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NW Metro Date Night Ideas

Looking for some date night ideas in the Twin Cities NW Metro? Here are just a few unique ideas for a fun date night, let us know if we missed your favorite!

NW Metro Axe Throwing

Axe throwing is a memorable date night idea that’s sure to hit the bull’s eye in terms of fun and excitement! Here are some local Axe Throwing Locations:

Minnesota Axe – 9375 Deegan Avenue, Monticello, MN (763)295-4882

Dragons Lair Axe & Tap (Back of Chanticlear Pizza) 16415 County Rd 30, Maple Grove, MN (612)444-8686 

Stumpy’s Hatchet House 12760 Riverdale Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 612-500-9960

NW Metro Escape Rooms

Whether you’re escaping from a haunted house, solving a high-stakes heist, or deciphering a sci-fi mystery, escape rooms offer a memorable and exhilarating date night experience that will have you talking about it for weeks to come. We have several Escape Rooms in the NW Metro!

Enigma Adventures – Located in Whirlyball -13644 80th Circle North, Maple Grove, MN

Mystery Chambers – 654 Main Street, Elk River, MN (763)777-9381

Zero Hour Escape Rooms – 12800 Industrial Park Blvd #130, Plymouth, MN (763)270-0653

NW Metro Pickle Ball

Pickleball is the hottest new game to hit the NW Metro and there are plenty of indoor and outdoor courts popping up. Pints & Paddle is a great place to take a date for a game, they have a Taproom and Kitchen to enjoy after your friendly game. They also have Trivia on Wednesday Nights and other events – check their website for schedule. 15450 Grove Circle N, Maple Grove, MN (763) 340-1212

NW Metro Movie Night

Movies have been a date night standard for a long time, our favorite is the St Michael Cinema 15 for the ultimate in NW Metro Date Night experience. My husband and I like to sit in the reclining chairs at the top of the theatre, with easy access to the upper level Le Bar, where you can grab a drink and an appetizer. 4300 O’Day Ave NE, St Michael, MN (763)400-8006

NW Metro Live Music

You might be surprised to know how many opportunities we have for live music in the Twin Cities NW Metro! You can find our full Live Music Schedule on our events page – we update the list each Friday. Here are some of the more notable Live Music Venues in the NW Metro – Check their websites for schedules.

Le Musique Room – this theatre style live music venue is located in the St Michael Cinema. The Summerfield Amphitheater is their outdoor venue open during the summer months. 4300 O’Day Ave NE, St Michael, MN (763)400-8006

Medina Entertainment Center – formerly known as the Medina Ballroom, it’s a wonderful venue for a concert – there is not a bad seat in the house. They also have a full service restaurant and bowling in the lower level.

The Lookout Bar & Grill – The Lookout has live music every Friday and Saturday Night, they have a full service restaurant and an amazing outdoor patio in the summer.

The Hilde Performance Center in Plymouth is an outdoor venue and home to the Live at the Hilde concert series.

NW Metro Breweries, Wine Bars & Speakeasys

A special shout out to our NW Metro Breweries and Wine Bars – These amazing venues work hard to have a ton of fun events like Live Music, Trivia, Painting Classes, Yoga, Karaoke, Bingo and more to make your date night lots of fun in a comfortable environment. Check out our list of NW Metro Breweries here.

NW Metro Golf Themed Date Night Ideas

Top Golf in Brooklyn Center is a fun date night idea even if you have no idea how to play golf. Climate-controlled hitting bays give you year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay. You can use their clubs or bring your own, and the high clubs or your own, and the high-tech golf balls keep score! They also have a sportsbar and restaurant. 420 Camden Ave N. Brooklyn Center, MN (763)201-9636

McPete’s Sports Bar & Lanes in Big Lake features an extensive seasonal 18 hole outdoor Mini Golf Course open to all ages. 590 E. Humboldt Dr, HWY 10, Big Lake, MN (763) 263-6556

For an adults only mini golf experience – venture to Minneapolis to The Puttery, an indoor 21+ mini golf venue with bar & restaurant and 3 mini golf courses. 240 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN (612) 493-1102

NW Metro Outdoor Themed Date Night Ideas

We are lucky in the NW Metro to have so many fantastic outdoor opportunities – here are just a few ideas: Check out our full list of NW Metro Outdoor Ideas for hiking spots and exploring the outdoors.

Elm Creek Park Reserve Winter Recreation Area

The Elm Creek Park Reserve Winter Recreation Area is located in the Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove and has snow tubing, snowboarding and cross country skiing in addition to a sledding hill for fun winter time activities! Check out their website here!

Central Park Skating Loop Maple Grove

Central Park in Maple Grove is home to the beautiful skating loop, they also have skate rental and a warming house. Click here for hours

NW Metro Bowling

Myra Jensen

Myra Jensen

I'm Myra Jensen, lifestyle blogger and Realtor at BRIX Real Estate. I live and work in the Twin Cities NW Metro and love everything this beautiful area has to offer. If you live in the NW Metro or are thinking about moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with NW Metro, Events, Restaurants, Outdoors, Real Estate and more!


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