Let's be honest, most of us are living on a budget right now, which is exactly why MTL Blog made a list of cheap date ideas in Montreal.\nWe made sure to provide a wide range of options, so there's something for everyone to enjoy!\nCheck out our list of cheap date ideas around Montreal below!\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nWhen it comes to dating in Montreal, you don't need to break the bank to impress that special someone. Thankfully for us, our city is crawling with amazing and affordable date ideas. For this reason, we at MTL Blog thought it would be fun to give our readers the gift of a list of cheap dates ideas in Montreal, all of which cost less than $30. \nWe all know the struggle that comes with being an "adult," the bills, the groceries, rent... But, if you can put those stresses aside for a night and take some special out for a fun evening on the town, you are going to want to check out this list. \nWhen I was single, I was the self-declared queen of dates and I know for a fact that this dating game can end up costing a pretty penny. However, finding someone to share life's moments with isn't about the extravagance of the date, it's about the fun had and memories shared. \nJust because you're on a budget, as the majority of us are, doesn't mean that you can't go on a date that will be remembered for years to come. \nThis list is jam-packed with date ideas that are under $30. So, they won't hurt your wallet but they're sure to have you earning all sorts of brownie points. \n\nDollar Cinema\nWhere: 6900 Boulevard Décarie #203\nMovies have gotten really expensive as the years have progressed, which is why this theatre may be the answer to your prayers. \nThis small theatre offers guests two screens displaying 2nd-run movies in English. And, the tickets only cost you a few bucks, so even with snacks, you'll be spending way under $30. \nCheck out the website!\n\nExplore The Greenhouses At The Botanical Garden\nWhere: 4101 Rue Sherbrooke E\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Capucine Prager (@capucine_p) on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:50am PDT\n\nThe Montreal Botanical Gardens is not only a beautiful space but the warmth and greenery will transport you to a tropical paradise, even in the dead of winter. \nThe breathtaking greenhouses here are stocked with winding paths, waterfalls and some mind-blowing architecture that will leave both you and your date in awe. \nFind out more!\n\nChurros & Hot Chocolate \nWhere: 6543 Somerled; Patisserie Che Churros \n View this post on Instagram #chechurros #churros #hotchocolate #amustinmontreal #mtlmoments #montreal #canada A post shared by @ ispillhearts on Jun 9, 2016 at 11:46am PDT\n\nChurros and hot chocolate are an incredible combination and this Spanish-style pastry shop knows what's up! \nThere is an array of savoury treats to nosh on, along with a mix of warm churros and decadent hot chocolate that is what dream dates are made of. \nVisit the website for more info!\n\nStroll Through The Museum Of Fine Arts \nWhere: 1380 Sherbrooke O\n View this post on Instagram A fine piece of art checking out a fine piece of art A post shared by Andre Luszczynski (@luszczynski.andre) on Dec 27, 2019 at 5:04pm PST\n\nThere is something very romantic about strolling through a museum and taking in the beauty of the surrounding works of art. \nThe Museum of Fine Arts is my personal favorite and it's by far one of the most affordable and entertaining dates in Montreal. \nYou can find the price list here!\n\nHit Up An Arcade\nWhere: 3350 Boulevard Saint-Martin O., Laval; Amusement 2000*\n View this post on Instagram 🍬 A post shared by 𝖌𝖔𝖉 𝖆𝖜𝖋𝖚𝖑 (@35mmmtl) on Jun 9, 2019 at 8:09pm PDT\n\nNot only will this date bring back all kinds of nostalgic vibes, but this laid back environment makes it a good place to get to know someone.\nYou and your date will be able to bring out the competitive side in one another and connect in ways that you forget were possible. \nGet more info!\n\nGo To One Of The Many Markets\n View this post on Instagram What would I do without ya🎃 A post shared by dani (@danilavitt) on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:14pm PDT\n\nEven throughout the harsh cold of winter, Montreal has no shortage of gorgeous markets to check out. From Maisonneuve market and Atwater to my personal happy place, the Jean-Talon Market. \nYou can take a walk, grab lunch and buy your date flowers all within these phenomenal markets. \nFind a list of Montreal markets here!\n\nEat At Mr. Puffs\nWhere: Numerous locations throughout Montreal\n View this post on Instagram C’est la journée de magasinage la plus occupée de l’année 😅 N’oubliez pas de faire le plein de café et de Puffs pour vous aider à passer au travers de votre journée 📸 @mrpuffsoldport A post shared by Mr.Puffs (@mrpuffscanada) on Dec 26, 2019 at 8:56am PST\n\nPerhaps it is the greek in me but I love going to Mr Puffs on dates. Not only is this establishment known for these delicious greek doughnuts but the cost of them makes you love them even more. \nThis affordable and tasty date is not one you will regret going on. \nCheck out Mr. Puffs' website.\n\nGrab A Coffee At Olimpico\nWhere: 124 Rue Saint Viateur O\n View this post on Instagram décembre🎄 A post shared by Café Olimpico (@cafeolimpico) on Dec 17, 2019 at 1:22pm PST\n\nThis iconic Montreal coffee house has been around since the 1970s and is one of the most loved spots in all of the city. \nThroughout the year, this hot spot is jam-packed with both locals and tourists looking to get their hands on the goods. \nWhen it comes to dates, this spot is cool, fun, and of course, affordable. \nCheck it out!\n\nWatch Planes Land At Louks\nWhere: 777 Avenue Lajoie; Louks Brewery\n View this post on Instagram Chill vibes all the time 🍺🤘 #twobestfriends A post shared by Louks Brewery (@louksbrew) on Dec 12, 2019 at 3:38pm PST\n\nIn the past year, this little brewery and taproom has now become a go-to for my husband and I. You can sit back and sip on tasty beers while watching the planes take off and land into our city. \nThis brewery is packed with board games to play and popcorn to snack on. And, not to mention, affordable beer. All things to make for the perfect date!\nDiscover Louks Brewery here!\n\nTry Some Dishes At Cinko\nWhere: 1641 Rue St-Denis \n View this post on Instagram 🌭🍔 A post shared by Katerine Savard (@katerinesavard) on May 7, 2016 at 6:12pm PDT\n\nCinko has everything you will ever need for the perfect date night. The colourful eatery serves an array of eclectic dishes and best of all they are all priced under $10. \nDishes vary from $6.95 to $9.95 and desserts will cost you $5.95 - making this an ultra-affordable restaurant date.\nVisit Cinko's website for more info!\n\nGo Bowling Together\n View this post on Instagram Bonne fête @hashtagbedard ! 🍻🍾🎉🥇 #bowling #quilles #quillesgplus A post shared by Bonira Khy (@chinesekhy) on Dec 27, 2019 at 7:11pm PST\n\nBowling will forever be my go-to when it comes to cheap date nights. \nI consider myself a competitive person, so I personally love going on dates where I can challenge both myself and my date. \nThis classic activity seems to be overlooked at times, but I am here to tell you bowling is still cool and best of all, still cheap! \n\nGrab Some Matcha Desserts\nWhere: 1418 Rue Crescent; Tsujiri Matcha Restaurant \n View this post on Instagram #tsujiri #tsujirimontreal #tsujirimtl #matcha #dessert #sweet #cake #matchacheesecake #matchalatte #matchaparfait #green #food #foodporn #foodpic #dessertporn #mtl #mtlfood #mtldessert #montrealfood #montreal #montrealdessert #instafood #yummy #tasty #matchadessert #cheesecake #cute #japanesedessert A post shared by Miss Thyyy (@yumethy) on Dec 16, 2019 at 8:46pm PST\n\nThis matcha haven is a unique and delightful spot to take a date to, especially if they have a sweet tooth. \nThis chain has been around for over 159 years and is known to create out of the box matcha creations that will not only impress your date but will impress your bank account as well!\nCheck our article out here!\n\nGet Cold Together In An Ice Bar\nWhere: 3426 Rue Notre-Dame O.; Cyr Restaurant\n View this post on Instagram Friday night lineup. Come cool down with us in our ice bar.❄️🍸 #CyrSaintHenri A post shared by Cyr /s'ēer·/ (@cyrsainthenri) on Aug 9, 2019 at 3:19pm PDT\n\nThis establishment is more than just a bar, it is an experience that you will not soon forget. \nThis establishment may offer high-end options but luckily for us, they have also thought of the common folk. \nThe restaurant section offers a simple, fun menu with items ranging between $13 and $26 and access to the bar is $30.\nRead all about this ice bar here!\n\nGo Skating & Drink Mulled Wine \nWhere: Espace 67; Parc Jean-Drapeau\n View this post on Instagram Throwback Thursday! Juste avant la finalisation d'Espace 67. 💎 #biosphere #mtlmoments #parcjeandrapeau #buckminster #expo67 #tbt #tb 📷: @alexpenfornis @livemontreal A post shared by Parc Jean Drapeau (@parcjeandrapeau) on Nov 14, 2019 at 3:30pm PST\n\nSkating has always been a romantic and affordable option when it comes to dates and this year you can experience skating at Parc Jean Drapeau. \nNow, mix the romance of skating with the flavour of mulled wine and you have yourself an awesome date! \nRead all about this fun date idea here!\n\nRead Poetry At A Local Library\n View this post on Instagram Gotta love a good symmetrical room 🔐#nikon_photography_ #nikon #nikon_photography #canon #canonusa #fuji #fujifilm #35mm #agameoftones #gameoftones #houseoftones #sky #bluesky #archilovers #naturelovers #nature_perfection #architecture #architecturephotography #architecturelovers #montreal #library #university #mcgill #photographer #photoshoot #photography #landscapephotography #landscape A post shared by 🦋 (@cici.holi) on Aug 16, 2018 at 4:31pm PDT\n\nOne of the most romantic dates I ever went on was in a library. Montreal is drowning in picturesque libraries and best of all is that you can access most of them for free. \nThe idea of skimming through the poetry section with the person who gives you butterflies - I can't think of anything more romantic! \nFind out where!\n\nPractice Your Golf Skills At Mini Putt\nWhere: 1259 Rue Guy; Putting Edge Downtown\n View this post on Instagram Let out the monkey in you at Putting Edge! It feels good to let go once in a while. 😉🐒 . . . . . . . #instagram #instagood #instadaily #miniputt #puttingedgeqc #minigolf #games #arcades #fun #5a7 #family #friends #fun #funtimes #happy #laval #montreal #igersmtl #mtlcity #mtl #downtown #centreville #goodtimes #glowinthedark #blacklight A post shared by Putting Edge Quebec (@puttingedgeqc) on Dec 23, 2019 at 7:29am PST\n\nPutting Edge is an indoor mini-golf course downtown. The neon-lit paths make for a thrilling yet affordable experience within our city. \nThere are other locations but my go-to has always been the Putting Edge downtown. \nCheck out Putting Edge's website!\n\nExplore Space At The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium \nWhere: 4801 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin \n View this post on Instagram Always & Forever 💍✨ 18.08.2018 A post shared by araz torossian 🌻 (@araztorossian) on Aug 23, 2018 at 5:42pm PDT\n\nLocated in the Espace pour la Vie close to the Olympic Stadium, this local gem is a great date spot, especially during those cold winter months. \nIf you love outer space and want to learn more about it, this is the date "space" for you!\nPlan your date here.\n\nGet Late Night Bagels \n View this post on Instagram Superbes photos du shooting pour @additionelle! Allez lire l’entretien avec la photographe @coeurdartacho sur le blog de @dixoctobre. 📷 @coeurdartacho via @dixoctobre A post shared by St-Viateur Bagel (@stviateurbagel) on Dec 13, 2019 at 12:42pm PST\n\nBagels are a Montreal staple and two locations have been in competition since what feels like the beginning of time. In our city, you either love St. Viateur or Fairmount but regardless of the one you prefer, there is no denying how amazing bagels in our city are. \nThere is something special about fresh bagels, cream cheese and good conversation that gets me every time. \nAnd, let's be real, there is nothing more Montreal than having a bagel date at 2 a.m!\n\nWishing you all wonderful dates!\n\n*This article has been updated.