Romance on a Budget

Keep your wallet happy exploring Dallas on a Dime. Plan the perfect weekend or date night with these ideas in mind.

Dine In Delight

Lounge Here

Cuddle up in the corner booth at this retro East Dallas 1970s-inspired bar. Pop open a bottle of wine and share a charcuterie and cheese board to celebrate your love.

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Relish

Make it a picnic night with to-go burgers and frozen custard from Relish, a walk-up burger counter tucked in a corner at Klyde Warren Park. The low-key spot even offers beer and wine and the patio has prime views of the park – perfect for date night!

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Socca Mediterranean Café

Go for crepes at the Dallas Museum of Art’s latest dining option. Check out the menu at the cute walk-up counter on the spacious plaza outside the museum and take your pick from savory or sweet, topped off with your favorite beer or a glass of refreshing lemonade.

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Eno's

Walk hand-in-hand through the Bishop Arts District before grabbing a table at Eno’s, a local pizzeria. Share a bottle of merlot as the soft sounds of the weekly local musician serenade the room.

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Jimmy's Food Store

The East Dallas staple has been around for more than 50 years and is known for their specialty sandwiches. Explore the store together for your pick of a fine bottle of wine before setting up in the cozy eating nook for a casual dinner.

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Take a Romantic Stroll

Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge

Take in the Dallas skyline with your sweetie as you talk a walk along the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge. There’s seating along the bridge for a mid-walk break to get the perfect couple’s photo.

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Dallas Arts District

Plan a day that's all about the art with a trip to the Dallas Arts District. Both the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art offer free admission, while the Nasher Sculpture Center offers a serene outdoor sculpture garden to explore.

Klyde Warren Park

Enjoy the park together while taking in great views of the city. Head out early to check out a yoga class, or check the schedule for a movie night. There’s also food truck that make a daily stop, so you can make a full day out of the park.

West Village

Window shop your way through West Village in Uptown. The outdoor shopping center has wide sidewalks, plenty of patio seating and romantic, twinkling lights throughout. The McKinney Avenue Trolley, a free ride through Uptown and Downtown, makes several stops in the area so you can cozy up on the trolley while you plan your next stop.

Bishop Arts District

Impress your date with a stop at Dude Sweet Chocolate for a sampling of their specialty chocolates before heading into Neighborhood, a charming local goods shop, for a last-minute gift to swoon your date.

Get Your Selfie

Find your love for tacos

Since we love tacos so much, we couldn’t pass this one up. Find this one outside Urban Taco in Uptown after you explore the bars, restaurants and shops along McKinney Avenue.

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Be the I in BIG

Declare your love with the perfect couples’ photo in one of our B&G sets. The sets move throughout Dallas periodically, so check our B&G locator for updated locations.

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Pegasus at the Omni Hotel

The Pegasus monument is an iconic piece of Dallas history and lights up the Dallas sky every night from its new home just outside the Omni Hotel. Make your own history by making this photo a symbol of your love.

The Me+You=Love mural

The “Me + You = love” artwork lives along a staircase just steps from Oddfellows, a popular brunch spot, and it’s one of the most Instagrammed spots in the Bishop Arts District. Stand on opposite sides of the plus sign for the cutest photo op.

Make It A CityPASS Date

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

Enjoy a trip to the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower with 360-degree views of the city. Stop by the photo booth on your way in, before riding the elevator 470 feet up to the observation deck.

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Perot Museum

The Perot Museum of Nature & Science inspires minds through nature and science, offering fun exhibits for all. Tour the Gems and Minerals Hall together before standing on the earthquake stimulator for a real-world experience.

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George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

History-loving couples, explore the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum together on the grounds of the beautiful Southern Methodist University. Enjoy new exhibits this month, like the special art exhibit celebrating Black History Month, or take turns taking pictures in the President’s chair in the replica of the Oval Office.

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Dallas Zoo

Make nature a part of your date night with a trip to the Dallas Zoo. Stop by the penguins exhibit or head over to hand-feed a giraffe. Complete your adventure with some grub at zoo-themed eateries, making for a great afternoon date.

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Dallas Arboretum

Spend a romantic evening in the beautiful gardens of the Dallas Arboretum. Enjoy special after-hours access for the month of February, as the gardens stay open until 7 p.m., giving you plenty of time to catch the beautiful sunset on the lake.

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the life, assassination, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy with thoughtful exhibits and artifacts. Enjoy a quiet moment together as you explore one of the most important moments in American history.

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