Love is in the air!
The season of love is in full swing and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you are spending the 14th with a special someone, hanging with your besties or scheduling some much needed ‘me time,’ there are plenty of ways to have a lovely Valentine’s Day in Phoenix. Check out our list of 14 ideas for creative and exciting ways to celebrate!
1. Wine & dine your Valentine with a decadent homemade 3-course meal
Impress your Valentine with an amazing home cooked meal (or treat yourself)! Your success is all but guaranteed as you’ll have step-by-step guidance by Chef Logan Scheer, founder of Ingrediology. Have a blast in this live virtual cooking class and learn how to prepare the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner for two: Moules Mariniere (‘sailor mussels’), filet mignon, pomme puree (whipped potatoes), and haricot verts (French green beans). And for dessert, chocolate mousse! Book your tickets here.
2. Fall in love with craft beer (again) in a virtual beer festival
Skip the last-minute flowers and Hallmark cards this year. Instead, invite that special someone to this Virtual Valentine’s Day Beer Festival! Taste your way through 10 craft beers with flavor notes ranging from a crisp light strawberry to deep decadent chocolate. Tasting notes and stories from the brewers will guide you through the experience as you listen to musicians jammin’ on modern love songs! Reserve your spot for the festival here.
3-4. Catch a classic flick at this local indie theater
There’s no date more classic than a movie night out! And this local Phoenix staple has got you covered with their incredible new outdoor theater. At FilmBar, locals can get their fix of indie and foreign films, cult favorites, classics, retro and locally-made flicks. Enjoy a unique and intimate evening under the stars with your Valentine (or Galentine)! For a total VIP upgrade, you can even rent private screening rooms at FilmBar’s old location for an extra intimate movie night!
- Check out FilmBar’s outdoor setup at The Pemberton PHX
- Rent private screening rooms at the original FilmBar
5. Try your luck in this online adult version of Survey Says
Have a game night in! This adult version of the Survey Says game show is an online experience you won’t forget. Spend an evening with your Valentine (or Galentine!) guessing the top answers to survey questions with an R-rated twist. You’ll have the chance to socialize with other contestants, and a portion of your ticket price will go to charity! Book your ticket here.
6. Unlock your inner creativity in a lovely painting party
Treat your date to this fun virtual painting class! For 1.5 hours, an expert artist from Italy will guide you through each step in creating a Valentine’s Day masterpiece. What you’ll end up with is an amazing painting spread across two matching canvases. And don’t worry if you’re not the next Picasso, this experience is great for all levels! Reserve your spot here.
7. Tantalize your taste buds with this hot new mixology experience
Ladies and gents, get ready to enter a world of tipsy temptation. Come inside the Speakeasy On Demand and indulge yourself while Madame Lulu and her terrific troupe lead you through a night full of tantalizing cocktails and fabulous performances by some of the top cirque, burlesque and theatrical performers in the world! Tipsy temptation awaits. Book your tickets here.
See also: 20 Awesome Things To Do In Phoenix This February
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