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15 Cheap And Fun Date Ideas Near Wilfrid Laurier University

15 Cheap And Fun Date Ideas Near Wilfrid Laurier University

Being in a relationship, balancing school work, and a budget is not easy. So kudos to you if you are in a relationship right now. Dating someone does not have to be difficult, there are tons of places and fun things to do for cheap right around WLU. Keep reading for 15 cheap and fun date ideas near Wilfrid Laurier University!

1. Head to Wilf’s for a quick dinner date.

If you haven’t been to Wilf’s yet on campus, the student union restaurant and bar, make it a date night with your boyfriend or girlfriend. Oh and do not forget to get the spin dip, it truly is the best.

2. Turn up at Turret Night date.

Need a break from school and just want to let loose, party at the Turret. Its located on campus and is right above the 24-hour lounge. After a long week, it will be fun to dance the night away.


3. Sipping coffee’s at Starbucks day date.

It’s not always going to be easy giving up an evening to going out. Instead, between or after class spend an hour or two catching up over a cup of coffee at Starbucks. Casual and comfortable it’s a date that can be done really at any time throughout the week.

4. How can you not want to build a fort date.

Instead of going out, spend the night in. Grab some chairs, sheets, blankets and pillows and have a cute and mellow evening in. Finish it off with your favourite Spotify playlist and 20 questions and you’re bound to have one of those conversations that change your life.

5. Mustang Drive In Theatre in Guelph date.

For a mini weekend getaway, get into the car, drive up to Guelph and watch a movie in the Mustang Drive in theatre. I call it a mini weekend getaway as it is about 40 minutes away from WLU.



6. Let’s get in shape together and hike date.

Around the KW area there are tons of conservation areas for you to from when it comes to going on a hike. They all make for the most Instagram worthy date ideas near Wilfrid Laurier University. A lot of hiking trails are free, plus it’s a great bonding experience. If you can make to the end of that trail and you can probably make it through anything together.

7. We got finals coming up, so we’re going to spend the entire day in the library date.

Going out on dates during finals is probably not the best use of your time and it might be hard for you to see your significant other during that time. So plan to spend the entire day at the library to get some quality studying done and to spend time with him or her.


8. Let’s lay on a random field and stargaze date.

This date will cost you nothing. Instead you will gain so much by just talking under the stars. Bring a Polaroid for some cute candid’s and to capture the memories.

9. Who says no to a Menchies date?

Going out for froze yogurt is that classic date that does not cost a ton like dinner and a movie. It is the sweetest of date ideas near Wilfrid Laurier University. You can spend some time with your girlfriend or boyfriend while enjoying a treat for all the work you’re doing at uni… right?

10. Be that athletic couple who work out together as a date.

I know you have seen the Instagram posts of hot couples working out together at the gym. Need to get in shape because you have been putting on the pounds from eating out so much. Head over to the gym to have a work out session together.

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11. Don’t worry baby I got you if you fall, ice skating date.

‘Tis the season, so get out there and enjoy it! The holidays are such a great time to plan a lot of cute and fun dates. Ice skating is a great idea because it won’t cost a lot and there is one only five minutes away WLU.


12. Driving to the middle of nowhere date.

Is your boyfriend a from a small town, and has his own pick-up truck. Grab a bunch of blankets and pillows and go for drive. Hang out in the back of truck and have a snuggle session. This one costs nothing (well… maybe gas) but I absolutely love just driving with the windows down and singing along to our favourite songs.

13. Stay in the dorms and binge Netflix date.

Whether you made the fort or not, having a chill day and watching Netflix can be the perfect date when you don’t feel like going out.

14. Decorate the Christmas tree, it’s November 1st date.

Yes, after November 1st it is totally acceptable to start decorating and playing Christmas music. So make it a date! Grab the tinsel and popcorn and spend the afternoon putting up the tree and eating some holiday treats.


15. Let’s just nap together ZZZzzz date

Ever had one of those days where you don’t want to get out of the bed? Even better make it a cuddle session and take a nap together. You know what they say, a couple that naps together stays together…?

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