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11 Date Ideas In Toronto That Aren’t Just Dinner And Drinks

Broaden your horizons this date night!
Date Ideas In Toronto That Are Far More Than Just Dinner And Drinks

We've all been there trying to figure out where to go for our next date night, and the struggle to make a night fun-filled and exciting can cause a lot of headaches. In a city like the 6ix, it's deciding what to do that's the hard part. There are so many date ideas in Toronto, but it's so easy to fall back on the plain old dinner and drinks.

Luckily for you, we've come up with a list of fantastic things to do with your significant other so that you don't have to. Whether it's your first date or your 101st, there's plenty to choose from in a city as lively and varied as Toronto. From mini putt to board games, escape rooms to exploring the 6ix's natural beauty, it's time to spice up your date nights.

Winter might be coming, but that doesn't mean you can't make your date night unforgettable!

Mini Putt Bar

Price: $15 for 9 holes, $25 for 18 holes

Address: 26 Duncan St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can never go wrong with some mini-putt fun, and there are drinks and food to be had while you play on their many themed courses.

Walk Through High Park

Price: Free

Address: 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Watching the sunset while you stroll with your S/O through High Park is a nice way to have an intimate date night.

Games At Snakes And Lattes

Price: $8 per person, play all you want

Address: Several locations across Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you love board games, you'll find yourself having endless fun with their long list available to play right then and there in the cafe. You can show off your fun — and your competitive — side with a little board game action.

Kensington Market

Price: Free to roam

Address: Kensington Market, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Kensington Market has an array of food spots, bars, boutiques and local shops for you to discover. You might easily find your next favourite spot. It's always fun to explore and try new things with your S/O.

Legends Of Horror At Casa Loma 

Price: $45 + tax

Address: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you want to get into the Halloween spirit, this is a great way to start. Although it may be a little pricey, it is totally worth venturing through if you love haunted houses.


An Escape Room

Price: Pricing varies

Address: Various locations, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you've had trouble deciding whether or not your S/O is meant for you, you'll be sure to find out at an escape room. There's a wide variety of escape rooms in Toronto, from classic horror to a twist on trivia and so much more, so you'll find one that calls to you.

Pursuit OCR 

Price: $20 + tax, $16 + tax for students

Address: 75 Westmore Dr., Etobicoke, ON

Why You Need To Go: This might be a great idea if you plan to do a double date! Show off your strength and test out your skills at this amazing adult playground.

Ice Cream Date @ Dutch Dreams

Price: Pricing varies

Address: 36 Vaughan Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: There's never a wrong time to have ice cream, and Dutch Dreams has a long list of fun ice cream desserts to try, perfect for sharing.

Hit Up A Raptors Games

Price: Pricing varies

Address: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Raptors played an awesome season last year, that's an understatement. Now, this season, you may want to go check out a game and watch your champions play. Depending on the game, ticket pricing varies so you may be able to score a couple of a tickets for a modest price.

Power Up Game Bar

Price: Menu pricing

Address: 38 Wellington St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're a gaming couple, this is the place to show off your skills. Have a couple of drinks and play some good old mario kart, nothing better than that!

Berczy Park

Price: Free

Address: 35 Wellington St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: There's a huge dog fountain in the middle of the park, perfect for those couple pics to share on Instagram.

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