7 Valentines Day date ideas to spice up your night

Millions of couples across the country will go out for a romantic evening on Valentines Day. For those that want a more memorable evening though, we have the perfect list of unique date ideas in Tucson.

Asian Lantern Festival

lantern fest

The Reid Park Zoo is partnering with the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc. and Tucson Chinese Cultural Center to bring over 40 colorful, customized lantern displays to Southern Arizona.

Throughout the evening, you’ll enjoy:
-Over 40 larger-than-life lanterns
-Life-size Zen Garden in Expedition Tanzania
-Interactive lighted floor and swings in Expedition Tanzania
-Asian-inspired food in the Zoo’s café

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Special screening of "When Harry Met Sally"

When Harry Met Sally

This Valentine’s Day, we’ll ALL have what she’s having as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest romantic comedies of all-time, When Harry Met Sally,  presented on the big screen in glorious 35mm at The Loft Cinema!

The Sarge’s Cheesecakes and Little Boler Beanery food trucks will also be at the theater from 5pm – 9:30pm.

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Fox in a Box Escape Rooms

Fox in a box
Courtesy of Fox in a Box Tucson

Get locked in and find a way out!

Fox in a Box’s escape rooms are 100% private, meaning that your group will not be combined with stranger groups. The rooms are perfect for 2 player groups, families and friends!

All games on Valentine’s Day will receive romantic roses and chocolates after your escape!


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Improv Thowdown: Valentines Day Edition

Tucson improv
Courtesy of the Tucson Improv Movement

Sweeten your Valentine’s evening with some super sweet improv comedy!

Attend a special heartfelt night at the Improv Throwdown on February 14th.

Two three-member improv comedy teams battle onstage for your laughs and the coveted “street cred” awarded by you the audience. It will be a team full of awesome single people versus those married peeps who already put a ring on it!

Tickets are $5.

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Love Hurts: Get a stick and poke tattoo

Courtesy of Marigold Tattoos
Not a fan of Valentines Day?

Celebrate the anti-Valentines Day with professional stick n poke tattoos, live folk punk mandolin music, and black noodle ramen at Crooked Tooth Brewing Company.

Stick’n poke Tattoos by IG: marigoldartaz
First come, first serve. Must have ID. $40 cash.

FREE Live music by Whiskey Drunk from 7-9pm

Black noodle ramen provided by Fat Noodle food-truck (Veg options available) + other delicious menu choices/

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Salsa dance lessons at Hotel McCoy

Hotel McCoy

Dance the night away at Hotel McCoy!

The newly renovated hotel will be offering beginner-level Salsa lessons on Valentines Day from 8:30-9:30pm. Space is limited to 15 people.

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Mini Golf and Games at Golf N'Stuff!

golf N Stuff

Take your date on a round of mini golf this Valentines Day!

Get 18 Holes of Miniature Golf & One Park Attraction for 2 People for only $15.

Attractions include:

Lazer Tag

Miniature Golf (2 courses, 18 holes each)

Lit’l Indy Race Cars (Go-Karts)

Bumper Boats

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