Best Things Under $100 for an At-Home Date Night on Valentine’s Day
Create the perfect Valentine's Day experience with affordable luxuries under $100.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your special someone how much you care. But if you decide to spend it at home, it can be hard to come up with creative and romantic ideas for a date night. Fortunately, it doesn’t take lots of money to make Valentine’s Day special! With these budget-friendly tips, you’ll be able to plan an unforgettable evening without breaking the bank. From delicious snacks and drinks to fun activities and games, here are some of our favorite things under $100 for an at-home date night on Valentine’s Day that will help make your evening extra special.
1. Online Dance Lessons
Have you and your partner ever aspired to be better dancers? While taking in-person dance lessons may be intimidating, you can now opt to learn to dance from the comfort of your own home. Wedding Dance Lessons offers a monthly subscription that includes their live-stream archives, so this Valentine’s Day, you can perfect your salsa, swing, or slow dance moves.
2. Aromatherapy Candles
Flickering candlelight can completely transform a room’s atmosphere, and aromatherapy candles add another sensory element with their calming scents. This six-pack provides plenty of variety, with scents including fig, grapefruit, rose, and teakwood. They’re made with a blend of soy wax and essential oils, which can have a mood-enhancing effect.
3. Paint by Numbers Kit
Looking to get crafty this Valentine’s Day? Host your own paint night from home with a pack of paint-by-numbers kits. This four-pack allows each of you to choose an option and comes with all of the supplies you need to create a gorgeous painting. Put on some fun music, open a bottle of wine, and relax while painting your next masterpiece.
4. Breakfast in Bed Tray
Start the day off on the right foot by making your partner breakfast in bed this Valentine’s Day. While there’s plenty of room for creativity when it comes to what you cook, one non-negotiable is a high-quality tray to facilitates a luxurious in-bed meal. It also has plenty of use after February 14 since it can also be used as a laptop tray.
5. Pasta Maker for Homemade Pasta
Cooking an elaborate meal together is a great romantic activity, and an at-home date night is a perfect time to try out something new. Consider investing in a pasta maker to make sheets of fresh pasta that can be cut down into thin spaghetti and wide fettuccine noodles. The machine makes the process simple, and a recipe book is included to provide inspiration.
6. Cozy Throw for a Movie Marathon
If your perfect date night involves snuggling up on the couch and watching movies, then you need an ultra-cozy throw blanket that’s big enough for two. This option measures 78 by 90 inches, so you won’t have to fight over who gets to have their feet covered. It’s made from soft microfiber to resemble fur, and it comes in a variety of colors to best suit the room’s existing decor.
7. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries are emblematic of Valentine’s Day, and these days it’s easy and affordable to get them delivered directly to your front door. The Original Love Berries come in a set of 12 and are dipped in dark, milk, and white chocolate, with decorative drizzles and heart-shaped sprinkles. They’re the perfect, easy dessert following a lavish home-cooked meal.
8. Couples Board Game
Couples who are looking to connect more this Valentine’s Day are sure to enjoy The Ultimate Game for Couples, which combines questions and challenges for a fun date night in. There are questions to help you get to know each other better and dares that will make you both keel over with laughter. The game includes 200 cards, so you can enjoy them long after Valentine’s Day.
9. Wine Tasting Supplies
If you and your partner are oenophiles, then setting up a home wine tasting may be the perfect Valentine’s Day activity. While, you’ll need some interesting wines to sample, something that can elevate the experience is these notecards from Amazon. They allow you to make detailed tasting notes for each wine, ensuring that you’ll remember which ones you enjoyed the most.
10. Matching Robes
A spa night at home can make for a romantic Valentine’s Day activity, and no spa is complete without luxurious robes. These come in a set of two and are designed for couples, with embroidered lettering reading “His” and “Hers”. They’re made from ultra-absorbent terrycloth and feature black piping for a stylish effect.
11. Fondue Set
It’s easy to make a fancy meal at home with minimal effort as long as you have a high-quality fondue set. In fact, all of the cooking is done at the table! This electric fondue set is easy to use and doesn’t require any fuel or an open flame. It can be used for cheese, broth-based, or chocolate fondue, providing an option for every course of your Valentine’s Day meal.
12. Cocktail-Making Kit
Those looking to improve their mixology skills should consider doing some couple’s cocktail-making this Valentine’s Day. This cocktail shaker kit comes with all of the tools you need to create an endless combination of interesting cocktails and even comes with a recipe book to give you inspiration. All you need is the spirits!