101 Best Alphabet Date Ideas for a Creative Date Night

Last Updated on Jan 10th 2024
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If you are looking for a fun way to guarantee yourself some additional time with that special someone, invite them to join you for a series of alphabet date ideas. This is a great way to break the same-old routine of dinner and a movie and will help you explore new experiences together. 

What is an alphabet date? The concept is simple. Pick an activity for each letter of the alphabet. That’s twenty-six date opportunities! You don’t necessarily have to go in order, but that would be a fun thing to try. These make fun date ideas for teens or adults, or even solo date ideas for anyone who wants to try something new!

Wondering what kind of dates start with “Q” or “X”? We’ve found them, plus dozens of date ideas from A to Z in this creative list of alphabet date ideas. If things go well on the first go around, do it in reverse when you’re finished!

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A-G Alphabet Date Ideas

A is for apple and B is for boy and our list of alphabet date ideas is truly a joy! Awesome and amazing and actually fun, here are some A dates that are second to none.

“A” Alphabet Date Ideas

  • Antiquing
  • Arcade
  • Axe throwing
  • Art gallery
  • Aerial yoga
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“B” Alphabet Date Ideas

Alphabet date ideas are exciting because you never know what the next date will B. As long as you’re doing it together it’s sure to be the bee's knees.

  • Biking 
  • Birdwatching
  • Bowling
  • Beach day

“C” Alphabet Date Ideas

We’ve cooked up these fun alphabet date ideas that begin with C. Let’s see just how fun C can be!

“D” Alphabet Date Ideas

Wondering what are things to do that start with D? Let’s dig in! From donut runs to dim sum there’s something here for everyone.

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“E” Alphabet Date Ideas

We’ve arrived at the first big challenge for alphabet date ideas — letter E — but E is for easy, so don’t panic if you can’t think of anything E activities.

How about an evening stroll or an early-bird special? One of the best words that starts with E is "explore," so get out and see something new. Oh, and did we mention that "elope" also starts with E? 

“F” Alphabet Date Ideas

From fireside dining and Ferris wheels to foosball and fajitas, F alphabet date ideas are fabulous and fun. Feel free to let your imagination fly.

“G” Alphabet Date Ideas

It’s all good news when you get to letter G because there are gobs of alphabet date night ideas to graze on. Get going! 

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H-M Alphabet Date Ideas

“H” Alphabet Date Ideas

H isn’t that ex-royal on the Netflix series, it’s the next letter in your alphabet date idea challenge! What is an interesting idea for a date that starts with the letter H? H alphabet date ideas are off the hook. From hayrides to helicopter tours, H won’t leave you hanging.

  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Hop on, Hop off Tour
  • Hot yoga
  • Hiking

“I” Alphabet Ideas

What alphabet date idea puts the I in inspired? From Indian cooking classes to Irish pub hopping, I can’t imagine what’ll you think up next.

  • Ice skating
  • Ice cream social
  • Indoor camping

“J” Alphabet Date Ideas

It’s time for alphabet date ideas that start with the letter J. When you look for date ideas from A to Z, there are lots of options to juggle. One of the best words starting with J is jump, so jump rope, jump on a plane to Jamaica or just jump for joy!

  • Jazz club
  • Jet ski
  • Jigsaw puzzle
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“K” Alphabet Date Ideas

If this list of K alphabet date ideas doesn’t fly your kite, maybe you’ll pick karate lessons, knitting classes or just dinner at a Korean restaurant. Either way, you'll enjoy getting to know each other!

  • Kite flying
  • Karaoke
  • Kickboxing
  • Kayaking

“L” Alphabet Date Ideas

Love is in the air and it’s time to find alphabet date ideas that start with L. Special occasion for your special someone? Letter L offers some of the best birthday date ideas you’ll find, including Las Vegas getaways, luaus and long walks on the beach.

  • Limousine ride
  • Line dancing
  • Local pub crawl
  • Long walk

“M” Alphabet Dating Ideas

We’ve made it halfway through our dates from A to Z! Magical M has so many creative alphabet date night ideas that you might want to pick more than one.

Many date ideas that start with M make perfect first date ideas. Well, maybe not mud wrestling…..but you’d certainly make a  memory that lasts with that one.

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N-S Alphabet Date Ideas

“N” Alphabet Date Ideas

These alphabet date ideas that start with N are nice and neat and such a treat. When you’re looking for winter date ideas for sports fans, there’s always the NBA or NFL. Want to sweep them off their feet? Night in a swanky New York hotel starts with N. But so does a simple trip to the nail salon.

  • Nacho night
  • Nature walk
  • Nightclubbing

“O” Alphabet Date Ideas

We’ve come full circle to our date ideas that start with O and oh, how fun they are! If the weather cooperates, date ideas that start with O include some great fall date ideas because outdoor starts with O!  

  • Olive oil tasting
  • Origami
  • Off-roading
  • Orchestra concert

“P” Alphabet Date idea

Picking date ideas that start with P is as easy as pie. Even for the picky princess and the pea, there’s an alphabet date idea that will have her saying “pretty please?”

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“Q” Alphabet Date Ideas

It might take a little extra IQ to find dates ideas that start with Q so you’ll have to get creative. With the option to do anything quick or quiet, our alphabet date ideas are still on cue. Is quidditch an option?

  • Quiet dinner for two
  • Quick trip out of town
  • Quilt making

“R” Alphabet Date Ideas

Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream — it’s a date idea that starts with R! Run, don’t walk for these R-inspired activities.

  • Rodeo
  • Roller skating
  • Rock climbing
  • Ring shopping

“S” Alphabet Date Ideas

Sugar and spice and everything nice starts with S, and so do lots of creative alphabet date night ideas like a spa day, spring training game, salsa dancing or street fair. Need last-minute date ideas? Snuggle up for some stargazing or slurp some ramen. 

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T-Z Alphabet Date Ideas

“T” Alphabet Date Ideas

Let’s keep traveling down our list of date ideas from A to Z and see what there is to see. What are some date ideas that start with T? Talk, taste, try and travel your way to a new date idea today. 

“U” Alphabet Date Ideas

U is an ultimate underdog for sure when it comes to the best letters for alphabet date ideas, but we’ll bet you can get creative and turn it into a unicorn. 

  • Upscale dinner
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Ugly sweater shopping

“V” Alphabet Date Ideas

V is for victory and we’re getting close to it. Remember that virtual starts with V, so alphabet date ideas that start with V are virtually unlimited!

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“W” Alphabet Date Ideas

The wonderful world of alphabet date ideas includes lots of winners when it comes to W. Let’s waltz on down and check them out. Maybe it’s time for a weekend getaway to put the wind back in your sail. Should we put wedding planning on the list?

  • Woodworking classes
  • Whale watching
  • White water rafting
  • Winery tour

“X” Alphabet Date Ideas

You made it past Q and U, so finding alphabet date ideas that start with X is the real challenge. It’s all downhill from here. As long as it sounds like it starts with X, that’ll work.

  • Xbox tournament
  • X-games
  • Exercise together

“Y” Alphabet Date Ideas

Can you think up creative alphabet date ideas that begin with Y? Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. Yacht shopping and Yahtzee start with Y. So does Yakitori!

  • Yurt camping
  • Yoga
  • Yellowstone binge night

“Z” Alphabet Date Ideas

We’ve made it to the end of our alphabet date ideas list! Hopefully, you’ve broadened your date horizons, created great memories and had a fun time doing it. Date ideas that start with Z offer some pretty great ways to finish strong.

  • Zoo day
  • Ziplining
  • Zero gravity experience
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Can you believe we’ve dated all the way from A to Z? Which letter was your favorite? Alphabet date ideas will definitely get your wheels spinning on some new and creative ways to spend time with your special someone. Time to reverse the list and start all over again!

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