Need some ideas for an evening out without the kids? we got you covered! Whether it’s a night out or a weekend getaway, here are a few romantic, adventurous and even unique date night ideas for you and your significant other!

Cheer on your favourite team. Place bets against each other, enjoy delicious food and cheer your favourite team on the big screen during playoffs at one of these local sports bars & pubs.#datenight

Go to a Gallery Opening. Grab a coffee and soak up some culture while you take a tour of the Maclaren Art Centre during the opening of a new exhibit.

Get Pampered. Escape from the everyday at Scandinave Spa and enjoy a relaxing afternoon cozying up in the hot baths, sauna and eucalyptus steam room.

Try axe throwing. For a perfect mix of adventure and fun, challenge your significant other or another couple to an axe throwing competition at  Iron Nation Axe Throwing.

Summon your inner Ninja. Add some adventure to your date at Jack's Urban Jungle as you and your sweetheart test your strength on the new Ninja Warrior Course.  

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Join a yoga class. Soak in the warmth, comfort and positivity that resonates at BLISS Ann Green Yoga as the two of you take part in one of their many types of classes. This is a great way for you and your partner to connect on a whole new level.

Take a craft brewery tour. Visit Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, Barnstormer Brewing Company and Redline Brewhouse and learn how your favourite brews are made. Be sure to enjoy a few samples too! 

Enjoy the classic dinner and a movie. Head downtown Barrie and catch a flick at Barrie’s Uptown Theatre, then hit up a downtown restaurant for something delicious to eat, that will leave your taste buds begging for more.

Check out the local music scene. Just east of Barrie’s historic Five Points, Donaleigh’s Irish Public House is a perfect spot to get cozy, enjoy authentic Irish ales, lagers and stouts and great food. If #datenight is on Friday or Saturday, plan to be there at 10pm and catch a live performance from their featured artists. 

Catch a baseball game. There’s no quicker way to hit a home run than catching a Barrie Baycat’s game for your #barriedatenight! 


Take a swing at it. Get some practice in before golf season begins at North Swing Golf Lounge. You and your date can enjoy 2 hours in the Chubbs (VIP) Simulator with a bottle of wine or a pitcher of beer. There are different courses with varying tee decks and levels of difficulty.

Take a pottery class
. Get in touch with your artistic side as you and your sweetie learn the fundamentals of wedging, centring, lifting, trimming and glazing at Creative Café’s Pottery Wheel Classes. 

Escape the Impossible. Put your teamwork skills to the test as you discover clues, solve problems and try to escape 1 of 4 themed rooms at Perplexcity Escape Rooms and Board Game Café.

Call out BINGO first! Looking for something different to do for #datenight? Grab your bingo dabbers and head over to Delta Bingo & Gaming, where you and your significant other can test your speed against bingo veterans.

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