If you’re looking for something outside of the box to do this Valentine’s Day rather than the usual dinner and a movie, check out this list of 10 free and affordable things to do on Wednesday, February, 14, 2018 around Baltimore. Whether single or attached, you’re sure to find something fun and different to do right here.
- Where: Linganore Wine Cellars — 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt. Airy, MD
- When: February 9 – 14
- Time: 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm
- Cost: $35 per couple
Wine tastings for two paired with a selection of cheeses and chocolates (and yes, a long-stemmed rose). This unique experience puts you and your sweetheart in the heart of the winery. The Days of Wine & Roses wine and chocolate pairing is done in our barrel room so be sure to dress warmly.
- Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Library — 400 Cathedral St., Baltimore
- Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
- Cost: Free
Novelist Tayari Jones will read and discuss her new book, An American Marriage, followed by a book signing and heart-themed refreshments. A 2018 Oprah’s Book Club Selection, An American Marriage is a stirring love story and an insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control.
- Where: Moline Pizza & Polpette — 301 West 29th Street, Baltimore
- Time: 5pm
- Cost: Free
Enjoy games of trivia, 50% off pizzas (authentic Italian and delicious!) and happy hour.
- Where: R. House — 301 West 29th Street, Baltimore
- Time: 6pm – 9pm
- Cost: $25 – purchase tickets here
Single or attached, you’ll have fun with great brunch food, unlimited mimosas and vibey music. Every food stall is launching a brunch option with R Bar offering unlimited mimosa’s, as well as, well-crafted cocktails with Makers Mark and Effen Vodka. DJ Impulse will be there. Have fun with “crush cards” — writing special messages to your crush. Ticket includes one entrée and unlimited mimosa’s. Fifty Maker’s Mark tickets come with one dipped Maker’s Mark glass.
- Where: The SNF Parkway / Maryland Film Festival – 5 W. North Ave. at Charles Street, Baltimore
- Time: 7pm: Poetic Justice; 9pm intermission; 9:15pm: Love & Basketball
- Cost: $8 – $16
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at this beautiful, historic theater with a 35mm double feature of Poetic Justice starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur, and Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Love & Basketball. Tickets are available for the individual films, or together as a double feature at a discounted rate.
- Where: Heavy Seas Brewery — 4615 Hollins Ferry Rd., Baltimore
- Time: 3pm – 10pm
- Cost: Free
Heavy Seas Tap Room is offering drink specials all night for online daters. Show our bartenders that you’re with your Tinder Match, and enjoy $4 pints on all year-round drafts AND $5 casks all night. Pieces of Eight food truck will be onsite serving their delicious woodfired pizzas & other tasty menu items.
- Where: The BIG Theater — 1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
- Time: 7:30pm – 9pm
- Cost: $5
GHOST PARTY is an immersive, interactive show that combines elements of sketch and prop comedy with short form improv and draws on themes surrounding ghosts, the occult, and other things ghoulish in nature. Hosts Beatrice and Derek guide the audience through creating a unique incantation that serves as the initial input for the acolytes to perform scenes and short form games, raising the stakes (and the dead) until the show comes to its exciting, and often ghostly, end.
- Where: Magooby’s Joke House — 9603 Deereco Rd., Timonium
- Time: 8pm
- Cost: $20
- Discount tickets for $10 are available through Goldstar. Click here to purchase discount tickets.
This special couple’s themed Valentine’s Day event is not to be missed if you love comedy mixed with mystery. “The Newly Dead Game” stars 98 Rock morning show host Justin Schlegel as well as comedians and 98 Rock regulars Joe Robinson, Rob Maher, Tommy Sinbazo, Erik Woodworth and Dylan Meyer. However, the real stars of the show are you the audience. Some of you will get to play parts in the show and all of you will guess who the murderer is. Guess right and you could win something new and shiny. Guess wrong and you’ll live with the shame and despair forever. Eat. Drink. Laugh. Solve a murder.
- Where: Howard & Mulberry Soundstage — 401 N Howard St., Baltimore
- Time: 7pm – 12am
- Cost: $15 – $50
This is a party for both singles and couples. Hosted by Media Personality Kevin Lei featuring the RUFF ENDZ (the R&B Group that bought you #1Billboard Classic Hits “Someone to Love You” and “No More Shopping Sprees”). It’s a “Red, Black & White” Affair so come dress to impress. At 7pm, there is Speed- Dating for the singles and at 8pm live entertainment by Rochelle Denise, Therron Fowler, Micah Smith and stand-up comedian Desi Alexander from Jess Hilarious Tour. At 9:30, Party with DJ Prolic begins until Midnight. For 21+.
- Where: Reflections Hall at Beefalo Bobs — 8015 Ft. Smallwood Rd., Baltimore
- Time: 5pm – 10pm
- Cost: $15 – $45
This Valentine’s Day Dance features a cocktail hour, dance lessons, unlimited buffet, DJ hosted dance, and gaming wheels. Plus, it’s a fundraiser for an extreme makeover of the Anne Arundel County SPCA. Ticket options include: (1) Dance Lesson & Dance $20 or (2) Buffet included $45 (Discount for youth & children)
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