I know this because as a working parent to seven-year-old twins who has been married for 13 years, my date nights need a glow-up. Lucky for us, Southwest Michigan is teeming with fun date night opportunities for every mood, interest, and season. Home to The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship, KPS continues to improve achievement for all students through collaboration between staff, students, families, and community partners. At Kalamazoo Public Schools, it is our mission to empower all students and to nurture their dreams, so they can contribute to making the world a better place.
Our Promise continues! And it makes sense, because who has the time and energy to scour the internet and quiz friends for new date night recommendations?
Spoiler alert: I do. After the race, walk over to Victory Lane to congratulate the winning drivers.
The pit area is also open so fans can meet the drivers, take pictures, and get autographs. Afterward, grab food and drinks at their restaurant and bar. Choose your adventure among their ropes course, free-fall simulation, vertical drop slide, zip lines, and 16 different climb walls. The Otsego golf course offers a variety of year-round events such as comedy nights and in the summer 9 and dine 9 holes of golf and dinner. Afterward, cuddle up with hot chocolate around a bonfire.
Kalamazoo offers multiple spots for warm weather tubing, kayaking, or canoeing.
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Painted pavement covered with a canopy of white lights makes this an extra special date destination. Performances are recorded and broadcast at a later date on WMUK Visit Klas sic Arcade in Gobles for some retro gaming fun.
Find proof of aliens at UFO Diner. Absolve yourself of murder before the police arrive.
Pick one of many themes and work together to escape a room at Es capology. Drop by the studio at Kalamazoo Candle Co mpany and create your own unique candle scent. Stroll from shop to shop in downtown Kalamazoo during the monthly Art Hop. Purchase drinks while painting Fido they allow you to bring in your own food.
Check their calendar for upcoming pet-friendly events.
Try your hand at glass fusing, mosaics, and special projects like plaques, pendants for essential oilsbird feeders, clocks, bowls, handy holders, votives, garden stakes and wind chimes. Bonus: they have a great outdoor patio for summer nights.
A of area restaurants have inviting patios or water views. Post-tour flight included. Juli a n in Paw Paw. Stroll through the special exhibits and extensive auto collections, then grab a bite to eat in the retro Blue Moon Diner or Heritage Cafe.
Visit at night and watch the spectacular sunset over Lake Michigan. Call ahead to confirm services offered.
Kalamazoo date night done right: 95 local ideas for couples
Add a bottle of wine and artisan jams, dips, and crackers, and create a romantic picnic on your living room floor. Are there any we missed that you would add? Featured Partner Kalamazoo Public Schools Home to The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship, KPS continues to improve achievement for all students through collaboration between staff, students, families, and community partners.
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