Fall Date Night in Edmonton

Oct 19, 2022

It's officially cuffing season! It might be getting cooler, but when it comes to romance, Edmonton certainly knows how to heat things up. Whether you're heading out on a first date, or celebrating your 20-year anniversary, you can level up your love life with this autumn guide to date night in Edmonton!

Events at the AGA

Drag Brunch Extravaganzas

Brunch it up with some of Edmonton's favourite drag queens! This season, Edmonton is offering a ton of Halloween-themed drag brunches, including:

Northern Lights and Chill

Dinner for Two, Please

Edmonton is a culinary hot spot in Canada, which makes grabbing a fabulous dinner at a local eatery an easy choice for date night! Download the Explore Edmonton Downtown Dining Pass to discover the core's legendary local restaurants, or the Explore Edmonton Old Strathcona Dining Pass to experience the bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue.

The best conversations are often had over a pint. Download the Explore Edmonton Brewery Pass for discounts to the best brewhouses in town!

You Wear Blue, I'll Wear Orange

Paint Nite Edmonton

If you're romantic like Van Gogh, but would rather keep both your ears, try taking your date to one of the many Paint Nite events around town. You'll create one-of-a-kind masterpieces with the help of the Paint Nite team and enjoy a pint or cocktail while you channel your inner Picasso.

Feel the Chemistry

An Evening at the Theatre

The Citadel Theatre is an Edmonton-grown theatrical powerhouse that creates extraordinary productions and offers exceptionally polished, inventive live experiences that transport you and your plus one to worlds beyond your imagination. When the lights dim and the heavy red curtains swing open, expect an evening immersed in laughter, excitement, raw emotion and pure entertainment. Catch the upcoming show Almost a Full Moon on the live stage!

Segway into Their Heart

Board Game Cafes & Escape Rooms

Bring along another couple for a double date at an escape room or board game cafe. Work together to crack codes in escape rooms like Escape City's The Hunt for Arms McGee, which features a series of Edmonton-themed puzzles. Gather around a table at Hexagon Board Game Cafe or Table Top Board Game Cafe where you will find espresso-based beverages, beer, soda, and (of course) awesome board games.

Catch a Composition

Jump & Jive at Sugar Swing

Take your date to Sugar Swing Ballroom's Dance Socials on Friday or Saturday evenings and woo your partner with some sweet dance moves. Lessons are available before the party begins, so you won't have to worry about stepping on each other's feet. Dance to swing music, and get to know your partner while you Lindy Hop. All levels welcome!