Pensacola Date Night Guide

This guide is brought to you by Pensacola Mom Collective and Alpaha-Lit Pensacola.


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Along with our friends at Alpha-Lit Pensacola, we are excited to bring you the Pensacola Date Night Guide…

Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Whether you plan a day date or a date night, spending time with your significant other provides a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day tasks. We hope you find a new favorite spot from this list.

A big “shout out” to our Sister Site, Dayton Mom Collective, for the inspiration!

Adventure Seekers

• Try rock climbing at Weatherford’s Pensacola

• Escape from Escape on Palafox, Escape Zone 60, or Exithis Pensacola

• Rent mountain bikes and discover a new path during a guided tour with Pensacola Mountain Bike Tours

• Grab an ax and test your aim at Grizzly Axes

• Explore the sky & the water with parasailing at Radical Rides or Key Sailing

Animal Lovers

• Feed the giraffes, hop on the train, and experience the budgies at Gulf Breeze Zoo

• Visit the turtles at Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

• Hop on a horse for a ride at Believe in the Journey Horse Services or Iron Horse Stables

• Support the team at Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida by taking a self-guided tour

• Learn about parrots and other species of birds at Uncle Sandy’s Macaw Bird Park

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Art & Music Buffs

• Create a new painting for your home at Painting with A Twist

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• Grab a coffee & explore the shelves at Books-A-Million, or Barnes & Noble

• Visit the library closest to you, grab a new book, and hit the park to read together

• Attend a book signing by a local author at Bodacious Bookstore & Cafe

• Join a book club together and dedicate time to read and discuss

Brewery Fans & Bar Hoppers

Check out one of our local breweries or cocktail lounges and find a new favorite!

Double Daters

• Head to the beach and have a luxury picnic for four planned by Pensacola Picnic Co. (20% off with the PMC VIP Card)

• Test your knowledge with drinks, and trivia at World of Beer on Friday Nights

• Challenge another couple to a round or two of bowling at Oops Alley, DeLuna Lanes, or Cordova Lanes

• Arcade games and cocktails are a fun way to spend an evening. Check out Play Pensacola for both

Festival Fans

We love our festivals in Pensacola. Grab a sitter & enjoy a date at one of your favorites.


• Collaborate during a cooking class at Pensacola Cooks or the Bodacious Shops

• Follow Great Southern Restaurants and plan a date around their annual restaurant weeks, events, and happy hours

• Spend your Saturday strolling through Palafox Market grabbing your fresh produce and baked goods

History Buffs

• Visit the downtown museums and take a guided or self-guided tour offered through Historic Pensacola

• Explore Fort Pickens Gulf Islands National Seashore. Bonus: it’s accessible by car or boat

Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site offers exhibits, displays, and nature trails. Bring a lunch; there’s a picnic area too

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Hopeless Romantics

• Take a drive to Fairhope, Alabama, and stroll around the adorable town

• Try out a ballroom dancing class together at Fred Astaire Dance Studio

• Rent a hotel room on the beach for an overnight staycation. The offseason is a great time to get a good deal and avoid the crowds

• Schedule an appointment for a relaxing couples massage at Escape Wellness Spa or Still Waters Day & Medical Spa

Movie Fanatics

• Enjoy a flick at one of our many movie theaters while sharing a large popcorn and lots of candy

• Explore Pensacola Cinema Art, where they show art films, short films, and documentaries

• Take a drive to Fort Walton for dinner and a movie at Suds n Cinema

• Enjoy a movie night at home after the kids go to bed re-watching favorite movies from your childhood

Need a Laugh

• Check out IMPROVable Cause monthly improv comedy show

• Keep an eye on the calendar at Pensacola Saenger Theater. Several comedians are on the schedule for 2022

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Penny Pinchers

• Grab a coffee or tea a Bodacious Brew and walk down Plaza de Luna

• Treat yourselves to a gourmet chocolate bar and make fancy S’mores in your own fireplace or firepit

• Pack a picnic and visit Bartram Park. Enjoy the incredible water views and walking trails!

• During the spring & summer, watch the sunset and listen to music at Bands on the Beach

• Bring out your competitive side and challenge each other to your favorite board games while indulging in your favorite snacks and beverages.

Sports Nuts

• Enjoy peanuts, popcorn, and crackerjacks while taking in a Pensacola Blue Wahoos game at Maritime Place.

• Mini Golf is always a good time. Check out UFO’s Mini-Golf, Goofy Golf of Pensacola, or Fast Eddie’s Fun Center.

• Bundle up & watch the Pensacola Ice Flyers play at the Bay Center.

• Grab your baseball bat and hit the batting cages at Pipeline Sports Performance.

• Our UWF Argo athletes would love the support as you cheer on your favorite sport.

• Try out the driving range or play 18 holes at Tiger Point Golf Course, Osceola Golf Course, or Scenic Hills Country Club.

Sugar Addicts

Dessert! The most important meal of the day!


Ice Cream

Where are your favorite places for date nights in Pensacola?

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