Looking for something fun to do this Valentines day? There is something for everyone in the list we compiled below. 

For a fun yet inexpensive date night, lace up your skates and head to one of Guelph’s rinks. You can either head to an indoor rink, or outdoor rink! When you’re done head to a local coffee shop and warm up with your loved one.

Dinner and a movie
The classic. Book a reservation at one of the many restaurants in Guelph and then head to a movie. 

Some of the great date night restaurants are:
La Cucina – A quaint downtown restaurant that offers fine Italian cuisine.

Bin 23 – Romantic, upmarket eatery serving inventive North American cuisine & fine wines.

Buon Gusto – Modern restaurant featuring wood-fired pizzas, refined Italian dishes & cocktails in a stylish setting.

Manhattans – Warm, colorful bistro for Italian dishes & a variety of pizzas along with live music on most nights.


Brewery tour
Whether you’re looking to book a brewery tour or just catch up over a drink and an appetizer these local breweries are the hot spots in town… with the best beer!

Royal City Brewery 

Sleemans Brewery

Stonehammer Brewery

Wellington Brewery

Brothers Brewery

Cox Creek Wine Cellar  – If wine is your beverage of choice head to Cox Creek Wine Cellar for their gourmet dinner with wine tasting!


Guelph Lake’s Walking Trails
Bundle up, take the dog and enjoy the great outdoors with your special person. For a map of the Guelph Lake Walking trails: 



Get competitive and go bowling at Woodlawn Bowl in Guelph. To add extra competition, do a double date – you and your partner VS your friend and their partner.



Escape Room
Do you love solving riddles and puzzles? Put your heads together and do an escape room at Fantescapes Escape Room. 



Axe Throwing
For something a little unconventional, head to Riot Axe and throw axes at the targets. To make the stakes high, whoever loses pays for dinner. 



Rock Climbing
Scale the walls together rock climbing at Guelph Grotto.



Something Sweet
Head to Buon Gusto’s for dinner and then walk down the street to Lady Glaze Doughnuts for dessert. 


Cook Together
Just want to stay in this year? Put on some music and cook together. We know what you’re thinking – okay but what should we make? Check out this scrumptious Creamy Tuscan Chicken recipe from Delish.