8 Best First Date Locations in Nebraska!

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so make sure it’s a good one! Great first date destinations in Nebraska include historic Art Deco theaters, intimate wine lounges, and whimsical gardens. For a comfortable but intimate first date setting, start at these 8 great Nebraska locations!

Grand Theatre, Grand Island, NE

The Grand Theatre in Grand Island is a non-profit, volunteer operated, Art Deco theatre that was built in 1937. You and your date can go for the classic dinner and show afterward here. From live music and comedians to films and more, check out the Grand Theatre schedule to plan out your perfect first date. 

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Old Market, Omaha, NE

you can have a truly magical journey at Old Market. With carriage services, it's perfect for a romantic date night. You will also be delighted by the over 45 restaurants and drinking establishments that line the brick-filled streets. Whether you're after fine French cuisine, fresh pizza, a locally brewed beer, or a craft cocktail, you will find something you like.

Nosh Restaurant and Wine Lounge, Omaha NE

You’ll definitely leave your date impressed at this relaxing, yet sophisticated date spot. Located in downtown Omaha, Nosh Restaurant and Wine Lounge is a great first date location to sip on some wine and enjoy some tasty, casual bites. 

Slattery Vintage Estates, Nehawka, NE

If you and your date have a shared interest in wine, then a visit to the Slattery Vintage Estates is a must. Sample some of the more than 55 wines by the glass in the tasting room and enjoy small snacks while taking in the views at this lovely vineyard conveniently located between Omaha and Lincoln. 

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Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE

What’s more romantic than a stroll through a garden? Make your way to the Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha and get to know each other while you check out hundreds of gorgeous plants and flowers.

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Nebraska’s State Capitol Building, Lincoln, NE

For a fun and educational first date, plan a trip to the capital city for a tour of the Nebraska State Capitol building. Head to the 14th floor observation level for some spectacular views of the city.

Spielbound Board Game Cafe, Omaha NE

Skip the first date chit-chat and play a game instead! At Spielbound Board Game Cafe in Omaha, you and your date can enjoy craft food and beverages to fuel your competitive first date.

Sunken Gardens, Lincoln, NE

Each year, the Sunken Gardens in Lincoln features a floral display made up of more than 30,000 plants. The gardens are regularly named as some of the best in the country and make for a lovely first date spot. 

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