Get Creative and Attend These Classes for Your Next Date Night

These workshops might just add a touch more of excitement and creativity to your relationship!

Why not ditch the traditional dinner and a movie routine for date night and instead, opt for a unique and interactive experience learning something new! Calgary offers a ton of workshop classes that arn’t only fun and engaging, but also provide the perfect opportunity to bond with your partner while unleashing your creative side.

From pottery and painting to cooking and jewelry crafting, these workshops are a way to explore new skills while making memories you won’t soon forget.

Cooking Class: The Cookbook Co. Cooks

If you and your date are looking to enhance your culinary abilities, elevate your cooking skills with The Cookbook Co. Cooks, led by seasoned chefs. Their cooking school offers a range of in-person classes and events. The Bistro Kitchen serves as an ideal setting for immersive cooking experiences and sophisticated sit-down dinners alike.

Location: 722-11 Avenue SW

Stained Glass: Passion for Glass

Unleash your creativity and bond with your date at Passion for Glass! Embark on a unique artistic journey as you explore the intricate craft of stained glass making together. Passion for Glass offers engaging and hands-on classes led by experienced artisans. Whether you’re a beginning or have some experience, these classes provide the perfect opportunity to learn new skills and create beautiful, personalized pieces of art with your partner.

Location: 1534 17 Avenue SW

Baking Class: Sidewalk Citizen Bakery

Discover the art of baking alongside your date at Sidewalk Citizen Bakery in Calgary! Delight in a hands-on experience where you’ll learn the secrets of crafting delicious pastries and breads under the guidance of skilled bakers. Located in the heart of the city, Sidewalk Citizen Bakery offers an intimate and cozy atmosphere perfect for couples seeking a unique and memorable date activity.

Location: 618 Confluence Way SE

Dance Class: Pulse Studios

Dance into romance with your partner at Pulse Studios! Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or stepping onto the dance floor for the first time, Pulse Studios offers a range of classes catering to all skill levels. From energetic hip-hop to k-pop, there’s a dance style to suit every couple’s taste. Pulse Studios provides the perfect setting for an exhilarating date night filled with laughter, connection, and, of course, some smooth moves.

Location: 110 10 Ave NW

Artisan Ice Cream Making Class: Made by Marcus

This counts as a fun foodie date idea AND gift idea.. kind of. What other date can you bring home pints of ice cream for yourself (or to share)?!

Made by Marcus’ Ice Cream Workshops are led by Owner and Founder, Marcus Purtzki. Learn all about how they make their artisan ice cream from the man himself and even make your own flavour. You’ll have access to all their house-made products such as caramels, fudges, crunches, toffees and more – can you say YUM?!

Find their upcoming classes here.

Location: 1013 17 Avenue SW #121

Pottery Class: Workshop Studios

Dive into the world of pottery together and discover the joy of sculpting and molding clay into beautiful works of art. Led by skilled instructors, Workshop Studios offers engaging and hands-on pottery classes suitable for all skill levels. This studio provides the perfect setting for a memorable date filled with the satisfaction of creating something special together.

Location: BAY 3, 2501 Alyth Rd.SE

Macaron 101 Workshop: Ollia Macarons & Tea

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make the elusive French macarons, Ollia is the right place! This date idea is a two (ish) hour evening at the store where you’ll be guided and learn a little about the history of the macaron, how to properly macaronage, tips & tricks for getting the perfect shell, flavour creation, and troubleshooting.

Then, you’ll make your own (hopefully) perfect macarons to take homes and enjoy!

The class comes with all the materials and ingredients required, a snack of three macarons & a tea during the class break, a box of approx. 25 macarons to take home, a PDF recipe book, and 15% off all bakeware, merchandise, and teas the day of your class!

More info and how to book here.

Location: 810C 16th Ave SW

Painting Class: Kensington Art

Immerse yourself in a realm of imagination and self-expression through a painting workshop guided by skilled mentors. Whether you seek to refine your brushwork or relish a delightful evening out, Kensington Art promises an ideal setting for igniting your creative spark.

Location: 120, 6999 11 Street SE

Jewelry Making Class: Little Rock Jewellery Studio

Experience a one-of-a-kind date night at Little Rock Jewellery Studio, where creativity and connection come together! Explore the art of jewelry making alongside your partner in their welcoming Calgary studio. Delve into hands-on classes led by expert artisans, where you’ll try techniques like soldering, stone setting, and metalwork. Whether you’re new to crafting or seasoned in the art, our classes cater to all skill levels.

Location: Springbank Equestrian Centre 25 Robinson Rd.

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