5 Pittsburgh Events You’ll Love This Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day approaches, lovebirds. What better way to spend it than by experiencing all Pittsburgh has to offer with the ones you love? From fun and games at East End’s hippest hotel to a sponsored race through Allison Park, these local events are sweeter than a box of chocolates.
1. Shot to the Heart: Dodgeball Night at Ace Hotel
Monday, February 13th
Ace Hotel Gym
Have some old-fashioned fun with your sweetie at Ace Hotel’s second-annual Valentine’s Day dodgeball night! Teaming up with City of Play in their beloved gym, Ace is ensuring a treat-filled evening to remember. Sip cocktails before you play, or head to Ace Hotel’s award-winning Whitfield restaurant for gourmet fare. If you’re loving Ace’s art deco-inspired design, stroll over to our Highland Towers for similar architectural step back in time!
2. I Made It! Sweet Market
Saturday, February 11th
Pittsburgh’s favorite craft fair is back, and this time, they’re turning up the charm! Shop 50 local artists, culinary creatives, and makers. Featuring locally made goods for your sweeties, activities for kids, and small bites to enjoy, this lovely event is not to be missed.
3. Breakfast In Bed: All You Need is Love
Sunday, February 12th
The Mattress Factory Museum
What’s sweeter than an art museum date? An art museum date plus brunch! Enjoy mimosas, Bloody Marys, brews from North Side’s War Streets Brewery, a continental breakfast, and FREE museum admission at The Mattress Factory’s 21+ Valentine’s Day brunch.
After checking out the latest art installations, meet adoptable pets from Animal Friends, create a medallion for your valentine, and explore the stunning streets and architectures of the North Side.
4. Love of Friends at Spirit
Tuesday, February 14th
7PM – 10PM
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day — or Galentine’s Day! — at one of Lawrenceville’s most popular destinations. A $25 ticket includes two drink tickets, Slice Island pizza, and dancing. Jams will be provided by DJ Diana Boss and DJ YASS Queen, with proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood of Western PA.
5. Valentine’s Day 5K, 10K, & 15K
Saturday, February 11th
North Park Boathouse
Looking to work off some of those Valentine’s Day sweets? Join Dick’s Sporting Goods and Froggy FM for a jog with the ones you love! All events are on certified courses that begin at the North Park Boathouse. The courses have minimal elevation and are surrounded by the beauty of North Park and its lake. Registration ends soon, so sign up while you can!