With just one day to go, we’re on the homestretch to Valentine’s Day and if you haven’t made plans yet, take a deep breath, we’ve got you covered! We combed through all the standard wine, chocolate and roses options and come up with a few great new options for you.
Regardless of your relationship status, these events aim to please:
CLEAN SLATE: NOT YOUR AVERAGE VALENTINE’S PARTY – The matchmakers at Three Day Rule want you to leave the past in the past, as they play cupid during their Clean Slate Party. The crew takes over Alibi Bar inside the Liberty Hotel, where it will be hosting a V-Day bash filled with eligible singles looking to start anew in the dating department. What makes this get-together truly special? Singles looking to wipe their romantic slate clean are encouraged to bring a photo of their exes, so they can toss that has-been into a “burning cauldron of love” and watch their old baggage go up in smoke. Besides offering a sense of symbolic cleansing, the party provide access to all the necessary appetizers and cocktails necessary for striking up conversation with potential new flames, as well as some ice-breaking games of truth or dare. It’s all happening Valentine’s Day evening from 6-9pm at Alibi Bar & Lounge at Liberty Hotel in Boston. Click here for tickets and details.
CITY WINERY FOR LOVERS & SINGLES – City Winery offers two different options for Valentine’s Day.
Their Cold Bar Kitchen will be offering the Ultimate High-End Valentine’s Day experience. Impress your date with a 3-tier seafood tower, featuring jumbo shrimp, lobster, oysters, clams, tuna tartare and black mussels. This seafood tower will go with a bottle of Sanger 2008 Champagne. After dinner City Winery hosts Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, both musicians are highly talented and own many awards for country and bluegrass music. There will be free chocolate-covered strawberries available during their performance.
Then for those less romantic lovers – or singles for that matter – City Winery’s Haymarket Lounge is hosting Larger Than Life: The Ultimate Boy Band Tribute show performing 40+ boyband songs by the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees, O-Town, Boyz II Men, LFO, One Direction and more!
REVOLUTION HOTEL’S MATCHED UP AT THE MIC EVENT – If you’re looking for something that is truly out of the Valentine’s Day box, then Revolution Hotel is the place for you. Jump on stage at Drag Queen Karaoke, hosted by the fabulous Miranda Wrights! Choose a song from their kick-a** Valentine’s Day karaoke playlist and then be matched up with your secret new duet partner! Meet a new gal pal, start a bromance, kick off a love connection or … who knows? The possibilities are endless! Your $15 tickets gets you free pizza, cash bar, plus, a photo booth with killer props so you can take a few snaps with ‘the one’ or fine tune that new profile pic. Click here to find out more information about this Valentine’s Day party remix happening VDay night from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and get your tickets.
REVOLUTION HOTEL’S GALENTINE’S DAY YOGA – Looking to limber up with the ladies before V-Day? RSVP for Revolution Hotel’s Galentine’s Day Yoga event happening TONIGHT! Leave your man at home, because they’re holding a yoga class to celebrate Galentine’s Day! Bring your gal pals to The Revolution Hotel for an hour long Galentine’s yoga class led by Shireena, a Boston-based yoga instructor. It’s the perfect chance to get your ladies together before V-Day, PLUS they’ll have a special surprise after class. Click here to register.
MAKE AN EPIC PAULI’S PROPOSAL THIS VALENTINE’S DAY – For the 2nd year in a row, Pauli’s, Boston’s most acclaimed sandwich shop, is offering customers the chance to make an unforgettable proposal story on Valentine’s Day all inside a blinged-out burger! On Thursday, February 14th, 2019, lovers ready to seal the deal can order a Big Boy Burger with fries for lunch, topped with onion rings, American cheese, bacon, and BBQ sauce, and oh … a stunning diamond engagement ring! Available for one day only this burger like-no-other features a 7/8 carat diamond engagement ring. For $3,000.00, savor the flavor of Pauli’s Big Boy Burger, and simmer in sweet bliss, if they say yes!
VALENTINE’S EVE FIFTEEN SHADES OF RED EVENT AT EATALY – Just in time for the most romantic day of the year, Eataly Boston is premiering “15 Shades of Red,” starring your favorite celebrity couple: wine and chocolate! Tonight, February 13, step up your Valentine’s (or Galentine’s!) Day festivities with your main squeeze or best amici as you enjoy this food pairing made in heaven. That’s right: it’s an all-access wine and chocolate party in the heart of Eataly Boston! Throughout the evening, you will explore 15 shades of red wine, from light rosés to robust Tuscans to decadent dessert wines. Pair your drinks with rich Italian chocolates crafted by our artisanal chocolatiers. For just $55, your ticket gives you full access to chocolate tastings and all 15 types of wine. Click here for wine and chocolate heaven.
SUITE OF SWEETS AT FOOL’S ERRAND – Perhaps you and your sweetheart can make a connection over confection at Fool’s Errand. This Valentine’s Day the venue is turning their adult snack bar into a Suite of Sweets! Fool’s Errand will host a special dessert-only menu from chef Tiffani Faison and her talented pastry chef, Dee Steffen Chinn. These experts crafted a unique menu that includes a rose cupcake, conversation heart sugar cookies and more! Besides the bar bites, Fool’s Errand will also be serving up their signature rotating list of craft cocktails, wines, bubbles, fortified wines and apéritifs. Adding to this sweet deal, the restaurant will host local poet, Daniel Hirshfield who will be crafting impromptu love poems on a vintage typewriter. Standing room only – no reservations required!
VALENTINE AT TANGIERINO’S “LOVE COMES THROUGH THE STOMACH” EVENT – Let the old saying ” Love comes from the stomach ” to be your motto this Valentine’s Day as you dine with Tangierino to have the best Valentine’s Day dinner you have ever had. Enjoy belly dancing with your loved one while drinking and immersing under a most romantic atmosphere.
CHOCOLATE, WINE & CHEESE AT FORMAGGIO KITCHEN – Cheese, chocolate, and wine. Which is your favorite? Don’t worry – it’s a trick question – ee’d never make you choose! Join Julia, chocolate buyer and cheesemonger as she leads you on a tasting featuring the exquisite and unique Formaggio Kitchen chocolate selection expertly paired with cheeses from around the world. In this class you’ll sample amazing chocolates with bean origins from around the world and learn how to pair these delicacies with a wide variety of cheeses in exciting and new ways. (Ever had dark chocolate and blue cheese? Delicious.) Of course, you’ll complete the trifecta by sampling some of the best wine pairings for chocolate and cheese along the way.NOTE: This class is held at our classroom annex, not our retail location. The annex is located at 67 Smith Place in Cambridge, and we highly recommend reviewing the directions available here. Please be aware of our cancellation policy.