20 Fun Things to Do On a First Date

20 Fun Things to Do On a First Date

A first date serves as the foundation to whatever relationship you are trying to build, due to its importance, you tend to worry about what to wear, what to say, how to be yourself without looking crazy, how to impress your date, how not to bore your date to death and so on. But no one really worries about the fun things to do on a first date, which will keep the vibe going in order not to mess up. Wearing a tux and a dress and talking about yourselves all day is fun but also a cliché.

You have to be innovative and creative, you have to think outside the box or even act as the box never existed, in order to get a second, third, or even a forever date. It could be a date with someone you just met or someone you have known for a long while, and you just want to spice things up.

In this article, I will tell you a few fun things to do on a first date, which involves where to go to, what to do and many others, both indoors and outdoors, Stay with me

Fun Things to Do on a First Date

1. Cook and Eat In

If you know you have an A+ in your cooking skill and you are not afraid to get a second opinion, why not try that with your date? Cooking together will help break the ice between you and your date, which will give room for comfortability.

2. Take a Stroll

This is by far the simplest fun thing to do on a first date, but most people tend to ignore it because they want to go all out, close down a park, a restaurant, or a mall just to impress their date forgetting that the main purpose of a date is to leave the other person hungry for more dates. So, if you know you are fun to be with and you have found someone equally fun to spend time with, a stroll isn’t a bad idea.

3. Movie Night

I am pretty excited about this because as a movie person I would pick movies over anything else. A good movie has a way of creating cool vibes and an awesome atmosphere. Getting movies to watch online is as easy as A, B, C.

4. Play Games

Board games like Ludo, Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, Snake and Ladder, Draft. or video games like Play Station, Xbox, it doesn’t matter what type of game. If your date is skilled in playing games and you seem up to the challenge, why not try an indoor games competition. This will help in getting to know each other better but try not to be too competitive, so your consequent dates don’t turn into revenge dates.

5. Workout Together

If working out is your idea of fun, then you might want to add a workout session to your list of fun things to do on a first date. Trust me, if you are not the workout type, you might want to stay off this and not embarrass yourself.

6. Try Out A New Restaurant

This might sound risky, as you do not know what the food will taste like and also the environment. But it’s good to try something new, and trying out a new restaurant will help you figure out how your date reacts to new things.

7. Try Karaoke

Trust me, I am not trying to get you to embarrass yourself on your first date. Fun is fun and maybe karaoke will help bring out the craziness in your date.

8. Go Hiking

Try to find the closest natural view or mountain to you and get lost in mother natures’ wonder.

9. Go Watch A Game Together

Be it a football match, a basketball game, or a wrestling match, watching it together with your date can serve as a fun thing to do on a first date.

10. Visit A Museum

Going to the museum to get familiar with history is another fun date idea; it is educative and also romantic at the same time. It would also help you know how vast your date is in terms of history.

11. Go to a Photobooth

I saw this in a movie and I personally loved it, haven’t tried it yet but it looked fun. So, I am adding this for you to try with your date.

12. Picnic

A picnic is a great way to get to know someone. You get to know each other’s tastes and choices of food and drinks.

13. Plan a Day Trip

This idea is not for someone you just met, except if you are the spontaneous type. Planning a day trip with someone you are already friends with is a fun way to set the mood for whatever romantic plan you have up your sleeves.

14. Watch the Sunset

This is a bit unconventional, as no one really cares to watch the sunset. But that’s the fun of it, you don’t have to follow the crowd. Remember, you have to think outside the box or even act like the box never existed in order to be creative and spontaneous. So, if watching the sunset is your idea of a fun thing to do on a first date, then go for it.

15. Attend a Comedy Show

How else do you get to know your date’s sense of humour other than attending a comedy show together?

16. Go to the Beach

Where you have lots of suns, smooth sand, beautiful water, and the idea that you are both half-naked, what you get are two words; fun and romantic.

17. Bake Together

This is my favourite, not because I am a foodie but because I love to bake. You don’t have to go out to get yourselves some desserts, you can just try to bake, watch videos on YouTube if you have to. Trust me, you might make some mess, but in the end, it is going to be a fun, romantic, and well-required mess.

18. Play Like Kids

This is another fun thing to do on a first date, as you forget for a minute that you are adults, and you play like kids. You play kids games like hide and go seek, balloon or gunfight and different other kids’ games.

19. Visit the Zoo

Going to the zoo to see different animals is something you should include in the list of fun things to do on a first date.

20. Spend a Day at the Amusement Park

These days, you don’t only find children at the amusement park, adults have also turned the park into their designated date location. This is because it is fun and there are so many things to do there.


There are tons of fun things to do on a first date, depending on your idea and definition of fun.  There is no limit to what you can do to have fun on a first date and always remember to be yourself and also give room for your date to also be themselves.

That been said, if you have been on a date and you would like to share the fun things you did on your first date, feel free to do so in the comment section. And, if you haven’t been on a date and you want to try the above, it’s all yours.

See: This is How You Find The Right Partner

11 Fun Activities to Do With Friends

11 Fun Activities to Do With Friends

Hello! Planning on fun activities to do with friends besides making funny jokes and talking? This article is for you as I’ll be putting you through a list of fun activities to do with friends, whether you’re broke, trying to save money, or just wanting to take a break from life stress.

Hang out in a relaxing manner with friends you love the most, add excitement and fun to that friendship as you follow this bucket list.

Amazing Activities to Do With Friends

1. Plan a Picnic Outing/date

Having good friends around us is always worthwhile and when it comes to fun activities with friends – go to a park. This allows you to relax and free your mind off about daily hustles and bustles, life in general, and sometimes, after a heartbreak. Yeah, I know it happens.

There are a lot of things to do at the park, from hanging out to watching people, carousel, Ferris wheel to enjoying a snack or a meal.

Cook, arrange your favourite snacks with friends and have a blast. And above all, you get to talk and be in touch with each other’s life.

2. Attend A Concert Together

This is on my to-do list. This is another fun way to chill with friends but this comes with interesting baggage – screaming and shouting at the top of your voices. Are you ready?

Look out for concerts of your favourite artiste, musician, get the tickets and be in your best outfit for that turn-up.

Go crazy and wild with your friends.

3. Have a Movie Marathon Together

This one is mostly done among ourselves without us realizing but make this more interesting by adding snacks and popcorn to your sides.

Try something sweet and savoury as you select a theme to watch and get excited. It could be romance, comedy, something scary, just enjoy the moment. They are to be treasured and indeed a fun activity to do with friends. 

4. Host a Dinner Party for Them

This has to be appreciated and the cutest thing one can do for friends. Go all out and host a dinner party for them, cook favourite dishes and snacks and invite them over. Or you could have them come over early and cook together. This gives you the chance to get along with each other and talk about life in general.

I don’t know about you but this is indeed a fun activity to do with friends. I mean, it involves food. FOOD!

5. Go Shopping With Them

As stressful as it sounds already, trust me going shopping with friends is a fun thing to do any day and anytime. Maybe not when the sun is scorching but you get the point.

Do this with friends, go to a favourite shopping mall, try out outfits, attires, dresses even lingerie’s. This is a fun-filled experience as you get to laugh with friends and talk about life and mean of course. Oh, even women.

6. Try Karaoke

Got crazy friends? This is for you! Turn the volume up, sing in your sweet and ugly, even loud voices. Enjoy the musicals as you enjoy the moment. These are mostly a laugh-filled day and a fun activity to do with friends,

Change the music from slow theme to RnB to reggae, afro, Latino – anything.

Scream at the top of your voice and have fun!

7. Have a Game Night Together

PES? Mortal Kombat? Scrabble? Monopoly? Chess? Charades? I mean there are a lot to select from.

Ditch the same old same old boring conversation and add this to your list of fun activities to do with friends.

8. Plan a Trip to a Different Location

I remember doing this and I assure you this is the ultimate fun activity to do with friends. Travel, enjoy a car ride together, the cold breeze as it hits your face.

Travel to an entirely different location, try every fun activity there like going down the water slides, seeing the waterfall, swimming, karting, canoeing, bowling, laser tag, even paintballing, see nature at its highest peak and beauty. This is beautiful, an adventure, and worth it!

My favourite here is paintballing even though I’ve never tried it.

Paintballing is a game of elimination. (Relax, you’re not killing your friends, they will probably be laughing because you shot them at ‘where it doesn’t shine) It is a competition between friends where you hold guns to shoot each other. The gun is filled with colour, i.e. a paint.

Make this game extra fun by tagging the friend with the most paint on the clothes a loser and he/she has to pay for dinner!

9. Try Travelling for a Festival

Check out local and international news for upcoming festivals around you and have your friends agree to explore a new place together.

There are Calabar festival, Argungu fishing festival or even travel out – doesn’t matter as you’re with friends and that is a fun activity on its own.

10. Challenge Games With Friends Would Be Fun

There are a lot of fun challenges to try when having fun activities to do with friends. 

like picking up a cup using just your mouth

blinking your eyes 8-10 times in a row to 

wiggling their eyebrows or

guessing a flavour of a cookie

talking in a different accent and

drinking an entire jug of milk without throwing up.

According to research, one who drinks a jug of milk at a go must throw up. I mean, don’t you want to see your friend throwing up or struggling to pick up a cup with just their mouth?

This is one of the fun activities to do with friends as it is entertaining and hilarious.

11. Check Out a New Restaurant Together

I mean, who’s not up for that? This is an adventurous and fun activity to do with friends. On this note, you discover new and good food, a new taste, also see new people and create memories.


Hey there, if you’re not certain what fun activity to do with friends, simply hang out. Sit, relax and talk at home about nothing and everything. It is fun in its way even though we don’t realize, the little moments with friends matter, they always do.

The above rule of the game is to be in touch with friends, create time for good friends and try fun activities once in a while with them when you can. I hope this list has helped you in deciding fun activities to do with friends.

Be sure to show me the fun activities you try; I’ll love to know. Call your friends now and start planning a fun activity together.