More Than Just Dinner: Six Unique Valentine’s Date Ideas in the Treasure Valley

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More Than Just Dinner: Six Unique Valentine’s Date Ideas in the Treasure Valley

Bored of the same old candlelit dinner every Valentine’s Day? Are you looking for a unique evening for you and your sweetheart to celebrate February 14th? Look no further than these events happening in the Treasure Valley that will give you the chance to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a way that fits you and your significant other’s unique flair! 


The Dinner Detective at The Riverside Hotel 

This event is perfect for anybody excited to bond with their partner over a riveting mystery and delicious menu provided by the Riverside Grill. Enjoy this chance to play sleuth, or get involved yourself by becoming a prime suspect in this murder investigation. Get your tickets here for shows happening on February 11th, 12th, and 19th. 


Romancing the Pen 

Looking for a way to explore the darker side of Valentine’s Day? Visit the Old Idaho Penitentiary on February 14th for a memorable Valentine’s day experience. You and your amour can stroll through the penitentiary grounds, visiting special love-themed exhibits and diving into the passions of the criminals who were held here. If this sounds like something that your true crime-obsessed loved one will enjoy find your tickets here. 


Valentine’s Bazaar 

Maybe you’re looking to pick up some romantic wine and chocolate for your love. Indian Creek Winery in Kuna is hosting their annual Valentine’s Bazaar on February 12th. This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy a relaxing shopping and tasting experience. Pick up some handmade jewelry for your sweetie, some wine just in time for Valentine’s Day, or simply enjoy the shows that will be taking place throughout the day. Tickets can be ordered here. 


The Fabulous Chancellors Annual Valentine’s Ball 

For all of those couples looking to dance the night away, the 9th Annual Valentine’s Ball at the Riverside Hotel is here for you! Don’t pass up this opportunity to enjoy live music and dancing to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend on February 12th. Tickets for the ball can be found here. If you want to take things up a notch, Riverside Hotel is also offering a room package that includes an overnight stay, and dining options for dinner and the next day’s brunch so that you can enjoy a romantic weekend with your valentine. 


Valentine’s Day Comedy Show 

Are you and your sweetheart always laughing at each other’s jokes? Maybe it’s time to take it out on the town and laugh together at this love-themed comedy show, happening at Watson’s Mystery Cafe & Spirits on February 14th. Grab your significant other and enjoy a night of jokes by local comedic couples. Buy your tickets here! 


Woo at the Zoo 

For a truly unique Valentine’s Day experience visit Zoo Boise on February 16th for a romantic, curated zoo experience that focuses on love amongst the species. Enjoy a guided tour of the zoo including informative presentations about animal breeding practices, and up-close animal encounters. This event also includes dinner, drinks, and take-home mementos for you and your special someone. Find more info and tickets here.



Andrea Hanks

An expert at going out.

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