When you're in a relationship, dates are essential to get to know each other. A bad date isn't advised as it'll be off-putting, and it could lead to not planning future ones. Therefore, it's essential a lot of thought goes into a date. The right location and activity can help a date go well, such as by creating a relaxed atmosphere. Luckily for us, we can look to astrology to help us out.
There are certain dates she'll like. Libra loves creativity, and the perfect date for her would include going to an art class. An Aries woman will want her date to take her to a gaming area because of her competitive personality. A Leo guy will want to be impressed with the art. Therefore the best date for him would be an art show. Outgoing signs like Sagittarius will enjoy things they can do in nature. He'll enjoy doing adrenaline sports with her.
Here's how to choose the perfect date activity and location for him and her, according to their astrological sign.
24 Aries: She Wants Gaming Fun At The Arcade
The Ram is a very active sign. People born under this sign are always on the go and love anything to do with sports. Aries can also be very competitive. Therefore, the perfect date for her would be going to an arcade. The competition will be light-hearted and playful. It's also a great bonding technique as there'll most likely be no room for nerves because she and her date will be very occupied with the activity.
23 Leo: Impress Him With Art
The Leo guy is sociable, active and full of energy. His personality is vibrant and outgoing. Therefore, fun activities are a must. The ideal date for him is a concert. It's entertaining, and he'll appreciate her taking the time to plan something he'll enjoy. Leos are quite classy. They also admire art, so another good idea is to take him to an art gallery or show.
22 Gemini: She Likes To Have Discussions About Pop Culture
Gemini is a social sign, and they love pop culture as well as chatting. So, the things she'll want to do on a date include browsing a bookstore or watching a movie and then having a discussion about it later at a cafe. This will prevent any awkward silences on the date because they'll have lots to talk about. With Gemini, it's all about having a mental connection.
21 Pisces: He Likes Dates By The Ocean
Since Pisces is a Water sign, the perfect date for a man born under the sign of the fish would be any activities by the ocean or river, from fishing and kayaking across a river to sailing on the sea. The best part about such water-based activities is that you can have a conversation while checking out the beautiful views. They can also be romantic.
20 Cancer: Wandering Around An Antique Store Is Her Idea Of A Date
The most important thing to a Cancer woman is her home. Cancerians are homebodies, they like comfort and space and don't like socializing in public too much. The date she admires would be anything to do with her house. The best place to take her in a public setting is an antique fair. She can roam the stalls with her date and buy objects for her home. It's something different, and it's a perfect setting for conversation.
19 Capricorn: He Wants To Be Challenged With Bowling
Capricorns are hardworking and love ambition. Since he spends a lot of time in his career, her Capricorn boyfriend wants to have some fun in his spare time. He likes to unwind on a date, so fun yet relaxing activity is something like bowling. Capricorns don't like being in the spotlight as they are shy. He wants a laid-back date and doesn't want a crowd. Since he is ambitious, he loves challenges, so bowling ticks all those boxes. Another great activity is having a quiz night where he can be mentally stimulated.
18 Leo: Dancing Lessons Will Be Ideal For Her
Leos love to be the center of attention and like to shine in front of a large crowd. Her perfect date will be anything to do in a group, such as taking dance lessons. She'll bond with her date over music, and can be close to one another. Another fun idea for a Leo woman is karaoke as Leos like to be the star of the show. Singing in front of people is her idea of fun and the date will be very lively!
17 Sagittarius: He Only Wants Exhilarating Sports
Sagittarians love adventure. In fact, they thrive on anything that gets their blood pumping. Sports and any outdoor activities are therefore great for a Sagittarius man on a date. He'll love it if his girlfriend wants to do all the outdoor adrenaline sports with him, such as water sports or rock climbing. The more thrilling, the better! He'll be chuffed to do all the things he loves while sharing them with her.
16 Libra: An Artsy Date Is All She's Looking For
The Scales is the most romantic sign. Libra is also creative and enjoys cultural things. Therefore, dates, where she can express her creativity, are essential. A fun thing to do would be painting with her partner, as Libra likes to try new projects. They can chat while being creative together and it'll be something different as well as memorable. Another idea is to go to a poetry reading together.
15 Virgo: He Wants To Get To Know One Another In The Great Outdoors
Virgo loves nature and being outdoors. Great outdoor dates for him include picnics in a forest, long sunset walks on the beach or even walking around streets. All the walking will give him a chance to chat with her, and there'll be no distractions. Being immersed in nature will be relaxing, and they will get to enjoy different things. He'll appreciate it as his girlfriend shows she understands his love for nature. But she must make sure she plans the date well - Virgo is quite the perfectionist and very attentive to details.
14 Aquarius: She's Intrigued By The Unknown And Wants A Spontaneous Date
Aquarians want to use their brains and imaginations. They're also a fun sign that loves spontaneity. An Aquarius woman will be ecstatic if her date takes her to a planetarium as she gets to use her brain while learning about planets and stars. Other intellectual dates include book shopping or museum touring as they're both intelligent and fun. There'll be lots to talk about at the end of the night. If she wants a movie night, the perfect date will be having a sci-fi movie marathon!
13 Gemini: He Wants Anything That's Creative
The Twins are sociable and very outgoing. They like to be the life of the party. A Gemini man wants his date to take him somewhere intellectual and creative. Deep and meaningful conversations are a must as if there's hardly any convo, he will get bored. The best date for him would be an open mic night as there will be a lot of different performances — for example, singing, comedy skits or poetry.
12 Pisces: She Likes Music Festivals
The Fish is the most emotional and creative star sign. They tend to express their emotions easily and want to get to know someone on an emotional level. Pisces live in a dream world and have a lot of imagination. They also enjoy anything to do with art and music. The perfect date for her will be a music festival. She wants to watch new bands with her date and enjoy the music with some dancing.
11 Aries: He Enjoys Outdoor Challenges With Her
This Fire sign is very active. Aries love challenges in outdoor activities, such as sports. He wants to test his strength on a date, and he'll like to see his girlfriend being competitive with him. The date will be entertaining as it's not your typical movie and dinner setting. After getting fit, she should take him to a restaurant to eat and have downtime after all the sports entertainment they enjoyed.
10 Sagittarius: Her Hobby Is Eating Exotic Food In The City
Dates that include anything outdoorsy and cultural are essential for a Sag as they love exploring things. His perfect date is an adventure, but hers is a more cultural adventure. She wants her boyfriend to take her to the city and wander around the shops together. Sagittarians also love food, and she'll want to try out some different cuisines. It'll be a new experience. If he throws in some conversation about travel, her eyes will light up because she's so keen on adventure.
9 Taurus: Luxury Outings Are A Must For Him
The Bull loves the more delicate things in life, such as art and food. Taurus wants luxury. Therefore, the only date he wants is a fancy dinner with candles and expensive food. He wants to dress up and see his date in elegant attire. He will want to impress her with the lavish setting and his favorite food. A dinner date is perfect as they can talk more and bond while enjoying good food.
8 Scorpio: She Likes To Enjoy A Night At The Theatre
Scorpio is a mysterious sign, and they can be intense with their emotions. A great date for her will be the theatre — any performance, whether Broadway or a musical, will be good as she'll get to watch intense emotions portrayed on stage.
A Scorpio woman will want to know what her boyfriend thought of it afterward, as Scorpio loves feeling that all the attention is on them.
7 Cancer: He Wants Her To Cook Him A Nice Meal
Cancerians prefer a home lifestyle instead of an outdoor one. The ideal date for him would be a home-cooked meal which his girlfriend prepared for him. It shows she wants to nurture him. A fun way to make a date more interesting would be cooking together. Light some candles and have a conversation while enjoying a nice meal at the comfort of his home. It's a great way to learn things about each other, and it's still a relaxing date.
6 Virgo: She's Laid Back On Dates
Virgoans tend to be stressed over little things because they like structure and plans. A Virgo woman will want a step by step planned date. Low key dates will be best for her as she can relax and not worry. Virgo is a simple sign, and the only spot she'll feel comfortable with her date is at a coffee shop. The date will be laid back and she doesn't expect big gestures. A friendly chat in a relaxing setting will be fine for her.
5 Aquarius: He Wants To Go For A Long Drive
Aquarians, admire having intellectual conversations. They also have charismatic personalities. The best date idea for him would be a day out in the country, he wants to take his date on a drive to a vineyard where they can sit and dine in a new area. It's the perfect setting as they can have a deep conversation without distraction. The long drive is also good for talking and he will have topics to discuss so there won't be any awkward silence.
4 Taurus: A Relaxing Spa Date For Her
A Taurus woman prefers a relaxing date instead of a luxury dinner. She does like to live a good life like a Taurus man but she wants to enjoy a day out at a spa with her date. She'll be happy if he takes her to a spa retreat for the weekend as they can relax and get to know each other while being pampered. The date will be luxurious as there'll most likely be massages, stunning views and swimming in the pool. It's different from most date ideas but she likes a pampered life.
3 Scorpio: He Wants To Laugh At A Comedy Show
Scorpio is a passionate sign with a fiery dark personality, but he can also be very light and fun. The date he'll enjoy is a comedy show as it'll bring out his sense of humour.
He wants to take time before having a romantic date as Scorpio doesn't like taking a relationship too fast. Therefore something that's not too serious will be ideal.
The comedy show will be entertaining, and they'll have a good time. There's hardly any time for conversation, but that can happen later on in the relationship.
2 Capricorn: She Wants To Explore A Museum Exhibition
Capricorn thrives on intellect and ambition. They're hard-working signs and like order. The best place for her first date would be a museum exhibit. She loves history, and the museum will be an ideal setting for her to learn. It's a strange idea for a date to some, but she wants to explore and go back in time with the historic displays. It'll be interesting while providing good conversation topics.
1 Libra: He Likes To Help Others
Librans like to help people as they have an empathetic nature. He won't really want a date at a restaurant or outdoor doing adventures. Instead, he wants to do something in the community with his date. Volunteering at an event will make him happy, and it'll please him to see his girlfriend helping others out. It doesn't matter what cause it is as long as he's helping others with her by his side. While volunteering, they can chat and find out more about each other. It sounds odd for a date, but they're helping others while spending time together.
References: Refinery29, Bustle, Cosmopolitan