San Diego is a great city for date nights. People come from all over to San Diego for its fun nightlife and exciting activities throughout the city. Everything that you have seen in cliche date movies can be found in San Diego, from beaches, gardens, bars, and restaurants overlooking the ocean. However, the overwhelming amount of choices can make it hard to narrow down your choice.

Well… we did the research and narrowed down a great list of the most fun date ideas in San Diego.


Stroll Through Balboa Park 




Balboa Park is at the top of the list because it is the perfect place for a stroll or picnic during a nice day. There are so many things to do so you and your date won’t get bored. Walk the gardens, visit the museums, or window shop the storefronts.

Go to a Local Trivia Night

Grab a beer and get your trivia on for a fun date night that you and your special someone will remember forever. What’s better than some spirited competition, good food, and drinks to turn an average night into a memorable one?


Watch Some Live Music at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay



Humphrey’s is one of the only restaurants that offer live music every day. Take your date to dinner and listen to some live music the give the night a nice special touch to it.


Go to a Speakeasy




Have a fun night taking a step back in time to the Prohibition era. If you were thinking about going out to a normal bar, why not make the night a little more special by going to a speakeasy. Some speakeasies around San Diego do require reservations so make sure you call ahead and find out.


Walk Around the Gaslamp Quarter Artisan Market



Every Sunday the Gaslamp Quarter is home to the Artisan Market where you can walk around and shop some local homemade goods.


San Diego Zoo and Safari Park



Just on the perimeter of Balboa Park is the San Diego Zoo. You and your date can get up close and personal with some of the most exotic animals in the world that you may not see anywhere else.