Enjoy Valentine's Day with your friends, sweetie pie, and family with our collection of events throughout Southwest and downtown Minneapolis.

❤️Stroll the lovey night market❤️

Shop handmade goods for your honey at the Old St. Anthony Valentine’s Night Market.

Feb. 9 from 6-10 p.m.

Machine Shop, 300 Second St. SE

Free, but tickets are required

❤️Bring your kids to scavenge for treats❤️

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board puts on a family-friendly scavenger hunt with candy and plastic hearts hidden around the park, then hot chocolate in the building after the search.

Feb. 9 from 6-7 p.m.

Kenny Park, 1328 W. 58th St.

❤️Bring your king to watch a cabaret queen look for the one❤️

Watch the Mistress Ginger’s V-Day Soirée at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater.

Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W. Lake St.

❤️Pal around at the pubs❤️

Celebrate platonic love with your friends during the North Loop Palentine's Pub Crawl at Inbound BrewCo, StormKing Brewpub, Fulton Beer, Modist Brewing Co., and AxeBridge Wine Co.

Feb. 9-10

Various locations

❤️Listen to Prokofiev with your pumpkin❤️

The Minnesota Orchestra performs composer Sergei Prokofiev’s "Romeo and Juliet" suite at Orchestra Hall.

Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall

❤️Bring your sensory-sensitive little one to a sensory-friendly Mill City experience❤️

Mill City Museum hosts a Valentine’s edition of sensory-friendly day intended for neurodiverse visitors of all ages.

Feb. 10 from 9-10 a.m.

Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St.

All ages, free

❤️Send a love letter to the world❤️

Westminster Presbyterian Church holds Arts Month for Adults: Writing Love Letters to the World with artist-in-residence Wendy Brown-Báez.

Feb. 10 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S. Marquette Ave.

❤️Make Valentine’s Day cards for free❤️

All ages are welcome to make cards with community, eat treats and do some shopping at ColorWheel.

Feb. 10 from 12-7 p.m.

ColorWheel Gallery,  319 W. 46th St.

❤️Grab ice cream with your queen❤️

Sebastian Joe’s ice cream shop crafted the Cupid’s Kiss flavor with a white chocolate base, dark chocolate chips, and a ribbon of strawberry for the holiday.

Available now

Multiple locations

❤️Put your heart on the art at the Institute of Hearts❤️

Museum-goers will receive a paper heart to put by their favorite work at Mia starting Saturday, and on Thursday there will be a celebration with live music from A Little Too Short to be Stormtroopers, crafts, food, and a film screening of Valentine’s shorts.

Feb. 10-15

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 Third Ave. S

❤️Leave the Champagne Problems at home and find A Place In This World with a Swiftie string quartet❤️

A Swiftie Valentine's invites guests to celebrate their love story – and their love of Taylor Swift – alongside a string quartet and a trio of ballet dancers, with optional food and drink add-ons.

Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis, 245 Hennepin Ave.

All ages, $60+

❤️Listen to RnB and Afrobeats with your boo❤️

DJs Kwey, Sasha Bangzz, wndrlnd, and Neekasodope spin beats during pre-Valentine's celebration Love FM at Icehouse.

Feb. 10 at 9 p.m.

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave.

Ages 21+, $12/$15

❤️Love yourself with self-care❤️

Shop yarn, vintage goods, and hand-crafted goods from the neighboring women-owned stores at 40th and Lyndale.

Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Love Token/Dandelion Fiber Co., 3952 Lyndale Ave. S

❤️Celebrate Valentine’s day the gamer way❤️

Play games with your Ms. Pacman at Up-Down, which has a deal for 80 tokens, 6 tallboys, and a heart-shaped pizza.

Feb. 11-15

Up-Down, 3012 Lyndale Ave. S

Ages 21+, $40

❤️Support BIPOC queer love by shopping handmade crafts❤️

More than 30 LGBTQ and BIPOC artists sell their wares during the Valentine’s Makers Market at Open Book.

Feb. 11 from 12-5 p.m.

Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave. S

❤️Arrange bouquets with your gal pals❤️

Grab your galentines for a flower arranging workshop with Sip ‘n Bloom.

Feb. 11 from 1-2 p.m.

Number 12 Cider, 614 N 5th St.


❤️Support veterans in the spirit of love❤️

Make your own cards at home and drop them off at New Gild Jewelers by Feb. 12 for owner and veteran Jen to bring them to veterans.

Feb. 12 at 5 p.m.

New Gild Jewelers, 4300 Upton Ave. S

❤️Get serenaded with your sweetie❤️

Tonic Sol-fa frontman Shaun Johnson sings love songs at the Dakota in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.

Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Mall


❤️Enjoy a Caribbean experience in Whittier❤️

Live entertainment and cocktails will accompany Caribbean flavors with the Valentine’s Day package at Pimento.

Feb. 14 from 7-10 p.m.

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen & Rum Bar, 2524 Nicollet Ave.

$60 per couple or $35 for one person

❤️Eat dinner with a show❤️

Icehouse’s Valentine’s Day dinner features live music from Stablemates.

Feb. 14 from 5-10 p.m.

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave.

❤️Avoid the crowds with a wine & cheese night in❤️

Pre-order a box with wine, cheese, lasagna, and dessert to pick up on Valentine’s Day.

Feb. 14

South Lyndale Liquors, 5516 Lyndale Ave. S


❤️Get a deal downtown❤️

Get two Parlour burgers, one sharable order of fries, two old fashioned cocktails or two glasses of Prosecco for $72 total.

Feb. 14

Parlour Minneapolis, 730 N Washington Ave.


❤️Bask in puppy love with rescue pups❤️

A Puppy Cuddle at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center benefits Healing Hearts Rescue.

Feb. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center, 505 Nicollet Ave.

All ages, $5 suggested donation

❤️Bring Julia to Giulia❤️

The Italian restaurant within Hotel Emery serves a four-course Valentine's Day dinner.

Feb. 14 from 5-10 p.m.

Giulia, 215 S. 4th St.

$85 per person

❤️Get jazzy❤️

Spend your Valentine's Day at the Dakota, where you'll eat a four-course meal during a show featuring Sophia Shorai and Tommy Barbarella.

Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Mall

$125 per person

❤️Watch showgirls with your girl❤️

Catch the Luv Showgirl Extravaganza, a luxurious Valentine’s themed showgirl show, at the Hewing Hotel.

Feb 14 at 8 p.m.

Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave.

Ages 18+, $30

❤️Take a romantic dance class with your sweetie❤️

Learn to dance bachata and rumba in duos at the Arthur Murray Dance Center.

Feb. 14 at 8-9 p.m.

Arthur Murray Dance Center, 5041 France Ave. S


❤️Order baked goods to bring home to your heart❤️

Pre-order treats like this raspberry cassis cake for pickup on Valentine’s Day.

Feb. 14

Black Walnut Bakery, 3157 Hennepin Ave. S

❤️Eat pasta with your amore❤️

The Lowry Hill East Italian restaurant has a special Valentine’s Day menu.

Feb. 14

Rinata Restaurant, 2451 Hennepin Ave. S

❤️Explore bondage with your babe❤️

MistrixxJ, the Kink Koach, leads a kink workshop on the use ropes, cuffs, and blindfolds in the bedroom.

Feb. 18 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave.

Ages 21+, $75