From light displays to market magic, winter is the season of love and it’s all just around the corner! Not sure what’s next for you and that special someone? Whether it’s your first date or your 400th, here are 10 wonderfully romantic date ideas you can enjoy in and around Calgary this November.


Ski season came early, Calgary! This November, call up your snow bunny, crank the road tunes playlist and hit the hills for a day of powder, fun and memories. There’s nothing better than falling… in love.

When: Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
Where: 1 Sunshine access Rd, Banff, AB
Cost: $68 / lift ticket (temporarily)



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This month, see the mountains and trees in technicolour! Starting on November 19th, enjoy Nightrise – an immersive (and romantic) activity that merges multimedia, storytelling, and nature. There’s nothing like it!

When: Starts Friday, November 19th, 2022
Where: 100 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
Cost: $44+


This November, bond over a childhood classic at TELUS Spark’s Goodnight Moon immersive experience. Never before shown in a digital gallery – each presentation will actually pull Calgarians into the story where they can interact with characters and images from Brown’s wholesome universe.

When: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: $26+


Chocolate is unofficially the official food of romance, so what could be cuter than Granary Road’s Chocolate Fest? From brownies and cupcakes to hot chocolate and more – this delicious event is going to be the sweetest of the season – so check it out!

When: Saturday, November 12th – 13th, 2022
Where: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB
Cost: $15



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Fancy a drink? Serving themed cocktails in a variety of Christmas mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street will return again this year to completely transform Calgary’s Proof cocktail bar with over-the-top decorations from floor to ceiling. It’s going to be adorable!

When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB


From nose boops to their toe beans, there are few living things more beautiful than the wolves at Yamnuska’s Dog Sanctuary. This winter, enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime tour where you can learn, listen and tour the facility with a guided expert while you totally fall in love with Alberta’s biggest and most beautiful pups (and each other) – then leave with a new appreciation for wildlife.

Where: 263156 Range Road 53 Cochrane, Alberta
Cost: $63+


Lovers lane and the Zoo’s many photo ops are back, Calgary! This November, grab the hand of someone special and ogle millions of dazzling lights strung through towering trees and bushes. Gab a hot cocoa, a snack and take a seat by the fire for a traditional evening of winter fun.

When: Friday, November 18th until January 8th, 2022
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for children



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This holiday season, shop local – after dark! Set to kick off on November 4th, Calgarians are encouraged to hit the indoor edition of the Inglewood Night Market! Why not check it out and cross a few things off that growing Christmas gift list together?

When: Friday, November 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 25th, 26th, 2022
Where:  Quonset at Crossroads Market —  1235 26 Avenue SE
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
Cost: $5


Bundle up and dine like royalty! This November, romance-seekers are encouraged to indulge outdoors in Fairmont’s 360° Dome dining room – an unbeatable private venue with unreal food and a spectacular view. Located on their Upper Garden Terrace, the dome will feature a gourmet brunch, afternoon charcuterie, and an extravagant 5-course menu. Check out the pricing above!

When: Year-round
Where: 405 Spray Avenue Banff, AB
Time: See times above
Cost: $125+


You really never know how much you care for someone until they hand it to you during a game of Monopoly. This November, check out the Hexagon Boardgame Cafe where couples can have a coffee a laugh and put their entire relationship to the test all for under $5. How romantic!

Where: #200 1140 Kensington Rd NW
Cost: $4

And that’s it, friends! 10 romantic date ideas you can enjoy in and around Calgary this November. Enjoy!