5 Alternatives to Dinner & a Movie: Date Ideas in Logan Circle, Washington D.C.

Dinner and a movie, while a classic, is a tired, conventional date idea. When you live in a city like D.C., you’re shortchanging yourself by not taking advantage of all the diverse places and nightlife. Logan Circle in particular, home to some of the best luxury apartments in D.C., has plenty of fun things to do for couples that are only a short walk away.

If you’re looking for something exciting, out of the ordinary, and fun for your next night out in and around Logan Circle, look no further than the list below.

  1. Relax and unwind: Take a massage class.

Mustard Seed Massage has been offering classes to couples since 2013. Learn key massage techniques from an experienced masseuse during the two-and-a-half-hour class. What’s more? Wine and snacks are included!


M Street Towers: 1-minute walk

Sutton Plaza: 2-minute walk

The Gatsby: 10-Minute walk

  1. Explore a large selection of bottled & draft beers.

At Churchkey, snacks, flatbreads and cheese plates are accompanied with some of the best beer in town for a perfect date that you won’t want to miss out on.


M Street Towers: 8-minute walk

Sutton Plaza: 5-minute walk

The Gatsby: 5-minute walk

  1. Get into shape: Take a fitness class.

Why not kill two birds with one stone and get a good workout while getting to know a date? Studies even show that working up a sweat together leads to a happier relationship. Logan Circle has two great options for fitness classes: Flow Yoga Center and Dance Trance DC.

Distance (to Dance Trance DC)

M Street Towers: 6-minute walk

Sutton Plaza: 5-minute walk

The Gatsby: 10-minute walk

  1. Hone your inner chef: Try a cooking class.

This puts a twist on dinner. CulinAerie’s cooking school regularly hosts date night cooking classes for couples. Top chefs teach you how to create delicious, artful meals, and you satisfy your hunger, too.


M Street Towers: 6-minute walk

Sutton Plaza: 5-minute walk

The Gatsby: 9-minute walk

  1. Be entertained: Go see a local play or comedy show.

You don’t have to go to Broadway to see quality drama. Studio Theatre is a premier contemporary theater in the heart of Logan Circle showcasing the work of today’s playwrights.

Not so serious? Drafthouse Comedy Theater is also in the area and can help with some much-needed laughs after a long work week.

Distance (to Drafthouse Comedy)

M Street Towers: 5-minute walk

Sutton Plaza: 4-minute walk

The Gatsby: 11-minute walk

M Street Towers, Sutton Plaza and The Gatsby are luxury apartments located in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington D.C. Please call (202) 462 – 4447 for more information.

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