Indianapolis Date Night Ideas | 10 March Date Ideas to Awaken Your Senses

Looking for March date ideas? Spring is here and we cannot wait to get out and about in Indianapolis for a great date night. With nicer weather on the horizon, events are springing up all across the city. March is filled with the NFL Combine, March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, and so much more! Grab your date and enjoy the sweetness of spring. If you are looking for even more ideas, we have great free ideas to keep you busy this Spring Break.

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Top March Date Ideas in Indianapolis

Pour Your Own Uniquely Scented Candle at Daniel’s Vineyard

9061 N. 700 W, McCordsville

Daniel’s Vineyard is teaming up with A|R Workshop to bring you a fantastic evening where you will have the opportunity to pour your own candles and enjoy delicious wines. Create one of a kind candle scents perfect for your home or to give as a gift. Your ticket price includes 1 (7 oz.) candle and your first drink. Choose from 24 different scents, making the possible combinations endless. There will also be some fun add-ons that you can include in your project.

A bar area with colorful lighting and a large menu on the wall. Events at Daniel's Vineyard make great March date ideas.

Get out of the Big City for the Day with a Spring Break Road Trip

Various Locations

Get over the cabin fever of winter with a day trip. If you are able to snag some time off for Spring Break, pack up the car for a road trip somewhere in the state that you haven’t been to yet. We love to visit the State Parks for hiking. We always bring along a picnic lunch and snacks to enjoy along the way. If you would rather visit a small town, Nashville, Shipshewana, and Madison all have fantastic walkable downtown areas filled with shops, bakeries, ice cream shops, restaurants, boutiques, and more!

Celebrate the Luck of the Irish This St. Patrick’s Day

Parade starts at North and Pennsylvania Streets, heads south to Ohio Street, and then back North on Meridian Street.

Indulge in your favorite Irish foods and beverages this St. Patrick’s Day. Indianapolis knows how to do St. Patrick’s Day right, so you won’t have any trouble finding exciting events around town. After the Greening of the Canal, take a stroll to see it in all its green glory. This is an Indianapolis tradition, just like the St. Patrick’s Day parade. Get decked out in all of your green gear and partake of a green beer or two.

Four balloon handlers pull a giant floating shamrock parade balloon behind them at the Indianapolis Saint Patrick's Day Parade. The parade is one of our top March Date Ideas.

Experience Indy at The Hangar

501 S. Madison, Indianapolis

You may be familiar with Handlebar: the pedal bars that tour around downtown Indy. But have you been to The Hangar yet? This is a brand new hub to help you experience Indy. The Hangar is so much more than a restaurant and bar. Try out the Circle City Crafting Club where you can work on a creative project of your choice all while having your favorite beverage. If you would rather be competitive, the golf simulators might be more of your style. The simulators are indoors, perfect for all skill levels, and feature over 200 golf courses. You can also rent the Handlebar pedal bars and e-bikes as well.

Become Immersed in the Art World at Dali Alive in THE LUME

4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis

The immersive experiences at THE LUME have become an Indianapolis staple over the last few years featuring works from Monet and Van Gogh. Beginning March 3rd, museumgoers can be surrounded by the works of Salvidor Dali and his surrealist paintings. This artist is known for letting the imagination run wild. While at the exhibit, you can also let your own imagination run free in the activity center and indulge in the flavorful food from Spain in El Mercado Surreal. Spanish cocktails will also be available for purchase.

Try New Foods at the Everything on a Stick Festival

4141 S. East St, Indianapolis

The Philippine Cultural Community Center invites you out to experience everything on a stick! Bring your date out to try new foods and learn about other cultures. This festival takes place on March 9th, starting at 4:00pm. The event will feature BBQ, Filipino bananas, and even chicken feet on a stick. Get adventurous and try something new!

Taste the Sweetness of SoChatti

1125 E. Brookside Ave, Gate D2, Indianapolis

What could be more romantic than an evening of wine and chocolate? SoChatti invites you out for their Chocolate and Wine Class which includes all four of their origins paired with five delicious wines. The class is two hours long and includes a tour of the chocolate factory, the opportunity to make your own drop candies, and a charcuterie board filled with meats, cheeses, and special treats.

A basketball on a gym floor with an empty bracket sheet. Going to a Pacer's Game is one of our top March Date Ideas.

Feel the Excitement at a Pacers Game

125 S. Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis

Indianapolis was just home to the incredible All-Star Weekend. Cheer on our All-Star Tyrese Haliburton at an Indiana Pacers game. Enjoy an upbeat date night as the Indiana Pacers have an extremely fun team to watch right now and going to a home game makes for an exciting evening full of action. Grab dinner at one of the nearby restaurants like Sauce on the Side, Gallery Pastry Bar, or the brand-new upscale Commission Row. You will have 5 chances to catch a game during the month of March.

A New Spin on Dinner and a Movie at Flix Brewhouse

2206 E. 116th St, Carmel

Dinner and a movie is a classic date night. Put a new spin on this timeless date at Flix Brewhouse in Carmel. This movie theater features incredibly comfortable recliners, a bar complete with craft beers brewed by Flix, and an extensive menu that puts the typical concession stand to shame. Get added value on Wednesdays with tickets priced at just $5.25.

Bottomless Mimosa Sundays at Daniels

Friday Night Swing Dancing in Fountain Square

1105 Prospect St, Indianapolis

The Fountain Square Theater Building invites you to Friday Night Swing Dancing on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Each Friday features a different band to set the mood and get you moving. It’s totally fine if you don’t know how to swing dance. They have lessons! $15 admission includes a lesson before the band begins or pay only $12 for dancing without any lessons. Lessons begin at 7:30 pm and the band starts at 8:30 pm. A cash bar and food from local restaurants are available for purchase throughout the event.

A close up shot of dancing feet wearing vintage shoes on a wood floor. Swing Dancing is one of our top March Date Ideas.

With St. Patrick’s Day and spring break this month, March can really fly by. Don’t forget to schedule some special time for just your significant other. We have loads of ideas for you to plan your next date night. Whether you want to stay in or get out on the town, we have you covered. Be sure to tag us at #IndyWITHOUTkids in all of your adventures.

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