Winter Date Ideas in Kansas City (Adult Time for Mom & Dad!)
When the months are cold, date ideas can be harder to think of. We’ve got your date night covered!
Check out these fun winter date night ideas so you can enjoy the season together…
Looking for even more ideas? We’ve got those too!
Warm Cooking Class
Play indoors at one of the date nights listed above, or take a cooking class – Taste Buds Kitchen offers tons of Winter-themed meals. We’ve also got some special Winter date ideas for your next date night in Kansas City!
Go Ice Skating!
Christmas Light Drive
Hit the Slopes Near KC
Ski, snowboard, or tube at Snow Creek to get a FUN workout together during your winter date night!
Snuggle by the Fire
Watch a movie, drink hot chocolate, wrap gifts, or just have a chat. The in front of the fireplace is the perfect spot to relax on a date during the Winter months.
Plus, you don’t have to leave the house!
Take in the captivating Christmas lights on Kansas City’s beautiful, historic Country Club Plaza while picking up a few surprises for your loved ones. Don’t forget a little something for yourself!
* In Season: Christmas Shopping and Carriage Ride on the Country Club Plaza
After dinner at one of the exquisite restaurants along your way, snuggling up on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride is just the ticket!
Test your skills under pressure in a local Escape Room
Get your mind off the stress of the season, and escape to an escape room! Challenge your mind while keeping warm and having some fun!
Relax and relieve some of the holiday stress on a KC area wine, brewery or whiskey tour.
Visit Magical, Historical Downtown Weston
Shop, dine, drink and take in the wonder of beautiful downtown Weston, MO at Christmas time. You will not regret the short drive to this historic step back in time.
And Last, But Not Least,
Old Red Bridge – Love Local
“Lock your love” by attaching a padlock to the romantically famous Old Red Bridge. Don’t forget to take a photo! Here is the location of the bridge.
We all deserve a little adult time, so use some of these ideas as date night inspo…
If you have other fun local date ideas for winter, drop them in the comments for couples to enjoy!
From our family to yours, iFamilyKC
Visit a hidden bar or speakeasy
There are several amazing hidden bars and speakeasies in Kansas City. Visit your favorite or find a new one.
Kansas City is known for its museums. Spend the day inside looking at beautiful art and sculptures.
Visit Union Station
During the winter time, Union Station has its iconic holiday display set up which makes for great photo ops and memories. Plan a winter date here.
Make a snowman
With all the snow that comes through KC, get out with your honey and make a snowman or two.
Be adventurous and warm this winter. Try indoor skydiving.
Find a nice remote cabin and spend a cozy weekend in the woods. Check sites like Airbnb or Vrbo for hidden gems.
Visit the Ballet
The KC Ballet puts on beautiful productions throughout the wintertime, including classics like The Nutcracker.
During this time of year, many are in need of various things and KC has several organizations that could always use a helping hand.
Plan a night in and watch your favorite holiday classics or visit Union Station for their holiday movie showings.
Host a Cocktail Party
Throwing an event together is a great way to enjoy a group date night, share your new relationship, and have a great time. Create signature drinks that you both love and share them with friends.
Visit a Bookstore/ Library
KC has great bookstores that are comfy and cozy. Stop in and shop for each other a special book.
Decorate for the Holidays
Stay indoors and get in the holiday spirit. Decorate your home or tree together and have a magical date night.
Visit a Winter Market
The KC City Market hosts their Merry Market every year. This is a great weekend winter date idea and admission is free.
Sip Hot Cocoa
Grab some deliciously flavored cocoa and make your own cocoa bar. Try different brands and types of cocoa. I heard spicy hot cocoa was terrific!
There are great games to play for date night. Grab a deck of cards and play something classic or pick up something new from the store.
Make a Gingerbread House
Make it even more challenging and turn it into a competition!
Visit a Paint and Sip
Visit local art studios that host paint and sips or create one at home. Grab your favorite wines, canvases, and paints, and find a picture to recreate together.
Make a Scrapbook
Take all the pictures you have taken together and create a beautiful scrapbook to house all the memories. Pro tip* Plan ahead and make duplicates so you both can have one!
Aside from these winter-specific ideas, we are always working to enhance and grow our general Guide to Date Night Ideas in KC. BOOKMARK it for year-round fun. Parents need a break and time together. Invest in you! 🙂
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