Valentine’s Day is a week away. Have you made plans yet? Nabbed reservations at that awesome restaurant? Planned your romantic getaway?
That’s okay! You live in New York City, which means there’s about a million things to do. We’re here to help with a huge selection of Valentine’s Day date ideas. One of these is guaranteed to please the one you love!
Valentine’s Day Mixer at The Ritz Plaza: Don’t have a special someone this Valentine’s Day? No problem. Stonehenge is here to hook you up with someone wonderful. We’re hosting a singles mixer in the Members Lounge at The Ritz Plaza.
Starting at 7pm, the awesome folks at Liquid Lab will be whipping up awesome cocktails while you enjoy the smooth tunes of Eden Lane. There’ll be great music, free drinks, sweet treats, and a plethora of attractive strangers for you to flirt with. Bring your wingman and dress to impress. You never know who you might meet!
Dinner and a Show at Alamo Drafthouse: Is there a more classic date than dinner and a movie? The Alamo Drafthouse is the best and only place to enjoy both great movies and tasty food in NYC. We’ve touted the Drafthouse on this blog before and if you haven’t visited yet Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse!
If you’re in the mood for something twistedly romantic we recommend you check out The Phantom Thread. Daniel Day Lewis shines as a 1950’s dress maker whose life is forever changed when he falls for a headstrong younger woman. This movie will probably win a few Oscars, so you and your date can feel cultured while you’re chomping on burgers and downing drinks.
Courtship with Cocktails: How do you impress that special person in your life? One great way is to show them that you’re a master of the classic art of cocktail mixing. A better way is to invite them to a romantic and fun cocktail mixing class.
The good folks at Papillon Bistro and Bar are hoping to hook you up with some cocktail mixing knowledge. You’ll learn how to create 3 delicious cocktails, including a romantic champagne cocktail. You won’t just leave with a buzz, you’ll also have some mixology knowledge that will last a lifetime.
Love in Times Square: Millions of people visit Times Square every year, but there’s no more romantic time to go than on Valentine’s Day. In fact, a whole bunch of people have made plans to turn the busiest place on earth into the most lovey-dovey place on earth.
Artists Aranda/Lash and Marcelo Coelho will unveil their new sculpture called Window to the Heart. Meanwhile, couples will come together to renew their wedding vows, pop the question, and generally proclaim their love. Why not join them?
Valentine’s Day Yoga: Does the thought of a traditional Valentine’s Day date not appeal to you? Would you and your significant other rather do something healthy and fun? Instead of wining and dining, consider breaking a sweat with some acrobatic yoga.
Om Factory offers a tantalizing couples yoga class. They promise two blissful hours of elegant yoga to awaken your senses and clear your mind. This class promises to be a ton of fun, so sign up while you still can!
Tantalizing Tango at Triangulo: Dancing with a partner is one of the most flirtatious and romantic things you can do. Argentine Tango is the perfect interweaving of masculine and feminine energy, and is an amazing way to spend Valentine’s Day.
The Valentine’s Day class at Triangulos is one of their most popular classes. This couples only experience will introduce you and your partner the basics of Argentinian Tango. You’ll snack on chocolate covered strawberries and champagne between dance sessions. Slip on your dance shoes and Tango into bliss.
Wine and Cheese at Beecher’s: Beecher’s is a New York City treasure. Just a few steps from 8 Gramercy Park South, stands this cheese-lovers heaven. Their handcrafted cheese and excellent wines have turned this place into one of the most popular places to wine and dine.
This Valentine’s Day, they want to share a little bit of their cheese knowledge with you and we can’t think of a better date! In the comfort of their cozy cellar bar, you’ll sample decadent cheese and sip the finest wines. You’ll learn the subtle art of pairing wine and cheese for maximum enjoyment. We promise that you and your date will leave feeling incredibly satisfied.