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Valentine's Day Events in NYC

Show your Valentine some romance aboard one of these New York City cruises


Looking for something a little different to do on Valentine's Day? How about one of these Valentine's Day dinners, cruises or events in New York City.

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1. Valentine's Dinner Cruises on the Hornblower Hybrid

Hornblower Hybrid Cruise Ship
Courtesy of Hornblower Hybrid
Looking for a Valentine's celebration with an eco-friendly angle? Your sweetheart might enjoy a Valentine's Dinner cruise aboard the Hornblower Hybrid, offered on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15, 2014. These 3-hour sailings (boarding at 6 p.m., sailing from 7-10 p.m.) include a four-course seated dinner for $141.50/person, plus taxes and fees. Reservations are available by calling 1-888-979-7020

2. Dianne Reeves at the Rose Theater

If your Valentine loves jazz, spoil them with dinner and music at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. $225 tickets include a prix-fixe dinner and cover charge, and Dizzy's offers diners wonderful views of the Manhattan skyline. There will be two sets at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., reservations must be made by calling 212-258-9595.

3. Celebrate Love in Times Square on Valentine's Day

Vow renewals, hot chocolate, and a Valentine's heart sculpture are just some of the activities Times Square will be hosting on Valentine's Day in New York City. All the events are free and take place in Duffy Square at 46th Street and Broadway.

More: Times Square Visitors Guide

4. Watson Adventures “Naked at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunts”

No, you won't be getting naked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but you'll spend a fun evening with your Valentine hunting out some of the museums' works of art featuring nudes. Watson Adventures hunts are a fun way to explore the museum and tickets include admission to the museum. Friday, February 14, 2014 6 p.m. and Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 4 p.m.

5. Starlight Music Series at the Top of The Rock

Top of the Rock Nighttime View
Courtesy of Rockefeller Center Archives
Laura DiStasi will play on Valentine's Day from 7-9 p.m. at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center as part of the Starlight Music Series (other performances will take place Wednesdays, February 12 (The Bothers); February 19 (Bohemian Trio); and February 26 (Devin Bing). Starlight Music Performances are free with your admission to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. Wine, champagne and refreshments will be available for purchase.

6. VIP Valentine’s Day at Conrad New York

Guest Suite at Conrad New York
Conrad New York
Looking for an extravagant Valentine’s Day? How about this VIP package at the Conrad? Accommodations, couples massage, Valentine's Day dinner, a helicopter tour, flowers, champagne and strawberries are just a few of the romantic pleasures included in this indulgent package which starts at $2,500 per night and is available February 9-17, 2014. Love the sound of that, but not the price-tag? Try out their Romance Retreat with prices starting at $351/night.


7. Valentine's Day at the McKittrick Hotel

Fans of Sleep No More, look no further for your Valentine's Day plans! Head to The McKittrick Hotel for dinner at the Heath and/or Sleep No More to wow your Valentine.

8. Valentine's Day Party! at Stanton Social

Lobster special with butter poached rutabaga and sauce Americana at Stanton Social
Stanton Social
In honor of Valentine's Day, Stanton Social will be hosting a Valentine's Day party with a DJ starting at 6 pm playing sexy slow jams and a second DJ later playing fun party music. The restaurant will be offering a special menu with some decadent specials, as well as their popular classics. $125 per person and includes a premium top shelf open bar for a 2-hour seating and your choice of selections from the Valentine's Day menu.

9. Valentine's Day Cruise on World Yacht

Couple Dining on the World Yacht
Courtesy of World Yacht
You'll have to choose between Sweetheart and Romance Packages (add live music, champagne and a photo) if you book a World Yacht Valentine's Day cruise, but both packages include a four-course sit-down dinner at a private table and a rose for the lucky couple. The three-hour Valentine's cruises will be offered on February 14, 15 and 16, 2014 from 7-10 p.m. (6 p.m. boarding). Tickets start at $105/person (plus taxes and fees).

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