5 Hilariously Awesome Date Ideas

January 15, 2020

Charlie Chaplin once said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

We’d like to revise that to say that a date without laughter is indeed a date wasted. But what if you and your date aren’t in the mood for a good ol’ rom com? You, my friends, are in luck.

There are a ton of great live comedy shows near you! And they’ll be sure to leave you both having a great time. Below, we’ve handpicked some of the best.

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    Beacon Hill Crime Tour

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    The swanky, gas-lit streets of Beacon Hill are among the most beautiful in all of Boston, but beneath the neighborhood's genteel veneer lies a sinister past. Join this walking tour to visit the infamous stomping grounds of the Boston Strangler, one of the city's most notorious serial killers, who terrorized its citizens during a gruesome 18 month killing spree. Step back in time to visit the crime scenes and meet the the victims, the madmen, and the detectives who hunted him down -- all while exploring the beautiful streets of Boston's Beacon Hill. Come relive some of the most terrifyingly captivating moments in the city's hidden dark history.
    Beacon Hill Crime Tour

    Park Street Station, Boston

    • Travel back in time to relive the darker moments of Beacon Hill's history
    • Visit significant locations from the Boston Strangler's infamous killing spree on a guided walk
    • Hear stories from your guide about the pursuit and eventual capture of this crazy killer
    • See the homes of various Strangler victims, and the jail where he would eventually end up
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    Sunset Sail

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    The maritime world of Boston has many great stories to offer, and on this classic sail through the Boston Harbor, as the Sun dips below the horizon, you'll get to see and hear it all. Experience the sights of the Boston Fish Pier, The Moakley Federal Courthouse at Fan Pier, Castle Island, the Donald McKay monument, the Charleston Navy Yard, and much more, on a sail aboard the Adirondack III, a classic 80 foot pilot schooner. Experience Boston like never before, on a schooner, a drink in hand, and a knowledgeable captain and crew to ask about all the stories behind some of Boston's most unforgettable sights.
    Sunset Sail

    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • Enjoy the historic scenery of the Boston Harbor aboard a classic 80 foot pilot schooner
    • Experience a beautiful Boston Harbor sunset on the water
    • Ask your knowledgeable staff and crew anything you'd like to know about the sights
    • Enjoy the ride, see the sights and have a drink onboard
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    28 positive reviews
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    Codzilla: Thrill Boat Ride

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    Codzilla has arrived. And Boston Harbor will never be the same. Now there are more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip across the ocean at up to 40 miles per an hour. But don't worry. A ride on Codzilla is as entertaining as it is thrilling. The wind roars. The music blares. And the waves will splash as the crew recounts the legendary tale of how Codzilla came to Boston. This wet and wild ride is 40 minutes of full blast, sensational fun for the entire family.
    Codzilla: Thrill Boat Ride

    Long Wharf, Boston

    • Move through the water at up to 40 miles an hour on a thrilling and entertaining boat ride
    • Enjoy the thrills and laughs while out on Boston Harbor aboard a ship named Codzilla
    • Experience what it's like to ride on a 2800 horsepower vessel for 40 full minutes
    • Prepare for a wet ride that mixes relaxation and enjoyment
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    5 positive reviews
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    Brunch Cruise

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    Admire the unforgettable sights of Boston on board this breathtaking climate controlled yacht. This cruise offers the most unique brunch setting on Boston's famous harbor. Relax and be captivated by the city skyline while enjoying a delectable buffet brunch menu. Your cruise experience begins as you board the luxury yacht at Rowes Wharf. After a quick stop for a commemorative boarding photo, one of the hosts will greet you and escort you to your private table. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne or tour the ship's three climate controlled decks. A great way to start your day is by watching the boat castoff from one of the observation decks. Bring your appetite when you return to your private table, the Executive Chef and galley staff present you with an imaginative buffet of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts that is sure to please any number of tastes. Enjoy live entertainment while boarding and dance to music from the DJ on board. Return, 2 hours later. Relaxed. Refreshed. As you depart, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase. Cruise Route: Departing from Rowes Wharf, it cruises along Historic Boston Harbor from Castle Island to George's Island, then east to the Boston Light on Little Brewster Island, and back north to Charlestown Naval Yard before returning to the Wharf. Cruise Route may vary depending on weather.
    Brunch Cruise

    200 Seaport Blvd, Boston

    • Hop aboard a luxury yacht at Rowes Wharf for a relaxing brunch out on the water
    • Sip champagne and explore three climate-controlled decks while on board
    • Dance to a live DJ and have fun with the sights and entertainment to go along with your meal
    • Return to land relaxed and refreshed
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    Glassblowing Workshop

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    Does your life need a bit more heat and creativity? Of course it does. Get your creative start now by working with molten glass, an ancient process still used today. During this one-hour workshop, you'll make a pumpkin, paperweight, or an ornament. Pick your favorite colors and a professional instructor will help you do the rest. You will have something of your own making to take home! You craftsy creator, you!
    Glassblowing Workshop

    416 Lenox St, Norwood

    • Work with molten glass to create a pumpkin, paperweight, or ornament
    • Color your glass-blown piece of art
    • Express your creativity through the ancient process of glass blowing
    • Enjoy meeting other craftsmen in the making!
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    27 positive reviews
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    Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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    See Boston's waterfront sights from the deck of a luxury sunset dinner cruise. Enjoy a fabulous fine-dining buffet with a carving station and hit the dance floor while one of Boston's top DJs spins your favorite songs. Join the sunset party on the ship's exterior deck for the biggest patio party in Boston! This two-hour Boston sunset dinner cruise is a fun and unique way to see some of Boston's famous attractions, as you start a night out on the town. Purchase a cocktail on board and watch as the sun sinks below the horizon. You'll see breathtaking nighttime views of Boston sights like the Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution (known as "Old Ironsides") and the site of the Boston Tea Party.

    Get in line for a decadent all-you-can-eat buffet, complete with a carving station. While enjoying your dinner in the elegant setting of the ship's dining room, you'll be entertained by the colorful characters of the ship's cabaret. After dinner, the DJ turns up the heat with the sounds of your favorite songs. Show your moves off on the dance floor, or take a romantic stroll with that special someone around the ship's decks.

    The dance party continues all the way across the harbor, as you take in the sparkling views of the Boston skyline.
    Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

    200 Seaport Blvd, Boston

    • Immerse yourself in Boston's waterfront sights with a two hour dinner cruise
    • Enjoy live entertainment and a buffet for fine dining and dancing on the ship's exterior deck
    • Take in beautiful views of the skyline, Bunker HIll Monument, and USS Constitution
    • Purchase a cocktail on board and watch as the sun sinks below the horizon
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    6 positive reviews
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    Intro Tutorial to Archery

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    Think you can be an archer, but still haven't really learned the basics? This class will cover the important components that will have you flawlessly handling a bow and nailing targets in no time. The proper techniques of aiming, handling bows and strings, and shooting arrows will be taught to you so you can gain a full understanding of what goes into a great shot. You will get to practice in an indoor range where all proper safety precautions have been made so that you can effectively practice, learn, and perfect your skills with ease. Come learn what it's like to fire a bow!
    Intro Tutorial to Archery

    288 Plymouth Ave, Fall River

    • Enjoy an intro tutorial to archery aimed at teaching beginners without any experience
    • Perfect your aiming technique, uncover how to handle a bow, and shoot plenty of arrows
    • Learn the tips and tricks that will help you hit your target with ease and mastery
    • End the day feeling like you've taken a full step towards becoming an archer
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    7 positive reviews
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