Looking for a romantic way to spend the day with your sweetheart, or the perfect place for a first date? We’ve got a quick list for you with some stellar ideas for sparking a little romance, from taking in the arts, catching a show, or walking hand-in-hand on the beach, to relaxing over a fine meal. Find some inspiration here, and go forth and make some inspiration of your own.

Edmonds is the place to be if you and your sweetheart enjoy arts and culture. From performing arts to the visual arts, there is a bevy of opportunity. Begin with the Edmonds Center for the Arts, a 700-seat auditorium that attracts international acts. The Historic Edmonds Theater is a great place to catch a movie, and our local theater groups put on plays year round. Visit our Arts and Culture page to learn more. If its visual arts that you desire, there are a number of galleries, a Third Thursday Art Walk, and the Cascadia Art Museum.

Love the outdoors? Take a Segway tour or stretch the legs. The waterfront includes over 1,000 feet of accessible beach, an underwater dive park, waterfront walkways, a fishing pier, and is home to the Puget Sound Express Whale Watching Tours. Edmonds also has a number of other parks with woodland walks, wetland bird watching, water features and more. Visit our Outdoors page for more information.

Love good food and drink. So do we! And that makes us glad we’re in Edmonds. From the International District’s ethnic variety, to the seafood on the waterfront, there are a ridiculous number of excellent options. We’ve got a pretty thorough listing here, and a few suggestions for a romantic dinner date, or top bars to visit.

We hope you’ll find plenty to pique your interest and spark your love life in Edmonds. Let us know if you have more suggestions for romance here.