Top 10 Valentine’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we have compiled a list of fun and romantic ideas for you to treat your special Valentine this holiday.

From tastings to tours, and everything in between, we have you covered with our list of 2017’s Top 10 Valentine’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta:

  1. Andrea Bocelli Featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    Tuesday | February 14th, 2017 | 8:00 p.m.
    Enjoy an evening with the romantic vocals of Andrea Bocelli as he joins the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a performance your Valentine will never forget!
  2. Valentine’s Night at the Center For Puppetry Arts
    Saturday | February 11th, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.
    Take a romantically-themed guided tour of puppet couples throughout history in the museum exhibits, share beer and wine from a cash bar, and enjoy other fun puppet-themed activities throughout the evening.
  3. Skyview Ferris Wheel
    What’s more romantic than spending the evening overlooking the Atlanta skyline, almost 20 stories high, cozied up to that special someone.  The SkyView Ferris Wheel effortlessly floats above all the hustle and bustle of the city and is a great way to celebrate.
  4. Kiss For a Cause
    Cozy up to some of your favorite Atlanta celebrities for a great cause! All-star participants will line up at the Kissing Booth which will double as a Photo Booth. Pictures with your favorite Atlanta celebrity can be texted immediately to your phone, so remember to share your snaps on social media using the tag #PCMKissForACause! 
  5. Love Stories of Oakland
    Saturday – Sunday| February 11th – 12th, 2017

    Recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past while enjoying more than 25 tour stops through Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian Garden. The tour also examines the symbolism of love and devotion found on monuments, headstones, and mausoleums throughout the grounds.
    Tours will be offered at 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
  6. Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
    With breathtaking views and carnival amusement, SkyLine Park is bringing old-timey fun back to the city of Atlanta! Treat your Valentine to delicious food, refreshing libations, and fun for fall ages.
  7. Valentines in the Garden
    Saturday | February 11th, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    The elegant evening will feature the exquisite Orchid Daze exhibit where you and your valentine can enjoy cocktails, desserts, and dancing. Enjoy live music as you stroll through the Gardens and tropical conservatories, sampling bites from Atlanta’s top chefs alongside handcrafted Valentines Day cocktails!
  8. Couples Cooking Classes
    Give the gift of love in the kitchen, and get hands-on this year with a couples cooking class! These fill up early so don’t wait. The Cooking School at Irwin Street has several classes all month long with a Couples Class on Saturday, February 11th. The Cooks Warehouse locations around Atlanta offer special wine, chocolate, and romance-themed classes throughout February!
  9. Cupid’s Undie Run
    Saturday | February 11th, 2017 | 12:00 p.m.
    The annual Cupid’s Undie Run puts the hilarity in charity! Join hundreds of half-naked runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Run in whatever clothing you’d like and join the party!
  10. Emory Big Band Night
    Saturday | February 11th, 2017 | 8:00 p.m.
    A perfect Saturday evening! The Gary Motley Trio performs alongside the Emory Big Band and the Emory University Symphony Orchestra Strings. The ticketed concert is free to attend.