This Valentine’s Day, all you need is love – Grand Rapids restaurants, attractions and hotels will take care of the rest. Surprise your sweetheart with a romantic date. Celebrate the bonds of family and friendship. Pamper yourself with an independent excursion. Grand Rapids makes it easy for everyone, on and around the holiday!
Head downtown for a bevy of date-friendly World of Winter events:
Relax at Rosa on ICE offers free ice skating, on-site food trucks, ice games and live music in the comfort of a warming tent. Noon-3pm Feb. 14.
Snowshoe at the Park is a free, snowshoe-provided event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. 6pm-8pm Feb. 14.
Love on ICE features 2-for-1 ice skating, free hot chocolate, free professional photos, and sweets and flowers for sale. 8pm-10pm Feb. 14.
Downtown Market Ice Bar: Tropical Chill serves up tropical cocktail deals, frozen tundra yard games and more. Feb. 14-16.
Silent Disco is a dance party with DJs, food trucks, ice beer pong and more. Feb. 15.
Valent-ICE showcases 50+ ice sculptures and includes walking and running tours, live ice carvings, ice skating giveaways and more. Feb. 15-17.
Gear up for the big day by learning to make Valentine’s Day Love Potions at the Downtown Market on Feb. 10. On Feb. 14, the Market offers a hands-on ravioli-cooking class: That’s Amore: A Romantic Evening in Italy.
Celebrating early? Consider the Art, Love and Chocolate Tour at Grand Rapids Art Museum Feb. 9.
Are you in love with a beer lover? Download the Beer City Brewsader® app to start earning a free t-shirt by visiting select local breweries – including Founders Brewing Company, which is hosting Valentine’s Day Beer Dinner: Latin Inspiration on Feb. 14.