Pittsburgh is a romantic place for Valentine’s Day. So many incredible places to visit, whether it’s a romantic restaurant with a view on Mt. Washington or a cozy nook in one of Pittsburgh’s 90 neighborhoods. Dinner is always the staple, but there are alot of other great things to do in Pittsburgh for Valentine’s Day… and a little romance. Here are just a few that we think you’d enjoy with that special someone.
1. For couples who want to laugh:
See a show at the Arcade Comedy Theater
The intimate 75-seat space always has a busy schedule. They are dedicated to making the Pittsburgh area just a little more funny. For more information on the Arcade Comedy Theater, click HERE.
2. For couples with a sweet tooth:
Milkshakes at the Milkshake Factory
If you’re the type of couple who loves to share a milkshake a la Grease, the Milkshake Factory’s Pittsburgh locations are a simple great date. Their shakes are fresh and delicious, with plenty of flavors for all tastes. For more information on the Milkshake Factory, click HERE.
3. For nature loving couples:
Stroll through Phipps Conservatory
Nature loving couples will be pleased to know that Phipps is open until 10 p.m. on Friday nights. Coincidentally, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year! Stroll through the lush gardens and enjoy their orchid and tropical bonsai show. For more information on Phipps Conservatory, click HERE.
4. For active couples:
Climbing at the Climbing Wall
This rock climbing gym gives Pittsburghers the chance to experience climbing for all ages and abilities. If you’re the couple who’s always on the go, this is a great choice for Valentine’s Day. For more information on the Climbing Wall, click HERE.
5. For foodie couples:
A romantic meal at Sienna Mercato
This two-story, gorgeous Italian eatery has lots of interesting dining options, a rooftop beer garden and pizzeria. Foodie couples will love the large amount of choices for food and if it’s warm enough (rare, but you never know!) enough, the rooftop has some pretty twinkling lights. For more information on Sienna Mercato, click HERE. You can also find a great restaurant in our guide to the best restaurants in Pittsburgh.
6. For nostalgic couples:
A movie at Dependable Drive-In
Dependable Drive-In is one of the last few remaining drive-ins in the country. For couples who want to relive their teenage years snuggled up in the car, making out while I movie plays in front of them, head to the drive-in. For more information on Dependable Drive-In, click HERE.
7. For couples who love cocktails:
Drinks at Acacia
This ultra sophisticated cocktail bar has a Prohibition theme. The drinks are strong and delicious and perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day date. For more information on Acacia, click HERE.
8. For academic couples:
Try the Imaginarium Escape Room
This immersive escape room has various themes like funhouses or the “lost memories of the imaginarium’s creator.” This is a great idea for a group Valentine’s date. For more information on the Imaginarium Escape Room, click HERE.
9. For singles who want to enjoy a fun Galentine’s Day instead:
Galentine’s Day Moonlight Yoga at the Heinz History Center
On Wednesday February 12th, grab your best single girlfriends for a 60-minute Vinyasa class that includes a drink ticket for an adult beverage, a Galentine’s Day candy bar station and 10 percent at the History Center Muse. For more information on the Galentine’s Day Moonlight Yoga, click HERE.
Whatever your “preference” for romance, there are so many things you can do in Pittsburgh for a great Valentine’s Day experience. But you better hurry up! It’s just a couple days away.