Valentine's Day Activities in Cleveland

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    Celebrating Valentine's Day in Cleveland

    Cleveland Edgewater Park
    Erik Drost / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

    For some, the way to a person's heart is through their stomach. For others, it's making memories together and sharing special moments. From concerts and quiet dinners for two to museum tours and comedy clubs, Cleveland and northeast Ohio offer a wealth of romantic activities for Valentine's Day lovebirds.


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  • 02 of 10

    Enjoy One of Cleveland's Romantic Restaurants

    Lockkeeper's Restaurant
    Courtesy of Lockkeeper's Restaurant

    Make a reservation at one of Cleveland's special occasion restaurants. Eateries such as Mallorca in the Warehouse District offer excellent cuisine in a quiet, romantic setting. It's a good idea to reserve your table well in advance. Valentine's Day is one of the most popular restaurant days of the year.

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  • 03 of 10

    Tour a Chocolate Factory

    Harry London Chocolates
    Courtesy of Harry London Chocolates

    Chocolates have become almost synonymous with Valentine's Day and where better to buy yours than at the Harry London Chocolate Factory in Canton. Take your true love on a tour of the factory and sample chocolates together afterward. Canton is about a 1-hour drive south of Cleveland, but there are plenty of other chocolate shops right in the city if you can't make the trip.

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  • 04 of 10

    Enjoy a Romantic Weekend Getaway

    Lakehouse Inn and Winery
    Courtesy of The Lakehouse Inn and Winery

    The quaint Lakehouse Inn and Winery in Geneva-on-the-Lake, located one hour outside of Cleveland, offers a number of romantic packages and specials which include things like spa services, chocolates, flowers, restaurant vouchers and wine tastings.

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  • 05 of 10

    Dine at a Winery

    Debonne Vineyards
    Courtesy of Debonne Vineyards

    Share a Valentine's Day wine dinner for two at one of northeast Ohio's many wineries. You can consider dining at Madison's Debonne Vineyards, the largest estate vineyards in Ohio located about 45 minutes outside of Cleveland.

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  • 06 of 10

    Ice Skate at University Circle

    Ice Skating at University Circle
    Courtesy of University Circle, Inc.

    Romancing on a budget? Bring your sweetie to the ice rink at Wade Oval in University Circle. Admission is $2. Skate rental is $3 (rates as of 2018-2019 season).

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    Tie the Knot at Tower City

    Tower City wedding Cleveland
    Courtesy of Cleveland Municipal Court

    Perhaps nothing is more romantic than getting married on Valentine's Day; for that reason, Cuyahoga County municipal judges have been presiding over the marriage ceremonies at Tower City on Valentine's Day for years. The Tower City concourse with its grand staircase, marble floors and pillars, gurgling fountains, and soaring arched glass ceiling is transformed into a romantic place where couples exchange wedding vows.

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  • 08 of 10

    Admire the Art

    Cleveland Museum of Art
    Erik Drost / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

    While admiring your special someone, share in a memory together while you peruse the fine works of art in the galleries at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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  • 09 of 10

    Get Practically Naked for Charity

    Cupid Undie Run
    Courtesy of Cupid's Charity

    One way to show your love for humanity is to drop trou for charity and run the 1-mile course in your undies (or long-johns) on February 10 in the Cupid Undie Run to benefit the Children's Tumor Fund. Afterward, enjoy a party for several hours as you try to bring feeling back to your extremities.

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    Be Wowed at the Beachland Ballroom

    Beachland Ballroom
    The Zender Agenda / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

    The Beachland Ballroom, a music venue in Cleveland's Waterloo arts district, is a great spot to grab a show and perhaps a few cocktails. The schedule changes frequently with a variety of acts for all tastes.