Date Night in Alpharetta
Making new memories with your significant other can be one of the best ways to stay in tune and focused on keeping your relationship fun and intriguing. Whether dating, newly married or longtime lovebirds, there is an epic romantic escape awaiting you in Alpharetta, Georgia. Discover unique interests about each other along the way as you experience new adventures. You are guaranteed to find the perfect date night for you and your sweetheart in this beautiful, southern city.
Pamper Your Partner
Nothing gets you in the mood for flirting with your beloved than feeling like your best self. Prepare for a date to remember by taking extra time to get spiffy. We recommend the gentlemen make a stop at Boardroom Salon for Men for a hair trim, shave and steamed towel treatment to make him feel debonair. For the ladies, find the perfect blow-out hairstyle at Drybar and enjoy a glass of wine or fresh cucumber-infused water while getting primped to perfection.
If you want to opt for relaxation as a duo, let the stress of the day fall away by booking a couple’s massage at one of Alpharetta’s amazing spas. The Woodhouse Day Spa at Avalon offers a phenomenal Duet Massage where the two of you can revel in a side-by-side Swedish massage for ultimate relaxation. For another soothing spa option, choose the Togetherness Massage at Natural Body Spa and Shop where you can receive a 60- or 90-minute massage together in a private room – choose to add deep pressure therapy and receive a complimentary lotion upgrade from the blending bar.
Activities for the Artsy Adventurers
If one or both of you are art afficionados or simply want to get a new appreciation for the arts, the Downtown Alpharetta Arts Walk is a must. Check out the Downtown Alpharetta Arts Walking Tour Brochure to take a self-guided tour and find a stop-by-stop listing of Alpharetta’s majestic art pieces. Each sculpture has a detailed explanation of the vision behind the piece, so even those who don’t have the eye of an artist can appreciate what they see.
For an indoor arts experience, visit the Alpharetta Arts Center where you can view an ever-changing gallery display. The Arts Center also offers workshops, lectures, classes and art events throughout the year, making your experience an interactive one if you want to expand your creative artistic horizons!
Continue Your Education (In a FUN way)
Learning a new skill can be a great way to find a new hobby or interest to share with your loved one. Whether learning how to work out together, picking up a new artistic pastime that you can share or finding your culinary rhythm in the kitchen, there is a class or workshop in Alpharetta that’s perfect for you.
Accomplish an exercise goal together at one of Alpharetta’s many gyms and studios. For a few recommended options, we’ve put together a handy list of fitness classes, many offering a first class for free! For an exceptionally romantic activity, try a Waltz or Tango lesson at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio. You’ll be ready for the perfect twirling moment with your partner when your favorite song comes on.
If you enjoyed taking in the art in Downtown Alpharetta or the Arts Center, sign up for a one-time course at Painting with a Twist, All Fired Up or the Artrageous Potter to create your own masterpiece. Whether you’re most expressive with a paintbrush and canvas or creating a unique pottery piece, any of these classes are a great bonding experience for you and your partner.
Most relationships have the one who cooks and the other who holds a spatula so they can feel involved. Defy the stereotype as you learn to cook up a delicious meal together at the Publix Aprons Cooking School or the Williams Sonoma Cooking School. With a variety of course options, there is guaranteed to be a class that meets your dietary goals. You’ll be “whisked” away by how much fun you have in the kitchen together.
Visit INDIEhouse Modern Fragrance Bar for an experience like no other. Spend a few hours crafting the perfect fragrance blend for both you and your companion. After finding the perfect scents that compliment your natural chemistry, you won’t be able to let each other out of your sight (or range of smell)!
Wine and Dine Your Sweetheart
For the foodie couple, Alpharetta is a delicious dining mecca, with over 200 restaurants and dining experiences. Find the perfect surf and turf at Oak Steakhouse in Avalon, Ray’s at Killer Creek or Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. No matter what your preferred cut, you’ll get a meal fit for a king (and his queen)! Experience outdoor dining no matter what time of year when you visit Minnie Olivia for a pizza and your favorite wine pairing. Enjoy the firepits outside of Citizen Soul and try delicious southern cuisine. Bring a blanket and cozy up outside of Café Intermezzo. Wanting to sooth your sweets craving? Café Intermezzo is a great place to start, with delicious tortes and cheesecakes to choose from, or venture over to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams for a scoop of the creamiest ice cream of your dreams. By the time you’re done, you’ll be fully “dined”… but don’t forget the “wined” part!
Take a trip to Fermented to find your favorite vino options as a souvenir to take with you. Experienced sommeliers can recommend the perfect red, white or sparkling option to enjoy together for date nights at home. For wine flights to enjoy in the moment, visit CRU Food & Wine Bar to test out premium wine selections. If you’re partial to a stellar stout or an awesome ale, check out the brews at Jekyll Brewing. Dine in at their Downtown Alpharetta location or try a flight to find your favorites at the Marconi Drive location. Currahee Brewing in Downtown Alpharetta offers locally brewed beers that are delightful. If you want to continue the brewed beverage adventure, head to Barleygarden Kitchen and Craft Bar for an extensive menu of stouts, whits, pale ales, lagers and more!
Make it a Day Date
Check out the Big Creek Greenway for outdoor adventures where you can explore more than 8 miles of paved trail. Whether you and your partner enjoy walking, running, biking or skating, you can enjoy the alfresco ambiance together.
Engage in friendly competition at Main Event, Topgolf or Dave & Buster’s where you can bowl, play laser tag, golf or battle it out in the arcade. You’ll have a blast with your sweetie while making memories to last a lifetime.
Book Your Hotel Stay with a Romantic Twist
The icing on top of a great date day, night, or weekend is a luxurious hotel stay. Alpharetta’s 29 modern hotels are the perfect place to get away and leave behind the worries of home for an escape together. Check out our hotels that offer romance packages, where you can indulge in sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries and more.