With the most romantic day of the year right around the corner, it’s important to plan out something to do that both you and your partner will love. Luckily, NYC is filled with TONS of options that any couple would enjoy from restaurants to places to visit and fun activities! Keep reading for 6 things to do on Valentine’s Day in NYC!
1. Feeling crafty?
Remember back in the good old days when you would get down to business and make those heart shaped cards and leave it on your crush’s desk? Well here’s your chance to get crafty all over again. Come join Makeshop at 61 Bergen Street in Brooklyn this Valentine’s Day for an afternoon of paper flowers, crafting cards and more. It’s the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day with your significant other and a chance to spark creative ideas together. I mean what’s more fun than arts and crafts?
2. You make my heart sing.
Do you remember the first day you fell in love with your significant other? Of course you do. This Valentine’s weekend come see the musical comedy, Your Love, Our Musical, located at Littlefield on 622 Degraw Street. This fantastic NYC musical starts off with the performers asking a couple from the audience how they fell in love. Sounds to me like the perfect way to rekindle your flame.
3. Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate!
Who doesn’t love a good ole box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day? At the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club located on 514 Union Street in Brooklyn you can chow down on some sweet treats from twenty different NYC chefs! Talk about taking that box of chocolates to the next level!
4. Make room for dessert.
Indulge in your sweet tooth at Black Tap on 529 Broome St. This NYC restaurant is doing Valentine’s Day right by offering a special one-day offer of a sinfully sweet red velvet milkshake. Plus, these bad boys are totally shareable. Talk about teamwork! Definitely one of the coolest things to do on Valentine’s Day in NYC!
5. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie.
Ever wish you could see your favorite movie in the theaters and cuddle too? Well now you can. Relax next to your loved one while watching your favorite movie on the big screen. AMC Theatres in Fresh Meadows even offers recliner seats! What a great and relaxing way to start off (or end) your Valentine’s Day.
6. Pair sushi with wine.
Enjoy a romantic night with sushi and wait for it…your own bottle of wine! Cherin Sushi which is located on 306 E 6th St in NYC allows you to bring your own wine and beer with no corkage fee! This restaurant has an affordable menu and dimmed lighting, for a romantic ambiance that can set the mood for two love birds!
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Can you think of any more fun things to do on Valentine’s day in NYC? Let us know down below!
Angela is a student at St. John’s University majoring in Advertising Communications. Her career aspirations include becoming a Creative Director as well as one day managing her own non-profit organization. In her spare time she writes poetry, goes to the gym and loves to spend time with quality friends.