Date Ideas for the Canada Day Weekend
The Vancouver Aquarium is the perfect rainy day date. Get up close with over 50,000 animals from across the world at one of the city’s best attractions. Check out the Amazon Gallery, catch a beluga show and learn about the marine animals that live on the British Columbian coast.
Price: $16 for children – $31 for adults
Address: 845 Avison Way
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (604) 659-3474
Experience dinner with the ultimate view at the Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant. The combination of fine food and stunning panoramic views of the city, coastal mountains and ocean make this place a pretty unique date spot.
Price: $22 – $60 (single entree)
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m., closed Sundays
Phone: (604) 669-2220
TEA AT THE EMPRESS, VICTORIA (Fairmont)
Price: $6 + – $15 (cup of tea)
Address: Beacon Hill Park, 100 Cook St
Hours: Served from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
o 1st seating – 11:00 a.m./11:15 a.m./ 11:30 a.m/ 12 p.m.
o 2nd seating – 1:00/1:15/1:30/2 p.m.
o 3rd seating – 3:00/3:15/3:30/4 p.m
o 4th seating – 5:00/5:15/5:30 p.m
Phone: (250) 389 2727
In full operation from April 4th to September 6th, Kelowna Mountain Vineyards and Bridges offers gorgeous views overlooking Kelowna from the south. With an array of swinging bridges, white pillars, wooden boardwalks and an outdoor amphitheatre, exploring the mountain is a romantic way to soak in the beauty of the day.
Price: Adult $24.95, Student/Senior $19.95, Child $1 per year (0-18)
Hours: Prior to June 18th: Saturday and Sunday only 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; June 18th on: daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Address: 5755 Gillard Forestry Road
Phone: (250) 300-3456
The Kangaroo Creek Farm in Lake Country is an interactive date for animal lovers. Visitors can hold a baby kangaroo, pet a wallaby and meet an emu. It is a working farm, so come prepared for an assortment of smells and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty!
Price: $5 (age 5 and up)
Hours: Summer weekends 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Address: 3193 Hill Road
Phone: (250) 766-4823