Date Night in Madison County

June 16, 2022

Looking to do something fun with your special someone? Everyone needs a date night every once in a while, what better way than to have an evening out in beautiful Madison County, NC. These summer nights are perfect for getting out and enjoying yourself.

Just 20 minutes north of Asheville, Madison County has a number of frequent events and activities that are perfect for a date night or night out with friends and family. Take a look at our list of suggestions below of great date night ideas in Madison County this summer.

Team Trivia

There’s fun to be had, drinks to be drank, questions to be answered and prizes to be won at one of the weekly trivia nights in Madison County! Rally up your crew and head to one of the weekly venues hosting this friendly competition. Each trivia has their own specific format and prizes, be sure to check out the venue website for more info.

Take a look at our monthly calendar to see where and when Trivia nights are being held!

Calendar of events and Trivia

Romantic evening hikes

Summer is the best time to get out and enjoy the mountains. As things cool down in the late afternoon, maybe turning the heat back up watching a romantic sunset is just what you’re looking for with your special someone.

Madison County has an excellent selection of hikes that would be perfect for a relaxed, romantic evening in nature including Max Patch, the Laurel River Trail, Lover’s Leap and the Bailey Mountain Preserve.

Check out our full list of hikes in Madison County, NC

Attend First Fridays or Third Thursdays

Check out our calendar and plan your next trip to Madison County and enjoy an evening of fun at either First Fridays in Mars Hill or Third Thursdays in Marshall! These monthly events are fun for the whole family. Businesses stay open late, there are special activities to enjoy, live music and you may even see the Bailey Mountain Cloggers performing in the streets!

Be sure to keep an eye on our calendar below and plan your next visit!

Madison County calendar of events

Listen to live music

How about a relaxing date night dinner with some live music to top it off? After dinner you can find live music nearly every night in Madison County. From live bluegrass, acoustic singer-songwriters, jazz, rock bands and everything else you’ll be able to find it at one of several live music venues located throughout the county.

Live music in Madison County