The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and we can finally hold hands instead of holding mittens. With a few months of gorgeous weather ahead, it's time to start planning some dreamy dates to take your favourite person on. This season, explore some new, hidden spots you can find around the city. Toronto's secret summer date destinations will melt your hearts faster than your ice cream cones.
Toronto is full of major attractions, but if you want to treat that special someone to something different, you can check out these lesser-known spots.
From berry picking to outrageous food, there are so many memories waiting to be made.
JAM Cereal has a summer pop-up, and you can enjoy nostalgic cereal-infused ice cream treats with your lucky charm.
Have your own private dance party at this speakeasy's social dis-dance discos. You can even cool off with creamy gelato from their sweet bar after.
If you're feeling like escaping the city for the day, you can adventure to some more summer date spots across Ontario.
With blue swimming holes, scenic hikes, and gorgeous flower fields, there's no shortage of spots to let your love bloom.
Plan a warm-weather outing with that special someone this season at some of Toronto's lesser-known date places.
Get Nostalgic At JAM Cereal
Price: $10 per shake
When: Friday - Sunday, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Address: 1184 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Take a trip down memory lane at this sweet cereal-infused milkshake pop-up.
Address: 201 Guildwood Pkwy., Scarborough, ON
Why You Need To Go: This hidden park is filled with sculptures and major romance vibes. You can also explore surrounding woodland trails.
Wander Through Cudia Park
Address: 70 Meadowcliffe Dr., Scarborough, ON
Why You Need To Go: Take in stunning lake views and wander along lush trails at this romantic, hidden park.
Have A Private Disco For Two
Price: + $6 to any food order for the private disco
When: Wednesdays - Sundays
Address: 2952 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Hush Hush, a hidden speakeasy, is hosting disco dance parties for two all summer long. You can also indulge in treats at their new gelato bar.
Explore Strawberry Fields Forever
Price: $12 per time slot + basket
When: Late June
Address: Elgin Mills Rd. E., Markham, ON
Why You Need To Go: Reesor's is opening its dreamy strawberry fields in late June, and you can spend the day strolling hand-in-hand through these sweet berries.
Get All The Summer Eats At This Outrageous Market
Price: $5 - $20 per item
When: All summer
Address: 884 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Feel like you're at the fair by visiting this social distance market with tons of crazy dishes.
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