Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean all the fun date nights need to wait until spring! Here in Oxford, Ohio, there are plenty of date night options for you and your significant other — even in the chilly winter months! We’ve gathered together a few of our favorite winter date night ideas around Oxford. From painting pottery to enjoying some local food to Miami University's Charter Day Ball — this list has a varied mixture of ideas, so go pick up your loved one and get started on these fun winter dates!
Find it here: 6 N Beech St. Oxford, OH 45056
Try out Oxford’s only paint your own pottery studio in the Uptown district! Choose from bowls, ring holders, vases, mugs and so much more. And with so many paint colors to choose from, the creative opportunities are endless! Enjoy some conversation with your date while you paint, or register the two of you for a You're Fired class to get some instructions from one of the friendly artists on staff. For more information about You're Fired's hours and pricing, please visit the You're Fired website.
Find it here: 4340 Oxford Reily Rd. Oxford, OH 45056
Challenge your date to a few games of bowling at Oxford Lanes! This family owned and operated bowling alley has 12 synthetic lanes and bumpers available for any beginners. Work up an appetite and order a meal or some snacks off Oxford Lanes' own food menu! For open bowling hours and pricing, please visit Oxford Lanes' website.
Find it here: 10 S Main St. Oxford, OH 45056
Choose from one of Uptown Oxford’s many local dining options and enjoy some tasty food over some fun conversation with your date. Mexican, Indian, pub grub, Chinese - you name it and Uptown Oxford’s got it! When you dine locally in Oxford, your money stays local, working to improve Oxford one change at a time — all while simply enjoying a nice, sit-down meal with tasty food and pleasant ambience! For a full list of locally owned dining options in Oxford, please click here.
Saturday, February 17, 8:00 pm-1:00 am
Find it here: 500 E Sycamore St. Oxford, OH 45056
Get out your fanciest outfit and find a date for Miami University's 2018 Charter Day Ball! The Charter Day Ball is a triennial event that celebrates the chartering of Miami University in 1809. Miami University students, staff and alumni are all invited to campus for a night that's sure to be a memorable one! Enjoy a night of dancing, entertaining musical performances and some spirited Miami camaraderie! For more information about the ball, as well as ticket prices, please click here.
Find it here: 610 S Oak St. Oxford, OH 45056
Challenge each other to some laps around the ice rink at Miami University’s Goggin Ice Center! Want to add to the fun even more? Go to a Miami University hockey game before! For the Miami University hockey team's game schedule, please click here. For more information about open skate hours and skate rental, please click here.
Bundle up and bring out those snow boots because Oxford, Ohio has many hiking trails to choose from! If you're wanting to get active, a hike in Oxford is a perfect idea for a winter date. Enjoy the added beauty of the trails in the winter — with the natural brightness of the outdoors, the snow-covered trees and the crisp, chilly air. For a list of some of our favorite winter hikes, please click here.
With these options, you're bound to make new memories and enjoy some fun winter activities with your loved one! Snap a picture during your favorite date and tag @enjoyoxford so we can be in on the fun too!