Need a last minute idea for this Valentine’s Day? You’ve come to the right place! Check out this list of things happening on Campus and around Cincinnati, for an amazing night with your special someone, secret crush, or BFF.
1. Cincinnati Ballet’s King Arthur’s Camelot
Where: Arnoff Center for the Arts | When: February 10th-12th , times vary
Price: Depends on seating, tickets as low as $32 | Learn More
For a Valentine’s Day with an artsy twist, check out The Cincinnati Ballet’s performance of King Arthur’s Camelot. Watch the love story unfold with displays of dance, drama, and magic.
2. Cincinnati Zoo Penguin Days
Where: Cincinnati Zoo | When: Anytime Now- March 10th
Price: $8-$14 per person | Learn More
Visit the Cincinnati Zoo, anytime this upcoming week, to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Admission is half-price and there are special animal encounters on the weekends. Perfect place to hold hands, get some animal loving, and snag an adorable Instagram picture if you missed the zoo lights this winter.
3. Fall in Love With Winter
Where: TUC Great Hall | When: February 14th, 5-9 PM
Price: Free | Learn More
UC’s Programs & Activities Council (PAC) is hosting an assortment of winter activities right on campus. Head to Tangeman University Center’s Great Hall on Valentine’s Day for ice-skating, stuffed animal making, and caricature art.
4. My Furry Valentine
Where: Sharonville Convention Center | When: February 11th 12p -6 pm, & 12th 10am -5 pm
Price: $5 per person | Learn More
Hundreds of adoptable pets from dozens of rescue and shelter groups are available this weekend. Find your newest companion at the Sharonville Convention Center for the 6th annual My Furry Valentine Mega Adoption Event. Choose from cats, dogs, kitten, puppies and other small critters—all adopted pets will go home with some care items and adopters can enter to win raffle baskets.
6. Valentine’s Day Cruise
Where: B&B Riverboats | When: February 11th & 14th, 6 PM
Price: $60 per person | Learn More
Enjoy a delicious buffet and music entertainment during a cruise of the Ohio River. You can also chose to add one of B&B Riverboats Valentine’s Day packages guarantee the night is extra special.
7. Valentine’s Day Dinner
Where: Mick and Mack’s Café | When: February 14th, 7 PM
Price: $45 per couple | Learn More
Grab a romantic couple’s dinner right on campus at Mick and Mack’s Contemporary Café in Tangeman University Center. Dinner includes your choice of a three-course meal paired with three wines. Call 513-556-3135 or email [email protected] for reservations.
8. Valentine’s Day Macarons
Where: Macaron Bar, Over-the-Rine | When: February 12th, 10 AM and 2 PM
Price: $95 per person | Learn More
Learn how to bake macarons in a special 3-hour Valentine’s Day themed class offered by the Macaron Bar. You’ll bake shells, make filling, and best of all—take home your tasty treats. There are only a few seats available, so get them while they last.
9. Valentine’s Day Package with The Candle Lab
Where: The Candle Lab, Over-the-Rine | When: February 15th, 5-7:45 PM
Price: $48 per couple | Learn more
Candlelight screams romance, but you can make it even more special. Head over to The Candle Lab on Valentine’s Day to pour custom candles. All lights will be off in the lab, leaving only your sweetie, sparking wine, and premium chocolate. The package also includes a Polaroid photo capturing the moment and free delivery to a restaurant in the area.