Romantic Date Ideas in Des Moines

Romantic Date Ideas in Des MoinesThere's romance in the air in Des Moines, from ballroom dancing to awarding winning Broadway plays. Daytime or anytime, Des Moines' historic ambiance and Midwestern charm set the mood for memorable romantic rendezvous throughout the city. Enjoy our handpicked list of the best date ideas the city has to offer.

Sahar’s
Book a romantic getaway at Sahar's and get the spa treatment. Indulge in a couples Wine and Rose Spa Treatment offering a full body scrub with grape seeds from California's Napa Valley Wine Region, rose bath salt soak, full-body massage, European facial and spa manicure and pedicure. Romance relaxes here.

Address: 4100 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266 - MAP
Phone: (515) 225-7952
Web: www.sahars.com

Café di Scala
Get a taste of Italy on a romantic date at the Café di Scala, located in a century-old Victorian Mansion, just moments from downtown in the Historic Sherman Hill Neighborhood. Couples dine on fresh, handmade pastas and drink award winning wines in an atmosphere inspired by the tiny Italian village, Scala Coeli in Southern Calabria, Italy.

Address: 644 18th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314 - MAP
Phone: (515) 244-1353
Web: www.cafediscala.com

Z Balloon Adventures
Love soars over Des Moines at Z Balloon Adventures. Float aloft on a magical hot-air balloon ride, enjoying a flight that offers breathtaking views close enough to see the city, yet far away and above the countryside. Enjoy spending time with your sweetheart while love takes on a flying leap!

Address: 1333 East 26th Ct., Des Moines, IA 50317 - MAP
Phone: (515) 265-2402
Web: www.zballoon.com

Des Moines Metro Opera
Go to the opera for the quintessential romantic night. Fall in love all over again at the Des Moines Metro Opera. Enjoy the sweeping sounds of the Des Moines Metro Opera Orchestra and the 40 member Des Moines Metro Opera Chorus performing to classic opera tales such as Don Pasquale and Dialogues of the Carmelites.

Address: 106 West Boston Avenue, Indianola, IA 50125 - MAP
Phone: (515) 961-6221
Web: www.desmoinesmetroopera.org

Des Moines Ballroom
Sweethearts will be "Dancing with the Stars" after a romantic date at the Des Moines Ballroom. Treat yourself to a fun and exciting Salsa Des Moines or Step into Swing dance class taught by professional ballroom dance instructors. Enjoy being the couple that lights up the dance floor.

Address: 2745 Douglas Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 - MAP
Phone: (515) 277-3545
Web: www.desmoinesballroom.com

Des Moines Playhouse
Holding hands is the perfect old fashioned romantic connection at Des Moines Playhouse. Steal a night out together to watch awarding winning Broadway productions like The Producers and The Sound of Music at the sixth oldest and second largest theatrical playhouses in the United States.

Address: 831 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50312 - MAP
Phone: (515) 277-6261
Web: www.dmplayhouse.com