Everyone needs a break every now and then, and parents are no exception! Whether date night, girls’ night or simply grown up time, Oklahoma City has plenty of things to do, many of which offer the added benefit of helping some very worthy causes. Whether your passion is food, theater, art or something else entirely, our searchable calendar offers a wide variety of date night ideas for any day of the week. Check out our readers’ recommendations for a list of local favorite hot spots. And, if that wasn’t enough, here are our top five reasons to book a sitter this month!
Sept. 3 & 15
Mocktails + Crafts at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features an instructional craft project and themed beverage. The class is designed for all skill levels. Preregister. For ages 18 & up. $35. 6:30-8 p.m.
Sept. 17 – 19
Grown-ups Paint Night at Unpluggits Paint & Play (575 Enterprise Dr, Edmond) features a relaxing, socially distanced evening of painting and fun. Choose from a generous collection of ceramic items and staff will help you every step of the way on the project you select. Bring your snacks, friends and favorite beverages (BYOB). RSVP strongly encouraged but walk-ins are welcome if there is space. Prices vary. 6-9 p.m.
Saturday in the Alley in Automobile Alley (Broadway Ave) features a district-wide sidewalk market with special promotions, live music, art demonstrations, photo ops and more. Free to attend. Noon-11 p.m.
ZOObrew Brew-Thru at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features variety packs of beer from Oklahoma breweries and distributors. Beers will be available for pick up only. This event is in conjunction with the zoo’s fair weekend where guests can enjoy local fair favorites such as turkey legs, funnel cakes and more. $45 & up. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Looking for at-home options? Restore the romance with these sweet and simple at-home date night ideas.