5 Sweet Ways to Spend V-Day This Weekend

5 Sweet Ways to Spend V-Day This Weekend

   Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, and will be here faster than you can say “half-priced candy on February 15.” Haven’t planned anything special for your sweetheart yet? Want to impress that special someone you’ve had your eye on but don’t know where to take him/her? Looking to celebrate being “single and ready to mingle” with your closest friends? You’ve come to the right place.

    The City of Brotherly Love offers plenty of unique experiences to share with your significant other, between shows, brunches, dinner specials and art exhibits; you can help make this V-Day one to remember.

$28 All-You-Can-Eat Tapas at Cuba Libre

Start St. Valentine’s Day off right with a filling brunch, including Latin breakfast breads, tropical chips and dip, one-eyed ropa vieja hash, pork fried rice con huevos, and so much more. If you’re over 21, you can also enjoy $5 mimosas, sangria, and caipirinhas!

Where?: Cuba Libre

When?: 2/13-2/15

How Much?: $28 a person


One Liberty Observation Deck

Looking for the perfect romantic view? Visit this perfect “Instagram-worthy” hotspot to give your valentine a bird’s eye perspective of the city, with 360-degree views at 883 feet above street level. Before heading home, don’t forget to snap a selfie with your date at LOVE Park!

Where?: Shops at Liberty Place

When?: Anytime

How Much?: $19 for adults


Whispering Benches

Sitting across from the Smith Memorial, commemorating Pennsylvania’s military heroes of the Civil War, rests the Whispering Benches. The benches got their name because a whisper heard in one end of the wall can be heard at the other. This spot is ideal for anyone looking to have a romantic conversation, a first kiss, or just a relaxing afternoon.


Where?: Fairmount Park

When?: Anytime

How Much?: Free


The Dances of Love

Want to see if you and your significant other have what it takes to be the next “Dancing with the Stars” champions? Dust off your dancing shoes and spice up your Valentine’s Day with either Tango or Rumba.


Where?: Society Hill Dance

When?: 2/14

How Much?: $40 a couple


Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Twisted Tail

Don’t get it “twisted,” this is a deal you don’t wanna pass up. Enjoy an evening filled with that special someone, Southern hospitality, quality jazz music, and good eats. For just $65, you can indulge in four courses of modern, American cooking.

Where?: The Twisted Tail


How Much?: $65 a person for four courses