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6 Romantic Date Night Ideas to Enjoy in Pittsburgh This Summer

July 20, 2022

Where summer goes, romance follows. The Steel City has plenty of opportunities for fun, memorable dates that take advantage of the warm weather. Enjoy listening to some outdoor music, making a toast at a rooftop bar, or dining at an outdoor cafe. Add these date ideas to your summer bucket list for a summer full of love with your special someone.

Take a Day Trip to Fallingwater

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright
Image courtesy of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Travel + Leisure Magazine dubbed Fallingwater, “One of the 12 landmarks that will change the way you see the world,” and they’re right! Located in Laurel Highlands, Fallingwater is the brainchild of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Beautifully blending art and nature, Fallingwater is the only work by Wright that is open to the public, with its setting, artwork and original furniture all intact. Not only are guests able to tour the home, they are also able to shop, dine and hike the Laurel Highlands!

Whether you are a history buff, architecture fanatic, or just want to take a romantic walk through this historic home, you and your partner will enjoy this creative date destination.

See a Broadway Show At Heinz Hall

Heinz Hall theater at night
Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

The Pittsburgh Cultural District is a great date place if you’re looking to experience the magic of the theater. The Pittsburgh Ballet, Pittsburgh Symphony, and traveling Broadway shows are always a source for fantastic entertainment. Browse what shows are available, pick one that suits your taste, and consider enjoying a romantic dinner or cocktail before your show to set the mood for a fantastic evening.

Take a Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

A gateway clipper cruise on a river
Image courtesy of Groupon

For spectacular views of the city, a Gateway Clipper cruise is not to be missed, as it’s a truly romantic and truly Pittsburgh adventure. Choose from dinner cruises, sightseeing cruises, adult cruises, and more.

Enjoy an Event at Phipps Conservatory

A bed of tulips in front of Phipps Conservatory
Image courtesy of Phipps Conservatory

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens boasts a robust calendar of events throughout its 15 acre, 14-room glasshouse and 23 distinct gardens. Summer events include Monet in Bloom, The Butterfly Forest, and Tropical Forest Hawai’i, interactive railroad exhibits and adult certification classes including Culinary Arts, Gardening and Botanical Crafts, Floral Design, and more. You and your date will enjoy strolling through the lush gardens and can take in the scenery together.

Indulge in the classics with Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch

An orchestra playing in a park of people
Image courtesy of pittsburghpa.gov

Every summer, Sunday mornings in Mellon Park are accompanied by classical music, from 10:30am till noon at Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch hosted by WQED-FM. Wake up early, pack yourselves a picnic, and enjoy the free concerts by local orchestras and bands. Talk about a relaxing morning spent with your honey!

Taste Local Wines at Narcisi Winery

People sitting at a winery at outdoor tables by a fountain
Image courtesy of Narcisi Winery

For the wine lovers, Narcisi Winery is a must-try. Located 25 minutes from the city of Pittsburgh, the winery offers scenic views, tasty food and a variety of delicious wines. At the winery, you can indulge in a wine tasting, explore the vast vineyard, and sit under the sun on the patio with a refreshing glass of wine!

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