Remember to take photos along the way and share them on all of your social media accounts so everyone can see how you celebrated with you love. Take your date to a bar known for their wine tastings, where you both can get a wine card for samples and compare notes.
At the end of the night, buy him or her their new favorite bottle for the two of you to share on another date night. If you've waited until the last minute and realize that your date's favorite restaurant is already booked, no need to fret! There's something uber romantic about sharing music with the one you love (or like).
See what's going on near you and bonus points if you find a spooky event that includes booze like Portland's Haunted Brewery Crawl, which comes with beer samples and a guided tour. the entire time, or you two are gliding while holding hands, you're pretty much guaranteed to get close. When museums stay open after-hours, they tend to spice things up by throwing a party or holding a special event—especially on V-Day.
(Two awesome reasons to sign up.) hitting the rink in our favorite rom-coms. And once you've had your fill, you can enjoyed some hard-earned drinks. Take an after-dark art tour for two like the one offered at the Guggenheim complete with chocolate truffles and champagne, accompanied by live music.
Moderate dates are more active and get you out of the house doing interesting activities together.
For the former, we suggest something like the Valentine's Day Dirty Dancing Party in Chicago.
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Pretend you're on vacation and opt for an in-room dining alternative. It helps with relaxation, so take him to a cooking class, where the two of you can whip up a fancy meal. Plus, Shakespeare said, "If music be the food of love, play on." Make your Valentine's a night of music.
You can take care of the appetizers and main course, but ask your date for input on the dessert the menu. Having warm oil massaged into your body is surely a treat. Find a place to go for dessert together, with your menus in hand and order chocolate. Buy your Valentine a music CD or create a playlist, then stay in and watch a recorded concert on TV.