There are tons of great date ideas in the Arboretum.

Date ideas at the Arboretum range from costing almost nothing to extravagant. Choose the right night for you, your date and your wallet!

Practically Free


Trader Joe’s

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Stop by nearby Trader Joe’s and pick up all the fixings for a picnic. Their 2 Buck Chuck will make sure you stay on budget while keeping it classy.


The Cow Sculptures

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Dive into your feast on the picnic tables by the Cow Sculptures.


Amy’s Ice Cream

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Afterwards, head over to Amy’s Ice Cream for a nice cold treat! Cap your romantic date idea off with a moonlit stroll around the lake and watch the ducks!


Light on the Wallet


Eddie V’s

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Got a little bit of money to spend? Check out Eddie V’s Happy Hour (the best in the Arboretum), for $1 oysters and $8 cocktails. Or go for the Asian Filet Mignon for just $8!


The Regal Arbor 8

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Once you’ve had your fill of happy hour treats, head to the the Regal Arbor 8 to enjoy an art house film and win your Oscar party pool come March!


Pull Out All the Stops



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Wow your date with the fancy date idea of their dreams. Start the evening with dinner at Truluck’s. This is high-end dining that will impress your BAE. Truluck’s cuisine includes steak, crab, and out-of-this-world desserts.


The Renaissance Austin Hotel

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Keep the romance going by booking a room at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. The luxurious rooms at the Renaissance Austin feature local artwork, pillow top bedding and stylish bathrooms.

You know what’s a really great date idea? Finding a new apartment with your special someone! Give A Plus Apartments a call today at 512-231-1401 to find a new home for your new life together!

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