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90’s Date Night Ideas at Home That Will Make You Nostalgic + 90’s Trivia

These flashback 90’s date ideas are also great for a girls night and include games, menus and 90’s trivia. Bring back the best memories from the 90’s.

What makes the 90’s so special?  The internet,  AOL, Flannel, video games, Spice Girls, Hip Hop, The Simpsons, Discmans, mood rings, and geometric designed windbreakers. What’s not to love?

 

it’s always so much fun to reminisce especially when it was such a unique era. We designed everything that you will need to take a trip back in time.

From food, cocktails, trivia…you name it, we have you covered! Use whatever parts of the date or girls night that fits your mood.

 

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 90’s Date night ideas

 

We have included everything that you need for a 90’s date night at home, but if you want to have a nostalgic 90’s night out, then check out some of the date ideas below.

 

Roller Skating or Rollerblading

 

If you have ever roller skated under the lights while they played some fun 90’s music then you know how much fun it would be to revisit. You will have a great time making new memories and reliving some old ones. Seriously when you are whipping around those corners, you will instantly have flashbacks!

 

Throwback trivia night

 

Many pubs and restaurants have trivia nights.  Google “trivia nights near me” and see what pops up. If you find a place, you will surely have some fun and laughs. This is great for a date night, girls night or group night out.

 

Arcade

 

There are still places where you can go and play some games from the past. Maybe some of your skills that you had  will come back to you, like riding a bike.

 

 

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90’s Trivia   & Conversation Starter Printable

 

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90’s Trivia  Printable

 



 

1.Which haircut is not known for being popular in the 90’s?

 

  1. The Rachel
  2. Crimped hair
  3. Mullet
  4. Grunge Hairstyles

 

2.Who is not a Supermodel from the 90’s?

 

  1. Cindy Crawford
  2. Elle Macpherson
  3. Linda Evangelista
  4. Claudia Schiffer
  5. Kate Moss

 

  1. Which bands had #1 songs in the 90’s?

 

  1. Boys II Men
  2. Whitney Houston
  3. Bruce Springsteen
  4. Elton John
  5. Mariah Carey

 

  1. What were the most popular 90’s TV shows?

 

  1. Hill Street Blues
  2. Seinfeld
  3. Friends
  4. Boy Meets World

 

  1. Which movie is not a top 5 movie from the 90’s?

 

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. Top Gun
  3. The Shawshank Redemption
  4. The Lion King
  5. Titanic

 

  1. Which was not typical 90’s snack food?

 

  1. Dunkaroos
  2. Sunny D
  3. Lunchables
  4. Fruit Gushers
  5. Bubble Yum

 

  1. What would not be a typical 90’s outfit?

 

  1. Flannel shirts
  2. Slip dress
  3. Colorful windbreaker
  4. Overalls
  5. High Waisted jeans
  6. Leg Warmers

 

8.Which Christmas movie was NOT from the 90’s?

 

  1. Home Alone
  2. Elf
  3. Jingle All the Way
  4. Nightmare before Christmas
  5. The Santa Clause

 

9.Which Rapper was not popular in the 90’s?

 

  1. Notorious B.I.G
  2. Eminem
  3. Tupac
  4. Jay-Z
  5. Snoop Dog
  6. Lauryn Hill

 

  1. Which movie is not from the 90’s?

 

  1. Moana
  2. Hocus Pocus
  3. The Mighty Ducks
  4. Pocahontas
  5. Mulan
  6. Beauty and the Beast

 

            Answers

 

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 1
  5. 2
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 2
  9. 2
  10.  1

 

Conversation Starters Inspired by the 90’s

 

  1. What was your favorite after school snack?
  2. What music did you listen to from the 90’s? Girl bands, boy bands or grunge?
  3. Did you watch Full House, Family Matters or Boy Meets World? 
  4. Did you ever have a Pretty Woman moment?
  5. Where you more Fresh Prince or Pulp Fiction in the 90’s? 
  6. What famous singer was in Sister Act? 
  7. Did you listen to Britney Spears? What was your favorite song?
  8. Who were the 3 most famous Bulls players from the 90’s? 
  9. What color tracksuits did you have or do you remember from the 90’s
  10. What childhood character is on the big screen (2019) and  played by Tom Hanks?
  11. What popular dance song/line dance  was created in the 90’s?
  12. What computer became very popular in the 90’s?
  13. What did you do on Y2K? How did you celebrate?
  14. What movie soundtrack from the 90’s won album of the year?
  15. What famous stuffed animals did everyone collect?

 

Answers

      6.Lauryn Hill

  1. Michael Jordan, Scotty Pippen, Dennis Rodman
  2. Mr. Rogers
  3. Macarena
  4. IMac 
  5. The Bodyguard- Whitney Houston
  6. Beany Babies

 

90’s Date night games at home

 

Half the fun of having a 90’s date night is the games! Between the games and the music, you will be transported back to the past.  The 80’s and 90’s Trivia Game will be fun for you and your date or a group of friends enjoying a 90’s theme party.

 

This NEW Sega Genesis Mini Genesis is a miniaturized version of the original game that defined a generation.

Some other classic games are Super NES Classic, 90’s Cards Against Humanity and Uno.

 

 

 

90’s Date night menu

 

Some of our best memories revolve around food, and in the 90’s most of us looked forward to our after school snacks of pizza rolls or hot pockets. Our menu makes these old school favorites a little bit healthier because they are not fried. 

 

Hot Pockets

 

Ham & cheese with dijonaise dipping sauce

Serves 4

Pizza Dough

After the dough is rolled out, cut into 8″ by 8″ squares fill with filling and fold over.

Filling

8 Slices Gruyere

16 Slices Virginia Ham

Evenly spread out the ham & cheese in each “pocket,” Use a fork to press the edges together and bake at 350 on a cookie sheet with parchment for 15-17 minutes or until the dough is golden.

Serve with the Dipping Sauce

 

Dijonaise Dipping Sauce

1/4 cup Mayo

1/2 cup Dijon

1 tsp. Lemon juice

 

Pizza Rolls

Cheese w/ marinara

Serves 4

Pizza Dough

After the dough is rolled out, cut into 8″ by 8″ squares (or 4″ by 4″ if you prefer smaller,) Fill with filling and fold over.

 

Filling

1 1/2 C. Marinara plus extra for dipping

1 cup Mozzarella

1/4 Parmesan

Add onions, peppers, pepperoni, sausage or any other topping if desired.

Use a fork to press the edges together and bake at 350 on a cookie sheet with parchment  for 15-17 minutes or until the dough is golden.

Use marinara for dipping- add sriracha to marinara for extra heat!

Pop Rockin cocktail

1.5 oz, Tequila

4 oz. pineapple juice 

splash pomegranate juice

 rim with glass with pop rocks

 

Capri Sun is a perfect non alcoholic drink option

 

Rice crispy treats with sprinkles

Approx

3 tablespoons butter

1 package 10 oz. large marshmallows

6 cups rice crispies

Approx 24 pieces

  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

 

  1. Add rice crispies cereal. Stir until well coated.

 

  1. Use wax paper to evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool.

 

Sprinkle with colorful nonpareils or jimmies while still sticky

 

 Cut into 2-inch squares.

Note- You can also melt some semi sweet chocolate in the microwave and dip the ends of the cut rice crispy treats and sprinkle with colorful nonpareils or jimmies.

 

90’s Candy

 

The first thing that I saw that was so cool in this vintage candy co gift box is the Hubba Bubba, love that stuff. This is a fun addition to your 90’s date night.

Vintage Candy co. 1990s Retro Candy Gift Box- 90s Nostalgia Candies

 

90’s Music Playlist

 

Grunge music and boy& girl bands were big. Depending upon your age in the 90’s your music tastes will vary greatly.

From Nirvana  and Boys II Men to Hip Hop we found some flashback music that will make your 90’s date night a fun throwback.

 

 

90’s Date Night Ideas Outfits

If you really would like to take this to another level, then choosing some 90’s outfits is the way to go! You can always visit your local thrift store to find some vintage clothes to have fun with or use for a 90’s themed Halloween party.

 

Ladies

Check you closets to see what can be used for your 90’s inspired outfit. Get some ideas  from the Spice Girls or a grunge outfit. 

Remember to check out some geometric tracksuits for a great typical outfit for both girls and guys.

Don’t forget about the scrunchies!

 

Guys

Try to find anything that is reminiscent of the boy bands, grunge or those classic yellow or orange MC hammer paints. You can also visit a thrift shop if you would like to find some other fun options. Check out these ideas for 90’s guys clothes.

 

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90’s Date Night Ideas TV shows

 

If you have Netflix, you are in luck! Netflix has lots of great 90’s TV and movies to choose from. They add new shows all the time and also remove, so check to see which ones are available at the time you plan your 90’s date night.

 

 Check out Friends, Cheers or Twin Peaks, plus all the other greats including Magic School Bus to feel really nostalgic if you were very young in the 90’s. Sometimes I watch some old school Disney just a little to bring back some memories.

 

You can stream many other shows on Amazon or Hulu that will be a fun blast from the past.

 

90’s Movies

 

The 90’s have some of the best and most iconic movies such as Pulp Fiction, Good Fellas, Titanic and Silence of the Lambs. So many brilliant ones to choose from depending upon your mood. Check out Netflix or movies on Amazon.

 

If you would like a Rom com for date night, check out Sleepless in Seattle,  You’ve Got Mail, or Ghost.

 

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 90’s date night ideas Summary

 

If you decide to have a girls night or a gathering that is more than the two of you, then these plates & napkins are perfect. But as for 90’s decor, the best is just to have a boom box, some old school food and lots of color.

Grab your date or your friends and set the scene for a night to remember.

 

  1. Find an outfit either at a thrift shop or maybe your own closet.
  2. Play some music to get in the mood.
  3. Enjoy a blast from the past with a healthier version of some favorite after school snacks.
  4. Choose a 90’s series or movie to enjoy
  5. Play some 90’s trivia or video games

Share some good memories from the past and make new ones for the future

 

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