Winter Spots for a Date on Long Island

Need some ideas for where to take a date on Long Island during the cold wintery months? We have the hot spots for you!

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The wintery weather is rolling around and it’s probably making you want to just huddle indoors at home, but if you have a date, there should be a bit more fun and excitement to the day!

Whether you want to be active on your date, relaxed or have sights and sounds that you both can marvel over this winter, we have the hot spots for you. Select from indoor or outdoor activities to enjoy with that special person on Long Island!

  • Ice Skating
    The indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks are plentiful on Long Island. Get active with your date and skate hand-in-hand.

  • Bowling
    Whether the bowling ball ends up in the gutter or you land a strike, heading to the bowling alley makes a fun date activity for the day or night. Fortunately, Long Island has many bowling alleys to select from. Some even feature special lighting effects in the evening to add to the romantic mood.

  • Theater
    Long Island is home to great theaters like The Suffolk Theater with dinners and shows, the Gateway Comedy Club for laughter, Dix Hills Performing Arts Center for world-class entertainment and so many others with holiday shows. Check the calendar of events or our weekly Hot Spots: Weekend Watch which often highlights the latest showings.

  • Museums
    Sitting right on Long Island is one of the country’s largest suburban art museums – the Nassau County Museum of Art. The museum features galleries and galleries of beautiful paintings and it also has its own sculpture park featuring more than 40 sculptures on 145 acres of land – perfect for a romantic stroll. If you’re looking to make it an all-day event of museums, visit Museum Row. There are four museums sitting right next to one another featuring everything from aviation, firefighting trucks and gear to science.

  • Holidays Lights and Christmas Tree Lighting
    When the holidays come around so do all the festive decorations and lights. Get out there to marvel over all of it on a date. There are holiday light shows to enjoy and Christmas tree lighting events throughout Long Island.

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