Posted On: 01-21-18

February 10 - 14 - Valentine's Day in Downtown Louisville

So many things to do in Downtown Lou for Valentine’s Day! Make sure to make your reservations now while there are plenty of spots to pick from.

  • Louisville Is For Lovers Valentines Concert
    Location: Main Library (3rd and York)
    Date: Feb 10th

    Louisville is for lovers celebrates the release of their 2018 compilation album with a FREE after-hours concert at the Main Library featuring musical performances by Adventure, Soft Self Portraits, and Mother Runaway. Archivists from the Louisville Underground Music Archives will showcase items from their collection and accept donations to the archive.

    PLUS, come early for the 6 p.m. Wild & Woolly Video screening of “Breadcrumb Trail: The Story of Slint.”

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  • Second Saturday: Celebrating Valentine’s Day
    Location: Frazier History Museum (829 W. Main St.)
    Date: Feb 10th

    Take advantage of $5 February with a perfect way for families to enjoy the day together.
    Our friends from Hound Dog Press will be here to demonstrate 19th century printing press equipment and help you print your own Valentine’s Day greeting card.

    From candy to cards to crazy traditions, we’ll dedicate the day to love and families of past and present. We’ll also have special hands-on artifact touch stations, great performances and even a reading of love letters between the past Presidents and First Ladies!

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  • Valentine Dinner Cruise
    Location: Mary M. Miller
    Date: Feb 10th & 14th

    Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine Dinner Cruise! A delicious dinner buffet and a DJ for entertainment. $65 + tax per person., ticket price includes an individual sized bottle of champagne.

    Sample Menu: Entrees: Grilled Chicken Breast with a Cherry, Balsamic Glaze, Prime Rib served with Au Jus, Garlic Shrimp

    Sides: Rosemary Roasted Potatoes, Wild Rice Pilaf, Seasonal Vegetable Medley, Strawberry Almond Salad, Cold Vegetable Salad w/ Vinaigrette, Roasted Acorn Squash and Quinoa Salad

    Dessert: Assorted Pies, Cheesecake w/ Strawberry Topping

    Beverage Station: Tea, Lemonade, Water, Coffee

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  • Art Eatables Chocolate Making Event
    Location: Cooking at Millie’s (340 W. Chestnut St.)
    Date: Feb 12th

    Join us on Monday, February 12th at Cooking @ Millie’s, the first and only hands on cooking class located in the heart of Downtown Louisville. USE PROMO CODE EATABLES10 TO RECEIVE 10% OFF ON THIS CLASS!!!

    In this special Valentine’s Day class Kelly Ramsey from Art Eatables will teach you some basic chocolate tips and techniques. You will taste and talk about different chocolates. During the class you will learn to make 4 different Valentine’s treats; a Bourbon Chocolate Ganache Truffle, Hand Painted Poured Chocolate, Raspberry Cream Candy and Chocolate Dipped Strawberry. Each person will take home a box of chocolate with them.

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  • Ambassadors Giving Out Valentine’s Candy
    Location: Downtown Louisville
    Date: Feb 14th

    Ambassadors will distribute Valentines Candy in the Central Business District again this year, just like they’ve been doing for over a decade.

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  • A Valentines Tribute To Mariah Carey
    Location: Jimmy Can’t Dance (119 S. 7th St.)
    Date: Feb 14th

    Attention lovers – come on down and take a journey through the soundtrack of our generation. Let the music carefully curated by Zach Langoria & Friends light the fire inside your heart and fufill your Valentine’s Day Fantasies. Each ticket comes with one free glass of bubbly to share with your Honey or cheers to yourself. Follow it up with our special V-Day cocktails! Then, dip into some sweets provided by Another Place Sandwich Shop and show that special someone that they will Always Be Your Baby. Do it all for $20. Let’s share the love together this year.

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  • Valentine’s Day Dinner
    Location: Marketplace Restaurant (651 S. 4th St.)
    Date: Feb 14th

    Join us on Valentine’s day to celebrate with your special someone. We have a delicious menu crafted by Chef Zac Young, decadent desserts created by Sous Chef Hope Phillips and music by pianist Matt DeVore all to set the mood for your romantic evening. $60 per person for three courses of your selection.

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  • You Are Loved: Valentine’s Day at KMAC Shop & Cafe
    Location: KMAC Museum
    Date: Feb 10th

    A VALENTINE’S Day Celebration and Shopping Experience

    Cocktails & Desserts served for the evening
    Local artists featured: Cathy Wade, Chad Balster, Roxy Lentz.

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  • Valentine’s Day at 8UP
    Location: 8UP (350 W. Chestnut St.)
    Date: Feb 9-14th

    On Friday, Feb. 9 through Wednesday, Feb. 14, 8UP is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu from executive chef Casper Van Drongelen. The regular menu will also be available. In addition, couples who dine on Wednesday, Feb. 14 will be treated to a complimentary glass of sparkling wine in the lounge after their meal. Reservations are recommended; please call (502) 631-4180 or visit

    The Valentine’s Day menu includes:

    Lobster bisque with crème fraîche and tarragon ($11)
    Roasted spring vegetables with buttermilk dressing and pea vines ($9)

    Cold-smoked bone-in ribeye with potatoes dauphine and horseradish cream ($42)
    Scallop ravioli with oven-dried tomato, wild mushrooms, spinach and gremolata ($30)

    Molten lava cake with dark chocolate and bourbon cherries ($9)

    Additionally, 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen will host both Galentine’s Day and Valentine’s Day events filled with delectable dinner specials and signature libations to toast friendship or romance. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, gather your best gal pals and head to 8UP for Galentine’s Day, the unofficial holiday observed just for ladies to celebrate each other over dinner and drinks. Starting at 4 p.m. in the lounge, diners can enjoy half-priced select bottles of wine, Mardi Gras-themed appetizers, such as shrimp & grits, pimento cheese hushpuppies and a king cake, and “Sex and the City” inspired cocktails including Carrie’s Cosmo, Samantha’s Sexy Rye Manhattan, Miranda’s Bourbon & Ginger Fetish, and The Charlotte Lemon Drop. Singer/songwriter Josh Logan from NBC’s “The Voice” will perform classic hits from 7 to 9 p.m.

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  • Valentine’s Day at the Brown Hotel
    Location: The Brown Hotel (335 W Broadway)
    Date: Feb 10-14th

    Treat your sweetheart to a luxurious Valentine’s Day with a night out at Louisville’s grand 1920s-era Brown Hotel! A chef’s tasting menu highlighting the best of the season will be offered Saturday, Feb. 10 for $79 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Additionally, Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Wednesday, Feb. 14, diners can enjoy a festive four-course menu complete with love potion #9, an elixir prepared table-side that’s sure to bring sparks to your evening. Cost is $89 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A credit card will be required to confirm reservations. To reserve your seats, call (502)583-1234.

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  • Sway Valentine’s Day Dinner
    Location: Sway (311 S. 4th St)
    Date: Feb 14th

    Three Course Surf + Turf Special Featuring:
    House Salad with Seared Beef Tenderloin Oscar
    Butter Roasted Day Boat Scallops with Champagne Buerre Blanc
    Yukon Mashed Potatoes and Truffle Risotto
    Rose Water Panna Cotta with Lavender Honey
    Reserve today by calling 502-217-6028

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  • The Bristol is for Lovers
    Location: The Bristol Bar & Grille — Downtown (614 W. Main St)
    Date: Feb 9-14th

    At the Downtown location, diners can start with stuffed mushrooms featuring local Stone Cross Farm sausage, then choose from Osaka scallops or beef Wellington for the entrée. For dessert, a miniature strawberry cheesecake is topped with a chocolate-covered strawberry. Wine pairings are suggested for each dish. The specials are available Feb. 9-14.
    Reservations – (502) 582-1995

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  • Music Romantique
    Location: Seelbach Hilton (500 S 4th St)
    Date: Feb 14th

    24th annual Valentine Dinner Show, Dancing & Silent Auction
    6 PM Cash Bar & Silent Auction opening
    6:45 PM Dinner Catered by The Seelbach Hilton
    8 PM Show of Classic Love Songs

    With each reservation, Free Tix to the two remaining ticketed series concerts.
    Purchase a table of 8-10 and receive program and stage recognition. Great for your business/corporation or a table of family & friends!
    Advance Reservations only.

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  • Speakeasy Sweethearts
    Location: Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
    Date: Feb 14th

    The Speakeasy Tasting Experience transports you back in time to the 1930’s to celebrate the last days of Prohibition in Louisville. If you guess the secret entry password correctly, you’ll gain access to our very own historic Speakeasy. Once inside, you’ll learn about Prohibition and the city’s rich Bourbon heritage, while tasting 4 premium whiskeys. As our Speakeasy guest, you will also take home a commemorative glass.

    The 30-minute Speakeasy Tour is available Friday through Sunday only and costs $18 per person. Must be at least 21 years of age to participate.

    *Due to the legal limits of tasting quantity, each guest can only participate in 1 tour / tasting per day.*

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  • My Freaky Valentine Market
    Location: 4th Street Live!
    Date: Feb 10th- 11th

    Market for Mischief: a market full of offbeat oddities!
    Come shop and support local artists with their own individual style, this is a market unlike any other.
    Hosted by public figure Rocky Doll
    Some Vendors include:
    -Awesome Opossum Gifts
    -Cosmic Burnout
    -Pens by Robert
    -Hand Crafts by A.L.
    Don’t miss this unique market, on the upper level of Fourth Street Live!
    FREE to attend!

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  • Valentine’s Day Packages
    Location: Brendon’s Catch 23 (505 S 4th St)
    Date: Feb 14th

    It’s almost Valentine’s Day!

    There is no better place to celebrate with your special someone than Brendon’s Catch 23. With three different packages to choose from, you’ll be sure to catch their eye and their heart.
    Packages range from $75 – $200, including chocolates, wine/champagne, and roses.

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  • Valentine Lovers Paint and Sip
    Location: Avenue E (536 S 4th St)
    Date: Feb 15th

    Last Day to get Tickets on Eventbrite will be Tuesday February 13th. Not accepting payments at the door.

    Make this Valentine Day a little different. February 15th is the day after, but could and will be the best yet! At Avenue E you and your partner could have the best Valentine day EVER… You won’t have to worry about long lines or super long dinner reservations. Enjoy a Paint and Sip class which includes a bottle wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres along with Sweet Treats by Chanda. Create a Valentine day moment that will last a life time.

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Do you know of other Valentine’s events happening in Downtown Louisville? Let us know! Contact Us!