As Valentine’s Day is approaching, you may have no idea what to do during this time. We got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of 7 outdoor date ideas San Diego has to offer. Despite some rain to start the year off, San Diego has had some gorgeous sunsets and weather all around. These date ideas are perfect for your special loved one this Valentine’s Day! 

1. Luxury Picnic Date

Photo Credit: San Diego Picnics

Get the ultimate luxury picnic experience at one of San Diego’s scenic views with San Diego Picnics. Choose from any of the full-service packages, including beachside, boho luxe tent, winter solstice, and classic. If you want to have a luxury picnic in your backyard, San Diego Picnics will make it happen as they accommodate every request.

2. Yoga Class Date

Photo Credit: Yoga One San Diego

If you and your date like yoga or want to try something new together, do an outdoor yoga class. Yoga One San Diego hosts yoga classes live online via Zoom and outside in Presidio Park in Old Town. You can even book a private yoga session for two!

3. Outdoor Movie Theater Date

Photo Credit: Seaside Cinema

Elevate your typical movie date night with a private outdoor cinematic experience along the San Diego Bay with Seaside Cinema. Watch a movie of your choosing under the stars and get a bit extra with add-ons such as the grazing boards, curated snack boxes, custom floral arrangement, and photographer.

4. Eco Pedal Love Boat Date

Date Idea San Diego: Eco Boat Rentals
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Take your date on a pedal love boat ride and enjoy San Diego Bay’s scenic views with Eco Boat Rentals. Enjoy lunch on the boat by grabbing takeout at one of the local restaurants nearby and have fun with an active date that you both will love!

5. Wine Tasting Date

Photo Credit: Carruth Cellars Urban Winery

Enjoy delicious woodfire pizza, a charcuterie plate, and a hand selection of wine at Carruth Cellars Urban Winery in Little Italy. Reservations are required to sit outdoors in the Wine Garden, open from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM daily.

6. Private Beach Bonfire Date

Date Idea San Diego: Bonfire at the beach
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Have a bonfire date without the hassle of bringing the essentials and scoping out for a bonfire at the beach. Bayside Bonfires takes care of everything for you; pick the date, time, and location (choice between Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa or the Bahia Resort Hotel). Did we mention the Bayside Bonfire Experience package comes with bottomless s’mores?

7. Skate at the Rink Date

Date Idea San Diego: skating at the rink
Photo Credit: Derby United Headquarters

Roller skating is coming back to the fold during quarantine, and it’s a perfect date idea for active couples! Derby United Headquarters opened up an outdoor skating rink in Southeast San Diego. Get your skates, make an online reservation as the rink tends to book up. They even have night sessions that include a DJ and theme events!

Remember to stay safe and wear your masks. Let us know in the comments if these were helpful recommendations for your Valentine’s date or if you have any other suggestions for outdoor date ideas in San Diego.