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Whether you'll be spending Valentine's Day with a spouse, significant other, friend or your pup, there's something for you in Cleveland. Here are 10 events to check out.
CLE Cookie Dough + Platform Beer Pairing
Thursday, Feb. 14
4125 Lorain Ave.
Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to chow down on sweets, so Platform Beer Co. and CLE Cookie Dough are teaming up again this year to bring you delectable Valentine's-themed cookie dough and beer pairings, like an X's and Oreo's cookie dough flavor paired with an EMO Stout. Tickets are $20 plus fees. Find tickets here
Valentine’s Day Buffet and Cabaret
Thursday, Feb. 14
2035 East 4th St.
Pickwick and Frolic is going for a classic classy event with dinner and a show this Valentine's Day. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and includes a variety of dishes, from a garden salad to a mushroom marinara cavatappi. Then, at 7:20 p.m. Pickwick's cast of cabaret performers puts on a show of Valentine's tunes from Elvis Presley, Etta James, Bette Midler and Donna Summer. Tickets are $55. Purchase tickets here
Doggie Valentine’s Day Pawty
Sunday, Feb. 10
1361 E. 55th St.
Celebrating the ones who give us unconditional love no matter the day, this is the first annual dog pawty at Goldhorn Brewery hosted by Dog Life in Cle
. Bring your dog companion and participate in DIY crafts, take some glam pics at a selfie station and shop from a variety of local vendors including Three Dog Bakery and the Hippie Chemist. Dogs from Rescue Village
are going to be available for adoption and $1 will be donated to them for each pint of beer sold. And don't forget to keep your dog on a leash. Find out more information here
Valentine’s Day Couples Massage
15644 Madison Ave.
Licensed massage therapists, Dr. Sarah Perry and Nori Swennes, are going to be teaching attendees how to give the perfect foot massage to their significant other at this intimate event. The night will start at 7 p.m. and a complimentary glass of champagne, along with a calming foot massage are what characterize this love-centered evening. Tickets are $18.35. Find tickets here
Valentine’s Day Dinner with Cleveland Metroparks
1785 Merwin Ave.
The Cleveland Metroparks are getting festive this Valentine's Day with a special dinner for two. Held at Merwin's Wharf overlooking the beautiful but chilly river, this three-course dinner is bringing even more romance to the day of love. Options range from crab stuffed shrimp to a vegetable ratatouille risotto, and the first course is going to be served at 5 p.m. Tickets are $60. Find out more here
2nd Annual Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner at Brewnuts
6501 Detroit Ave.
Brewnuts is getting saucy this Valentine's Day and transforming the famed donut and beer oasis into an elegant date spot. The donut joint is turning into an Italian restaurant for one night when co-owner, John Pippin's mom is invited into the kitchen to serve up her traditional spaghetti and meatballs. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 10:30 p.m. and don't worry because there are still going to be special themed donuts and beer available. Tickets are $60. Find tickets here
Valentine’s Day Beer Dinner
1470 Lakeside Ave.
Noble Beast Brewing Co. is bringing a rare dinner and beer pairing event to Cleveland this Valentine's Day. With each course, chef James explains the entrees and brew master Shaun describes the beers. Tickets are $65 including tax and a tip. Purchase tickets here
Champagne Dreams and Valentine’s Wishes
5417 Detroit Ave.
Champagne means celebration, which is why Astoria Cafe & Market is collaborating with Vintage Wines this Valentine's Day to create a love-filled experience. Wines such as Champagne Drappier (Brut Rose) and Louis Roederer (Brut Premier) will be paired with dishes like a Smoked Spanish Octopus Carpaccio. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and tickets are $100. Find tickets here
Valentine’s Day Wine Social
900 Euclid Ave.
Heinen's is hosting a Valentine's-inspired wine social from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at its downtown location to celebrate. Tickets are $15 and sales close at 8 a.m on Feb. 14. Purchases tickets here
Pre-Valentine's Day Salsa Sundays Grand Opening at Barley House
1261 W. 6th St.
To escape the usual Valentine's festivities, Barley House is hosting the grand opening of Salsa Sundays. A free dance lesson goes from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and then open dancing runs until 11 p.m. Specials are going to be served the whole night. Find out more information here