153 Fun Hobbies to Do with Your Spouse on the Weekend

Discover the ultimate list of 153 incredibly fun and exciting hobbies to do with your spouse on those precious weekends! From adventurous outdoor activities to cozy indoor pastimes, this blog post is your go-to guide for creating unforgettable moments together.

My husband Josh and I have been together for 12 years (married for 8). We’ve tried so many hobbies together over the years. Spending time together while doing a shared activity has really helped us bond.

And now that we have 2 kids, having that connection is more important that ever!

Why is it important to take up a new hobby together?

Taking up a new hobby together as a couple can be an exhilarating experience that not only brings you closer but also opens up a whole new world of possibilities.

For example, there are some really engaging outdoor hobbies for couples. They allow you to immerse yourselves in the beauty of nature while creating lasting memories. These adventurous pursuits instill a sense of shared excitement and bond you in ways you never thought possible.

There are also hobbies for couples that make money, adding another layer of fulfillment and purpose to your relationship. They allow you to:

  • Pursue your passions together
  • Provide a chance to cultivate teamwork
  • Help you work on your problem-solving abilities
  • Navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship side by side

In the process, you’ll not only create a sustainable income stream but also strengthen the foundation of your relationship and build a future together.

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What hobbies can you and your partner do together?

There are so many hobbies you can take up with your partner! Since there are so many in this list, I’ve sectioned them into categories below.

Don’t try to take on too many. Try out a few and see which ones work the best. Which ones help you bond?

You might find that only one of you ends up enjoying a new hobby. And that’s ok! Don’t put too much pressure on any one hobby. The whole point is to spend time together.

What are winter couple hobbies?

Embracing the chilly weather and the cozy indoor settings, these hobbies offer plenty of opportunities for bonding and excitement. Winter couple hobbies are the perfect way to create warm memories and foster a deeper connection during the colder months.

Here are some great winter couple hobbies:

  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Ice skating
  • Snowshoeing
  • Building snowmen and snow sculptures
  • Hot chocolate tasting
  • Winter hiking
  • Indoor rock climbing
  • Baking holiday cookies together
  • Watching classic winter/holiday movies
  • Winter photography
  • Visiting a winter/holiday festival or market
  • Planning a winter gateway
  • Wine tasting by the fire
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Outdoor activities for couples

Did you know that being outside can actually make you happier? The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that being outdoors can “lower risk of depression and [cause] faster psychological stress recovery”.

Outdoor activities offer the perfect opportunity to connect with nature and each other. Whether you’re adrenaline junkies seeking thrills or nature enthusiasts wanting to immerse yourselves in serene landscapes, there are plenty of outdoor hobbies to do with your spouse that will keep you engaged and exhilarated.

Here are some great outdoor activities for couples to try together:

  • Rock climbing
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Stargazing
  • Camping
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Bike riding
  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Picnicing
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing
  • Volunteering for outdoor clean-up projects
  • Frisbee golf
  • Outdoor yoga
  • Goat yoga (yes, this is a thing!)
  • Surfing
  • Outdoor painting (or drawing/sketching)
  • Park fitness classes
  • Outdoor movie nights
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Indoor hobbies to do with your spouse

Indoor hobbies are great because you don’t have to worry about the weather. They can be done year round.

Especially if you live in an area that gets harsh winters or summers, it’s essential to have a few couple hobbies on hand that can be enjoyed indoors.

  • Art classes
  • Going to the library (your local library probably has fun events too!)
  • Cooking classes
  • Wine tasting
  • Painting classes (or a paint and sip class)
  • DIY home improvement projects
  • Couples yoga
  • Indoor rock climbing
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Fun hobbies to do with your spouse

Fun hobbies can keep things exciting in your marriage. Here are some fun hobbies to do with your spouse:

  • Virtual reality gaming
  • Have a karaoke nights
  • Dance parties
  • Trivia nights at local bars/breweries
  • Escape rooms
  • Roller skating
  • Visiting theme parks
  • Laser tag
  • Bowling
  • Potluck dinners with friends
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Comedy club outings
  • Game nights with friends
  • DIY craft nights
  • Murder mystery dinner parties
  • Mini-golf
  • Ice cream tasting tour
  • Go-kart racing
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Things to do with your partner at home

I’m a huge fan of doing hobbies at home with your spouse! After the kids go to bed, Josh and I spend time together. We have a few go-to hobbies to choose from. They keep our nights fun and give us an opportunity to bond right at home!

Here are things to do with yoru partner at home:

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Romantic things to do with your partner at home

I’ll admit, I’m actually not the romantic one in our marriage. Josh is!

  • At home wine tasting
  • Poetry reading
  • Writing poetry
  • Romantic picnic inside (Lay a blanket on the living room floor and pretend you’re outside!)
  • Spa nights
  • Learn massage techniques
  • Writing love letters to each other

If you want to learn more about romance, you’ll love my interview with a romance coach!

Hobbies for couples that make money

Are you ready for a side hustle, but don’t want to take time away from your spouse? Then find something you can do together! Try out a few ideas until one feels right for the both of you. Work to your strengths and

  • Start a blog or YouTube channel together
  • Sell homemade crafts or artwork online
  • Tutoring or teaching online classes
  • Freelance writing or editing
  • Pet sitting or dog walking services
  • Photography sessions for events or portraits
  • Virtual assistant services
  • Creating and selling digital products or courses
  • Flipping thrift store finds for profit
  • Catering services for small events or parties
  • Renting out an Airbnb
  • Social media management for small businesses
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Personal training or fitness coaching
  • Language tutoring or translation services
  • Podcast hosting
  • Online coaching/consulting
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Unique hobbies to do with your spouse

Unique hobbies are a great way to shake things up together. These are great for when you feel like you’ve been stuck in a rut and you want to do something completely different together.

Here are some unique hobbies to do with your spouse:

  • Learn a new language
  • Geocaching adventures
  • Ballroom dancing lessons
  • Historical reenactments or cosplay
  • Urban exploring
  • Beekeeping
  • Glassblowing workshops
  • Blacksmithing or metal working classes
  • Woodshop
  • Foraging for wild edible plants
  • Astronomy
  • Soap making or candle making
  • Martial arts classes
  • Pottery wheel throwing
  • Sailing
  • Ghost hunting tours
  • Off-roading

Hobbies for couples in their 20s

Couples in different phases of their lives are naturally drawn to different activities. Now that Josh and I are well into our 30’s, we completely see the difference. Couples in their 20’s are likely to have more time and energy so these hobbies are great options!

  • Music festivals
  • Clubbing
  • Traveling to exotic locations
  • Extreme sports (like skydiving or bungee jumping)
  • Attending pop-up events
  • Exploring food trucks
  • Bar hopping or brewery tours
  • Attending college or university events
  • Volunteering for social causes
  • Social media challenges or collaborations
  • Road trips to explore nearby cities
  • Intramural sports leagues
  • Trying out new fitness classes
  • Attending tech or gaming conventions
  • Building a side hustle or starting a business together
  • Hosting theme parties or game nights
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Hobbies for couples in their 30s

Couples in their 30’s still have energy, but are ready to slow down a bit. These are great hobbies for couples in their 30’s.

  • Wine tasting tours
  • Dinner parties with friends
  • Family activities
  • Home improvement projects
  • Investing in rental properties or real estate ventures
  • Attending workshops for personal growth
  • Planning for retirement / learning about financial stability
  • Hosting book club meetings or joining discussion groups
  • Going to local theater productions or art exhibits
  • Landscaping
  • Renovating a fixer-upper property to flip

Hobbies for couples in their 40s

Couples in their 40’s likely have a bit of money saved by this time in their lives. These hobbies might require a bit more patience and/or money so they’re great for couples in their 40’s.

  • Collaborating on a creative project like writing a book
  • Traveling to bucket list destinations
  • Restoring classic cars or motorcycles
  • Mindfulness retreats
  • Home brewing or wine making
  • Wilderness survival training
  • Learning about food preservation and canning
  • Mastering the art of barbecue
  • Geneology research
  • Learning a musical instrument
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Hobbies for couples in their 50s

Honestly, couples in their 50’s can still enjoy any of the hobbies listed above. I added these last few hobbies because they can take up a lot of time. Usually couples in their 50’s don’t have young kids running around and have a bit more time on their hands.

  • Golfing
  • RV adventures
  • Antique hunting
  • Volunteering in the community or at a local church

Final thoughts on hobbies to do with your spouse

I hope you enjoyed this extensive list of hobbies to do with your spouse! I’d love to hear your thoughts. Did I miss any hobbies? Did you find any you’d like to try with your spouse?

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About the Author

Melissa is a wife of 8 years and mother to 2 young kiddos. She has a passion for helping couples prioritize and strengthen their marriage after having kids. She knows firsthand how difficult it can be to connect with your spouse when you have little people running around, demanding all of your attention.

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