We’ve got ROMANCE, right here in River City! Whether you’re looking for a traditional date night or something a little different this year, we’ve collected some ideas to help you spoil your sweetheart and make any date special.
MAKE SOMETHING TOGETHER
Enjoy a cup of coffee – or share a bottle of wine – while you make something beautiful at Market 124. Paint your own pottery in the Turtle Creek Pottery studio, or a make ‘n take creation from the plants. coffee. wine. valentine’s edition.
Surprise your sweetheart with a custom balloon bouquet from Today’s Your Day or book a session to make a spin art masterpiece.
Register for art classes at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum and spend time together learning something new and exploring your creativity.
A TASTE OF ROMANCE
Stylish and cozy, Brix Wine & Whiskey is the perfect spot for a date night drink. Featuring a little bit of wine, a lot of whiskey, a handful of craft beers, and more, the menu is sure to lift your spirits.
Of course, no date night is complete without a delicious dinner. Whether you’re dining out or enjoying a date night at home, let these amazing restaurants do the cooking…
Whether you’re looking for an intimate setting or casual atmosphere, the 1910 Grille is a perfect choice! Located within the Historic Park Inn, enjoy your exquisite dinner surrounded by the vintage beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie School design. Make it a romantic getaway and book an overnight stay.
The Quarry & Tapas Bar, located in the heart of Downtown, offers gourmet cuisine, impeccable heavy appetizers, decadent homemade desserts, served in the warm ambiance of the elegant dining room or the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired lounge.
Celebrate your love and affection with a delicious dinner from Prime ‘n Wine. Specializing in savory steak, seafood, and authentic Greek cuisine, served in a relaxing and sophisticated atmosphere.
Recognized as the “Most Iconic Steakhouse in Iowa!” the Northwestern Steakhouse is famous for its melt-in-your-mouth Greek-style and American steaks. Deep booths and low light create a retro, romantic atmosphere.
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GET YOUR GAME ON
Add some laughter and friendly competition to your love life. Research shows that couples who spend time participating in fun activities together have stronger communication and more positive feelings toward one another.
There’s something nostalgic and fun about bowling. Strike up a good time and romantic chemistry at Mystic Lanes. Turn it into a dinner date and order food and drinks from the menu.
Miniature golf is another classic date night option – perfect for any couple. No matter your skill level, River City Mini Golf provides the right combination of fun and challenge to ignite those flirtatious vibes.
Unleash your inner lumberjack or jill and try something new and exciting at Country Axe, located in the Southbridge Mall in downtown Mason City. This interactive, ax throwing experience provides a great opportunity to impress your sweetheart with your expert marksmanship. What could be more romantic than throwing axes with the one you love?
Staying in this year? Oak Leaf Comics & Collectibles has over 200 games in stock that are sure to make for a truly memorable date night. Choose from traditional and themed board games, card games, dice, and so much more.
Nothing beats live entertainment. And we’re all looking forward to the return of date night concerts. This Valentine’s Day, “Share the Love” and tune in for a LIVE virtual performance by Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman. Use code LOVENICA at checkout and a portion of each ticket purchased will benefit the North Iowa Community Auditorium! Fans and their families can enjoy this unique virtual concert experience from the comfort of home while supporting the arts during this challenging time.
- Friday, February 12th 8pm CST
- Saturday, February 13th 6pm CST or 9pm CST
- Sunday, February 14th 6pm CST or 9pm CST
Be sure to visit our calendar of events for a complete rundown of events happenings taking place this Valentine’s weekend and beyond.
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