Valentine's Day :: Date Night Ideas

Romantic ideas for you and your main squeeze.

LAUGH: Blind Date
The show requires: one actor, one audience member and one blind date. Talented actor, Rebecca Northan, will choose a lucky man from the audience to be her date for the entire evening (in front of a sold-out crowd!). This critically acclaimed show runs until February 19 at The Citadel Theatre. Buy your tickets.

DO: Sweet Endings
Treat your sweetie to an outing of chocolate and tea. Kerstin’s Chocolates has partnered with Rutherford House for a special evening of six courses of tea and chocolate pairings from around the world. Tasting will be held at the Rutherford’s House's Arbour Restaurant and Tea Room (11153 Saskatchewan Drive) on Tuesday, February 14 at 7pm. Buy your tickets ($25 each).

SEE: Love and Other Myths
View the female form through the eyes of talented artists Oksana Zhelisko and Joe Reimer. The paintings beautifully capture women using texture, energy and decorative scenes. The exhibit at the Daffodil Gallery (10412  124th Street) runs from February 7th to 25th.

LISTEN: Let’s Fall in Love
Be serenaded by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. This romantic concert features a collection of timeless love songs. You’ll be humming along to Let’s Fall in Love, Time After Time, Night and Day, Call Me Irresponsible, and Wives & Lovers.  Two performances for you to enjoy: Friday, February 10 or Saturday, February 11. Tickets available from $24-$85

PARTICIPATE: Murder Mystery
A date night full of romance, mystery and adventure! The Muttart Conservatory’s Murder Mystery dinner will forever be a memorable Valentine’s Day. Sharpen your detective skills for Saturday, February 11. Tickets are $79-$89/person. 

EAT: Love Spell Menu
A 5-course love affair with food featuring an amuse-bouche, appe-teaser, a savory caress, main course and lingering kiss for dessert. This love spell menu is lovingly served at d’Lish Urban Kitchen and Wine Bar (10418 124 Street) on Friday, February 10 – Saturday, February 11, and Tuesday, February 14. Menu is $65/person + an optional $20 for three wine pairings.

DO: Kiss the Cook
You’ve mastered dining out, but meals at home leave much to be desired. Perfect domestic bliss with refined chef skills thanks to a cooking class. Just a few days post-Valentine’s day, register for the ‘Cook Italian Farmhouse’ class with Get Cooking in Edmonton. Your fee of $105/person includes a 4-hour class, full meal, wine pairings, recipe pack and delicious experience.