Valentine's Day Guide

Celebrating Romance Across Indianapolis

If you're lost about how to celebrate with your special someone, this guide can help. Find out information about everything from where to eat, what to do, gift giving ideas and more.

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Make Romantic Restaurant Reservations

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Romantic dinners are a Valentine's Day tradition. If preparing your own meal doesn't suit you, dining out in honor of the special day is a great way to celebrate your special someone. Restaurants are often booked solid surrounding the holiday, so a little bit of planning is necessary. Make reservations, when possible and if your favorite restaurant doesn't take reservations, plan to eat early or celebrate on another day closer to the holiday to avoid long waits. These restaurants are often named as Indy's most romantic.

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Valentine's Day Entertainment Ideas

Planning Valentine's Day events can be exhausting — especially with all the reservations, gifts and entertainment planning. If you want to simplify things, consider going to one venue for both dinner and entertainment. These venues include everything from indoor entertainment ideas to comedy clubs. Check out this list for some date night ideas.

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Romantic Date Ideas

So, you're planning the big Valentine's Day date and it has to be special. While dinner and a movie is a staple and there are ​probably a few ideas that spring to mind, consider doing something extra romantic for the holiday. Get our of your dating rut and plan ahead with these creative ideas.

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Downtown Indianapolis Carriage Rides

Consider ending your romantic Valentine's Day evening with a tour of beautiful downtown Indianapolis in a horse-drawn carriage. A trip in one of these turns a regular night out into an event. Find out where to catch one and how to make reservations.

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