Valentine's Day is for girlfriends and boyfriends, spouses, partners, friends, families, first dates, 50th anniversaries and just about anyone who appreciates love and romance. In Greater Phoenix, there is quite a variety of events and activities celebrating Valentine's Day. While there are many things that you can do and places you can go on and around Valentine's Day in the Valley of the Sun, these are specially designed for love and romance.
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From the weekend before Valentine's Day to the weekend after in Greater Phoenix in 2013, you can take in the Oak Ridge Boys, Wayne Newton, Pink, Bill Cosby, B.B. King and others.
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Plan to be at Fountain Park in Fountain Hills on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2013, to renew your vows or witness what might to be the largest vow renewal ceremony in the world. More than 1,000 couples are expected to participate. Couples wishing to renew their vows must register
. Participation is free. You'll both need photo ID and a copy of your original marriage license. All registered couples will receive a gift bag, commemorative certificate, discounts and freebies. Arrive at 4 p.m., ceremony at 5 p.m. After party at Fort McDowell Casino.
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On February 14, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. spend an intimate evening with your Valentine at the Arizona Science Center
, overlooking historic Heritage Square. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu featuring wine pairings and romantic musical accompaniment. Explore the world and mind of Leonardo da Vinci with exclusive access to the Center’s newest featured exhibition, Da Vinci – The Genius
, in its premiere week in Phoenix. Da Vinci - The Genius
is the most comprehensive exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci to tour the world. Explore and appreciate his genius as an inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor and philosopher. Members: $125/couple; Non-members: $135/couple.
Make your Valentine celebration a perfectly elegant evening of love songs, world-class jazz and three courses of gourmet dining by candlelight. Fine wines and spirits will be available at the cash bar. GRAMMY nominee Tierney Sutton and pianist Shelly Berg, considered by jazz writers on both coasts to be one of the best in the business, erform for you and your sweetheart at Fairway House at Grayhawk, 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale On February 14, 2013. Valentine’s Dinner at 6 p.m., concert at 7:15 p.m. $125 general admission.
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A 90-minute fusion of original choreography, spoken word and video presentations, providing insight into the relationship with the world around and the issues that are the roots that connect people all as one. Tempe Center for the Arts
. Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, February 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
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The Spouse Whisperer is a fast moving, funny and sometimes enlightening show featuring the comedian’s wit and a healthy dose of audience participation. The Spouse Whisperer is a perfect Valentine’s night out for couples who can laugh at married life and middle age. One show only on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. in the Ovations LIVE! Showroom.
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The Pleasure Feast, served by wenches and tavern knaves at the Arizona Renaissance Festival, includes a five-course meal along with 1-1/2 hours of raucous Renaissance entertainment. Admission to the Arizona Renaissance Festival is included with your ticket. Reservations strongly encouraged, as seating is limited.
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A festival of chocolate in downtown Glendale. Gourmet cuisine and beverages, horse-drawn carriage rides, entertainment and tours of Cerreta Candy Company. In 2013 it happens February 8 - 10.