From classic Valentine’s Day traditions like chocolate, to more original activities like taking a glass-blowing class with your partner—here are our recommendations for a memorable Valentine’s Day in Boston.

Ice Skating

If you and your partner love the outdoors, spend your Valentine’s Day date at the Frog Pond ice skating rink on the Boston Common. Surrounded by lighted trees and the beautiful park, the rink is the perfect date spot. Afterwards, you can stroll around the Commons and keep warm with some hot cocoa from the Thinking Cup, which is down the street from the rink.

Frog Pond. 38 Beacon St, Boston, MA. (617) 635-2120

Speed Dating

If you’re single, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the day of love too. Head to the elegant Towne Stove and Spirits for a classy speed dating event on Valentine’s Day, put on by Relish Dating. Ages: 24-39. 8:00 pm.

Towne Stove and Spirits. 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. (617) 247-0400

Valentine’s Day Truffle Experience with Taza Chocolate

Hosted by the Taza pop-up at the Boston Public Market, the Truffle Experience is the perfect way to celebrate the sweetness of love. You’ll learn how to make delicious chocolate truffles from a rich ganache and create a dozen treats with five different flavor toppings. Bonus: The class also includes a wine and chocolate pairing.

Boston Public Market. 100 Hanover Street, Boston, MA. (617) 973-4909

Comedy Show

Laugh with your partner about the rollercoaster of being in love at Improv Boston’s Valentine’s Day show. The evening will feature some of the city’s greatest comedic talent. Enjoy an evening laughing with your favorite person.

ImprovBoston. 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA. (617) 576-1253

Glass Blowing Class

Commemorate your love by creating your very own glass work of art at the Diablo Glass School. You’ll learn the techniques of glass blowing and create glass flowers and hearts. The class includes a glass blowing demonstration, as well as wine and cheese.

Diablo Glass School. 123 Terrace St, Boston, MA. (617) 427-8296

Date Ideas For Valentine’s In Boston
Your guide to a fun-filled night celebrating you and your partner.