Valentine’s Day Top Picks

Written By: Chellz

Sooooo Valentine’s Day gets observed in a week and you need some ideas on what to do.   Whether you’re in a relationship, “single and lovin it” or “It’s complicated” there are plenty of options for everyone in Chicago.



Grab heart shaped pizzas at

Baccino’s of Lincoln Park

Lou Malnati’s

Piece Pizza

Armand’s Pizza

…..More heart shaped food at



Happy Hour Make Overs at the Godfrey

Where:  Godfrey Hotel

When: Feb 12th           5:00pm – 9:00pm

Complimentary make overs and mini facials provided by Dior.  Plus Happy Hour specials to toast the Valentine’s Day weekend.


Lovers and Haters Bar Crawl

Where: Lincoln Park, N Lincoln Ave and W Belden Ave
When: Feb 13th           1:00pm – 6:00pm
Lovers or Haters is Valentine’s Day themed bar crawl set in the heart of Lincoln Park on N Lincoln Ave and W Belden Ave. This bar crawl will feature Valentine’s Day drink specials crafted by Fireball & Dr. Mcgillicuddy’s. This is an event where lovers and haters of the holiday unite to celebrate with friends and lovers alike! Grab tickets at



Dancing at the Pier

Where: Navy Pier’s Crystal Gardens, 600 E Grand, 2nd Floor

When: Feb 14th           12:00pm – 4:00pm

Want to go out dancing without breaking the bank? The Crystal Gardens will host a Black History Month exhibit throughout February. Stop by on Valentine’s Day to check out the Surround Sound Exhibit and dance your heart out.



Flowers for Free

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave.

When: Feb 14th           9:00am – 5:00pm

Bring your bae and enjoy the flowers for free on Valentine’s Day. The conservatory also has a special light display called “solarise,” meaning this date will be extra special. “solarise” will be on display from this year’s autumnal equinox, Sept. 23, until next year’s autumnal equinox, Sept. 22, 2016.



Von Gogh’s Bedrooms Exhibit

Where: Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan

When: Feb 14th – May 10th

Cost $15 (Sorry IL residents.  “Free days” don’t apply to this exhibit.)



Chicago Auto Show

Where: McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S Lake Shore Dr
When:  Feb 13th – Feb 21st

9:00am – 10:00pm on Feb 13th – Feb 20th, 9:00am – 8:00pm on Feb 21
If your loved one loves automobiles, or if you are single and love learning about the latest and greatest in the industry, then the Chicago Auto Show is the perfect activity for your Valentine’s Day weekend! You can see new models unveiled, several production models for 2016, and some innovative concept cars. Tickets available at

Save money and grab a groupon


If you’re still in a loving mood after the weekend…

Motown on Mondays

Where: Untitled, 111 W. Kinzie St.

When: 6:00pm – 9pm

Hear DJ John Simmons spin and get your boogie on.