50 Best Covid Date Night Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

Date night! The best night! Even if you've been together for years and years, date night is still so important and refreshing. Especially in the middle of a cold Boston winter, date night is important to heat things up. So whether it's Valentine's Day or your birthday or just because, here are some ideas to snuggle up with your sweetie and let them know how important they are to you. And if you're living that single life, these are fun activities to do as well - with a cherished friend or to meet a new one. The City of Boston and beyond in Massachusetts has so many amazing activities for you to enjoy during covid!
A man and woman smile while eating chocolate on Off the Beaten Path Food Tours' Jamaica Plain Vegan Chocolate Tour.

Our 50 Best Covid Boston Date Night Ideas During Coronavirus:
50 Best Covid Date Night Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

1

Watch an online film festival together

 

2

Peruse our blog about our Chocolate Tour or Food Tour Experiences!

 

3

Learn A New Board Game or play Quiplash with friends across the world

 

4

Try winning a new level of Super Mario or other video game

 

5

Check out an AirBnB online experience

 

6

Find a Fireplace to cozy up to

 

7

Visit outdoor dining places including igloos (check out our favorite)

 

8

Buy a star gazing app and gaze together

 

9

Try a new recipe at home or cook with a chef like these cooking classes featured in our blog!

 

10

Create your own at-home wine tasting or beer experience

 

11

Dance to a concert on Netflix

 

12

Visit an outdoor farm, many of them have open-air markets

 

13

Watch an online penguin or animal cam

 

14

Winter hiking

 

15

Get together for a jam session

 

16

Make “southern” style romance with honkytonk and biscuit brunch

 

Pandemic date night ideas in Boston continue…

 

17

Book a vacation together for late 2021!

 

18

Buy a black light for yoga and wear flourescent

 

19

Gamble: play online poker (PPPoker app) or play bingo

 

20

Take a beach walk, even in the winter

 

21

Take an online zumba class and splurge on some fresh fruit smoothies

 

22

Make a long mix on Spotify and take an evening drive together, blasting it

 

23

Stroll down our favorite street, Memorial Drive in Cambridge

 

24

Check out a new cool area of Boston – have you been to the Innovation and Design Building in the Seaport lately? Try takeout from Chickadee!

 

25

Create a bubble tea “passport” and try and compare them over the course of a week: from China Town to Allston to Kung Fu Tea in Davis Square to Bubble Nation in Arlington!

 

26

Cook a farm to table meal!

 

27

Order delivery from a really fancy place, using Postmates or something like Puritan Trading company or Scoop N Scootery

 

28

Visit a local cheese shop with no budget — throw those delicious fig flatbread crackers in the cart, various fruit jams, specialized honey, local cider, and alll the cheese!

 

29

Hit up ebay for records searching for amazing tunes + play over lattes and snacks

 

30

Plan a day trip to a place 30-90 minutes away. Whether it’s to one of our Food Tours cities such as our Lowell Tours or cool spots around New England such as Northampton, it’ll feel like a longer vacay.

 

Want more unique Covid first date ideas in Boston? Continue reading!

 

31

Online Comedy Night!! From the Comedy Studio in Somerville to Improv Boston, get your belly laughing.

 

32

In warmer weather, rent a sailboat such as at the JP Boathouse – we also have a Jamaica Plain Vegan Chocolate Tour and also a Jamaica Plain Food Tour

 

33

Online escape the room! Whether it’s on your new Alexa or at Boda Borg in Malden, we’re game!

 

34

DANCE! Shake your booty around town, and if you need encouragement for the classics check out some dance lessons

 

35

Go ring shopping 🙂

 

36

Trade gift requests on Amazon.com

 

37

Cook from a meal kit delivery

 

38

Try an at home spa — we’ve written about salt caves, indoor hot tubs, couples massages, and more!

 

39

Try your hand at arts and crafts — including an online class!

 

40

Embrace your inner animal lover at a local zoo (cotton candy optional)

 

41

Take out your camera and go exploring, taking photos along the way

 

42

Transport yourself to a foreign place using Oculus Quest or other 3D gaming device

 

43

Indulge in at home afternoon tea (see our post)

 

44

Take a ferry ride — such as to Boston Harbor Islands or Charlestown or even P-Town!

 

45

Live that island life, plan a trip to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard

 

46

BRUNCH! We love brunch and the word foodie. So there! Can you cook the book?

 

47

Learn how to mix drinks together through an online class

 

48

Try an online Tai Chi class and feel centered together

 

49

Host an online murder mystery party — costumes and secrets galore!

 

50

Try outdoor dining from igloos to patios!


Once the pandemic subsides, our Food Tours and Chocolate Tours run weekly year-round and are the best Boston date night activity. Our guides are warm and welcoming, and you’ll discover hidden gems all over the city. Join our newsletter to be the first to find out when we will re-open the tours!

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