Here are 30 dates ideas in Quebec for when you and your favourite person need to get out of your winter slump.\nFrom ice skating through the forest to visits to art museums and exhibitions, this is your go-to list for the winter of 2019-2020.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nDating in the winter can honestly be a struggle. How many times can you watch Love, Actually or go get a beer? Whether you're looking for first date ideas or something to do with your favourite human to shake things up, we've got 30 date ideas that are perfect for exploring Quebec in the majesty of winter. Yes, these winter date ideas will get you out of the house (most of the time) and even out of the city (if that's what you desire). Sure, Montreal has a lot to offer, but sometimes you've gotta go bigger.\nFrom trying classic winter activities for the first time (hi, snowshoeing, I'm looking at you), to exploring a new park or pub, this list really covers it all.\nSo the next time someone swipes right and asks you what you should do for your first meeting, take a scroll through this list to inspire you.\nAnd the next time you don't know what to do for date night, just send this list to your S.O. and tell them to pick one. Problem solved.\nWithout further ado, here are 30 date ideas for exploring Quebec with your favourite person this winter!\nTry not to get too competitive at a board game bar\nView this post on Instagram Une exposition très colorée s'est installée sur nos murs... As-tu pris un moment pour l'observer ? 👀 Laisse aller ton imagination face aux belles œuvres d'Alain Hastir 🎨 . . . #mtlexpo #mtlexhibit #mtlart #supportlocalartist #quartierlatin #larecreationmtl A post shared by La Récréation (@larecreationmtl) on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:45am PDT\nWhat: A board game bar is the perfect spot for a first date because you've got lots to do to fill in any awkward silences. Plus, you can grab a beer or a coffee and just chat when you're done playing!\nWhere: Try La Récréation near metro Berri-UQAM or one of the Randolph Pub Ludique locations (there's one in Rosemont and another in the Quartier Latin).\nSnuggle up at a spa\nView this post on Instagram CONCOURS 🎁 🤩 On a envie de vous gâter en faisant tirer deux accès 3 mois illimités aux bains pour toi et une personne de ton choix. Pour participer, il faut ; 1- Suivre la page polarbearsclub sur Instagram 2- Liker et partager cette photo dans votre story 3- Identifier la personne avec qui vous aimeriez partager ces 3 mois illimités Le gagnant sera dévoilé le 1er décembre! Bonne chance à tous! @polarbearsclub #polarbearsclub www.polarbearsclub.ca A post shared by Polar Bear's Club (@polarbearsclub) on Nov 12, 2019 at 8:19am PST\nWhat: Visit one of the many amazing outdoor spas around Quebec that will let you soak in a hot tub and snuggle up next to a fire.\nWhere: All around Quebec!\nCheck out our list of 7 spas worth visiting that are only an hour from Montreal here.\nGo see the Nutcracker ballet\nView this post on Instagram Avant la prestation époustouflante de alt-J, au moment où les spectateurs font la file pour passer sous le détecteur de métal. #FIJM A post shared by Michel Cusson (@mmcusson) on Jul 2, 2019 at 8:06pm PDT\nWhat: See the timeless Christmas show The Nutcracker performed by the Grand Ballet Canadiens de Montréal... or opt for another show if ballet isn't your thing!\nWhere: Place des Arts, Montreal\nFind out more here!\nTake each other shopping\nView this post on Instagram Magie de Noël ✨ . . . . . #canada #montreal #mtl #quebec #mtlmoments #igersmontreal #quebecmoments #mtlnouvelles #montrealworld #montreallife #livemtl #salutmtl #mtlshot #montreality #sensemtl #christmas #decoration #xmas #light #complexedesjardins #downtown #pvtistes #francaisaucanada A post shared by Severine Moreau (@sev.andthecity) on Nov 27, 2019 at 2:41pm PST\nWhat: Sure you might need to get sneaky if you find the perfect gift, but it's also a great way to get inspired if you don't already know what your fave human wants for Christmas.\nWhere: Stroll through the Complexe Desjardins where there's a magical fountain show, or opt for some locally-made fashion featured on #MTLstyle.\nSkate through an enchanted forest\nView this post on Instagram Ice skating! 😀 A post shared by Ali Mehdi (@samk_44) on Feb 24, 2018 at 3:58pm PST\nWhat: 1180 St-Félix Row Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec\nWhere: Visit the website here to keep up to date on when the ice is ready for skating! In the meantime, you can always just head down to the Old Port skating rink.\nFind out more here!\nVisit Illumi, the village of lights\nView this post on Instagram My nights are slightly warmer with you by my side 💜 @samblais19 📸 : @xxfearless A post shared by Patrick (@ziggyzegs) on Dec 10, 2019 at 12:44pm PST\nWhat: An enchanting world made entirely of LED lights that lets you explore faraway lands right here in Laval.\nWhere: 2805 Boulevard du Souvenir, Laval\nFind out more here!\nVisit a winery in the Cantons de l'Est\nView this post on Instagram Dame nature nous surprend ce matin ! . . . . . #neige #vignoble #winerie #distillerie #erabliere #cidrerie #cantondelest #snow #bucolique #damenature #pontcouvert #bromemissisquoi #dunham A post shared by Le Vignoble du Ruisseau (@vignobleduruisseau) on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:45am PST\nWhat: Sip some vino next to a fire overlooking a snow-covered winery at any of the wineries on La Route des Vins\nWhere: All throughout the Cantons de l'Est, just an hour from Montreal.\nChoose from any of the 20 wineries on this list and your road trip awaits!\nBring out your inner child at HideSeek\nView this post on Instagram Who's ready for Pink Christmas?! 💞🎄Come check out @gohideseek to get in the Christmas spirit - open until January 12, 2020! A post shared by HideSeek (@gohideseek) on Dec 5, 2019 at 8:30am PST\nWhat: An immersive adult playground right here in Montreal! It has extended its stay in the city, meaning you now have until January 12, 2019, and organizers have updated one of the rooms to be a full-out pink Christmas.\nWhere: 4301 rue Saint-Denis in Montreal's Plateau borough\nFind out more here!\nHit the slopes\nView this post on Instagram ❄️❄️ > 👂🧠 #neurotologyexam #ENTresident A post shared by @ mariecathcb on Dec 4, 2019 at 1:41pm PST\nWhat: Take your date to the slopes where you can revel in the beauty of Quebec's mountains, get a little adventurous and, of course, enjoy some après ski.\nWhere: All around Quebec!\nFind out more here!\nVisit a free museum\nView this post on Instagram Remède anti-grisaille : les mercredis soirs, profitez d’une visite nocturne de l’exposition «Alexander Calder : un inventeur radical» à ½ prix de 17 h à 21 h*. Faites vite l’exposition se termine le 24 février. . Cure for the winter blues: on Wednesday nights, visit the exhibition "Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor" at 1/2 price*. Do not miss it, the exhibition ends February 24. . . . #MBAMCalder #CalderMTL #Calder #AlexanderCalder #MTLvilleCalder #MTLCalderCity #CalderFoundation #MTLmoments #mobile #stabile Photo MBAM, Christine Guest * Applicable à l’achat d’un billet au prix courant de 23 $ entre 17 h et 21 h / Applicable to the regular $23 admission fee from 5 to 9 p.m. A post shared by Musée des beaux-arts (@mbamtl) on Jan 30, 2019 at 1:35pm PST\nWhat: Stroll through one of the city's many museums hand-in-hand and kick-start a conversation about life, love, history, and the majesty of art.\nWhere: Not only will the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts be free for two weeks this holiday season, but you can also take in the outdoor museum Cité Mémoire at Champ-de-Mars until January 4, 2020.\nWander through a Christmas market\nView this post on Instagram L’esprit des fêtes s’empare de Maison Pepin! ✨ À compter du 21 novembre prochain, venez visiter notre marché de Noël du jeudi au dimanche et participez à nos ateliers festifs dès le 16 novembre! 🌲 —— It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! ✨ Starting November 21st, come to visit our Christmas market from Thursday to Sunday and register to our festive workshops starting on November 16th! 🌲 S/O to photographer @karlvibes for this beautiful picture ❤ . . . . . . . . . . . #teampepin #holidayspirit #community #localbusiness #workshop #christmas #tablescape #homedecor #icreate #homedecor #espacepepin #maisonpepincommunity #pepinlove #oldmontreal #shoplocal #shopsmall #local #vieuxmontreal #quality #teamwork #thatsdarling #instadaily #feelgood #homesweethome #madewithlove #Locally #workshop #gensduvieux #holiday #christmas A post shared by Maison Pepin (@maison_pepin) on Nov 6, 2019 at 1:30pm PST\nWhat: There are a ton of Christmas markets happening in and around Montreal this year, from the Atwater market to the Nutcracker market and many, many more.\nWhere: If you feel like taking a road trip, Quebec City is having a German Christmas market, and cities like Joliette, Terrebonne, and l'Assomption each have their own, as well.\nCheck out our list of Christmas markets in Montreal here!\nExplore les Îles de Boucherville\nView this post on Instagram The snow angel ♥️ 🦌 ❄️ #deer #deersofinstagram #nature #naturephotography #naturelover #naturelovers #nature_perfection #nature_brilliance #nature_good #nature_cuties #cbcnewsmontreal #snow #snowday #beauty #beautiful #canonphotography #canon #animals #cute #adorable #scenery #happy #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifeonearth #wildlifeofinstagram #outdoorphotography #animalkingdom #animalphotography #ilesdeboucherville A post shared by Angela Agourias (@angela_agourias) on Dec 6, 2019 at 7:03am PST\nWhat: Get your outdoor fix hand-in-hand while you explore the natural beauty of the Îles de Boucherville national park, where you can spot some snowy deer, go for a hike, cross-country ski, ride a fatbike, go snowshoeing, or ride a trottinette.\nWhere: 55, île Sainte-Marguerite, just southwest of Montreal\nFind out more about hours and equipment rentals here!\nExplore the mind of Vincent Van Gogh\nView this post on Instagram Première journée d’ouverture au public! Nous avons annoncé 8 journées où les heures d’ouverture seront prolongées jusqu’à 21h. Visitez la section INFOS PRATIQUES de notre site web pour connaitre les dates! —— First day of opening to the public! We have announced 8 days where the opening hours will be extended until 9pm. Visit the PRACTICAL INFORMATION section of our website to know the dates! . #imaginevangogh #vangoghmtl #vangoghmontreal . #exposition #exhibit #art #montreal #mtl #canada #impressionnisme #impressionism #postimpressionism #postimpressionnisme #fauvisme #fauvism #expressionnisme #expressionism #culture #vangogh #vincentvangogh #mtlmoment #vangoghinspired #vangoghlover #vangoghalive #vangoghart #vangoghexperience #musee #museum #fondationvincentvangogh #vangoghmuseum @arsenalcontemporary A post shared by Imagine Van Gogh Montreal (@vangogh_montreal) on Dec 6, 2019 at 10:53am PST\nWhat: Wander through an immersive art experience that takes you inside the mind of Vincent Van Gogh at Imagine Van Gogh.\nWhere: 2020 rue William, Montreal\nFind out more here!\nCuddle up at an alpaca farm\nView this post on Instagram When I posted about this place I didn’t know people would be so into it 🌲 And I’m super happy to share my favourite places to hang out but all I ask from you guys is to be respectful and loving when you go there. We all have heard these stories about how these “instagram” places had to shut down because of everyone going there illegally and being disrespectful of the environment and their owners and I don’t want to be a part of that. So I trust you guys to be nice with Martha ‘cause let’s face it, she’s the best and we want her to be happy 🦙 Shot by @audreyrivet - . . . . #wanderlust #lookslikefilm #traveltheworld #exploreeverything #exploretocreate #wanderfolk #visualoflife #vsco #vscogrid #vscocam #urbanoutfitters #instagood #beautifuldestinations #lifeofadventure #peoplescreatives #discoverearth #stayandwander #neverstopexploring #picoftheday #exploremore #travelstoke #livefolk #liveauthentic #dailypic #lookslikefilm #bevisuallyinspired #wanderfolk #modernvoyage #alpacasofinstagram A post shared by Troublemaker -📍 Mtl (@alexemichaud) on Dec 5, 2018 at 9:00am PST\nWhat: This farm in Quebec has a petting zoo that also lets you take alpacas or mini-horses for a one-on-one walk through their wooded trails. Bond with bae and a snuggle up to some new fuzz friends.\nWhere: 2300 rue Cowie, Granby\nFind out more here!\nGo cut down a Christmas tree\nView this post on Instagram The tradition lives on! Annual tree cutting with the fam🌲❤️ A post shared by BUSINESS MENTOR | MORGS ELIZ (@morgseliz) on Dec 7, 2019 at 10:36am PST\nWhat: While you can just go and pick one out at one of the many public markets in Montreal, you could also make a date of it by heading out of the city. Wander into a Christmas tree field and pick the one that calls to you!\nWhere: Farms all across Quebec!\nFind a farm in the region you want to visit here!\nTreat yourselves to a fancy dinner in Old Montreal\nView this post on Instagram From Monday to Wednesday, bottles of wine are 50% OFF. 😱 Happy hour has never sounded so good! 🍷🤗 - Du lundi au mercredi, les bouteilles de vin sont à 50% de rabais. 😱 Le 5 à 7 n'a jamais été une si bonne idée ! 🍷🤗 . . . . . . . . #versesmtl #versesbistro #mtlfood #expoldmtl #oldmtl #vieuxmtl #foodiemontreal #foodiemtl #vieuxportmontreal #vieuxportmtl #mtlresto #montrealview #restomtl #montrealrestaurant #mtlfood #mtlfoodies #mtlfoodie A post shared by Verses Bistro (@versesbistro) on Sep 23, 2019 at 12:01pm PDT\nWhat: Skip the junk from the mall and gift your favourite person a special meal in Old Montreal where you can make some memories while trying one of Montreal's countless restaurants.\nWhere: Take your pick, from vegan sushi at Bloom to dinner with live jazz at Verses, there's no shortage of spots to check out.\nFor a list of awesome restaurants on Notre-Dame, click here!\nHead out for some holiday brunch\nView this post on Instagram Great way to start my holidays with @allomoncocooff and their new pancakes 😍🤩so delicious 🥞ready for christmas 🙌Sweater game is strong 👌 #smile #food #love #model #ad #holidays A post shared by 🇨🇦Christopher Cote🇺🇸 (@christophercote_) on Dec 8, 2019 at 6:02am PST\nWhat: Red velvet pancakes and peppermint milkshakes make Allô! Mon Coco the spot to stop for a special holiday brunch this winter.\nWhere: Find a location near you here.\nFind out more here!\nGo for a winter hike\nView this post on Instagram A quiet place ❤️. #forest #snow A post shared by Marie Michelle Claveau💋💄mua (@mariemichelle_claveau) on Jan 11, 2019 at 5:36pm PST\nWhat: Take a stroll and explore the wintery wonderland of Quebec's natural beauty.\nWhere: Take a look at this list of awesome boardwalks in Quebec that deliver on jaw-dropping winter views.\nStroll down Quebec City's rue du Petit-Champlain\nView this post on Instagram Its almost Time ❄️ @quartierpetitchamplain is getting ready for the most beautiful season of all !! - can't Wait to shoot this magic Blue hour on Christmas street . . . . . . . . . #beautifuldestinations #fatalframes #hsdailyfeature #agameoftones #aov #moodygrams #creativecloud_seasons #theweekoninstagram #createcommune #photographie #shotzdelight #quebecoriginal #eclectic_shotz #streetphotography #heatercentral #bestvacations #complexphotos #canada #tlpicks #winter #Qcaccent #travellingthroughtheworld #citygrammers #peoplescreatives #ig_color #hbouthere #imageofcanada #explorecanada #wonderful_places #canon_photos A post shared by Emmanuel Coveney (@manucoveney) on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:24pm PST\nWhat: Rue du Petit-Champlain is one of the most magical spots to visit in Quebec City, a city that has been voted the most Christmassy place on earth, don'tcha know.\nWhere: Quartier du Petit-Champlain, Quebec City\nTake a look at our list of 11 Christmas markets in and around Quebec here!\nStay home and have a Gingerbread house building competition\nView this post on Instagram These would look better in my tummy #tbt #gingerbreadhouse #christmas #hungry #frenchiepuppy #puppylove #frenchie #cutenessoverload #frenchiesociety #dailyfrenchie #frenchbulldog #dogsofinstagram #frenchielife #instafrenchie #puppiesofinstagram #buhi #bulldogsofinstagram #frenchiecute #bulldogfrances #photooftheday #frenchiephotos #thefrenchiepost #frenchies1 #theworldofbullies #frenchieoftheday #9gagcute A post shared by Louie ‘The Loaf’ 🍞 (@louiefrenchbread) on Dec 12, 2019 at 4:55am PST\nWhat: This is one case where you are totally encouraged to play with your food. Have some fun with dessert and make it yourself!\nWhere: Do it at home, or visit Maison Christian Faure where they'll supply everything and show you how to do it the gourmet way.\nDogsledding\nView this post on Instagram We call this: a expressive moment of joy! 😆 . 📸 @gabriella04 . #chenillapoursuite #mushing #dogsledding #sleddogs #snowdogs #sleddogsports #chiendetraineau #husky #siberianhusky #dog #workingdogs #chaudiereappalaches #avivrepourvrai #outdoor #nordique #ruffpost #nature #dogsofig #adventuredog #quebec #canada A post shared by Chenil La poursuite (@chenillapoursuite) on Feb 2, 2019 at 12:25pm PST\nWhat: See the snowy forest in an all-new way\nWhere: All over Quebec!\nCheck out Quebec Original, where you can select the region you want to visit and see a list of dogsledding outfitters.\nExplore Tremblant village\nView this post on Instagram Des améliorations sont attendues dans les jours à venir 🎁❄️☺️ . . Improvements are expected in the coming days 🎁❄️☺️ 📷 @leprev . . | #tremblant A post shared by Tremblant (@monttremblant) on Dec 26, 2018 at 1:26pm PST\nWhat: Tremblant is hosting all sorts of events all holiday season, including New Year's Eve fireworks.\nWhere: 1000 chemin des Voyageurs, Mont-Tremblant\nFind out more here!\nSip a cocktail in Old Montreal\nView this post on Instagram Vieux montreal; like a little slice of Europe in my own backyard 🍷#montreal #oldmontreal #vieuxmontreal #finedining #finewine #wine #vino #travel #blonde #ootd #wintervibes #cozy #winter #weekendvibes A post shared by Rachel 🖤 (@rachel_alyson) on Dec 11, 2019 at 12:15pm PST\nWhat: Sip a cocktail, have a chat and explore what could be your new favourite go-to bar.\nWhere: There are countless cool bars in Old Montreal to choose from, and really, you don't need to choose just one. Try out The Farsides for a tiki-themed cocktail, sip some wine at Barocco, or go full-Christmas and visit Miracle sur de la Commune, Montreal's pop-up Christmas bar.\nCheck out this list of bars all along rue Notre-Dame if you need more inspiration!\nWander through the LaSalle Bird Sanctuary\nView this post on Instagram #montrealcity #montreal #montrealmoments #yul #narcitymontreal A post shared by Lyne Brissette (@charlottegrise) on Mar 24, 2019 at 12:51pm PDT\nWhat: Get the best views of the Lachine rapids surrounded by the huge bird sanctuary that provides a natural habitat for 225 bird species, including the second-largest heron colony in Quebec.\nWhere: Corner of 7e Avenue and boul. LaSalle, Montréal\nFind out more here!\nVisit Parc Jean-Drapeau's winter waterfalls\nView this post on Instagram Dame Nature a transformé le Parc en patinoire! ⛸🌨 #pluieverglaçante #tempete #parcjeandrapeau #hiver #winter A post shared by Parc Jean Drapeau (@parcjeandrapeau) on Jan 23, 2018 at 11:42am PST\nWhat: Parc Jean-Drapeau really turns into a winter wonderland once the snow falls, and there are couple hidden waterfalls to stumble across while you explore.\nWhere: Use this little map to lead you straight to the best secret waterfall on the island.\nFind out more here!\nHit up a Habs game\nView this post on Instagram || Après 2 ans à Montréal, enfin vu mon premier match de Hockey 🏒 __ 📍 Centre Bell #hockey #hockey🏒 #canadiens #game #centrebell #mtl #mtlmoments #montreal #quebec #new #goodvibes A post shared by S. (@s_gligm) on Dec 9, 2019 at 11:46am PST\nWhat: Cheer on the boys at the Centre Bell and get swept up in the excitement and extensive history of the most decorated team in NHL history.\nWhere: 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montreal\nAnd even if hockey isn't your thing, you can always just go to enjoy the insane 5-pound poutine.\nGo snowshoeing on l'Île-Saint-Bernard\nView this post on Instagram Voyez-vous le Mont- Royal? Pour ma part y faisait tlm fret que j’avais la face toute recouverte 🙈❄️☃️ merci @lecafedelile et @heritagesaintbernard #ilestbernard #tourismequebec #tourismemontérégie #hiverquebecois #hiver #snowboard #snowwalk #hikingadventures #chateauguay #monteregie #icelandic #montreal #mtl #iceland #montroyal A post shared by Vi (@vigauv) on Jan 21, 2019 at 11:36am PST\nWhat: Rent some snowshoes, explore the wilderness and... probably have a laugh or two at yourself if it's your first go. Snowshoeing is great exercise and a great way to explore the path less travelled.\nWhere: 480, boulevard D'Youville, île Saint-Bernard, Châteauguay\nFind out more here!\nSip a Hot Chocolate\nView this post on Instagram If the winter weather is getting to you 🥶, stop by and warm up with one of our hot chocolates 🍫 ☕️ ______________________________ Si la température d’hiver vous affecte🥶, venez nous rendre visite et réchauffez-vous avec l’un de nos chocolats chauds 🍫 ☕️ A post shared by CACAO 70 (@cacao70) on Dec 3, 2019 at 12:38pm PST\nWhat: Forget a boring old coffee and opt for a Hot Choco date, instead.\nWhere: All over Montreal!\nCheck out this list of 9 spots in Montreal where you can sip a hot chocolate and thaw out a little bit.\nRent a cute Airbnb chalet and cozy up for the weekend\nChalet Chïc Shack | Airbnb\nWhat: Renting an Airbnb for a night or two is the perfect way to create some special memories an escape real life, just for a little while.\nWhere: All over Quebec!\nCheck out our list of 16 chalets you can rent for a winter road trip here!\nCross-country ski at Parc linéaire de la Rivière-Saint-Charles\nView this post on Instagram Ski de fond et passerelle des Trois-Soeurs. #dimanche #ski #hiver #skidefondquebec #macapitale #stso #river #winter #river #sky #passerelle #architecture #quebecregion @explorecanada @villequebec @societerivieresaintcharles A post shared by Valerie Gaudreau (@valgaudreauqc) on Jan 7, 2019 at 8:51pm PST\nWhat: Rent some skis de fond and explore the 16.6 km of cross-country skiing tracks throughout the park. Plus, you can skate, toboggan, snowshoe and hike here, too! So all you gotta do is pick your poison!\nWhere: 332 Rue Domagaya, Québec\nFind out more here!\nI hope this has you inspired to think outside the box on your next date!