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Guide: 8 places for the perfect fall date night in Calgary

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Leaves are falling, and autumn is officially calling! It’s easy to fall into the same dinner and a movie routine. Especially as the days are getting shorter, you may be less persuaded to leave your blanket and exchange your fuzzy-sock filled cocoons for jeans and rooms full of people. BUT that’s what we’re here for…be inspired to treat your sweetheart to a romantic evening or burger filled outing!

We’ve come up with a list of 8 things to do for the perfect fall date night. Have fun, friends!


fall date night calgary

Put a twist on date night with Alberta Theatre Projects new show, THE WEDDING PARTY. Enjoy the wedding of Sherry and Jack Jr. as an outrageous reception spins out of control! From family secrets, squabbling in-laws, embarrassing speeches and terrible dance-moves this wedding has it all!

When: on now until September 29, 2019
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre
Cost: $20 – $100


the guild date night

Dine at The Guild, located along Calgary’s historic Stephen Avenue. Big night out on the town, or maybe you’ve got tickets to go see The Wedding Party? Stop in at The Guild for their three-course prix fixe menu!

When: When you want to treat bae to a swanky night out but don’t want to break the bank
Where: 200 8 Ave SW
Cost: Food menu options vary but we suggest you go for the $35 prix fixe


lil empire burger

Give us the beef boys and free our soul, we want to get lost in Lil Empire’s burgers. Located in Annex Ales’s new soda shop, this recently launched new burger joint is the perfect spot to slow down with a fresh craft pint and catch up with your cutie for a Friday night special.

When: Whenever that belly is a-grumbling’
Where: 4323 1 Street SE
Cost: Free to take a look – beer and burgers are extra 😉


pumpkin date night calgary

Explore the pumpkin patches at the Calgary Farm Yard! Open weekends starting in October, switch hit date night for a day date and sport your best plaid and rubber boots while you pick pumpkins and try to make your way through the corn maze!

When: Weekends starting October
Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View No. 44
Cost: $20


calgary cooking

Get a taste for the foodie life and ditch the dinner and movie routine for cooking classes with the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen. Level up your date night and practice your top-chef cooking skills. Cue the “behinds!” and “in-fronts!” and experience the difference at Calgary’s newest destination for cooking classes in ATCO’s new state-of-the-art facility and Blue Flame Kitchen.

When: See website for schedule
Where: ATCO Park Commons Building, 5302 Forand Street SW
Cost: $50+



Have you tried your luck at Taiko Taco yet? Face off with bae on over 3,000 square feet of fun. Calgary’s newest restaurant is levelling up with a music hall, rotating brewery and 9 holes of lucky put… probably will be an un-fore-gettable experience. Hah.

When: Whenever you turn off Netflix and get over there!
Where: 107, 3851 Manchester Road SE
Cost: Free to take a look!


calgary fall date night

Take a stroll through the East Village and end up at the King Eddy. Immerse yourself in one of Calgary’s urban cultural cornerstones, where live music is the reigning champion and you can get your music fix with a side of pub favourites.

When: See website for concert listings
Where: 438 9th Ave SE
Cost: Free – $10+



Looking for a fancier affair? We suggest you check out Teatro. What was once the Dominion Calgary Bank is now one of the city’s most esteemed restaurants, deeply rooted in Italian cuisine. Ready for a culinary experience to get you in the bae’s good books? Teatro is the place!

When: Whenever you’re in the dog house and need to get out
Where: 200 8th Ave SE
Cost: Food menu options vary, see the menu for details

There you have it, Calgary, 8 date night ideas to keep you and your cutie busy this fall!

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