Valentine's Day is coming, Toronto...are you ready to wow that special friend, lover or family member? Despite the low temperatures, wind and snow so common in February, the city is offering a wide range of events and activities that are perfect for the holiday. Read on to discover 4 ideal dates, from dinner to a trip to the zoo:
Valentine's Day Food Tour
Date: February 13th, 2015
Location: Kensington Market
Time: 1130am – 330pm
On Friday, February 13th, Savour Toronto is hosting a Valentine's Day Food Tour. Take your loved one out to spend an afternoon in the beautiful Kensington Market, visiting neighbourhood eateries to sample sandwiches, cheeses, meats, pastries and more. A fee of $65.00 per adult includes 6 tastings, an alcoholic beverage and a long-stem rose.
Valentine's Dinner at Casa Loma
Date: February 14th, 2015
Location: Casa Loma
Time: 6pm and 8pm
Experience a Valentine's Dinner that only Toronto's Casa Loma can offer! At a cost of $120.00 per couple, seatings are available at 6 and 8pm and reservations are required. Enjoy an exquisite meal for two in either the Library or the Conservatory – beautiful settings for the occasion.
Lock and Key Singles Mixer
Date: February 13th, 2015
Location: Proof Vodka Bar
Time: 9pm – 12am
Single this Valentine's Day? Take yourself on a date to Proof Vodka Bar's Lock and Key Singles Mixer. Women who choose to participate are given a lock to wear around their neck and men are each given a key. The goal is to match as many locks and keys as possible by the end of the night, mingling with your matches and meeting new people. Ladies receive a free gift bag and the cost is $15.00 for early bird tickets, $20.00 at regular price and $30.00 at the door.
So You Think You Can Romance
Date: February 13th - 14th, 2015
Location: Toronto Zoo
Time: 615pm – 9pm
Learn all about how romance works in the animal kingdom on Valentine's Day at the Toronto Zoo. A fascinating date, visitors will enjoy a delicious meal, special animal encounter and an interactive presentation, and learn all about the often funny and awkward mating habits of many different animals. A Reproductive Specialist will also discuss the Zoo's upcoming Reproductive Labs. The cost is $70.00 for members, or $130.00 for member couples, and $80.00 for non-members (or $150.00 for non-member couples).
The Toronto Zoo, Proof Vodka Bar, Kensington Market and Casa Loma are 4 Valentine's Day destinations that can't be beat in the city of Toronto. Which event will you choose? Stay tuned for Part 2 of this series, coming next week, and in the meantime check us out on Facebook.