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Cheap Valentine's Day Dates For Geeks

10 Cheap and Easy Dates For Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Nerds

Does sitting down with your favorite sci-fi novel, fantasy movie, or comic book sound better than dropping a boatload of cash on a Valentine's Day dinner date? You're not alone. These 10 geeky date ideas are two things — awesomely cheap and easy to pull off for your kindred sci-fi and/or fantasy nerd. Cheers to you!

  1. Throw a Star Wars party for two.
  2. Make some Lembas bread together and watch The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
  3. Whip up a batch of Cloud 9 mojitos (complete with mason jar glasses) and have a Battlestar Galactica marathon.
  4. Bake some geeky sweets using Star Wars-themed cookie cutters.
  5. Gift a geeky cookbook and try out a recipe together.
  6. Create your own cocktail and top it off with nerdy ice cubes.
  7. Take in a killer sci-fi classic at your local drive-in.
  8. Make a pink Captain Picard cake to celebrate Valentine's Day and your mutual love for the captain who is number two in your heart.
  9. Make some Earl Grey tea and watch a Star Trek marathon.
  10. Rewatch the first season of Game of Thrones or start a book club for two and reread the series together.
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