Spice Up Date Night With Some Seasonal Ingredients
Forget summer love–for many people Fall is the most romantic season of the year. Fall in Cincinnati also means the kickoff of new shows, events, and other entertainment around the city. You can’t go wrong with any of these fun date night ideas for Autumn.
Dinner at La Poste and Ghost: The Musical
Date nights: Fri. Oct. 5 & Sat. Oct. 6
Start your night at the La Poste Eatery and Wine Room. A favorite of former Cincinnati Mayor Roxanne Qualls, La Poste offers an intimate dining room for quiet conversation, delicious meals meant to be enhanced with a glass of wine (or two), and an excellentwaitstaff who are both unobtrusive and prompt when you need to get the check.
After dinner, surprise your date with tickets to the Aronoff Center for the Arts to see Ghost: The Musical. The hit movie starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore is now a Broadway musical, with an original pop score by Dave Stewart, formerly of the Eurythmics, and GlenBallard, who co-wrote Alanis Morissette’s 90’s album Jagged Little Pill. Curtains part at 8:00PM and tickets start at $28.00.
Books By the Banks, Dinner at La Palace, and a Nightcap at The Blue Wisp Jazz Club
Date night: Sat. Oct. 12
Want to impress your date with your literary prowess? Take him/her to Books by the Banks, Cincinnati’s biggest book festival celebrating the work of dozens of authors writing in every genre. The annual book fest, which runs from 10AM-4PM, offers readings, signings, and other free events. And there’s no need for the date to end when the festival does. Enjoy a fine dining experience at one of the best restaurants in the city, The Palace, a AAA 4 diamond-rated destination. If you’re still having a blast when you finish dessert, head over toThe Blue Wisp, a legendary jazz club and a Cincinnati institution since 1973, for some live music and cocktails.
An Evening with Harry Connick, Jr. and Tapas at Zula Bistro
Date night: Sat. Oct. 19
There are few singers more romantic than modern-day crooner Harry Connick, Jr. Start your date at the Procter and Gamble Hall for a memorable performance by the Grammy and Emmy-award winning singer as he performs his hits and some original songs from his new album Every Man Should Know. Show starts at 8PM and ticket prices range from $39.50-125.00.
Afterward, go for late night tapas and drinks at Zula. Billed as a destination for “foodies and wine lovers” you’ll enjoy the modern design, small plates (perfect for sharing) and wine flights.
Dinner at A Tavola Pizza and Exhilarating Arias at Memorial Hall
Date night: Sat. Oct 26
Share one of A Tavola’s brick-oven pies made with fresh, local ingredients and enjoy one of their craft beers. Dinner at this popular bar & trattoria is an excellent match with part two of your date: two tickets to the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts. The evening’s performance, Exhilarating Arias at Memorial Hall, features three stars of the opera world: Jessica Rivera, Kelley O’Connor, and Robert Spano, whose soaring notes will put you in the mood for love. The performance is at 8PM and ticket prices start at $24.50.
Cabaret and Cocktails at Mixx
Date nights: Fri & Sat. nights in October and November
The sexy musical set in a 1931-era nightclub, Cabaret, is coming to the Playhouse in the Park. Relive the tempestuous relationship between performer Sally Bowles and novelist Clifford Bradshaw in what Variety calls “An intoxicating cocktail for everyone.” Show starts at 8PM and tickets are $25-60.
After the show, sip your signature cocktail and engage in some cuddling time at the modern late-night hot spot Mixx Ultra Lounge.
Date Night Limo
You can make your date night more memorable, luxurious and safer by hiring a luxury limousine to chauffeur you and your date around town. Not only will it enhance the romantic atmosphere, you’ll get to spend more time with your date and avoid the stress of traffic and parking. Take a look at our fleet of exotic limousines and request a FREE quote on your date night limo by clicking the button below.