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If you’re scrambling to make plans for Valentine’s Day, we have you covered. Here are a few ideas for the last-minute types.

Chicago Theatre Week – Take your sweetheart to see a show! This annual celebration of the city’s world-class theatre scene features more than 100 different productions.

Chicago Black Restaurant Week – Dine at one of the city’s African American-owned eateries. Lots of hidden gems on the list of participating restaurants!

Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden – Orchids are perhaps the most romantic plant there is, making this flower show perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Chicago Auto Show – Rev up the romance at America’s biggest auto show, right here in Chicago.

Go Dancing – Check out the “Dirty Dancing” themed salsa party at the Duet Dance Studio or try the rumba & salsa class at Ballroom Dance Chicago that also includes complimentary sparkling wine and hor d’ouvres.

Go Skating – Chicago has plenty of options, including Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park and Lincoln Park Zoo.

See a Romantic Film – On Valentine’s Day, When Harry Met Sally is playing at the Music Box Theatre and Moonstruck is playing at The Logan Theatre.


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