5 Cheap and Awesome Denver Dates Beyond the Bar or Coffee shop
Let s be real, we all live in Colorado to be weekend warriors, but unfortunately that can t always mean going up to the mountains. Don t despair, though, because there are still plenty of awesome things to do in and around Denver to get to know a potential LuvByrd match. So let s all agree to ixnay the coffee shops and the breweries and get a little more creative. After all, it s just prescreening to determine if they re worthy adventure dates, right? Embrace Your Inner Nerd: The Mythical Creatures Exhibit You don t have to be a Harry Potter fanatic or Dungeons and Dragons enthusiast to recognize that an exhibit about unicorns, dragons and mermaids is going to be awesome. Running though the beginning of September, the Museum of Nature & Science is putting on a sci-fi show with some pretty incredible photo opps that will serve as a truly unmatched icebreaker. Foodie Fun: The Big Wonderful Weekends in RiNo got a little more exiting now that Saturday s food truck fiesta is back up and running. A gathering of worldly cuisines, live music and local artisans, it s a great excuse to share delicious small plates and test your date s way around Denver s blossoming culinary landscape. If you like experimenting with new cuisines, don t miss Jozi s Kitchen, a permanent staple at the fest serving South African specialties. If you re looking for an evening date, the Friday Night Bazaar has a similar setup and is a great way to kickoff the weekend while meeting singles in CO. Act Like a Kid Again: Lakeside Amusement Park There s just something about cozying up on a ferris wheel or squealing with delight on a rollercoaster to bring you back to those hormone-crazed teenage years. Throw caution to the wind and embrace the moment where nothing else in the world matters but each other. Plus, there s the other bonus of the carnival, seeing if he s manly enough to win you that giant teddy bear you ve been eying. [caption id="attachment_2081" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelsview/[/caption] Explore the Outdoors: Bear Creek Res Perfect for active singles, Bear Creek reservoir is the ideal spot for adventure dates in Colorado. Just 20 minutes outside of Denver, you ve probably driven by this hidden gem a dozen times without realizing what you ve been missing. A place to practice archery, go boating, rent SUPs, kayaks and canoes, ride horses, hike, bike, and camp, is there anything more romantic than taking a paddleboat out to a backdrop of Red Rocks? Get Artsy: Check out First Friday on Santa Fe (or Final Friday in RiNo) Let s be real, Denver s art walks wouldn t be nearly as exciting without the booze, but thankfully almost every gallery that opens their doors has wine to sample or a stocked bar. Toss a few back and share your love of modern or impressionism or just laugh over the crazy hipster, interpretative creations.