Top Valentine’s Day Events: Sweetheart Skate, Valentine and Vinegar Art Show, ESPO Printmaking Popup & More!

Some of the most interesting things happening in Philly from Friday, February 8 to Thursday, February 14. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Valentine and Vinegar Art Show

Friday, February 8th

7 – 10 pm

The Covent Philly

1648 E Berks St.

Cost: Pay-as-you-go  

Valentine’s Day, either you love it or you hate it. Come out to the Valentine and Vinegar Art Show which will have something for both the lovers and the haters. Check out work from the artists Bronwyn Lorelei and Amberella, and pick up a gift for someone special or treat yo’ self!


Sweets and Stouts

Saturday, February 9th

2 – 6 pm

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Cost: Free

Have a sweet tooth and love stouts? Come out to the RiverRink for a FREE snack sampling and sip stouts from Conshohocken Brewing Company, Fordham and Dominion Brewing, Twin Lakes Brewing Company, and Troegs Brewing Company. As if there wasn’t enough chocolate involved already, there will also be screenings of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).


Til’ Death Do Us Part: The Love Stories of Laurel Hill

Sunday, February 10th

11 am  

3822 Ridge Ave.

Cost: $20

Celebrate the spirit of Valentine’s Day with your better half in one of Philadelphia’s most romantic and mysterious locations. Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Love Stories wintertime walking tour was inspired by the little-known story of a little-known woman whose heart – and only her heart – now lies buried beneath the cemetery. After the tour enjoy some wine and hors d’oeuvres.  


Steve “ESPO” Powers Valentines’s Day Print-Making Event

Thursday, February 14th

11 am – 3 pm

Suburban Station

Cost: Free  

Meet the muralist behind Love Letter and make a free Valentine’s Day gift for someone special or for yourself! Bring a garment to get printed for free while you wait, or buy an already-printed garment.


Sweetheart Skate

Thursday, February 14th

7 – 11 pm

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Cost: $25

Come out to the RiverRink for an all-inclusive date night. Your tickets to the Sweetheart Skate includes everything you need for ice skating, along with flowers, chocolates, and a keepsake photo!