Date Ideas: Low-Key Couple

A couple laughing together

Boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, partner, the love of your life, babe, honey, whatever you call them, you love them with your whole heart, and that is often enough for you and your special someone. Have a low-key Valentine’s Day this year with these stay-at-home date ideas. Or if you need to get out of the house, then try a low-key date at some fun places in Markham!


Take-out food on a table
Dining out is often stressful this time of year, with having to make a reservation and the stress of getting somewhere on time.

Stay home this Valentine’s Day and order in from your favourite Markham restaurant without all the hassle! With takeout, delivery, UberEats, DoorDash, and Skip the Dishes, there are many ways to have a low-key date night at home.

Pictured: @friendstofoodies | Sung Won Korean Restaurant

Pick up a Sweet Treat from your Favourite Bakery

There are so many amazing bakeries in Markham with a wide variety of treats!

With it being Valentine’s Day, there are so many different sweet treats to try this year it is almost impossible to choose between the cookies, cakes, chocolate, strawberries, and more that the incredible bakeries are creating.

Check out our Valentine’s Treats Blog for a highlight of some of this years’ limited-time treats!

Pictured: @cupcakejunkiecanada | Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries

Watch a Movie

A collection of movie posters

After a cozy dinner at home, put on a Filmed-In-Markham movie or tv show!

Did you know that some of these movies and TV shows were filmed across Markham? And to add to this list, many Hallmark Channel movies have also been filmed in our city.

Choose from one of those Filmed-In-Markham movies for a romantic movie night this Valentine’s Day!

Get Out of the House

If you’ve been feeling stuck at home lately, think about these fun places to keep date night low-key but also get you out of the house!

Le Cue Lounge

Address: 8901 Woodbine Ave #100, Markham, ON L3R 9Y4


Instagram: @lecue.lounge

Markham Bowl

Address: 5762 Hwy 7 #11B, Markham, ON L3P 1A7


Instagram: @markhambowl

Go Place

Address: 3275 Hwy 7 Unit 2, Markham, ON L3R 3P9


Instagram: @goplace_toronto

Get Outside

Address: Various Locations

Blog: Get Outside This Winter

Pictured: @lecue.lounge
A blue pool table at Le Cue

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