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Let the Steel City Steal Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means spending time with someone special or celebrating self love. But why stop there? Celebrate love all-month long in the heart of the Steel City, whether it’s with your bae, your besties or yinz-self!


Who says you need a romantic partner to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Check out these experiences to share with your friends, family, or your own self-love.

  • Galentines Day Brunch & Fashion Show: Sip, shop, and be merry! On Sunday, February 11, The Kimpton Hotel Monaco is teaming up with Women Who Rock, Fresh Nostalgia, and 306 Forbes for an unforgettable fusion of fashion and flavor.
  • Valentine’s Princess Ball Cruise & Tour: All princesses are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Gateway Clipper! Sail around Pittsburgh’s amazing rivers on Sunday, February 11 with your favorite characters.
  • Fulfilled February: love, is promoting self-love all month long! Show kindness to yourself and reflect using their tracker. Plus, share your acts of self-kindness and get rewarded with in-store discounts!
  • Single’s Only – Early 2000’s Edition: No partner? No problem! Grab your pals and head to Sienna Mercato for their 3rd annual singles-only Valentines on Saturday, February 10 event featuring sweet cocktails, hot jams, and unforgettable fun.
Image: Love Loft Pop-Up Bar at Forbes Tavern

Wine & Dine

The quickest way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Check out these unique options for dinner or drinks!

  • Love Loft: Forbes Tavern is raising a glass to love from Friday, February 2nd – Saturday, February 17th. Check out their Valentine’s pop-up bar, complete with delicious cocktails and instagram-worthy decor.
  • Café Momentum is serving up a romantic evening of fresh, flavorful food. Their four-course menu is built for two—whether you bring a lover or a friend is up to you! Aside from the 3rd course entrée, all plates are meant to be shared. BYOB — corkage fee is waived on this special night! Book a table for Feb. 14.
  • La Gourmandine: There’s nothing better than a freshly baked pastry. Try La Gourmandine’s Le Valentin; a dark chocolate mousse shaped heart with a raspberry coulis center on a flourless chocolate biscuit.

Love to Laugh

Who always has a date on Valentine’s Day? A calendar! Check out these hilarious acts that will be sure to have you laughing out loud.

  • The Perfect Mate: What if when you’re ready for true love, you could design your perfect mate? This original rom-com musical of the future is being performed live at the Greer Cabaret Theater.
  • Fondue for Two: In need of some Valentine’s fun? Professional improvisers and matchmakers Alex Conti and Raina will set two lucky audience members on the fondue date of their dreams!

Alluring Music

  • Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet: Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra! Dive into the romance of Shakespeare with Prokofiev’s enchanting orchestration, enhanced by special lighting, actors, and more.
  • Twan Moore – Valentines: Twan Moore, local Pittsburgh R&B artist, will be performing Saturday, February 10th at Revel. Celebrate Valentine’s with their exclusive holiday menu, wine pairings, and live music.
  • Soul Sessions: Kindred the Family Soul: This family duo shows audiences the true meaning of a kindred spirit. Join Fatin and Aja at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center on Valentine’s Day.

Unique Date Nights

  • 21+ Night: Seductive Science: It’s time for science after hours! On Friday, February 9, celebrate love in many forms. From a giant beating heart, to brain chemistry of romantic thoughts, experience a night like no other.
  • Penguins vs Panthers: Have a sports lover in your life? Take them to PPG Paints Arena to cheer on the Pittsburgh Penguins as they take on the Florida Panthers!
  • A Valentine’s Day Soiree: Embark on a night of enchantment where love takes center stage in an atmosphere of sophistication and charm.

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