often see people celebrating birthdays and bachelor/bachelorette parties here. During the night, four entertainers will take the stage (two at a time) and perform hit songs from pretty much any era and genre you can think of. There are usually quite a few opportunities to hop up on stage yourself, so make sure you’re stage-ready.

Ice Skating Center At The Galleria
13350 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 392-3361
www.galleriaiceskatingcenter.comIn Texas, having the opportunity to put on a pair of ice skates and enjoy some ice skating with friends is rare. However, you can enjoy ice skating all year at the Ice Skating Center at the Galleria. This is a great opportunity to do something fun that is not always an option. Ice skating is also a great activity to do before or after a good time shopping with your group. Public skating sessions are available most days, and skate rentals are available as well.

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Coyote Drive-In
223 Northeast 4th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 717- 7767
www.coyotedrive-in.comCoyote Drive-In opened in 2011 and was founded by group of four men who wanted to provide the opportunity to escape for awhile from the chaos of everyday life. The drive-in is located on Panther Island, which allows for you to get a great view of Fort Worth and the Trinity River while enjoying a movie with your date. Regular theater food is available, as well as some delicious additions like buffalo chicken pizza. You also have the option of ordering from a selection of beers and wines. You can see all the new blockbusters at an affordable price, and you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own car.

Late Nights At The DMA
1717 N. Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-1200
www.dma.org/programs/late-nightsOn the third Friday of every month, the Dallas Museum of Art stays open until midnight for Late Nights at the DMA. Each Late Night offers different experiences and fun for all ages. Events can include concerts, readings, film screenings, family programs and more. There are many different things to see throughout the night, so the event is a great opportunity to expand beyond just dinner or a movie. You can see new art exhibits and possibly even meet the artists. Tickets are usually $15 (for non-members), but some exhibits may cost extra.

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Kelsi Gerwell is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas-Fort Worth. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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