Houston Valentine’s Day Events

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day weekend upon us. If you’re looking for fun ways to mark the occasion, here are some inspired events to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Houston with your significant other or together as a family.

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Houston

We Love Houston Biking Event
Join Bayou City Outdoors on February 12 at 1:30 pm for a free biking event that starts at Memorial Park and rides to the We Love Houston sculpture with a tour of hidden gems around Houston.

No bike while visiting? No problem! Rent one from several B-Cycle kiosks in Houston. Please note, however, that there may not be a B-Cycle station close to Memorial Park so plan to pick up your bike in advance of the event.

Celebrate the arts with Special Events at the Children’s Museum
On February 11, join Wade Smith as he reads from his Smitty Hits the Books series and enjoy live music from Joy of Djembre. On February 12, see Texas Diamond perform a Alvin Alley Modern Dance performance. Special events are included with price of admission, but for all details visit the Children’s Museum of Houston website.

Got a babysitter on Valentine’s Day 2017?
Enjoy a Cupid Cruise with Buffalo Bayou Boat Cruises. The $45 admission per person includes a one-of-a-kind cruise around downtown Houston aboard the Spirit of the Bayou with a little bubbly and good eats.

Valentine Glass Blowing
Work together with your loved one to create something special you’ll treasure forever. Classes with Three Dimensional Visions range from $60 for a candy dish to $215 for a wavy bowl or vase. You’ll create something that is not only a symbol of your love but also a unique piece for your home.

Explore the final frontier at Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston offers daily educational programs that support STEAM learning and exploration. Start the day at Human Destiny, a 15-minute film in the Destiny Theater that will inspire the next generation of astronauts.

For a real treat for the space lover in your life, take them to Meet an Astronaut on Fridays at 11 am and 1:20 pm (free with admission) or reserve a more special encounter with lunch and a photo!

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Know Before You Go

  • Houston is known for its haunted sites. Allen’s Landing is especially popular since it dates to 1836 and is the birthplace of Houston’s business district.
  • One of Houston’s most remarkable features is the Downtown Tunnels, where you can find a long path of restaurants and places to shop.
  • The Houston Museum of Natural Science is an excellent place for entertainment. Don’t skip a stop at the Butterfly Center!

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