Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to show the people in your life that you appreciate them, which is especially important these days when times are tough. Even if you’re not a hopeless romantic, there are numerous ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Toronto for 2022, including special events, making crafts and giving treats. So, check out our list of ideas!

(Click on the title link for more details.)

Events

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Valentine Soundtrack – Saturday, February 12

Let the TSO serenade you with romantic songs from classical and jazz composers, to musical theatre and the silver screen. (Due to Covid restrictions, audience capacity for this performance is capped at 500 patrons.)

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Ripley’s Aquarium – Monday, February 14

Dine with your sweetheart alongside fishy friends at either the Dangerous Lagoon Tunnel, Rainbow Reef or Ray Bay, created by renowned local caterers Daniel et Daniel.

Jr. Forest Explorers: Valentine’s Day at Downsview Park – Monday, February 14

Join Downsview Park guides for a free caregiver and toddler nature program to connect with the natural world through hands-on outdoor activities.

Winter Glow Light Show – Runs until February 27

This wintery outdoor experience at Black Creek Pioneer Village features ice and snow sculptures, a musical light show and more. It runs Thursday-Sunday, and has also added an extra date for Valentine’s Day.

Crafts

stackt market Workshops

There are three workshops happening on Valentine’s Day weekend downtown at stackt market: astrology tote bag painting on Saturday, pop-art painting on Sunday and resin crafts on Monday.

Galentine’s Cookie Workshop

Grab your gal pals (and kids!) to decorate some cute treats with the Galentine’s Cookie Workshop on “Galentine’s Day”, a.k.a. February 13th.

The Make Station’s Valentine’s Day Craft Kit

This family art studio in the East End has fun at-home art kits for kids, including this V-Day-themed box including a card, collage, garland and clay character.

Treats

Where to Buy Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day in Toronto

Treat your sweeties to some artisanal chocolates and baked goods from these local haunts around town.

Tasty Tours Toronto’s Virtual Chocolate Tasting

Are you and your Valentine chocoholics? You can have this tasting kit of Canadian craft chocolates delivered to your house. Then, join a virtual tasting on Zoom to learn more about them.

Looking for Valentine’s Day ideas in Toronto? Click here for more!