Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year, or so the greeting card and candy industry tells us. Oklahoma City residents drive themselves crazy to plan the perfect date in the metro and avoid the night out idea that could kill a relationship.
Well, a number of Oklahoma City restaurants, attractions and businesses offer unique specials for celebrating the holiday. If you have more to add to the list, just let me know.
OK City Chorus Singing Valentines
Deliver your sweetie a singing valentine from an acclaimed four-part harmony group. The OK City Chorus is offering special deliveries to homes, businesses, schools or restaurants from Yukon to Midwest City and Edmond to Norman.
Cost: $50 for live delivery, $10 for phone delivery, $5 for e-Valentine - Save 10 percent by ordering prior to Feb. 1.
What's Included: In addition to the beautiful music, singing valentines from the OK City Chorus include sweet treat, a personalized card and a digital photo.
Contact: (405) 720-7464 or order at okcity.org.
Valentine’s Night Out at the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
From 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, enjoy the wonderful setting of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory for a Valentine's event. Reservations are required.
Cost: $25 per person ($20 for members)
What's Included: One glass of champagne, live music and light appetizers
Contact: Register online at myriadgardens.org
Romancing the Zoo at the OKC Zoo
From 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, the Oklahoma City Zoo hosts a Valentine's event for adults. Attendees will learn about the courtship rituals of the animals.
Cost: $45 per person ($40 for members)
What's Included: Hors d'oeuvres, adult beverages and dessert served
Contact: (405) 425-0218
Melting Pot Dinner Special
Fondue restaurant The Melting Pot will have a four course special for Valentine's Day. Reservations are required for Valentine's Day, and guests receive a box of chocolate wafers.
Cost: $120 per couple (plus tax and 18% gratuity)
What's Included: Call (405) 235-1000 for specific fondue menu items. Also ask about an "Ultimate Romance Package" that adds a dozen roses, candles, two souvenir champagne flutes and special seating for $200 per couple. It is available throughout the month of February.
Contact: (405) 235-1000 (from 11:30 a.m. to midnight)
Valentine's Day Party at Southwind Hills Barn Venue in Goldsby
Take the drive south of Norman to the event venue Southwind Hills for their 3rd annual Valentine's Day Party. Reservations are required.
Cost: $75 per person
What's Included: Four course dinner, cash bar, live music, dancing and more.
Contact: (405) 837-WIND or purchase tickets online