What should I do for Valentine’s Day 2020 in Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, For Fun on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 at 3:48 PM
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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day 2020 Ideas in Chicago, IL

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It will be here any day now, in fact, depending on when you’re reading this. To help save the city from a collective V-Day flop, we here at Continental Honda have compiled a few interesting last-minute ideas for how to spend Valentine’s Day 2020.

Be warned that these events are a bit pricey. Check out the costs that we’ve listed to determine if they fit your budget. Now that’s out of the way, read on for some unique ways to make Valentine’s Day 2020 one for the books.


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Valentine’s Day Dinner at Lincoln Park Zoo

  • Where? Lincoln Park Zoo’s Café Brauer, 2021 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago IL
  • When? 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM seatings on Friday, Feb. 14

Two dinner sessions are available to be signed up for at the historic Café Brauer within the Lincoln Park Zoo. Attendees will enjoy live music, unlimited drinks, romantic candlelight seating, and an extensive dinner buffet.

The cost for this dinner is listed as $70.

Star Farm Chicago Valentines Brunch Fundraiser

  • Where? Eco Collective Chicago, 2042 W. 21st Street, Chicago IL
  • When? Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM

Once the glow of Valentine’s begins to fade with the coming dawn, head over to Eco Collective Chicago for a post-Valentine’s brunch. Enjoy farm fresh cuisine, live music, a raffle, children’s section, and some more surprises.

The cost is $40 to $60.

Valentine’s Day Interactive Supper Club!

  • Where? Get in the Kitchen!, 3617 North Broadway, Chicago IL
  • When? Friday, Feb. 14 from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm

There’s no better way to spend V-day; at least, so the hosts of this event boldly claim. Enjoy a unique combination of cooking class and sit-down dinner. The cost is $79.

Valentine’s Day Comedy Jam

  • Where? Bethel New Life, 1140 North Lamon Avenue, Amberg Hall, Chicago IL
  • When? Friday, Feb. 14 from 8:00 PM until midnight

If you and your special someone like to laugh, check out this self-proclaimed all-star comedy lineup, which also features some excessively dope poets and a great band. The cost is $50.

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The Ultimate Valentine’s Celebration for Chicago History Buffs

  • Where? Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, 33 W. Kinzi Street, Chicago IL
  • When? Friday, Feb. 14 at 5:30 PM

What better way to spend Valentine’s Day in Chicago than to tour a historic landmark building that was once home to a notorious mob boss? Attendees will be treated to prohibition-era cocktails, after which they’ll get to venture through once-hidden areas of the building that few have ever seen. After the tour, dinner will be enjoyed in Harry’s dining room.

Twenty spots are available for this tour, so RSVP and advance-purchase now if you’re intrigued. The cost of the tour + dinner is $95 per person, which does not include tax or a tip for dinner.

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