10 Fun Ideas For Dates In Philly


Fun ideas for dates in Philly

By Top10BestDatingSites Staff

Is there a better place for dating than Philadelphia anywhere? There are so many great options that you’re literally spoilt for choice.

If you’re about to meet up with that special someone you just met through match.com and are looking for ideas for dates in Philly, here is a roundup of ten of the best ideas for you to choose from.



1. Terror Behind The Walls

Dates in Philly – Terror Behind the Walls

A date in a prison doesn’t sound like the most promising start. However, if you’re looking for a date with a difference, you’ll love Terror Behind The Walls.

Located in the ruins of a real abandoned prison, Eastern State Penitentiary was once one of the most famous prisons in the world. Now, this gothic structure with soaring fortress walls lies in ruins but at night it is turned into a truly terrifying themed adventure for you to explore.

This one is sure to bring you closer to your partner as you cling onto each other in terror!

2. Philly Improv Theater

Dates in Philly at Philly Improv Theatre

For an evening of laughs head to the Philly Improv Theater. The home of alternative comedy, they create and produce improv, sketch and alternate comedy.

Being improvisation you never know what will happen, but one thing you will get is an evening of entertainment with your date.

3. Philadelphia Zoo

Dating in Philadelphia Zoo

Embrace your inner child with a trip to the Philadelphia Zoo. If you’re looking a place to go on a first date with someone you just met through EliteSingles, the zoo is a perfect choice. On a clear day, there’s nothing nicer than walking through the grounds together.

No doubt the antics of some of the animals will give you something to talk about. In addition, there’s plenty of eating options when you want to sit and chill.

4. The Constitutional Walking Tour

Dates in Philly on the Constitutional Walking Tour

If you’re partner loves history then this is one of the best dates in Philly to take them on. Feel like a tourist in your own city at the Constitutional Walking Tour where you’ll both learn more about Philadelphia’s iconic sites.

5. PhilaMoca

Dating in Philadelphia at PhilaMoca

This historic building started out as a tombstone manufacturer. It is now home to PhilaMoca, an alternative concert and gallery space with a particular emphasis on film, music and performance, hosting more than 250 events a year from burlesque shows to indie-rock concerts.

So if you’re looking for a cultural evening to take your date, you’re sure to find something there.

6. Union Transfer

Union Transfer – a favorite with Philly singles

Union Transfer

This renowned club is a favorite with Philly singles. It’s not hard to see why. There’s a show almost every evening at this renowned club. Plus three full bars serving beer from micro and macro breweries and a full liquor selection (as well as plenty of H20 and soft drinks.)

What could be better than an evening of music with a beer together with your partner?

7. Reading Terminal Market

Philly singles dating at Reading Terminal Market

If you’re looking for a foodie date with a difference then you’re in for a treat at Reading Terminal Market. There’s something for every taste: delicious pastries, and cakes, savory bites, chocolates, fresh produce. It’s a foodie heaven. Dating in Philadelphia never tasted so good!

8. Cook

Gourmet dates in Philly at Cook

If the food market has given you a taste for good food, how about taking a master class in cookery together at Cook. Learn the craft of cooking from some of the best chefs in the city and then enjoy a delicious meal together afterwards.

You can even use your new found skill to then prepare an intimate dinner for two that will really impress your partner.

9. Paris Bistro and Jazz Café

Dating in Philadelphia in style at Paris Bistro

Dating in Philadelphia doesn’t get more romantic than the Paris Bistro and Jazz Café. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to another time and place at this Classic French Bistro with Parisienne spirit.

Enjoy authentic tasting French food, then travel down the flight of stairs to the Jazz Cafe to enjoy a sultry evening listening to hot jazz from some of Philadelphia’s best musicians.


Barcade – a popular venue for Philly singles

This is one of the most popular venues for Philly singles. Get competitive and challenge your date at Barcade at this combination bar with arcade games. Playing games is always fun and you’ll find plenty of classic video games to keep you both amused. Then, when you’re ready for refreshments you can enjoy craft beers and a delicious menu.

Now you know the best dating venues in Philadelphia. If you still need a date, visit Zoosk now to meet other singles in Philly.

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