Sure, everyday should be Valentines Day. But why not make this February 14th a bit more special for the one you love? For this Valentines Day, forget the red roses and opt for something more memorable. Here are some date ideas sure to make for a Valentines your partner won’t forget:
Ignite Your Inner Iron Chef
Take a cooking course at The Dirty Apron where they provide a hands-on cooking class. After you cook a three-course meal with your partner, you sit down and enjoy your creation paired with wine afterwards. Duration is approximately 4 hours. Cost is $145.
Get Your Picasso On
Head over to Raw Canvas and paint the night away. For $40, you can purchase a canvas and all the paint, smocks and other tools you may need are provided. Choose from a large wine list and selection of cheeses.
Getaway Without Going Away
Who said you have to fly elsewhere for a romantic holiday? Local hotels Shangri-La and Fairmont Pacific Rim offer romance packages that include accommodations, couples massage and breakfast in bed. Packages start at $499.
Laugh Out Loud
Catch a Theatre Sports show at the Improv Center at Granville Island. Tickets are $12.
Amy Chan is the Director of Marketing for luxury hotel reviewer, Kiwi Collection, a newspaper columnist and writer for the Huffington Post and also has her own blog, www.amyfabulous.com