17 perfect mid-winter date ideas

All your best laid plans for getting hot when it's cold outside, as shared in our Sex + Dating survey.


  1. Going for a hike or drive to a small town and walking around

  2. Tobogganing

  3. Snowball fight

  4. Skating on the Oval followed by hot toddies

  5. Skating on a Dartmouth lake followed by craft beer


  6. Outdoor hot tub

  7. Go see a show at our favourite pub

  8. “Feed me garlic fingers and hot chocolate”

  9. Fireplace. Wine. Snuggles.

  10. Popcorn. Netflix. Sofa.


  11. Baking a batch of cookies together

  12. Stargazing (skies are clearest in the winter)

  13. Going to an unfamiliar bar or restaurant that’s a ways off.

  14. Anywhere involving little chance of snot-nose or frost-stache

  15. Movie theatre with lots of popcorn

  16. A trip south

  17. Staying at home and cancelling plans till spring


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