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
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
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
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
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
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.