Where to Spend Valentine’s Day 2017 in Toronto

The Keg Steakhouse Valentine's Day Sparkling Pomegranate Martini

A complimentary meal was provided for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.

Happy Friday, friends! Valentine’s Day is coming up in just a few days, and it’s time for us last-minute people to make our plans. Whether you’re spending it with your significant other, friends, family, or just yourself, there are plenty of fun things you can do in Toronto this Valentine’s Day.

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1. Have a romantic dinner at The Keg

The Keg Steakhouse Valentine's Day Burgers
The Keg is one of my fave places to go for special occasions, and Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to go. Be sure to get the bacon-wrapped scallops and the red pepper jam crackers (I have no idea what the actual menu item is called) – they’re amazing.

The Keg Steakhouse Valentine's Day Bacon Wrapped Scallop with Seafood Sauce The Keg Steakhouse Valentine's Day Red Pepper Cheese Crackers

2. Go to the Toronto Light Festival

I’m actually going this weekend, so I don’t have any photos yet. The Light Fest been all over my Instagram feed lately and I’ve been dying to go, but it’s just been way too cold out! You can take cute Valentine’s Day Instagrams with the angel wings, the “love” sign, and of course, the big red heart frame.

3. Check out art at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario Backie
The AGO is pretty much on every “things to do in Toronto” listicle I’ve ever done. There’s so much to see, and it’s such a cute place to take your S/O or your friends.

4. Go skating at the Natrel Rink

If Nathan Phillips Square is too busy for you, check out the Natrel Rink at the Harbourfront. Afterwards, you can grab warm drinks at Boxcar Social (a place I’ve been dying to visit!)

5. Play board games at Snakes & Lattes

Snakes & Lattes Board Game Café College Snakes & Lattes Board Game Café College
When in doubt, pay a visit to Snakes & Lattes. It’s one of my favourite spots to hang out in the city, as there’s so much to do! This year, Adam and I are actually staying in at home and playing board games, but it’s always fun to go out too.

I hope you all have a wonderful Valentine’s Day! For more posts like this, follow me on Bloglovin or Facebook.

Jessica Lam

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  • The light festival seems like it would be so much fun!

  • These look like great ideas! I hope you have a good Valentine’s Day!

  • Jamie

    I have been wanting to make a trip down to Toronto! Definitely on my list. Looks like there’s so much to do!

    xx, Jamie

  • Elly Leavitt

    I’ve never been to toronto but would probs book a ticket solely to eat those burgers they look incredible!! x

  • Miss ALK

    I’ve never been to Toronto but would love to visit. Seems like a great city with so much to do!! Happy Valentines! <3

    xoxo A

  • I haven’t been to Toronto in YEARS! I really hope to visit soon!

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

    • You should check out some of these places if you do! 🙂

  • Ash Neverson

    So many places to go! I wish I lived in Toronto 🙂
    I love your picks!

    Ash – http://www.theashtreejournal.com

  • Wish I lived closer! Toronto looks like so much fun.

    Alix | http://www.apintsizedlifeblog.com

  • Snakes and Lattes seems like my kind of place! Would love to go there sometime!
    Katie | http://www.millennialonthemove.com

  • All of these places look like perfect date ideas! I haven’t been to Toronto since I was a very little girl, but these pictures have me dying to go back. Happy Valentine’s Day!!
    – katrina // Yours Truly, Katrina

    • Happy Valentine’s Day to you too Katrina!!

  • I need to go to Toronto!! I don’t live that far out lol

  • Sofia Sakare

    Yes – Light Festival!! In my TO DO list – and it would be super romantic to go there on V Day 😉 Thank you for sharing!

  • sofieyah l

    Damn, if only I lived in Toronto… 🙂


    • Haha maybe you can visit one day and I’ll show ya around!

  • I can’t wait to see your photos of the Toronto City of Lights! That’s going to be so pretty and perfect for valentine’s day!