Valentine’s Day is here again! If you’re looking for something to do with your sweetheart or looking to take out your crush, we’ve curated the 14 best date ideas in YYC.
February 13 at 7:00 PM
Why not celebrate Valentine’s Day laughing uncontrollably with the one you love? TOTSU! is an experience like you’ve never had before! Four TOTSU! fighters compete in hilarious challenges to avoid pain-inflicting shocks, paintballs, cringy eating contests, and more! You and your loved one will watch these competitors take on each task, whether they want to or not.
Spark After Dark – Valentine’s Edition
February 13 at 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Feel the chemistry with your valentine when you take them to Spark after Dark! This 18+ event will feature test tube cocktails, a dissection laboratory, and BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT. Come hungry, as the SPARK chef creates an aphrodisiac inspired menu that’s delicious enough to get anyone feeling the romance!
Dave Kelly Live Valentine’s Day
February 14 Pre-Party 6:00 PM, Show starts at 7:00 PM
Taylor Centre for Performing Arts
Dave Kelly is back for another round of Dave Kelly Live this Valentine’s Day! When you and your love show up, expect to see the unexpected, which could be a live wedding or someone getting a ridiculous tattoo. Nothing is off-limits! You’ll be the best valentine if you take your date to this incredibly funny and entertaining show!
February 14, various times available
Looking for a great place to take your date to eat? MARKET on 17th Ave has put together a delicious five-course menu that is sure to impress your date. Not only that, they’ll include a complimentary glass of bubbles and yummy post-dinner Valentine’s Day chocolates. Looking to go out during the day? They also have a fantastic three-course menu that you can enjoy at lunch!
Calgary Zoo – In the Heat of The Night
February 14 or 15 at 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
If your valentine is obsessed with the animal kingdom, then this is the best Valentine’s Day date ever. Enjoy a four-course meal and listen to romantic music while you and your partner experience the Calgary Zoo like never before! Prepared to get a little frisky when Naughty Talk guides you into a playful experience about romance in the wild. This event is 18+.
Date Night at Studio Bell: Valentine’s Day Bash
February 14 at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Does learning a new skill with your partner this Valentine’s Day sound like a great idea to you? Or maybe you’re going on a first date and want to try something new? Date Night at Studio Bell might be the perfect option for you! Come get close to your valentine and learn how to ballroom dance!
Lina’s Market Chef’s Table Dinner – Special St. Valentine
February 14 at 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
2202 Centre Street NE
Let’s get romantic! Lina’s Market has created a mouth-watering four-course chef’s table dining experience for you and your love this Valentine’s day. Indulge your partner and your stomach with the best food and a wonderfully dreamy setting!
Locked Library: Valentine’s Day Edition
February 14 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Calgary Public Library
This is the ultimate double date with your friends this Valentine’s Day. The locked library is a great way to show off your teamwork skills and try to escape the fairy-tale themed fortress. Your team will have two hours to quest through the realm and try to solve the puzzles so that you come out in the number one spot!
Murder Mystery Dinner: Mirror, Mirror, Murder
February 14 at 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Try to figure out who’s the fairest of them all in this fairy-tale themed murder mystery. Enjoy a lovely dinner as you try to work out who killed who amongst a group of seedy characters. You and your bae will surely have a good time as long as you watch each other’s backs!
Valentine’s Experience Date
February 14 or 15 with various times available
Pinnovate DIY Studios
If you’re looking for a date that will have you working with your hands, then look no further! At Pinnovate, you will be sure to have a great experience, either putting together a heartstring art or working to create a splatter canvas. Produce a picture for each other and leave the night with your Valentine’s Day present finished!
Justin Willman Magic for Humans
February 14 at 7:00 PM
Put a little magic into your evening and head to see a magician this Valentine’s Day. Just for Laugh’s is excited to bring Justin Willman, the star of Magic for Humans, on Netflix to Calgary. Justin Willman will amaze and make you and your sweetheart laugh all night! Pro tip – leading up to Valentine’s Day, you and your date can have pre-dates binging his Netflix show.
Luscious Libations with Whippt Desserts
February 14 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Indulge your sweet tooth with your sweetie at this delectable event! Willow Park and Whippt Desserts are putting together a sickeningly sweet evening that you and your love are sure to enjoy. With cocktail master Michael Biggatini serving up cupid approved cocktails, this evening is sure to be a hit!
Valentine’s Day with Mo Mandel
February 14 at 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The Laugh Shop
If your valentine’s laugh is the best thing you’ve ever heard, then a comedy show is an excellent choice for this Valentine’s Day. Mo Mandel will keep the laughs coming as you enjoy a Valentine’s Day buffet at The Laugh Shop. This date will have you and your babe falling out of your seats (in a good way!) the entire night!
OMO Teppan & Kitchen
5222 Macleod Trail SW
Wine and dine the love of your life or your new crush at OMO Teppan & Kitchen. For February 14th, OMO will have two set dinner options to experience that will have you drooling. Serving both authentic Japanese Miyazaki A5 Wagyu and Brant Lake Wagyu from Alberta, you are bound to find something that will fit your pallet. In addition, you and your date’s dinner will be accompanied by soup, salad, rice, grilled veggies and will be followed by an ice cream finale! This mouthwatering dinner is sure to impress your bae this Valentine’s Day.