Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these Chicago and suburban events!
Tuesday, February 14th is Valentine’s Day! The holiday of love comes with various fun events, whether single, in a relationship or just looking for a good time. Enjoy any of these Valentine’s Day events for a night filled with laughter and love.
Take a romantic ride on the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier! A ride on the Centennial Wheel will be free to the first 1,200 riders between 10 a.m. and 2:14 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. Select riders will even be chosen to be upgraded to VIP gondolas, complete with glass-bottom floors for thrilling birds eye view sights. See the city at new heights and save for dinner later! Only a 5 minute drive from Columbus Plaza.
See a performance of the classic love saga Carmen! Featured at the Lyric House, George Bizet’s infamous opera tells the love triangle of a gypsy, soldier and bull fighter. Go for a Valentine’s Day date or see the opera throughout the month of March. Only a 6 minute walk from Presidential Towers.
Spend Valentine’s Day paying tribute to the music legend David Bowie at the David and Angela Bowie in Soul Love! Focusing on androgyny and acceptance, the show will feature a tribute to the Starman’s influential music. The show focuses on gender nonconformity and loving yourself. Only a 13 minute drive from State & Chestnut.
Enjoy a nice dinner at Francesca’s! Located off the Fox River, Francesca’s features traditional Italian fare in a cozy yet sophisticated atmosphere. Enjoy their Valentine’s Day special featuring tortellacci, filet mignon and chocolate ganache tart. The traditional menu also includes a variety of pasta, pizza, salad and fish options along with an extensive wine collection. Only a 6 minute drive from AMLI St. Charles.