Summer in Waco: Fun Date Ideas

Get ready to break free from the ordinary and embrace a summer filled with unique adventures. We believe that memorable dates are made of moments that stand out from the crowd, and that’s exactly what we’re here to offer. Our curated collection of extraordinary date ideas in Waco will take you off the beaten path, introducing you to hidden gems and offbeat attractions that are sure to leave a lasting impression. Step away from the ordinary dinner dates and join us on a journey of creating truly exceptional memories together.

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Here's the top summer date ideas to do in Waco, Texas!

First on our list is a heavenly experience at StarLite Glampgrounds, where you can enjoy the ultimate combination of glamping and star gazing. Immerse yourselves in the beauty of nature while indulging in luxurious accommodations under the starry night sky. Luxury camping with additional amenities including a tank pool, air conditioning, ful showers/baths, and heaters. 

For wine enthusiasts, Valley Mill Vineyards offers a delightful wine-tasting experience. Sample a variety of exceptional wines and let your taste buds be swept away by the flavors and aromas.


Witness the breathtaking beauty of a Waco sunset at Cameron Park while enjoying a romantic picnic courtesy of Dreamy Picnics. Let the serene ambiance and stunning views create a magical backdrop for your evening together. There are so many cute add ons including donut walls, jewelry stations, coffee, painting stations, and MORE. 

Straight from a movie! Enjoy up to a 2.5-hour horse back riding experience during Sunset. For various experience levels, anyone can enjoy this activity. 

“Brazos Bluffs Ranch offers a unique experience for guests at the point where the Balcones Fault, the longest fault line in Texas, and the Brazos River, the longest river in Texas, meet. With major ecosystems converging on our land, the flora and fauna are diverse and prolific.”

Unleash your inner artists at Painting With a Twist during a Wine Night and Painting session. Sip on fine wine, enjoy the company of other creative souls, and let your brushes dance across the canvas as you create your own masterpieces. Share laughter, conversation, and artistic inspiration as you craft unique artworks together.

Elevate your date night experience at Dichotomy, Waco’s vibrant rooftop bar. Bask in the chic ambiance, sip on handcrafted cocktails, and soak in the breathtaking views of the city skyline. Enjoy live music, engage in meaningful conversations, and revel in the romantic atmosphere as you create unforgettable memories under the starlit sky.

Such a unique and fun experience. A historic practice dating back thousands of years, a beer bath is a perfect way to relax. Combine your experience with the Pivovar Beer Flight, Czech Wine Flight, or a Pivovar Cheese Board. Soak and let the therapeutic properties of hops and barley leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to toast to your love.

Share your love and compassion by volunteering at the Humane Society. Spend quality time with adorable animals, lend a helping hand with their care, and contribute to their well-being. Feel the joy that comes from making a positive impact together, creating a deeper connection through acts of kindness. Better yet! You can even adopt your new best friend! 

Make sure to head to their website to read the rules and regulations before doing so!


Step into the past at The Last Drive-in Picture Show, a classic drive-in movie theater. Snuggle up in the comfort of your car, indulge in popcorn and snacks, and immerse yourselves in the nostalgia of watching a film under the starry night sky. Let the timeless romance of a drive-in movie transport you to a bygone era, where love stories unfold on the silver screen.

Dive into a day of relaxation and fun at BSR Waco Surf. Float along the lazy river, hand in hand, and soak up the sun’s warm embrace. Take a refreshing dip in the pool and swim up to the bar for a cool drink, letting the carefree atmosphere wash away your worries and create moments of pure bliss.

Waco has so many unique summer date ideas that aren’t simply going out for dinner or ice cream! Be sure to visit these fun spots to support all they have to offer!

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