Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cincinnati {2022}

If you’re looking for something special to do for Valentine’s Day 2022, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cincinnati – everything from a dinner to wine tastings to Valentine’s Day hikes. Enjoy!

Ladies, don’t miss the Galentine’s Day events in here too! What’s Galentine’s Day, you ask?

Plan ahead folks – lots of these will be full by the time Valentine’s Day rolls around AND these events required advance registration.

Valentines Day Cincinnati

Broadway in Cincinnati presents “My Fair Lady” at the Aronoff Center. “My Fair Lady” tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.”  But who is really being transformed?

The Summit Hotel and Overlook Kitchen + Bar are hosting a Valentine’s Mixology Class. Tickets include step-by-step instructions for 2 cocktails (Love On The Brain & Girl Crush), light bites, recipe cards, and house-made syrups to take home! Two dates are available – Feb. 8 and 10.

The Summit Hotel and Overlook Kitchen + Bar are hosting a Valentine’s Mixology Class. Tickets include step-by-step instructions for 2 cocktails (Love On The Brain & Girl Crush), light bites, recipe cards, and house-made syrups to take home! Two dates are available – Feb. 8 and 10.

Taft’s Ale House is offering a Valentine’s Mixology Class as well. One of Taft’s Ale House most experienced bartenders is teaching an intimate cocktail class, only open to 24 people. Learn to make special cocktails for Cupid’s favorite holiday. With your ticket, enjoy an appetizer as you follow along step-by-step in the process of crafting three perfectly balanced delicious drinks to enjoy right then and there. Plus, we’ll provide you with recipe cards so you’re prepared to recreate at home. Also happening on February 17.

Head to Big Ash Brewing for an Artist Guided Valentine’s Day Painting Class with Uptown Art. Choose from four Valentine’s Day themed canvases and make your own masterpiece! Tickets required.

Loveland, the “Sweetheart of Ohio”, is hosting a new event for 2022: Hearts Afire Weekend. Hearts Afire will feature elements of fire and ice with live entertainment, outdoor decorations, and more. Businesses throughout the city will participate with valentine specials and love-inspired activities. Friday events include: Galentine Night, Cappy’s Charity Date Auction, Couples Painting Class (tickets required), Craft Night (tickets required), and Kids Valentine Craft Party (tickets required), and more.

Double up for the season… it’s a romantic maple sugaring event – Maple in the Moonlight! For an unparalleled date night or an exciting evening out with friends, come out and enjoy Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve after dark at Great Parks’ Maple in the Moonlight, a program just for adults. Hike the Pin Oak Trail, then settle in by a cozy fire to unwind. Experience the journey of tree to table while you learn how maple sap becomes maple syrup. All while enjoying maple tastings! Take in the sounds of local music as you make your own maple-inspired project to bring home. Registration required.

image credit: My Furry Valentine

My Furry Valentine, the annual mega pet adoption event, will be happening at the Sharonville Convention Center from 10am to 5pm. Meet hundreds of adoptable animals under one roof.

It’s Date Night at the Krohn Conservatory’s Spring Show – Folklore of the Forest. Enjoy a rustic evening of creativity and warmth inside Krohn Conservatory. Make one of a kind pieces of art using tree slices from Cincinnati Parks. Have a light snack and a glass of something delectable as you and your date make memories in one of Cincinnati’s most iconic locations. This is an adult only event. Tickets required.

Loveland, the “Sweetheart of Ohio”, is hosting a new event for 2022: Hearts Afire Weekend. Hearts Afire will feature elements of fire and ice with live entertainment, outdoor decorations, and more. Businesses throughout the city will participate with valentine specials and love-inspired activities. Fireworks at 10:30pm!
Saturday events include: Ice Carving Demos, Fire Performers, Ghost Photo Opp (recreate the movie scene!), Hot Chocolate Bar, Makerspace Make and Take (RSVP required), Community Bonfire, and MUCH more.

Reserve your tickets for Loveland’s “Mask”erade Ball. Ticket price includes dinner, open bar, and valet parking. Live music by the Nasty Nati Brass Band! This will be a red-hot event you won’t want to miss

Join Zach Lowe Fine Art Experiences in a Galentine’s Day Paint and Sip at MadTree Brewing. Grab your girl gang, BFF, mom, sister, or your significant other for an afternoon of creativity at MadTree Brewing.

My Furry Valentine, the annual mega pet adoption event, will be happening at the Sharonville Convention Center from 10am to 5pm. Meet hundreds of adoptable animals under one roof.

Findlay Market is celebrating the sweetest day of the year with a Valentine’s Day Sweet and Savory Stroll. Spend the afternoon strolling through the market and enjoy our participating merchants’ sweet and savory samples with a glass of bubbly, live music, and warm heaters!

Funky Sunshine is having a Valentine’s Day Tie Dye Party. RSVP required. Come tie dye a shirt together! Maybe a sunshine burst or a heart that completes itself when the couple stands together? The possibilities are endless! Come relax and create a colorful piece of wearable art for you to cherish, and remember the day! Call them at 513.443.8659 or message them on Facebook to RSVP.

people displaying their tie dye creations at Funky Sunshine
image credit: Funky Sunshine

Taft’s Ale House is hosting a Valentine’s Mixology Class. Kasey, one of Taft’s Ale House most experienced bartenders, is teaching this intimate cocktail class, only open to 12 couples during 2 different time slots. Advance ticket purchase required.

Head to Rhinegeist for Sweet Harmony, a self-guided beer and dessert pairing experience. Indulge in a selection of Rhinegeist beer that has been perfectly matched with decadent desserts provided by local confection composers. Whether you want to cozy up with your sweetheart and listen to live music or reenact those prom poses at the photo booth with a group of friends, there’s something for everyone this Valentine’s Day at Rhinegeist. Doors open at 7 and you’re free to join in anytime before 10pm. Tickets required.

Join Afromeals for a Valentine Day Cooking Class: Pasta (Italian and Jamaican Fusion) at the Findlay Kitchen. Tickets required.

Taft’s Ale House is hosting a special Valentine’s Day Beer Dinner. Enjoy a 5-course dinner, each course perfectly paired with delicious beers from Taft’s Brewing Company (hand-picked by the brewers themselves). Treat your sweetheart to a beautiful dinner and a Valentine’s Day they won’t soon forget. Doors open at 6:30pm and the first course will be served at 7pm. Tickets required.

Taft’s Brewpourium is pairing up with Peace, Love, and Little Donuts for a Valentine’s Beer, Pizza, and Donuts Pairing. Enjoy two flights of four beers, each perfectly paired with a fresh donut. You’ll also get a large heart-shaped pizza with up to 2 toppings. Advance ticket purchase required.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants (Montgomer Rd.) are hosting a Galentine’s Gathering – Wine Club Pairing Dinner. Gather your favorite guy, gal, or group (perhaps they should call it PAL-entine’s dinner!) for a Wine Club event that’s too good to miss. The festivities will feature a delectable three-course wine-paired dinner and interactive experiences to showcase your love for your friends. Tickets required.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants (Liberty Twp.) are hosting a Galentine’s Gathering – Wine Club Pairing Dinner. Gather your favorite guy, gal, or group (perhaps they should call it PAL-entine’s dinner!) for a Wine Club event that’s too good to miss. The festivities will feature a delectable three-course wine-paired dinner and interactive experiences to showcase your love for your friends. Tickets required.

Taft’s Ale House is offering a Valentine’s Mixology Class as well. One of Taft’s Ale House most experienced bartenders is teaching an intimate cocktail class, only open to 24 people. Learn to make special cocktails for Cupid’s favorite holiday. With your ticket, enjoy an appetizer as you follow along step-by-step in the process of crafting three perfectly balanced delicious drinks to enjoy right then and there. Plus, we’ll provide you with recipe cards so you’re prepared to recreate at home.

Neusole Glassworks is offering a Hearts of Love Single Paperweight class. You’ll scultp hot, molten glass into heart shaped paperweights. Reservations are required and masks must be worn.

photo credit: Neusole Glassworks Facebook page

Neusole Glassworks is also offering a couples class – Hearts of Love Double Couples Heart. Each couple will make 2 separate hearts that they will join together. They’ll add your names or the date. Champagne and a box of chocolate provided. Reservations required, 21+, pick-up in approx. 7 days, mask required.


Be sure to check your event destination for space and availability before you go as many of these events will fill to capacity long before Valentine’s Day.

All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.

7 thoughts on “Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cincinnati {2022}”

  1. THANK YOU for including us!!! More than 500 animals will be available for adoption. FREE family fun for everyone!! Prizes, face painters, a petting zoo, lots and lots of dogs, cats and other animals available for adoption. Thank you!!!

  2. Of course, if you are tired of couples getting all the attention, join us at our first annual “Singles Awareness Party” at Velocity Bike & Bean in Florence on Saturday night, Feb 14th.

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