Romance isn’t limited to one day of the year or reserved just for special occasions. If you and your significant other are stuck in a rut or want to try something new, check out these date night destinations in South East San Antonio that are close to our Houston Street apartments.

Dinner and a Movie: Majestic Theatre San Antonio

Where: 226 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Distance from The Place at Houston Street: 3.8 miles

What: You can see just about any type of show at the Majestic Theatre. Whether you and your date are into classical music, opera, rock n roll, musicals, or comedy, you can find a show that suits your style. Try something different to spice up your conversations and enjoy a new experience together.

Music and Dancing: Jazz TX

Where: 312 Pearl Parkway, San Antonio, Texas 78215

Distance from The Place at Houston Street: 4.5 miles

What: Go out for a classy night of dinner, cocktails, and dancing at Jazz TX. Here you can find delicious South Texas dishes, such as brisket tacos and pickled okra, as well as a long list of wine, bourbon, scotch, gin, tequila, and other liqueurs. There are two acts every Tuesday through Saturday (a happy hour act starting at 5:00 p.m. and a main act starting at 8:00 p.m.) that let you dance the night away to South Texas jazz, blues, big band, Texas swing, salsa, conjunto, and Americana.

Healthy and Delicious: The Pearl Farmer’s Market

Where: 306 Pearl Parkway, San Antonio, Texas 78215

Distance from The Place at Houston Street: 4.5 miles

What: If you’re looking for something to do on a Saturday or Sunday, grab your date and head out to the Pearl Farmer’s Market, located in front of the historic brewery. Pick up fresh produce, dairy, honey, salsa, or gourmet candies from one of the 40 local vendors and then head back home to make a fresh, healthy, and delicious meal together. You and your date will have a great time exploring the vendor booths and then getting creative in the kitchen together.

Active and Outdoors: San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Where: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, Texas 78209

Distance from The Place at Houston Street: 6.2

What: Get outside and enjoy the nice San Antonio weather and scenery at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. You can spend the day hand-in-hand with your date taking in the 38 acres of gardens. This is a great place to talk, learn more about each other, and still have some activity in the sunshine.

Classic and Romantic: Tower of the Americas

Where: 739 East César E. Chávez Boulevard, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Distance from The Place at Houston Street: 6.9 miles

What: If you want to treat your loved one to a truly romantic date, plan a night at the Tower of the Americas. Enjoy a gourmet dinner of fish, prime rib, and a chocolatey dessert from Chart House while overlooking the Alamo City from 750 feet in the air. When you’re done with your meal, head out to the observation deck to see breathtaking views of the city. What could be more romantic than dinner with a view?

Don’t get in a date night rut. Explore the Alamo City and find something new to do with the one you love. If you have any great date night ideas, leave us a comment below!

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