Happy Valentine’s Day, Toronto!
Be sure to check out one of the restaurants offering up Valentine’s Day specials today. And check out these fun events with your friends and loved ones.
What: If you’re looking to spend your Valentine’s Day outside, the Bentway is hosting a romantic skating party. Complete with sweet tunes, warming stations with hot bevies from the McCafe or mulled cider at the Strongbow Lounge, and a special pop-up menu featuring shucked oysters from Rodney’s Oyster House and flaming s’mores empanadas from The Empanada Company.
When: February 14, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Below the Gardiner Expressway at 250 Fort York Boulevard
What: If you’re looking to heat things up this Valentine’s Day, then a burlesque show might need to be in order. Hosted by Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque and Boylesque TO, this performance is set in ancient Rome, where you can expect all the togas and oiled up gladiators that you can imagine.
When: February 14, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Revival, 783 College Street
What: Looking for a wild way to spend Valentine’s Day in Toronto this year? The Toronto Zoo is hosting dinner date nights this month. This evening event promises special animal encounters, an interactive and informative presentation on mating and parenthood in the wild, a tour of Reproductive Laboratories, and an all-you-can-eat (AYCE) feast.
When: February 14, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Road
What: Whether you’re looking for a more chill date option or you’re just looking for something to do with your friends, the Leafs are always a fun choice. Tonight they’re taking on the Columbus Blue Jackets and tickets start at $92.
When: February 14, 7 pm
Where: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street
What: The key to a healthy relationship? Laughter and lots of it. Spend your Valentine’s Day at Second City this year for Hooking Up: Second Base, which explores hilarious Tinder dates, long-lost lovers, and all the sickening bliss that comes with new relationships.
When: February 14, 7 pm to 12 pm
Where: Toronto Mainstage Theatre, 51 Mercer Street