Indianapolis Date Nights | 10 Inspiring April Date Ideas for 2024

Don’t let those April showers keep you from getting out and exploring all of the great date nights in Indianapolis. Our great city is filled with a plethora of activities for your next date night. Whether you are interested in shopping, dining, sports, the arts, or movies, there is something this month for everyone to enjoy. We’ve come up with 10 incredible April date ideas. Looking for more options? Here are 100 ways to take on the town!

April Date Ideas in Indianapolis

Try attending one of these events for a memorable evening out with your love.

Mimosas and Shopping at Daniel’s Vineyard

9061 N 700 W, McCordsville

Daniel’s Vineyard is the place to be on Sundays. Sit back and relax while you enjoy their Bottomless Mimosas promotion along with fantastic live music from talented local musicians. If you visit the Vineyard on April 28th, you can shop at the Spring Maker’s Market. This event will run 1 pm-4 pm and features vendors selling soaps, candles, boutique items, foods including bagels and so much more!

Awaken Your Taste Buds at A Taste of Tuttles

5717 N 300 W, Greenfield

Tuttles Orchard invites you to A Taste of Tuttles. This fun event gives you the opportunity to try out all of the delicious offerings that they grow, make, and sell at the orchard. This special tasting event will run from 10 am-2 pm. While you are at the orchard, you can tour the greenhouse to find new plants for your own home. You can even participate in gardening workshops. The cafe will also be open with a special Spring menu.

April Date Ideas: A box of cider donuts and a slushie at Tuttle Orchards

Dazzle in the Beauty of the Orchids at Garfield Park Conservatory

2505 Conservatory Dr, Indianapolis

The Garfield Park Conservatory is a beautiful oasis in the city. The conservatory is filled with an absolute abundance of gorgeous tropical plants. Meandering down the paths is always so interesting. Be sure to stop and read the placards to learn more about these incredible plants from around the world. If you visit on April 20th or 21st, you can also take in the beauty of the Central Indiana Orchid Society’s Orchid Show. You will also have the opportunity to purchase your own orchids.

Trivia Night Fun at the Garage Food Hall

906 Carrolton Ave, Indianapolis

On Monday nights from 7-9 pm, you can test your knowledge at Trivia Night at the Garage Food Hall. Hosted by the Quizzler, you can bring a group of up to five, making this a great option for a group date. The Garage is such a fun place to go for a night out. We love all of the dining options in the food hall. It is perfect if you and your date can’t agree on a type of food. Grab your favorites and a few beverages, then compete to win prizes!April Date Ideas: A couple sips drinks together while laughing at a restaurant.

Become a Mixologist at Moon Drops Distillery

722 W. Broadway St, Fortville

Have you ever wanted to learn to serve up cocktails like your favorite mixologist? Head out to Moon Drops Distillery for their Crafting Up Cocktails workshop. During this event, you will learn all the tips and tricks to help you make your favorite drinks at home. During the class, you will also get to indulge in some delicious small bites and you will even go home with your own bottle of Moonshine so you can recreate the drinks.

Indianapolis Indians Baseball Game

501 W. Maryland St, Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Indians are back! There is nothing like watching a baseball game on a warm evening and indulging in all of your favorite concessions like popcorn, peanuts, and hot dogs. Yum! Grab tickets on a warmer April evening or catch a day game to soak up the sun. There are promotions throughout April, including Indy 500 Night, Friday Night Fireworks, Tuesday Dollar Menu and so much more. If you decide to buy lawn tickets, you can bring blankets and pack a cooler with a picnic dinner.April Date Ideas: The sun sets over the baseball field at an evening game in Indianapolis.

Step Back in Time at Viking Fest

4671 Anson Blvd, Whitestown

April is filled with tons of unique events including Viking Fest located at Anson Acres Park! Enjoy Viking-themed re-enactors in full garb swinging their weapons, multiple Viking villages, and stage entertainment. Artisans will be selling all sorts of handcrafted items, food, mead, and more! This event runs from April 26th to 28th.

Tap into Your Weird Side at the Oddities & Curiosities Expo

1202 E. 38th St, Indianapolis

If you want to do something totally different for your next date night, try out the Oddities and Curiosities Expo at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from April 27th to 28th. The Oddities & Curiosities Expo showcases hand-selected vendors, dealers, artists, and small businesses with all things weird. Discover all sorts of unique items such as taxidermy, preserved specimens, original artwork, horror/Halloween-inspired pieces, antiques, handcrafted oddities, quack medical devices, creepy clothing, odd jewelry, skulls/bones, funeral collectibles & much more!

Sweeten Up Date Night at SoChatti

1125 E. Brookside Ave Gate D2, Indianapolis

What could be more romantic than an evening of chocolate and wine? The Chocolate and Wine class at SoChatti is the perfect way to try out all four chocolate origins. You will also receive a flight of wines to sample with the quartet of chocolates. In addition, you will tour the chocolate factory, make seasonal drop candies, and enjoy a charcuterie board with a variety of meats, cheese, fruit & surprise treats.

Movies Under the Stars at Tibbs Drive-In Theater

480 S. Tibbs Ave, Indianapolis

Load up your car with blankets and head out for a movie night under the stars at the Tibbs Drive-In Theater. As soon as the sun sets, blockbuster movies are available on four different screens. Enjoy the movies from the comfort of your car or bring along some lawn chairs. You cannot go wrong with the retro concessions, affordable ticket prices, and nostalgic atmosphere. Be sure to arrive early to snag your favorite spot.April Date Ideas: Cars surround a glowing screen at a drive-in movie theater.

Spring has sprung in Indianapolis and all of our favorite outdoor activities are ramping up. Grab your loved one and spend a night out on the town enjoying all the city has to offer. We would love to hear about your adventures. Tag us at #IndyWITHOUTKids to let us know what you are up to. If you can’t get out of the house, we have a list of 30 date night ideas for after the kids go to bed.

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