We’ve already dished on the Best Restaurants in Toronto for Valentine’s Day (pun intended!), but if you’re looking for a less traditional way to woo your darling, ditch the red roses and check out these unconventional date options…
The Rag Bag Cabaret promises an evening of live music, comedy, burlesque, dance, and circus acts while you sip on cocktails at the new Mrs. Huizenga on Roncesvalles. Plus there will be some saucy prizes that you can to enjoy later that night.
For the couple who share a sweet tooth, try Valentine’s Day Cupcake Decorating at Le Dolci and be sure to pick up a jar of their edible body paint on your way out.
Uptown, Abbey at the Mysteriously Yours Dinner Theatre is a hilarious spoof on everyone’s favourite British drama and you’ll get to watch this clever whodunit unfold while enjoying a cozy meal.
Book a staycation with the 50 Shades of Gladstone package. You and your paramour will enjoy a one-night stay in an artist-designed room, a 3-course dinner, and a Kinky Exploration Kit courtesy of Good for Her .
Valentine’s Day Sweets and Chocolate Tour is a sell-out event year after year. Take a walk through Kensington Market while enjoying a variety of treats and learning about the history of sweets and the most romantic holiday of the year.
Take an Italian Cooking Class with Aphrodite Cooks and Chef Carm Accogli will guide you through the preparation of a gourmet dinner in an Italian Trattoria. Not only will you enjoy a delicious meal together, but you can boast to your friends about the new dishes you can prepare.
Learn to salsa at the Lula Lounge and then spend a sensual evening dancing to the seductive rhythms of a 10-piece salsa orchestra.
The Scandelles Valentine’s Day Burlesque is an evening of tantalizing bump and grind performances as the legendary cabaret group returns to the stage.
The Comedy Bar is hosting a hilarious Valentine’s Day Special featuring Sean Cullen, Mark Edwards, and a lineup of special guests.
Let us know how you’re spending Valentine’s Day this year in the comments below or tweet us @ViewTheVibe.