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9 Romantic Winter Dates In Toronto That Aren't Just Netflix & Chill

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9 Romantic Winter Dates In Toronto That Aren't Just Netflix & Chill

Winter is one of the most romantic times of the year, and you don't want to miss out on the magic by watching Netflix all season.

These Toronto winter date ideas will warm your hearts without breaking the rules.

You can explore snowy wonderlands or take part in some activities at home.

Chocolate is a must for any date, and you can cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa or indulge in a decadent cake.

Leave Netflix behind and make some memories with your favourite person this season.

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Glide Along A Magical Ice Trail

Price: Free

When: Until January 31, 2021

Address: 250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Bentway skating trail will take you and your date on a frozen adventure beneath the Gardiner. Reservations must be booked in advance.

Warm Your Hearts With Hot Chocolate

Price: $5.50 per hot chocolate

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: It isn't a winter date without hot chocolate, and you can sip some unique flavours at La Diperie. Choose from over 30 flavour options, which can be mixed and matched to create a custom drink.

Wander Through A Snowy Forest

Price: Free

Address: 105 Guildwood Pkwy., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Rouge National Urban Park is the perfect spot for a winter walk with your love, and you can take in all the snowy scenery while walking mitten-in-mitten.

Explore The Glowing Waterfront

Price: Free

When: January 15, 2021 - February 7, 2021

Address: Waterfront BIA Campus, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Your hearts will be glowing as you explore illuminated installations like a rainbow tunnel along the city's waterfront.

Have A Paint Night At Home

Price: $19.99 per kit

Address: 1849 Danforth Ave., Toronto

Why You Need To Go: Get artsy with Fresh Paint Studio's Paint Night Kits. Each kit includes brushes, a canvas, and more, so you can unleash your inner Picasso at home.

Make A Meal Together

Price: $16

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: Buca has carbonara kits for two that will whisk you away to Italy for a romantic evening.

Visit Shimmering Ice Sculptures

Price: Free

When: February 5 - 7, 2021

Address: Bloor-Yorkville, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a trip around the world at Bloor-Yorkville's annual Icefest, which features giant frozen sculptures and winter magic.

Stroll Through An Illuminated Sugar Bush

Price: $15 per adult

When: Thursday-Sunday and holidays until February 15, 2021

Address: 2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Mountsberg Conservation Area is hosting Winterlit, an experience featuring two illuminated trails. Explore a glowing forest and twinkling sugar bush for an enchanting adventure.

Treat Yourselves To Dessert

Price: $29

Address: 325 Bay St, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll need at least 2 people to finish LOUIX LOUIS's King's Cake, which consists of 13 delicious chocolaty layers.

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