It’s not easy having extra money these days. We’re in the middle of a horrible economy with no idea of when things will get better. Once you’ve paid the rent, car note, electric and water bill you barely have enough money for groceries. So how in the world can you possibly go out on a nice date?
You don’t have to risk your happiness just because of finances. Anyone can date and have a great time if they do it in a way that fits their budget. Being broke doesn’t mean you have to be lonely. It also doesn’t mean you have to give up going out or entertaining a potential mate if you choose to. You just have to get a little creative with your options.
Below are activities anyone can do on a date no matter their budget. You’ll have a wonderful time but best of all you’ll end up spending only a few dollars or none at all.
Picnic in the Park:
What’s more romantic than sitting under the shade eating sub sandwiches and sweet lemonade? Shooting the breeze with your date and relaxing under the sun? A picnic in the park is the perfect date for budget crunchers. You can grab some sandwiches from your favorite sandwich shop or just whip up some on your own. Going to the park is free so you won’t break the bank and you’ll have fun at the same time.
Community Center Activities:
You can find tons of free events at your local community centers. These could include free plays, art shows, swimming competitions, sporting events and dancing. Most community centers will have something free you can take advantage of but if not free they are sure to offer something fun for a lot less than your average date.