Downtown Indy has so many ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, or your whole family.
There are really lots of options from live music to dancing to going out to dinner there are tons of things to do downtown this weekend.” Amanda Dorman, Dowtown Indy
Dome Downtown Indy recommendations:
Casablanca: Film and Live Orchestra performed at the Hilbert Circle Theatre
Feb. 13 – 15
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform the film’s score while the film plays on the big screen above the stage.www.downtownindy.org/events/1016/casablanca-film-and-live-orchestra
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody on stage at Old National Centre
Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 1 & 8 p.m.
This show brings to life the best-selling book (and soon-to-be movie).www.downtownindy.org/events/819/spank-the-fifty-shades-parody
The Mind Tripping Show at The Hilton
Feb. 13 at 8:30 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 5 & 8:30 p.m.
The Mind Tripping Show is a comedy with a psychology twist. You will laugh as much as you will be amazed. This show is perfect for families (teenagers and older) or date night. Make an entire night of it and dine at 120 West Bar & Grill or McCormick and Schmick’s, both at The Hilton, before or after the show. Check The Mind Tripping Show website for special restaurant offers.www.downtownindy.org/events/761/mind-tripping-show
12th annual Indiana Art Fair at the Indiana State Museum
Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Indiana Art Fair showcases an array of art made in Indiana. Browse contemporary and traditional art, wearable and functional art and pieces for your home including ceramics, watercolor paintings, fabric mosaics and more. Come for the Indiana Art Fair Preview Night on Feb. 13 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. and meet the artist while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and beverages.http://indianamuseum.org/events/details/id/1617
An Affair to Remember at the Indianapolis Museum of Art – Toby
Feb. 13 at 8 p.m.
Watch a pre-Valentine’s Day screening of the iconic love story An Affair to Remember, part of the Winter Nights Film Series. Get in a romantic mood and participate in a love letter workshop before the film. While you’re there, explore Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens, the 26-acre estate that is just as beautiful in the winter, and snap a photo in front of the LOVE sculpture. Browse Georgia O’Keefe and the Southwestern Still Life before it closes Feb. 15.www.downtownindy.org/events/681/an-affair-to-remember
Valentine’s Day Cabaret at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio
Feb. 13 at 9:30 & 11 a.m., Feb. 14 at 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m., Feb. 15 at 1 & 3 p.m.
Bring the younger ones to Valentine’s Day Cabaret. Marionettes include magical music boxes, a dancing ostrich butterflies and more. An optional post-show workshop is available for purchase. Tickets are $13 and FREE for children under two and include a sweet treat and a drink.www.downtownindy.org/events/1049/valentines-day-cabaret
Weber Grill is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu Feb. 13 – 15. The meal includes a choice of Atlantic salmon, surf and turf or New York strip plus chocolate dipped strawberries and a strawberry martini. Make your night out extra special by adding red roses to your table for $30 (put in your request when making reservations).www.webergrillrestaurant.com/menus/?dinner&mcid=0&scid=2&id=64
There’s not much better in life than wine and chocolate. Start your Valentine’s Day weekend with a wine tour and tasting at Easley Winery. Valentine’s Day tours begin at noon and cost $5. While you’re there, grab a bottle of Sweet Tulip Moscato to-go – it will be on special for $8 a bottle.www.easleywinery.com
Give your partner the best chocolate in town. Score big points with a heart box filled with sea salt caramels or your choice of assorted truffles from The Best Chocolate in Town.www.bestchocolateintown.com