Valentine’s Day is around the corner! We get it, it’s a commercial holiday, gifts don’t matter, you’re fed up or don’t know what to get the other person etc. But what if we told you that we have the perfect gift ideas guaranteed to please whether you’re single, with a partner or hanging with friends?
Experiential gifting is the perfect way to connect with friends, partners of yourself this Valentine’s Day, and boy do we have some recommendations! Gift yourself or your loved one something they’ll remember for years to come, from incredible concerts to a decadent dinner and more. You’re sure to find the perfect gifts with our ultimate experiential gift guide below:
🍽 Filled with mystery and fun, Dining in the Dark is a blindfolded tasting experience that has taken Philly by storm. An exclusive version of this experience will take place starting Feb. 9th featuring a Valentine’s Day sample menu.📍This incredible dinner takes place at the Twisted Tail located on 509 S 2nd St. A premium and secret menu will delight guests and options including vegan, seafood and meat courses will be available. The three-course meal is specially curated and is sure to be a Valentine’s Day dinner to remember!
😍 Grab some of your besties and relive your favorite scenes from one of the most popular series this Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day! The FRIENDS™ Experience allows you to step into favorite moments and settings of the show. You can lounge in Chandler and Joey’s recliners and drink or spill some tea at Central Perk. Tickets are available for this unique experience and gift cards are also available. 📍It takes place at the King of Prussia Mall (about an hour from Philly)!
🎈If you, a significant other or a best friend are art lovers then Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition might be the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day. The experience showcases over 80 of Banksy’s authentic pieces. 📍You can see all of these artworks and more at 901 Market Street (Suite 1150). See iconic pieces such as ‘Love Is In The Air’ and ‘Balloon Girl.’ Tickets to this exciting journey into the mind of the Bristol-born artist are on sale now for a limited time.
🎶 Whether you love pop, classical, R&B or beyond, the Candlelight Concert series is bringing mesmerizing experiences to Philly’s loveliest spaces! And yes, there are shows throughout the month of February. There are also gift cards available in case there is a particular show you want to see later in the year!
🕯While there are no shows directly on Valentine’s Day, the Candlelight: Soul and the Sea at Adventure Aquarium will be taking place on Feb. 16th located at 1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ. (20 minute drive from Philly)📍The show has a heartfelt setlist which includes the “Cruisin” by Smokey Robinson, “Sittin’ on The Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding, and more contemporary songs like “Rock the Boat” by Aaliyah and more. Feel that warm, fuzzy feeling long after Valentine’s Day is over with this incredible performance!