Spice Up Your Valentine’s Date Night with these Events

Spice Up Your Valentine’s Date Night with these Events

Cupid’s arrows don’t always land where they’re supposed to, and candy and flowers can only take you so far. The real way to your special someone’s heart this Valentine’s Day weekend? Sharing an unforgettable live experience that you’ll both look back on for years to come.

To help you plan for the big day we’ve rounded up a bouquet of romantic events that say “be mine” with an extra dose of style and flair. From heart-melting crooners like Barry Manilow and nostalgic favorites like Diana Ross to beloved Broadway theater classics and hilarious stand-up comedians (laughter is an aphrodisiac), here are our picks for the most romantic Valentine’s Day weekend events across the country.

Scroll down to see things to do in a city near you from the Valentine’s Day weekend event guide. Here’s to love!

Chicago & Northern Illinois Events

Barry Manilow
United Center, Chicago, IL Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

Fleetwood Mac: On With The Show
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

West Side Story
Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:30 PM

The Standing Ovation Tour: Sommore & More
Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, IL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:30 PM

Detroit Events

Once – a New Musical
Fisher Theatre, Detroit, MI
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:00 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM or Sun, Feb 15, 2015 01:00 PM

Chris Brown with Trey Songz featuring Tyga: Between the Sheets Tour
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 07:30 PM

Love & Soul Tour
Music Hall Center, Detroit, MI
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Jacksonville Events

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Florida Theatre Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Diana Ross
Florida Theatre Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Harry Connick, Jr.
Times Union Ctr Perf Arts Moran Theater, Jacksonville, FL
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 07:00 PM

Las Vegas Events

Cirque Du Soleil: Zarkana
ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Cirque du Soleil: KA
KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Cirque du Soleil: The Beatles LOVE
Love Theatre at The Mirage Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 09:30 PM

Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages Theatre at the Venetian Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 08:00 PM

Los Angeles Events

Brian McKnight
City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Wicked
Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Miami Area Events

Andrea Bocelli
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, FL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Jessie J Plus Special Guest
The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, FL
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 08:00 PM

N. California / N. Nevada Events

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

San Jose Sharks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 05:00 PM

New England Events

Craig Ferguson
Wilbur Theatre at Boston, MA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Monster Jam
DCU Center at Worcester, MA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

An Evening Of Love
The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM
Details: Ginuwine, After 7, Jon B., Silk, RL

Motown the Musical (Touring)
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Blue Man Group At the Charles Playhouse
Charles Playhouse, Boston, MA
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 02:00 PM

New Orleans Events

Tyrese
Baton Rouge River Center Arena, Baton Rouge, LA
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 07:00 PM

The Very Best of Celtic Thunder
Riverdome at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel – Bossier City, Bossier City, LA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Trace Adkins
Cypress Bayou Casino, Charenton, LA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Better Than Ezra
House of Blues New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 09:00 PM

New York/Tri-State Area Events

Wicked (NY)
Gershwin Theatre, New York, NY
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:00 PM

If/Then
Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York, NY
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:00 PM

The 70’s Soul Jam Valentines Concert
Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 03:00 PM

Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic
Gramercy Theatre, New York, NY
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Marc Anthony
Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Kathy Griffin
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, NY
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Orlando Area Events

Cirque Du Soleil: La Nouba
Cirque Du Soleil At Downtown Disney, Orlando, FL
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 09:00 PM

Guster
House of Blues Orlando, Orlando, FL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Frankie Avalon
The Peabody Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach, FL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

Philadelphia Area Events

Marc Anthony – Cambio De Piel Tour 2015
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds
Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Power 99 Presents 50 Cent
The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:30 PM

Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens – The World Tour
The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

Lisa Lampanelli
Sands Bethlehem Event Center , Bethlehem, PA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Phoenix & Tucson, Arizona
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Tucson Music Hall, Tucson, AZ
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Gabriel Iglesias Unity Through Laughter
US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

Nashville Events


Tedeschi Trucks Band

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 07:30 PM

Rick Springfield
Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville, TN
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

Asheville Symphony: Denk Plays Asheville – Jeremy Denk, Piano
U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, Asheville, NC
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

San Diego Events

Gladys Knight
Harrah’s Resort SoCal – The Events Center, Valley Center, CA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

San Diego Opera Presents Don Giovanni
San Diego Civic Theatre, San Diego, CA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:00 PM

West Side Story
Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Tampa Area Events

Yonder Mountain String Band
Jannus Live, St Petersburg, FL
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 06:30 PM

Jason Mraz
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Texas Events

David Sanborn
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, San Antonio, TX
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 08:00 PM

Rain: a Tribute To the Beatles (Touring)
Majestic Theatre San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:00 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM or Sun, Feb 15, 2015 02:00 PM

Gary Allen
Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville, OK
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Love And Laughter Valentine’s Day Show: Fantasia And Rickey Smiley
Music Hall At Fair Park, Dallas, TX
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Washington DC and Maryland Events

Sam Hunt
The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring, MD
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 08:00 PM

The Widow Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre
Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 07:30 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:00 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:30 PM

Valentine’s Weekend with Ms. Lauryn Hill
Howard Theatre, Washington, DC
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 09:00 PM or Sat, Feb 14, 2015 09:00 PM

National Aquarium In Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 or Sun Feb 15, 2015