Date Nights in the City


Whether it is morning, afternoon or evening, time with your partner is very important in any relationship, especially once children come into the picture. We have all experienced trying to have a quality conversation while breaking up fights, making dinner and navigating through an obstacle course of toys and coming up short and frustrated. Alone time with your partner allows for meaningful conversation, reconnection and relieves the day to day stress of raising a family.


So put aside some time, book a sitter and try out one or all of these awesome date nights ideas. Don't worry about the breaking the bank there are lots of fun things that are FREE or inexpensive available.

Board Game Lounges- Gameopolis,  Mancala Monk Board Game Cafe


Hiking Trails & Waterfalls- Hamilton is the city of Waterfalls, why not check one out?


Adventure Village- Mini Putt, Batting Cages, Outdoor Lasertag and more! Most attractions are under $10 each with options to purchase fun packs.


Coffee and Dessert Dates- The Bean Bar,  Williams Fresh Cafe,  Brown Dog CafeSymposium,  Mulberry Cafe, Caffe Demetre (Burlington), Jax Sweet Shoppe,  Saint James Espresso Bar & Eatery,  Choclat on James,  Democracy,  Cafe Augusta,  Detour Coffee Roasters,  Coffee Culture,  My Dog Joe


Canoe, Paddle Boats or Paddleboard Rentals- Christie Lake,  Fifty Point,  Valens Lake,  Binbrook Conservation Area,  Burlington Beach Rentals


Recreation Games- Serve Ping Pong Lounge,  Splitsville Hamilton/Burlington- Billiards & Darts,  Celebrity Billiards,  The End Pocket,  Boulevard Billiards, The Honest Lawyer, BATL Grounds Axe Throwing


BowlingSplitsville Hamilton/Burlington, Mountain Lanes, Sherwood Centre, Skyway Lanes, University Lanes, Waterdown Lanes


Indoor Exercise/Activities- Trampoline Park- Flying Squirrel, Rock Climbing- Gravity Climbing Gym, Climber's Rock,   Salsa Dancing- Alegria Dance Company, Nuvitzo Dance,  Laser Tag- Laser Mania

Galleries and Art- Art Gallery of Hamilton, James Street Galleries, Locke Street 


Live Sports- Kilty B's, Hamilton Bulldogs, Tiger Cats, Hamilton Cardinals


Picnic in the Park- Battlefield Park, Gage Park, Dundas Driving Park, Sam Lawrence Park, Pier 4 Park


Farmers Market- Hamilton Farmers Market, Ancaster Farmers Market, Ottawa Street Farmers Market


Hit the slotsFlamborough Downs


Go Rafting- Grand River Rafting

Hang at the Pier- Pier 8


Ride Bikes Around Town- SoBi Bikes 


Explore a Neighbourhood- Concession St, Locke St, James St, Ottawa St, Downtown Stoney Creek, Downtown Dundas


Ice/Roller Skating- Waterfront Rink, Mohawk Arena, Hamilton Arenas

Escape Room Challenge- Rubix Room, Alcatraz Escape Room, The Crux Room, Escape Canada, Key Masters


Theatres- Zoetic TheatreTheatre Aquarius, Ancaster Theatre, Dundas Theatre, Binbrook Theatre, Staircase Theatre


Winery Tours- Niagara-on-the-Lake


Go Karts- Hamilton Indoor Go-Karts, Lakeland Go Karts, Cameron Speedway


Cooking Classes- Paradiso, Casual Gourmet, Treehouse Kitchen,  Longos, PC Cooking School


Golf/Driving Range- Chedoke Golf Course, Kings Forest, Willow Valley Southbrook, Southern PinesCopetown Woods, Rock Chapel, Knollwood  Golf Course, Dragon's Fire


Painting Nights- Cocktails and Canvas, Paint Nite, Wobbly Canvas


Flight Simulator- Air Combat Zone, UFly Simulator

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