Everyone has a little astronomy awe in them somewhere. Ping pong used to be about as cool as shuffleboard. This free public exhibition dots the shoreline with art over the lifeguard tower and somehow makes winter more appealing and absolutely stunning. Some of the more public areas, like Riverdale Park, still offer some quiet trails but will also give you the option of enjoying winter activities like tobogganing. This quirky cafe is open late most dates of the week in case you become invested in a long playing game like Monopoly.
Good for: Wildlife spotting, outdoor ambience Average rank: 4. Good for: Take-away food, casual lunch dates Average rank: 4. One more perk of Putting Edge: you can now get to the Vaughan location by subway thanks to the latest yellow line extension! Toronto is full of museums, but the Royal Ontario Museum is the crown jewel. If you have questions about these date ideas or suggestion of your own, please comment below or write to us at. Good for: Loft seating, delicious baking and coffee Average rank: 4.
The great thing about the Winter Village is that you can combine the day of outdoor fun with some culinary treasures at the Street Food Market. Take a knitting workshop There's nothing sexier than someone who's good with their hands. Located right in front of City Hall and around the corner from the Eaton's Centre and popular restaurants, it is a great activity to sandwich between other downtown pursuits. Close to 750,000 gallons of water a second hurtle over the largest falls in North America. Good for: River walks, winter sports Average rank: 4.
Good for: Kawartha ice cream, retro summer dates Average rank: 4. Try go kart racing Now that Toronto has a brand new race track near Downsview Park, you can get the endorphins going by zipping 45 miles per hour around windy track. Venus Winter Market Venus Fest is hosting its first which showcases local businesses run by and supporting women and non-binary folks. The area is also full of amazing hole-in-the-wall serving some of the best food in the city, perfect for grabbing a quick bite and exploring new flavours together. Open year round and makes for a memorable date. Of course, you and your sweetie get to look down on it all. They do not contain any personal information.
This brash 18th-century Gothic Revival castle—turret and all—stands out from the city's otherwise Victorian architecture. Good for: Own-roast coffee, organic food Average rank: 4. Let us know in the comments below! For more details and a full list of Holiday Markets, head. Change into your bather, dip your toes in the water and have an afternoon of fun in the sun. Good for: Movie nights, group dates Average rank: 4. Wash it all down with a hot drink, like their infamous Nutella Latte or Salted Caramel Latte.
After the departure of giant pandas Da Mao, Er Shun, Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue to Calgary, the Toronto Zoo has a new extra-special addition: two endangered Amur tigers, Kira and Vasili. There's room for free running, tricking, gymnastics, breakdancing, even a place to work on your circus acts. Feel the wind in your hair and soak up the Toronto skyline, then take a dip together in the bracing waters south of the Toronto Islands. It is quite another to feel more connected with the universe. As the largest zoo in Canada, there are an impressive 450+ different species on show here and you can even become a keeper for a day.
The next critical step is upon you; finding that great first date spot in Toronto. Explore this together each crevice oozing with history. Good for: Arty dates, cold weather dating Average rank: 4. If that's not enough there's more than 90,000 works of art in the gallery's collection. It takes over 245 Queens Quay West in the Harbourfront area November 1 to January 2, 2019.
Good for: Movie nights, group dates Average rank: 3. Movies are generally a few months old and the screens aren't incredibly modern, but it has a charming retro feel. If you and your date are craving the romance that comes from late-night summer stargazing on the dock, head to the , just north of the city in Richmond Hill. The unexpected combination of Hungarian and Thai food at this restaurant is emblematic of Toronto's food scene. If it is the middle of winter, consider ice skating mitten to mitten at. We know this, yet sometimes we forget. It is not about spending your entire pay cheque either.
Good for: Arthouse cinema, classic films Average rank: 4. Good for: Live music, pub atmosphere Average rank: 4. Fair warning: You may wish you could live the lifestyle of the rich and famous after a tour. Good for: Local food, craft beers, historic setting. The film tells the story of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole.
Scope out the Ryerson Image Centre Dedicated to photography and related disciplines, the is a great place to spend a rainy afternoon. Make out in hidden nooks and then follow the trail all the way to Sherwood Park. Good for: Indian food, friendly atmosphere. Conservatory by Candlelight The displays at the Allan Gardens Conservatory and Centennial Park Conservatory at Christmastime are the highlight of the year. These awesome date ideas will make your partner feel special, no matter what your budget.