It seems that the holiday season brings out the romantic side in all of us. If you have a significant other, you want to enjoy cozy nights cuddled up on the couch together as often as possible. There are so many fun things to do in Amarillo around this time of year, though, that you can't pass up the opportunity to take your sweetie out.

Here are 5 of the best date ideas to do this Christmas in Amarillo.

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    Christmas Garden of Light

    The Christmas Garden of Lights at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens is an absolutely breathtaking display of Christmas lights that is fun and romantic. Bundle up, bring some hot chocolate, and enjoy Christmas music while you walk through the winter wonderland. Admission is by donation, so this date can be easy on your wallet.

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    The Nutcracker Ballet

    The Lone Star Ballet is putting on 'The Nutcracker,' a sweet and delightful Christmas ballet, at the Amarillo Civic Center from December 11th until the 13th. This is a fun excuse to dress up and get in the holiday spirit. Tickets range from $13 to $48, prices suitable for every budget.

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    Zoo Lights

    If you're an animal-lover or have kids joining your date night, this is the event for you. The Amarillo Zoo will be open at night for holiday fun. They have put up thousands of Christmas lights and planned holiday-themed shows with the animals. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children.

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    Look At Christmas Lights

    You can make this date as fancy or casual as you wish. Dress up, grab your favorite Starbucks holiday drink, and drive around while listening to classical Christmas music. Dress down, grab a pizza, and drive around while listening to the Justin Beiber Christmas album. Some of the best places to see Christmas lights in Amarillo are Wolflin, The Colonies, Bishop Hills, and Sleepy Hollow.

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    See A Movie

    Go see a new movie, like 'The Night Before' starring Seth Rogan or 'Krampus,' the holiday horror. Or check out  special screenings of classic Christmas movies, like 'Miracle on 34th Street,' which will be playing at UA on Sunday, December 20th. Tickets prices for special showings vary.

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