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Date Ideas: Creative Couple

One of the best ways people express themselves is through art and being creative. This Valentine’s Day, plan an outing for you and your loved one to go out and get creative! Whether you want to pick up a paintbrush yourself, try a new artwork style, or just gaze upon artwork, there is the perfect date spot right here in Markham!

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Paintlounge Markham

A painted canvas on an easel

Pick up a paintbrush and follow along with a guided workshop to create a masterpiece to hang on your wall at home.

Choose among a large selection of paintings to recreate. And don’t forget to add your own flair to the painting!

Address: 118 Main St N, Markham, ON L3P 1Y1

Website: www.paintlounge.ca

Instagram: @paintlounge


Glasstromony Studios

Have you ever worked with glass before? Sign up for one of many workshops at Glasstronomy to see how well you work with glass! Create your own bowl, clock, coaster, or anything else you can think of. See glass come to life with a visit to Glasstronomy!

Address: 2600 John St. #108, Markham, ON L3R 3W3

Website: www.glasstronomystudios.ca

Instagram: @glasstronomystudios

Stained glass

Crafty Pots

A ceramic owl and sheep

Get your hands dirty at Crafty Pots!

Pottery, glow-in-the-dark paint, painting, wood board, and clay work are just some of the creative things you can do at Crafty Pots.

Create a masterpiece by yourself or with your partner to show your love for one another this Valentine’s Day.

Address: 126 Main St N, Markham, ON L3P 1Y1

Website: www.craftypots.studio

Instagram: @craftypotsmarkham


Gusta Cooking Studio

If you love cooking and baking, then get creative in the kitchen with Gusta Cooking Studio!

Decide to pick up a baking or cooking kit to bring home, or attend one of their in-person workshops to create something delicious to share!

Address: 28 Crown Steel Dr Suite – 16, Markham, ON L3R 9Y1

Website: www.gusta.ca

Instagram: @gustacooking


Varley Art Gallery

Two people standing outside in the snow

Take things slow with a stroll through the Varley Art Gallery this Valentine’s Day.

Walk amongst beautiful and inspiring artwork and learn about the artists and the stories behind their artwork.

Take this inspiring Valentine’s Day date to the next level and sign up for one of the art programs run by the Varley Art Gallery and stay inspired!

Address: 216 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2H1

Website: www.varleyartgallery.ca

Instagram: @varleyartgallery


Crock A Doodle Unionville

Crock A Doodle is known for their paint your own pottery!

Pick out your favourite piece of pottery, whether that be a cup, plate or decorative statue, and paint it to represent your love for one another.

Choose to paint a piece of pottery together or separately this Valentine’s Day.

Address: 159 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2G8

Website: www.crockadoodle.com/unionville

Instagram: @crockadoodleinunionville

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Crock A Doodle Unionville Markham

Flato Markham Theatre

Flato Markham Theatre

Why create the art when you can watch the art? Flato Markham Theatre has reopened with a great lineup of shows! Treat yourself and your loved one to a show of your choosing. Between comedy, magic, drama and more, there is a show that you will enjoy!

Address: 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham, ON L3R 8G5

Website: www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca

Instagram: @markhamtheatre

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