Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. That leaves limited time to come up with romantic date ideas that will get you and your significant other out of your Colorado rental home. Whether you live in Fort Collins, Loveland, or somewhere close by, you are sure to find something unique and memorable to do with the person you love most.
Share the Love and a Brew
This February 14th, you can show your Valentine how much you love them while falling in love with one of the latest and greatest brews coming out of Northern Colorado. The Colorado Brewers’ Festival Presents The Summit is a one night only opportunity to enjoy limited release and specialty local beers. Buy your tickets today to save a spot for you and your beer-loving significant other.
Enjoy Dinner, Laughs, and Mystery
The Hilton Fort Collins (425 W. Prospect Road) is hosting The Dinner Detective this Valentine’s Day. The Dinner Detective is the largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show in the country. You and your sleuthing spouse will enjoy a fantastic four-course plated meal while you work to uncover a hilarious mystery. The current script is titled “Dirty Money,” and the show will run from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time, so act quickly for a memorable night.
Get Sweetly Creative with a Cake Decorating Class
Join Down Right Treats at Lemons & Lace Boutique in Fort Collins (4431 Corbett Drive Suite 100) for a night of cake decorating, wine, chocolate, and plenty of hearts. Bring your man or plan a fun night with your girlfriends and learn tips and tricks on how to decorate a cake. What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a sweet treat!
Take Your Sweetheart to The Sweetheart Festival
Loveland is known as the Sweetheart City and what better way to celebrate the Day of love than at a free festival. The Loveland Sweetheart Festival will take place on February 14th and 15th at the new Foundry Plaza in downtown Loveland. The festival offers fun for the entire family with the hope of extending Loveland’s 74-year history of embracing sweethearts near and far. Event highlights include:
- Adding your own lock of love onto the 2nd edition Love Lock Sculpture created for downtown
- Special effects laser light show
- Live entertainment
- Tunnel of Love – 12, 8-foot-tall arches decorated with lights
- Palace of Sweets with local candy and dessert makers
- For The Love Of Beer Tent featuring local craft brews
- Kids Street with rides and activities for little ones
- Little Miss Valentine and Little Mr. Cupid contest at the Rialto Theatre
Say “I Do” At the Valentine’s Day Group Wedding
Save the date for Friday, February 14th! Loveland’s 4th annual Valentine’s Day Group Wedding will take place at 4:30 pm at The Foundry. Downtown Loveland hosts a romantic ceremony where you and your sweetheart can get married or renew your vows. In addition to their romantic ceremony complete with live music and a professional photographer, couples receive their certificate signed by the officiant, wedding cupcakes, a love lock, and a gift bag for participating. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time to participate.
DIY Date Night at Board & Brush Fort Collins
If you or your special someone love DIY projects, book your seat for a Valentine’s Date Night at Board & Brush Fort Collins. For $120, the two of you will receive pizza, beer, and the opportunity to create your own unique wood sign. Board & Brush provides all the materials you will need along with step-by-step instructions for a fun and creative way to celebrate together.
Be Lovingly Competitive with The Catch Me If You Can Race
If you are more of a fast-paced couple, take Valentine’s Day easy and rest up for the Catch Me If You Can 5K/10K. The races start at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 15th, at Red Truck Beer Company in Fort Collins (1020 E. Lincoln Avenue). For this race, ladies get a 3-5 min head start, while the gentlemen are challenged to catch up. Register today!