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Five Unique Valentine's Day Dates

Nicole Ross | January 30, 2017 | Feature Features

Skip the usual dinner and a movie this February, and surprise your valentine with an experience they'll never forget.
Elevate your Valentine's Day with a date at Brooklyn Boulders.

1. Brooklyn Boulders
Climbing is a one-of-a-kind way to take your relationship to new heights. Drop by or sign up for a class and learn how to climb, boulder and belay with your special someone. Times vary, day pass $25, 100 S. Morgan St., 312.268.0002

2. Penguin Foot Pottery
Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore’s movie Ghost is a classic scene for romantics, but don’t just watch it—reenact it. Plus, you’ll leave with invaluable handcrafted gifts for each other. 3:30-6pm, drop ins $22-$25, 2514 W. Armitage Ave., 773.227.3575

3. Chopping Block
Take the usual dinner date a step further at the Hands-On Valentine’s Feast, where you and your loved one will learn to cook an eight-course meal together. Complimentary bubbly is included. 6-9pm, tickets $140 each, The Merchandise Mart Plaza, Ste. 107, 312.644.6360

4. Ballroom Dance Chicago
Ignite the romance during the Hot Miami Nights rumba and salsa dance class, complete with sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres. Times vary, tickets $85 each, 4039B N. Ravenswood Ave., 312.504.5866

5. Ignite Glass Studio
Celebrate the day of love by creating a personalized glass-blown heart while enjoying chocolates and sparkling wine. Times vary, $105 per couple, 401 N. Armour St., 312.465.2389


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