Happy Valentine's Day!

If you want to make your partner's day a little more special, here are a few activities that you can do with them.

From expensive to inexpensive, there is something for everyone.

5 Grand Rapids' Valentine's Day Ideas Will Make Your Partner Love You Even More

1. All-Inclusive Wine Tour

While this is a more expensive option, the Raise A Glass wine tour is worth it.

The tour includes roughly 4 hours of delicious wine and food tastings, sightseeing and transportation.

Plus, you get to support a few Black-owned businesses during Black History Month.

  • Forty Pearl,
  • 40 Acres,
  • Bistro Bella Vida,
  • Brass Ring Brewing,
  • GR Noir,
  • House Of Wine

It is $299 per person. If you want to book, you can check it out here.

2. Choose Your Own Valentine's Day Adventure

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This fun experience happens at The Grand Celebration Center on Valentine's Day.

You and your partner can take a dance class, open dance, with food and drink.

It is $25 per person and you need to make a reservation. You can get more information here.

3. Love On Ice at Rosa Parks Circle

If you are looking for a fun (chilly) activity to do on Valentine's Day with your partner, head over to Rosa Parks Circle.

Love on Ice is offering a 2-for-1 skating experience and an ice wall so you can carve your and your partner's initials.

"Bundle up, we've got your date night plans covered! Enjoy 2-for-1 ice skating with your special person on Valentine’s Day! Plus: Get your initials carved onto our love-themed ice wall and don't forget to strike a pose for a FREE professional photo opportunity."


  • 11:00 AM: Skating Opens
  • 6:00 PM: Ice wall opens for carving and professional photo ops.
  • 8:30 PM: Skating closes
  • 9:00 PM: Event Ends

Shoutout to World of Winter for this cute ice skating experience!

4. Murder Mystery Valentine's Date

This one is right up my alley for Valentine's Day.

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Saugatuck Brewing Co. / Creston Taproom is hosting a Wedding Murder Mystery Dinner.

Trade clues together to help this mysterious couple find out whodunnit so they can say I do before the wedding hour.

"The bride and groom aren’t picky, so you can wear just about whatever you’d like. In fact, we encourage you to wear your own wedding dress or the most ridiculous wedding attire you can come up with. It’ll make their special day that much more special, so long as they actually get the chance to walk down the aisle!"



  • Chicken Marsala
  • Mixed Greens Salad
  • Baguette with Herbed Butter
  • Roasted Cauliflower
  • Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
  • Pasta Salad

You can get more details here.

5. Valentine's Date Lover's Moon Watercolor Class

For $35 per person, you and your partner can experience a watercolor class for Vday. Thankfully, you do not have to have artistic experience to have a great time.

"No artistic experience required!! Come relax and let the experienced Artists take you step by step through the painting. Some Non-alcoholic drinks and light snacks available for purchase at the venue. You can bring something to drink if you would like."

You will need 6 people for the class so it can be a triple date!

You can check here for more details.

Honorable Mention For Galentine's Day

For all of the ladies who can buy flowers for themselves and want to treat themselves on VDay, this is up your alley.


A floral design class is happening at Spruced Studio on February 16th.

"Grab your best GALentine’s for this fun event at Spruced Studio! You will be wooed with wine, chocolates and all the supplies on hand for you create an absolutely stunning dozen-roses bouquet (we will have a variety of colors, not just red)!  And the best part is, this is a wood flower bouquet, so it will last forever (unlike your last boyfriend)."

You have to sign up today!

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Gallery Credit: Bill Trotta