Here is a short list of ideas to celebrate 2021 Valentine’s Day in Toronto with your special someone.
**At the time of publishing this article, Ontario is under lockdown with indoor dining and almost all events are banned.**
For more ideas, also see Things to do this weekend in Toronto
1. Romantic Dinner
Even with a COVID lockdown, you and your partner can still enjoy a romantic and cozy dinner from the comforts of your home this Valentine’s day. Check out 25+ Valentine’s Day Take-Out Specials that are available in Toronto and across the GTA.
Valentine’s Day Virtual Brewmaster’s Dinner
All you need is love (and a chef-created meal) this Valentine’s Day, so join us for a four-course CRAFT Virtual Valentine’s Day Brewmaster’s Dinner!
Order your Brewmaster’s Dinner and join us via Zoom on Feb. 14th for a virtual dinner and drink experience.
Sunday, February 14, 2021, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Craft Beer Market Toronto, 1 Adelaide Street, Toronto
National Chowder Chowdown Festival
If your loved one supports sustainable sea food, get sustainable seafood chowders, inspired by some of the best culinary minds out there during National Chowder Chowdown Festival.
February 1 to 28, 2021
Romantic Dine & Stay Getaway Staycation
Featuring a PRIVATE 3-COURSE DINNER FOR 2 ($75 value) to enjoy at a candle-lit table setup in your room & 4 PM late checkout ($50 value) to reconnect and safely enjoy a night out.
Available until June 2021
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites, 600 Highway 7, Richmond Hill
$189 – $239
ICFF Valentine’s Day
Join ICFF and Eataly in celebrating Valentine’s Day by combining the beauty of food and cinema!
There’s no reason why you still can’t enjoy a romantic evening with your loved one… and nothing says romance quite like a cozy night-in, enjoying a delicious meal with an incredible film!
ICFF Valentine’s day is offering a 5-course dinner-for-two prepared by Eataly’s renowned Chefs, with the inclusion of an ICFF Monthly Program Membership valid from Jan – Sept 2021!
Delivered to your home in GTA
$175 (for 2 ppl)
Dinner and A Show: Ruby Waters
This Valentine’s Day, Crows Theatre have partnered up with Gare de l’Est to pair a gourmet meal for two and sommelier-selected wine with the concert, all designed to bring home the feeling of a great night out. GDL Chef John Sinopoli has created a romantic Valentine’s Day menu to pair with the concert, makng the night an unmissable gastronomic and artistic experience.
February 12 to 14, 2021
Home, Pick up at Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto
$25 – $195
Valentine’s Dinner and a Movie, Italian Style
Enjoy a menu inspired by foods portrayed in iconic Italian films, while those film clips are shown and fun expert commentary is provided. You will enjoy a memorable evening immersing you and your Valentine in two of the most significant pillars of Italian culture: food and film.
We have designed a menu curated to match foods portrayed in Italian films. Prior to each course, we will show a scene, from an iconic Italian film, which features a classic Italian dish.
Saturday, February 13, 2021 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Food delivered to your home.
See Some Movies
- Black History Month Movies: Theatre giant Cineplex is celebrating Black History Month by offering a curated collection of more than 100 films across Canada. This collection of important films was curated to elevate Black history, artists and filmmakers and spark discussion. Watch Hidden Figures, Selma, John Lewis Good Trouble & more. February 1 to 28 @ Online.
- Toronto Black Film Festival: The ninth edition of the TBFF offers 134 titles from 25 countries. February 10-21, 2021 @ Online
- TIFF Next Wave Film Festival: You can get down at Battle of the Scores and the Opening Night Party, join a chat with Finn Wolfhard, binge on a Movie Marathon guaranteed to be A Trip, catch virtual screenings of brand new films (free for anyone under 25), and more! February 12 to 15 @ Online
Enjoy Beethoven Septet concert by TSO. The concert is the only complete movement from the String Trio in B‑flat Major, D. 471, by Schubert, a devoted disciple of Beethoven’s, and a Ludwig-inspired reorchestration for septet of TSO RBC Affiliate Composer Emilie LeBel’s woodwind quintet, Haareis auf Morschem Holz (hair ice on rotten wood), round out the program.
Available Friday, February 12–Thursday, March 4, 2021
Valentine’s Day with Jill Barber
This Valentine’s Day Jill Barber invites you to make an occasion out of staying home. A celebration of love in all its forms, enjoy an intimate serenade by Jill and her band, featuring her best-loved torch songs, moody heartbreak ballads, steamy love songs and classic french chansons. Presented by the National Arts Centre and live streamed with love from The Vancouver East Cultural Centre’s Historic Theatre directly to your home, this is your chance to get dressed up- or buttoned down, dim the lights, put something refreshing on ice, pair it with a favourite meal and settle in for an evening of sultry and classic love songs with Canada’s sweetheart.
Sun, Feb 14 | 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM
$17.93 – $41.39
Winterlit – An illuminated Walk in the Woods
Stroll the Illuminated Sugar Bush Trail with your loved one and then make your way over to the Winterlit Trail for an experience with a little extra sparkle.
The Winterlit Trail (600m round trip) features a unique and stunning lighting experience with inspirational art installations along the trail.
until February 15, 2021
Mountsberg Conservation Area,2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville
$11 to $15
Get outdoors and enjoy two snowshoe trails on the ski slopes at Kelso/Glen Eden. The beginner “S” (short) trail is roughly 1.1 km and stretches across the base of the escarpment. The intermediate “L” (long) trail is roughly 1.8 km and winds its way up the escarpment, across the top of the slopes and back down the other side.
until February 18, 2021
Kelso Conservation Area, Glen Eden, 5234 Kelso Road, Milton
$11 to $15
Free Things to Do to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
- Fish Ontario Licence Free: Do you like winter fishing? Fish license-free across various locations in GTA. February 13 – 15, 2021
- Enjoy going for a walk with your loved one. There are plenty of places where you can enjoy a lovely walk in GTA.
- Go skating at outdoor skating locations.
- Outdoor Winter Activities: Checkout some of these outdoor activities available during the Ontario lockdown.
For Family Day ideas, see Family Day in Toronto & GTA.
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