Looking for Date Night Ideas in Akron?

There are plenty of romantic things to do in Akron. Sometimes it is just hard to get out of your normal rut. Having a regular established ‘date night’ with your spouse is so important to your marriage. Check out these entertainment ideas to keep that flame going!


Winery at Wolf Creek

Enjoy a romantic evening at the Winery at Wolf Creek. Pack a picnic, order a pizza, or buy snacks at the winery to enjoy with a bottle of your favorite wine. Where else can you have your very own wine tasting 7 days a week? The outdoor scenery on the winery deck or the indoor sitting rooms is breathtaking and relaxing. Stroll the acres of vines in the winery lawn. Occasional concerts and festivals are held onsite throughout the summer months. Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton, OH 44203 Phone: 800-436-0426

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Nothing says romantic like strolling the gardens at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. This is a year-round option for a romantic outing. Tour the gorgeous Manor House, a Tudor Revival style 65-room mansion with its décor filled with treasures from around the world. There are 70 acres on the estate with a variety of beautiful gardens to get lost in during the warmer months. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303 Phone: 330-836-5533

Head for the open roads on a Harley

Ride the open road with your favorite girl or guy on a Harley. Many different Harley-Davidson models are available for rent at Century Harley of Medina. For an unforgettable experience, take a day trip or a week tour of the country on a Harley.  You will score big with a surprise with this for your guy.  Century Harley-Davdison 3053 Eastpointe Drive, Medina, OH 44256 Phone: 330-721-1702

Fun at an Akron Aeros Game

Canal Park is conveniently located in downtown Akron, with no hassels of parking, etc. There are many dining establishments downtown where you can enjoy dinner and drinks before or after taking in an Akron Aeros game. At Canal Park, you are always close to the action, so every game is great fun.  Canal Park 300 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308 Phone:800-97-AEROS

Antiquing at the Cuyahoga Falls Riverfront Square District

Downtown Cuyahoga Falls is scenic and always a relaxing stroll. If you enjoy shopping for antiques, you will enjoy the nice selection of antique shops conveniently located on Front St. There are great finds of vintage clothings and furs, antique clocks, decorative arts, sports memorabilia, toys, designer formals, usable furniture, kitchen nostalgia, record albums and more. While downtown, don’t miss the scenic views on the boardwalk of the river, art galleries, hobby shops, restaurants, festivals in the summer and ice skating in the winter.

Escape to a Bed and Breakfast

You don’t have to go far to escape the daily grind with your spouse. Step back into the 18th century at the Shady Oaks Farm Bed & Breakfast.  This B&B is fully decorated in the Federal period with antiques and period replicas. You will be pampered with gourmet picnics, beautiful English gardens, picturesque lakes, and even horse drawn sleigh rides in the winter. Shady Oaks Farm Bed & Breakfast 241 Highland Road, Northfield Center, OH 44067 Phone: 330-468-2909 or 800-785-9769

Dance Class

Do you love Dancing with the Stars? Get your act together with a dance class. You will be the hottest couple on the dance floor with the new steps you will learn at In Flight Ballroom Dance Co.  In Flight offers group as well as private lessons in all of the popular dances including samba, salsa, swing, and more for beginner’s to advanced. Social dances are held every week to put your skills to the test. In-Flight Ballroom Dance Co. 2735 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 Phone: 330-945-4070

Night on the Town at Tangier

Tangier has been dazzling couples for many years while keeping their image and entertainment fresh and up to date. Entertainers from all over the world showcase their talents at Tangier’s. Complete the experience with a delectable dinner of Continental, Middle Eastern and American food in their Roman-style dining room. Tangier Restaurant & Cabaret 532 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44303 Phone: 330-376-7171

Hot Air Balloon Adventure

You know you’ve always thought of doing this, so why not take your spouse on a surprise hot air balloon ride over scenic Akron. Enjoy spectacular views of hills, farms, lakes, valleys and treetops. Each ride ends with a champagne toast. Offered May 15th – October 31st. Fun-Makers Tallmadge Launch Site: Carter Lumber Offices 601 Tallmadge Road, Kent, OH 44240 Phone: 800-704-2511

Make your own Wine

Create your own signature wine at “It’s Your Winery” in Copley, OH. Sample from 40 varieties of wine, chose your favorite and then begin making your own wine by mixing the juices, chemicals and yeast together. Create your own custom-designed labels for your bottles with your own images and photos. Return in 5-9 weeks, after your wine has fermented to bottle, cork and label your bottles. Each batch makes 30 bottles, so you may want to invite another couple to join you. It’s Your Winery Copley Rd, Copley, OH 44321 Phone: 330-864-2939

Take in a show at E.J. Thomas Hall

E.J. Thomas Hall offers opportunities throughout the year to get cozy with your loved one while enjoying a show. Choose from a variety of options such as a Broadway show, the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday Musical Club, ballets, comedies, and other entertainers throughout the year. E.J. Thomas Hall 198 Hill Street, Akron, OH 44304 Phone: 330-972-7570

Experience the Wild Life at the Akron Zoo

We all take our kids to the Akron Zoo, but try going as a couple. It’s a whole new experience. The Akron Zoo also has many special events for adults only throughout the year. It is a relaxing and enjoyable time for all ages, year-round. Akron Zoological Park 500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307 Phone: 330-375-2550

Akron Art Museum

If you haven’t made it to the new Akron Art Museum, you are missing one of downtown Akron’s highlights. The museum is newly expanded by 12,000 square feet! Art collections from 1850 to the present are on display in the galleries. Traveling art collections change throughout the year so there is always something new to discover. Akron Art Museum 1 South High Street, Akron, OH 44308 Phone: 330-376-9185

Glide through the Portage Lakes

Gently glide along Portage Lakes in a rented pontoon boat. Explore the various 2,000 acres of connecting lakes, enjoy the peaceful sounds of the waves splashing the boat, or dive in for a swim. Dusty’s Landing 401 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, OH 44319 Phone: 330-644-3220

Lock 3 Live

Year-round entertainment awaits at Lock 3 Park. Music fills the air all summer long with concerts of every genre. Come early to enjoy a picnic on a blanket and stay late for live entertainment. During winter months, Lock 3 Park is transformed into a winter wonderland with an ice skating rink and several festivals. Lock 3 Park 200 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308 Phone: 330-375-2877

Train for the Akron Road Runner Marathon

Akron’s Road Runner Marathon is one of the best in the nation. There is nothing like training for a marathon (or 1/2 or relay) with your spouse. You’ll see eachother at your best and worst. Some may even find it romantic to take the journey of intense daily training to reach the goal of the marathon finish line together. Road Runner Akron Marathon 58 W. Exchange Street, Suite C, Akron, OH 44308 Phone: 330-375-2RUN or 800-375-2RUN

Extreme Adventure

Look to the sky for an extreme adventure with skydiving. This is not a boring date but an adventure to remember.  Canton Air Sports specializes in first time skydivers and is open year round. Go ahead, live a little! Canton Air Sports 14008 Union Avenue NE, Alliance, OH 44601 Phone: 330-823-0370 or 800-772-4174

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