Dating can be tough. With so many options, it can be hard to pick something to do. But don’t worry, we got you covered. We compiled a list of nine places to go on a date in Victoria that you need to try. Whether you are looking for something cheap or extravagant, this list has you covered.\nVictoria always has something interesting going on and right now is the best time of year to explore your options. There are literally dozens of fun date ideas. To make your life easier, we narrowed it down to the top nine.\nThese dates range in activity level and can be anything from a walk through magical lights to grabbing cocktails in an intimate spot.\nWhether it is your first date or first of many, pulling out all the stops is a must. This time, you don't have to do any of the hard work.\nBookmark this page, grab your significant other or that person you keep accidentally connecting wit,h, and have a night. You deserve it.\nEven if you’re just visiting Victoria, these ideas will get you out and about and enjoying all the city has to offer.\nThese date ideas are all you need to spice things up a little bit. Now all you have to do is build up the courage to ask that special someone out.\nFestival of Fear\nPrice: $12\nWhen: Sunday, October 13 to Sunday, October 20\nAddress: Galey Farms, 4150 Blekinsop Road, Saanich, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: The 6,000 square foot Carnevil Haunted House is all you need to get a little closer to your date. If you get too scared just remember, it’s not real. If this is too much, visit the corn maze. \n View this post on Instagram Went to the easiest corn maze and still got lost 🙃 A post shared by Chanel Graham (@chanelgraham) on Oct 14, 2018 at 6:55pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n2019 Craft Spirit Festival\nPrice: $35\nWhen: Saturday, November 9\nAddress: Merridale Cidery & Distillery, 1230 Merridale Road, Cobble Hill, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: First dates can be tough, that why it’s always a good idea to do something interactive. Try taking your date to the Craft Spirit Festival to try some amazing cocktails and canapes. The awesome part is that there are a number of buses that go straight to the event so you won't have to worry about driving. \n View this post on Instagram Which would you order: a cocktail flight or a cider flight? _________ Our cocktail flight includes Tiki Time (Cowichan Rhumb & Merri Berri base), Honey Bee (Cowichan Gin & Cyser base), Smokey Fizz (Cowichan Copper Gin & Fennel Citrus base), and #Bliss, which is made with Cowichan vodka and our signature lavender lemon syrup. 📸: @kirstenrobi #MerridaleMakes #buybc #bccraftspirits #bcdistilled #craftcocktail A post shared by Merridale Cidery & Distillery (@merridalecider) on Aug 12, 2019 at 4:39pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nSip on Some Cider \nAddress: 2487 Mt St Michael Rd, Saanichton, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: The Sea Cider orchard is an adorable date idea because who doesn’t love a good drink while exploring an adorable farm? Here you can enjoy a flight of delicious and local ciders while snacking on some organic cheese. Just be sure to check out the nearly 1,300 apple trees while you’re there. \n View this post on Instagram Cider flights, charcuterie, and cheeses. A post shared by Dana Silk (@looksconceptual) on Aug 20, 2017 at 2:06pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nStein & Dine \nPrice: $45\nWhen: Saturday, October 19 \nAddress: Victoria Public Market, Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Did someone say beer and sausage? Victoria's fifth annual Oktoberfest Stein & Dine is back and it’s the perfect date place. You and your partner can sip on drinks, enjoy food, and take in some live music all a the same venue. The environment will take the seriousness away from the date so you can focus on having fun. \n View this post on Instagram Stein & Dine is BACK!! Limited early bird tickets are now on sale for Victoria's 5th annual Oktoberfest celebration! More beer, more food + cocktails, wine, cider & entertainment!! https://steinanddine.com/ . . . . . #yyj #victoria #victoriabc #downtownyyj #downtownvictoria #victoriapublicmarket #publicmarket #market #marketday #hudsondistrict #hudsondistrictlove #shopyyj #localyyj #shoplocal #buylocal #eatlocal #local #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #yyjshopping #victoriabuzz #tourismyyj #explorevictoria #explorevanisle #oktoberfest #steinanddine #yyjevents #yyjfood A post shared by Victoria Public Market (@victoriapublicmarket) on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:55pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nRide a Horse-Drawn Carriage \nPrice: $60\nWhy You Need To Go: It may seem cliche but you have to admit, it’s pretty cute. You and your partner can hop onto a romantic horse-drawn carriage and view the city in the best way possible. \n View this post on Instagram Looking for something to do on this beautiful Mother's Day afternoon? How about a horse drawn carriage ride from Tally-Ho carriage tours! 🐴 #discovervictoriabc #victoria #horsedrawncarriage #yyj #mothersday A post shared by Attractions Victoria (@attractions_victoria) on May 8, 2016 at 12:43pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nWatch the Sunset\nAddress: Dallas Road, Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Ogden Point offers some amazing views of the sunset. And now that the sun is setting earlier, you won't have to wait around all night. Watch the sky change colours then hit the town. It’s the perfect ice breaker. \n View this post on Instagram Sunset at the breakwater fills my heart with so much joy 🌄💜 A post shared by Shireen Banaee (@shireenbebe) on Feb 24, 2019 at 9:22pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nWalk Down Beacon Hill Park \nAddress: 100 Cook St, Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This park is beautiful any time of year, but right now, it is especially cute. Take your date for a stroll and chat the night away. You can take in the gorgeous fall leaves all while getting to know one another. \n View this post on Instagram 😍 A post shared by Rachelle Purych (@rpurych) on Oct 9, 2019 at 6:34pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nVisit Hatley Castle\nPrice: Free\nAddress: 2005 Sooke Rd, Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This is the most magical castle on Vancouver Island and it's perfect for taking your date on a weekend, especially at sunset when the castle gets that romantic glow.\n View this post on Instagram Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters (aka Hatley Castle in Victoria Canada) A post shared by Rachel Digsay-Tobias (@1heart4running) on Oct 6, 2019 at 11:55pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nVictoria Public Market\nAddress: The Hudson, 6 - 1701 Douglas St, Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: The best way to a persons heart is through their stomach. So why not hit up the Victoria Public Market and eat some tasty treats while you browse the vendors. \n View this post on Instagram Vegan waffle AND ice cream!! Courtesy of @wafflebeastvictoria . . . . . #yyj #victoria #victoriabc #downtownyyj #downtownvictoria #victoriapublicmarket #publicmarket #market #marketday #hudsondistrict #hudsondistrictlove #shopyyj #localyyj #shoplocal #buylocal #eatlocal #local #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #yyjshopping #veganeats #veganfood #delicious #yummy #vegandessert #vegan #yyjvegan #veganlife A post shared by Victoria Public Market (@victoriapublicmarket) on Feb 8, 2018 at 5:31pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.