Valentine’s Day in the Junction
It’s that warm fuzzy feeling, the twinkle in the eyes, and the combustible chemistry that leads us to the four letter word - love. Undeniably one of the greatest feelings within the human experience, we find ourselves in its constant pursuit. There is so much love in the air this week that it can be hard to resist especially when Valentine’s Day rolls around. Whether you are coupled up with breakfast in bed or swiping through your favourite dating app, we’ve got the best Valentine’s day ideas for this upcoming Valentines week that will help make those sparks fly.
What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in our favourite neighbourhood, The Junction. It has everything you may need to make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one. From a thoughtful gift to an unforgettable experience, we’ve listed our top picks for a Junction approved Valentine’s Day.
BATL Axe Throwing | Stockyards
Located in the stockyards village near the Junction, Axe throwing at BATL is the perfect date night if you’re looking to get your hearts pounding. Let an expert coach teach you the technique needed to hone on your axe throwing skills and impress your date. They have a fully licensed bar for some great drink selections that can help ease your nerves and get the good times flowing. You can book in advance to guarantee your spot and pre order some food through their food partner to set up the perfect evening. Visit their site to find more information.
Clay Art Toronto Pottery Studio
If you’re looking to recreate one of the most romantic scenes in movie history with your hands covered in clay, look no further than this family owned pottery studio in the Junction. Just like the famous film Ghost, which premiered in 1990, take your relationship to the next level of intimacy. If you aren’t afraid of commitment, this date idea is for you.
With their 3 day pottery crash course, you can create a beautiful masterpiece for your significant other that you both can take home to remember this engaging experience. Don’t worry if you have no experience in pottery making. The course is designed to teach you the basic techniques of pottery, how pottery is created and maintained and ways to improve your skills. So if this sounds enticing, be sure to sign up for their next crash course for you and your significant other.
One of the most iconic and loved foods on the planet is pizza. Instead of ordering-in this Valentine’s day, learn to master the art of Neapolitan Pizza from the comfort of your own home. Pizzeria Libretto offers a virtual pizza making experience hosted by their very own Chef Rocco. They deliver a pizza kit right to your door along with all the ingredients required to make an authentic Neapolitan pizza, add a bottle of wine, and you curate the perfect date experience for two. If you decide on this date idea, be sure to make your pizza in the shape of a heart. To book your next virtual pizza event click here.
Arts Market Gift Shop
An iconic staple within the Junction neighbourhood is the Arts Market Gift Shop. Arts market rents space to Toronto based artisans and vintage vendors. This is the perfect place to find handmade, unique arts and crafts by local artisans. Impress your loved one with one of a kind finds to gift them. You can be sure to find pieces specifically for your loved one in mind during this heart-filled season. With 150 vendors, be sure to visit this page to help users see which vendor is there.
Handmade Organic Delight Fair Trade Chocolate
Delight their taste buds for Valentine’s Day with the best Organic and Fair Trade chocolate in the city. The shop is owned by Jennifer and Jeff who fell in love working with food which led them to opening this small shop in the Junction. Combining their passion for making beautiful chocolates, you can be sure that every item is created with high level of care from start to finish. They have a selection of chocolate, ice cream, cakes and pastries. What's more exciting is their Valentine's Day chocolate selection ranging from heart shaped chocolate lollies, to edible heart and rose chocolate boxes. They offer free local delivery, curbside pick up and delivery within Toronto. You won’t want to miss out on these sweet treats for you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
The Junction Factory neighbourhood offers many more places to captivate your heart's desire for love. To learn more about the neighbourhood take a look here.
And if you're interested in making the Junction Factory your home, don't hesitate to contact us. One of our knowledgeable representatives is always happy to help.