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11 Fun Valentine’s Day Date Ideas In Windsor & Essex County

Tuesday February 2nd, 2016, 10:06pm


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Find yourself scurrying to make plans for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Missed every available restaurant reservation? Here’s a list of ideas to help tie together the perfect night (or day) for you and your significant other.


1. Couples Massage Spa Package

Known for its dedicated team of professionals, Coral Medical Health Spa offers a variety of services including age prevention, medical cosmetic, and complete day spa to satisfy any customer.

This February, they have spa packages that include relaxation or aromatherapy massages for two, infrared sauna, manicures and pedicures, even facials. These packages start at $118 (for “Sweethearts Escape for Two”)

Coral Medical Health Spa
1400 Provincial Road • Windsor
(519) 969-1554


2. Valentine’s Day Lock-In

The premier spot for all things laser tag, glo-golf, arcade and more, Zap Zone is the only business in Windsor with the most action-packed fun all in one place.

On February 13th – at Zap Zone’s Ambassador Drive location – from 9pm until 1am, you can enjoy all you can play laser tag, free pizza and soda pop for only $25.

Zap Zone
1930 Ambassador Drive • Windsor
(519) 972-6748


3. Comic Book SyndiCON

An annual event hosted by the Comic Book Syndicate, Comic Book SyndiCON celebrates the love of comic books and the art behind it.

Sunday, February 14th at 11am is where you can view the many talents from Windsor, Toronto, Michigan and more. $5 admission gets you access to meet and greets, trivia, and shopping. Costumes are encouraged!

St. Clair College Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Drive • Windsor
(519) 972-6748


4. Family Day Weekend

Colasanti’s has been a go-to destination for petting zoo, amusement and more for over 75 years. You can dine, shop home decor, collectibles and plants, and play with animals while remaining close to home.

Bring your spouse and the whole family from February 12th until the 15th. You can enjoy everything from a lunch buffet, family deals and daily zoo shows. Family passes start at $58.99 (for 4 passes and 40 arcade tokens).

Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens
1550 Road 3 East • Kingsville
(519) 972-6748


5. Raine Maida & Chantal Kreviazuk

This multi-JUNO Award winning duo has been one of Canada’s most influential couples. The singer-songwriter, and front man of Our Lady Peace have written countless hits for artists such as Kelly Clarkson, David Cook and Carrie Underwood.

See these two perform “Moon VS. Sun” live on February 13th at 8pm, with tickets starting at $45.

Chrysler Theatre
201 Riverside Drive West • Windsor
(519) 252-6579


6. Aretha Franklin

Caesars Windsor has been providing great events monthly in their Colosseum since switching management and rebranding in 2008. The casino attracts people from all over Ontario, Michigan, Ohio and more.

On February 13th at 9pm, Caesars Windsor will be welcoming musical legend Aretha Franklin to their stage. Known for her hits like “Respect” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” you can see her only $35 (starting ticket price)!

Caesars Windsor
377 Riverside Drive East • Windsor
1 (800) 991-7777


7. Walkerville Brewery Tour

The Walkerville Brewery has been made a staple in Windsor’s history with the help of Hiram Walker and Sons LTD. While the original Walkerville Brewery was opened in 1890, the beer brew has come to life with the same ideology – providing an “honest beer.”

To learn more about their history, sample some of their brews, and dine in antiquity, sign up for a tour of the establishment this Valentine’s Day. Admission is $7 and you even get a glass of your favourite ale to enjoy!

Walkerville Brewery
525 Argyle Road • Windsor
(519) 254-6067


8. Cooking Class

Known for their barn gatherings and dinners, as well as their vineyard, Oxley Estate Winery has been a city and county favourite. The winery offers a wide selection of restaurant menu choices, and nine acres of Rieslings, Cabernets, and Merlots.

For those who would like a nice, quiet evening in this Valentine’s Day, prepare yourself with this cooking class offered by Oxley Estate Winery. This February 3rd class consists of beet soup, oysters, gnocchi and even dessert! It starts at 6pm and is $75 per person.

Oxley Estate Winery
533 County Road 50 • Harrow
(519) 738-3264


9. Sundays in the Studio

The Art Gallery of Windsor is welcoming Anne Safranyos to help support their Sundays in the Studio; a program for both parents and children of all ages.

This Valentine’s Day will host “Valentine Wishes” from 1pm until 4pm and is free with your $5 admission. The workshop consists of hands-on studio activities and a public tour.

Art Gallery of Windsor
401 Riverside Drive West • Windsor
(519) 977-0013

10. “Shirley Valentine”

The Olde Walkerville Theatre has been proudly supporting the arts in Windsor for over 90 years. With its one-of-a-kind historical charm, it has capabilities to be both a theatre and an entertainment venue.

“Shirley Valentine” is a dramatic comedy written by Willy Russell, a numerous Laurence Olivier and Tony Award winner. Russell has written plays and movie adaptations such as “Our Day Out,” “Blood Brothers” and “Educating Rita.”

See their up and coming play this Valentine’s Day for only $20 per ticket.

The Olde Walkerville Theatre
1564 Wyandotte Street East • Windsor
(519) 253-2929

11. “Sip and Stroke”

On February 13th, uncork your inner artist with this unique event, brought to you by Events And Spoons. A local artist will guide your way through creating your own paint masterpiece, complete with drinking and eating. All tools are provided, and there will be a complimentary sweet and candy table.

For $35 per ticket, experience from 6pm until 8pm “Love Birds Nest,” and from 9pm until 11pm “Sippers and Mixers.”

the Holiday Inn (Ambassador Suite)
1855 Huron Church Road • Windsor
(226) 345-5168

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