Spend a romantic Valentine’s Day in Cleveland at these outstanding date spotsMichelle McQuade | February 11, 2020
Looking for Valentine’s Day date ideas that will leave a lasting impression on your special someone? Here are 11 great ones that you can easily find in The Forest City:
- Marble Room
623 Euclid Avenue
Experience fine dining like never before at Marble Room. This opulent steak restaurant and raw bar occupies a repurposed, century-old bank building, retaining several of its distinctive antique features. The elegant ambience throughout the place always sets the perfect mood for a romantic night out.
- Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery
1947 West 25th Street
Elevate your appreciation for poetry and literature with a few glasses of excellent beer. Both renowned and up-and-coming authors take the stage to entertain guests, while host Market Garden Brewery serves a selection of inventive craft beers along with a classic American menu.
- Brite Winter Festival
West Bank of The Flats, Cleveland
It doesn’t matter if it gets chilly outside, the energy of the live performances from this outdoor music festival is sure to radiate through the vibrant crowd. The event is free of charge, too!
- Cleveland Cinematheque at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Bring your date to a movie night that’s a little more sophisticated than usual. Part of the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cinematheque shines the spotlight on foreign and independent films. There’s no place like it to discover your new favorite movie together.
- Cleveland Cultural Gardens
750 East 88th Street
Surround yourself with nature’s unparalleled beauty and serenity. Featuring more than 30 themed gardens showcasing vibrant flora from all over the world, this Cleveland destination deserves a visit no matter the occasion.
Market Avenue Wine Bar, 2521 Market Avenue
Experience Cleveland’s Rock and Roll legacy to the full with retro sounds piping in from the in-house jukebox. Want to impress your significant other? Come on a Tuesday to play favorites from your own vinyl collection. You can also win your date concert tickets from Jukebox’s Wednesday trivia nights.
- Kitchen 216
2800 Euclid Avenue
Fancy spending your Valentine’s date at a cooking class? Here’s where to do it. This incubator for local food businesses has the secret recipe for a lasting relationship – a shared love for food!
- Mahall’s 20 Lanes
13200 Madison Avenue
Combining bowling alley and music hall, Mahall’s offers the right vibe for a memorable date night. Come for the live concerts, stand-up comedy acts, or salsa nights. Then hang around a bit longer for a few games of bowling on beautifully preserved circa-1920s bowling lanes.
- Tabletop Board Game Café
1810 West 25th Street
Party games are always a fun and exciting way to get to know your loved ones better. With more than 1,000 different tabletop games to choose from, your date here will treat your competitive fire, while also strengthening your bond with your partner.
- Whiskey Island
Whiskey Island, Cleveland
From enjoying a hearty meal al fresco on the outdoor patio of the Whiskey Island Still & Eatery, to hopping aboard for a sunset cruise on Lake Erie, this lakefront park has all the ingredients for a day-long date to remember.
- 78th Street Studios
1300 West 78th Street
More than 100 years ago, the site was an automobile factory. Today, it’s a vibrant maze of contemporary art. Schedule your date on the third Friday of the month, so you can catch the complex-wide open house from the 60+ establishments based here.
Love is worth celebrating any time of year when you’re in Cleveland. Want to learn more? Reach out to me, your trusty Cleveland real estate expert, Michelle McQuade. Let’s chat over the phone at 440.823.2449 or email me your inquiries at MichelleMcQuade(at)HowardHanna(dotted)com.