Indy’s Valentine’s Day date guide

Love is in the air, and we’re here to help you sweep your special someone off their feet.

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If all else fails, you and your date could dance next to the fountain in Fountain Square.

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Whether you’re looking for a romantic rendezvous with your perennial partner or a more lighthearted affair for a fresh flame, we’ve got you covered with 14 Valentine’s Day date recommendations right here in Indy.

🔥 New Boo

  • Take a paint and sip class | Let the professionals at Phiri Art guide you through your own painting while you sip on wine tastings.
  • Go dancing | Ever wanted to try your hand at ballroom, swing, or Latin dancing? Try taking lessons from the crew at Le Danse Ballroom Club.
  • Swap dinner for drinks and dessert | Ditch the Valentine’s Day dinner. Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with SoChatti for a chocolate and wine tasting with a few other Valentines surprises.
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Trying something new is a great to connect with your special someone.

❤️ Longtime Love

  • Try couples pilates | Challenge yourselves to a fun 45-minute, partner-based pilates duet at Era Pilates. Each couple will get a free sample of Helm Coffee.
  • Book a staycation | Book an overnight or weekend stay at Ironworks Hotel or Bottleworks Hotel. Who says a romantic getaway requires flights?
  • Treat your inner child | Have you always wanted to go rock climbing or ice skating? What about obstacle training? Maybe you’ve wanted to take a ceramics class. Hop in the time machine with your SO and do something younger you would enjoy.

👯 Gal Pals

  • Book a sauna session | Sweat it out with your girl gang. Sauna Social is offering 20% off group bookings with promo code “GALENTINE” for the month of February.
  • Grab brunch | Enjoy a Galentine’s Brunch featuring a flower bar and sparkling rosé at Wine Market & Table.
  • Catch a vibe | Bring your gal pal or come alone to enjoy a Galentine’s yoga and wine session hosted by Tuggle’s Gifts and Goods in Fountain Square.

🗓️ Valentine’s Day events around Indy

  • Meet Cute Speed Dating | Thursday, Feb. 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Great Legs Wine Bar, The Garage Food Hall, 906 Carrollton Ave. | $20 | Sip and socialize at this speed dating event where you can keep the date night going at the Garage Food Hall.
  • Dating Indy: Lookin’ for a Kiss | Friday, Feb. 10 | 6-10 p.m. | Proper Variety & Events, 614 Mass Ave. | $10-30 | Come shop with your boo or find someone new at this Valentine’s Day-themed shopping and speed dating event hosted by City Editor Nicole.
  • Valentine’s Day Fused Glass Class | Saturday, Feb. 11 | 1-4 p.m. | GRT Glass Design, 6400 S. Brookville Rd. | $100 | Create one large piece together and two smaller pieces of fused glass art with your special someone.
  • Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Class | Saturday, Feb. 11 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Centerpoint Brewing Company, 1125 E. Brookside Ave., Ste. 2B | $25-42 | Learn how to create fun designs on classic sugar cookies with royal icing while sipping on a drink from Centerpoint Brewing.
  • Be My Valentine Couples Cooking Class | Thursday, Feb. 16 | 6-9 p.m. | A Cut Above, 12955 Old Meridian St., #UNIT 104, Carmel | $300 | Enjoy two hours of professional culinary instruction, a three-course chef-prepared meal, and take-home recipe packets.
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