From romantic 4-course dinners, a night under the stars, partner yoga classes, pet adoptions, and more, plan a fun and unique Valentine's day in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.


Romantic restaurants for your Valentine’s Day dinner 

Valentine's Day Dinner at Alexandria Brewing Co (2/10) - Enjoy Valentine's Day with a delicious three-course pub grub feast.  

Nicola’s Ristorante (2/14) - Relish a decadent three-course dinner featuring Italian truffles and a special dessert on Valentine's Day at Nicola's Restaurant. 

​​LouVino Cincinnati (2/14) - Louvino Cincinnati OTR is offering a Valentine’s Day romantic 4-course prix-fixe menu on Valentine’s Day.

 Restaurants - By Cuisine - EuropeanLouVino OTR

Coppin's at Hotel Covington (2/14) - Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special three-course menu and live music. If you want to take it up a notch, opt for a four-course meal with wine pairings in an intimate dining room.

Third Man Brewing Beer Paired Dinner (2/14)  - Four courses paired with award-winning beers and specialty cocktails at Third Man Brewing. 

Valentine’s Day Dinner Party at the Point (2/14) - Enjoy music from internationally recognized singer Mandy Gaines, backed up by some of the best jazz musicians in the city, and a buffet dinner. 


Unique events and things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cincy

Valley Vineyards Wine and Dark Chocolate Pairing (2/6) - 6 wines paired with 6 dark chocolates.

Wineries Vineyards 

Broadway in Cincinnati presents “Annie” at the Aronoff Center (2/7-12) -  One of the most beloved musicals of all time, Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner.

Hearts A Fire Weekend (2/10-12) - Celebrate love in Loveland! The weekend will feature elements of fire and ice with live entertainment, outdoor decorations, Valentine’s Day specials, love-inspired activities, and photo opportunities. 

Love on the Levee (2/11) - Grab your family, partner, or besties to celebrate Valentine's Day early with themed sips and snacks, live music, and more from our collection of small, locally owned businesses. 

Sweets for your Sweetie at Water Tower Wines (2/12) - Taste an array of wine styles, including Port, Madeira, and a mystery dessert wine. While at the tasting, sample complimentary sweet and savory goodies that pair well with each wine.

Valentine's Night at the Observatory (2/14) - Enjoy a beautiful night under the stars with your special someone. The evening will include a romantic dinner, gourmet desserts, an observatory tour, and a viewing through their historic telescope. 21+ only

My furry valentine Mega Pet Adoption (2/18) - The annual mega pet adoption event will be happening at the Sharonville Convention Center from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and noon to 5 pm on Sunday. Meet hundreds of adorable and adoptable animals under one roof.

Cincinnati Ballet performs “Alice in Wonderland” at Music Hall (2/10-2/19) - A visual feast with elaborate sets and costumes, accompanied by a jubilant score from composer Matthew Pierce performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Follow the White Rabbit, and meet the Mad Hatter, but watch out for the Red Queen, or it’ll be off with your head!

Fire and Ice Nights at Morelein Lager House (2/11 & 2/18) - Mixologist Molly Wellmann will curate unique fire & ice cocktails and host themed dinners while fire performers will light up the beer gardens nightly as they perform on lighted podiums. There will also be an ice bar, a drink luge, and ice displays.  

Valentine’s Sweet and Savory Stroll in Findlay Market (2/19) -  Stroll through the market and enjoy sweet and savory samples from merchants with a glass of bubbly, live music, and warm heaters. 

Findlay Market (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Rhinegeist is for lovers (2/14) - Lonely hearts only–join us for a nostalgic, emo-themed Valentine’s Day celebration on February 14th for the most angsty party of the year! Each $45 ticket includes a full bar including confirmation ready for the valet attendant. 

Valentine's Day is a Drag Show (2/17) - Food, dancing, music, and of course–Drag

Love and Laugh Comedy Dinner (February 14) - Five courses and lots of laughs. Over-The-Rhine 

Taft’s Brewing Valentine’s Day Beer and Donut Pairing (2/14) Beer and donuts–the sweetest way to celebrate Valentine’s Day 

Black Wine Fest (2/18) - Cincy’s first ever wine festival featuring all black-owned wines and producers. 

Cupid’s Black Parade at Bircus Brewing (2/11) - Dance the night away with your love or find a new one at this Emo-themed valentines day party 

Mittenfest at Washington Park (2/18-2/19) - Outdoor festival featuring craft beer, DJ, food trucks, and other surprises. 

 Vincent Van Gogh Experience (February) - Immerse yourself in 360 degrees of Vincent Van Gogh’s best work. 

Ice Skating in Fountain Square (7 days a week in February) - Grab a drink at the Fountain Bar and take a spin on the ice in downtown Cincinnati. The rink is open through the end of February. 

Couple ice skating on the Fountain Square Ice Rink (photo:

Galentine's Day Events in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Galentine’s Brunch at the Observatory (2/12) -  Grab your gal pals and celebrate with brunch, a Mimosa bar, a program on Women in Astronomy, solar viewing (weather permitting), and a self-care goodie bag.

 Galentine’s Glam Glow (2/23) - Think pink cocktails, sweet treats, spa stations, photo ops, and more! 

 Galentines Night Out (2/11) - Fine art portraits, cocktails, shopping, and more. 

Rich Girl Energy Galentine's Day Brunch (2/5) - Eat shop and learn from other female business owners

Galentine’s Drag Brunch at Brewdog (2/4) - Exclusive brunch and beverage specials and a drag show! 


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of these unique classes

Hearts of Love Couples Class (February) -  Couples can make 2 separate hearts that will be joined together. They add your name or the date. Champagne and a box of chocolate are provided. Reservations required

Valentine’s Day Mixology Class (2/9) - Learn how to make three Valentine’s Day-themed cocktails with some of the best bartenders in the biz. 


Wine and Wax Candle Making (2/11) - candle making for couples or friends. Supplies and 12 oz luxury candle vessel included. BYOB 

Sweets for My Sweet Cookie Decorating Class at Westside Brewing (2/9) - Get the scoop on royal icing and decorating sugar cookies. Supplies are included and kids 12+ are welcome. 

Loving Connection Partner Yoga (2/12) - This Guided practice promotes teamwork, communication, and trust with each other. 

If you’re looking for the perfect restaurant to celebrate Valentine’s Day around the Cincy Region, check out this list of romantic and fine dining restaurants in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.