Romantic winter date ideas for Toronto singles (and couples who do stuff)

Nov 24 2016, 6:14 pm

Your dating life doesn’t need to cool off in the winter months.

Toronto singles are notorious for locking down a love interest for the colder months, presumably in the interest of sharing body warmth and having a dedicated date for Netflix & Chill sessions.

For those still looking for Mr./Mrs. Right into December (and for couples who still do stuff), here’s a handy guide of wintery date ideas ranging from ice skating rinks and day trips to shimmering light displays and festive markets.

Ice skating

Christmas Market Toronto

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Day trips

Ski Resorts Toronto


Magical light displays & fireworks

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Gift of Lights Drive-Thru

Where: 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
When: November 18, 2016, to January 1, 2017, (check website for specific hours)
Price: $20 for cars (includes vans, pick-up trucks and SUVs), $100 for buses and limo-buses.

The Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls

Where: Niagara Falls, Ontario
When: November 19 until the end of January, 2017

Cavalcade of Lights

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: November 26, 2017
Time: Kick off starts at 7 pm, fireworks are at 8:30 pm.

Image: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train / Facebook

Image: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train / Facebook

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Where: 750 Runnymede Road, Toronto (see more GTA train
When: Monday, November 28, 2016, arriving at 8:15 pm
Price: Free

Magical Winterland Nights at Casa Loma

Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
December 7, 14, 21, 28 and January 4, 2017, 5 pm to 9 pm
Price:  Adult admission is $27

Christmas Markets

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