Valentine’s Day Date Night Ideas Around Houston
Valentine’s Day is just around the corners, and that means you and your sweetheart are looking for unique, fun things to do around Houston. If you’re tired of the old dinner and a movie routine, you’re in luck! There are plenty of one-of-a-kind activities to try out in Houston this Valentine’s Day — you just have to know where to look. From a dinner cruise and jazz club to a museum trip and murder mystery experience, Houston is your one-stop shop for Valentine’s Day plans this year.
Looking to absolutely spoil your partner this year? Explore the city with your love while taking a trip around Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. While you eat a gourmet dinner and dance the night away on a delux night cruise, you can watch the city sparkle and look at all the gorgeous homes and yachts around the water. There are a few different dinner cruises to choose from this Valentine’s Day. The Spirit of the Bayou offers their Cupid’s Cruise for just around $40, while Hermann’s Park puts on a “Valentine’s Day Dinner and a Cruise” for about $50. But don’t wait, because these tickets are sure to sell out fast!
Head To A Museum
The Houston area is so rich which culture that the city has created its very own museum district. There are plenty of museums to check out in your area this Valentine’s Day, such as The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Jung Center, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and more. With February 14th in mind, some museums in the area are even putting on Valentine’s Day-inspired exhibits and interactive experiences. Last year, David Temple, Associate Curator of Paleontology at the Houston Museum of Science, hosted a “dino love” and paleontology facts show that included a three-course meal with wine pairings.
Try A Murder Mystery Night
Each year, The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show puts on an elaborate interactive murder mystery experience at hotels in major cities around the United States. This year, they are heading to the Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown for a murder mystery dinner you’ll never forget. Enjoy a gourmet meal while working with your honey to solve a complex murder mystery. You may even find yourself as the Prime Suspect! This interactive murder mystery is extremely popular, so make sure to snag your tickets before they sell out.
Dance the Night Away
Houston has plenty of dinner and dancing options for couples who love to dance the night away together, but the most popular spot in the city is Sambuca, an original Houston jazz club that has been a city hot spot for decades. Not only does the restaurant offer a dance floor to die for, it is also creating a special Valentine’s Day menu for its couples in love this year. Complete with live jazz music and a three-course meal, you really can’t go wrong with a date at Sambuca this year.