Hello hello YYC fam! That brutal cold Feb weather is coming in HOT… er, cold rather. But all those fierce and spicy Valentine’s vibes are lighting up the local YYC Date Night scene. The only chills you’ll be feeling are ones of looove. Read on to see what’s happening around YYC to level up your Valentine’s day festivities!
BRUNCH + CONCERT WITH CALGARY OPERA
Be serenaded by legendary singers and the Calgary Opera while dining on a decadent, luscious brunch form Devour Catering! Croissants, breakfast sausage, frittatas and MORE. Click here for full info!
DECADENT BUTCHER BOXES FROM NORTHERN RANGE
Take your at-home dinner dates to the next level with classic Canadian winter cooking with an indulgent twist on tradition! From tomahawk steak dinners to great rib trio packs and more, their selections are PRIME. Click here for full deets.
If you’re in need of a stress relief and a self-care reset, Esme has you totally covered. From skin treatments, to nail service, waxing and more, this iconic YYC beauty hot spot will leave you feeling totally refreshed and energized! Not to mention, their team is extremely kind and wonderful. Book your appt here!
ONLINE SHOP DATE AT MARKT. BY SPRUCE MEADOWS
MARKT. by Spruce Meadows hosts HUNDREDS of amazing vendors and thousands of items for that special someone in your life. Offering everything from lifestyle goods, to delicious locally made treats, arts and so much more, there’s something for literally everyone. Choose local for the one you’ve chosen! See their selections here.
VALENTINE’S DINNER BY THE CALGARY ZOO
The Zoo’s culinary offerings are WIDLY delicious! Dig into a truly amazing 3-course high end dinner featuring smoked duck, 12-hour braised AAA beef short rib, flourless chocolate and MORE. Don’t miss out on this! See their full menu here.
Looking for a Valentine to share in all the romance vibes with this year? Our friends at the Calgary Sport & Social Club (@calgaryssc) are looking for men to round out their Feb 10 Online Speed Dating event.
Meet that special someone and win some of the sweet BABE BEER prizing from Last Best Brewing / Campio Brewing Co. ! Golden ale with Fraser Valley blueberries and balanced with a hint of vanilla? Now THAT is a match made in heaven. Register here!
DESIGN A CUTE PLANT FOR YOUR VALENTINE
There’s not better way to show how much you care than by gifting something that grows 🌵 just like your love! This Valentine’s our friends at Fleur & Co. have crafted special DIY succulent arrangement kits that you can gift and build together as a fun COVID-19 safe activity! Shop selections here — hurry! They’re flying fast!
LOVE AT FIRST TOUCH COUPLES YOGA
Local YYC yoga company Touch + Release uses touch-based healing to settle the nervous system, create more meaningful connections within and outside of ourselves and establish greater health equilibrium in our lives. It. is. AMAZING. And will change your life. Click here for more info and to meet your facilitator, local fitness and wellness icon, Jessica Ecclestone
Captive your date with a legendary Oyster Kit from Rodney’s Oyster House. Served on the half shell and packed on ice, with our house made sauces, lemon, parsley and freshly grated horseradish, this meal is a serious CATCH! Head here to see all options.
Chocolate and Valentine’s go together better than bread and butter. Or at least on par! It’s HERE. YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is ON. Take your date for an indulgent chocolate adventure around the city sampling the unique stye and flavours of different hot chocolate around the city all in support of Meals on Wheels. Click here to see all city-wide participants!