Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Toronto

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Feel the love in the city this Valentine’s Day. Grab your sweetie and sneak away on a whirlwind date à deux.

Many restaurants in Toronto will be offering unique Valentine’s Day menus. Check our cuisine page for lots of tempting restaurant recommendations.

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Unique Date Ideas

  • Helicopter Tour for Two

    Show your loved one around Toronto in high style with a private helicopter tour of this big, beautiful city.

  • Love at the Zoo

    Enjoy a delicious evening of food and fun as you learn the fine art of romance inspired by the animal kingdom. Discover the elaborate, awkward and sometimes hilarious lengths to which animals will go to attract a mate.

  • Murder by the Books

    Spend Valentine’s Day with some of the most successful master sleuths of all time at Mysteriously Yours Mystery Dinner Theatre. See if you can you solve the case, along with Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Perrier and Miss Marbles.

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Begins February 11

Live Performances

  • The Bodyguard

    February 11 to April 9 at Ed Mirvish Theatre: See the ultimate tale of romance in this smash hit musical direct from London’s West End as former Secret Service agent Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker.

  • Canadian Opera Company’s GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

    February 2 to 25 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts: Deceit, betrayal and revenge — assisted by magic potions — drive the drama in this final installment of Wagner’s epic Ring.

  • Michael Kaeshammer

    February 11 at Massey Hall: Canadian crooner and boogie-woogie pianist Michael Kaeshammer, will liven up your Valentine’s date.

  • Hooking Up With the Second City

    February 13, 14 and 17 to 19 at the Second City Toronto Mainstage: This sassy and fun revue is a modern mix of romance, rancour and everything in between. Hooking Up With the Second City makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love.

  • Leonard Cohen Valentine’s Day Tribute

    February 14 at Bampot: Leonard Cohen said “I’m your man” and many other beautiful things about love and life. Enjoy this candlelit tribute with poetry readings and performances.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada


  • Dine With Fishes

    February 14 at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada: Choose from two seatings for dinner and entertainment in a watery wonderland.

  • Sex in the Sea

    February 14 at the Royal Ontario Museum: Celebrate Valentine’s Day in an unexpected way as researcher Marah J. Hardt takes you through the fascinating, erotic and elaborate mating rituals of sea creatures.

Dancing & Romancing

  • Latin Concert and Dance

    February 14 at Lula Lounge: Dreamy Cuban music by Guaracha y Son accompanies two dinner seatings. Then dance long into the night – after learning how, with lessons by Dailyn Martinez.

  • Grand Valentine Ball

    February 11 at Fountain Blu: With music by top Toronto DJs, don your party best and dance your Valentine around the grand Fountain Blu on the CNE Grounds.

  • Singles Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

    February 11 at Stirling Room: Not just for couples, meet Toronto’s most eligible singles at this fun event.

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