Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted by: Shelby Miles on January 24, 2020

If you’re searching for the best things to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day, look no further. Just south of Indy is where you’ll find everything you need to make the most of this holiday. After all, everything is more festive here.

Join Mallow Run Winery on Feb. 14 for a romantic evening of dinner, dancing, and wine at The Sycamore. Enjoy dinner entertainment by The Castlewood Singers and after-dinner dancing with Cool City Band.

Vino Villa is hosting their annual Couples Valentine Dinner on Feb. 14 and 15. Featuring a delicious dinner menu and wine, this would make for the perfect romantic evening. If you prefer brunch, they also offer a special Valentine’s Day brunch on February 16.

Call now and get your reservations for Valentine’s Day at the Lounge at Garment Factory Events. You’ll find live music and a special dinner for you and your special someone.

Lace up your dancing shoes for the Valentine’s Day Sock Hop at the Greenwood VFW on Feb. 14. Be entertained by Krazy Kris and his Karaoke. Food will be available for purchase and tickets are not required. 

Looking for more family-friendly events? These are our picks for activities the whole family can enjoy.

Join Gigi’s Girl Boutique and Mel’s Cookies on Feb. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. for an evening of cooking decorating. Learn to decorate delicious cookies and take home an icing recipe to try later!

The Johnson County Museum of History will be hosting their Valentine’s Workshop where you can learn a little history about the holiday while creating your own unique Valentine. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Everyone will love the big band performance of the music of Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and more. Located at the Catered Cabaret on Feb. 14 and 15, this will be an evening of fun, music, and a great dinner.

Both Edinburgh Parks and Greenwood Parks will be hosting father daughter dances on Feb. 7 for girls and their dads (or father figures) to enjoy together. Ticket information can be found here.

Click here for a full list of events in Festival Country.

You can’t have Valentine’s Day without the perfect gift or two. Find yours at these local spots:

JP Parker Flowers in Franklin is the place to go for Valentine’s Day flowers. They offer everything from classic long-stem roses to unique succulent gardens and can even provide delivery. 

Hoosier Cupboard Candy, Snacks and Ice Cream makes mouth-watering chocolate truffles, perfect for your Valentine. Not in the mood for chocolate? They also have a collection of classic favorites, gummies of all flavors, penny candy and more. Other sweet spots in Franklin include DJ’s Sweet Retreat, A Piece of Cake, Heavenly Bliss Cake Balls and 1823 Bakehouse (which is gluten-free!).

In Greenwood, you’ll find favorites such as The Flying Cupcake (pictured), Wildflour Bakehouse and Whisk Bakery.

Or, find a unique treat in Edinburgh at Not Just Popcorn! It is locally grown and always delicious. Click here to see a complete list of dessert shops in Festival Country Indiana.