Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Genesee County
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you are still trying to figure out what to do we have a few ideas for you.
1. Go ice skating at U of M Flint
U of M Flint has a community open skate from December through March 26th, weather permitting. Their regular hours are Saturdays and Sundays noon to 4pm, Wednesdays 6pm to 9pm, and Fridays 5pm to 8pm. Skating is free, but you can rent skates inside the University Pavilion for $3.
2. See Cinderella at the Whiting
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Valentine’s Day is the first showing of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Whiting. You can purchase tickets here.
3. Take in the Titanic exhibit with the Endearing Love Dinner at Sloan Museum
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is at Sloan Museum until May, but on Monday, February 13th you can enjoy the Enduring Love Dinner. This special event inculudes a three course meal and you can learn about the love story between Isidor and Ida Straus, founders of Macy’s who were on the ship. Get tickets for the Enduring Love Dinner here. If you want to check out Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, get those tickets here.
4. Fall in Love with Coffee at Cafe Rhema in Flint
If you love coffee, take your special someone to Cafe Rhema after dinner to learn about the art of coffee. Tickets are $18 and include six coffee samples, desserts, and live music. Get tickets here.
5. Go out to dinner
Downtown Flint and Genesee County is home to so many amazing restaurants. You can’t go wrong, as long as you make reservations. No one wants to wait for dinner on Valentine’s Day.
6. BONUS IDEA – Love Gone Wild at the Detroit Zoo
I know this one isn’t in Genesee County, but if you are looking for something totally unique and different to do with your loved one, this could be it. Love Gone Wild at the Detroit Zoo is the place you can learn how animals do the “wild thing”. The evening includes Hors d’oeuvres and drinks and includes an intimate and revealing look into the “dating” and mating escapades of the animals at the zoo. Tickets are $40, you can get them here.