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Feb 08, 2019

The 4 Best Things To Do In Chicago On Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re spending it with a significant other, your closest friends, or your family.

It’s the perfect day to celebrate romantic and platonic love (just because you don’t have a SO doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day).

Whether you’re in a relationship or single (and ready to mingle), we’ve got 4 great events for you to choose from for a unique and unforgettable February the 14th. Check it out, folks!

1. The Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

The Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

Photo by Dominik Vanyi on Unsplash

Join hundreds of gardening enthusiasts and flower power lovers for a beautiful, dreamy Orchid show. The whole thing happens at the Chicago Botanic Garden where the galleries and greenhouses will be packed with more than 10,000 orchids in bloom!

To know more about this event, click here.

2. “Love Is A Battlefield”


We have our own Valentine’s Day event here at WhirlyBall, in four of our locations: Chicago, Lombard, Vernon Hill, and Colorado Springs. “Love Is A Battlefield” is for everyone who wants to spend this fun-filled evening playing games, eating great food, and having some good drinks.

Learn more about our event here for Chicagoland and here for Colorado Springs.

3. Check out the “Dear Evan Hansen” musical

“Dear Evan Hansen” musical

Photograph: Matthew Murphy

Fans of musical theater will not be disappointed with this Tony Award-winning piece. At the same time dark and full of hope, “Dear Evan Hansen” is perfect for those of you who want a sophisticated Valentine’s date!

More about this event here.

4. Go ice skating at Maggie Daley Park


Photo by Tomo Nogi on Unsplash

Finally, a classic Valentine’s Day activity is ice skating. There is nothing more romantic you could do to celebrate love, so get your gear and go enjoy a great date.

More about this here.