25 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in St. Louis

Fun Ways to Spend Time with Your Sweetheart

It can be a challenge to plan a special evening out for Valentine's Day. Here are some fun ways to enjoy the holiday in St. Louis with the one you love.

For even more ways to celebrate, see St. Louis' Top Romantic Restaurants and St. Louis' Best Chocolate Shops.

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    Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Company
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    If your Valentine is a chocolate lover, try a free tour at the chocolate factory at Interstate 44 and Kingshighway. Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Company runs the 30,000 square foot facility. Free public tours are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    February 2017
    (314) 338-3501
     

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    Cook up some romance with your sweetheart at a cooking class for couples at the Kitchen Conservatory in Clayton. Learn to prepare a special meal for Valentine's Day or any other day of the year. Class prices are $140 to $170 per couple.
    February 3-15, 2017
    (314) 862-COOK
     

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    Treat your Valentine to sweets and shopping during the Chocolate Walk in Ste. Genevieve. Stores in the historic district will be offering chocolate samples from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Saturday before Valentine's Day.
    February 4, 2017

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    Spend Valentine's Day with your sweetheart at the beautiful Fox Theatre. The Fox welcomes the hit musical Something Rotten! It's a fresh and funny story of two brothers trying to write the world's first musical. Tickets are $38 to $88.
    February 7-19, 2017
    (314) 534-1111

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    St. Louis' historic Lemp Mansion is serving up a special Valentine's Dinner for Two. The four-course meal includes champagne and a treat for each couple.
    February 9, 10, 11 & 14, 2017
    (314) 664-8024

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    Dust off your dancing shoes, grab your partner and head over to the Casa Loma Ballroom for a Valentine's celebration. Get in the groove with Sweetie and the Toothaches on Friday and Fabulous Motown Revue on Saturday. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 a person.
    February 10-11, 2017
    (314) 664-8000
     

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    Untamed Hearts Dinner

    The St. Louis Zoo is hosting its annual Untamed Hearts Valentine's Dinner. The evening features a cocktail hour, three-course meal, wine and champagne. The cost is $150 per couple.
    February 10-11, 2017
    (314) 646-4897

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    Music lovers can also spend Valentine's at one of St. Louis' premiere jazz clubs. Jazz at the Bistro welcomes St. Louis favorite Erin Bode for an evening of fantastic music. Jazz at the Bistro is located at 3536 Washington Avenue in Grand Center. Tickets start at $25 a person.
    February 10. 11 & 14, 2017
    (314) 534-1111
     

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     Innsbrook Resort in Warren County is offering an evening of food and entertainment. The dinner menu includes gourmet offerings like grilled salmon, steak and lobster. There's also the option to stay overnight at the resort.
    February 11, 2017
    (636) 928-3366 ext. 0

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    Enjoy an evening of fine food, drinks and dancing on the 42nd floor of the Met Square Building in downtown St. Louis. Kemoll's Restaurant is hosting a Valentine's celebration for couples. The cost is $110 a person.
    February 11, 2017
    (314) 421-0555

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    Spend time with your Valentine in Missouri Wine Country at a special dinner at Mount Pleasant Winery. The menu features salmon, beef sirloin and a chocolate waterfall. The cost is $45 a person.
    February 11, 2017
    1-800-467-WINE
     

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     Join the wine club at Pere Marquette Lodge in Grafton for an afternoon wine tasting. The cost for non-members is $20 dollars a person and includes a souvenir wine glass and samples of Illinois wines. After the wine tasting, stay for dinner at the Pere Marquette restaurant.
    February 11, 2017
    (618) 786-2331

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    If you're in the mood for live music, Blueberry Hill is hosting Marleyfest 10 on the Saturday before Valentine's. The cost is $12 a person. Doors open at 8 p.m. The music starts at 9 p.m.
    February 11, 2017
    (314) 727-4444
     

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    Saint Louis Ballet is performing It's Only Love at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on Valentine's Day weekend. Tickets are $34 to $59. You can also have dinner before the Saturday night performance.
    February 11-12, 2017
    (314) 516-4949

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    The St. Louis Art Museum is hosting a Valentine's brunch at Panorama Restaurant. Dine on a variety of gourmet selections while enjoying scenic views of Forest Park.
    February 11-12, 2017
    (314) 655-5490

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    The Five Star Lounge at Wehrenberg Theatres offers a different kind of movie experience. The lounge has heated leather recliners for comfortable movie viewing. There's also wait staff that brings food like toasted ravs, chicken wraps and BBQ chicken pizzas right to your table. Five Star Lounges are located at Galaxy 14, Des Peres 14 and St. Charles 18.
    February 11-14, 2017 

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     Show your Valentine a little love by adopting a prairie dog in their honor. For $45, the St. Louis Zoo will send your sweetie a cuddly stuffed animal, an adoption certificate and a one year membership as a Zoo Parent.
    Until February 14, 2017
    (314) 646-4771
     

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    Take your Valentine to the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton for an evening of cocktails and music in the Lobby Lounge.  The lounge serves light appetizers and has a drink menu featuring more than 200 martinis.
    February 14, 2017
    (314) 863-6300

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    The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park is hosting a Valentine's Date Night. The evening includes chocolate in the Grand Hall, love letters from the museum's collection and vintage movies about love and dating. The museum's restaurant, Bixby's, will also be serving a special menu.
    February 14, 2017
    (314) 746-4599

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    Candlelight. Romance. Sliders. You'll find it all at White Castle on Valentine's Day. Once again, the burger chain is serving up a special Valentine's meal complete with candles, table side service and romantic decor. Dinner will be served from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., at all local White Castle locations. You do need to call ahead to make a reservation.
    February 14, 2017
    (314) 535-7430 ext. 112
     

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    The Jacoby Arts Center in Alton is hosting performances of the play "When We First Met" this Valentine's. Tickets are $10.
    February 17, 2017
    (618) 462-5222

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    Enjoy a romantic day in Missouri wine country this Valentine's. The Chocolate Wine Trail is your chance to sample wines and desserts from seven different vineyards. The cost is $30 a person.
    February 18-19, 2017
    (800) 932-8687

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    The Alton Symphony Orchestra performs Love Through the Ages, a concert featuring romantic works by Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $10 a person.
    February 19, 2017
    (618) 468-3220

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    Shen Yun is a colorful celebration of Chinese dance and artistry. More than 100 performers in hand-made costumes create a visual display like no other. Tickets are $70 to $150. 
    February 25-26, 2017
    800-745-3000

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    Bring your sweetheart a bouquet of flowers or go see the beautiful blooms at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The annual Orchid Show features exotic flowers from around the world. The show runs daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 a person in addition to regular Garden admission.
    February 2017
    (314) 577-5100