Wondering what to do on Valentine's Day? Why not start a new Valentine's Day tradition this year? Here are some fun ways to enjoy the holiday with the one you love. For even more ways to celebrate, see St. Louis' Top Romantic Restaurants and St. Louis' Best Chocolate Shops.
Take your Valentine to Bixby's at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. The museum restaurant is offering Sweet Heart Lunches in February. The three-course meal is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The cost is $16 a person.
February 1-16, 2013
Cook up some romance with your sweetheart at a cooking class for couples at the Kitchen Conservatory in Clayton. Learn to prepare a special meal for Valentine's Day or any other day of the year. Class prices are $125 to $140 per couple.
February 7-16, 2013
Saint Louis Ballet is performing "Romeo and Juliet" at the Touhill just before Valentine's Day. Tickets are $27 to $47.
February 8 - 10, 2013
Laumeier Scuplture Park is hosting a Valentine's party called LOVEmeier. The event features art displays, chocolate, drinks and more. It runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 for the general public and $25 for members. Children are also welcome and get in free with a paid adult admission.
February 9, 2013
It's actually the day before Valentine's Day, but what a special treat it would be to take your love to see rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry at Blueberry Hill. Berry still plays at the popular club once a month. Tickets are $35.
February 13, 2013
Music lovers can spend Valentine's at one of St. Louis' premiere jazz clubs. Jazz at the Bistro welcomes Sachal Vasandani for an evening of fantastic music. Jazz at the Bistro is located at 3536 Washington Avenue in Grand Center. Tickets are $27 to $32 a person.
February 13 - 16, 2013
The St. Louis Zoo may not be the first place you think of for romance, but that could soon change. The Zoo is offering a gourmet, three-course meal at the Living World. Also new this year, a performance by stand up comedian Joe Marlotti. The cost is $125 per couple (tax and gratuity included). There are seatings at 6 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.
February 14 & 15, 2013
If you can't make it to dinner at the St. Louis Zoo for Valentine's Day, you have another option. Show your Valentine how much you care by adopting a fennec fox in their honor. For $40, the Zoo will send your sweetie a cuddly stuffed animal, an adoption certificate and a one year membership as a Zoo Parent.
Until February 14, 2013
The Grill at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton will be serving up a special Valentine's dinner menu that includes foie grois, oysters, risotto, blackened grouper, short ribs and an assortment of desserts. The price is $69 per person.
February 14, 2013