Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it! Have you made plans with your sweetheart? If you need help, here are some local Valentine’s happenings fit for any couple.
For the Foodies: Dining in the Dark
We’re sure you’ve shared plenty of amazing meals at Main Line restaurants with your significant other, and this experience will certainly switch things up. Head into Philly for Dining in the Dark, a three-course meal you enjoy while blindfolded. Without your sight, you’ll be forced to activate your other senses for a truly unique Valentine’s Day meal.
The Twisted Tail, 509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia
For the Thrill Seekers: Indoor Skydiving
It might be a bit too cold in our region to jump out of a plane, but you can still catch that adrenaline rush at iFly Indoor Skydiving in King of Prussia. Utilizing a wind tunnel, iFly simulates that free-falling feeling indoors, and the experienced staff will teach you all the proper techniques for a safe, enjoyable “flight.” It’s the perfect winter date for adrenaline junkies!
iFly Indoor Skydiving, 290 Goddard Blvd, King of Prussia
For the Competitive Duo: Game Night at Twenty One Pips
If you love board games (or any chance to win any sort of competition against your other half), Twenty One Pips is a must this Valentine’s Day. At the board game café located in Ardmore, you’ll be greeted by your “game sommelier” who will help you choose from over 500 games available at the restaurant. Enjoy delicious food and an extensive specialty cocktail list while you play, and remember, all’s fair in love and board games.
Twenty One Pips, 24 Cricket Ave, Ardmore
For the Party-Loving Pair: A 1920s Speakeasy
If you love a good party, 118 North has your Valentine’s date night covered. Join the restaurant in Wayne for a 1920s speakeasy, complete with live music, games and themed bites and beverages. Don’t forget to don your best roaring ’20s outfit for the evening!
118 North, 118 N Wayne Ave, Wayne
For the Sports Fans: Catch a Sixers or Flyers Game
If you and your significant other bond over a love of Philly sports, there are plenty of games to hit up around Valentine’s Day. The Sixers play at home on February 10, 13 and 15, and the court will be converted to ice for Flyers games on February 11 and 12. Dinner at a nearby Philadelphia restaurant before the game will complete the evening, followed up with a bucket of famous crab fries in the Wells Fargo Center.
Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia
For the Mindful Couple: De-Stress Together With an Epsom Salt Bath
If you’re feeling like you need to take some time to refresh and reconnect with your partner, Main Line Float and Freeze in Ardmore is the place to do just that. Together, you can float in an Epsom salt bath, where you’ll enjoy 60 peaceful minutes and leave feeling relaxed and renewed.
Main Line Float and Freeze, 24 W Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
For the Music Lovers: Enjoy Live Music
If finding live performances throughout the Main Line area is your thing, Ardmore Music Hall has several shows throughout Valentine’s weekend that would make perfect date nights. The lineup includes a Beatles tribute on Friday, February 10 as well as Adam Melchor’s headliner tour on Tuesday, February 14.
Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
For the Wine Aficionados: Valentine’s Tasting
If you and your partner share a similar love for wine, the Penns Woods Winery team invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with them over wine paired with chocolate and charcuterie. A special celebratory red wine hot chocolate will be available for one day only as well. It’s the perfect romantic setting before heading to a nearby restaurant for dinner. Be sure to book your table in advance.
Penns Woods Winery, 124 Beaver Valley Rd, Chadds Ford
For the Adventurers: Bates Motel Escape Room
For those who don’t scare easily, bond with your significant other this Valentine’s Day at the Bates Motel Escape Room. You may have tried a traditional escape room before, but the Bates Motel is elevating the experience with CGI effects, lighting and digital sound. You have 60 minutes to escape the room by solving puzzles and finding secret passages, making this an ideal date night for those looking for more excitement than the typical candlelit dinner.
Bates Motel Escape Room, 540 E Union St, West Chester
For the Homebody Duo: Make Your Own Candles
A date night spent at home isn’t complete without a few candles and, at Cork & Candles in King of Prussia, you can make your own candles for your next night in. Choose from a variety of oils to customize the perfect scent for your space, creating a great opportunity to get to know your partner’s likes and dislikes. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to pair with a charcuterie board made onsite.
Cork & Candles, 255 Main St, Unit 150, King of Prussia
For the Movie Fanatics: A Valentine’s Day Screening of a Classic Romance Movie
Get into the spirit of the holiday with some of the most romantic movies of all time. On Valentine’s Day, head to the Ambler Theater for a showing of Before Sunrise, see You’ve Got Mail at the County Theater in Doylestown, or catch When Harry Met Sally at Jenkintown’s Hiway Theater.
Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler; County Theater, 20 E State St, Doylestown; Hiway Theater, 212 York Rd, Jenkintown
For the Fitness Couple: The Great Cupid Run
The couple that runs together, stays together, so if fitness is your thing, this Valentine’s 5k on February 11 could be the perfect date for you. Couples can register as a team to combine their totals or compete in the individual 5k or 10k.