Issues to do for Valentine’s Day weekend in Cincinnati


Wednesday February 10th

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Beer and Cannoli Pairing, 5 p.m., Taft’s Brewpourium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Spring Grove Village. $ 12. SOLD OUT

SHOPPING: Valentine’s Day gift bag, Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., across the Rhine. Wednesday is the last day you can order the Valentine’s Day gift bag with a collection of customer favorites from market vendors. Collection from February 12th to 14th. $ 50.

Friday February 12th

BARS: The perfect couple, Friday through Saturday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Igby’s, 122 E. Sixth St., Downtown, The Stretch, 191 E. Freedom Way, Downtown, and The Lackman, 1237 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. Order a serving of Woodford Reserved Double Oaked or a special Sealed with a Kiss cocktail and receive a guided tasting card and three custom chocolates.

BARS: sweet harmony, Friday to Saturday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Rheingeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Includes a guided 4-course beer and dessert combo with live music, a glass of sparkling wine, a private table, and an on-site photographer. Virtual event on Sunday. $ 60. Reservations:

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Wine Blending Dinner, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Phoenix, 812 Race St., downtown. 4-course meal, 5 wines and red wine mixing course in which the couple mixes their own bottle to take away. $ 220.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Festival, Friday-Sunday, Metropolis, 609 Walnut St., Downtown. Order in advance and collect dinner for two. All you have to do is heat, plate and eat. Available from Friday to Sunday. $ 75.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Dinner Club, Friday: Saturday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Ludlow Theater, 322 Elm St., Ludlow. Romantic dinner followed by a circus performance. Dinner includes 2 courses plus dessert. $ 70- $ 120.

RELAXATION: Valentine’s Day at Urban Axes, Friday-Sunday, Urban Axes, 2010 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. From 21 years. The booking includes an hour of ax throwing for two people on the private road, chocolates and a couple of drinks.

Saturday February 13th

BARS: Rhythm & Wine: Galentine’s Day Tasting, 3 p.m., nostalgic wine bar, 1432 Vine St., over the Rhine. With wines from black winemakers. The tickets include 5 wines to taste and small bites. $ 25- $ 85.

BARS: let’s stay together 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sweet Sistah Splash, 1218 Sycamore St., over the Rhine. Couple evening with soft music, candlelight, starters and wine tastings. $ 20- $ 30.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Speakeasy, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Arnold’s Bar and Grill, 210 E. 8th St., downtown. Arnold’s transforms “Boring 20s” into “Roaring 20s” by entertaining guests with dim lighting, zoot suits, flapper dresses, live jazz and a 4-course meal with a Knob Creek cocktail in the speakeasy time of the Ban set back. 45 USD per person. Reservations over

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Dinner, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Summit Hotel, 5345 Medpace Way, Madisonville. Romantic 3-course menu. $ 50.Optional wine pairings $ 20.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Dinner, 5pm and 7pm, Mt. Carmel Brewing Co., 4362 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Road, Union Township. 4-course dinner with prime rib. Two seats available. $ 39.95 per person. Reservation needed. 513-240-2739; [email protected].

SHOPPING: Valentine’s Day Market, Noon-5pm, Big Ash Brewing, 5230 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Shop for freshly cut flowers, desserts, soaps, lotions, jewelry, and more.

TOURS: Valentine’s Day Sweet & Savory Stroll, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. Stroll the market and sample samples from vendors. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine. $ 25 includes 12 tasting cards and 2 glasses of champagne. $ 12 includes 5 tasting cards and 1 glass of champagne.

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Sunday February 14th

FOOD: Valentine’s Day brunch, 11 am-3pm, tin roof, 160 E. Freedom Way, downtown. Brunch menu, $ 15 bottomless mimosas, and live music from Matt Waters. Reservation needed.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day pairing, Midday, The Frost Factory, 7547 Bales St., Liberty Township. Flug and macaroon or chocolates. $ 50.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day pizza, cannoli and beer, 5 p.m., Taft’s Brewpourium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Spring Grove Village. Heart-shaped pizza, two flights of 4 beers, each paired with fresh cannoli. $ 50. SOLD OUT

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Dinner, Via Vite, 520 Vine St., downtown. 3-course pre-fix menu. 55 USD per person. Add wine pairings $ 20 per person. Note: The regular menu is not available. Reservation needed. 513-721-8483;

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Pre-Fixed Menu, Forno Osteria Bar, both Hyde Park and Montgomery. 3 course meal for $ 55 per person. Optional wine pairings add $ 20 per person.

FOOD: Take and bake Valentine’s Day dinner for two, Village Wines & Piccolo Wine Room, 23 Village Square, Glendale. Includes a starter, main course, and dessert for $ 60. Order in advance for collection on February 12th and 13th. Email [email protected].

FOOD: I love the drag brunch of the 80s, 10 a.m. and 12.30 p.m., Below Zero Lounge, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. Two seats. Free cocktail on arrival, choice of courses, drag show, flowers and sweets.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Pizza Pop-Up, 6 p.m., The Welcome Project, 2936 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Includes heart-shaped pizza for two, 2 Mexican cookies, and a Valentine craft kit. 513-257-0842.

FOOD: Valentine’s Day Dinner, 4: 15-6: 45pm, Alexandria Brewing Co., 7926 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria. Dinner includes a choice of main courses with a side dish and a dessert with draft beer. $ 40.

VIRTUAL: Virtual wine tasting for Valentine’s Day, 6:30 p.m., hosted by Revel OTR Urban Winery. Buy your tickets by Friday February 12 to arrange delivery of wine, cheese and chocolates. $ 150.

Tuesday February 16

BARS: VIP Valentine’s Day Dinner, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, On Draft, 2870 Town Center Blvd., Crestview Hills. Includes dinner, two glasses of wine, free liquor and liquor tastings, recipes and discounts. Reservation needed. $ 35,859-331-1896;