Enjoy Valentine's Day with your friends, sweetie pie, and your family with our collection of events throughout Southwest and downtown Minneapolis.

Stroll the lovey night market

6-10 p.m. Feb. 9

Machine Shop, 300 2nd Street SE

Shop handmade goods for your honey at the Old St. Anthony Valentine’s Night Market.

Bring your kids to scavenge for treats

6-7 p.m. Feb. 9

Kenny Park, 1328 W 58th St.

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is putting on a family-friendly scavenger hunt with candy and plastic hearts hidden around the park and hot chocolate in the building after the search.

Bring your king to watch a cabaret queen look for the one

7-8:20 Feb. 9

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W Lake St.

Watch Mistress Ginger’s V-Day Soirée at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater.

Pal around at the pubs

Feb. 9-10

North Loop, various locations

Grab your friends and celebrate Valentine’s Day during the North Loop Palentine's Pub Crawl at Inbound BrewCo, StormKing Brewpub, Fulton Beer, Modist Brewing Co., and AxeBridge Wine Co.

Listen to Prokofiev with your pumpkin

Feb. 9-10

Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall

The Minnesota Orchestra performs Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite at Orchestra Hall.

Bring your sensory-sensitive little one to a sensory-friendly Mill City experience

9-10 a.m. Feb. 10

Mill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St.

Mill City Museum hosts a Valentine’s edition of sensory-friendly day intended for neurodiverse visitors of all ages.

Send a love letter to the world

10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 10

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Marquette Ave.

Westminster Presbyterian Church holds Arts Month for Adults: Writing Love Letters to the World with artist-in-residence Wendy Brown-Báez.

Make Valentine’s Day cards for free

12-7 p.m. on Feb. 10

ColorWheel Gallery,  319 W 46th St.

All ages are welcome to make cards with community, eat treats and do some shopping at ColorWheel.

Grab ice cream with your queen

Available now

Sebastian Joe’s, multiple locations

Your local ice cream shop crafted the Cupid’s Kiss flavor with a white chocolate base, dark chocolate chips, and a ribbon of strawberry for the holiday.

Put your heart on the art at the Institute of Hearts

Feb. 10-15

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave. S

Museum-goers will receive a paper heart to put by their favorite work at Mia starting Saturday, and on Thursday there will be a celebration with live music from A Little Too Short to be Stormtroopers, crafts, food, and a film screening of Valentine’s shorts.

Leave the Champagne Problems at home and find A Place In This World with a Swiftie string quartet

7:30 p.m. Feb. 10

Four Seasons, 245 Hennepin Ave.

A Swiftie Valentine's invites guests to celebrate their love story – and their love of Taylor Swift – alongside a string quartet and a trio of ballet dancers, with optional food and drink add-ons.

Listen to RnB and Afrobeats with your boo

9 p.m. Feb. 10

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave.

This 21+ show will feature DJs Kwey, Sasha Bangzz, wndrlnd, and Neekasodope spinning beats with the spirit of love.

Love yourself with self-care

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 11

Love Token/Dandelion Fiber Co.. 3952-50 Lyndale Ave. S

Shop yarn, vintage goods, and hand-crafted goods from the neighboring women-owned stores at 40th and Lyndale.

Celebrate Valentine’s day the gamer way

Feb. 11-15

Up-Down, 3012 Lyndale Ave. S

Play games with your Ms. Pacman with 80 tokens, 6 tallboys, and a heart-shaped pizza for $40.

Support BIPOC queer love by shopping handmade crafts

12-5 p.m. Feb. 11

Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave. S

More than 30 LGBTQ and BIPOC artists sell their wares during the Valentine’s Makers Market at Open Book from 12-5 p.m.

Bring your gal pals to arrange flowers

1 p.m. Feb. 11

Number 12 Cider, 614 N 5th St.

Grab your galentines for a flower arranging workshop with Sip ‘n Bloom at Number 12 Cider from 1-2 p.m. $65+

Support veterans in the spirit of love

5 p.m. Feb. 12

New Gild Jewelers,  4300 Upton Ave. S

Make your own cards at home and drop them off at New Gild Jewelers by Feb. 12 for owner and veteran Jen to bring them to veterans.

…ya like jazz?

7 p.m. Feb. 13

Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Mall

Tonic Sol-fa frontman Shaun Johnson sings love songs at the Dakota in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Enjoy a Caribbean experience in Whittier

7-10 p.m. Feb. 14

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen & Rum Bar,  2524 Nicollet Ave.

Live entertainment and cocktails will accompany Pimento’s Caribbean flavors with their Valentine’s Day package.

Eat dinner with a show

5-10 p.m. Feb. 14

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave.

Icehouse’s Valentine’s Day dinner runs from 5-10 p.m. with live music from Stablemates from 6-9 p.m.

Avoid the crowds with a wine & cheese night in

Feb. 14

South Lyndale Liquors,  5516 Lyndale Ave. S

Pre-order a box with wine, cheese, lasagna, and dessert to pick up on Valentine’s Day.

Get a deal downtown

Feb. 14

Parlour Minneapolis, 730 N Washington Ave.

Get two Parlour Burgers, one sharable order of Fries, two Old Fashioneds or two glasses of Prosecco for $82 total.

Bask in puppy love with rescue pups

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 14

Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center, 505 Nicollet Ave. Suite 100

A Puppy Cuddle benefitting Healing Hearts Rescue will be at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center on Feb. 14.

Bring Julia to Giulia

5-10 p.m. Feb. 14

Giulia, 215 S 4th St.

Four-course Valentine's Day dinner at Giulia, the restaurant below Hotel Emery, for $85/person.

Get jazzy

7 p.m. Feb. 14

Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Mall

Valentine's Day at the Dakota, with a four-course meal and a show with Sophia Shorai and Tommy Barbarella at 7 p.m. $125

Watch showgirls with your girl

8 p.m. Feb 14

Hewing Hotel, 300 N Washington Ave.

Catch the Luv Showgirl Extravaganza, a luxurious Valentine’s themed showgirl show, at the Hewing Hotel.

Take a romantic dance class with your sweetie

8-9 p.m. Feb. 14

Arthur Murray Dance Center, 5041 France Ave. S

Learn to dance bachata and rumba in duos for $20 at the Arthur Murray Dance Center.

Order baked goods to bring home to your heart

Feb. 14

Black Walnut Bakery, 3157 Hennepin Ave. S

Pre-order treats like this raspberry cassis cake for pickup on Valentine’s Day.

Eat pasta with your amore

Feb. 14

Rinata Restaurant, 2451 Hennepin Ave. S

The Lowry Hill East Italian restaurant has a special Valentine’s Day menu.

Explore bondage with your babe

10 a.m. Feb. 18

Hewing Hotel, 300 N Washington Ave.

Kink Koach will guide you through ropes, cuffs, and blindfolds with lots of laughter.

Additional reporting by Brianna Kelly