Crackling fires, freshly fallen snow, a stroll under the warm glow of lights — winter can be so romantic. And there's no shortage of winter date ideas in Ontario to make the season extra special.
Whether you want to catch snowflakes on your tongue or stay cozy under a blanket, there are plenty of things to do in the province that will have you feeling like you’re in a storybook.
Are you in need of an off-grid getaway in the middle of a winter wonderland? Well, Ontario’s got that too and so much more.
Be Dazzled At The Winter Festival Of Lights
When: November 14, 2020 - January 10, 2021
Address: Niagara Falls, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can explore magical twinkling light displays with someone special.
Pretend You're In Santa's Workshop At Tinsletown Christmas Emporium
When: Open daily
Address: 1096 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like a couple of cute Christmas elves in this festive shop. Here you can get everything you need to turn your home into a holiday wonderland.
Wander Through Snowy Caves At Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Price: From $10.84
When: Open daily, 8 a.m to 10 p.m.
Address: 795122 3rd Line E., Orangeville, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can explore caves and snow-covered boardwalks at this beautiful provincial park.
Ho-Ho-Hold The Ice At Miracle Pop-Up Bar
When: November 20 - December 26, 2020
Address: 28 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Toronto's Miracle pop-up bar is coming back this year as an outdoor event so you can get your holly-jolly on safely.
Stay Cozy On A Heated Patio
Price: Prices vary
When: Open daily
Address: 18 Tank House Ln., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: There are plenty of heated patios to discover in Toronto, but El Catrin is one of the best, especially if you dig Mexican food.
Treat Yourself To A Romantic Getaway In The Forest With Cabinscape
Price: From $161 per night
Address: Various Ontario locations