Cuffing Season Is Underway: 7 Best Dates to Go on This November in NYC

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The most wonderful time of year is quickly approaching and if you ask us, this time of year is also the most romantic. 

*has a panic attack*

Dating in New York City can be hard, but you should never feel that there is nothing to do on date night. 

Uh hello? You're in NYC, there is always something to do.

The parkas are taken out of the closet, the hot chocolate is flowing, it's Friday night and you've got a hot date. What are you going to do?

We want to make this time of year as painless as possible, so we are supplying you with the best date ideas for the month of November.

1. Walking Tour of Eataly (November 9th)

gustavoduque Conhecendo/amando Eataly #Eataly #SaoPaulo

Take a tour of the coolest (and probably best smelling) market in New York City. Eataly, located in the Flatiron District, is a taste of Italy right here in NYC. 


After your walking tour, enjoy a lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants located inside the market.

2. NVR Sleep (November 9th)

rodneyhazard I'm a #dreamer and I dream in full vivid color with my eyes open // #NVRSLEEP Our monthly party returns to @kinfolk90 on Nov 9th // Pull up and vibe out to the west coast sounds 🌴 Free RSVP link in bio // 📸: @iamcesarin

spoiled Creative Director Rodney Hazard is back at it again this month with NVR Sleep – West Coast Connection

What to expect at NVR Sleep: 5 hours of dancing, drinking, and extremely good vibes. Nothing says "break the ice" like dancing till 2 a.m. Don't end the night there, end it here.

3. A Beer + Cheese Tasting (November 10th)

triviatampa Trivia Thursday is on tonight at Pourhouse Channelside at 7:30pm, Peabodys USF at 7:30pm and Mulligan's Pebble Creek at 7:30pm! Free to play and awesome #bar tab prizes to the #winners! #Tampa #trivia #beer #brewery #tampabay #gamenight

Beer and cheese... does it get much better?! It actually does...Beer + cheese + plus your date = perfect evening. 

Located at The Wine Lab in Brooklyn, you and your date will be pleasantly overwhelmed with the knowledge of brewing and the yummy cheese. Reservations are required.

4. Paint & Sip

paintandsipny Had some folks in from Sweden, had a blast painting The River! Great job class! Check out our calendar at for all the others times we have available !!! #uws #westsiderag #byob # acrylicpaint #datenight #picasso #momsnightout #eventspace

"Trust me, you can paint" is their motto and we trust them. Sip the nerves away and let your artwork tell the story. 

Located on West 80th Street, the studio is just one block away from the 1/2/3 trains. Convenient, casual and so much fun.

5. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (November 24th)

celn_v 60 days before 😬😬 #newyork #macys #macysthanksgivingdayparade #thanksgiving #ny #travel #holidays

This year is a big one! The 90th annual parade will take place on no other day than November 24th, and is the perfect way to kickstart your holiday season. 

 To name a few of the balloons that will be making an appearance, there is: Hello Kitty, Spongebob, the Pillsbury Doughboy, Pikachu (obviously...this was the year of Pokemon Go), Paddington Bear, and of course Charlie Brown.

6. Ice Skating at The Standard, High Line

ilonkaleenheer Winter in America ❄️☃ #iscold #newyorknewyork #thestandardicerink #letitsnow

We love this idea and so will you. At The Standard Ice Rink, you're not swarmed by tourists like you would be at other rinks. It's a more intimate experience which is perfect for date night. The rink is open weekdays from 12pm-12am and on weekends, 9 a.m. until 1 a.m. 

Quite the range of hours to fit your schedules. Also available to you is a selection of hot-ciders, a spiked hot toddy and hot chocolate (black & white). YUM.

7. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting (November 30th)

a.naick Rockefeller Christmas tree 🌲⛄️

We started with the classic tourist attraction, but you can't deny that it's classic. If it's a first or second date, you will have the distraction of thousands of people to break that awkward silence...(which should be gone by the second date.) and it's FREE!

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