Memphis Valentine’s Day Weekend Mega List

If you’ve been trying to figure out what there is to do in Memphis on Valentine’s Day, fear not!  We’ve created a MEGA LIST of activities going on in Memphis for Valentine’s Day that you and your sweetheart will love!  If you aren’t able to get out and actually celebrate with your S/O on Valentine’s Day, don’t worry, we’ve made sure your entire weekend is covered.  This will make sure whichever day you decide to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Memphis, you’ll have a few ideas in your back pocket that you can keep in mind!

On Your Feet!

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.

On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.

Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 PM
Friday, February 15th at 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 16th at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 17th at 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM

WHERE: The Orpheum

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If your Valentine likes theater, this would be a great play to check out.

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Sweat takes us to Reading, PA – one of the poorest cities in America. A group of factory workers struggle to keep their lives afloat – ignorant of the financial devastation looming quietly in the future. Set in 2008, Sweat is a poignant and timely reflection of America’s economic decline.

Thursday, February 14th at 8:00 PM
Friday, February 15th at 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 16th at 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 17th at 2:00 PM

WHERE: Circuit Playhouse

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Princeton James presents a “Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Experience

The “Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Experience” is an interactive event were you could possibly be dining with a murderer. Your package will include a theatrical experience, live music, poetry, comedy, and some amazing cuisine.

Who Died?! Who Killed Him/Her?! Why?! If you love riddles, games, escape rooms, etc.. You will love this experience. You have four chances to help crack this case. This is a cocktail attire event with a cash bar!

Thursday, February 14th at 7:00 PM (Cocktail hour at 6:15)
Friday, February 15th at 7:30 PM (Cocktail hour at 6:15)
Saturday, February 16th at 2:00 PM (Cocktail hour at 1:15) and 8:00 PM (Cocktail hour at 7:15)
Sunday, February 17th at 3:30 PM (Cocktail hour at 2:45) and 7:30 PM (Cocktail hour at 6:45)

WHERE: 151 Vance Ave

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Valentine’s Day Dinner and Music Cruise

Enjoy a little romance with your favorite Valentine aboard the Memphis Riverboats! Cruise includes 2 hours on the Mighty Mississippi, music from our House Jazz Band and a wonderful buffet consisting of Pork Tenderloin, Alfredo, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, House Salad, Rolls and Dessert. Cash/credit bar available.

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th – Saturday, February 16 at 6:30 PM
WHERE: Memphis Riverboats

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77 Annual Al Chymia Shrine Circus

For those celebrating Valentine’s Day with any children in tow, the circus is in town this weekend!  The Al Chymia Shrine Circus has been delighting Mid-South audiences for 77 years. Join in on the fun with the whole family, and see why people keep coming back!

Thursday, February 14th at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Friday, February 15th at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 17th at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM

WHERE: Agricenter International

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Valentine’s Day Dance

Join the Blue Suede Ballroom on Valentine’s Day for a seductive Rumba, Tango or Salsa 45-minute dance class! There are three different class times so you can set the mood and still make it to your dinner reservations!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, and 7:00 PM
WHERE: Blue Suede Ballroom Dance Studio

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7th Annual Valentine's Dinner

Join Stone Soup Cafe for a 5 Course Prix Fixe Menu with multiple items to choose from. Reservations are not required but strongly suggested for your choice of server and seating. There will be beer and wine available, or BYOB for a corkage fee. There will also be live acoustic music to create the mood for a romantic dinner.

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th starting at 5:00 PM
WHERE: Stone Soup Cafe

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Family Valentine's Day at Trolley Stop Market

Celebrate the love of family this Valentine’s Day! Decorate cupcakes, cookies, and make Valentine’s for loved ones. Face painting, prizes, and Valentine’s Day movies will be shown as well!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Trolley Stop Market

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Adult Cookie Decorating Class

This class will teach you everything you need to know about making tasty cookies, and how to decorate them as well.  You’ll learn how to prepare a cookie for decoration, color the cookie icing, as well as how to properly apply different types of designs to your cookies! All the necessary tools and equipment for class are supplied for you to use during the class. At the end of class each of you will get to take home the dozen cookies that you decorated!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 5:30 PM
WHERE: All American Sweets – Bartlett

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Valentine's Day Paint & Sip

Make your someone special smile this Valentine’s day! This event includes: an instructor-led painting class, a complimentary gift box with mini bottle of wine & a gourmet cupcake!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Qbhome Paint & Sip Studio

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Where the Heart Is Valentine's Bash

Where the Heart Is Valentine Bash is for celebrating lifelong relationships that began at the heart of CBU.

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 6:30 PM
WHERE: The Children’s Museum of Memphis

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Valentine's Soiree 2019

Valentine’s Soiree is back in 2019 with a night of love you won’t want to miss. Reserve your Sweetheart table for 2 today and enjoy an evening of live music featuring Gerald Richardson & KemUStry Band, DJ & Dancing, PhotoBooth, Open Bar, Complimentary Bottle of Chanpagne at each table and a delectable dinner buffet consisting of soups, salads, entrees, sides and desserts.

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 6:30 PM
WHERE: Esplanade

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Romantic Comedy Trivia in Memphis

Celebrate the day of love by playing Romantic Comedy Movie Trivia at one of these three locations in the Memphis area on Valentine’s Day:

WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday, February 14th:

@ Pimentos Kitchen + Market, 6:30 PM
@ Maciel’s Highland, 7:00 PM
@ Memphis Made Brewing, 7:00 PM


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Come put your sense of taste to the test and explore 8 sparkling wines from around the world paired with 8 designer chocolates; BLINDFOLDED! This makes the perfect date night or outing with besties!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Memphis Botanic Garden

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Drunk Love: A Blind Dating Game Show

Say hello to the FIRST Drunk Love Game Show in Memphis! Contestants compete LIVE. FREE TO PARTICIPATE with purchase of food or drink.

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Rec Room

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Valentine's Day Dance

Get ready to cut some rug with Memphis Funk-N-Horns for this Valentine’s Day Dance!  This will be a smoke free event, and there is NO cover charge!

WHEN: Thursday, February 14th at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Neil’s Music Room

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The Couples Prom

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with the one you love! Join other couples for a night on the town and enjoy an evening of Dance, Food, Live Entertainment, DJ, Mingling and more. Open to all couples- married, or engaged.

WHEN: Friday, February 15th at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Breath of life Christian Center

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3 Doors Down Acoustic

Set the mood for the weekend with an acoustic set by 3 Doors Down.

WHEN: Friday, February 15th at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Horseshoe Casino’s Bluesville


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Love On The Rocks: A Tour of Elmwood

Everyone enjoys a good love story, don’t they? Join this tour of the cemetery and see sites of those who have loved deeply…and lost. These sometimes tragic tales of love gone wrong might leave you scratching your head and laughing out loud.

This tour is a great gift for the Valentine in your life. Bob Barnett, Elmwood’s Assistant Director, begins the tour at the Elmwood Cottage. This walking tour takes place outdoors, so dress appropriately and be prepared to learn about the history of Memphis in a totally entertaining way.

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 10:30 AM
WHERE: Elmwood Cemetery

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Memphis Express vs. Arizona Hotshots

Take your Valentine to the first home game for the Memphis Express as they take on the Arizona Hotshots.

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 12:00 PM
WHERE: Liberty Bowl Stadium

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Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl

The World’s Biggest Wizard Crawl returns for 2018, and this year’s event is better than EVER!  You and your Valentine can join hundreds of other Wizards and Witches descending on the streets of Memphis.  Join in on a sorting ceremony, trivia competitions, costume contests, and so much more! Sign up today, because early signups receive a free wand!

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Blind Bear Memphis

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The ART of Love

Come out and experience artwork, music, dance and a total ambiance full of love and passion like no other. Brought to you by the presenters of A.R.T.S.posure Experience, you will be amazed from the moment you walk into the door!

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Visible Community Music School

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Relationship Goals: What's Love Got to Do with It?

Grab your lady. Grab your man. Don’t have either? Grab your friends and join us for some amazing poetry & comedy infused with a dose of R&B music. Artists will answer questions about love, the pursuit thereof, heartbreak, happiness, situationships, regret, and more…all just before blazing the mic. If they’re single, you may get a chance to walk away with a date. You don’t want to miss it!!!

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Rumba Room Memphis

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The Second Annual Crimson Inferno - A Valentine's Day Experience

The Second Annual Crimson Inferno: A Valentine’s Day Experience will be a magical evening of love and romance to benefit This event includes live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, giveaways and a cash bar.

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Pink Palace Family of Museums

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Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

If your Valentine is into tons of horsepower, this is the perfect event for them!

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 7:30 PM
WHERE: FedEx Forum

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The Crucible

No one is safe as a reign of terror rips through 1692 Salem. Led by Abigail Williams, a group of girls who claim to have seen the Devil hurl out charges of witchcraft, sending those who won’t confess to the noose. When the accusing finger points to his wife, John Proctor is forced to confront his past and determine his future.

Arthur Miller’s searing drama, inspired by the McCarthy era, comes to vivid new life in the National Players’ bare-knuckle staging. A piercing look at what can happen when truth is bent to political convenience, The Crucible is a powerful story for our time.

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 7:30 PM
WHERE: The Halloran Center

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R&B Valentine's Rewind

Slow things down at the Landers Center with the Valentine’s Rewind, with some of your favorite R&B hits from back in the day.

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Landers Center

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Brunch at the Brewery

Recover from a long weekend of fun with your Valentine with a delicious brunch at Ghost River Brewing, with fried hens provided by Flying Sobies Hen House Food Truck.

WHEN: Sunday, February 17th at 12:00 PM
WHERE: Ghost River Brewing Co.

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