If you're still wondering what to do on New Year's Eve, especially when all the date night ideas you think of seem so expensive, there's no need to spend a fortune in order to have a fun, romantic evening. The options are truly limitless, but in case you're feeling a little uninspired, we've compiled this list to get your creative juices following just in time for the big night.
But why is that? This is why, with a few New Year's date ideasyou can turn Jan. So what makes for great NYD date?
The key new years date fun success? You gotta have a plan. Regardless of what my plans are, it never ends up to be the magical evening I wish it would be. Someone ends up bailing, plans are never made, and eating ice cream in bed watching the ball drop has happened once or twice although depending on who you ask, that might be the ideal way to start a new year.
Quality time wins every time. Turn everything off. That means TVs, phones, and every other tech device you check on the reg.
Make it a group date! Grab a few friends from both of your friend circles to say farewell to Not only will you have a great night with your friends, melding the friend circles will bring you two closer together, just in time for the New Year.
Take the night to cook your favorite foods, and enjoy a candlelit meal together. Break out the bottle of wine, get a roaring fire going, and, well you know where this is going….
Have dinner at the restaurant you went to on your first date, walk by the bench where you had your first kiss, or just go through photo albums. Host a wine tasting for friends and family, or just the two of you. Taste wines from the yearand pick some faves to try in Head to the park with your cozy blanket and picnic basket to enjoy some quality time together.
If your neck of the woods is too cold, try out a living room picnic, with extra candles. Imagine this… light snow fall, skating around outside in the dark with festive lights, sipping on spiked hot chocolate.
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Oh yeah, definitely. If you have some time off work, get lost in the country somewhere on a road trip. Check out a theme park, see what your neighborhood has planned, or light up some of your own sparklers for a festive countdown to the New Year.
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