Fall Date Ideas

a couple sitting on a bridge playing guitar in the fall

It’s the time of year when we all want to get outside and explore, but don’t know what to do! Use this as inspiration for your next fall outing in Markham. From things to do, places to eat, and where to stay, you have endless possibilities for your next date in Markham.


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Visit a Farm

Corn mazes, pumpkin patches and more make farms a fall staple! Browse through our Fall Fun at the Farm Blog for a preview of what the local farms are offering this fall season.


Grab a drink from your favourite Café

Whether you’re a Pumpkin Spice Latte fan, love hot chocolate, or stick to black coffee, there are many local cafes and coffee shops to feed your caffeine addiction. For a list of popular coffee shops, check out our The Coffee Shop Hop Blog. From Café-N-One to Reset Coffee Bar to Espresso XXI, you’ll be sure to find your favourite drink to take on a walk with you.


Walk amongst the Fall Colours

Red, orange, and yellow are now covering every tree around us, and the vibrant colours are just breathtaking! Head outside for your next date and take a stroll through one of Markham’s trails and parks to be surrounded by the beauty and magic of fall.

Take a look at The Best Spots to See Fall Colours Blog to find the best spot to see the fall colours!


Not a fan of the outdoors? Try out one of these indoor date worthy ideas!

Paint your own pottery at Crock-A-Doodle on Main Street Unionville.

See who wins at your favourite video games at DenThreeSixty on Main Street Markham.

Learn a unique form of art at Glasstronomy Studios.

Play a round of pool and get some drinks at Le Cue Lounge.

Put your problem-solving skills to the test with the great escape from one of Markham’s escape rooms: Omescape, VR Escapism, & Trapped Escape Room.

Love golf? Try an indoor golf simulator, like Golf Wing.

Try a classic date you can never go wrong with… bowling at Markham Bowl.



There are countless restaurants found within Markham that feature cuisines from around the world. Whether you and your date love pubs, Chinese, Italian, takeout, or Indian, you will find a date worthy restaurant in Markham!

Impress your date with a fine dining experience at The Octagon.

Dine under the changing leaves on the Jake’s on Main patio.

Keep it casual with a picnic from a favourite takeout spot, like SOI Snacks.

Try a top Markham spot for Chinese at Chef 88 Elite Fine Dining 百樂軒海鮮酒家.



With over a dozen different hotels to choose from in Markham, you’ll be able to find the perfect place for a getaway in Markham.


Click here for more information on all the great hotels in Markham: https://visitmarkham.ca/where-to-stay/


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Pictured: Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Markham
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