Night-Out Ideas

5 Fun Night-Out Ideas That Everyone Will Enjoy

Are you looking to get together for a fun evening with friends? Are you back to planning date nights and are looking for something to do? Do you just need a night to de-stress now that kids are back at school? 

Well, we have some great, fun night-out ideas for you to try.

1) Restaurant Hopping

A nice dinner at a restaurant is a classic night out for both couples and friends but instead of just going to one place, try and spice it up by going to a different restaurant for each course. 

This night out is especially perfect for people who have a hard time choosing what kind of food they want because with restaurant hopping they can have a little bit of everything.

This idea also works for any budget because you can choose places that are as expensive or inexpensive as you want.

Restaurant Hopping

2) Museums, Aquariums, and Zoos, Oh my!

When was the last you’ve been to a Museum or a Zoo? For a lot of people, it’s been a while but even for people who have been more recently, it’s still a fun and fairly inexpensive way to spend a night out. 

Whether it’s something that’s reminiscent of childhood, like the Liberty Science Center or the Turtle Back Zoo or it’s something more “grown-up”, like The Natural History Museum or the MOMA, Museum, Zoos, Aquariums and similar places provide a fun and relaxed night out.

It’s something that you can take at your own pace and you can tailor it to your specific interests. They are also accommodating to groups as large or as small as you need.


3) Indulge Your Inner Child

Remember all of those fun activities that you used to do as a kid, like going to that arcade or playing laser tag or going roller skating. But you’re too old to do that stuff now, right? Wrong. Not only are you not too old but they are perfect activities for a night out.

Think of all of the fun things that you used to do with friends or family on the weekend or all of the things that you wanted to do but never had the chance. Now’s your opportunity. Now you can do all of those fun nostalgic activities with your friends or significant other.

Roller Skating

4) Escape Room

Escape Rooms are a fairly recent craze but they offer a unique evening of fun for the person who likes a challenge and enjoys puzzles.

Escape Rooms are also great because they can work for any group size or make-up. There are easier rooms for smaller groups or groups of people who want a less intense experience. There are also more difficult rooms for larger groups or groups that want a challenge.

They also don’t usually take longer than an hour or two so you would still have time to grab dinner or do something else for your evening out. 

Escape Room

5) Paint & Sip

If you’re looking for a chill and customizable night out for any group of people then you might want to try a Paint and Sip. 

Paint and Sips are a fun adult activity where you can bring your own bottle and follow along as the instructor shows you how to paint beautiful works of art.

Paint and Sips are designed as a fun activity, not a skills class so you don’t even need a basic understanding of art and painting to enjoy creating your masterpiece.

It’s a great option for a couple's date night or friends night out after a long week.

Paint and Sip

Metro Media Institute offers public or private Paint and Sip sessions for anyone and any occasion.

If you want to book your own private Paint and Sip there are time slots available on Fridays from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

To book any of our Paint and Sips please visit our website. If you have any questions feel free to email us at or give us a call at (973) 315-8883.

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