These Edmonton Love Month Date Ideas Aren’t at a Restaurant

Check out our round-up of Valentine's date ideas of all kinds, especially if you're looking for something a little different this year!
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Looking for a unique way to celebrate Love Month this year? We all love a good dinner date, but why not get creative this year and opt for a unique date your loved one will totally appreciate! Think outside of the restaurant and check out our round-up of Valentine’s date ideas of all kinds, especially if you’re looking for something a little different this year!

Paint By Candlelight

Color Cafe is proudly Canadian owned and operated, let your creativity soar as you sip on delicious cold or hot brews.

Individual tickets $14: This ticket reserves your spot and includes Valentine’s Chocolate, photo booth,  glazing, firing, lots of romantic fun and prize draws. Pottery varies in price depending on type and size on average most will spend $35-85/each.

Paint By Candlelight: held on February 14th at 7:30-9:30pm. This two hour experience will set you up to be in a creative mood: candles, good tunes, photo props, painting, and chocolate!

Where to find them:  8882 170th Street (inside West Edmonton Mall)

Dominique Fils-Aimé

Award winning music artist Dominique Fils-Aimé explores her African-American musical influences in her album trilogy. Fils-Aimé has won awards including a Felix in 2019 for Jazz Album of the Year, a JUNO in 2020 for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year.

Individual tickets $44: Join Fils-Aimé on February 14th at 7:30pm at Arden Theatre stage as she presents her new album ‘Our Roots Run Deep’.  Enjoy the her radiant voice live as she expresses her underlying message of empathy.

Where: The Arden Theatre, 5 St Anne Street, St. Albert

Star Wars: A New Hope – In Concert

In a galaxy far, far away… Join the FILMharmonic Orchestra to experience a live-to-projection performance of one of the most iconic films of all time: Star Wars: A New Hope – In Concert!

Experience this Oscar®-winning score by John Williams performed live by 78 musicians of the FILMharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Francis Choinière while you watch the critically-acclaimed 1977 film on the big screen! Showings: Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 7:30pm and Friday, February 16, 2024 at 7:30pm

Tickets : $55.24 – $142.39+fees

Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave. NW

Disney Animation: Immersive Experience

Surround Yourself in the Worlds, Music & Stories of Disney Animation. This immersive experience starts February 15th and will be featured until April 28th 2024. Its a wonderful date for couples, friends, and families. Disney is for all ages after all!

Immersive Disney Animation
 is an innovative celebration that will take you inside the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, from their very earliest, groundbreaking features to the beloved hit movies of today.

Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW

Picnics In The Forest

Locally Women owned and operated by Mother and Daughter Faith and Sarah Giesbrecht. These lovely ladies love to host and entertain. Every picnic is prepared just for you and your picnic partner!

Enjoy a private area surrounded by poplar trees with your own screened gazebo and firepit area. The sounds of nature will help you relax and unwind. Located only a five minute drive from the Edmonton southeast city limits. Seasonal picnics are subject to availability; Picnics in the Forrest is currently featuring a Romantic Valentine’s Picnic all month long!

Where: 23341 Twp Rd 514, Sherwood Park

Skate and explore at the Silver Skate Festival

The Silver Skate Festival is Edmonton’s longest running winter festival. Gather the family to celebrate prairie winter life, its a great seasonal experience for all ages! This free 10-day family-oriented festival combines culture, art, education, sport, and recreation.

Bring your skates to glide along the city’s free public skating surfaces, admire the snow sculptures, enjoy live entertainment, and so much more!

Where: Laurier Park 13221 Buena Vista Rd NW

Valentine’s Day Speed Dating and Shuffleboard

Single this month? We’ve got just the event for you; Spend Valentine’s Day at Local Public Eatery rotating between challenging games of shuffleboard, while you connect with twenty local singles.

Local Public Eatery Valentine’s Day Speed Dating

Start a conversation and connect in five minutes with other guests. At the end of this fast pace speed dating experience, you’ll let them know who you’ve connected with, and they will facilitate exchanging contact information. Get ready to mingle with other singles on Thursday February 14th, 2024 7pm–9pm.

Where: The Local Public Eatery, 11228 Jasper Avenue (ages 25+)

Shred Your Ex

Mend your broken heart, and let out some steam with this epic shredding event presented by 95.7 and The Pam Kirby Show. Join the community Wednesday, February 14th, 2pm – 6pm and bring remnants of your past relationships; that old sweater, cringe-worthy photos, or any lingering keepsakes shred and watch these old things turn into confetti!

Where: Lone Pine Distilling, 10375 59 Avenue NW

This is only the beginning of Love Month and we have so much to share! Keep an eye out here and on @datenightyeg for everything new, classic, and romantic for February.

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