Interactive dating ideas
Ten years later, though, it's fun to tell the story.
Read the newspaper, magazine or another informational magazine.
There’s almost nothing organic about a first date dinner together.
Which is probably why it often feels more reminiscent of a job interview than a good old-fashioned courtship (that’s still a word, right? Sure, you return home with all the basics answered, but often you end up with very little you can use to gauge whether the two of you have any real chemistry.
That’s why you should hit Harbourfront’s Natrel Rink before the ice melts. We’ve already scoped it out and have got you covered in the hill department with the city’s best toboggan spots. Abandon Your Musical Inhibitions at Karaoke at The Gladstone So, karaoke may be a tad awkward for a first date (unless you’re both musicians – then it’ll just be competitive), but few things break the ice better than a good, old-fashioned karaoke session after a drink or meal at the Gladstone Hotel. Practice for the Real Thing at Boulderz Climbing Rock Climbing Rock climbing can reveal a lot about someone (aside from how cute they look in their workout gear): how he or she handles a challenge, their ability to focus, and their athleticism.
That’s why the best dates are often those that facilitate interaction as they subsequently bring out people’s true character and raw personality. Bowl Your Heart Out at The Ballroom Bowl For a bowling game that cuts no corners – complete with the best “bowling alley” food you’ll find – hit The Ballroom Bowl.
With that said, ditch the awkward across-the-table approach and hit up one of these 11 interactive dates in Toronto. Tap into Your Inner Picasso at Paint Lounge Get creative at Paint Lounge as you and your date create you best work of art on side-by-side canvasses and sip smoothies or caffeine (head’s up, there’s no liquor license). ), your canvass will serve as a memento of the date – meaning, it could go directly into the trash or straight on your wall. If things go well, you can stick around for live music and cocktails. Walk Down Memory Lane at the Sunday Antique Market For a Sunday date that goes beyond the typical brunch option, hit the Sunday Antique Market across from the St. You and your date will bond over nostalgic memories when you stumble upon things you haven’t seen since you were kids. Make Sausage Magic at The Healthy Butcher What breaks the ice better than a cooking class complete with one of the most phallic foods known to man?
So get to planning and be sure to let us know your favorites!
Many couples always do the same thing at the same time in the same place. For years I've kept a list of creative date ideas in my desk for Cathy and me.