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6 Things To Do in Houston if You’re Dating

August 6, 2017 | Travel Destinations


Are you looking for things to do in Houston with your date?

Sure, it’s easy to fall into the same old pattern of “Netflix and chill,” but wouldn’t it be fun to break free from your couch and enjoy everything Houston has to offer?

Whether it’s your first date with someone you met online or it’s your 25th anniversary, the following things to do in Houston if you’re dating are sure to give you a night to remember.

Eat Some BBQ at Killen’s

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The Houston BBQ scene is growing and if there’s one thing Texans love, it’s our BBQ. The most difficult decision you’ll have to make is where to go. Whether you chow down at Killen’s, Central Texas BBQ or The Pit Room, you’re sure to impress your date. I mean, who doesn’t love some good old fashioned BBQ? 


Catch a Show at Miller Outdoor Theatre

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Looking for something cool to do on a budget? How does free sound? It won’t cost you a cent to enjoy a concert, ballet or play at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. Even better, casual attire is encouraged, so dress comfy, bring a blanket and enjoy the fresh air. You can even score extra points with your date by bringing your own picnic.


Visit Bayou Collection and Gardens

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A walk in the park is a great date idea whether you have been dating a week or a year or longer. At Bayou Collections and Gardens, couples can roam 14 acres of gardens and art left to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston by the Hogg family.

Highly rated on TripAdvisor, you might want to book a guided tour to learn all about the vast collection of art, furniture, china, and other interesting artifacts. Located in the heart of Houston, you’ll see some of the best collections of American antiques in Texas along with some of the most incredible gardens.


Eat Dinner at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse

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When you’re looking for things to do in Houston if you’re dating, there’s nothing more impressive than eating a perfect meal at a gorgeous restaurant. Dinner at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse is a clear choice.

From the romantically lit grand entrance to the soft music coming from the bar area, this Houston steakhouse could be an ideal place to propose. So, get gussied up in your best attire, order a bottle of champagne, and enjoy a romantic evening together.



Go Out to the Ball Game

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When it comes to finding fun things to do in Houston, nothing says I love you like rooting for your favorite team together. Watch a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park or knock it out of the park by taking a tour of the stadium. You’ll learn everything about the ballpark and the Astros. This date is sure to be a home run.



Go on a Treasure Hunt at Discovery Green Flea Market

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If you’re looking for a date that’s fun, free and unique, then you’ll love Discovery Green Flea Market. It’s like going on a treasure hunt for vintage goods, new art, and kitschy items. But you’ll have to plan for this if you’re dating in Houston. The flea market is only open on the 3rd Saturday of the month, but it’s worth the wait. Oh, and did we mention the food trucks?

Did we leave something off the list? What do you like to do in Houston if you’re dating?