Whether you're looking to spark a relationship, take things to the next level, celebrate your love, or finish that gallon of ice cream before your hot tears dissolve all the chocolate chips, there's pressure to make Valentine's Day something special.
Not only will Chicago's world-class comedy scene show off your artsy insight, laughter is one of the best aphrodisiacs. So mark your calendar for one of these comedy shows this February 14.
Check Out Second City's Package
Second City boasts one of the most popular date locations in Chicago year-round, so when Valentine's Day comes around, you can be sure the tickets start flying. Besides the aforementioned aphrodisiac effects of laughter, Second City's 53 year history of all-star talent shows your date that you're in touch with smart culture. This year, Second City is rolling out three Valentine's Day food and drink packages to cover the full spectrum of nights out:
2 Splits of Champagne and 2 slices of Eli's Cheesecake $22.99
A Good Laugh
12" Pizza and Pitcher of Beer $33.99
To Forget This Holiday Exists
Sampler plate featuring a selection of finger foods and a Bucket of Beer $27.99
iO's Virgin Daiquiri Valentine
iO's hit female musical improv ensemble, Virgin Daiquiri is hosting an open bar Valentine's Day party complete with personalized songs for your date and a dance party. The Virgins recently had two cast member, Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong, plucked for SNL and the ones who remain in Chicago are equally worthy.
The first two hours feature the original trivia game, "The Rabbit Hole" where teams (couples and singles alike) put their wits against questions about love and romance.
Once the trivia kings are crowned, the music will get boosted for a dance party in the Cabaret Theatre.
If you want a more personalized experience, The Virgin Daiquiri performers will write a song for your valentine to be left on her phone or sung live at the event for an additional charge.
Check out the event details at iO Chicago.
At Zanies, Stand-Up for Love
Comedian Heather McDonald drops by Zanies for two shows on Valentine's Day. Beside performing stand-up, Heather writes and produces for "Chelsea Lately" and performs live with Chelsea Handler at top venues around the country. Check her out on WGN from before her last stop in Chicago.
Get show info at Zanies.
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