Your sweetie, your bestie, your mom, your grandpa, your mentor, or your confidante has always been there for you. This Valentine’s Day, find the perfect way to get to the he(art) of the matter when you tell them how much you care! Right here in Downtown Arlington, you'll find all kinds of arts-inspired ways to express your love to your someone special.
Arlington Museum of Art
From now through February 21 at the AMA, stroll through the largest and most highly curated collection of full-color images by celebrated street photographer Vivian Maier.
Arlington Music Hall
You'll love me true when I get you tickets for the Feb. 13 performance by Al Joslin, a multi award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist. Al is considered one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the business, and returns to Downtown Arlington just in time for Valentine's Day.
Board & Brush Arlington
Create a sign of the times at Board & Brush in Downtown's Urban Union! On Feb. 11, they're offering a Galentine's Day BOGO 1/2 off special, and on February 12 and 13 you and your sweetie can share in a BOGO Valentine's Day class.
Catalyst Creative Arts
Get your tickets now for the Resin Charcuterie Board Couples Valentine Event on Feb. 13 hosted by Catalyst Creative Arts, Inspirations Catering, Legal Draft Beer Co., and Urban Tree Merchants.
Let the love of art linger after Valentine's Day by attending the Third Thursday Pop Up Art Show on Feb. 18, an informal outdoor art exhibition where you can shop for original works by local artists.
Share your love of literature and learning at the George E. Hawkes Downtown Library! Check out a romance novel, join an age-appropriate story time group, or take a class in the maker space. The week of Valentine's Day offers tons of options. We love the LED Valentine's Day Card class and the Valentine's Desk Sign Carvey workshop, but if your Valentine's Day tastes are a little less traditional, we highly recommend the DIY Zombie Bear Plushie workshop (this one's for teens only).
Music to our ears! Join Symphony Arlington for their February 18 concert featuring Madeline Adkins, violinist and Juan Carlos Lomónaco, guest conductor, performing works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Prokofiev. In-person and live-streaming tickets are available.
Here's the perfect Valentine's Day combination: Cocktails & Kisses & Theatre Arlington! WIth showtimes on Feb. 12 and 13, this Valentine’s Day-themed Cabaret is filled with love songs, romance and adult beverages. It's the perfect date night (special Valentine’s Day packages will be available) or a fun way to celebrate Singles Awareness Day.
University of Texas at Arlington
How about a live-stream serenade? On February 13, the UTA Music Department is hosting a recital by vocal student Jakob Valdez.
We want to hear from you!
If you know of any other Valentine's Days specials or discounts being offered by Downtown Arlington businesses, of if you have other ideas for great Valentine's Day outings in Downtown, let us know in the comments section below.
Image from Board & Brush Arlington Facebook page.