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Detroit Valentine's Day Events in 2014

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Valentine's Day falls on Thursday this year, which means a long weekend filled with Metro Detroit events that celebrate romance. Detroit Valentine's Day Events in 2014 range from family chocolate tastings to erotic art exhibitions:

Ann Arbor: My Folky Valentine

When: 2/14/14
Where: The Ark, Ann Arbor

A Valentine's Day concert featuring married musical couples, including Annie and Rod Capps and many more. Tickets are $15.

Ann Arbor: Tina Giorgi Valentine's Weekend

When: 2/13/14 through 2/15/14 at 8 PM
Where: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

Tina GIorgi sends up a hilarious ode to the holiday. Tickets run between $10 and $15. On Friday and Saturday nights there are late shows at 10:30 PM.

Birmingham: Valentine's Day at The Townsend Hotel

When: 2/15/14 & 2/16/14
Where: Townsend Hotel

The Rugby Grille at the Townsend Hotel offers a four-course tasting menu in celebration of Valentine's Day. The cost is $90 per person. A wine-pairing option is also available.

Dearborn: Doo Wop Legends Tour - Valentine's Edition

When: 2/15/14 at 8 PM
Where: Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

The Doo Wop Legends Tour - Valentine's Edition features The Shades of Blue, Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs and The Dubs. Tickets run between $20 to $40 per person. 

Detroit: Dirty Show

When: 2/7/14 through 2/15/14
Where: Berts Warehouse Theater

You can take Valentine's Day in a more earthy direction at the Dirty Show - International Erotic Art Exhibition -- one of the largest in the world. The exhibit is specifically scheduled for the Valentine's Day weekend and has been around for over 10 years.

Detroit: Motown Dinner Cruise and Moonlight Cruise for Valentine's Day

When: 2/14/14
Where Detroit Princess Riverboat

The Detroit Princess Riverboat celebrates Valentine’s Day with two cruises. The Valentine's Day Dockside Motown Dinner features the Captain's Prime Rib dinner & buffet, Motown music and a cash bar. The event runs from 6 PM to 8:30 PM, and the cost is $39.95 an adult. Later in the evening, the Princess hosts a Valentine's Day Old School Moonlight is a dance party that features cash and concessions bars. The event runs from 10:30 PM until 1:30 AM, and the cost is $20 a ticket.

Farmington Hills: Valentine's Dinner Dance

When: 2/14/14 at 6:30 PM
Where: Glen Oaks Country Club, Farmington Hills

The FCB Big Band provides the music, which includes jazz, swing and dance selections. Event includes cash-bar cocktails and dinner. Call 734-261-2202 for tickets.

Metro Detroit: Concerts Scheduled on Valentine's Day

When: 2/14/14 through 2/16/14
Where: Venues across the Metro-Detroit area

While the performances may not be specifically geared to the holiday, these concerts give you a great place to take that special someone over the Valentine's Day weekend:

  • Eric Burdon & The Animals 
  • The Airborne Toxic Event 
  • Detroit Jazz Festival presents Jazz Speaks for Life 
  • Young Dro 
  • Bret Michaels 
  • Valentine's Day Jazz Explosion w/Jonathon Butler and Maysa 
  • Eddie Griffin's Laugh-A-Thon 
  • Spring Quartet with Esperanza Spalding 
  • George Strait 
  • Billy Joel 
  • Amy Schumer 
  • Infected Mushroom 
  • Big Gigantic 
  • Hopskin's Knock Madness Tour 

Milford: Chocolate Fun

When: 2/13/14 at 6:30 PM
Where: Milford Public Library
Price: Free

The library hosts a special Valentine's Day event that includes chocolate games, trivia and prizes. For kids from 7 to 12 years old. 
 

Rochester Hills: Singles Valentine Ball

When: 2/14/14 at 8 PM
Where: Forest Banquet Center, 1919 Star-Batt, Rochester Hill

The event includes a Find the Key to Your Heart Icebreaker, hors d'oeuvre buffet, sweet table and, of course, dancing to Top 40 hits. the DJ is Pam Hornbeck. Admission is $12 at the door for members, $15 non-members. 

Royal Oak: Love Gone Wild at the Detroit Zoo

When: 2/14/14 at 6:30 PM
Where: Ford Education Center, Detroit Zoo

Come for the sex education but stay for the strolling supper. The event includes information about animal mating habits, as well as champagne, butler-passed Hors d'oeuvres, commemorative gift, and two drink tickets. Guests must be 21 years of age, and the cost is $75 per member / $85 per non-member.
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