Whether you’re looking to make a great first impression or just looking to find something fun to do with your significant other, there is no shortage of great date spots a short walk or drive from the Camilla Park Neighbourhood South Mississauga. It’s also nice to know that you don’t have to break the bank to have a good time either.
Here are 20 date ideas for under $20 just 20 minutes from 20/Twenty.
Studio.89 is not your average coffee shop. It’s a fair trade cafe that promotes community and inclusion. Studio.89 hosts daily events such as open mics, game nights, book clubs, paint nights, workshops and much more. Couples are sure to find something to pique their interest.
- Celebration Square
Not sure how to spend your date night? Head over to Celebration Square. The square always has something going on. From movie nights to outdoor fitness classes, a farmers market, and regular weekend events during the summer, chances are you’ll find a fun way to pass the time.
- Art Gallery of Mississauga
Art lovers will be happy to know that the Art Gallery of Mississauga is completely free to attend. Check out the summer exhibition now on until Sept. 4.
- Scooter’s Roller Palace
Scooter’s Roller Palace is perfect for an old school date night. The 24,500-sq. ft. facility has room for over 675 skaters. For those not up to skating, you can also enjoy the pool tables, air hockey, and arcade.
- 5 Drive-In
The drive-in, it’s a first-date staple. 5 Drive-In is open seven days a week and only costs $13 a person. If you’re planning a double date, head there on a Thursday night where you’ll pay just $20 for a carload.
- Bad Axe Throwing
Whether you are a first-timer or a regular, axe throwing always makes for a good time. Bad Axe Throwing Mississauga has walk-ins for just $20 per hour per person. And don’t forget, you can also bring your own food too!
- Streetsville Bowl
Another classic date spot is Streetsville Bowl. This bowling alley has been around for over 40 years and has just recently been renovated. A half-hour session is just $18 per person. Of course, the fully licensed bar on site is the perfect spot for a post-game drink.
- Laser Quest
Whether you’re hoping to take down your better half or forming a dynamic duo, laser tag is a fun and energetic way to spend an evening. Laser Quest offers pricing for single games, Ironman Missions, and right now are holding a triple-play summer promotion. The best part, all options will cost you less than $20.
- Go-Karting – Playdium
Unleash your inner Mario Kart at Playdium’s outdoor go-karting track. Tuesdays and Thursdays are half-price at just $2.66 a lap. Just no throwing bananas or turtle shells.
- Mini-Golfing – Playdium
While you’re at the Playdium why not play a round of mini-golf as well. A round is just $8 per person, but just like the go-karts, it is half-price on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Door FiftyFive
Door FiftyFive is the perfect spot to grab a late-night drink. The rustic bar puts a precedent on their dark spirits and craft beers. With an endless list of liquors, you’re sure to find something to quench your palette. Of course, if you’re looking to grab a bite, their food is also phenomenal.
- Armstrong Wild Bird Trek
Strap on your running shoes, grab your binoculars and enjoy the Armstrong Wild bird Trek. As part of the Riverwood Conservancy, the trek takes you down trails along the Credit River where you will see a number of different species of birds and perhaps even foxes, deer, and owls.
- Kariya Park
Kariya Park is the city’s little piece of Japan. This hidden gem is a great spot for a romantic stroll along its picturesque pond. Come May, it’s the ideal spot to experience the beautiful cherry blossoms.
- Murphy’s Ice Cream Parlour
Murphy’s is the perfect spot for a date on a hot summer day. They have a wide variety of flavours, including sugar-free options, sundaes, banana splits, floats, and shakes. They even offer small ice cream cones for dogs! How awesome is that?
- Sky Zone
Put your acrobatic skills to the test at Sky Zone and enjoy some one-of-a-kind indoor trampoline activities. Here you can take on their Ninja warrior course, dive into the foam zone, challenge your friends to trampoline dodgeball, and much more.
- Port Credit
For anyone who’s dating profile says they enjoy long weeks on the water, Port Credit is for you. Enjoy a pleasant walk along the shores of Lake Ontario, just a short five-minute drive from 20/Twenty.
- Urbanquest By The Water – Port Credit
This date activity is perfect for the Holmes and Watson couple. Urbanquest tasks you with solving fun puzzles as you explore Port Credit. For just $10 a person it’s a great way to spend an afternoon on a budget.
- Cave Rock Climbing
Cave Rock Climbing is a great date-night option for the thrill-seeking couple. Cave Rock Climbing has dozens of climbing walls for climbers of all skill sets. Even better, if you get there before 4 p.m. or the final two hours before close, your climb pass and shoe and chalk rentals will cost you just $16
- Adamson Estate
The former property of the Cawthra Family, the Adamson Estate is now the site of the Royal Conservatory of Music and is a walking trail open to the public. It’s a great spot to take a scenic walk along the water, while the ivy-covered buildings on the property are stunning.
- Dunk’n Dip Resto & Chocolate Lounge
Just a short 10-minute drive from 20/Twenty, you’ll find chocolate heaven. Duck’n Dip is a small cafe lounge offering up dazzling cakes, sweets, and desserts, many of which are slathered in chocolate. It’s also a great spot to grab lunch or dinner.