Everyone loves to make a good first impression especially on a first date. Well, I have some exciting first date ideas for you that I can promise you both will never forget! The ideas below are all insane things that you can do right here in Montreal! There is literally something on this list for everyone so choose according to the personality of your date.
With Valentine's day basically a month away, it's time to cuff up to someone you love! So, instead of a typical first date, really knock their socks off by checking out one of the ideas below. It's time to get up, fall inlove, and make new memories with that special someone!
1. Never Forget Going To The Winter Canyon On Your First Date
How Far: 1 hour away!
Price: $25 per person
The Ausable Chasm is now offering their brand new Winter Tours! You can avoid the summer crowds and maybe even have the entire park to yourself on your birthday this year! It’s a fabulous first date because you can show them your adventurous side. You and your date will have a view of gigantic icicles that tower 150′ above the Ausable River and a chasm blanketed in snow. Two-hour guided winter tours are also available but reservations are required. All visitors must wear snowshoes or ice cleats for safety, depending on how much ice and snow have accumulated. Rentals are available for $10 per day if you do not have your own. You can even go on a special Photo Tour with resident photographers if your date loves photography.
2. Never Forget Going Skiing On Your First Date
How Far: 1 hour and a half
Enjoy skiing like you are in Switzerland this winter by heading to Mont-Tremblant! It is absolutely stunning in the winter and will blow your mind! It’s actually named #13 on the list of the top 25 best ski towns! It’s a great first date to go on during the holidays because you can laugh at each other and even teach each other which involves close contact!
3. Never Forget Going Snowshoeing On Your First Date
Snowshoeing and hot chocolate:
Friday and Saturday Evenings, January 6 to March 4
At nightfall, treat your date to a big breath of fresh air and a hot chocolate along the way by snowshoeing at Mount Royal. This is a fun and different first date that will show how unique you are to your date and that will really get you both in the holiday spirit!
12-15 years of age: $17
16 years of age and older: $22
4. Never Forget Going Rock Climbing On Your First Date
For that fit date of yours, why not surprise her and finally take her to Allez Up! Here you two can rock climb your night away and have a blast as you work out that upper body. It is honestly super fun and a great way to explore Montreal.
5. Never Forget Going To A Cooking Class On Your First Date
Have fun and enjoy a winter inspired meal that will impress your first date AF! It’s about $40 to cook at Atelier & Saveurs and honestly a blast! This is a great first date because you both will be busy cooking but also talking and making great memories with a delicious dinner as a result!
6. Never Forget Going To Tir du Soleil On Your First Date
Why don’t you try something crazy and new with your date! I suggest going to Tir Au Soleil for some shooting and rubber bullets. It’s a grat way to break the ice and to just have a fun time with one another.
7. Never Forget Going Horseback riding On Your First Date
The horse ranch in St. Lazare is only 15 minutes from downtown Montreal where you can enjoy horseback riding with that special someone this winter! The paths are absolutely gorgeous and the horses are lovely. So, you and your date can enjoy a lovely nature ride with some of the cutest horses.
8. Never Forget Going Surfing On Your First Date
If you know that your date just loves summer way more than winter, then I suggest taking them to an indoor surfing arena! Hit up Brossard’s Oasis Surfing for surfing, drinks, and food! So you can hit the waves and have a swimmingly well fist date!
9. Never Forget Going On A Helicopter Ride On Your First Date
Price: 20 min = $300//30 min = $430// 60 min = $865
Instead of drinking like on a typical first date, why not fly over Montreal to really impress that special someone! Not only will this assure you a second date, but it will also show that special someone how interested you are in them considering the price.
10. Never Forget Going Go-Karting & Paint Balling On Your First Date
Head down to Action 500 for a race to 2017! it is literally open 24 HOURS! Yes, you heard me! You can ride all night and make some good memories! Here is a Groupon to save up to 67% off your next ride!
11. Never Forget Going To AeroSim Experience On Your First Date
177 autoroute 440 suite 201, Laval
Feel like you are taking off to your dream destination by checking out Laval’s flight simulator. AeroSim Experience is a flight simulator of a boeing 737NG. You are the one taking control against the sky! It’s an amazing experience especially for those who have always dreamed of being a pilot which makes for a fabulous first date!
12. Never Forget Going To Sky-Venture On Your First Date
2700 Avenue Du Cosmodôme
It’s the first ever free fall simulator in Canada. Visit Sky Venture and learn to like you are sailing over the sea! It’s the next best thing to a vacation and a great way to spend a first date that you will never forget!
13. Never Forget Going To Parachute Montreal On Your First Date
For that adventurous date who has been nagging you to do something crazy, why not experience Parachute Montreal together! Here you two will enjoy a wild jump straight out of a plane but don’t worry, you will land safely thanks to the other 75 years of experience at Parachute Montreal.
14. Never Forget Going To Archery Combat On Your First Date
Archery combat is very similar to dodge ball and paintball since they all have the same rules and goals. In other words, it is basically Archery tag where you must eliminate your enemies aka your date. The Montreal location, Combat d’Archers Montréal, is a 10,000 sq/ft arena that includes obstacles. You are armed and protected while having a crazy time with your special someone.
15. Never Forget Going Tubing On Your First Date
You can go propelling down a huge snow mountain with 12 separate paths overlooking downtown Montreal. At night, the tube sliding activity takes a turn for the magical, with glowing lights and super fun views. This year, the Fete Des Neiges takes place in Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau between January 14 – February 5, 2017 so be sure to check it out for a fabulous first date with that person who loves the snow just as much as you!
16. Never Forget Going To The Igloofest On Your First Date
This year, in honour of Montreal’s 375th, the Igloofest will be bigger and better than ever.Right off the bat, this year’s celebration will last 6 whole weeks! that’s 2 weeks longer than usual! So, show your date that you are a fun party person and bring them to a night filled with EDM, beer, and fun!