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.

COSI’s +21 Science, Love and Rock n' Roll

February 9, 7 – 10:00 p.m. | COSI

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COSI has assembled the mix of evening Valentine’s Day activities that you never knew you needed! Listen to great music, enjoy delicious concessions and learn all about the science of love at this event. 


A couple enjoying the thrill of Cosi after dark.


Snag a Table at the Love Rocks Party at Howl at the Moon

Friday, Feb 10 | Howl at the Moon

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No matter if you're singing to Marvin Gaye or screaming to CeeLo Green, Howl at the Moon is the place to celebrate this Valentine's Day! Enjoy drink specials and great music with the ones you love. Date Night Packages are available. Reserve your table using the link above!


Crowd cheering to live stage performers at Howl at the Moon music bar


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. 

Many of our Columbus restaurants are offering Valentine's Day specials like Watershed Kitchen and Bar. Enjoy a 4-course menu and a welcome cocktail for $85/person. Book your reservation here


watershed Kitchen & Bar


Pinot’s Palette

Event times and dates vary

There’s no more unique activity to do for Valentine’s Day than to spend time at Pinot’s Palette! 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 below and grab your ticket before they sell out!

Sweetheart Gnome | February 11 featuring $5 mimosas!

Carved In Love (Date Night) | February 12

Heavenly Heart (Black Light Class!) | February 14


Painting at Pinot's Palette in the Short North


Cocktails at the Conservatory at Franklin Park Conservatory

Saturday, February 11 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

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Take a tropical scavenger hunt, listen to whimsical music and receive special access to the Orchids exhibition when you purchase your tickets for this 21+ event. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 


Exhibits at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


Columbus Museum of Art: Valentine’s Day with CMA

Dates and times vary per event

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at CMA! 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.

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