January 31, 2019

All the Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Queen City

Valentine's Day is here once again, and the Queen City is feelin' the love. We've gathered a list of events going on across Cincinnati for the special holiday. There's a little something for everyone — the foodies, the beer enthusiasts, for your gal pals, the art lovers, the Jazz enjoyers, something for our furry friends and even for those who are are feeling a little more bitter toward the day of love. We've got you covered.
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Valentine’s Day at Hotel Covington
5-9 p.m. Feb. 14. $55. Hotel Covington, 638 Madison Ave., Covington
The Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu at Hotel Covington feature a three-course menu created by chef Mitch Arens with options like oyster soup, seared salmon, coffee-crusted Denver steak and saffron risotto. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Valentine’s Day at Hotel Covington

5-9 p.m. Feb. 14. $55. Hotel Covington, 638 Madison Ave., Covington
The Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu at Hotel Covington feature a three-course menu created by chef Mitch Arens with options like oyster soup, seared salmon, coffee-crusted Denver steak and saffron risotto.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Love Bash: Speed Dating & Stoplight Party
7 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 14. Queen City Radio, 222 W. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
No Valentine? No problem? Experience the love in the air at Queen City Radio’s Speed Dating & Stoplight Party this Valentine’s Day. If you didn’t connect with someone during the speed dating, stay for the after party, wearing your current relationship status. Green being single, yellow being ask me, and red being taken. 
Photo: Patty Salas

Love Bash: Speed Dating & Stoplight Party

7 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 14. Queen City Radio, 222 W. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
No Valentine? No problem? Experience the love in the air at Queen City Radio’s Speed Dating & Stoplight Party this Valentine’s Day. If you didn’t connect with someone during the speed dating, stay for the after party, wearing your current relationship status. Green being single, yellow being ask me, and red being taken.
Photo: Patty Salas
Cupid’s Undie Run — Cincinnati
Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 9. $45-$50. Mount Adams Pavilion, 949 Pavilion St., Mount Adams
During this event, there will be a “brief” mile-ish run to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic tumor disorder that can affect 1 in every 3,000 births. The dress code encourages wearing nothing but undies for the run, but it’s not required.  
Photo via Facebook.com/CupidsUndieRunEventPage

Cupid’s Undie Run — Cincinnati

Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 9. $45-$50. Mount Adams Pavilion, 949 Pavilion St., Mount Adams
During this event, there will be a “brief” mile-ish run to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic tumor disorder that can affect 1 in every 3,000 births. The dress code encourages wearing nothing but undies for the run, but it’s not required.
Photo via Facebook.com/CupidsUndieRunEventPage
Valentine’s Dinner at the Taft Museum of Art
5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $94-$107. Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown
Celebrate the art of love during a delicious meal at the Taft Museum of Art. Admire art and enjoy a four-course meal with four specially chosen wine pairings. Price includes four courses and selected wine. Additional alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free alternatives must be ordered 7 days in advance. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Valentine’s Dinner at the Taft Museum of Art

5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $94-$107. Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown
Celebrate the art of love during a delicious meal at the Taft Museum of Art. Admire art and enjoy a four-course meal with four specially chosen wine pairings. Price includes four courses and selected wine. Additional alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free alternatives must be ordered 7 days in advance.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Valentine’s Day at Urban Axes
6-10 p.m. Feb. 14. Urban Axes, 2010 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
If you want to try something new this Valentine’s Day, try axe-throwing at Urban Axes, where $50 gets you and your plus-one an hour-long session and a drink. How axe-citing! 
Photo via Facebook.com/UrbanAxes

Valentine’s Day at Urban Axes

6-10 p.m. Feb. 14. Urban Axes, 2010 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
If you want to try something new this Valentine’s Day, try axe-throwing at Urban Axes, where $50 gets you and your plus-one an hour-long session and a drink. How axe-citing!
Photo via Facebook.com/UrbanAxes
My Furry Valentine
Noon-6 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10; early admission 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 9. $5 general admission; free 5 and under; $25 early bird. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville
Bring a new Valentine home from the area’s largest animal adoption event, My Furry Valentine. This event showcases hundreds of adoptable animals — dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, small critters — from multiple rescues and shelter groups.. What better way to celebrate love than to adopt your purr-fect pet and bring them to their fur-ever home?
Photo: Brittany Thornton

My Furry Valentine

Noon-6 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10; early admission 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 9. $5 general admission; free 5 and under; $25 early bird. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville
Bring a new Valentine home from the area’s largest animal adoption event, My Furry Valentine. This event showcases hundreds of adoptable animals — dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, small critters — from multiple rescues and shelter groups.. What better way to celebrate love than to adopt your purr-fect pet and bring them to their fur-ever home?
Photo: Brittany Thornton
Cincy is for Lovers: A Valentine’s Day Cabaret at Bromwell’s Härth Lounge
8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $25-$45. Bromwell’s Härth Lounge, 125 W. Fourth St., Downtown
Queen City Cabaret celebrates love with this tour of popular love songs throughout history. Proudly featuring former Broadway Casting Director and Cincinnati native, Eric Byrd, this love-themed evening will be one you won’t forget. 
Photo via Facebook.com/HarthLoungeCinci

Cincy is for Lovers: A Valentine’s Day Cabaret at Bromwell’s Härth Lounge

8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $25-$45. Bromwell’s Härth Lounge, 125 W. Fourth St., Downtown
Queen City Cabaret celebrates love with this tour of popular love songs throughout history. Proudly featuring former Broadway Casting Director and Cincinnati native, Eric Byrd, this love-themed evening will be one you won’t forget.
Photo via Facebook.com/HarthLoungeCinci
Braxton Galentine’s Day Brunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 10. $45. Braxton Brewing Co., 27 W. Seventh St., Covington
On Feb. 10, Braxton hosts a Galentine’s Day brunch in their loft. If you’re not in the know, Galentine’s Day originated on the show Parks and Recreation and celebrates female friendship, hence the “gal” part of the word. The brunch will feature mimosas (duh), a Taste of Belgium-catered waffle and crepe bar and Braxton beers. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Braxton Galentine’s Day Brunch

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 10. $45. Braxton Brewing Co., 27 W. Seventh St., Covington
On Feb. 10, Braxton hosts a Galentine’s Day brunch in their loft. If you’re not in the know, Galentine’s Day originated on the show Parks and Recreation and celebrates female friendship, hence the “gal” part of the word. The brunch will feature mimosas (duh), a Taste of Belgium-catered waffle and crepe bar and Braxton beers.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Flowers, Chocolate, and Romance at Krohn Conservatory
10-5 p.m. daily Feb. 9-14. $4 adults; $2 children. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams
All you need is love… but a little chocolate doesn’t hurt. Krohn Conservatory is having a chocolate educational exhibit as a part of the Fabulous Foliage show. Each day features special programming and daily crafts all having to do with chocolate. 
Photo: Paige Deglow

Flowers, Chocolate, and Romance at Krohn Conservatory

10-5 p.m. daily Feb. 9-14. $4 adults; $2 children. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams
All you need is love… but a little chocolate doesn’t hurt. Krohn Conservatory is having a chocolate educational exhibit as a part of the Fabulous Foliage show. Each day features special programming and daily crafts all having to do with chocolate.
Photo: Paige Deglow
Galentine’s Day at the BonBonerie
7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13. $50 a person. The BonBonerie, 2030 Madison Road, O’Bryonville
Celebrate your gal friendships at BonBonerie with a light dinner, signature cocktails and beverages, and by decorating your own cupcake to enjoy the event and one to take home.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Galentine’s Day at the BonBonerie

7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13. $50 a person. The BonBonerie, 2030 Madison Road, O’Bryonville
Celebrate your gal friendships at BonBonerie with a light dinner, signature cocktails and beverages, and by decorating your own cupcake to enjoy the event and one to take home.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger