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Date Night Done Right in Alpharetta

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink
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Making new memories with your one and only can be one of the best ways to stay in tune and focused on keeping your relationship fun and exciting. Whether dating, newly married or longtime lovebirds, there is an epic romantic escape awaiting you in Alpharetta. Uncover 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.

Wine and Dine Your Sweetheart

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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 or Ruth’s Chris Steak House. 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 Pizzeria 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 Scream’n Nuts 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 where experienced sommeliers can recommend the perfect red, white or sparkling option for date nights at home. For flights to enjoy in the moment, visit CRU Food & Wine Bar to test out premium wine selections or Currahee Brewing in Downtown Alpharetta for stellar stouts and awesome ales.

Make it a Day Date

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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.

Pack the perfect picnic with goodies from The Savory Gourmet Market and pick one of Alpharetta’s excellent parks to relax in. Whether you opt for Wills Park, Rock Mill Park, Brooke Street Park or another of Alpharetta’s beautiful green spaces, you’ll both love being outside in these wide open spaces.

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.

Live Music

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Enjoy a smooth musical experience at The Velvet Note, where the romantic ambiance is copious. Experience world-class jazz acts in an intimate setting while enjoying fantastic food and beverage options.

Many Alpharetta restaurants also crank up the beats with live music throughout the week. Some favorites include Truck & Tap where you can try a rotation of brews and food trucks paired with live tunes. Jekyll Brewing In Downtown Alpharetta turns up the fun with live bands and lively beverage choices. Enjoy a cocktail at Mercantile Social where unique, fun drink choices go great with live music experiences! Insider Tip: Check the Awesome Alpharetta calendar of events for the most up-to-date live music dates and times here.

Take a Class

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Learning a new skill can be a great way to find a new hobby or interest to share with your loved one, so we recommend taking a class together! 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. Sign up for one of Painting with a Twist’s special “Date Night” painting classes where you both can learn tips and tricks to create a masterpiece while sipping on your favorite beverage!

Visit Indiehouse Modern Fragrance Bar for an experience like no other. At their scent blending workshops you’ll find perfect fragrances that compliment your natural chemistry, you won’t be able to let each other out of your sight (or range of smell)! To experience a different variety of irresistible aromas, learn to cook up a delicious meal together at the Publix Aprons Cooking School. With a variety of course options, there is guaranteed to be a class that meets your culinary goals. You’ll be “whisked” away by how much fun you have in the kitchen together.

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.