Affordable Date Ideas in Toronto That Won’t Cost You More Than $25

Dating can get pretty expensive but it shouldn't have you going broke. 

Okay, so trying to go on a date for free in Toronto is a little difficult, there’s walks and hikes nearby, plus some free events happening around the city but if you’re trying to stay creative on a low budget, we got you for affordable date ideas in Toronto!

There are a ton of affordable things you can dive into while trying to find “the one”, and we’ve rounded up some options to add to your list:

Allan Gardens

Allan Gardens is one of those places you always want to visit but never do. When it comes to a date, this is a great spot because there is no entry fee. 

Browse A Farmers Market

There are a few great farmers’ markets in and around our city including, The Leslieville Farmers Market, Trinity Bellwood’s Farmers Market and Sorauren Farmer’s Market

Not only is this a great place to roam around for free, but if you don’t want the date to end, you can pick up some ingredients for a homemade dinner that night!

Picnic At Trinity Bellwoods

Speaking of Trinity Bellwoods, there are few spots in the city that offer better picnic grounds than here. 

Picnics are the most underrated date but don’t wait too long as the Summer season is ending soon! 

Visit The AGO

Great news, if you are under the age of 25 you can roam the museum for free! Even greater news, AGO is free to the general public every from 6-9 pm to their collection galleries!

For those of you who are more mature in age, a ticket will cost you only $25, making it a great and affordable date spot!

Go To Kensington Market

From amazing food, casual drink spots, and even better shopping, there is no better place for an affordable date than hitting up the famed Kensington Market. 

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show

Movie dates are obviously more intimate and cute but did you know you can watch outdoor movies on the big screen for free? Toronto Outdoor Picture Show is 100% free to attend without any ticket requirements – they encourage donations instead! Bring your blankets and snacks and enjoy the show!

Watch the Sunset at Riverdale Park

Riverdale Park is a popular spot during the Summer time in Toronto especially during sunset hour! Enjoy a picnic while you wait and watch the golden city skyline.

Go Roller Skating

Roller skate hand in hand with Suso Skate Co. at the Bentway for free if you bring your own skates! Don’t worry if you don’t own any as the cost is only $18 for 1 hour, $25 for 2 hours, and $30 for 3 hours. The Bentway popup is open until September 17.

We love a date that saves money, so we’re adding these to our summer 2023 list! Need more ideas for travel dates, where to find the best brunch, and more? Check out all the Toronto date ideas here!
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