Things to do Valentine’s Day in Toronto 2017

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Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre, photo Paul Coltas
Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre, photo Paul Coltas

Are you looking for things to do Valentine’s Day in Toronto other than taking your significant other to a romantic restaurant in Toronto? We’ve found some fun Toronto events for Valentine’s Day 2017. Have a read below:

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Hooking Up With The Second City

Enjoy hilarious skits about relationships, missed connections, girls’ night out and things we do for love in the Second City Toronto’s Hooking Up With The Second City on Tues., Feb. 14, 2017. Shows on Valentine’s Day are at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are General $26 (you have to share a table) or Rail $38. Purchase tickets online or at the box office. Second City is located at 51 Mercer Street, 416-343-0011.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Islanders

If your partner is a hockey fan, take them to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play against the New York Islanders at the Air Canada Centre on Tues., Feb. 14, 2017. Tickets are $368, $179, $113 and $86 and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.

Chocolates from Purdys Chocolatier
Chocolates from Purdys Chocolatier

Purdys Chocolatier at TD Centre

Spend Valentine’s Day taking a chocolate truffles class at Purdys Chocolatier at TD Centre. Make your truffles unique by choosing flavours, toppings and liqueurs. Fee is Class and 20 take home truffles $50; Class and 40 take home truffles $80; and Class and 60 take home truffles $110. Class takes place Tues., Feb. 14, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Register online.

Leonard Cohen Valentine’s Day Tribute

Enjoy a tribute to Leonard Cohen on Tues., Feb. 14, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bampot, 201 Harbord Street. The first part of the evening includes media clips and an interview with the late Leonard Cohen and the second part features Toronto artists performing Cohen’s songs and poetry. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. Food and tea will be available for purchase.

Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre, photo Paul Coltas
Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre, photo Paul Coltas

The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre

Enjoy this production of The Bodyguard straight from London’s West End. The play focuses on Frank Farmer, a former Secret Service agent, who is hired to protect Rachel Marron, a star who is being stalked. A performance of The Bodyguard at Ed Mirvish Theatre is on Valentine’s Day, Tues., Feb. 14, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $150, $115, $90, $80 and $50. Purchase tickets online.

Valentine’s Day Food Tour by Food Nook Tours

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day food tour hosted by Food Nook Tours on Sun., Feb. 12, 20I7 in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood. Visit five local food shops and restaurants to sample food set aside just for you. The tour includes a cafe, chocolate shop and a smokehouse. The tour takes 1 ½ to 2 hours and begins at 2:30 p.m. Tour is $50 for two persons. Tickets can be purchased online.

Annual Darwin Day Lecture: Sex in the Sea

Dr. Marah Hardt will be giving a lecture, “Sex in the Sea”, at the Royal Ontario Museum on Tues., Feb. 14, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hardt studies the mating rituals of sea creatures and the challenges they face by the global fishing crisis. A reception will follow with one complimentary drink. Purchase a signed copy of Dr. Hardt’s book, Sex in the Sea during the reception. Cost is $20. The lecture takes place at the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, Royal Ontario Museum. For more information, call 416-586-5797 or email programs@rom.on.ca

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