Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s definitely time to make some plans! We’ve gathered a list of local events going on throughout Valentine’s Weekend if you are still looking for something special to do with your loved one. Be sure to make reservations as soon as possible, as things are filling up quickly.

Things to do in Cincinnati for Valentine’s Weekend:

  • BB Riverboats Valentine’s Day Cruise

    Saturday (2/11) & Sunday (2/12) 7 – 9:30 p.m. Give your Valentine a night to remember with a romantic evening cruise. They’ll play Cupid, providing a delicious buffet dinner and the sweet sounds of musical entertainment. You can make the evening extra special with one of their Valentine’s Day packages. Hearts will be a flutter!Valentine's Day Chocolate Date Idea Cincinnati

  • Krohn by Candlelight

    Friday (2/10) 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a magical and romantic evening at the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park. Make a special craft for your special someone and learn about chocolate in their education room — a great opportunity to see the spring show during the twilight hours. Reservations required. Adults only.

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  • King Arthur’s Camelot – Cincinnati Ballet

    Friday (2/10) – Sunday (2/12) 5 performances. If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s date idea with an artsy flair, you’re in luck. The Cincinnati Ballet is performing King Arthur’s Camelot the weekend before Valentine’s Day, and this story of the love between King Arthur and his Guinevere is one for the ages.


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  • Valentine’s Day Macarons at the Macaron Bar

    Tuesday (2/14) 6 – 9 p.m. OTR. The Macaron Bar is holding a special three-hour class during which you’ll learn the art and science behind macaron baking. They’ll cover how to bake the cookie shells as well as making some of our favorite flavors of the season. You get to take home all of the macarons you make – Yum! This class will sell out fast!

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  • The Cincinnati Winter Beer Fest

    Friday (2/17) & Saturday (2/18) Duke Energy Convention Center. It does officially take place AFTER Valentine’s Day, but it’s a wonderful event to check out if you are beer lovers! 2 Big Nights, 500+ Craft Beers, Thousands Of Craft Beer Fans & 1 Great Time.

  • Valentine’s Day at the Memo

    Tuesday (2/14) Valentine’s Day 6 and 8 p.m. Music, cuisine and Beaux Arts flair collide in Cincinnati’s newest Valentine’s tradition. Celebrated restauranteurs Paul Weckman (Otto’s) and Elias Leisring (Eli’s BBQ) pair to provide a sumptuous celebration of food and wine. Seatings at 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Limited to first 50 guests for each seating. Ticket includes three courses (hors d’oeuvres, entrée, dessert) and three paired wines. Vegetarian option available.

    For special meal or seating requests, please call the box office at (513)977-8838.

  • My Furry Valentine

    Saturday (2/11) 12 – 6 p.m & Sunday (2/12) 10 a.m – 5 p.m. My Furry Valentine is Greater Cincinnati’s largest pet adoption event. Their goal is to find homes for hundreds of animals in a single weekend while raising awareness of Greater Cincinnati’s homeless animals and the shelters and rescues where they can be found.

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  • Murder Mystery Dinner: Deadly Game of Love

    Friday (2/10) 6:30 – 9 p.m. Voice of America MetroPark’s Ronald Reagan Lodge. Join The WhoDunit? Players for a night of mystery and dinner. Included with your ticket is a three-course meal and unlimited soda, tea and coffee. Adult beverages will be available for purchase. This is sure to be a spectacular show – and you get to join in and be part of the action. The show will begin at 7 p.m. and last about two hours.

Be sure to let us know if you know of any other date-worthy Cincinnati Valentine’s Day events, and we’d be happy to add them to our list!

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