Valentine’s Ideas in the Fort

Valentine’s Day in Fort Wayne 2018


Ah Valentine’s Day.  Whether you’ve been dating for a few weeks or a few decades, the pressure and rewards of Valentine’s can be hard on any relationship. Cut out the stress and the awkward silence at one of these fun events around Fort Wayne this season. Rather than a classic dinner for two, how about one of these fun and different activities?

Dinner? Movie? Both? Neither? Try out these six ideas around Fort Wayne for a different Valentine’s Day.



Science Central- My Cold Hearted Valentine

We all know that Fort Wayne is a great place to raise a family, especially with such local treasures as the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo or Science Central. Lately, the Adult Only events have been gaining popularity and should be recognized for their creativity. On Friday, February 9, you could be dressed in Classic Clue Attire solving a Cold Hearted Mystery. One hand can hold a cocktail while the other gets to explore evidence.

When: Feb 9, 6-10 PM
Where: Science Central, | 1950 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN  46805
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Price:$20-25 for individuals or $35-45 for couples. 


IvyLiving – Valentine’s Day Night 

Are you a foodie or an amateur chef? Rather than surprising your honey with a meal, make one together with IvyLiving at Ivy Tech Community College. Learn how to cook surf & turf plus dessert. This is a great activity to do with a date or with a friend. Must register by Feb 5.

 When: Feb. 12    5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Ivy Tech’s Fort Wayne Campus Coliseum Campus Room CC1696 3800 N. Anthony Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Price: $200/couple, $125/single

Funny Honey Valentines Event

Couples who laugh together, stay together, right? Be My Funny Honey Valentines Event – Join Indy’s comics Tennah McDonald, Dan Alten, and Ray Hensley at Belgian Horse Winery to enjoy some laughter with your love, or at least be at a place where others love to laugh. I know this event is a little far from home, so that’s why your date will be so impressed, right?

When: Wednesday, Feb 14 – 7PM – 9PM
Where: Belgian Horse Winery 7200 West County Road 625 North  Middletown, IN 47356
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Price: $10

A Bazaar Evening on the Maumee 

Ready for something strange or bizarre? Sample a variety of events while fundraising for clean water. Bring your kids, your friend, or your date to A Bazaar Evening on the Maumee.  Enjoy headliner , The Be Colony and special musical appearances by The Vision Machine, U.R.B., Wil Brown, The Last Word, Venus in Jeans, and Totally Orange Time Machine, along side other events including Henna, a photo booth, bazaar shopping, silent auction, belly dancing, and delicious food.

When: Saturday, 2/17 4PM – midnight. 
Where:  TekVenture Inc. 1550 Griffin Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803
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Price: varies


Hall’s Supper Club Series – Casablanca at the Philmore Theatre on Broadway

Catch a romantic dinner while watching a romance classic, “Casablanca.” Savor the four course meal and cocktail hour brought to you by Hall’s Supper Club Series.  Here’s looking at you, Hall’s.

 When:  Starting between 5:30-6:30 on February 14
Where: The Philmore On Broadway 2441 Broadway, Fort Wayne, IN 46807 Fort Wayne, Indiana 46807
See more:  (260) 745-1000 or email
Price: $60


Skating with Love or Make it a family affair at Skatin Station in Auburn

Here are three great options for couples or a family next weekend.  Sometimes Valentine’s Day isn’t about the love between two people, but within the whole family. Check out this awesome deal at Skatin Station.  Parents and up to five children all get in and get admission, skate, pizza, and drinks all for $30.  $75 value  BONUS: Here’s a great excuse to hold that special someone’s hand!

When:  Friday February 9 for couples or Saturday Feb 10th 7pm-10 pm or Feb 11th from 1-3:30 for families 
Where: Skatin Station, 544 W. North St Auburn, IN 46706
See more: (260)925-2235
Price : $11 for Friday or $30 Saturday/Sunday

Author: Meg Underwood

Meg is a self-declared Fort Wayne Foodie. She works at IPFW and has been living in Fort Wayne for about 15 yeas if you don't count the years she was in college in Bloomington and Paris. She loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, and of course, eat & drink. in 2018 she hopes to explore new locations in Fort Wayne and beyond and balance her workouts with eatouts. Follow her foodiegram @ForkWayne

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