SUMMER DATE NIGHT IDEAS
Summer is here and love is in the air! Whether you’re spending the evening with your long-time lover or maybe a newfound romance, date night is right around the corner (literally)! These fun and local date night ideas are perfect for a romantic adventure!
A SWEET ESCAPE AT 60 MINUTE MISSIONS ESCAPE ROOM
What better way to get to know each other than to lock yourselves in a room together? Take this chance to build a relationship through teamwork and challenging puzzles. Make it a double date and bring some friends to help you accomplish the mission by finding clues, solving puzzles, and escaping the room in only 60 minutes! They are located on 116 East Pittsburgh Street, Lower Level.
THANK GOD ITS SUMMER AT THE PALACE THEATRE
The Palace Theatre always has the best shows, but did you know about their free concerts through the summer every Thursday?! Food and bar opens at 4:30 and the live music is from 6-9 pm. The local bands are super talented and your date will be even more impressed with how much money you saved while having so much fun! Make this event your weekly date night until their last show on September 5.
GRAB THE MONET AND LET’S GOGH TO THE WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Take a stroll through the Westmoreland Museum of American Art! They offer a place to share cultural experiences and open the door to new ideas, perspectives, and possibilities. When you go, be sure to check out their amazing restaurant “Cafe Merchand”. They have happy hours from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday! Their “Summer Saturday” events are begging to be a date night! They play a project a movie outside and have all kinds of fun, outdoor activities all for free!
GO WITH THE FLOAT AT LYNCH FIELD VETERAN’S MEMORIAL POOL
Looking to cool down this summer? Have a swimmingly good time at Veterans’ Memorial Pool every day from noon to 7 pm. Adults are only $7 and its the perfect way to chill out on a sunny day! If you’re looking for something a bit earlier in the day, check out the farmer’s market every Saturday at Lynch Field for the best local produce, baked goods, meats, and a variety of organic options! Their Saturday markets are from 9-noon and are the perfect way to start your Saturday.
HAVE A PAR-TEE AT STATLER’S FUN CENTER
Nothing says fun like Statler’s Fun Center! Just outside of Greensburg Statler’s is packed with the exhilarating sensation of speed, the satisfying crack of a bat grand-slamming a baseball, and a smooth old-fashion hole-in-one. Enjoy a night of racing around the go-kart track and putting it up on the mini-golf course! These activities make for an incredibly fun evening and lots of laughs!
SEIZE THE CLAY AT THE POTTERY PLAYHOUSE
Take your artistic skills to the next level at the Pottery Playhouse! Choose from a variety of beautiful ceramic pieces to paint your own masterpiece. You can paint your own pottery, mosaic, and canvas painting. There’s absolutely no experience needed and they provide everything you’ll need! You can walk-in and pick your favorite piece, paint it, and pick it up after it’s finished in the kiln. What a great way to show off your creativity and add some new art to your home.
IT’S A BREW-TIFUL DAY TO VISIT A LOCAL CAFE
Sitting and talking in a cafe is so relaxing and the perfect setting to enjoy each other’s company. There are so many to choose from in Greensburg like The White Rabbit, DV8, Sundawg Cafe, and Caffe Barista. Each one is special in its own way and what they have to offer. You can never go wrong with coffee and a homemade pastry!
PUT YOUR DATE INTO HIGH GEAR AT EVERGREEN DRIVE-IN
Although it may not be in Greensburg, Evergreen Drive In is an incredible date night! It is located just off of Route 119 at the Scottdale exit in Mount Pleasant. Bring pillows, blankets, and snacks for a cozy movie night. They are always playing the latest releases and offer the best double features. Create a memorable and romantic evening at the drive-in!
YOU WON’T BAY LEAF HOW NICE OLIVE OUR VENDORS ARE AT NIGHT MARKET
Take your date night to The Westmoreland Museum of American Art for the Greensburg Night Market. Once a month till October, there is Night Market on a Wednesday evening that has so much to offer. With a wide variety of vendors, it’s a great event to turn into a date as you go from tent to tent to see all of the fresh produce, baked goods, home brews, hand-crafted jewelry, and so much more! You can also enjoy the great exhibitions at the Museum!
SHOW THEM HOW YOU ROLL AT THE BOWLING LANE
Bowling is fun in your “spare” time! It’s a great thing to do no matter the weather, rain or shine you can aim for a strike. Keep your head out of the gutter and check out the Main Bowling Center on South Main Street or Hillview Bowling Lanes on East Pittsburgh Street. Who knows, maybe bowling is right up your alley!
JUST SAY FORK IT AND TRY A NEW RESTAURANT
Are you hungry for more date night ideas? Why not take your date to one of the many restaurants in Greensburg! Maybe it’s your first time there or it’s your favorite place to grab some grub, either way you should check out J. Corks, Rialtos, Tapped, Oliver’s Pour House, or the Boulevard. There are so many to choose from and maybe you’ll make it a goal to try them all!
ANTS LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING AND HAVE A PICNIC
Change it up from the usual dine-in and take your food outside for a summer picnic! There are so many parks in Greensburg to visit such as Twin Lakes, Lynch Field, Hempfield Park, and of course St. Clair. Picnics are an easy and inexpensive way to spend time with your significant other and to enjoy the great outdoors. You can bring a blanket or find a pavilion to any park on a sunny day and have quality time together.
RESTORE YOUR ROMANCE AT THE THRIFT STORE
Do you love shopping, but don’t want to pay top dollar? Try thrift shopping and antiquing! Its an inexpensive way to get the shopping experience without the high prices. You could start a new collection or add to one you’ve already started. There are so many vintage t-shirts and pieces of decor to be discovered and renewed. A fun summer activity is to restore, revamp, and renovate something old into something new! Check out the article about all of the thrift stores and antique shops around Greensburg to get started!
THINK OUTSIDE – NO BOX NECESSARY AT KEYSTONE STATE PARK
Do you need a stay-cation, preferably somewhere with trails, cabins, and a lake? Explore Keystone State Park! It’s the perfect place for day-trips to the beach and outdoor activities. Stay in one of their 11 cabins with some friends and make a fun weekend out of it. Nature is a wonderful setting to get to know someone better and to create memories that will last a lifetime.