Money running low from holiday spending? Looking to enjoy some time together without shelling out the big bucks? Then, you will love these fun Cheap and Free Winter Date Ideas.
Attend A Winter Festival.
Especially in areas that see a fair amount of snow, you will often find inexpensive or free festivals during the winter months. Have fun together checking out the ice festival, winter carnival, or snowfest.
Build A Fire And Roast S’mores.
Try out different flavors of chocolate to see which make for the best s’mores treats.
Check Out The Boat Or Home Show.
Enjoy daydreaming together about warmer days to come while you browse all the offerings.
Do The Polar Bear Plunge.
Particularly popular on New Year’s Day, take the challenge of a dip in frigid waters. (Check with a physician beforehand to make sure that your health allows you to do so.)
Gaze At The Stars At A Planetarium.
The weather outside might be a little too frightful to lay on a blanket and check out the galaxy. But the coziness of a planetarium provides the perfect spot to explore the universe. One of best fun, inexpensive winter date ideas.
Give Rollerskating A Whirl.
Haven’t strapped on a pair of skates in while? Have a fun throwback date by heading to a local rink where the temperatures are comfortable and the laughs will be plentiful.
Grab The Opportunity And Snag A Free Museum Night.
During and following the holidays, many museums offer after hours or free museum admissions nights to keep the traffic flowing. Often the evening come complete with refreshments and a relaxed atmosphere.
Hop In The Kitchen And Bake A Batch Of Cookies Together.
Sugar cookies are always a great choice because you can then decorate them using all sorts of fun toppings. Messing up your kitchen not your speed? Try out a cooking class. You’ll have all the fun without lots of clean up.
Live Where You See Snow?
Take advantage of the white stuff. Go sledding, cross country skiing, or shoeshoeing. Build a snowman or snow fort and cut loose by making snow angels.
Play Cards Or A Board Game.
A little healthy competition can be lots of fun.
Take A Driving Or Walking Tour Of Holiday Lights.
Each of you pick your top three lighting displays and see how your choices compare.
Volunteer Your Time Together.
Find a nonprofit that is looking for some assistance and help out. Your local animal shelter may need help walking dogs. The local food bank may be looking for extra hands to help sort food items for distribution.
Ask around to find out how you can use your time together to help out others.
Watch A New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show.
Some towns really do it up big ringing in the New Year. Also, you might be able to catch a parade on New Year’s Day.
Whip Up Some Popcorn And Rent A Movie.
A good movie and some tasty eats at home can be lots of fun on a cold winter night. Check out these 32 Delicious Popcorn Recipes for tricked out popcorn inspiration.
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