Whether it’s a blind date, first date, or a night out with your steady beau, inviting another couple to join the fun has its advantages. Since more people typically equals more conversation and more entertainment, inviting another couple to your night out is an excellent way to amp up the enjoyment. Choose your double date couple carefully, then pick from one of these top double date destinations and unique activities in Houston.
Urban Chef
3651 Weslayan, Suite 204
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 504-1700

Break the ice or get out of your comfort zone with a hands-on cooking class at Urban Chef. The friendly group setting of Urban Chef classes make it an ideal date night activity for couples and their coupled friends. Led by highly-skilled professional chefs, each class focuses on the creation of an entire meal–from appetizer to dessert. Meals change each, week but can include classic surf and turf or chicken Alfredo to Latin-style or a Vietnamese dish. Classes average $180 per couple and are conducted on Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 9:30. Advance registration is recommended via their website.

The Music Box Theater
2623 Colquitt St.
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 522-7722

As Houston’s one and only cabaret theater, The Music Box Theater’s playful combination of sketch comedy and live music make for an unforgettable date night experience. Each year, the theater members write and perform four 2-act comedies based on popular music from throughout history. The actors/singers entertain guests with their original material during each performance every Friday and Saturday nights, as well as Sunday afternoons. General admission is $27 per person, plus tax while a limited number of tables are available as reserved seating for $37, plus tax. Tickets may be purchased via The Music Box Theater website and picked up during office hours or on the day of the show.

Houston B-Cycle
407 Velasco
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 865-3662

Touring H-Town via the city’s bike share program, Houston B-Cycle, is an excellent option for energetic couples. With a number of stations conveniently located in Houston, including Downtown, Midtown, Montrose, and the Museum District, B-Cycle is a fun way to experience some of the city’s most interesting areas. Riders can hop on bikes at any B-station, after paying a small fee, and cruise around town while taking in the sights and sounds of the city at their leisure. B-Cycle users should know the $5 fee for a 24 hour pass is payable by credit card only, and rides lasting less than 60 minutes are free of charge. When planning an excursion, use the app to locate a B-station with updated information on the number of bikes available to ensure there are enough for your party.

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The Showboat Drive-In Theater
22422 FM 2920 Road
Hockley, TX 77447
(281) 351-5224

The Showboat, open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening, provides movie-goers two first-run movies under the stars for the price of one. As the only drive-in theater in the Houston area, the Showboat offers patrons young and old the classic drive-in experience. Standard snack bar fare, such as hot dogs, candy and Icees, are available along with hamburgers, chicken strips, and frappuccinos. Movie tickets are $7 for each adult and snack bar prices are reasonable, making it an affordable double-date destination, as well.

Brooklyn Athletic Club
601 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 527-4440

Perfect for first dates or fiftieth dates, the Brooklyn Athletic Club’s laid back atmosphere has the amazing ability to make anyone feel at home. The B.A.C. is a restaurant and bar centered around a huge patio that’s ideal for couples on a double date. Guests can play a friendly game of bocce ball or try the putting green while listening to live music or watching the game. The menu has a variety of small bites along with burgers and sandwiches, in addition to an impressive list of hand crafted cocktails, craft beers, and draft beers.

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