Modern Mississauga presents Ask The City - I’m looking for some inexpensive date ideas in Mississauga this summer – any suggestions?

Modern Mississauga and the City of Mississauga have come together to present an ongoing series called “Ask the City.” We’ll share relevant information here and answer your questions about our city.

 Today’s question is about date ideas in Mississauga.

I’m looking for some inexpensive date ideas in Mississauga this summer – any suggestions?

There’s no shortage of inexpensive outings and activities in Mississauga; we’ve rounded up a list of our top date ideas in the city!


Plan a picnic 

Pack a blanket and some snacks (charcuterie board anyone?) and head to one of Mississauga’s many parks to enjoy a cute date among nature. While there’s an abundance of picnic parks across the city, you may want to check out a quieter scenic location like The Riverwood Conservancy or Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens.

 Hit the trails

Sometimes the best dates are free! There’s no shortage of recreational trails in Mississauga; you and your date can enjoy walking, cycling, jogging or even cross country skiing in the winter months.

Try a fitness class together

Leave your nerves behind and break a sweat with your date at one of the City’s many recreational classes! From Zumba to yoga to total body workouts, you’re sure to find a class to fit beginners and fitness enthusiasts alike. Cool down after your workout with a dip in one of the City’s many pools.

Enjoy a walk near the water

Port Credit Memorial Park and Lake Aquitaine Park both provide picturesque views for a romantic stroll after a dinner date. Check out the full list of destination parks in Mississauga for more inspiration.

Check out the farmers market

Browse the selection of fruit, veggies, homemade preserves and baked goods with your date at the farmers market and pick up some local produce to cook a delicious meal together!

The Lions Farmers Market runs Wednesdays until October 16 and Sundays until October 27. More details here.

Attend an event at Celebration Square

Lighten the mood and have some good old-fashioned fun at one of the many free events happening at Mississauga Celebration Square. From fitness classes to movie nights to weekend food festivals, attending an event on the Square pretty much guarantees a great date! Click here for the full list of events.

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