Sit back and let your imagination take you to the canals of Venice, where you will be serenaded by your gondolier, Goffredo, as you are transported by Old World Gondoliers into the romantic atmosphere of old Italy. Experience the beauty, mystique, and charm of downtown Indianapolis with spectacular canal views.
Get Some Fresh Air
One of the Top 10 Locations for Marriage Proposals, as noted by USA Today, is located right in Indy: the famous LOVE sculpture on the grounds at Indianapolis Museum of Art. Designed by Hoosier artist Robert Indiana, the LOVE sculpture is the most recognized piece of art in the world and the perfect setting for an afternoon picnic.
Indulge in a Courtyard Dinner for Two
With one of the most intimate outdoor courtyards, couples of all ages flock to Bluebeard for the atmosphere and ambiance. We recommend their ever-popular cheese board with Amelia's Bread.
Consider this a trust course, as you swing through the treetops at Eagle Creek Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the country. Eagle Creek is home to Go Ape!, the first tree top adventure course in the Midwest. This course isn’t just zip lines – numerous adventures await, from rope ladders to 39 different crossings such as the Log Balance, Flying Carpet, and more.
Originally built in 1928 as a motion picture house, Fountain Square Theatre is home to Friday night swing dancing every other week. Dust off that fedora and spend your evening in this beautiful, Italian garden-inspired theatre with live big band tunes and your favorite dancing partner.
Channel your inner T.C. Steele as you and your partner enjoy a “no experience necessary” pop-up art class at the Indianapolis Art Center. These two-hour art adventure classes range from painting to sculpture to woodworking. Wine and appetizers are served.
Energize your relationship with a couple’s massage amidst the glamour of Indy’s historic Circle Tower, an Art Deco masterpiece on Monument Circle. Originally opened as a barbershop in 1929, Studio 2000 is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.
Voted one of the Top 50 Most Romantic Restaurants in the Nation by OpenTable, the Eagle’s Nest is a popular choice for celebrations. Guests will enjoy fine dining with a view from the 20th floor of the Hyatt Regency hotel. The city’s only revolving restaurant, Eagle’s Nest offers a complete menu from steaks to seafood in a swanky setting.
Go on an Action Adventure
Ok – so maybe you need the bumpers, but that shouldn't stop you from having an incredible time at the Midwest's only Duckpin Bowling Ally in Fountain Square Theatre Building.
Before dinner, pop into New Day Meadery, an ultra trendy Fountain Square tasting room, for a $5 sampling of craft meads and hard ciders. Pick six samples and start sipping with this perfect start to any night on the town.