Valentine's Day plans?!!
Springfield, Missouri: the city of love. Perhaps you met your significant other here, you became infatuated with all great things the Queen City has to offer, or maybe you’re just learning to love it here in the Ozarks. No matter your situation, with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you might feel stressed about how to share the love with your friends, family, or partner. Never fear! Here’s your one-stop-shop for Valentine’s fun in the Springfield area.
Valentine's Destinations in Springfield
For the Food Connoisseur:
The Order at Hotel Vandivort is offering a delicious four-course meal that they guarantee will wow your S.O. Choice of main course items include an 8 oz Filet, Strip Loin, Vishnu Bowl, and more. Upon request, you can add chocolate covered strawberries or a bottle of champagne. For reservations and pricing, call (417) 832-1515.
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/231188647807514/
Progress is a fairly new restaurant addition in Farmer’s Park, so if you haven’t been, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to experience all it has to offer. At the door you’ll be greeted with a glass of sparkling rosé and a specially crafted three course meal. There is a $25 deposit for reservations, so make sure to book ahead of time.
More Information and Reservations: https://www.exploretock.com/progress-springfield/experience/44322/valentines-?date=2019-02-14&size=2&time=19%3A00
For the Theatre Geek:
Awesome 80’s Prom at The Old Glass Place is an immersive theatre experience where an ensemble cast of actors are competing for Prom King and Queen, and the winner is voted on by the audience. Get ready for some 80’s nostalgia, big laughs, and no curfew! The performance is recommended for those 21 and up, so the theatre offers childcare during the show for parents at $20 per child.
More Information and Tickets: https://www.springfieldlittletheatre.org/st_show/the-awesome-80s-prom/
For Dinner and a Show:
The Valentine’s Day Cabaret at Pythian Castle is a celebration of love for the thrill-seeker. The evening includes dinner and a live Cabaret performance that features a torch singer, vaudeville acts, a fan dancer and aerial art performances. A cash bar with beer and wine is available throughout the night. Reservations are required.
Also at Pythian Castle, a more traditional Valentine’s dinner awaits. After a romantic dinner, you and your partner will take dance lessons taught by a professional. After the lesson, dessert and champagne will be served. A cash bar is also available. Reservations are required.
More Information and Reservations: https://pythiancastle.com/holiday-events.html
For the Anti-Valentiners:
If you’re looking for a night out with friends rather than a romantic evening, be sure to check out Fake It at the Outland Ballroom. The event is hosted by local Drag Queens, so there is sure to be dancing, amazing performances, and hilarious antics from the hosts. Tickets are sold at the door for $10, or $7 with a student ID.
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/519744658547513/
No matter what you’re looking for in a Valentine’s Day celebration, as usual, Springfield has you covered. Whether you’re looking for a spectacular dinner, a riveting performance, or a little bit of both, Springfield has something for you and your loved ones. And on Valentines Day, what more could you want?
Laura Payne | Jan. 21, 2019