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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    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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    Art of Mixology

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    This comprehensive Art of Mixology course won't teach you to memorize drink recipes; it will rather focus on learning and understanding the essential skills behind making any alcoholic drink of your dreams -- even frozen drinks, cocktails, daiquiris, and layered shots! You'll learn the bar setup, how to distinguish between different alcohols and mixers, and how to use all the necessary bar equipment. Once you've mastered these skills, you will be equipped to make any drink imaginable! Memorization will come with time and "practice" that will surely make you the life of every party.
    Art of Mixology

    45 Quincy St, Cambridge

    • Begin to understand the essential skills behind bartending during this mixology class
    • Learn how to make beverages ranging from classic frozen drinks to layered shots
    • Practice using bar equipment, pouring, and distinguishing between alcohols
    • Receive a Harvard's "Art of Mixology" certificate after completing the course as veritable proof of your training
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    4 positive reviews
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    The Dinner Detective

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    Colonel Mustard, in the billiards room, with the revolver? Come experience the largest Interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show in the United States! During this show, voted Best Dinner Show in Los Angeles and Denver for 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, you will become part of a cast of professional actors and guests like yourself trying to solve a murder case that took place that very night. The catch? You don't get to know who is who. Is that friendly family from Wyoming really a group of improv actors there to lead you astray, or are they on your side trying to catch the killer? Did the butler really do it? Become part of intriguing scenarios, challenging mysteries and true-to-life dialogue from the moment you walk through the doors to ensure a night you'll never forget! Oh, and don't forget about your included chicken, fish, or vegetarian dinner! Yum! Note: This show includes dinner. Please specify either chicken, steak, or vegetarian as your dinner choice in the "Special Requests" section when placing your booking. If you are planning on joining a group that has already purchased tickets, please include your party's name in the "Special Requests" box as well.
    The Dinner Detective

    30 Washington St, Somerville

    • Experience the largest Interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show in the United States
    • Try to discern between fellow detectives and professional actors trying to lead you astray
    • Use your cunning and wits to explore intriguing scenarios and successfully solve the crime
    • Transport into another world as you enjoy a delicious chicken, fish, or vegetarian dinner
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    11 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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    1 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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