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Valentine’s Day Ideas in Champaign County

February 11, 2020

Love is in the air, but there’s a catch: Valentine’s Day plans usually mean major stress. It’s tough finding things to do, and sometimes the usual dinner and gifts doesn’t quite cut it.

Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Champaign County

If you’re up for a bit of a getaway, but don’t want to go far, why not check out Allerton’s Valentine’s Day Retreat? Tickets are available for events on Friday night and Saturday. Have the time to do it all? Well, luckily you can buy a bundle to enjoy all the V-Day events! Tickets for Allerton events go quickly, so make sure to grab yours soon!

Wanting to gather with friends or a sweetie for a casual night of good eats and drinks? Broadway Food Hall is hosting the Misfit Valentine’s Night Market, where you can enjoy an evening of food, wine tasting, workshops, vendors and more! Lastly, finding someone to watch the kids on Valentine’s Day can be quite tough. Why not take advantage of the Orpheum’s Night at the Museum? Parents can enjoy a night out while kids can get a night in the museum playing on their favorite exhibits. Plus, a pizza dinner is provided!

If these ideas aren’t quite your style, check out our Events Calendar for more area happenings!

Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine's day in Champaign County

Need something Outside of Ordinary to give this year? Flowers and chocolates are always a great go-to, but there are some other ideas that might really catch someone special off guard. For one, if you have someone in your life who loves the place we all call home, you can’t go wrong with a Chambana Proud shirt! The t-shirts get made to order, so even if they’re not ready for the actual day, the gift is sure to go over well! 

Another great idea that might surprise someone is tickets to KCPA performances. A live show is something not many think about for a gift. Making time to catch a concert, show, or world-class performance at the Krannert Center together is really a great way to spend time together. It’s sure to be a hit for those who love date nights at the theater! Lastly, if you’re running a little behind in the gift department, the Valentine’s Day Eve Makers Market is a great opportunity to grab a last-minute gift. We can’t all make great gifts, but other local makers are totally up for the task!

There’s so much to do in the greater Champaign County area, and we’re here to keep you in the loop! Be sure to explore our Calendar of Events, as well as follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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