vdayWith Valentine's Day now just two weeks away, there are still a number of options to give you and your sweetheart a great day! Whether you want to celebrate before or after the actual day, or just need a fun gift idea - we have you covered!


Biaggi's Celebrate Valentine's Day a couple of days early with Biaggi's. The Italian restaurant will be hosting a wine dinner, Small Plates with Big Flavors at Artworks, the Galleria of Fine Art on Wednesday, February 12 at 7pm. Guests will enjoy a delicious 7-course meal beginning with appetizers and ending with a delectable dessert! Experience fine food, fine wine, and fine art all in one place.  The menu is as follows:

Antipasto Freddo Tomato Stuffed Artichoke, Prosciutto, Brie, Roasted Peppers and Garlic Breadcrumbs Antipasto Caldo Pork Belly, Scallop, Sunchoke Puree, Mustard Vinaigrette Pasta Cuttlefish Ink Lobster Ravioli and Charred Tomato-Red Wine Cream Pesce Seared Yellowfish Tuna, Julienne of Celery and Fennel, Saffron Honey Anatra Smoked Duck, EVOO Fried Crostini, Micro Greens, Herb Goat Cheese-Roasted Piquillo Pepper Jam Carne de Maiale Garlic-Crusted Pork Tenderloin, Rosemary, Lemon-Goat Cheese Polenta, Broccoli Rabe Dolce Bittersweet Chocolate Panna Cotta

Each dish will be pared with a specialty wine. The cost to attend this event is $55 per person and reservations are required. For more information and to make a reservation please call Biaggi's at 260.459.6700


The Philmore on Broadway Make The Philmore on Broadway you and your sweetheart's Valentine's Day destination and attend their Sweetheart Bash. Dance to the music of super band Last Call with special musical guests Wayne Starks, Toni Irby, and Albert Brownlee. Guests will also dine on food from Club Soda and Affine. The evening begins at 7pm, with a Sweetheart Serenade at 8pm. The party starts with Last Call at 9:30. Food and drinks will be available until 10pm. The cost to attend The Philmore's Sweetheart Bash is $25 per person for the main floor and $20 for the balcony. You can purchase tickets by visiting The Philmore's website, or by calling 260.745.1000.


Wine & Canvas Put a creative twist on your Valentine's Day with Wine & Canvas. Sip on specialty drinks for the evening while painting your romantic work of art titled Date Night: A Walk in the Park. Not only will you enjoy your wine while painting your canvas, you'll also have the chance to win great prizes throughout the evening! The cost to attend the Wine & Canvas Valentine's Day event is $50 per couple. To reserve your spot, call Wine & Canvas at 260.444.9441, or register online on the Wine & Canvas website. (NOTE: There is currently a waiting list for this event, but you may still register in case another couple drops out.) tincaps

Fort Wayne TinCaps The TinCaps have a special package put together to help you celebrate Valentine's Day in a fun and unique way! For $100 you can send your love a bouquet of flowers, balloons, 2 tickets to the April 3rd opening night game, a TinCaps cookie cake and a photo of the delivery with Johnny TinCap. By surprising your Valentine with this package, you have also entered them to win a custom-made limited edition diamond TinCaps pendant that contains 6 round brilliant cut diamonds with a sterling silver necklace (a $300 value) courtesy of B.Mitchel Fine Jewelry. You can schedule your TinCaps Valentine's Day package to be delivered on Thursday, February 13th or Friday, February 14th. Sign up now through February 10th to reserve your spot, as availability is on a first come, first serve basis. For more information check out the TinCaps website. You can place your order by calling 260.482.6400 or by emailing Jen at Kastenholz@TinCaps.com. BStreet_Front_Landscape (1)

BakerStreet BakerStreet invites you and your significant other to celebrate Valentine's Day by picking your date! With Valentine's Day falling on a Friday this year, restaurants are quickly filling up. With that in mind, BakerStreet is extending reservations to Thursday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday so you can still have your perfect Valentine's Day meal, but in a little less crowded atmosphere. If you would like to celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14th, or want to have a date night on that Saturday, there are still a limited number of reservation spots available. No matter what day you choose to celebrate, BakerStreet promises a special and romantic experience! To make your reservations call BakerStreet at 260.484.3300. For even more ideas, take a look at our previous Valentine's Day posts here and here. And don't forget to check out the great hotel packages being offered to add a little something extra to you Valentine's Day plans. If you need help making everything come together the Visitors Center staff will be happy to assist you! Give us a call at 1.800.767.7752.