Spoil your sweetie on Valentines Day in Denver 2018. You will find a variety of things to do including seeing a show at the theater, enjoying a tasty dinner for two, and heading out to a concert.
My insider's guide also features some fun options the weekend before. Highlights include a Colorado Avalanche game, STOMP at the Buell, and a Valentine's Day Block Party at the Bellco.
Read on for a full list of fun events this holiday in the Mile High City.
Location: Garner Galleria Center
First Date is a musical comedy that will take the stage this Valentine's Day in Denver. The show starts with several people describing their worst first dates. It then steps into the story of two people on their first date.
One of them has been on numerous first dates. For the other, it's their first time. The awkward evening includes discussions on religion and previous relationship. The date quickly goes south with some plots twists along the way.
Location: Buell Theater
Listen to the rhythm of New York on Valentine's Day in Denver at the Buell Theater. Stomp is a high energy performance where the performers create music by using a variety of instruments such as garbage cans, brooms, lighters and more.
The show also includes lively dancing and other performances. This wordless performance includes eight cast members with a variety of talents.
Spend this Valentine's Day in Denver at the Bellco at this 90's Block Party. Performs this year include Guy, Teddy Riley, 112, Next and Ginuwine. The party starts at 7pm.
Head over to the Hi-Dive for Valentine's Day Special: "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" featuring Chella and the Charm, Ryann & Lee, Jennifer Niceley, Bonnie & Taylor, and Five Mile Woods.
Other Denver concerts on Valentine's Day include 1000mods at Globe Hall, G Perico at the Larimer Lounge, and Howard Jones Solo - The Songs & The Stories at the Soiled Dove Underground.
Location: Pepsi Center
Cheer on the Colorado Avalanche this Valentine's Day in Denver. Watch Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon, and their teammates take on the Montreal Canadians.
The Avalanche have been fun to watch this year with several players showing some great improvement. Heading to a game is the perfect treat for all hockey and sports lovers.
The game is at the Pepsi Center and starts at 7:30pm.
Location: Voodoo is at 1260 22nd St
The Voodoo Comedy Playhouse is the place to be this Valentine's Day in Denver. On Wednesday, February 14, you will find two shows.
The first is Bitch Squad & Hairstyles of the Damned. This one-hour improv show will keep you laughing all night long. This show runs from 8pm to 9pm.
The second show of the night is The Laboratory: Standup Comedy Open Mic. This free show is open to the public. Grab the stage to show off your talents or just sit back and enjoy a night filled with up-and-coming local talent.
You will also find dozens of places all around town with dinner specials. Here is just a sample of the options already available.
Barolo Grill: Italian restaurant in Cherry Creek with a $95 prix fixe menu on Valentine's Day, 3030 E. 6th Avenue
Eddie Merlot's - Englewood: Steak dinner in Englewood with options including Bone-In Filet, Bone-In Filet Del Mar, and Lobster Tail (prices range from $35.95 to $99.95 per person), add on a dozen roses and a half bottle of Champagne to celebrate for an additional $99. 10110 E Dry Creek Rd.
Edge Bar & Restaurant: Lodo Steakhouse with specials running from 2/10 - 2/14, $85 3-course meal or $225 dinner for two with a bottle of Chandon Red Sparkling. 1111 14th St.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill: Gastro Pub in downtown Denver, special menu with items such as Grilled Ribeye Steak, Peppercorn Beef Tenderlion, and more, 1605 Wynkoop Street
Charcoal Restaurant: Downtown hot spot with an elegant 4-course dinner for $65 per person. 43 W 9th Ave.
Perry's Steakhouse and Grille: This Park Meadow's favorite is offering a 3-course holiday meal. Reservations at 5:30pm or before are $59.95 per person and $79.95 for reservations at 5:45pm and later.
You will also find a variety of fun activities the days leading up to Valentines Day in Denver. Here are just a few great options.
Dates: 2/9 - 2/11
Well known for thrilling crowds for many years with their high flying trucks and aerial acrobatics, the Monster Jam would be one of the most exciting events you could take your sweetie to if you want something else to do around Valentines Day in Denver.
The most famous of all the Monster Trucks, Gravedigger, will be on full display along with many others trucks, dune buggies, and ATVs. There is something for everyone and thrills for all!
Date: Tuesday, 2/13
The Denver Nuggets take on the San Antonio Spurs in this amazing match-up between two tough teams. The Spurs are known for being one of the best teams in the NBA, but the Nuggets are always up for the challenge.
The 3 point shots, the fast breaks, and the wicked dunks performed by both teams will excite and entice anyone to get up out of their seats and cheer the night away.
The Nuggets vs Spurs usually sell out quickly, so don't wait to book your tickets!
If you are looking for a variety of theater shows in Denver, you are in luck. There are lots to choose from and many each and every day.
Some of these include the previously mentioned, "First Date", "American Mariachi", "The Great Leap", "Zoey's Perfect Wedding" and others. Make sure to figure out which is right for you, and maybe more than one, since there are so many, and enjoy some theater in our Mile High City.
The Colorado Symphony has over 150 different shows each year. It is renown for the ability to be experimental while still staying with the tried and true that are known by all. The weekend before Valentines Day in Denver, they has two presentations for you listening, and viewing, pleasure.
The show this weekend is on both Friday (2/9) and Saturday (2/10). It's Brett Mitchell - John Williams: An American Journey. Both shows will be at the Boettcher Concert Hall.
Make sure to have your tennis shoes on, and your hunny with you, as you get ready to have a little fun the weekend before Valentines Day in Denver on February 11th in Washington Park.
This 5K run also includes the possibility of meeting someone new if you are running solo. The event encourages runners to wear costumes, be silly, and even play "Spin the Bottle." You can also check out their "Kissing Booth" if you really need a little more of a thrill after you finish running.
Don't get left behind or Cupid will be sad and lonely!