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Live Fairfax: Top 5 date nights (or day dates) on a budget in Fairfax County

Live Fairfax is a bi-weekly column exploring Fairfax County. This recurring column is sponsored and written by Sharmane Medaris of McEnearney Associates. Questions? Reach Sharmane at 813-504-4479.

Looking for fun and affordable date ideas in Fairfax County? Check out our top 5 date nights (or day dates)!

1. Head to The Boro for scrumptious shrimp ceviche and grilled fish tacos at Fish Taco. Save room for Plant Burger’s irresistible dairy-free shakes, like the Campfire S’mores flavor. Cap off the night with a trip down memory lane at Whole Foods’ arcade featuring an impressive selection of 80s and 90s video games.

2. The vibrant Mosaic District is a perfect date spot with something for everyone. Experience the delectable Cuban food at the lively Colada Shop or indulge in the mouth-watering Mexican cuisine at Urbano. Take a leisurely walk after dinner and find yourself in the lush green space where you can relax, connect and savor the moment with your special someone.

3. and 4. Looking for an active and delicious date idea? Look no further than hitting the W& OD trail for a cycling or running adventure! Not only will you enjoy the beautiful outdoors and get some exercise in, but you’ll also have plenty of yummy options to fuel up along the way. Stop by Sushi Yoshi for fresh and flavorful sushi, grab a refreshing smoothie and South Block or indulge in some savory tacos at Taco Bamba, all located right off the trail in Vienna. This is the perfect way to combine fitness and food while making lasting memories with your special someone.

5. Why not try Aim Point airsoft shooting inside Fair Oaks mall? It’s a thrilling and exciting way to bond with your special someone while getting your adrenaline pumping. And once you’ve worked up an appetite, head over to Coastal Flats for some delicious cuisine. Indulge in their mouth-watering seafood dishes or treat yourself to a juicy steak. This date night is sure to be a memorable one that you’ll be talking about for years to come!

 Make your date nights unforgettable, even on a budget!

Whether you’re exploring new places, trying new activities, or simply enjoying each other’s company, remember to savor every moment and create lasting memories.

Explore Fairfax with Sharmane Medaris of McEnearney.

Sharmane Medaris | Live Fairfax | www.soldbysharmane.com | Sharmane@mcenearney.com | @soldbysharmane | 813-504-4479 | 374 Maple Avenue Suite 202, Vienna, VA 22180

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