Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 10:00a -
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 9:00p

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The season of love is almost upon us! Whether you’re ringing in Valentine’s Day with a romantic partner or your best friends, there are tons of events to help you celebrate around Boston.

The Love Suite at The Whitney Hotel

When: Booking February 1-28

Where: Beacon Hill

Info: Book a night at The Whitney Hotel’s experiential Love Suite for an evening of over-the-top rom-com romance with your partner or an elaborate slumber party with your bestie. 

A Love Like Gnome Other

When: Thursday, 2/2, 7pm

Where: Back Bay

Info: In advance of the day itself, attend a gnome decorating class at Trident Booksellers and Cafe. Get crafty painting and staging small gnomes as a date night or present it to your Valentine as a gift.

Love & Rhythm | RnB Concert

When: Friday, 2/3, 7pm

Where: Cambridge

Info: Enjoy a live concert of romantic tunes by local RnB artists in a festive space decorated for Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget to sample the refreshments and snap a picture in the photobooth. 

Till Death Us Do Part - Valentine's Day Crypt Tours

When: Saturdays 2/4 through 2/25, 7pm

Where: Downtown

Info: Lovers of the macabre, this one’s for you. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a candlelit crypt tour exploring the history of Boston’s great romances, and how they ended in the grave. 

Beer & Cheese Pairing Class: Brie Mine?

When: Monday 2/6, 6:30pm

Where: Cambridge

Info: Sample some of Lamplighter Brewing Co’s most innovative beers, paired with a wide array of cheese, chocolates, berries, and other accompaniments. You’ll leave with a full stomach and a lot of cheese knowledge. 

Romance Novel Book Fair with Trident Booksellers

When: Wednesday 2/8, 5pm

Where: Downtown

Info: Head to the Sam Adams Taproom downtown to attend the spicy older sister of the Scholastic Book Fair, Trident Booksellers’ Romance Novel Book Fair. Buy your next literary pleasure and have a brew to celebrate.

Galentine's Paint Your Own Planter Workshop

When: Thursday 2/9, 6:30pm

Where: South End

Info: Flex your green theme by painting a unique terracotta planter at Wyllo in the South End. At the end of the class you’ll receive a seed packet to get some greenery growing in your planter.

Eataly's Valentine's Day Soiree

When: Thursday 2/9, 7pm

Where: Back Bay

Info: Explore the Eataly marketplace with a glass of wine and loved one in hand. Celebrate friendship or romantic love the Italian way: abundantly and with a side of pasta. 

Valentine's Day in Spain: Classic Tapas

When: Friday 2/10, 6pm

Where: Harvard Square

Info: Learn to cook authentic Spanish tapas while sampling Cava and cheese pairings along the way. At the end of the class enjoy the fruits of your labor in a lavish feast. 

An Austen-tatious Valentine Tour of Gore Place

When: Friday, 2/10, 8pm

Where: Waltham

Info: Literary lovers, prepare yourself. This Valentine’s Day you can get a tour of the historic Gore Place property inspired by Jane Austen’s witty and romantic novels. Don’t forget to bring your Mr. Darcy!

I Hate My Ex Brunch

When: Saturday 2/11, 11am

Where: Seaport

Info: Air all your ex partner grievances at this themed Brunch at Gather in Seaport. Eat, laugh, cry, toast your friends with “toxic” cocktails, and get those emotions out a Letters to My Ex station. 

Galentine's Day Drag Brunch

When: Saturday 2/11, 11am

Where: Seaport

Info: Sip your mimosas and dig into some waffles while you watch an incredible drag performance hosted by Henry Paquin and Drag Diva Kris Knievil. 

3rd Annual Big Gay Valentine Market

When: Saturday 2/11, 1pm

Where: Theater District

Info: Big Gay Valentine Market is returning for the third year featuring over 40 LGBTQ+ & ally makers, artists, designers, and small business owners.

Galentine's Day Picnic Spectacular

When: Saturday, 2/11, 6pm

Where: East Boston

Info: Grab your best girlfriends and head to East Boston for an elaborate indoor picnic celebrating female friendship. Enjoy a single rose, an energy reading, a selfie station, delectable food, music, and board games. 

Small Mart Valentine's Market

When: Sunday, 2/12, 11am

Where: Somerville

Info: Support small businesses this Valentine’s Day at a market packed with local artists, vintage sellers, makers, and experiential vendors. While you shop, sip specialty cocktails from the bar and enjoy a curated playlist. 

Valentine's Drag Tease Brunch

When: Sunday, 2/12, 11am

Where: Fenway

Info: Get glamorous on Valentine’s weekend with a spectacular V-Day themed drag brunch hosted by Dorian and set to beats by DJ La Mega Bega. 

Valentine's Champagne Brunch - Boston Wine & Food Festival

When: Sunday, 2/12, 11:30am

Where: Downtown

Info: Enjoy a romantic brunch overlooking the waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel. In addition to an over-the-top menu you can make your own Bloody Mary or try your mixology hand at the Whiskey Smash Station. 

Valentine's Thai Yoga Massage with Emily Sullivan

When: Sunday, 2/12, 12:30am

Where: South End

Info: Give the gift of relaxation to your loved ones this year. Learn and practice partner yoga and massage sequences in a calming space accented with candles and music.

Valentine's Day Sparkling Wine and Cheese Pairing

When: Monday 2/13, 6pm

Where: Harvard Square

Info: Learn about this history and creation of sparkling wine around the globe from instructor Dagmar Smith and sample different varieties paired with fine cheese.

Sip & Paint: Galentine's Day Edition

When: Monday 2/13, 6pm

Where: Back Bay

Info: Head to Eataly with your bestie and an artistic spirit to learn how to paint a cannoli in a step-by-step instructive class. Don’t worry, your creative juices will be aided by wine and charcuterie for snacking along the way.

Valentine Flowers Workshop

When: Monday, 2/13, 6pm

Where: Downtown

Info: What’s even better than sending your sweetie flowers? Arranging them yourself! Learn the principles of floral design and come away with a gorgeous bouquet of romantic Valentine’s flowers.

Galentine's Day Floral Class

When: Monday, 2/13, 6pm

Where: Downtown

Info: Learn how to create a unique and long lasting floral arrangement with your Galentines while sipping on a complimentary Strawberry Daiquiri. No experience necessary!

Be My Valentine: French Dinner for Two

When: Tuesday 2/14, 5:30pm

Where: Harvard Square

Info: Channel your inner Julia Child at this romantic cooking class where you’ll learn French culinary techniques adapted for the American kitchen. After all that hard work, enjoy the delicious meal you and your partner made. 

Chocolate Art: Valentine's Edition

When: Tuesday, 2/14, 6pm

Where: Arlington

Info: Learn the sweet (and sometimes salty) history of chocolate and its connection to Valentine’s Day at this fascinating and delicious class. 

Valentine's Day Traditions in Boston

When: Thursday 2/16, 6pm

Where: Brighton

Info: Local historian Anthony Sammarco divulges all the interesting and juicy histories behind the Valentine’s Day holiday we know today at this free lecture. 

'Pour Your Heart Out' Acrylic Pour Art at Short Path Distillery

When: Thursday 2/16, 7pm

Where: Everett

Info: Try the acrylic pour art technique out at this crafty class where you’ll paint a heart shaped canvas in a very unique way. While you’re at it sample one of Short Path Distillery’s new brews. 


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