Valentine’s Day is a great reminder to show appreciation for the ones you love, whether you're expressing romantic or platonic affection for the people in your life. Check out our recommendations for some unique, fun ways to show love for those who matter most to you.


Columbus Museum of Art: Valentine’s Day 2024 with CMA

Feb. 11-18

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at CMA! From the art and science of sexual attraction to a cheesecake and wine pairing, celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Columbus Museum of Art this year with a range of activities from February 11-18. Sip on sweet drinks at the Cocktail Celebration, and participate in #HeartsforArt for a fun way to talk about your favorite pieces. You'll fall in love with CMA this time of year. 


A couple exploring the Columbus Museum of Art.


Valentine's Day Carriage Rides at Easton Town Center

Feb. 9, 10, 11, 14

Easton Town Center is beautiful in all seasons, and these special Valentine's Day carriage rides will make for a special evening out. Experience the lights of Easton and the beauty of winter from a horse-drawn carriage throughout Easton’s North District and Fenlon Square. Children under 15 years of age ride free with a paying adult.


Easton Town Center Carriage Rides


Make a Reservation at One of Columbus' Most Romantic Restaurants

Have you popped the question? Whoa! Not that one. This one: “Where do you wanna go for dinner on Valentine’s Day?” To help narrow down your options, we've pulled together a list of Columbus' Most Romantic Restaurants for any date. 


watershed Kitchen & Bar


A DIY Creative Valentine's Day at Makers Social

Feb. 13-16 

Open for reservations from 4:00–9:00pm the whole week of Valentine's Day (Feb 13–16), join Makers Social for a creative date night of hammers, nails, and cocktails. With over 30 DIY craft projects ranging from leatherwork to jewelry and woodworking, there's a project for everyone, and you'll also be able to enjoy tastings from their rare bourbon list or delicious cocktails & local beers while you craft. Book a table ahead of time here.


man and woman at soap making class enjoying cocktails


Pinot’s Palette

Prior to and on February 14

Pinot’s Palette in the Short North Arts District has lots of classes to enjoy on Valentine's Day and in the week leading up! Since supplies and instruction are provided with the purchase of your ticket, it doesn't matter whether you’re painting with your family, spending a night out with friends, or enjoying a date night with a loved one; you’re sure to enjoy yourself. No experience is required, so peruse the options and grab your ticket before they sell out!


Painting at Pinot's Palette in the Short North


Galentine's Paint & Sip presented by Bliss in a Bottle

Feb. 14 | 3:00-4:30pm, 5:00-6:30pm

Bliss in a Bottle's chocolate-dipped wine bottles are the perfect complement to this event that offers a unique twist on traditional wine tasting. Choose from their carefully crafted wine & chocolate flights, expertly paired to create the perfect harmony of flavors. 

Local artist Nora V Daniel will lead a lively, uplifting flower painting lesson to create a beautiful piece of art to take home with you. You can reserve your spot here. 


Valentine's Day Paint Night at Brush Crazy

Feb. 14 | 3:00-4:30pm, 5:30-8:00pm

Enjoy painting with the people you love and get a little Brush Crazy! Sunset Pine Tree Date Night will be the featured painting and you can bring your favorite food and beverages to enjoy during this fun evening at Brush Crazy's Bethel Road studio.


Share your memories with us this Valentine's Day using #LiveFowardCbus and find more inspiration here.