Need some ideas for an evening out? We've 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!


couple snowshoeing in forest

Snowshoe through the forest. Rent a pair of snowshoes and enjoy the winter scenery as you walk hand in hand through the trails. For awesome trails and rentals, click here.

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. 

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.

Hit the ice rink. Hold hands with your sweetie as you twirl around the ice rink in front of City Hall. Or look over the beauty of Kempenfelt Bay at the Centennial Park Ice Rink.

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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.

Catch a hockey game. For a casual fun date night, snuggle up together and cheer on the Barrie Colts at The Sadlon Centre.

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. 

Go for a romantic horse drawn sleigh ride. Tour the snowy winter wonderland with Sands of Percherons or Rainbow View Farms as you cozy up with a blanket and a cup of hot chocolate.

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.


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

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. 

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.

Enjoy a dogsled ride for two. Windrift Kennels offers an amazing and unique adventure just north of Barrie where you can be pulled through scenic trails by dogsled team. 

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

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.

 

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