We are sure we have said it before and will say it a thousand more times. There is no season more romantic than fall and here in Alberta there are what looks like a million different ways to enjoy it, but we’ve put together a list of our favorites. Here are 13 of the most romantic fall date ideas in Calgary!
In mid-September we think about the foliage and we might be biased here, but one of the best places in the country to see the leaves do their job is Jasper National Park. Check out the link above for more information on the many events and hot spots in the area! Ah, we can’t wait to see the sweater time!
While there are plenty of corn mazes you can get lost in in Alberta, there’s just something about The Sunny Spot. Known as a destination with amazing food, an adorable country market, and extremely kind staff, this awe-inspiring cornfield is where Albertans can exercise their sense of direction. Think you have what it takes to get from point A to point B?
When: Wednesday – Monday all summer
Or: 5225 Hwy 10 East Drumheller, AB
Cost: $ 8
Sure, summer is great, but pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween parties are way better! Before we know it, the spooky month will be upon us, and you’ll be looking to appease your quirky loved one. Our advice? Take them to Pumpkins After Dark – a one-of-a-kind magical event featuring more gourds than you could bake, sculpt or crush in a lifetime. Discover this incredibly illuminated event from September 23!
When: Thursday September 23 – October 31
Or: 88 Canada Olympic Road SO, Calgary
Time: See times above
Cost: $ 20 / per adult (early bird rate)
Are you and your S / O looking to do something a little faster this fall? Check out Calaway Park – and damn it, if you’re also looking for something a little spooky, they’ve also announced the return of Halloweekend, a lovable series of events that heartwarmingly reminiscent of Disney classic Halloweentown. Put on a mask and go for a full day of sunshine, fun, parades, witchy meet and greet and of course, inexpensive and delicious carnival food.
When: Weekends from September 11 to October 11
Or: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Cost: $ 47.95 +
DISTRIBUTE A BOTTLE OF WINE ON A HEATED PATIO
Maybe it’s been a long day and you just want to relax! This fall, head to one of Calgary’s many heated terraces, grab a bite to eat and share a bottle of wine under the stars. Nothing could be more romantic than a cool evening, a good meal and a good conversation.
DISCOVER A U-PICK COURT
Strawberries, raspberries and saskatoon berries, oh my god! This fall, head to one of the many U-pick fields in and around Calgary and come home with a bucket full of fruit and a head full of memories. Could there be a softer way to spend a day together? Need some ideas, just click this link above to find our picks!
Couples who sweat (and stroke goats) together, stay together! Every weekend this fall, inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat the craziness 2021 during a super cute goat yoga class! After all, there’s really no better way to spend an afternoon than with your toes in the grass and a farm animal nibbling at your hair.
When: saturdays and sundays
Or: 226 066 112 West Street, Calgary
Cost: $ 20
Starting September 17, guests are encouraged to head to the park for a whimsical and fun evening as vibrant colors and thousands of lights light up the grounds! Every weekend through October 31, Calgary Farm and all of its attractions will remain open after 9 p.m., giving you and your loved one more time to snuggle up with their animals, you lose yourself in their giant corn maze, challenge yourself in a game of mini golf, or make a fool of yourself in their giant rat reels. How romantic!
When: Friday-Sunday from September 17
Or: 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky Mountain County
Time: until 9:30 p.m.
Cost:: $ 19.95 +
Haunted houses just aren’t your thing? Savor something more classically romantic during this fall’s magical Dome Dining experience, inspired by northern cuisine. Dress up, sit back and indulge in an amazing 4-course meal under the stars.
When: Friday October 1 – 31
Or: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5 p.m., 7:05 p.m. and 9:05 p.m.
Cost: $ 115 +
DISCOVER A PUMPKIN PATCH
What could be more typical of fall than a pumpkin date? Put on your best fall clothes, sit next to each other and stroll through the orange fields under the warm sun. Have a hot chocolate, pick the perfect gourd, and go home and bake a pie or something. It doesn’t get cuter than that! Check out the link above for our favorite spots in and around the city limits!
Do you have something to prove? Make your appointment at Screamfest 2021 for a night of ghosts, scares, monsters and fun! The first person to cover their eyes in one of their many haunted houses then buys the drinks! Good luck guys!
When: October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 28-31
Or: Grandstand, Stampede Park, 3rd St SE, Calgary
Time: 7 p.m. – 12 p.m.
Cost: $ 25 +
ENJOY EVERY SECOND WITH TELUS SPARK
It is here, and it is open, the love birds. Calgary can get a little chilly, so why not enjoy something indoors instead! Canada’s very first permanent immersive art gallery opens at Telus Spark and receives incredible reviews. This fall, find out by purchasing your tickets above and enjoy!
Or: 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: Free with entry ($ 26)
Here it is for you guys! 13 of the most romantic fall date ideas in Calgary – don’t go out and enjoy the love birds!