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Calgary’s Most Thrilling Escapades for Two

Calgary’s Most Thrilling Escapades for Two

Looking for the perfect ingredient to spice up your love life? Here it is, folks – a list of Calgary’s top escapades for couples! 

Before we begin, we know that everyone has their own take on the word romance. That’s why we made this list as diverse as a box of chocolates. But spoiler alert: each one’s still as sweet as the last). From getting cozy in a quaint B&B to spending an exhilarating day at a trampoline park, there’s something here for any pair!

1. Enjoy quality time at Along River Ridge Bed and Breakfast


Address: 1919 52 St NW, Calgary, AB T3B 1C3, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-247-1330

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 9 PM 

Trade the city chaos for an otherworldly retreat at Along River Ridge Bed and Breakfast. 

This lovely accommodation is everything couples gush over: a charming garden with river access, comfy and luxurious mattresses, a romantic gazebo, barbecue amenities, and more. 

2. Enjoy city views at Sky 360 Restaurant 


Address: 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1J9, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-532-7966

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Saturday – 10 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM 

Effortlessly elevate your romantic experience with the allure of high places. Combining that with an elegant dinner setting and it will be a perfect date for you and your other half. 

Located at the top of Calgary Tower, Sky 360 restaurant offers gorgeous unparalleled views of the city, ensuring a night to remember. 

3. Drink delicious wine at The Lake House


Address: 747 Lake Bonavista Dr SE, Calgary, AB T2J 2M2, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-225-3939

Operating hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday to Friday – 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, 5 PM to 8:30 PM 

Picture this: a dimly lit ambiance with striking water views and a glass of the finest wine. That’s exactly what The Lake House has to offer – and more!

But you’ll see when you get there. For now, just note that among their tasty delights, we highly recommend the house made fettuccine and beef & bison burger. 

4. Experience superb al fresco seating at River Cafe


Address: 25 Prince’s Island Park, SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0R1, Canada

Contact details:  +1 403-261-7670

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 11 AM to 11 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday – 10 AM to 11 PM 

River Cafe is an upscale restaurant with a lovely patio surrounded with lush greenery. It’s the perfect lunch spot for couples who are looking for a romantic, picnic-like setting. 

Food-wise, definitely try their hand-cut linguine or benchmark beef burger and you won’t be disappointed. 

5. Indulge in a cozy dinner at Oxbow 


Address: 1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3E3, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-670-7387

Operating hours:

  • Monday & Tuesday – closed 
  • Wednesday to Sunday – 5 PM to 9 PM 

Oxbow flaunts a relaxing ambiance that can be perfectly enjoyed with their fantastic array of alcoholic beverages. 

While their contemporary interior is sure to elevate you and your partner’s dining experience, we suggest indulging in a seat beside their fireplace for an even cozier time. 

6. Enjoy delicious cocktails at The Wednesday Room 


Address: 118 8 Ave SW #100, Calgary, AB T2P 1B3, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-452-5080

Operating hours:

  • Monday – 5 PM to 11 PM
  • Tuesday to Thursday – 11:30 AM to 11 PM 
  • Friday – 11:30 AM to 1 AM
  • Saturday – 5 PM to 1 AM
  • Sunday – closed

When it comes to cocktails, The Wednesday Room never disappoints. Their 1960s-inspired lounge is great. They also have a fantastic dinner menu, with the braised lamb shoulder taking center stage. 

7. Take a scenic stroll at Devonian Gardens 

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Address: in the CORE Shopping Centre, 317 7 Ave SW 4 floor, Calgary, AB T2P 0W4, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-268-2489

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Sunday – 12 PM to 5 PM 

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Downtown Calgary, unbeknownst to a lot of passersby, is a charming indoor garden called Devonian Gardens. 

A few of the garden’s highlights include a fascinating fish pond, alluring garden seating, and the warm embrace of natural light. We were particularly keen on adding this to the list because it stands out as a weatherproof date idea. 

8. Take dance classes at DC Dance Club 


Address: 1235 26 Ave SE #223, Calgary, AB T2G 1R7, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-228-2646

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 10 AM to 10 PM
  • Saturday – 10 AM to 10:30 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM to 5 PM 

They say it takes two to tango so why not take your other half for some fun partner dancing at DC Dance Club? They offer a variety of beginner-friendly classes for salsa, ballroom, Latin, and more. 

We love their classes for the encouraging instructors that inspire us to feel the groove, inviting us to go outside our comfort zones. Additionally, everyone is there to enjoy themselves, so there’s no pressure of being the top in class. 

Oh, by the way, for other dance lessons in the city, see our other recommendations

9. Go on a unique kayaking adventure at Bow River with Illuminated Escapes


Address: Waterfront Park 5225 101 St NW Calgary, AB 

Contact details: +1 855 – 222-6214

Go on a unique  kayaking escapade by signing up for Illuminated Escapes’ self-guided tour. Their canoes are bedazzled with LED light, inviting you to explore the Bow River at night in style. 

With your partner in tow, you’re sure to have a deLIGHTful experience here. Well, assuming you can forget our awful puns!

10. Experience a lovely couples massage Leela Eco Spa 


Address: 849 1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 0C3, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-258-3268

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 9 AM to 9 PM 
  • Sunday – 9 AM to 5 PM 

A romantic time with your partner doesn’t always have to be an adventure extravaganza. It can also be indulging in a relaxing time by signing up for a couples massage at Leela Eco Spa. You’ll come out feeling refreshed and rejuvenated enough for more activities to come. 

11. Watch indie films at Plaza Theatre


Address: 1133 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P4, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-283-2222

For couples who both like to immerse themselves in art, you might want to check Plaza Theatre. They’re an independent cinema that showcases new and old titles and the occasional events and film festivals. 

See their website or their Instagram page to see what’s on. 

12. Spend the afternoon at Reader Rock Garden 

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Address: 325 25 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2A 7H8, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-268-2489

Reader Rock Garden is a romantic and tranquil spot where one can enjoy the company of nature along with their partner. After all, taking a stroll outside on a lovely day surrounded with spectacular scenery is the perfect recipe for a romantic date. 

There’s also a lovely cafe on this spot called Reader’s Garden Cafe. However, do note that they’re closed during the winter season. 

13. Participate in a friendly competition with your partner at D6 Tabletop Cafe


Address: 2323 32 Ave NE #112, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3, Canada

Contact details: +1 587-436-5929

Operating hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday – 11 AM to 10 PM
  • Tuesday – closed
  • Friday & Saturday – 11 AM to 12 AM
  • Sunday – 12 PM to 10 PM 

For couples who enjoy a good board game, D6 Tabletop Cafe is a haven that offers an extensive collection of games with over 600 titles! It’s also a great spot to meet like-minded people you can invite to your D&D sessions. 

By the way, to ensure seats, be sure to reserve a table beforehand. 

14. Say what you feel with I Love You Coffee Shop 


Address: 348b 14 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0M3, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-454-1901

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 8 AM to 6 PM 
  • Friday – 8 AM to 7 PM 
  • Saturday – 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Sunday – 9 AM to 6 PM 

Struggling to tell your partner what you feel? Take them to I Love You Coffee Shop – the name says it all!

Offering an exciting atmosphere akin to Japanese Jazz Bars with songs on vinyl playing the entire day, this undiscovered gem is the ideal destination for music lovers. 

Moreover, the interior is extremely cozy, like a much cooler version of your living room. 

15. Hop on a scenic chairlift in Canada Olympic Park 


Address: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary, AB T3B 5R5, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-247-5452

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 11 AM to 9 PM 
  • Saturday & Sunday – 9 AM to 5 PM 

Witness the beautiful sunset from a unique viewpoint at Canada Olympic Park. By hopping on the chairlift, you’ll get gorgeous views of the park as well as the Rocky Mountains. 

Aside from the scenic chairlift, you can also immerse yourselves in an adrenaline-packed adventure here by skiing, snowboarding, and more. 

16. Feel like a kid again at Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park 


Address: 572 Aero Dr NE #105, Calgary, AB T2E 6K2, Canada

Contact details: +1 403-879-2148

Operating hours:

  • Monday & Sunday – 10 AM to 9 PM 
  • Tuesday to Thursday –  2 PM to 9 PM
  • Friday – 2 PM to 11 PM 
  • Saturday – 10 AM to 11 PM

Going to a trampoline park might seem like an activity tailored for kids, but Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park actually offers this exciting opportunity for all ages. 

Adults have to let out their inner child too, right? And it’s actually more romantic than you might think, having a day of fun on the climbing walls or trampolines together! 

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