Date night usually might involve dinner and a movie, but these creative activities will give you a unique date experience. Some of these dates include pottery, painting, glass blowing, blacksmithing, candle making, silversmithing, and jewelry making. If you are looking for the ultimate guide to creative dates in Utah Valley, we’ve got you covered.

painting pottery

1. Color Me Mine - Provo, UT

If your date is more about artistic expression than household cleaning, you may want to consider a date to Color Me Mine. At Color Me Mine, you can paint your own pottery pieces, ceramic mugs, wine glasses, wooden signs and more!

Each item is about $10-$40 and you can paint it any way you want. You can even make a pair of mugs for each of you. Color Me Mine is located at 2710 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604.


candle making

2. The Wick Lab - Provo, UT

If you love candles and creating beautiful things, the Wick Lab is the perfect date night for you and your sweetheart. At this creative boutique, you can create your own blend of soy candles. You can choose between a variety of scents, packing containers, and even color dye for your candles.

You can create a gift for someone special or create a home decoration that you’ll love to look at. This date night experience allows you to create candles that smell amazing and look great in any setting. The Wick Lab is located at 2186 N 900 E, Provo, UT 84606.


journal making

3. The Sundance Art Studio - Sundance, Utah

The Sundance Art Studio is another great place to go for a cheap date in Utah County. Here, you can paint your own picture while enjoying some great conversation with your date. This studio offers a variety of different activities, so you have plenty to choose from: 

The Sundance Art Studio is located at 2255 E Red Hills Circle, Ste A, Sundance, UT 84070.


glass blowing

4. Holdman Studios and Glass Art Institute - Lehi, UT

If you have ever wanted to play with 2,100℉ molten glass, a visit to Holdman Studios and Glass Art Institute is sure to satisfy your glass blowing desires. At this amazing art studio and glass blowing facility, you can try your hand at making glass bowls, sculptures, paperweights and more. You can even take home the glass creations that you make at the studio. The studio is located at 150 South State Street, Suite E Lehi, UT 84043.


iron rose

5. Stone Fox Forge - Orem, UT

For a romantic date night where you can spend time together while creating something useful and beautiful, try a date to Stone Fox Forge. Here, you can learn to forge kitchen knives, hatchets, or even an iron rose. The instructors at this forge are friendly and helpful, and you appreciate the art of blacksmithing in a way that you don’t find much these days. Stone Fox Forge is located at 101 N 400 W, Orem, UT 84057.


kreative kiln

6. The Kreative Kiln - Pleasant Grove, UT

If you love ceramic art and want to create something beautiful, The Kreative Kiln is the perfect date night for you and your significant other. This date night experience allows you to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art using ceramic tiles. You can choose from a variety of designs, glazes, and colors to create something beautiful. This date night experience is perfect for couples who love creating something beautiful together.

You can also make other decorative items, such as candleholders, planters or decorative plates. The Kreative Kiln is located at 9632 S State St, Pleasant Grove, UT 84602.


villa ceramics

7. Villa Ceramics - Orem, UT

At Villa Ceramics, you can make your own pottery pieces and take home a beautiful piece of art. You can choose from many different styles and designs to make a piece that fits with your home décor.

If you want something specific, you can also make your own piece (even if you’re a beginner). This is a great place to go for a date in Utah County that’s sure to be memorable. Villa Ceramics is located at 188 E 800 N, Orem, UT 84057.


gem studio

8. Gem Studio - Provo, UT

If you and your date like jewelry, you may want to visit the Gem Studio in Provo. Here, you can learn how to make your own custom jewelry pieces. You can choose from an array of gems, pearls, beads and stones to create a piece that’s all your own. The Gem Studio is located at 648 W 700 N, Provo, UT 84606.


shop valore

9. Shop Valore - Provo, UT

Another great place to make your own jewelry is Shop Valore. Prices start at $50 and it generally takes about 3 hours to complete the silversmithing jewelry making workshop. Shop Valore is located at 4801 N University Ave Suite #480 Provo UT.


soap factory

10. The Soap Factory - Provo, UT

If you and your significant other love the smell of fresh soap, you’re going to love The Soap Factory! For less than $10 you can make your own handmade soap that smells and looks great. With this cheap date night idea, you can enjoy creating something useful while learning a little in the process.

The Soap Factory also offers other DIY projects such as lip balm, lotion bars and shampoo bars. The Soap Factory is located at 867 W 1700 S, Provo, UT 84606.


pumpkin patch

11. Pumpkin Carving

If Halloween is coming up and fall is on its way, one of the best crafty activities you can do with your date is carve pumpkins! There are several different pumpkin patches and activities around Utah Valley and you can be as creative as you want!

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