Searching for different events on Valentine’s Weekend? Here some alternatives! No matter if you decide to go solo, with friends or with that special someone, there’s always something fun to do in New York. Pick from a stand-up comedy show, to run in underwear across the city or a romantic free fireworks night, at Pier 84. Make of your V-Weekend something special! Happy Valentines!
Valentine’s Day Humor | February 8, 2018 (8 p.m.)
Adults tell stories about their lives and share embarrassing childhood artifacts (diaries, letters, lyrics, poems, and home movies) at Mortified Doomed Valentines Show at Littlefield in Brooklyn for age 21+.
Women’s Fashion Week |February 8 – 16, 2018 |NYC locations
Top models, photographers, and designers attend invitation-only events unveiling fall collections during New York Fashion Week. Repeats in Sept.
Also see events open to the public.
Valentine’s Day Jazz |February 9 – 10, 2018 (8 p.m.)
“Known for her effortlessly powerful sound and unusually broad spectrum of sensual repertoire,” Grammy winner Dianne Reeves performs in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Run In Your Underwear | February 10, 2018 (12 to 4 p.m.)
Cupid’s Undie Run includes a half-naked run through the streets and a party at Stage 48 to support charity. The 15-minute run starts at 2 p.m. Must be age 21+.
Valentine’s Day Formal Dance | February 10, 2018 (opens 9 p.m.)
The Sweetheart Soirée offers plush seating, dancing, entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts (plus wine and cocktails for sale) on four floors of Norwood mansion for age 21+. Dance lesson at 9:30 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Masquerade Party | February 10, 2018 (9:30 p.m.)
Venetian Valentine Grand Masquerade promises “a sumptuous, over-the-top fusion of Baroque dance, live music, opera, circus, gender-bending burlesque, and immersive theater” at Capitale, age 21+. Dress code.
Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt | February 11, 2018 (1:30 p.m.)
The Amazing Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt begins at Slattery’s Midtown Pub, and then you follow a series of clues around the city performing physical and mental challenges.
Music In a Mansion | February 11, 2018 (4 p.m.)
Hear classical guitar at the Valentine’s Day Concert, followed by a reception with light refreshments at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum at Pelham Bay.
Valentine’s Day in Times Square | February 14, 2018
Fireworks | February 14, 2018 (8:30 p.m.)
Celebrate Chinese New Year watching the New York City Chinese New Year Fireworks show over the Hudson River near Pier 84. Free.
Valentine’s Dinner Blindfolded | February 14, 2018 (5 & 8:30 p.m.)
Your senses are heightened when you can’t see your multiple-course meal with wine at Dinners in the Dark at Camaje Bistro.