Coming up with date night ideas can be hard. Luckily for you, sparks fly in St. Charles! Couples can enjoy a romantic evening, an adventurous date, or a creative outing together in town. Whether you want to shake things up or keep it simple, St. Charles has many things to do to create a magical and memorable date. Here are some of the best date night spots in St. Charles.


Dining Room Napoli III

1. Dine and Shop on Historic Main Street

Take a romantic stroll down the over 100 year old brick of Historic Main Street St. Charles. This charming setting is full of cute shops dotting the street to add to the dreamy, romantic ambiance of date night. Main Street has several restaurants, so you won’t have to go far when you get hungry. For a fine dining experience, go to Novellus or Bella Vino Wine & Tapas on Main Street or Napoli III and Prasino at the Streets of St. Charles.


Foundry Art Centre

2. First Fridays and Workshops at the Foundry Art Centre

This one is easy to remember: the Foundry Art Centre hosts First Friday on (you guessed it) the first Friday of every month from 5 PM to 8 PM. Spend time in the galleries, meet resident studio artists, and enjoy art programming and entertainment. Discuss the art with one another and learn more about each other’s perspective. The Foundry Art Centre also holds art workshops to set the stage for a very creative date. Learn how to paint, make pottery, draw, and more at the workshops offered.


3. Eat Dinner and have a Cocktail at Ameristar Casino

Ameristar Casino has trendy bars, cocktail, lounges, restaurants, and entertainment hotspots that are great for a unique date night. Indulge in a classic steakhouse dinner at Bugatti’s Steak & Pasta. Their richly decorated dining room creates a warm environment for quality time together. Or, enjoy specialty martinis and cocktails at the King Cat Club. This classic 1950’s era styled lounge sets the tone for an exciting romantic night.


Candle Fusion

4. Create your own Candle at The Candle Fusion Studio

Try something new together and make your own scented fragrance at The Candle Fusion Studio. Explore over 100 different fragrances to make your own uniquely scented candle, room spray, body mist, spa salt, and wax tarts. Use fresh scents like clothesline and lemongrass, flowery scents like lilac and tulip, sweet scents like vanilla bean and snickerdoodle, and dozens more to make your special creation. Freshen up your home with your own unique scent.


Bike Rentals

5. Explore the Katy Trail with Rental Bikes from Bike Stop Café

Head over to this sweet little riverside café that doubles as a bicycle shop and a café and enjoy a sandwich and a cup of coffee before you head out on the trail. Take your rental bikes to the Katy Trail located just a block from Main Street Saint Charles and enjoy views of the Missouri River, towering trees, and peaceful wildlife. Scenic viewpoints and adventures await right here in town.


Rec Hall

6. Play Games at Chicken N Pickle and the Rec Hall

Spend your date night in full swing at Chicken N Pickle or the Rec Hall! Fuel up with delicious bites and drinks at Chicken N Pickle's rooftop bar before diving into lively pickleball matches on their versatile courts. Then, challenge each other to rounds of cornhole, ping pong, battleship, bocce ball, and Jenga to determine the ultimate champion. Over at the Rec Hall, savor hand-tossed pizzas and drinks while feeling the weekend vibes any day of the week. Explore a variety of games like air bowling, bocce ball, cornhole, giant pong, and more in their expansive indoor space. Who knows, you might even uncover hidden talents along the way!


7. Catch a Comedy Show at The Funny Bone

Have a laugh together at The Funny Bone. They hold several standup comedy shows every week where you two can forget about everything and truly enjoy the evening. Check their website here to see the upcoming schedule.


Climb So iLL at the Steel Shop

8. Take Part in Friendly Competition at Climb So iLL

Buy day passes to Climb So iLL and learn a new skill: rock climbing! Navigate obstacles that have nothing to do with your relationship as your scale indoor rock walls together. Once you get the hang of it, race your other half to the top to see who’s the fastest. If you two really become hooked, sign up to take classes together.


Little O's St. Charles Surprise

9. Go on a Classic Ice Cream Date

There’s nothing more sweet than an ice cream date. Main Street St. Charles has three ice cream shops and there are even more throughout the county. Have a scoop of ice cream from Kilwin’s, try the monthly Main Street Monster at Sugarbot Creamery, and get ice cream in a fresh waffle cone from Riverside Sweets.


Montelle Winery

10. Take a Romantic Outing to Historic Missouri Wine Country

Sip on a glass of award-winning wine with a view of the rolling hills of Historic Missouri Wine Country together. Spend a day trying different wines, touring vineyards, eating delectable meals, and hiking. While you can enjoy the nature from the ground, see it from a whole other perspective on a riverboat cruise with Miss Augusta. Make lovely memories together in this romantic setting.