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Milwaukee Valentine's Day Ideas

What to do on Valentine's Day in Milwaukee


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Don't know what to do for your sweetheart on Valentine's? Hint: chocolates and candy are classics for a reason, but all it really takes is for you and your loved one to do something fun together, whatever that may mean. Here are some great ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in the Milwaukee area.

Valentine's Weekend Events

  • UW-Milwaukee Festival of Films in French
    What: Take your valentine to see a film in French -- the language of love.
    Where: UW-Milwaukee Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
    When: Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 16
    Contact: 414.229.4070
    Cost: All films are free
  • Romancing the Stars
    What: Tour the cosmos with a special Valentine's Day star show.
    Where: Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St.
    When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 13; 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 14; 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 15
    Contact: 414.319.4629
    Cost: $20 per couple
  • Festa Fiorentina
    What: The Florentine Opera serenades you on this romantic tour of Italy with a concert of love songs.
    Where: Marcus Center for Performing Arts, Vogel Hall, 929 N. Water St.
    When: 7:30 Friday, February 14; 7:30 Saturday, February 15; and 2:30 Sunday, February 16
    Contact: 414.291.5700
    Cost: $22 - $32
  • Capone's Valentine's Feast at the Hotel Metro
    What: A non-traditional take on Valentine's Day with a delectable dinner at the Metro. Big spenders can also spring for a hotel package.
    Where: Hotel Metro, 411 E. Mason St.
    When: Friday, February 14
    Contact: 414.273.8222
    Cost: $159.95 per couple, or create your own a la carte menu (price varies)
  • The Chocolate Party
    What: The largest chocolate party in the Midwest, DJs, chocolate fountains and more.
    Where: Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 N. Broadway
    When: Saturday, February 15
    Cost: $20 - $35

Valentine's Gifts
Looking for easy Valentine's gifts in Milwaukee? If you are romantically inclined, but perhaps not creatively so, don't forget the good old standbys of chocolate and flowers. Find Milwaukee Chocolatiers and Florists in Milwaukee to complete your Valentine's date.

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