It’s the month of love and you may be looking to treat that special someone to a night out. Only thing is, you don’t want to take them anywhere basic, right? You want to find the coolest thing out there and knock their socks off! Whether it’s a restaurant, exhibit, or live show you want to make sure your date is impressed and you’re having a good time. Take a look at some fab date ideas to sweep any one off their feet!
GET COMPETITIVE SNAKES AND LATTES
Have fun in this relaxed setting packed with the ultimate trio: games, food, and drinks! Any one you bring here will be totally blown away and your cool factor will go up by at least 50%. They have every game under the sun, so find one that fits your mood! I wish you and your S.O luck if Settlers of Catan is on your list.
GET YOUR PLANTA ON
Enjoy some amazing plant-based food at this high-end vegan resto! The decor is enough to make anyone swoon and don’t get me started on their amazing food. Your date will undoubtedly be impressed with your willingness to try this popular new cuisine. This place is always bumping so make sure you make a reservation!
SEE A BROADWAY SHOW
Get tickets to see a critically acclaimed show like Come From Away! Learn about some cool Canadian history and be immersed in epic song and dance sequences. As if a broadway date wasn’t cute enough – the story line will get you even more. Try to snag some tix before they sell out!
CHECK OUT YAYOI KUSAMA: INFINITY MIRRORS AT THE AGO
Try and get your hands on tix to see this popular attraction! This exhibit is totally different than any other event the AGO has presented in the past. The artist is awesome too – she became the first woman to have her own presentation at the Venice Biennale’s Japanese Pavilion, and in 2016, Time magazine named her one of the world’s most influential people. Experience the infinity with Kusama!
ROM FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
Kick off your Friday in style at the ROM for Friday Night Live! Explore the many exhibits that the Royal Ontario Museum has to offer, while dancing the night away, sipping on cocktails and trying out delicious gourmet food. It’s the ultimate combination. Check the ROM’s website for the schedule.
SKATE AT THE BENTWAY
Who would’ve thought to put a skating rink under the Gardiner? Get some skates and take your date on a ice skating journey. The path is lined with cool art displays and dazzling lights that’ll make you feel like you’re in a winter wonderland! Your boo will have ‘sparkling’ eyes for you all night.
ENJOY GASTRONOMIC DRINKS AT BARCHEF
The future is here and its name is BarChef. The popular spot is known to create an unforgettable experience involving all your senses. It’s dimly lit and super intimate, so you can relax and enjoy each others company. If your date isn’t impressed by ‘coconut foam’ on their drink, then they’re not the one for you.
GO TO A CONCERT
Are you even surprised this is on the list? What better way to impress your date then to take them to an upcoming show in the city?! There are some pretty great shows happening this month like Shy Kids, and Deer Tick. See all your options here.
Deep dish Mac and Cheese pizza…do I even need to explain this one? Have the ultimate cheat day at Junked Food Co. and you’ll both be shocked by these insane food combos. Did you ever think about combining tater tots and Doritos with nachos? Now your probably imagining what that tastes like – so head to Junked and find out!
GEEK OUT AT THE REC ROOM
Immerse yourself in your childhood dreams at The Rec Room! Not only will your date be impressed by all the games they have to offer, but the food is bomb-tastic. If old school pinball machines aren’t enough, you can also check out their new VR attraction where you’re in the shoes of a Ghostbuster. You both can’t be afraid of no ghosts, though!
(Photo by ERICA CHAU via Instagram)