It was December, and a new year was around the corner. before offered to drive from Washington to Louisville to be my New Year's Eve date. If you and your significant other still aren't sure what to do this New Year's Eve, you are in luck! Below are varying New Year's Eve date ideas. What makes a good first date? Chemistry, of course. But there are circumstantial factors that come into play as well. Sometimes an unconventional date will work.