1. Make a Picnic
Here in sunny San Diego, we have tons of beaches, parks, and other natural areas that we can readily enjoy for free. All you need to do is pack up a few sandwiches, a bottle of wine, and a big comfy blanket for a fun date.
2. Go to the Drive In
Drive in movies show current Hollywood films for a fraction of the price. Plus, you get to watch a brand new movie with a little more privacy than a regular theatre. Bring your own snacks to save even more money!
3. Bike Riding
Biking is a great way to spend time together while still getting exercise! If you love being outdoors and you already own a bike, this fun and easy date will cost you nothing.
4. Go Hiking
Hiking is another way to get active while enjoying the company of your significant other. Torrey Pines, Cowles Mountain, and Sunset Cliffs are some San Diego hiking hot spots.
Volunteering can be a great way to help others while also helping your relationship. Serve up meals at the local food pantry, hit up the nearest animal shelter, or clean up a nearby beach for a couple of hours.
6. Cook Your Favorite Takeout
We all have to eat, but ordering takeout might take a toll on our budget. Instead, look up your favorite meal on Pinterest – DIY Pad Thai anyone?!
7. Hit Up Happy Hour
Many lesser known restaurants offer amazing happy hour deals with dirt cheap drinks. Find a local bar on King of Happy Hour and see what deals you can find on your date night.
8. Visit A Farmer’s Market
On almost any day of the year, you are sure to find a Farmer’s Market somewhere in San Diego. Take advantage of the fresh local food and enjoy a little people watching. Here are some of the best local Farmer’s Markets and their schedule.
9. Take a Donation Based Yoga Class
Yogi’s are always trying to support great causes through offering donation based yoga classes. Visit a nearby yoga studio and ask if they offer any. All you have to do is bring a few bucks to enjoy a relaxing date.
10. Grab a Coffee
There’s something magical about the coffee shop ambience. Enjoy a tea or coffee and a great conversation for a simple and inexpensive date.