Try these fun date ideas in and around Fayetteville NC



Tired of virtual meetings? Prepare to meet that special someone face to face at one of the many perfect hangouts in the Fayetteville area.

There are many places in Cumberland County that function as the perfect meeting points. Here are a few.

Winter Flower Tea

Address: 238 Hay Street


Winterbloom Tea offers freshly brewed tea and tea-based cocktails. This night-time meeting destination offers indoor and outdoor seating. Inside it is dimly lit with comfortable seats. Before the date is over, you can even buy loose tea to brew at home.

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Escape room

Address: 3639 B Sycamore Dairy Road


Test your partner’s intelligence as you work consistently to find your way through an escape room. In the escape room, customers rush to solve clues and puzzles to escape before their time is up. Escape Room Fayetteville is open Thursday through Sunday, but hours vary. Prices are $ 28 Thursday and $ 30 Friday through Sunday.

A couple of women are chatting and having coffee in the outdoor patio of Rude Awakening Cafe on Hay St.

Rude awakening

Address: 227 Hay Street


Rude Awakening, located at 227 Hay St., offers coffee, tea, goodies and freebies. The cafe has seating outside its front doors and a cute little open courtyard with seating and plants.

Selfie world

Address: 435 Westwood Shopping Center


Selfie Wrld, which recently opened a location in Fayetteville, offers a fun hangout spot that will leave you with a bunch of photos you will remember from the evening. Selfie Wrld is a selfie museum that offers a variety of accessories and perfect backdrops. It costs $ 20 to enter; tickets can be purchased on the company’s website.

The Cape Fear Botanical Garden is located at 536 N. Eastern Blvd.

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Address: 536 N. Eastern Blvd.


Cape Fear Botanical Garden is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. It is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. General admission for the garden is $ 10 before taxes or $ 9 before taxes with a military ID. The garden offers lovely views and guests can also take a guided tour and relax on the patio.

Students apply paint to their canvases during a class at Wine & Design on Tuesday March 6, 2018.

Sip and paint

Address: 113, rue Donaldson.


Wine & Design is open seven days a week. Check the calendar to book a sip and paint session. The prices vary.

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Putt putt

Address: 3311 Footbridge Way, Hope Mills


Putt-Putt Fun Center offers plenty of fun activities including Putt-Putt golf, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, and an arcade. It is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. Prices vary depending on the attraction.


Address: 4251 Legion Road, Hope Mills


What could be more romantic than crushing your partner in Ms. Pac-Man? Stop Button Arcade is open Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to midnight, Friday from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m., Saturday from noon to 3 a.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. After 9 p.m., the arcade is reserved for 18 years and over. Entrance to the arcade from Sunday to Thursday is $ 7 (there is a $ 2 discount with a student, government or military card), Friday and Saturday is $ 10 and $ 5 for under 18. Besides the games, the arcade also has a drink menu.

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