Show Love For CLE This Valentine's Day

February 5, 2018

DESTINATION CLEVELAND SUGGESTS EXPERIENCES THAT WILL SWEEP SWEETHEARTS OFF THEIR FEET

CLEVELAND (Feb. 5, 2018) - Cleveland is The Land of love this Valentine's Day, and locals can share their passion for CLE with experiences that even Cupid would approve of. From romantic date ideas to the perfect spot for a night out with friends, Destination Cleveland recommends that residents explore the places they adore in Northeast Ohio.

I Love You A Latte

Residents can start off Valentine's Day over a fresh cup of coffee with their special someone. To encourage exploration of the local options in Cleveland, six independent coffee shops offer a "Disloyalty Card," where residents can visit each location and receive a punch on their card. Coffee shops participating in the Disloyalty Card include Rising Star Coffee Roasters, Passengers Café, Phoenix Coffee, Duck-Rabbit Coffee, Pour Cleveland and Rooted in Cleveland. All shops are Cleveland-founded companies that brew an assortment of coffees to satisfy the needs of caffeine lovers across Northeast Ohio.

  • Rising Star Coffee Roasters, multiple locations throughout the region
  • Passengers Café, 2090 W. 25th St., Cleveland
  • Pour Cleveland, 530 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
  • Rooted in Cleveland (West Side Market), 1979 W. 25th St., Cleveland
  • Duck-Rabbit Coffee, 2135 Columbus Road, Suite B Cleveland
  • Phoenix Coffee, multiple locations throughout the region

Say You'll Be Wine

Palette Lounge at Glidden House

The lovely, historic Glidden House in University Circle is a great place to celebrate "Pal"entine's Day. Residents can visit its Palette Lounge on the 14th to enjoy wine, champagne, small plates and cocktails.

  • 1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland
  • Hours: 4 p.m. - midnight

Gervasi Vineyard

For an evening full of wining and dining, Clevelanders can go to the Gervasi Vineyard's Crush House. To celebrate love this Valentine's Day, locals can enjoy a three-course meal and a complimentary glass of champagne and chocolate truffle accompanied by a free tour of the vineyard. Located an hour outside of Downtown Cleveland, Gervasi also offers Clevelanders the opportunity to spend a romantic night at the Tuscan-themed vineyard.

  • 1700 55th St. NE, Canton
  • Hours: 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Tickets and reservations required

I Cannoli Be Happy When I'm With You

Chinato

For an evening in Roma without even leaving the streets of Cleveland, locals can go to Chinato for a romantic meal. The restaurant's menu features dishes and wines from every region of Italy - from pasta and pizza to Italian red and white wines. Residents can end their trip with delectable desserts like tiramisu, gelato and cannoli. That's amore!

  • 2079 E. 4th St., Cleveland
  • Hours: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Give Me Some Sugar

Colossal Cupcakes

Residents can satisfy their sweetheart's sweet tooth with a stop at Colossal Cupcakes. From Cosmic Brownie and Oreo Dirt to classic chocolate and vanilla, the shop features more than 40 cupcake flavors. Colossal Cupcakes also offers colossal waffle cones with soft-serve ice cream, assorted cookies, brownies, cakes, and soda floats as well as cold milk to wash it all down.

  • 528 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
  • Crocker Park, 52 SS Comet Lane, Westlake
  • Hours: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Sweet Moses Soda & Treat Shop

Locals can take a trip back in time to a place where old-fashioned soda fountains and ice cream parlors thrived. Located in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, Sweet Moses Soda & Treat Shop offers a variety of sweets from root beer floats, milkshakes and malts to classic fudge sundaes and caramel corn - the perfect way to your Valentine's heart.

  • 6800 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
  • Hours: Noon - 10 p.m.

I Pick You

Flowerville

Roses are red, violets are blue, flowers are a perfect way to say, "I love you." Residents can pick the perfect floral arrangement at Flowerville, a full-service, professional florist company. Flowerville's tradition is to provide personalized service to every client, and they have a wide variety of special rose bouquets designed especially for Valentine's Day to choose from.

  • 2268 Warrensville Center Road, University Heights. 

Wool You Be My Valentine?

Emerald Necklace Inn Bed & Breakfast and Tea Room

Residents who are looking for a romantic weekend getaway can book a room at the Emerald Necklace Inn Bed & Breakfast and Tea Room this Valentine's Day. Located 20 minutes outside of Downtown Cleveland, locals can choose to stay in bed all day, explore the gardens (weather permitting) or enjoy a cup of tea in the Tea Room. They can get that much-needed R&R and perhaps rekindle the romance in their relationships at the Emerald Necklace Inn.

  • 18840 Lorain Road, Cleveland

Irish You'd Be Mine

Playhouse Square

Clevelanders can put a twist on Valentine's Day by experiencing Irish culture. Back by popular demand, "Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour" will take the stage at Playhouse Square's KeyBank State Theatre. The internationally recognized performers will bring the tradition of Irish music and dance to the stage appealing to audiences of all ages. Residents can continue the evening's Irish theme with a drink at Parnell's Irish Pub before or after the show.

  • Playhouse Square, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
    • "Riverdance" runs Feb. 13 through Feb. 18
  • Parnell's Irish Pub, 1415 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
    • Hours: 3 p.m. - 1 a.m. 

I Love You To The Moon And Bach

The Cleveland Orchestra

If music is the way to your love's heart, then a stop at Severance Hall is a must. The Cleveland Orchestra will be performing throughout the month of February as a part of its centennial season. Classical music fans can enjoy "Mitsuko Uchida's Mozart" the weekend before Valentine's Day and "Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto" the weekend after. Both concerts are romantic ways to celebrate the day of love.

  • 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
  • "Mitsuko Uchida's Mozart," Thursday, Feb. 8 - Saturday, Feb. 10
  • "Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto," Thursday, Feb. 15 - Saturday, Feb. 17

Cleveland Jazz Orchestra

Clevelanders can experience "Love in Cleveland" this Valentine's Day with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra at Playhouse Square. Cleveland's own Ernie Krivda will join Helen Welch on stage for an evening of love songs featuring artists such as Rodgers and Hart and The Beatles.

  • 1511 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
  • Friday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m.

For more Valentine's Day ideas or learn more about new attractions and activities or Destination Cleveland, please visit thisiscleveland.com, follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram and subscribe to our channels on YouTube and Pinterest.

DON'T FORGET: Destination Cleveland's Concierge Team is also available to help residents and their visiting family and friends explore the region. Contact our team through email at cleconcierge@destinationcle.org, live chat at thisiscleveland.com or stop in the Cleveland Visitors Center (334 Euclid Ave., Cleveland) Mon. - Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. to plan your adventure.

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ABOUT DESTINATION CLEVELAND: Destination Cleveland is Cleveland's convention and visitors bureau. This private, non-profit organization's mission is to drive economic impact and stimulate community vitality for Greater Cleveland through leisure and business travel. Cleveland welcomes 18 million visitors annually. For more information, visit thisiscleveland.com.

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