11 Cool and Unique Date Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Philly!
Feb. 12th | The Fillmore
Okay so technically this isn’t on Valentine’s Day but c’mon it’s Raphael Saadiq. Consider this like a pre-vday warm up that would be great to incorporate to coast into Valentine’s Day. Raphael’s sultry music will have your date in a tizzy and ready for some lovin’. So if you’re looking to extend your celebration, this would be the perfect opportunity to do so.
Okay, so this is another pre-Valentine’s Day event but it was too good not to incorporate. Since Valentine’s Day is synonymous with sweets and liquor why not indulge in some cupcakes and wine. I mean even if your date is on a diet, this would be the perfect cheat day.
The weather lately hasn’t been too shabby so why not spend some time outside? Both Dilworth Park and The Blue Cross Riverrink are hosting “Sweetheart Skate” events. Both will be setting the vibe with great music and drink specials. Both offer great views so you can’t go wrong with either option. Definitely a perfect date to create a lasting memory.
If you’re looking for something really unique then why not try out a Valentine’s Day Ghost Tour. That’s right you don’t have to wait until October to enjoy one of these. You’ll be able to explore Philly’s lovelorn past, and discover haunting love stories and the ghosts left behind! This is truly an out-of-the-box Valentine’s Day date.
Feb. 14th | La Cucina
Grab the one who shares your culinary heart and join us for champagne and love in the kitchen. Join us and hone your culinary skills. On the menu: Roasted Red Pepper Crostini; mix, knead and cut your own Heart-shaped Ravioli with Vodka Blush Sauce; Chicken Piccata; Orange and Fennel Salad and Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes.
Feb. 14th | Woodmere Art Museum
For those with old souls and a love for music, you can enjoy the smooth jazz sounds and hear classic hits. This is great if you’re looking for live music that isn’t your typical radio jams.
If you and your significant other can sit around all day watching murder mysteries then this may be up your alley. Enjoy some good Italian food while solving a murder mystery.
Where are my folks with a sweet tooth? I mean who doesn’t love a tasty s’more? Now you can build s’mores with that special someone. Choose from several varieties of house-made chocolates, cookies, toppings, and marshmallows will be available for combining and roasting to your heart’s content.
Philly’s own Boyz II Men will be performing their mega hits and then some at Philly’s premiere concert hall, The Met. I mean who didn’t grow up singing Boyz II Men? Now you can sing your heart out and impress your date with your vocals (or scare them away).
Why not have a date where you can create not only a moment but something that will last. Clay Studios is offering V-Day classes where you can create keepsakes together while drinking some wine and catching the vibes.
For those history buff couples, we got something for you as well. The Rosenbach Museum is hosting a special event where guests can peek into some of the most personal and emotional writing in our collections. From the aching yearnings of poet John Keats to the dying wishes of a Civil War solider, the Rosenbach is home to a variety of love letters. Spend an hour getting up-close and personal with a variety of treasures, including correspondence from Marlene Dietrich to Mercedes De Acosta and handwritten pages from James Joyce’s Ulysses.