If you’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to ask out that person you’ve been eying in your matches, the perfect moment is now! The sun is out, the days are longer, the weather is warming up, and there are so many opportunities for super fun dates. Not to mention all the amazing deals in mutualDates for you to take advantage of!
Check out some of our favorite dates to do in the summertime to kindle that spark and really heat things up. (Pun intended!)
We’ve also included deals on mutualDates if you’re in Utah County!
1. Get outdoors
There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors and summertime is the perfect time to get outside and soak up the sunshine! Take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike, ride bikes around a park, or round up a group date for a game of frisbee!
This date features 2 paddle board day rentals, including boards, paddles, pumps, life jackets, and some waterproof cell phone cases. All for just $36!
2. Cool off in the water
Sometimes the weather is just too hot to handle, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the best of it! Cool off by splashing around at the local pool, having a water balloon fight, or pulling out the kayaks for a water adventure.
This date includes everything you need for a full hour of kayaking fun out on the water for just $15/couple!
3. Learn something new
The best time to step out of your comfort zone is all the time, but summer opens up so many opportunities to try new things! Plus, did you know that activities that cause an adrenaline rush will help you build a better connection with someone because your date will associate that adrenaline rush with you? #datinghacks
All safety gear is included – boots, leather, racing suits, helmets, and gloves. Get instruction from Utah’s highest rated motorcycle racing coach for just $49/couple!
4. Grab a frozen treat
Whether the activity is a quick sno cone run or you stop for an ice cream cone to finish off a fun evening together, your date is sure to appreciate a cold, sweet treat to help you both cool off on a hot summer day.
Enjoy two scoops of ice cream (made in-house) in a freshly made waffle cone for just $5.29/couple!
5. Watch a sporting event
Summer is full of sporting events to attend! Whether it’s a professional game, a nearby college, your local high school, or even a group of your friends, grab a date and some snacks and cheer on your favorite team together!
Watch Real Salt Lake together this summer!
Download the mutualDates app and turn on push notifications to be notified when the next deal on tickets becomes available!
6. Eat a picnic dinner
Once again, summer weather is the best excuse to do everything outside. Pack up some snacks you make together or grab food to-go from your favorite restaurant and enjoy eating a meal in the shade together.
7. Go to an amusement park
Want a thrill? Take your date to an amusement park! There’s plenty of opportunities for adrenaline inducing activities. (Remember how those help you build connections? If you need a refresher, see #3 above.) Additionally, it is a great time to hang out, chat, and get to know each other.
Hold exotic reptiles, pet llamas and alpacas, explore a tomb, have the best mocktails in Utah, try archery, knife throwing, sword fighting, or a train ride for just $44/couple!
8. Escape the heat
Okay, so maybe hot and sunny isn’t your vibe. No sweat! There are plenty of ways to escape the heat inside and chill with your date. Try hitting up the movie theater and catching the newest blockbuster release or taking your date for a thrift shopping scavenger hunt.
Both you and your date can explore the world of virtual reality at one of Utah’s best virtual reality parlors for just $35/couple!
Kaleigh is a Marketing Coordinator for Mutual. She has worked with couples, relationships, dating, and love in a creative role for over a decade. She's a hopeless romantic who loves that her career allows her to help people find their soulmates. She downloaded Mutual when it first launched in 2016, coincidentally the same year she met her husband! They now live happily ever after in the Midwest with their two kids and dog.