Washington DC may be our nation’s capital, but unbeknownst to many, it’s also a romance capital.
With sugary nightclubs and great late-night restaurants serving up Instagram-worthy food that rivals anything you’ll find in cities like New York or Miami, there are plenty of ideas for date nights. you perfect in DC – you just need to know where to look.
From daytime dates that turn into date nights, DC is an idyllic backdrop filled with both history and romance for anyone looking for a distinctive banter that’s both intimate and fun. Here are some places you should visit this spring.
ARTECHOUSE DC’s fifth annual cherry blossom-inspired exhibit, PIXELBLOOM, returns to the Nation’s Capitol, bringing together art, music and technology for the ultimate date night experience! The immersive exhibition on display until May 30, 2022 merges the digital and physical worlds into a one-of-a-kind dynamic experience inspired by the beauty of nature. The main 22-minute audio-visual installation in the Immersion Gallery uses an 18-channel floor-to-wall surround projection network and a 22.5-channel spatialized audio system to breathe new life into the cherry blossoms in full bloom with an explosion of vibrant colors. colors and textures, intensifying the allure of cherry blossoms in a way that is only possible in a virtual environment.
Cooking class at the Toscana market
Instead of making reservations at your usual place, why not try something new and exciting for your next date? Cooking as a couple isn’t just romantic, it’s delicious! From sushi and dumplings to handmade pasta and everything in between, Toscana Market’s cooking classes are sure to spice up your next date night. You’ll enjoy hands-on cooking instruction while learning how to prepare one of our expertly prepared meals. Plus, they send you home with the recipes, so you can recreate the magic at home for future date nights.
Dinner at Succotash Prime
SUCCOTASH Prime is the next evolution of the culinary hit, Succotash, with a redesign bringing Southern cuisine with a Korean twist to Penn Quarter. Fancy a good steak? SUCCOTASH has some of the best in town, with its steakhouse-style makeover offering a unique menu that maintains the Kentuckian and Korean influences that Lee infused into the original, while offering an elegant selection of wines and cocktails, making it the perfect atmosphere for a date.
Brunch at Art & Soul at YOTEL
There’s no city that does brunch like DC If you’re looking for a boozy afternoon with bae, what better place than YOTEL Washington DC and the National Japanese Memorial, which is just steps from the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The restaurant features seasonal dishes from communities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and is cozy and comforting because it tastes delicious.
There’s no better time than spring in DC. And the same goes for CityCenter. A bustling hub of activity filled with shops and restaurants overlooking the courtyard, CityCenter DC’s Palmer Alley (where onlookers can see a sea of pink-hued lanterns above) is a great spot for your next night out. lover. Dine in an intimate and relaxed setting while dining on classic Mediterranean fare at Fig & Olive or wine and dine with that special someone at famed Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.
Show at the Kennedy Center
The show options at the Kennedy Center are plentiful. Whether it’s an Issa Rae cover, a Celebration of Women in Hip Hop with MC Lyte, or the Roots Residency, you’ll be thrilled by all the creative talent the Kennedy Center has to offer this time (or any time) of the year. The Kennedy Center, which opened in 1971, is the nation’s busiest performing arts center, hosting about 3,000 events each year for an audience of more than two million people. It’s safe to say that this date night won’t disappoint.