Oh, hello, Valentine’s Day, you sneaky little holiday, you! Finding new and unique ways to show your love can make even the most enthusiastic love birds shake in their boots. But rest assured, we’ve compiled a list of unique ideas in or near Old Town which are perfect for lovers and skeptics alike.
February 15th, 5-8pm
This is a win-win for parents. Drop the kids off at the Museum of Discovery where they’ll create their own Valentine’s Day cards, make heartwarming crafts, and complete STEAM challenges while you and your honey hit the town! You’ll have three hours to wine and dine, catch a show, or stroll through Old Town while your kids have a blast at the museum.
February 15th, doors 7pm
Get your Valentine’s groove on with a RETRO ROMANCE party at the Downtown Artery in Old Town. Burlesque, a drag show, and a dance party will certainly set the mood. Retro attire is strongly encouraged!
Empty Bowls Benefit for Food Bank for Larimer County
February 15th, 5-9pm
If your heart is in the charitable mood this Valentine's Day, this is the perfect event for you. This year marks the 21st year of the Empty Bowls Soup Dinner & Art Auction, an event to raise awareness and funds for those struggling with hunger in Larimer County. Located at the Fort Collins Hilton, local restaurants serve up delicious soup for a good cause, and the money raised benefits the Food Bank’s hunger relief programs. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit the Food Bank for Larimer County website.
Days/times vary, make reservations
Channel your inner Sam and Molly with a romantic private pottery class at Smokestack Pottery. You’ll spend two hours with your special someone throwing pots and sipping libations. You bring the drinks and Smokestack provides snacks and supplies. Call 970-484-8183 to make your reservation.
February 13th, 6-9pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Mardi Gras twist at the Bas Bleu Benefit party. Dig out your beads and best costumes for a festive evening of live music, dancing, and drinks. Mardi Gras attire is encouraged! Visit Bas Bleu Theatre for ticket information.
By living at Confluence Fort Collins, you’ll be in prime location to walk or bike to the many fun activities taking place in Old Town every day. Pre-sales are happening now, reserve yours to live in the middle of the action. Contact us to learn more about making Confluence Fort Collins your home.