Valentine's Day

On the hunt for Valentine's Day plans that will make both your and yours fall deeper in love - with Chicago? Skip the dinner plans this year and check out one of these unique Valentine's Day activities that will have you both talking about this year's day of love for years to come. 

Set Sail Into the Sunset with Odyssey at Navy Pier

Odyssey Cruise Navy Pier

Nothing's more magnificent than a Valentine's Day Weekend celebration on the water aboard Chicago's Odyssey. Distinctive cuisine, upscale DJ entertainment, breathtaking views and of course - dancing "cheek to cheek." This is not your average Valentine's Day dinner reservation! Enjoy the Odyssey Valentine's Day Cruise on the evening of th 14th, or for brunch on Saturday February 15, and again that evening.

Dinner and a Movie at Eduardo Enoteca (1212 N. Dearborn St)

Break the mold of the traditional Valentine's Day celebration this year at intimate Italian wine bar Eduardo's Enoteca in the Gold Coast. On that fated Friday, February 14, enjoy a night of romantic cocktails, delectable dishes and a classic film: Woody Allen's 1979 romantic comedy, Manhattan, the story of a recently divorced New Yorker who searches for love in his best friend.  The movie will be shown three times throughout the night; 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 

Treat Yourself at Waldorf Astoria Chicago (11 E. Walnut St)

Waldorf Astoria

Diamonds more your style? Celebrate this Valentine's Day with a glimpse into the diamond collection at House of Harry Winston before your intimate dinner for an exclusive experience with one of the House's top sales executives. Still not enough? Book the Presidential Suite at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, 3,160 square feet adorned with dozens of roses, assorted chocolates, fresh strawberries and Champagne upon your return from your private dinner with Executive Chef. Wake up the next morning to a private breakfast prepared for two and a couple's massage. If that's not treating yourself, we are at a loss to tell you what is.

Take A Cooking Class at Give Me Some Sugar (2202 W. Belmont Ave)

Give Me Some Sugar Cooking Class

With Valentine's Cookie and Chocolate classes on Wednesday and Thursday right before the big day, learn the art of tempering chocolate in one of these hands on classes - you'll be a pro come Valentine's Day! Whether you're learning how to bake and frost the perfect cookie or how to create delicious hand-made candies, your sweet tooth will thank you, and so will your plus one.

Date Night Cooking Class: Chef's Table at Sur La Table

 Grab a light dinner, and stop by Sur La Table at 9 PM for a Date Night Cooking Class. You'll combine food and fun to celebrate the robust flavors of a restaurant-quality winter meal. Side by side with your date and other students, you'll learn simple yet impressive techniques behind a chef-inspired menu that really pushes the flavor envelope. You'll learn innovative ways to use seasonal ingredients and prepare uniquely delicious and high-end dishes you'll love to share.