The Best Budget Friendly Date Ideas Around Halifax

Budget friendly date night ideas under $60!
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Date nights draining your wallet? Whether it’s fancy dinners, concert tickets or vacations, the cost adds up. Enjoy a fun night out without breaking the bank by exploring the plethora of fun and budget friendly date ideas Halifax has to offer.

You’ll find all of these picks under $60 for a couple (just with one $40pp exception) Check them out!

Burke-Gaffney Observatory

Location: 5865 Gorsebrook Avenue, Halifax NS

Cost: FREE

Grab your partner and head to Burke-Gaffney Observatory for an evening of stargazing! Enjoy the wonder of the night sky together, spotting constellations and celestial moments, making for a romantic evening out.

Be sure to check their website for a sky report as dates may vary depending on weather conditions.

Discovery Centre Dome Theatre

Location: 1215 Lower Water Street, Halifax NS

Cost: $20 per person gives access to the Discovery Centre and Dome Theatre.

Get in touch with your inner child and explore the biggest science centre in the city! Watch a film like you’ve never seen before in the dome theatre! With 4K laser projection, you will be transported under seas, through rainforest or into the stars with stunning nature movies.

Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse Game

Location: Scotiabank Centre, Halifax NS

Cost: $26.25 per person

Enjoy a captivating and energetic Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse game! Cheer on our home team while they fight to win. These events are fun for any couple, that even a non-sports fan can enjoy.

Alexander Keith’s Brewery Tour

Location: 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax NS

Cost: $29.95 per person

Sip your way through the iconic Alexander Keith’s Brewery for a guided tour! You will get to learn about the history of Alexander Keith, see where the beer is brewed and of course, sample some goods!

Putting Edge Glow-In-The-Dark Mini Golf

Location: 182 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax NS

Cost: $15 per person

Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition?! Navigate through challenging vibrant mazes at Putting Edge Mini Golf! This is a fun, classic date idea whether you have been dating for years or on a first date.

Action Laser Tag

Location: 217 Bluewater Road, Bedford NS

Cost: $20 per person

Looking for an action-packed evening? Transport yourselves into a new universe and battle it out completing missions at Action Laser Tag! Team up against other players or go head-to-head and compete against each other.

The Propeller Arcade Bar

Location: 2015 Gottingen St, Halifax NS

Cost: $20+ Depending on how many games and drinks

Grab some cold drinks and travel back in time to the retro arcade of Propeller! Try your hand at numerous old school arcade games including Pacman, Pinball, Mortal Combat and more. A great way to spend an evening out without blowing too much cash!

Private karaoke at Red Karaoke

Location: 182 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax NS

Cost: Starting at $21.99 for 1 hour

Channel your inner star and sing to your heart’s content with over 1000+ song options at Red Karaoke‘s private karaoke rooms! The perfect idea for a group date to create some silly memories!

BOGO Wing Nights at Orso Pub & Grill

Location: 1859 Brunswick St, Halifax NS

Cost: $19.50+

Everyone loves a good beer and wings night! Check out Orso Pub & Grill for their BOGO wings offer every Tuesday! With so many awesome sauces to choose from, you won’t want to cook Tuesday night dinner again.

Board Room Game Cafe

Location: 1256 Barrington St, Halifax NS

Cost: $8 per person

Cozy up at the Board Room Game Cafe for a playful escape! Choose from their extensive collection of games from classic favourites to new unique offerings, they have options to keep you busy for hours of fun. Pick up an alcoholic beverage or coffee from their cafe to enjoy throughout the fun. The go-to spot for a rainy day date!

Soul Sanctuary Wellness Club

Location: 80 Portland St, Dartmouth NS

Cost: First class FREE! (Reg. $25 per person)

Step away from the hustle of daily life and enter the serene space of Soul Sanctuary Club, Halifax’s newest Pilates and yoga studio! Guided by experts, you two will flow though soothing classes while building your connection to yourself, your body and each other.

They offer a free class to first time members so there is no excuse not to check it out.

Cooking class by Food Fantasique


Cost: Starting at $40 per person

Show off your cooking skills with a customized cooking class from Food Fantastique! They offer Italian cooking classes that are customized to your favourite dishes including options such as pasta making, sausage making and three-course meals where you can bond with your partner over trying new recipes.
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