Here are some incredible, Cupid-approved events and activities to make the month of love unforgettable.
Romance isn’t dead…you just have to go looking for it. Lucky for you, we’ve already done that, so all you have to do is peruse the incredible options on our list and take a willing participant with you. Whether it’s a hot air balloon ride, a luxurious spa retreat, or a movie under the stars, you can’t escape the magic happening this month. Here are 25 charming ways to celebrate the month of love:
There are few things as magical as listening to top musicians playing classical renditions in a historic venue bathed in glimmering candlelight. These exceptional Candlelight concert series never fail to captivate audiences around the world—which means there’s a good chance your date will be impressed too. To celebrate the month of love, the series is bringing the beloved romantic classics back, from Broadway’s greatest love songs to Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Find the perfect evening of music below:
- Frank Sinatra & Nat King Cole at The Hollywood Roosevelt
- Valentine’s Day Special – Broadway’s Greatest Love Songs
- Valentine’s Day Special ft. “Romeo and Juliet” and more
For culture-hungry couples can step into a multidimensional world of art, as Gustav Klimt’s romantic works encompass your surroundings. You’ll be swept away by the beautiful, gilded works of the Austrian symbolist as you wander through an 80,000-square-foot space. For Valentine’s Day, the immersive exhibit will be adding another sensory layer with live music. It’s the perfect pairing of the arts. Get your tickets here.
This year, while couples stress out about booking reservations during one of the busiest dining nights of the year, singles (or cliche-resisting couples) can relax while sipping on a breakup cocktail instead of paying for an overpriced prix fixe menu. The BreakUp Bar is about to make you fall in love with the most dreaded holiday of the year with emotional concoctions that will remind you how great your own company really is. Indulge yourself, and reserve your spot at this refreshing Anti-Valentine’s Day Pick-Up Experience on Melrose.
Forget about your relationship status; this year, it’s all about your Zen status. We’ve just made it through 2020, so instead of the annual ‘wining and dining’ session, the focus has shifted to unwinding and reconnecting. And it’s hard to think of anything better than whisking yourself (and your S/O) away on a retreat at a lush, private oasis in L.A. Find out more here.
From illuminated swan boats to a private ride in a vintage plane, there are tons of ways to see the city that offer a touch of romance. Even if you don’t have a plus one to take with you, these unique rides around L.A. will make reignite your passion for this electric place you call home. Find the full list here.
The outdoor scene is back in action, do you can wine and dine under the stars once again. Browse our list of stunning al fresco patios in L.A. enjoy craft cocktails and seasonal fare in the fresh open-air settings here.
The 2017 Oscar Best Picture nominee La La Land is the ultimate ode to Los Angeles, immortalizing the breathtaking sunsets, swaying palms and iconic landmarks while depicting a whirlwind romance of two people pursuing their dreams in the city of stars. It’s as much a love story of two people in love as it is a love letter to L.A. Whether you’re looking for date night inspiration or you’re looking for a little reminder that you live in an actual dreamland, here are 10 of the most romantic locations to visit from the timeless movie.
Take in a classic film al fresco with the California sunset as a backdrop. Dine on offerings from L.A.’s top street food vendors and settle in for an incredible night under the stars with the beloved Street Food Cinema pop-ups. Find all the seasonal films showing for the month of love here.
21. Dive Into The Twinkling Universe Of World Of Yayoi Kusama’s Mesmerizing ‘Infinity Mirrored Rooms’
The iconic installations by the beloved Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama have been illuminating our social feeds for the last decade and we can never seem to get enough. It’s been two years since Angelenos last had the chance to be entranced by the endless reflections and this time, it comes without the endless lines. There’s something so magical about this installation that you don’t even need Valentine’s date for this one. Find out more here.
Allow the Santa Monica Picnic Co to treat you to a luxurious picnic in a gorgeous beach setting. You’ll have a delicious meal prepared by a chef with lush furnishings like flowers, umbrellas and cozy blankets to create an unforgettable moment for you and your date. Book your seaside meal here.
This hidden gem is going to be your new favorite hangout, whether it’s brunch, lunch or a dinner date, you’ll find California fare with a Mediterranean twist that carries through into the decor and ambiance. Read more about Cara Hotel’s dreamy new restaurant.