The Sims: Hot Date, released on November 14, 2001, is the third expansion pack for The Sims. Its theme and many of its features, including the addition of a Downtown sub-neighbourhood, were used again in Nightlife, the 2005 remake of Hot Date and the second expansion pack for the sequel game The Sims 2.
- Miss Crumplebottom: This old woman will poke at you and smack you with her purse when you do romantic interactions in Downtown, "Why don't you get a room?"
- Townies: Non-playable residents, but you can marry Townies and than they will be PCs
- Waiters and waitresses: Serve food in downtown.
- Guitar player
- Claire the Bear: Will come to your house and raid your trash can.