Guide to Date Night In + Around Lansing

Date Night anyone?! Some of you may be saying, “what’s that?” but we’re here to help you break out of that stale routine! The Lansing area is full of so many options for date night and we’ve got them all rounded up in one place. If you’re feeling like your night out, or in, could use a little refresh, keep reading for our Guide to Date Night In + Around Lansing.

Grab your partner-in-crime and embark on the ultimate bestie date night at Douglas J Salon + MedSpa. Our skilled therapists will cater to your every need, from soothing massages, performance-based facials to bouncing blowouts. Sip on Aveda Comforting Tea and catch up on the latest life happenings while emerging from the experience refreshed and radiant. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just craving some quality time together, Douglas J promises an unforgettable escape. Because true friendship deserves a day filled with beauty and bliss. From now until March 31, bring your BFF or come solo and treat yourself and enjoy 20% off Any Service!

Connect with Douglas J right now by heading to Online Booking, Instagram, or Facebook!

Add some excitement and adrenaline to your next Date Night at High Caliber!
With loads of different activities, and a focus on “adult fun” you’ll be sure to have a fun night out!

From Go Kart Racing, Axe Throwing, and two full bars and a kitchen in-house, you could spend the whole night out here and leave with loads of fun memories.

Be sure to check out High Caliber’s Website, FacebookInstagram and their piece on Exciting Date Nights, for more information.

Playing Picasso is a paint your own pottery studio: walk-in, choose a piece, relax and enjoy! Pieces range from $6 to $100+, you choose what you want to spend. Pieces are fired and ready in about a week!

Offering monthly events as well as private events

    • Dinner & Date Night: We partner with a local restaurant, bring food into the studio for the guests, and then you enjoy painting!
    • Adult Night (21+): Enjoy the same Playing Picasso experience, just later in the evening! Bring your own food & drinks, friends, and creativity!
    • Private Events: Our space holds up to 55 people and you get it all to yourself! It can be reserved for birthdays, showers, or just to finally get your favorite people together. For more information, contact [email protected] 

Check out all the fun they have to offer on their Website, Facebook, or Instagram!

Offering the best of Broadway and performing arts events, Wharton Center is the place to be for the 2023-2024 Season. Subscriptions are on sale now, featuring blockbuster hits like SIX, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, To Kill A Mockingbird, and much more. 5-show Broadway packages start at just $215 –  ticket discounts, the best seats, and flexible ticket exchanges are just some of the perks of being a season subscriber. Visit for details.

Shows you won’t want to miss |

  • Six
  • Moulin Rouge
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, and Leonidas Kavakos
  • Cirque Dream: Holidaze |

Capital City Market is a neighborhood grocery store, focused on bringing fresh, affordable, and local products to the downtown Lansing community and beyond.

It’s the perfect spot for a date night in or out! You and your partner can grab fresh produce and locally-made products to take home for a date night on the couch or you can stop in store and grab food from Goodfellas Deli or grab sushi from Hissho Sushi! Something for everyone’s taste.

Capital City Market also features a full grocery selection including the Meijer and national favorites you already love.

Your new, affordable, grocery store experience is just around the corner at 600 E. Michigan Ave. Come shop with us today!

So you can’t make it out? No problem! We have tons of ideas on how to have a Date Night from the comfort of your couch!

5 Home Date Night Ideas

Lansing Mom’s Steamy Movie Guide

Your Next Date Night In

Want to head out for date night? Our team has resources on some of the best spots to head out to enjoy a night on the town!

Date Night Around Lansing

Crafty Date Nights

Outdoor Dining

Maybe an evening date is out of the question, we’ve got you covered with day dates for an intentional break for you and your partner, or maybe even a date with a friend! Check out the resources below for a special day date!

Lunch And Brunch Dates

Coffee Shops

If you’re a happy hour kind of person, because you’ve got to be back for bedtime, yours or your kids, we’ve rounded up some spots that are perfect for happy hour time! Or you can enjoy happy hour from the comfort of your home with some crafty cocktails!

Happy Hour Recipes

Lansing Breweries

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