11 Valentine’s Day Events in Pittsburgh

Looking for a creative date night idea? It’s your lucky day because the city of Pittsburgh is ready to help you polish up your romantic side and make it shine. Head out for classic Valentine’s activities like dancing to live music and dinner. Or, try something new this year like making a hand-poured candle of your favorite scent. No matter what you choose to do, the important thing is making sure your partner feels your love and appreciation.

21+ Night: Seductive Science

Carnegie Science Center, February 9

Celebrate love in many forms with fun, hands-on activities. See a beating gallium “heart”, learn about the messy brain chemistry of romantic thoughts, and explore relationships throughout the animal kingdom. It’s full evening, but all the same, make sure you stop into the Buhl Planetarium for a night under the stars.  

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

The Black Canary, February 10

Make a sweet treat as sweet as your love…with no baking experience required. You’ll be provided everything you will need, like pre-baked cookies, icing, sprinkles, and a box to take your awesome creations home in. You can even take an extra kit home to make for a friend or to let the kids have some fun with.

Celebrate Love with Candle Making at the Brewery

Acclamation Brewing, February 11

Celebrate your love for candles (and for  beer) at this Valentine’s Day event at Acclamation Brewing. Each ticket includes a handcrafted beer, chocolates from Boulevard Sweet Shoppe, and a 100% soy wax candle that you hand-pour. It’s a great way to celebrate with a partner in a relaxing atmosphere. 

Dirt ‘n’ Flirt

Patagonia, February 14

Bring your favorite Valentine to decorate and plant seeds in a countertop salad bowl planter with help from Grow Pittsburgh. Take home your newly planted seedlings to have as part of a future date night meal once they’re fully grown, and enjoy sweet treats and a bubble bar at the event.   

Valentine’s Battle of the Couples

Spirit, February 14 

Are you ready to put your connection to the test? Compete in a series of fun and exciting challenges designed to strengthen the bond between partners and create lasting memories. Plus, a buffet dinner is included in the ticket price, so your Valentine’s Day dinner is taken care of in the process. 

A Valentine’s Day Soiree

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, February 14

Dress in your most refined attire and get ready for an elegant night of dancing and eating with a romantic ambiance. Start off with a three course gourmet menu that includes Chopped Hearts of Romaine, Braised Beef Short Rib, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cheesecake. Then, sway away to music from a live DJ with the one you love the most.

Motion’s Lovers and Friends Valentine’s Day Celebration

Motion Lounge and Event Center, February 14

Go all out this Valentine’s Day with this celebration of love and food. Celebrity Chef 23FlavorsbyMike hosts an evening of buffet-style foods, curated cocktails, an open champagne bar, and classic R&B tunes spun by DJ GirlQuitPlayin. 

Sparkling Wines for Valentine’s Day

The Pennsylvania Market, February 14

For all the wine lovers out there, take the day to toast to romance. Let The Pennsylvania Market introduce you to a selection of four different sparkling wines chosen by their Wine Librarian. Taste test each of these delights while you feast on a mini charcuterie snack plate. 

Date Night Painting

Painting with a Twist, February 14

Let your creative side shine and paint while sipping on whatever drink you choose to bring along. As a Valentine’s special, you and your partner will each paint a canvas that makes up one half of a whole picture. When your canvases are placed side by side they’ll make up either a Pittsburgh cityscape, a heart in the ocean, or two trees in the wind. 

Capturing Your Love: Valentine’s Day Couples Photography Workshop

WDO Photography, February 18

Are you looking to post the best Instagram-worthy photos of you and your partner? Joining WDO Photography to learn how to take the perfect photo that shows intimacy through poses and eye contact. Then, put your new skills to work with a mini-photoshoot to create incredible portraits to take home. 

Sip and Stretch for Couples

Dancexplosion Arts Center, February 18

Were you too busy on Valentine’s Day for a proper celebration? That’s okay, you have a second chance just a few days later. Grab your partner and enjoy a unique experience of stretching and massage all while sipping on wine. Not only is it relaxing but you’ll gain a closer connection with your loved one.

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