5 Winter Date Night Ideas in & around Calgary.
1. Carriage Sleigh Rides
Heritage Ranch ©Heritage Ranch
30 minute Winter Night Lights Sleigh ride followed by a 3 course meal with a bottle of wine at WestLake Grill. Dinner with wine served in a semi private room. (Winner of the 2013 Golden Fork Award for most romantic restaurant for dinner.)
Mid November Till March
Heritage Ranch Red Deer
$149.00 per person.
You can also opt for sleigh rides (Winter Night Lights Tour) and book dinner separately at the Ranch’s Westlake Grill.
Convert your date night into half a day or one day trip to Banff National park and enjoy Sleigh rides in Lake Louise and in Banff Town.
2. Dog sledding
All dog sledding takes place at near Spray Lakes, Spray Valley Provincial Park.
a. Legends of the Snow Moon – Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
2 hours Dog sled tour at Spray lakes on moon lit nights. After the tour, enjoy a hot beverages, snacks and cakes around campfire . Trail length – 10 km.
Dates: January 18th 2015, February 14th 2015 (Valentine’s Day), February 20th 2015
You can also book special tours.
$256.00 per person +5% tax
b. Dogsled under the Stars! – Mad Dogs & Englishmen Dog Sled Expeditions
Dog sled tour on starry moon lit nights. Dogsledding at night Experience the thrill of an evening run with the dogs! Under the stars with the moonlight reflecting off the snowy mountain peaks, evening runs are truly an experience in themselves.
Tour runs on demand.
$ 225 per person + 5% tax
c. Apres Ski / Dinner Tour – Howling Dog Tours
A 2 hour dog sled tour that starts early @ 4pm. Finish your evening with a dinner at a Canmore restaurant.
$ 220 – 225 per person, + 5% tax
3. Rat Cave tours.
This is not exactly a romantic activity, but it is fun nevertheless and a good team/relationship building exercise. Details
Go Cave touring at Rat’s Nest Cave, Canmore . It is available 7 day a week., with approximately 4.5 hours of of which 2.5 hours is spent underground.
$115.00 + GST
4. Evening Skiing at Mt Norquay / Lake Louise Ski Resort
Consider going for night Skiing at Mt Norquay or join for Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events at Lake Louise Ski Resort.
Night Skiing at Mt Norquay
How much ?
$25.00 per person
Friday, Saturday @ 5pm – 9pm from Jan 2/3, 2015 to Mar 31, 2015
Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events at Lake Louise Ski Resort
Full Package includes Lift Ticket, Après drinks, appetizers & live music at the mid-mountain lodge, first tracks down a freshly groomed green run, and finishes with our buffet dinner and entertainment.
How much ?
$74.00 per person
December 25 & 31 , 2014 | 3:30 to 8:30 pm
February 14, 2015 | 3:30 to 8:30 pm
Dinner & Dance Package: includes buffet dinner and entertainment. – $64.00
5. Snowshoe & Dinner
1. At Lake Louise Ski Resort
If you want to plan for a fun day out at Lake Louise Ski Resort, join for snow shoeing Tour ($65.00 for 1.5 hr) & book your dinner at a Lake Louise Ski Resort Lodge or at any of your favourite restaurant.
2. At. Mt. Norquay
Snow shoe (DIY) along on the Stoney Squaw Loop Trail and dine at Cascade Lodge. – Snow shoe rentals $15.00
3. In Calgary
Get snow shoes and snow shoe/hike at Fish Creek Provincial Park on moon lit nights and have dinner at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant.
Alternatively, snow shoe /hike at Prince’s Island Park , enjoy a dinner at River Cafe (closed January) – or at any of your favourite downtown restaurants and end your perfect day by attending a Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Concert at Epcor Centre. ‘CPO concert and dinner’ is an elegant, yet simple date idea for any time of the year.
Full moon days
December 6, 2014 (Sun Set: 4:30 PM)
January 4, 2015 (Sun Set: 4:44 PM)
February 3, 2015 (Sun Set: 5:31 PM)
March 5, 2015 (Sun Set: 6:24 PM )
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