Six Spring Date Night Ideas at Farmington Station Park

Station Park is one of our favorite places to go for date night all year round. We love the atmosphere and being able to stay in one place for our entire date night. There are lots of great places to eat and play at Station Park, no matter the time of year! This year I want to share ideas for your date nights at Station Park for each of the four seasons. Below you’ll find a few ideas for spring fun!

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Spring Date Night Ideas at Station Park in Farmington

Have a Picnic on the Green Space by the Fountains

I love sitting by the fountains during the warmer months, watching kids run around and families spend time together. Grab food from one of your favorite restaurants in the area and lay out a picnic on the “grass” between the fountains and the movie theater. Waffled, Madbrook Donuts and Farmington Franks are all great picnic food options around the fountains.

Oil and Vinegar Tasting at Redstone Olive Oil

If you’ve never visited Redstone Olive Oil, you’re missing out on a fun experiences! Redstone has a wide variety of olive oils and balsamic vinegar in their store. They allow you to create a combination and taste it before buying. They also sometimes host fun chocolate fountain events and if you follow them on social media you’ll find out when those are. On the back wall of the store you’ll find fresh and healthy recipes that you can purchase to take home and make with your new oils and vinegar.

Grab the Date Night Deal at Dough Co.

Dough Co. just opened at Station Park, over in the same building as Blaze Pizza, on the west side of the parking lot. Every Thursday you can get a large, shareable half baked for the price of an individual. It’s a great deal for a mid-week date!

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Try Out a New Restaurant

There are so many new restaurants that have opened at Station Park in the last few months and even more coming soon! Whether you’re looking for something quick and budget friendly or want to splurge for your date night, you’ll find a variety of cuisine to enjoy! Visit Station Park’s website for a list of all of their dining options.

Make it a Mid-Week Morning Date

Have you ever been to Station Park on a weekday morning? I stopped by last year to grab a treat and it was quiet and a great place to relax. Stop by Waffled for one of their stuffed breakfast waffles or grab a drink from Fiiz, then sit at one of the tables around the fountains and enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful spring weather.

Stroll Around the Mall While Enjoying a Pretzel

On the block north of Fountain Square, there’s a Pretzelmaker. Stop by for a sweet or salty treat and your favorite cold drink. Rather than sitting to eat, enjoy your snack on the go. Wander around the mall, peeking in windows and making note of places that you want to be sure to visit in the future.

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Station Park has a lot of great places to eat and play for date night. These are just a few of our favorites that would make a great date for the current season. We’ll continue to share more activities and ideas every season throughout the year! Let us know if you try any of the dates on this list and how you like it!

Five Winter Date Ideas to Enjoy at Station Park

Station Park is one of our favorite places to go for date night all year round. We love the atmosphere and being able to stay in one place for our entire date night. There are lots of great places to eat and play at Station Park, no matter the time of year! This year I want to share ideas for your date nights at Station Park for each of the four seasons. Below you’ll find a few ideas for winter fun! These are all things that we hope to do between now and the end of March when (fingers crossed) we see spring!

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Winter Date Night Ideas at Station Park in Farmington

Ice Skating by the Fountains

Station Park has a fun little skating rink that’s open until early February and it’s a perfect activity for date night! Two hour skate rental is $6 for adults and if you pay with your America First Credit Union credit card or debit card, you can get half off that price.

Late Night Movie at Cinemark

Cuddling up at the movies is a great way to beat the cold weather. Cinemark recently upgraded all of their seating to luxury recliners, and it’s honestly more cozy than the couches we have at home. If you can get away on a weeknight, $5 Tuesdays is a great deal for a movie night. Grab popcorn, a drink and some concessions and cozy up together to watch one of the great movies that are out! We love bringing our own blankets to make our date a little more cozy.

Dessert at Last Course

Last Course has become one of my favorite places in the area for date night, girl’s night out and just when I need a little treat. They have a great core menu, delicious ice cream flavors and fun desserts and scoops on their creations menu that changes each month. I love the atmosphere at Last Course and it’s perfect for date night! We love adding it onto the end of our evening or making it the core activity of our date.

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Dinner, Dessert or a Snack at Waffled

One of our favorite restaurants recently moved to the Eats & Treats building just east of the fountains at Station Park, and although we’re sad that it’s not by Smith’s still, closer to our house, it adds perfectly to one of our favorite date night locations. Waffled has savory stuffed waffles with soup that make a great meal, stuffed breakfast waffles and sweet waffles liege waffles that make a great treat. You can hang out inside where it’s warm or take your waffle out by the fountains under one of the heaters.

Grab a Bath Bomb from Lush

After we grab dinner at one of our favorite restaurants at Station Park, we like to wander the mall and window shop. One of our favorite stores to stop by is Lush. We love their bath bombs and find that they make a great addition to our date night. We spend some time browsing their many options, smelling them all, and then we pick one out and take it home. After the babysitter is gone, we climb into a warm bath and watch a movie together.

Drink Hot Chocolate by the Fountains

Winter is the perfect time for hot chocolate, and Station Park’s fountains have heaters around them. I love being able to enjoy the fountain shows and the music without getting too cold. We enjoyed this as part of our date night last winter and it was perfect for a warm cup of hot chocolate and some quality conversation.

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Station Park has a lot of great places to eat and play for date night. These are just a few of our favorites that would make a great date for the current season. We’ll continue to share more activities and ideas every season throughout the year! Let us know if you try any of the dates on this list and how you like it!

9 Ways to Celebrate the New Year in Davis County

We usually keep our New Year's Eve celebrations low key and stay home because we have young kids and don't want to take our babysitters away from the fun activities that they have planned. I have grand ideas for fun in future years and even a few overnight getaways as a couple and as a family. This year, we're hoping to do a couple of the things on this list, as our kids allow. For those of you who are looking for date night fun this weekend, we've compiled a list of almost 10 different things going on in the area that sound like a great way to celebrate everything you've accomplished in 2018 and look forward to 2019.

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Davis County New Year's Celebrations

Check Out the Remaining Holiday Lights

If you didn't get a chance to visit your favorite holiday light displays amidst the chaos of Christmas, I have good news for you! Most of the lights remain on through January 1st. You could create a new tradition and hit them all on New Year's Eve or the weekend of New Year's. Click here for a great list of light displays here in Davis County.

Ice Skate Outside at Station Park

There's something so romantic about an outdoor ice rink and Station Park has the perfect one! Go skating then cozy up under one of the heaters and enjoy the fountain shows. Stop by one of the delicious restaurants at Station Park for dinner or dessert or grab takeout and enjoy a quiet and romantic dinner at home. If you pay with an America First card, you get your skate rental for half price. Click here for one of our favorite date night restaurants at Station Park

Boondocks New Year’s Eve Celebration

From 6pm on New Year’s Eve to 1am on New Year’s Day, enjoy unlimited access to bowling, laser tag, XD dark ride XD Theater, Rollerball, Miniature Golf, and Go-Karts. You’ll also enjoy $5 arcade play and an all you can eat buffet served from 6pm-10pm. You will receive free noise makers and hats to participate in the midnight balloon drop and toast. Adult entrance is $24.95 per person.

Station Park Ice Rink

Grab Some Donuts

After a late night of partying, the last thing I want to do is cook breakfast, but I always want a celebratory meal first thing on New Year's Day. Donuts and chocolate milk are always the answer when I'm looking for an quick and delicious celebratory breakfast. Click here for some of the best donut spots in Davis County.

Christmas Bird Count at Antelope Island

This year marks the 119th annual bird count, the nation's longest running citizen science bird project. Take an easy hike in the park on Antelope Island to help identify birds and compile vial data. The hike will take place at 8:00 am on New Year's Day and will be an all day trip. Bring water and lunch and dress warm for the weather. You don't need any experience with bird-watching!

New Year's Celebrations at Antelope Island

First Day Hike at Antelope Island

If you're an avid hiker or just looking for ways to be more active and get outdoors in 2019, this is the event for you! A park naturalist will guide the 2.5 mile hike. You will get to enjoy a view of the Great Salt Lake and the beauty of Antelope Island while learning all about the area. There will be two different events this year, both start at 10am. The first hike will begin at the Buffalo Point trailhead and will be approximately one mile total. The second hike will be a six mile loop starting at the Lakeside trailhead in White Rock Bay.

Worth the Trip

Elk Viewing and Wagon Ride at Hardware Ranch

For a small fee, you can take a wagon ride and view the elk up close and personal. This is a fun activity for the family or a date. Rides are $5 for adults (9 and older) and $3 for children (4 through 8), kids 3 and younger ride for free. On your way home, we recommend a stop in Perry to eat at Maddox Ranch House, their rolls are amazing!

Top Golf

We enjoyed our brunch date to Top Golf this year and are really looking forward to more dates in the future. This year they're putting together an unforgettable midnight celebration with golf and delicious food leading up to it. The New Year’s Eve package includes unlimited game play from 9pm to 1am for up to six guests, midnight fireworks and party favors to ring in the new year. Book your bay soon if you’re hoping to be there!

Spend the Day in Midway

With the gross inversion that we get here in the Salt Lake Valley, it can be nice to escape to the mountains for a day or two. We love heading to Midway because there are lots of great things to do and cozy places to stay if we decide we aren't ready to come home yet. The Midway Ice Castles are gorgeous during the day or at night, Soldier Hollow has the longest tubing lanes in Utah with a lift service to tow you back up the hill, The Crater at Homestead Resort offers a warm escape from the snow, and Wildfire Smokehaus at Zermatt Resort is one of our very favorite places to eat.  All of the activities are open during the day and at night and are fantastic experiences! Make a day of it or ring in the new year and celebrate with an overnight stay.

Midway Ice Castles

Whatever you do to ring in the New Year, make time for date night and each other! Sit down together and set some goals for date night in the new year and don't forget to make plans for the other things that you'd like to accomplish. Oh, and be sure to grab your New Year's kiss ;)

Last Course - Farmington's New Dessert Destination

A couple of months ago, I was introduced to Last Course through some friends on Instagram. I heard soon after that they were going to be opening a store at Farmington Station Park and I've watched their Instagram feed with anticipation of that store opening so I could finally test them out. We were really excited to get away for a short dessert date the other night and can't wait to go back and try even more options from their menu. I can guarantee this will be a very frequented destination for date night, girl's night out and just because I need a sweet treat.

Where: Farmington Station Park (located south east of the fountains, just a few stores east of Johnny Rockets)
Cost: average of $8 per dessert

Last Course - Farmington Station Park

Last Course is the perfect stop for date night! We walked in around 9:30pm and it was obvious that 90% of the people there were doing the same thing we were. Some of them were out with a group and others were there for a little alone time, but we all had that "date night vibe" in common. The atmosphere is fun, the staff is friendly and the desserts look pretty and taste delicious.

There were so many things on the menu that looked yummy to me. I was tempted by a few of the ice cream flavors and really wanted to get the Glamping S'mores. My final decision was a dessert that I've been eyeing for months, the German Chocolate Cake. It's served under a smooth dome of dark chocolate with a warm cup of caramel sauce on the side. I was given good instructions for how to melt the chocolate dome using the sauce and a few other couples in line were interested in watching the show. The dome of chocolate melted to reveal chunks of German Chocolate Cake and toasted coconut. It was just as delicious as it looked!

Last Course German Chocolate Cake
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While we were in line, I sampled the Smoked Maple Bacon ice cream and it blew me away. There are decent sized chunks of real bacon scattered throughout the ice cream and the maple flavor wasn't too overwhelming. It was the perfect combination and I'd be all over a scoop of that in a waffle bowl the next time I'm there.

My husband ordered the Peanut Butter Pie. I loved the presentation of this dessert, served in a circular shape, rather than the wedge you think of when you hear the word pie. It was a graham and peanut butter crust topped with a peanut butter mousse and brownie crackers. He compared it to eating whipped peanut butter cup filling. I stole a bite and thought it tasted really yummy!

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I really want to try the Glamping S'mores, Tortachunga, Chocolate Stack, Foster's Banana Taco and one of their many unique flavors of ice cream. My husband said he wants to try the Praline Peach Cobbler from the monthly menu for September and I'm intrigued by the Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake that's on that same menu. The Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Ice Cream has been calling my name as well. We obviously have plenty more excuses to go back, as soon as the next couple of weeks before the monthly creations go away.

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You can make a date out of just a visit to Last Course or you could combine it with a relaxing chat around the fountains. If you want to make a night of it, try one of our favorite restaurants at Station Park, take in the live entertainment around the fountain, do some window shopping and see what all Station Park has to offer, then end your night with a treat from Last Course.

Have you been to Last Course yet? What's your favorite thing on the menu?

Farmington's newest dessert date destination - Last Course at Farmington Station Park in Davis County

Where to Celebrate International Sushi Day in Davis County

International Sushi Day is this coming Monday, June 18th and I wanted to give you enough notice that you could celebrate with a date night over the weekend if you want. Like most random holidays, there is a real purpose behind . The purpose of this holiday is to raise awareness about the truths and fiction surrounding sushi.

Location: Restaurants around Davis County
Cost: Varies - see price range by restaurant below

Confession: I've never been a huge sushi fan, but the truth is, I've only tasted it once and it was years ago. I made it a goal to try it again last year and couldn't do it. So if you have suggestions for what type of sushi we should try first, please send them my way!

International Sushi Day

Where to Find Good Sushi in Davis County

Mikkado - Bountiful (255 N 500 W) - $8-$15 per roll: 16 different sushi roll options as well as a variety of Tepanyaki options for those non-sushi eaters in your group. For a special occasion, try the 5 Course Dinner for Two ($68)

Fuji Sushi - Centerville (330 N Marketplace Dr) - $3.50-$14.50 per roll: Dine in or pickup. Fuji Sushi is an Asian restaurant known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and use of high quality fresh ingredients.

Sushi Monster - Farmington (935 W 100 N) - $11-$30: No menus are provided online for this restaurant, so I'm going to have to go here in person. The reviews and posts on social media mention great deals on sushi rolls and delicious food.

Davis County Sushi locations

Tony's Grill and Sushi Bar - Layton (22 N Main Street) - $4.50-$11 per roll: A wide variety of sushi and endless sushi rolls.

Osaka Sushi and Isakaya - Layton (918 Heritage Park Blvd) - $4.00-$15 per roll: So many different options for sushi and Japanese cuisine. Check out their menu on Facebook to see what all they have to offer.

Sushi Ya - Clearfield (1246 Legend Hills Dr) - $4.50-$13 per roll: All you can eat for $14.95 per person, select from sushi sections A&B.

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At Home - Smith's Near You - Smith's has a sushi-to-go counter in their stores that I've heard is pretty good. If you have had experience with their sushi before, please leave your thoughts in the comments below for others to refer to.

'Where do you like to go for sushi in Davis County?

The best places to get sushi in Davis County, UT