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Feb 13, 2020

Budget-Friendly Date Ideas in Boise

Alright, ladies and gentlemen, the blog you have all (especially you men) been waiting for. We know how hard it is to figure out the perfect date night to make your significant other feel special, thought about, and of course, making it fun! But, we also know how difficult it is to find that perfect date night that doesn’t drain your bank account. Totally Boise wants to make it easy for you to find that picture perfect date night. Here is our guide to a fun, budget-friendly date night for you and your honey!

First things first, we want to start with the important details of food and drinks because who doesn’t revolve their dates around them?

Dave & Busters

Dave & Busters

Dave & Busters is like an adult version chuck e cheese, and even though we don’t admit it, we are all still kids at heart and love to throw the basketball, play some air hockey and of course.. beat your partner in some ski ball. Dave and Busters has some awesome, affordable deals throughout the week, and even better late night happy hour! They also offer specials on certain weekdays, and have deals on their game cards to make your date night fun and affordable! To see the special they have throughout the week check out this page:

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Tupelo Honey

Tupelo Honey

This restaurant is fairly newer to Boise and has everyone excited to try real southern comfort food and cocktails! They have a great happy hour on food and drinks, and a late night happy hour that’s perfect for those post-work date nights. To check out more about Tupelo Honey and everything it has to offer, read our blog that details our experience:

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Kona Grill

Sushi nights always make a great date night. If you aren’t a fan of sushi, don’t fret, Kona Grill serves a variety of delicious things! Kona Grill does a great happy hour that ties in the sushi your partner wants, and that flatbread pizza you’ve been craving all week long. They have two happy hours- one at dinner time and one later for you late night adventurers!

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Now that we listed a few of our favorite and delicious spots to eat. Here are some of our favorite activities that will get you laughing, and spending quality time with your partner!

Liquid Laugh Lounge

Liquid Laugh Lounge

This place is the hottest place in town for a good laugh, and they have some great deals! We recommend heading to Liquid Laughs for their weekly comedy nights. The tickets are reasonably priced and with a great happy hour, it makes a night out on the town perfect!

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Unbeatable Sunsets

Best Sunset Spots in Boise

Now what is more romantic than you and your special partner watching the beautiful sunsets Boise has to offer. We all know this will pull on your partner’s heartstrings a little with the perfect spot to watch the sun go down, and lucky for you we have the best spots to watch them!

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Movie Night

Movie Night

Calling all movie lovers! We know going to a movie isn’t just buying the movie ticket, it is candy, popcorn, and all the things that go along with making the movie just perfect! Why not go on Tuesday’s and save big on AMC’s $5 Tuesday’s, giving you an affordable and popcorn-filled date night! BONUS- if you become a member at no cost, you can get some of your concession items half off! You can learn more here:

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Hiking

Hikers! Living in Boise we all know we have great hiking spots to take your loved ones on. Dates don’t just have to be during the evening, why not wake up and go on a beautiful hike, with endless spots to choose from whether its Table Rock or Camel's Back, this always leads to a new adventure in our book.

Winter Tubing at Bogus

Winter Tubing at Bogus
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For all you winter lovers out there, why not have a date up at Bogus Basin tubing down the mountain! They offer an hour and a half sessions for just $15, you really can’t beat that price to have fun sliding down the mountain. You can book your appointment and check out the weather right on their page:

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Big Al’s Late Night Bowling and Arcade Games

Big Al’s Late Night Bowling and Arcade Games

Who doesn’t like a good round of bowling? I know we do! That’s why Big Al’s at The Village at Meridian is another perfect spot to hit during your date night. With their awesome deals on late night activities: bowling, drinks, and all-you-can-play video games you can't go wrong with this idea! It’s fun, competitive, and reasonable. For just $10 you can pick the perfect date night combo! It is available Sunday’s-Thursday’s after 9 p.m!

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Date nights don’t have to be hard to plan nor expensive, with this guide of fun, budget-friendly ideas along with delicious happy hours, makes you only have to worry about having fun and spending time with the one you adore!

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