Budget friendly Toronto date ideas

Whether you are going out with someone for the first time or are trying to keep things fun and exciting for an anniversary outing – here are some ideas

Toronto Blue Jays –  Roger Centre (1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto)

Depending on the seats, tickets can start as low as $20.00, but remember that ballpark prices on parking and concessions will be on the expensive side.


The Rex Jazz/Blues Bar (194 Queen St W, Toronto)

Decent food, live jazz performances. Cover for the live performances ~ $5-10.


Toronto Zoo  ( 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto.  http://www.torontozoo.com/)


The Toronto Zoo is the largest in the country, and features animal and plant life from 7 distinct biological regions of the globe. Adults $28. Parking extra

Segway Tour -Distillery District

Segway of Ontario has created a number of fun and interesting Segway tours in the Toronto area. One popular tour involves riding segways through Toronto’s Distillery district, learning about the area along the way from a knowledgeable guide. The tours operate 6 days a week and cost $69.00 per person plus tax.

Royal Ontario Museum ROM – (100 Queens Park, Toronto)

Perfect for the history buff. Or if you want to look smart.  Adults $17

Snakes and Lattes (600 Bloor St W, Toronto)

100s of  board games. ~$10 an hour.

Toronto Islands (Bay St. Ferry Docks) 

Amazing during the summer. Rent a bikes, visit the amusement park, go to the beach. Ferry to the island is ~$7.50


Allan Gardens (19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto)

Free botanical gardens in the downtown core.


High Park  (1873 Bloor St W, Toronto)

One of the best and largest parks in Toronto. Catch shakespeare in the park during the summer months. Go skating during the winter


Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St W, Toronto)

Art lovers. Interesting limited time exhibits


CN Tower (301 Front St W, Toronto)

The Tower features a 360 degree observation area. Adult $32, Child $22


Distillery District (Mill St. Toronto)

Free. Village of brick-lined streets and restored Victorian Industrial buildings. Perfect for eating, drinking, shopping.


Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay W, Toronto)

Go skating in the winter, or check out the live events in the summer. Great views of the waterfront

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