Top 10 Romantic Date Ideas to Do in Calgary

Heritage Park S.S Moyie

 Show your significant other that you adore them by treating them to as many romantic dates as possible in Calgary.

Feel the love with these top 10  romantic date ideas that you can try in Calgary.

Take in the scenery on this half-size replica of the S.S. Moyie. The origional S.S. Moyie, built in 1898, was originally intended to ferry miners to the Klondike gold rush, instead, the Canadian Pacific Railway put her to use on Kootenay Lake to ferry passengers from its rail terminal at Kootenay Landing to Nelson, B.C. The S.S. Moyie was gradually replaced and demoted over the next 40 years. 

See the boat schedule here

Price is included in day park admission at Heritage Park.

Spoil your date with YYC Picnics. These picnics are the perfect date night, anniversary, or proposal set up to make your time together extra romantic. The packages are tailored to you so you can select the time, locations, package size, and add-ons like disposable cameras, fresh florals, paint night and more.

Book your picnic here 

Spirit Hills crafts one of a kind award winning flower wines in Millarvile, Alberta. Stop by for a indoor tour and tasting where you will learn about Rocky Mountain Foothills flowers, bees and wine production, sample the wines, and of course grab a bottle or two for later.

📍240183 – 2380 Drive West, Millarville, Alberta

We all know that the Alberta summer sunsets are spectacular. Grab a blanket and some snacks for a sunset watching date. 

These are a few great spots for a perfect west-facing view:

Is there anything more beautiful than thousands of flowers blooming in all their glory? The Bowden SunMaze is a perfect spot for a date night among the flowers. Wander the sunflower maze, and grab some veggies and flowers in the U-Pick gardens.


$11+fees Adults
$7+fees Children
4 & Under Free

📍34530 RR#14 Red Deer County, Alberta

6. Hike To A Waterfall Or Hot Springs

There is something so calming about being in nature and being by water. The beautiful scenery of these hikes are sure to make you feel the love. 

  • Lundbreck Falls is a gorgeous rushing waterfall, easily accessible from Highway 3. Directions
  • Upper Spray Falls located off George Biggy Sr. Road, just 1km past Thunderstone Quarries. Directions
  • Bow Falls in Banff. Directions
  • Upper Kananaskis Falls and Sarrail Falls. Directions
  • Johnston Canyon. Directions
  • Grassi Lakes Waterfalls. Directions

Also checkout these Must Visit Hot Springs Near Calgary

7. Go For A Trail Ride

Take in the Alberta scenery from horseback with you love. Do a short ride, a day ride, or go all out and do a overnight pack trip.

These spots are near Calgary:

Dig out your vintage roller skates (or rent some vibrant wheels) to roll around the rink hand-in-hand. Roller Rink on The Boulevard features a 215ft road mural, patio space, outdoor games, and local art.

📍 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary

For those that love nature but also want a bed at night, glamping is an awesome option. Sundance Lodges has the option to sleep in a Tipi or their Trapper Tent with a wooden floor. Both come with a wood frame bed, and even a little heater to cut the chill of those Alberta nights. 

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Get Directions to Sundance Lodges, here

Feel the chemistry and hit up the Telus Spark Science Centre for Spark After Dark 18+ events. There is food, drinks, music, and of course science. 

Upcoming dates:

Aug 12 – The Games People Play, Tickets

Oct 14 – Bon Appetite, Tickets

📍220 St. George’s Drive NE Calgary

More date ideas in Calgary to finish off August:

Festivals, Events and Date Ideas to Do in Calgary This August


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