Forget the romantic dinner, who wants to be shuttled in and out the door with some crappy Prix-Fixe menu that is prepared haphazardly while you sit next to all the other boring couples eating the same exact thing! Change things up this year and show your loved one you care during the week of Valentine’s Day with one of these unique ideas!
Romance Under the Stars at the Natural History Museum
Forget about the traditional dinner where they hustle you in and out and celebrate Valentine’s day at the Natural History Museum’s Hayden Planetarium. Enjoy open-bar, champagne and hors d’oeuvres and music by the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then enjoy a view of the night sky in the Planetarium. February 14, 2013. $85 per person.
Cuddle Up with Your Cutie at the Westminster Kennel Club Show
Change things up a little this year and attend this adorable puppy show and you will be on cuteness overload! Check out more than 3,000 pups. If you’d rather stay home and snuggle inside with your sweetie, you can check it out online as it will be streaming all day long!
Valentine’s Day Beer Making Class
Head over to The Dumbo Spot and learn how to make beer from oatmeal! There will also be seasonally inspired beers and cheese to boot! For two people it’s only $100! Bottoms up!
Amazing New York Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt
POGO Events Presents the Amazing New York Race on Sunday February 17th. This event is part scavenger hunt, part obstacle course and it takes participants ALL over New York. Teams and Singles welcome!
Main Squeeze Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day Show at Le Poisson Rouge
Check out this funky show where sexy ladies play the accordion Friday February 15th, featuring songs with something for everyone: from the Beach Boys to Elvis, to Lady Gaga.