Going out for Valentine’s Day? Options in Sioux Falls abound

Valentine’s Day. Oh, sweet, sweet lovely day! I’m all twitterpated just thinking of all the cutesy that’s on our way. :)) Flowers, candies, chocolates, cards, you make my heart swoon!

So darling lovebirds, how do you plan to celebrate this special day? Are you cooking for your honey or going out for a fancy dinner? Movie night is always a good choice or, you know, I’ve been thinking of asking my husband on a little ice skating or tubing excursion, something outdoorsy and fun and, most importantly, together. Aww.

Of course, restaurants and bars in town are looking forward to celebrating with you and your sweetie or you and your friends. From specials to live music to dancing, Sioux Falls is excited to help you make your Valentine’s Day extra special. If you haven’t made plans yet, here are a few options for your Tuesday night holiday.

Club David, at 214 W. 10th St., will be hosting a Valentine’s Ball on Friday night, starring B featuring O, Still Committed, Pelle P., Boss Regis, Trey Demi and Gershelle, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. If you’re brave enough, come dressed in sassy lingerie for free admission and a contest later that night. Tickets are $10 for ages 21 and older.

Perhaps you’ll meet your special someone this Valentine’s Day! Sioux Falls Social Singles will have its Valentine’s dinner at China Express, 2302 W. 41st St., at 7 p.m. Friday. Social Singles is for ages 40 and older. Call 413-8227.

El Riad Shrine, 510 S. Phillips Ave., will host its 15th annual Fife and Drum Corps Valentines Bash, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Johnny Holm Band will perform, as it has for the past 15 years for this special downtown event. Tickets are $15.

OK, now this sounds fun. On Saturday, Club David will host a Code Red Pre-Valentine’s Party with DJ Royski.  Wear red if you’re taken and white if you’re single. The event is free for ages 21 and older and kicks off at 9 p.m.

It’s time for tea! The Pettigrew Home & Museum, 131 N. Duluth Ave., is hosting a Victorian Valentine Tea Party at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The adult program will talk about the history of tea while sipping a unique blend. The event is free. Pinkys up!

The Hegg Brothers will perform at Touch of Europe downtown on Tuesday night. Sweet live music while you dine will begin at 6 p.m.

Tailgators Sports Bar & Grill in Brandon is offering the Sweetheart Meal Deal Saturday through Tuesday. Choose two special entrees and share a homemade dessert.

The Risen Savior Catholic Church will host a Valentines Dinner and Dance at the Brandon Holiday Inn Express beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. A dance will begin at 9 p.m. with live music by South Main Music Co. Tickets are $25.

The Grand Opera House in Dell Rapids is hosting a Valentine’s dinner and big band dance beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The evening will feature The Bill Gibson Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. with a complimentary cocktail, and a three-course dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 a person. Call 428-3580 to register.

Valiant Vineyards near Vermillion is offering a Valentine’s Wine Maker’s Dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday. The event features a romantic night experiencing the culinary arts featuring five courses, paired with local wines from the Vermillion area. Reservations are required at 624-4500.

Have a lovely Valentine’s Day, sweetie pies!