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6 Winter Date Ideas

6 Winter Date Ideas

So you’ve finished a summer full of exciting, adventurous dates and are now dreading the wind-chilled months to come. Don’t let the cold get the best of you, and more importantly, don’t let your flame dwindle away!

We’ve got you covered in case you need inspiration to help keep your love warm this winter. You won’t have to hide inside for the next few months – you can have loads of fun and stay comfortable in Fredericton this season. It’s no surprise it was named one of Canada’s coziest places! Check out these fun winter date ideas!



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Look at the Lights

Experience the magic of the holiday season by embarking on a tour of some of Fredericton’s most enchanting areas. The homes of St. Mary’s First Nation community are all decked out, glistening with bright sparkling lights and holiday music during their annual Festival of Lights. The festive spirit is also alive at the Lincoln Light Show, where you can marvel at a spectacular home-made luminous display. Come share the joy with residents of the Pine Grove Nursing home at their annual decorated Christmas tree showcase. New to Fredericton this year is a Christmas caroling event totally illuminated by glow sticks! Guests of all ages are invited to gather at St. Paul’s United Church and watch the Christmas cheer radiate. What better way to light up the life of someone you love?



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Christmas Markets

Visiting markets is a great way to support local vendors, all while scoping out the scene for some awesome gift ideas! In addition to the regular year-round markets, you can find unique hand crafted holiday themed gifts at plenty of Christmas markets this season. Get your shop on and prepare to tackle your holiday shopping with a partner! Find something that catches your special someone’s eye? You might just have to come back on your own soon!

Comfort Food

We all know you can never go wrong with food! Especially around the holidays, comfort food almost always sounds like a good idea. Why not go out for a breakfast date? Whether you’re a pancake-person or an absolute fruit-lover, there’s something for every foodie in town. Fredericton is not shy on breakfast joints, so it won’t be hard to find a spot you both like and turn your next lazy morning into a delectable morning meal!




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Go for a stroll

Finding fun things to do with your partner in Fredericton is so easy, you could call it a walk in the park! The city is home to a beautiful 400-acre woodland known as Odell Park, where couples can stroll, ski, or snowshoe along the 16km of groomed trails. Why not bring a camera along and turn your everyday stroll into a winter wonderland photoshoot? This forest scenery is sure to bring out the most insta-worthy snapshots in town.



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Find some spare time

If you’re looking for a casual night out, bowling might just be right up your alley. With cosmic bowling, food on-site and local beer from TrailWay, the newly re-vamped Main Street Bowl-A-Drome is a great spot for some laughs and a little bit of friendly competition.




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Live Music

With quality live music events every week, The Capital Complex has rightfully earned its reputation as Fredericton’s premiere live music venue. Jam out to some groovy tunes by local, national or internationally-known artists and enjoy a drink here in the heart of downtown. While you’re at it, be sure to explore the rest of the city’s nightlife scene!



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Still reading? Get out there and start planning your next winter adventure! Don’t worry if you haven’t found “the one” yet, these date ideas can be just as enjoyable with a friend! The list doesn’t end here – what are some of your favourite ways to keep busy during the winter in Fredericton?