15 Creative Date Ideas in Vancouver For Any Budget

Marissa D

Vancouver is home to world-class beaches, mountains ranges and has some of the best sunsets in the world. It's a vibrant yet chilled-out city with exciting pockets waiting to be discovered. Want to explore with your special someone? Here are 15 unique date ideas to enjoy in Vancouver!

15 Creative Date Ideas in Vancouver For Any Budget

By Marissa D
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Vancouver is home to world-class beaches, mountains ranges and has some of the best sunsets in the world. It's a vibrant yet chilled-out city with exciting pockets waiting to be discovered. Want to explore with your special someone? Here are 15 unique date ideas to enjoy in Vancouver!
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  • 1475 Marine Dr
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    • marissa.delmistro Bella Ceramica Studio is a cool spot for creative couples to paint a unique creation while enjoying some delicious wine simultaneously! Fun!

         
  • Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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    • marissa.delmistro For couples brave enough to face the high heights...but for free ;)

         
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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    • marissa.delmistro For couples brave enough to face the high heights!

         
  • 117 W Pender St
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    • marissa.delmistro Cinema After Dark do stand up comedy shows Wednesday - Sunday evening and like they say...hilarious is the new hot! A date night here will keep you and your date belly laughing.

         
  • Vancouver Aquarium
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    • marissa.delmistro A special place to hide away from the rain. My favourite aspect of the Van Aquarium is its conservation efforts and dedication to science.

         
  • Sopra Sotto Pizzeria
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    • marissa.delmistro That's amore! You're date will fall head over hell with you if you suggest a pizza date night at Sopra Sotta

         
  • La Grotta Del Formaggio
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    • marissa.delmistro Top Italian market selling fresh sandwiches, cheeses, breads and more!

         
  • LIVIA Forno e Vino
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    • marissa.delmistro Fresh pasta, fresh bread, fresh pastries, fresh coffee....need I say more?!

         
  • Electric Bicycle Brewing
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  • 33 Acres Brewing Company
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  • Brassneck Brewery
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  • Main Street Brewing Co.
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  • Red Truck Beer Company
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  • Fairmont Pacific Rim
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    • marissa.delmistro Nestled in one of the top hotels of the city is The Willow Stream Spa. Head there for some of the best treatments from couples massages to facials.

         
  • Guilt & Co
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    • marissa.delmistro I love Guilt and Co - its one of the classiest and coziest places for a date - especially if you are a fan of live music like I am!

         
  • Queen Elizabeth Park
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    • marissa.delmistro Queen Elizabeth Park, affectionately called Q E Park by located offers 130 acres of luscious park to explore, which makes it a pretty dreamy picnic location! If you have time, you can check out the Bloedel Conservatory and restaurant on-site, too.

         
  • Stanley Park Seawall
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    • marissa.delmistro Cycle, walk, rollerblade, or skateboard along this world-class sea wall that passes many exciting "must-see" monuments.

         
  • 2611 W 4th Ave
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    • marissa.delmistro Ignite your sense with a date night to The Dark Table. The Dark Table has popped up in other major cities including London, England and has been met with great success. It's an opportunity for daters to lean into their other senses as their sense of sight is completely removed.

         
  • 540 Beatty St
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    • marissa.delmistro Home to The Dirty Apron Cooking School! This incredibly popular cooking school offers cuisines and diety options for quite literally everybody so it's a fantastic option for dater that want to try something new. The sessions all last about 4 hours, are super hands-on you get to leave with instructions and recipes to recreate the magic time and time again.

         
  • 2400 Panorama Dr
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    • marissa.delmistro Quarry Rock Hike is a moderate 2-hour hike that offers jaw-dropping views over the Burrard Inlet. It's immaculate and I highly recommend it! If you can get there during the week over the weekend - do it to avoid the crowds. Its also a dog friendly path so prepare for loads of cuteness.

         
  • 520 Industrial Ave
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    • marissa.delmistro Hive Bouldering Gym is a fantastic spot for the athletic daters out there. It is owned and operated by local climbers, so you know you're in good hands. They offer lessons, private coaching, rental equipment and free climbing opportunities for people of all levels and comfort.

         
  • 1689 Johnston St
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    • marissa.delmistro Granville Island Market is a must-do for daters - especially for first dates because there is something that everyone will like. If you are into seeing modern and local art, there are amazing local galleries and interesting shops that sell arts of all mediums. If you love coffee and fresh bites, there is no shortage of incredible bakeries, cafes and restaurants. I recommend checking out Hobbs Pickles and A Bread Affair before watching the local buskers.

         
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