Valentine’s Day isn’t just for those in a relationship! If you want to join in on the love and fun, why not grab your pals and have a Pal-entine’s Day celebration instead? If you need ideas on what to do, we have you covered. Here are the best things to do with friends for Valentine’s Day in Toronto.

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Valentine’s Comedy Special

Nothing is better than a laugh, especially with your pals. Head to The Real Jerk Legacy on College on February 13th and enjoy Toronto’s pro and amateur comedians on stage for a night of laughter and free comedy.

When: February 13th from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: The Real Jerk Legacy, 647 College Street
Cost: Free

The Office – Valentine’s Special Trivia Night

Have a friend who’s a big fan of “The Office,” or just looking for a few laughs on Valentine’s Day? The Pint is hosting a trivia night for teams of 1-6 people. Grab your friends and enjoy a night of food, drinks and of course, “The Office.” Don’t forget to reserve a spot and grab tickets here.

When: February 14th at 7:30 PM
Where: The Pint, 277 Front Street West
Cost: $11.98 per ticket

Valentine’s Day Vinyl Painting

Paint some vinyls, jam out to some music and have a great time! Happening at “The Gift Shop” in Stackt Market, this event on Valentine’s Day has the makings of a fun night out with friends. One ticket includes a full-size vinyl, paint, and brushes.

When: February 14th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst Street
Cost: $43.93 per ticket

Beer, Cheese + Chocolate Pairing 

Rorschach Brewing is hosting a beer, cheese and chocolate pairing night in honour of Valentine’s Day. Need we say more? I don’t know about you, but this sounds like the best way to spend a night with your friends. You can purchase tickets here, which includes 5 x 5oz tasters of beer with 5 cheese and chocolate samples, tax and gratuity.

When: February 14th from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Rorschach Brewing Co, 1001 Eastern Avenue
Cost: $65 per person

Collage Night 

Time to bring out your creative side! Issues Magazine Shop is holding a collage night on Valentine’s Day for everyone to come and create some art! Whether you want to make a vision board or some new art for your home, everyone is encouraged to create and cut and paste pieces with a myriad of materials that will be provided. Buy tickets here.

When: February 14th from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Issues Magazine Shop, 1489 Dundas Street W
Cost: $49.26 per person

Valentine’s Day Bingo Night

Bingo! Chef’s Hall is hosting a love-filled evening of Bingo on Valentine’s Day, where you can win awesome prizes and have a blast with friends. Tickets cost $10 and include 3 rounds of Bingo, 6 cards per round and 1 dabber per person.

When: February 14th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Chef’s Hall, 111 Richmond Street W
Cost: $10 per person

Get Shucked: Wine + Oyster Night

Feeling fancy? If you and your pals want to wine and dine for Valentine’s Day, check out this experience at Vantage Venues where guests learn to shuck oysters while tasting and learning the proper wine pairings from The Wine Sisters’ certified sommelier. Tickets can be purchased here.

When: February 14th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Vantage Venues, 150 King St W
Cost: $91.86 per person

Pottery Class

If you and your friends have never done a pottery class, Valentine’s Day could be the perfect time to try it out. The Gardiner Museum has a drop-in pottery class every Wednesday, including Valentine’s Day. The class includes hand-building, wheel throwing, and decorating techniques and creations to take home with you. Tickets have to be purchased ahead of time and can be found here.

When: February 14th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park
Cost: $22 per ticket for adults

Meal kits at home


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Don’t feel like going out? Invite your friends over and enjoy a meal at home. Eataly offers meal kits you can pick up at either of their Toronto locations. You can grab large format trays of your favourite dishes, from lasagne alla bolognese to tiramisĂą della nonna.

When: Eataly Yorkville open from 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM & Eataly Sherway Gardens open from 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Where: Purchase at Eataly Yorkville, 55 Bloor St W & Eataly Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall
Cost: $25.90+

Ice skating

A fun and free activity with friends for Valentine’s Day in Toronto. The skating rink at Nathan Phillips Square is a great option as it’s not only free, but if you don’t have skates you’re able to rent some there.

When: 7 days a week from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street W
Cost: Free

Enjoy Valentine’s Day with friends, Toronto! Or should we say Pal-entine’s Day?