You got love for your date, but sometimes figuring out what to do can be a challenge. Instead of another night of takeout and Netflix, why not spice things up? To help you start planning, here are cheap summertime date ideas in Alberta that every couple should do together.

It doesn't matter if you are planning your first date or you've been together for years. These ideas are sure to be a day you both will cherish.

There is no need to empty your wallet on a fancy dinner and a movie. While it can be nice, there is so much more you can do together, especially while the weather is gorgeous.

Now is the time to plan to find secret swimming holes and hike to waterfalls. Or you can explore blooming gardens and fill up on juicy cherries together.

Plus, no summer would be complete without eating at least one ice cream cone together. As it isn't about how much you spend, but the quality time together that shows you care.

One thing is for sure; you'll want to have your camera ready to take some cute couple photos at all the spots below.

Calgary Farmyard

Price: $16.95 per person

Address: 284022 Township Rd. 224, Rocky View County, AB

Why You Need To Go: If your date loves looking at adorable animal photos on the internet, you have to take them to Calgary Farmyard. Here the two of you can visit the barnyard petting farm, the corn maze, and all the other attractions like mini-golf.


Horseshoe Canyon

Price: Free

Address: Drumheller, AB

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can explore these wild badlands where dinosaurs used to roam.


Johnston Canyon

Price: $10.00 per person

Address: Bow Valley Pkwy., Improvement District No. 9, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can explore the canyon to reach the spectacular lower and upper falls.


Crescent Falls

Address: Clearwater County, AB

Why You Need To Go: It is a short and sweet walk to reach these stunning cascading falls


Horseshoe Lake

Price: $10.00 per person

Address: Horseshoe Lake, Improvement District No. 12, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can have the ultimate summer afternoon splashing each other in the bright blue water of this swimming hole.


University Of Alberta Botanical Gardens

Price: $18.75 per person

Address: 51227 AB-60, Parkland County, AB

Why You Need To Go: Instead of buying them a bouquet of flowers takes them to see thousands of blooms instead. During the summer the two of you can enjoy strolling through the roses and lilies.


Saskatoon Farm

Price: $16 per bucket

Address: 80181 338 Ave. E. #20, Foothills County, AB

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can work together to pick a bucket filled with juicy berries. It is such a nostalgic activity that is perfect when you want to enjoy time outdoors.


MishMash Parfait

Address: 1 Kingsway Garden Mall N.W., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: This treat truck by Scoop n Roll lets you cool down with one of their tasty soft serve parfaits.


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.



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