Since it might've been sometime since your last date night/fun night out, you might want to check out this list of fun, unique options around the Philadelphia area. Don't have a date, no problem, get your besties together because there's something here for everyone from ax throwing to a candle-lit diner in a romantic wine cellar. But you'll wanna hurray, because spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out!



Back to the Future Theme 
Night and Beer Release
Saturday, February 13, 2021, 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA
No charge, food/drink pay as you go.
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/

The power of love is a curious thing. Make a one man weep, make another man sing. Change a hawk to a little white dove. More than a feeling, that's the power of love. Evil Genius Beer Company time travels with a special Back to the Future theme night and special beer release for “Marty, whatever happens, don’t ever go to 2020.” Four Humors Distilling will present a Cafe 80’s Speakeasy-themed vending area that would make a modern-day Marty McFly and Jennifer Jane Parker proud. Kick back (to the future) in the Evil Genius Beer Garden with food truck specials, drink specials and futuristic fun. Plus be on the lookout for staff dressed ready to impress plus nostalgic decorations and surprises. Live music will be provided by Tom Curtis from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. - Dress in your best 80s gear - enter to win a prize. Reservations aren’t required but are highly suggested. Wear your mask, plan to social distance, and get ready to step back in time.

“'Marty, whatever happens, don't ever go to 2020” is a Hazy Pale Ale 5.5% ABV brewed with barley and wheat and dry-hopped with Citra and Simcoe. This new beer is here to remind you that you made it through 2020 and you should never go back. Ever!



Love Notes: Opera Never Tasted So Good
Pistolas del Sur, 1934 East Passyunk Avenue
Sancho Pistola’s, 19 W. Girard Avenue
Jose Pistola’s, 263 S. 15th Street
https://www.pistolaslife.com/
Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, 2021
Starting 7:30pm on Friday - and available all weekend
Dinner for two and concert $75 per couple, dinner, drinks and concert $95

East Passyunk Opera Project (ePOP) teams up with Pistola’s del Sur, Sancho Pistola’s and Jose Pistola’s for Love Notes, a special three course dinner and virtual concert taking place over Valentine’s Day Weekend. The dinner and concert, presented by RE/MAX One Realty - The Capri Dessecker Team, will feature performances by Philadelphia-based opera singers Ashley Marie Robillard, soprano, and Joshua Blue, tenor. The real-life couple will perform safely from their home in South Philly. The duo will be accompanied by pianist Aurelien Eulert. In addition, several prominent opera singers will make guest appearances throughout the concert: Anthony Roth Costanzo, Sandra Piques Eddy, Joélle Harvey and her husband Alex Fletcher, Zachary James, and Will Liverman, all of whom have sung leading roles at The Metropolitan Opera and a host of other distinguished opera and concert venues throughout the world. Opera never tasted so delicious as Pistola’s Executive Chef Adan Trinidad created a special three-course dinner to pair with the concert. Love Notes runs Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th. Food is available for pick-up or delivery. The virtual concert premieres on Friday night at 7:30pm and the link is live for ticket holders all weekend long. Tickets are $75 which includes three-course dinner for two and performance, or $95 for the three-course dinner for two, drink pairing for two and performance. Tickets are on sale now at www.pistolaslife.com.


Tuscan Wine Cellar Exclusive Experience
Caffe Aldo Lamberti
2011 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002
Caffelamberti.com
(856) 663-1747
Open all weekend regular hours for Valentine’s dining with specials!

Looking for something special and unique this Valentine's Weekend? For the first time ever, Caffe Aldo Lamberti is opening up their Tuscan Wine Cellar for an exclusive Valentine’s dinner and wine experience for two. The entire wine cellar, normally reserved for group events, can now be yours for you and your sweetheart to enjoy exclusively and privately complete with candlelight and rose petals. Enjoy the finest wines, signature seafood and pastas, Valentine’s specials and decadent desserts - all while the staff cater to your every need.

This special wine cellar experience has a 2.5 hour maximum time per reservation. A very select number of reservations are available for Valentine’s Weekend - as only one party is allowed in the wine cellar at a time. If you would like to enjoy Valentine’s Day with your family or another couple, additional chairs can be added (per state/local guidelines). This exclusive experience can be booked with a room fee of $200, plus food and drink. Call 856-663-1747 to reserve today.

For those not indoor dining, enjoy the Caffe Aldo Lamberti Sweetheart Package for Two to Go for $125 per couple, including: Choice of Caesar or House Salad; Choice of Winter Caprese or Colossal Shrimp Cocktail; Choice of Chicken Lucia or Catch of the Day Barcelona; Choice of Tiramisu or White Chocolate Chip Cake; and Choice of Featured Red, White or Proscecco. Take-out and to-go only. $125 plus tax and gratuity. No substitutions. Available Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, 2021. Please pre-order by Saturday, February 13, 2021. Sweetheart special not available for third party delivery.  


Positano Coast
212 Walnut St {2nd floor}, Philadelphia
215.238.0499
Positanocoast.net

Make sure to look up at those famous open windows in Old City on Valentine’s Weekend as the expansive and sexy restaurant at Walnut and 2nd will be glowing from the inside.

Positano Coast in Old City has three special ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day/Weekend this year - including a special exclusive weekend-long candlelight event. Let the Lamberti family set the scene as they present a special dinner by candlelight for the entire weekend - where the lights will be turned off in multiple spaces and dining rooms throughout the spacious Old City staple. Let them set the mood and vibe as you enjoy a night with your date - while enjoying the warm glow of the candles throughout with your wine, cocktails, dinner and dessert.

For those looking to take-out and enjoy Valentine’s at home, Positano Coast will debut a special Sweetheart menu for Two - including Crab Tacos for two; Rigatoni for two; choice of Pork Chop Parmigiana or Grilled Salmon; Chocolate Delights for two; and a Bottle of Prosecco. Take-out and to-go only. $125 plus tax and gratuity. No substitutions. Available Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, 2021. Please pre-order by Saturday, February 13, 2021. Sweetheart special not available for third party delivery.  


Fire and Ice Valentine’s Food and Drink Experience
Concourse Dance Bar
Friday, February 12 to Saturday, February 13, 2021, 5:00pm to 9:30pm
1635, Back Entrance, Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
https://www.concoursedancebar.com/
(267) 534-4128  

The only thing colder than our ice-room is your ex’s heart. Enjoy a night of fun, safe, social distance entertainment with the best dance music in Philly as the background tunes! The only ice-room in Philly will offer a unique location for your next Instagram post. For a Valentine’s twist, the light room will offer a light show that to go with some of your favorite single anthems! Leave those boring nights sitting at home in 2020. Concourse Ice Bar’s Valentine’s Weekend experience is only $32.50 (plus tax and tip) per person. The cost includes entry, three drinks (including an amazing specialty cocktail menu), and three small plate pairings (pretzel bites, mini-cheesesteaks, and TastyKakes).


Maleek Jackson Fitness Boxing Gym
You’re a Knockout - Special Valentine’s Event
926 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123  
(267) 444-5833  
maleekjacksonfitness.com  

You’re a knockout! Bring your partner for a Valentine’s Day you won’t want to forget. After a year staying at home and eating take-out, enjoy something truly different and out of the box. Get out, get active and head to this Northern Liberties black-owned fitness center for a special class for $125.00 a pair with five class times to pick from from 9:00am to 1:00pm - only 20 slots are available to make this special and give each couple special attention. Email hello@maleekjacksonfitness.com to sign-up and for inquiries.


Hudson Table
1001 N 2nd St Unit 01, Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 982-2580
https://hudsontable.com/ (search under meal kits, and cooking classes)
Various dates see below

Cooking Class for Two - Forza Italia (hands-on)
Friday, February 12, 2021, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Enjoy the big, bold flavors of Italy in this class that will teach you how to braise, brown and bake. Learn some delicious Italian staples, like Saltimbocca and Bolognese, which you can call on time and time again. Chef Anne Strong presents Chicken Saltimbocca, Vegetarian Rigatoni Bolognese, Braised Green Beans, Crispy Potato Confit and Apple Crostada. Classes will be reduced capacity with all tables being 6' apart. All guests will be required to wear masks until ready for dining. If the weather permits, we will have tables outside for that portion of the evening. We are offering two options - buying 2 seats to join another party of 2 where you will cook together but dine separately with separate platters or option 2 which is buying out the entire table for up to 4 people. Please select your preference from the dropdown. $200-$380.

Couples Brunch for Two (hands-on)
Saturday, February 13, 2021, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Turn your weekend brunch into an interactive experience with someone special.  Our brunch class hits all the right notes with a savory duck confit with bitter greens, our decadent créme brûlée french toast, buttery popovers with compound butter, and your classic hash browns.  We'll demystify the poached egg and cover lots of technique.  Mimosas optional! Classes will be reduced capacity with all tables being 6' apart. All guests will be required to wear masks until ready for dining. If the weather permits, we will have tables outside for that portion of the evening. We are offering two options - buying 2 seats to join another party of 2 where you will cook together but dine separately with separate platters or option 2 which is buying out the entire table for up to 4 people. Please select your preference from the dropdown. $190-$360.

Couples Night Out: Steak Frites (hands-on)
Saturday, February 13, 2021, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Featured Chef:Benjamin Flesch

A classic French bistro affair. You'll cover the classics in this balanced meal while practicing a range of techniques.  Bon Vivant! Classes will be reduced capacity with all tables being 6' apart. All guests will be required to wear masks until ready for dining. If the weather permits, we will have tables outside for that portion of the evening. We are offering two options - buying 2 seats to join another party of 2 where you will cook together but dine separately with separate platters or option 2 which is buying out the entire table for up to 4 people. Please select your preference from the dropdown. Due to the current public health environment and COVID-19, mask wearing throughout the class will be strictly enforced. $200-360.

Valentine’s Day Four Course Plated Dinner
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Featured Chef:Benjamin Flesch

Join us for a night to remember in our open kitchen as Chef Flesch completes each dish for everyone to watch. All tables will be socially distant in our well ventilated kitchen space. Seating times will be limited to 1:45 to allow for our 2 seating times. There will also be limited counter seating available for an upcharge. Please reach out in advance for any dietary restrictions. **Price is per couple** Please note all guests will be temp checked upon entry. Any guests registering above 100.1 will be turned away. We ask that all guests follow mask guidelines when not seated at their tables by wearing their mask when standing for any reason. $230-240.

Menu:
Raw Oyster- pickled shallot, cucumber, tobiko
Shrimp and Sunchoke Bisque- sunchoke chip, sherry,”ceviche”
Roasted Beet Salad- pickled beets, grapefruit, radicchio, fennel vinaigrette
(Main Option 1) “Porchetta” - pork belly cassoulet, tomato, roasted garlic, parsley
(Main Option 2) Braised Chicken Leg
Chocolate/Cardamom Pot de Creme - whipped cream


Chocolate & Beer: A Valentine’s Event
Friday, February 12th, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30pm, via Zoom
Arch Street Meeting House
320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
https://www.historicasmh.org/events

Looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day and Meet Quaker History? Join Arch Street Meeting House for an extraordinary craft beer and Cadbury chocolate tasting on Friday, February 12th at 7pm!


Designed for two, enjoy a relaxing evening for you and your sweetheart as ASMH staff and volunteers create an amazing, personalized experience by hand-delivering your valentine’s treats the day before the event. Tickets include a variety of craft beer from Conshohocken Brewing Company, Duclaw Brewing Company, and Breckinridge Brewing Company, as well as candies from the delicious and Quaker-founded, Cadbury Chocolates. For an added bonus, VIP ticket holders will also receive additional chocolates from Shane Confectionery, America’s Oldest Continuously Operating Confectionary shop that’s located right here in historic Philadelphia! With this thoughtful gift, you and your loved one will be ready to go for a 30-minute hosted tasting, prior to a 45-minute presentation from Dr. Katherine Turner. $50 general admission, $60 VIP admission, priced for two people.

Please Note: This product contains alcohol and must be of the age of 21 or older to purchase a ticket. This product cannot be sold to anyone under the age of 21.

*Prior to purchasing a ticket please be aware that we are only able to deliver within the Philadelphia Metro area, including Philadelphia County, Lower Bucks, Montco, and Upper Delaware County. If you are outside of this delivery radius and interested in this event, you may arrange a pickup from Arch Street Meeting House.

*To ensure everyone’s health and safety, all Arch Street Meeting House staff and volunteers will be following strict health guidelines by wearing masks, gloves, and maintaining a social distance of at least six feet.


232 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
800-850-6756
https://www.kickaxe.com/philly

Sweet Axe Valentine’s Deal: For $159 you get a private range and bottle of champagne.


Tipsy History: A Love Story
Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://historicphiladelphia.org/

Love is in the air at the Betsy Ross House this Valentine’s Day weekend.  For the most unique date in town, grab your plus one and join Betsy, herself, for Tipsy History:  A Love Story Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14.

You’ll hear a love story for the ages when you meet a young Betsy Ross just after her elopement with husband John.  She faces the condemnation of her Quaker community for marrying outside her religion.  Will she choose faith and family or true love?

Then, couples will head into the House for a special love-themed tour and finally, a walk around the corner to Art in the Age to warm up with a delicious, handcrafted cocktail, featuring that most patriotic of ingredients in Betsy’s time … chocolate!

Tours, which run about 90 minutes, will be timed and tickets limited to allow for proper social distancing.  Masks are required.  Tipsy History:  A Love Story will run 5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 7:00pm on Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14.  Tickets are $25 per person and must be purchased in advance at historicphiladelphia.org.

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