Each year on Valentine's Day, there may be a bit of pressure to impress your other half by lavishing them with gifts of roses, chocolate, or an expensive dinner at a posh restaurant in the city. What if you want to think a little outside the box or need to show your appreciation in a less over-the-top fashion? Here are just a few suggestions and ideas for Valentine's day that you and your partner for the day/month/life may enjoy a bit more than the usual.
1) 5th Annual Venice Valentine's Day (Scavenger Hunt for teams of two)
Time: 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Where: Venice Beach - 3100 Ocean front Walk, Venice
Tickets: $25 per person ; buy online here or call (323) 799-1374
visit www.outoftheboxevents.com for more information.
2) Valentine's Day showing of Breakfast at Tiffany's
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Where: Egyptian Theatre - 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Tickets: General Admission $11; Seniors/Students $9 ; buy tickets online here
Watch Holly Golightly fall in love all over again in this timeless classic featuring Audrey Hepburn.
visit www.americancinematheque.com for more information.
3) Valentine's Day Salsa dance party
Time: 9:30 P.M. - Midnight (Couples & Singles welcome)
Where: Heartbeat House Dance Studio - 3141 Glendale Blvd., Atwater Village (LA)
Tickets: $5 at the door ($1 for beer/wine) Free snacks provided
A 15 minute group salsa lesson and then you get to dance until your hearts content. Hosted by Francini.
visit www.heartbeathouse.com for more information
4) Westfield Free Family Valentine's Day
Time: 10:30 A.M.
Where: Westfield Culver City, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA
Special story time with My Dog Thinks I'm a Genious by Harriett Ziefert and Make Van Goghs Bed by Julie Appel. Snacks, arts, and crafts.
Visit www.westfield.com/culvercity for more information
5) Valentine's Day at Cafe Sierra
Time: 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Where: Cafe Sierra - 555 Universal Hollywood Drive, L.A., CA at Hilton LA
Admission: Adults $52; Children (3-10) $24
- Call (818) 509-2030 for Reservations
Enjoy a Valentine's Day Buffet of prime rib & lobster and your special woman will receive a rose and chocolate gift with her dinner. Live music