Get out of the classic dinner and a movie funk by trying one of the date night activities we’ve recommended below.  Between lively events, massive concerts, farmers’ markets and hiking trails there is a ton to do with your date all year round.

We’ve divided up some sweet activities by the season so that you and your significant other will never run out of stuff to do in 2017!  Scan through the list below and try to knock all of these awesome dates off your bucketlist.

Winter

1. Indulge at the Savour Food & Wine Festival in early February


2. Go skating at the Emera Oval


3. Conduct some science experiments at the brand new Discovery Centre


4. Enjoy the weather with a cocktail at the Bicycles Thief’s outdoor bar Fire & Ice


5. Warm up with a sweat lodge session at Sauna Nova Scotia


6. Take a hike out to Egypt Falls, and see why Nova Scotia is just as beautiful during the winter


7. Getaway for a ski weekend at Wentworth or Ben Eoin


8. Visit a holiday farmers’ market and pick up some fresh eats


9. Drive out to Wolfville for the Nova Scotia Icewine Festival


10. Go for a scenic winter walk through Sir Sandford Fleming Park


11. During the holiday season take a walk through the Halifax Lights Holiday Pop-Up Market


12. Go snowshoeing through Point Pleasant park after a major snowfall


13. Ring in the new year at the Grand Parade, with free music and amazing fireworks


14. Take a beer bus tour of Halifax, or ride around in the Christmas Lights Limo


 Spring

15. Laugh your ass off at the Halifax Comedy Festival


16. Take the ferry over to Dartmouth and spend your day exploring the other side of the harbour


17. Shoot some pool at Locas Billiards


18. Take a cooking class at enVie a Vegan Kitchen


19. Find our what the future holds by visiting a psychic for some good laughs


20. Take a walk through the Public Gardens as the flowers start to bloom


21. Throw some axes at the Timber Lounge


22. Walk through one a visiting exhibit at The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia


23. If your date has a serious sweet tooth, grab dessert at Scanway or The Middle Spoon


24. Mix it up and grab brunch in the North End at Edna or The Nook


25. Grab all-you-can-eat sushi at Sushi Jet or Mizu Restaurant


26. Take a fitness class together with Cyclone Group Fitness or Crossfit Halifax


27. Rent some bikes from I Heart Bikes on the waterfront and explore the city

Summer

28. Get into patio season at The Foggy Goggle or Niche


29. Pretend like you’re a tourist and take a ride on the harbour hopper


30. Go camping at Cape Breton Highlands National Park and hike the Skyline Trail


31. Explore Halifax’s waterways with a kayaking tour


32. Relax in the hammocks on Halifax’s waterfront


33. Drive out to Lawrencetown beach and spend the day suntanning


34. Try some delicious seafood at the Shelburne County Lobster Fest


35. Catch Chester Race Week, and spend your weekend drinking cocktails at the yacht club


36. Create an artistic masterpiece at The Canvas Room


37. Enjoy a play at the Neptune Theatre


38. Rent a lakefront cottage on Air Bnb and spend the weekend away


39. Visit the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market early on a Saturday


40. Grab a couple lobster rolls at Bluenose II Restaurant or The Stubborn Goat


Fall

41. Road trip to a cute town outside the city, and spend the weekend sightseeing in Lunenburg


42. Go for a whale-watching expedition off the coast of Brier Island


43. Catch the Halifax Mooseheads home opener at the Scotiabank Centre


44. Get your fill during the Wild Blueberry Harvest, happening all over central Nova Scotia


45. Take in some local culture at the Celtic Colours International Festival in Cape Breton


46. Escape for a relaxing spa weekend at Digby Pines or The Keltic Lodge


47. Test your wits on trivia night at the Boardgame Café


48. Compete for table tennis glory at Pong Social Club


49. Break out of Captured Escape Room


50. Get air at Nova Scotia’s Trampoline Park


51. Attempt a hole-in-one at The Putting Edge


52. Try the wine tasting class at Obladee


53. Go for a retro bowling date at Bowlarama


54. Score tickets to the Halifax Pop Explosion 


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