5 Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Toronto

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Looking for something fun and unique to do in Toronto for Valentine’s Day Trying to avoid crowded restaurants, cheesy ideas and expensive prix-fixe menus? I got your back. Here are my top picks!

1) Take a Cooking Class

Aphrodite Cooks will be hosting a food + beer themed cooking class on Valentine’s Day at St. Lawrence Market’s historic kitchen. This hands-on cooking class will feature six menu items and a beer pairing to end off the night. $275 per couple.

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2) Love at The Zoo

The Toronto Zoo is hosting a romantically-inspired dinner, special animal encounter, an interactive group presentation and a tour of the reproductive labs led by the Reproductive Specialist Team. Available on February 11 + 14 for $160 a couple.

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3) Valentine’s Day Dinner at Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner on February 14th featuring a three-course meal, cash bar, complimentary photo and access throughout the aquarium. Catering by Daniel et Daniel and available for $275 a couple.

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4) Go Skating!

Harbourfront Natrel Rink will be open all long weekend with a DJ Skate night on February 11. Skate for free at Nathan Phillips Square Rink and a cup of hot chocolate. Skate rentals and sharpening will be available at extra cost.

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5) Food Tour

Foodies on Foot are hosting a “Best of Toronto Food Tour,” to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Join Founder Steve Hellman on February 12  and his team as they showcase the city with food locations in various neighborhoods and samples. You’ll move around on the TTC (subway or streetcar) and get an insider’s look into the shops and streets you visit.




What are you planning to do on Valentine’s Day?