Summer is (finally) around the corner! If you’ve spent the cold winter months hibernating in your room, it is time to get out in the city and mingle! First step is finding a hot summer fling to keep you entertained during these warmer months.
Now – where to find them? Unlike during our cold, snowy days, people are much more willing to go out and about during summer.
The trick is to check out places where the young and eligible are bound to spend their days off. We’ve rounded up a few suggestions to get your started on the hunt to find your summer bae.
1. Lavelle // 627 King St W.
When it comes to pool bars, Lavelle takes the cake. Mingle with other young professionals while enjoying a poolside view of the Toronto skyline.
2. Trinity Bellwoods Park // 790 Queen Street W.
There’s nothing like picnicking in the park during the warmer months! During the summer, Trinity Bellwoods becomes a mecca for young people looking to enjoy a little bit of sun. Bring a frisbee and ~accidentally~ toss it in the direction of some cute guys. Who knows what could happen?
3. Outdoor Movie at Harbourfront Centre
Each summer, the Harbourfront Centre screens popular movies in their outdoor auditorium. Get there early to get a good seat and scope out the audience 😉
4. Field Trip Festival // Fort York
If you love music, there’s no better place to meet your future bae than at a music festival! Field Trip is hitting Toronto this June and provides you with the perfect opportunity to meet someone who loves Phoenix just as much as you do.
5. Trinity Common // 303 Augusta Ave.
Located in the ever-laidback Kensington Market, Trinity Common is craft beer hall and cocktail bar. Their insane patio is the perfect place to chill out with friends and meet new people.
6. Dog Hill at High Park // Colbourne Drive
If you’re a dog lover, you’re probably going to want to find someone who shares this obsession with you. What better place to go than checking out Dog Hill at Dog Park?! Your cute dog will make the perfect ice breaker.
7. Second City Improv Class // 99 Blue Jays Way
To meet someone new in a unique setting, check out one of the drop in classes at Second City Improv! Not only will you meet new people but you’ll get out of your comfort zone.
8. AGO First Thursdays // 317 Dundas Street W.
Meet your next artsy wheel at Art Gallery Of Ontario’s First Thursdays! On the first Thursday of every month, the AGO throws a massive party featuring live music, panel discussions and more.
9. Trivia Night at The Drake // 1150 Queen Street W.
Each Wednesday, The Drake hosts their weekly trivia night. It’s the perfect way to show off your obscure knowledge and impress the cutie at the table next to you!
10. Toronto Sport & Social Club // 245 Eglinton Ave E.
The Toronto Sport & Social Club organizes sport leagues for adults looking to have a little fun. Work on your summer bod while getting to know a whole new group of people!
11. Toronto Island Beaches // Toronto Island
The beach is a classic for meeting hot new people, and the Toronto Island Beaches are definitely the prettiest in the city. PSA: Not the nude beaches obv!
12. BBQ Eats Festival // Ontario Place
Meet your fellow food lovers at BBQ Eats, the massive barbecue festival coming to Ontario Place this June.