By Mik Hyldebrandt
Sure, Vday can be oh so challenging – but we’ll help you do things right! Whether you’re spending it with your one and only or going it alone, this event lineup might even have you enjoy cupid’s lovefest after all!
Love on the Brain
Fernbank’s After Dark event series gives you Love on the Brain which lets you discover and learn how biology influences your relationships and emotions. A Valentine’s Day-inspired evening at the beautiful museum. Fernbankmuseum.org
February 9 at the Fernbank Museum
Sips Under the Sea: Cupid’s Crush
The Georgia Aquarium has been transformed into a romantic venue where you kiss surrounded by whales and manta rays. The romantic extravaganza will also feature romantic tunes, sweet cocktails, and delicious small plates. Georgiaaquarium.org.
February 9 at the Georgia Aquarium
Valentine’s in the Garden
This is a crowd pleaser because it is so damn romantic! Experience the beautiful botanical gardens transformed into a romantic haven for you and your boo. Make sure you get your tickets in advance though! Atlantabg.org.
February 10 at the Botanical Gardens
Our Founding Valentine’s
Atlanta Pride Committee and Touching Up Our Roots presents a night of celebrating LGBTQ pioneers from 2000-2010.
February 13 at the Out Front Theatre Company
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Why not take in the beauty and sensuality of the world-renowned dancers with your special someone as the famous dance company gives you an array of their best pieces. Foxtheatre.org
February 14-18 at the Fox Theatre
Love on the Rocks
Joining Hearts annual fundraising Valentine’s cocktail party is the perfect way to show your love on so many levels. Tickets and info at joininghearts.org.
February 18 at the Wimbish House
The First Wives Club at the Plaza
WUSSY returns with their monthly campy feature fantastico, which this time is a Valentine’s special screening of the 1996 classic The First Wives Club!
February 14 at the Plaza Theatre
In need of a proper antidote to Vday? Mary’s has got you covered with a drag queen event that will surely kill any kind of romance.
February 15 at Mary’s