Want to impress your special someone with decadent dining and entertainment this Feb. 14? Take your partner to one of these Valentine’s Day events in Detroit.
By Karleigh M. Stone
1. “Finding Neverland”
Show times vary based on date
3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit
Spend Valentine’s Day in Neverland. Take off on an adventure with playwright, J.M. Barrie, as he searches for inspiration to become the writer he’s always dreamed of being. Perhaps he’ll find it with Peter Pan. It’s sure to be a night of wonder as viewers sit back, relax and enjoy a bit of pixie dust. Tickets start at $39 on
More information: broadwayindetroit.com/shows/finding-neverland
2. Detroit Loves Dogs presented by PetCalls
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Valentine’s Day is a time to remind loved ones just how much they mean, and loved ones come in all shapes, sizes and breeds. Spend the evening supporting the Detroit Dog Rescue and its mission to help abused and neglected dogs throughout the city. Open bar, dinner, music, pet psychics and access to the museum are all included with the ticket. Dogs are welcome! Tickets are $60-$140.
More information: eventbrite.com/e/detroit-loves-dogs-tickets-38950471910
3. Board Game Night
519 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit
It’s a night out on the town with a homey feel — the perfect combination for Valentine’s Day. Hit up Briggs Detroit, a contemporary sports bar, for its board game night. It’s also offering half-off wine, as if you needed another reason to go.
More information: facebook.com/events/391132024661538/
4. Dining at the Apparatus Room
Detroit Foundation Hotel
250 W. Larned St., Detroit
Up the ante this Feb. 14 with an unforgettable evening in Detroit. A $95 ticket for the night includes dining at the Apparatus Room, followed by skyline views on the fifth floor where you’ll enjoy a glass of Champagne, dessert and entertainment provided by Detroit jazz singer Nicole New and live art by Tony Roko.
More information: facebook.com/events/2169172276643446/
To make a reservation: opentable.com/r/the-apparatus-room-detroit?p=2&pid=102&ref=2138&sd=2018-02-14%2019%3A00
5. Du Vin & Chocolat
Brix Wine & Charcuterie Boutique
7968 Kercheval Ave., Detroit
Let’s be real — Valentine’s Day is really a holiday that celebrates chocolate. Head to Brix Wine & Charcuterie Boutique for the sweet stuff — French wine and chocolate pairings — after dinner. Tickets are $25-$55.
More information: eventbrite.com/e/du-vin-chocolat-tickets-42023764210?aff=efbeventtix
6. Envision presented by RAW Detroit
St. Andrew’s Hall
431 Congress St., Detroit
Spread the love to independent artists, photographers and filmmakers, as well as local fashion designers, at this one-of-a-kind showcase featuring a short film screening, pop-up gallery and a fashion show, along with live music and art, vendor booths, food and drinks. Tickets are $22 presale and $30 at the door.
More information: rawartists.org/detroit/envision
7. Cakes, Couples and Colors
Good Cakes and Bakes
19363 Livernois Ave., Detroit
Spend the evening getting to know your significant other better at this event hosted by Essential Colors, a communication consultancy that assesses personality, character and temperament, and equips individuals with knowledge about their strengths and weaknesses. Couples will partake in activities led by Dr. Sabrina Jackson. Wine will be provided, and sweets will be available for purchase. Tickets are $60 before Feb. 5 and $75 after.
8. Valentine’s Day Soul Jam
211 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of Russell Thompkins Jr. & the New Stylistics, Gerald Alston, The Manhattans, The Dramatics and Deniece Williams to get in the mood this Valentine’s Day. Tickets start at $63 on Ticketmaster.
More information: livenation.com/events/723118-feb-14-2018-valentine-s-day-soul-jam
9. Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner
1942 Grand River Ave., Detroit
Indulge this Valentine’s Day with a six-course meal complete with wine pairings by Republic executive chef Matt Currie. The event will take place in Castle Hall on the second floor of the Grand Army of the Republic building. Tickets are $100.
See the menu and purchase tickets here: eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-wine-dinner-tickets-42102531806?aff=efbeventtix
10. Love Her. Love Him.
Jazz Café at Music Hall
350 Madison St., Detroit
Joel Fluent Greene hosts “Love Her. Love Him.,” an evening centered around celebrating one another with love through poetry and song. Five women and five men will be performing. Dinner and drinks are available for purchase. General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. VIP tables for two and four are $50 and $100, respectively.
More information: forherforhim.brownpapertickets.com/