Ready or not, whether you’re spending this weekend with your beau or flying solo, Valentine’s is around the corner! And there’s no better place to experience it than the city that has it all: flavor, spicy and tons of romantic spots. Here’s just a taste of the many activities for this coming February 14.
Concert at Deering Estate
A picnic under the moonlight while hearing sensual pop and R&B? It can’t get any more romantic than that! For only $35 per person, you can celebrate love along Keba, the Trinidadian-born artist that emanates sensuality with her music. Tip: bring your own food and some chairs. The date is at the beautiful Biscayne Bay. The doors will be open at 7 p.m. For more info on the event, check their website: https://deeringestate.org/event/valentines-day-concert-miami/ 16701 SW 72nd Avenue Miami, FL 33157. Or call: (305) 235 -1668
Miami Design District Deco Swing Ball
If you’re all about Swing –fancy drinks, and such. Bring you’re a game to this Twenties Setting and show your best dance steps. Bringing a period-adequate attire is not mandatory, but who wouldn’t fall in love with Mr. Gatsby, right? The Swing Dance Gala opens on the 3rd floor at 8 p.m., with a swing dance lesson by World Champion Yuval Hod and Gypsy Juls. For tickets and info, click on the event’s site: https://www.miamidesigndistrict.net/event/1654/miami-design-district-deco-swing-ball-is-back/ Miami Design District Palm Court, 140 NE 39th St., Miami.
Paddleboard and Kayak tour plus Bonfire afterward
Not all couples are the same. For the adventurous, sporty type, Miami has you covered. The Virginia Key Outdoor Center will host a very romantic sunset paddleboard and kayaking tour. Your reward? A bonfire with the jaw-dropping sunset skyline on Biscayne Bay. Mouthwatering s’ mores and chocolate-covered strawberries are complimentary. To make a reservation click here: https://www.vkoc.net/ or call (786) 224-4777
Flamenco Show at Bellmont Spanish Restaurant
Olé! The Bellmont Spanish Restaurant is offering two things: a fun, exciting Flamenco show and the very best of Spanish cuisine. Of course, the admission –which ranks between $150 and $195 per couple –includes a bottle of wine or a pitcher of yummy sangria. Set the mood; try something different! Be sure to order the Paella. Click here to see their delectable menu https://www.bellmontrestaurant.com/ and for reservations, call (786) 502-4684
Concert under the stars
Talent runs in families, and to prove it, Emily Estefan –daughter or Miami’s favorites Gloria and Emilio Estefan –is giving a concert at Peacock Park kicking off at 6 p.m. The 57th annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival begins with the performance of this rising star; you do not want to miss it. The fee is $50 per couple. Call the Peacock Park for further details at 305) 533-3550.
Miami International Jazzfest
I dare you to name something more sensual and romantic than jazz music! Your date is at the Manual Artime Performing Arts Center, kicking at 7 p.m. On February 15, the fun extends with Joe Bataan and his Barrio Boys with Ramiro Aguirre. Admission is set at $30 per person. to check out the performers, dates, and other details, click here: http://www.miamiinternationaljazzfest.org/
No matter the activity, this weekend is all about the fun, romantic mood. Grab your couple and make some memories this coming February 14! Lots of smooches and hugs are doctor recommended. Don’t spare on the love.
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