The days are getting longer and the temperatures warmer. Take advantage of the hospitable weather with your favorite person by trying out the following Indianapolis summer date ideas for couples.

The Newfields Summer Nights Film Series

See a great classic and relive some magic movie moments! The Indianapolis Museum of Art presents nostalgic movies at their outdoor amphitheater on Friday nights. Gates open at 7pm for picnicking, so bring a little home-cooked feast to enjoy. Space fills up fairly quick, so it’s best to get there early. Tickets are $10 per person, and a snack bar is available onsite.  Visit the Summer Nights Film Series page for more information.

downtown Indianapolis at nightFountain Square

Enjoy an evening stroll and find yourself at the Rooftop Garden, a true Indianapolis summer date tradition! Drink in the views of Downtown Indianapolis while enjoying cocktails, dinner, or a snack. As a bonus, Fountain Square also hosts fun and unique events. Swing Dance your way to a bigger appetite on Friday nights, or go duckpin bowling to create some laughter and fun memories for you both.  Visit FountainSquareIndy.com for more details.

Indianapolis Indians

Play ball! Our very own minor-league baseball team, the Indianapolis Indians, is having a great season this year. Help the Tribe countdown to the championship by taking in a ballgame at Victory Field. Don’t forget your glove!  Visit IndyIndians.com for team schedule and ticket pricing information.

Mind Tripping: A Comedy with a Psychological Twist

Mind Tripping is a magic show catering to adults. A husband and wife duo perform tricks while interacting with the audience throughout the show. The crowd size is limited, so every show feels personal and invites participation. Expect lots of laughs along with the standard magical astonishment. Performed at the Hilton in downtown Indianapolis, Mind Tripping offers a unique experience that won’t disappoint.

Canal Walk

Begun in 1836, the Indiana Central Canal was supposed to serve as transportation to aid in the commerce of Central Indiana. Today, the Canal community is alive with vibrant sites and bountiful activities to discover for a great Indianapolis summer date for couples. Ride bikes the length of the Canal Walk (a 3-mile loop!) or just grab some ice cream from one of the many vendors and enjoy a leisurely stroll together. The truly adventurous can rent a pedal boat and enjoy the views of the Canal from the water. Major Indianapolis attractions are located just within the Canal neighborhood. From the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art to the NCAA Hall of Champions, there is an activity to suit every taste.  Don’t forget to catch a great outdoor concert at the White River State Park! CanalWalkIndy.com has all your visitor information.