Get locked up together in an Escape Room
In the film Speed, Sandra Bullock’s character said: “Relationships that start under intense circumstances, they never last.” While that statement is debatable, you and your date can play out your own Speed scenario by being locked together in a room for an hour and having to problem-solve your way out of it.
Bring your own blanket and prepare to cozy up; this year, free movies offered throughout the city include Peter Rabbit, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Coco, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Paddington 2, and A Wrinkle in Time. Sure, they’re mostly kids movies, but isn’t the movie just an excuse to get close to one another anyway?
Art is everywhere in Pittsburgh, from murals in Garfield to installations in Market Square; explore all of it with self-guided tours you and your date can take together, or with more structured tours that feature a knowledgeable guide, like taking it to the river with the North Shore Public Art Kayak tour.