Date Night

. February 1, 2016.
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Take a little time for yourself this month! With Valentine’s Day, this is a great time to find a babysitter and spend an evening out. Luckily for you, we have created a list of ten awesome local date night ideas for the busy parent.

Belamere Suites 

12200 Williams Rd., Perrysburg
419-874-2233 | belameresuites.com

This Perrysburg hotel was voted in 2015 as the 10th most romantic hotel in the United States. Rooms are meant for the ultimate comfort and include a Jacuzzi tub, vaulted ceilings, and a fireplace. For an upgrade, you can reserve a room with a private swimming pool!

Trapped Toledo 

2410 Key St.
567-316-7028 | trappedtoledo.com

Get your heart pumping! This date night idea involves working as a team to find hidden clues, solve puzzles, and overcome challenges to escape the room in which you’re trapped. Oh… and you better do it before time runs out!

Wine Tasting at the Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way
419-385-4040 | toledozoo.org

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a day early with the Toledo Zoo’s Wine & Dine in the Aquarium. Enjoy a sit down meal with the chef’s choice of wine pairings. The event is scheduled from 6:30-9:30pm on Saturday February 13th. Advanced tickets are required for the event.

Get Artsy 

Art Supply Depo,
2 S. St. Clair St.
419-720-6462 | artsupplydepo.com

Wine & Canvas
5221 Monroe St.
419-705-0911 | wineandcanvas.com

Peace Love & Pottery
6750 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania
419-517-4414 | peaceloveandpotterystudio.com

Drink and Draw will be offered on February 2nd at the Art Supply Depo. Bring your own drink and drawing tools, and they’ll supply the music and model. Wine & Canvas offers many different themed painting events throughout the entire month at different locations. Peace Love & Pottery is a Sylvania based painting shop where you and your loved one can choose from an assortment of handmade pottery to paint.

Theatre Night

Toledo Repertoire Theatre 
16 10th St.
419-243-9277 | toledorep.org

The Maumee Indoor Theatre
601 Conant St. Maumee
419-897-8902 | 3bproductions.org

A variety of shows are going on this month in the area. During Valentine’s Day weekend, sit back and relax while the talent of 3B Productions presents Jesus Christ Superstar at the Maumee Indoor Theatre. Also that weekend is the Valentine’s Day special event and hilarious One Slight Hitch at the Toledo Rep. 

Ice Skating

2015 Parkside Dr.
419-245-3388 | ottowapark.org

Ottawa Park offers open skating almost every day during February. A romantic evening skate is a perfect way to spend a date night.

Toledo Metroparks

419-407-9700 | metroparkstoledo.com

Whether you want to explore the park alone with your sweetest, or enjoy one of the many organized events, this is a great way to get outdoors and see the beauty of winter. Visit website for a full schedule of events.

Toledo Museum of Art: It’s Friday! 

2445 Monroe St.
419-255-8000 | toledomuseum.org

With extended hours every Friday night, the Toledo Museum of Art is a classy and educational date night idea. The Friday night event offers free tours, activities, live music, glass blowing demonstrations, and wine tastings.

Valentine Theatre’s Silver Screen Classics

410 Adams St.
419-242-2787 | valentinetheatre.com

Take your valentine to the Valentine and enjoy one of the classic movies they screen during the month. This month Spartacus is playing on the 5th, Hello, Dolly! on the 6th, Streetcar Named Desire on the 19th, and American Graffitti on the 20th.

Ski Trip

Mount Brighton
4141 Bauer Rd., Brighton, MI.
810-229-9581 | mtbrighton.com

Alpine Valley
6775 Highland Rd., White Lake, MI 
248-887-2180 | skialpinevalley.com

For some downhill fun, you need only travel a little further north to Mount Brighton or Alpine Valley for a fun getaway.

Where do you and your loved one do “date night” in Toledo? 

We asked for your romantic hot spots on Facebook and this is what you said!

“Fallen Timbers when the weather is nice. They have a nice area to walk around with many shops and food choices.”Melissa Ickes
Melissa Ickes

“My husband & I love Jazz in the Garden at Toledo Botanical Gardens in the summer and dinner at Rosie’s. Their hot mama bread is amazing!”
Tiffany Ritchey Knoll 

“We love to go to Hollywood Casino. With various options to eat and tons of different games, we are entertained for hours!”Marci Brossia 
Marci Brossia 

“We like to go to Rave Motion Pictures on Tuesdays. With four kids we have to keep things budget friendly.”Amanda Adkins 
-Amanda Adkins