Here are some Valentine’s Day events coming up in East Tennessee!
Valentine’s Day is next week!
If you haven’t made plans yet, there are lots of great, local options for celebrating this day of love. We did a little digging to find some events in the area, whether you’ll be looking for a date locale or just enjoying a little “me” time. Since Valentine’s Day falls during the work week, some of our events actually happen a couple of days after the official holiday. Don’t worry, you could always bring your sweetheart a traditional box of chocolates and surprise them with an I.O.U. for a great event on the upcoming weekend!
Read on to put a little love in your social schedule!
Rose Center in Morristown
We write a lot about The Rose Center in Morristown. Their ongoing, dynamic schedule of classes, exhibits and performances always gives us something fun to do! If you’re in the mood for an eclectic blend of music, then check out this event:
The John Myers Band: Friday, February 16th
This performance is sure to be packed with fans, because frontman John Myers consistently packs his shows full of personality and talent!
Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville
The Knoxville Symphony: Thursday, February 15th
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will be performing their Russian Passion concert for an audience of lovebirds. If you haven’t experienced a KSO performance yet, the historic and beautiful Tennessee Theatre is definitely the perfect venue for your first time!
New Market Fire and Rescue
Valentine’s Dance: Saturday, February 10th
If you’re so excited for the big day of love that you just can’t wait, the New Market Fire and Rescue is putting on a dance the Saturday before Valentine’s! Featuring live country music and roses for the first 25 ladies, this might just be the perfect event to bring OR find a date!
Knoxville Convention Center
Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show: February 16-18 (Friday – Sunday)
If home shows really get your motor revving, then check this out: the 40th Anniversary Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show! Get inspired for spring with designers and landscapers. Go shopping to freshen your home’s décor. Stroll around with your sweetheart and enjoy the displays!
Dandridge Memorial Library
Love Rocks Party: Wednesday, February 14th
Looking for a family-friendly event? Check out the Love Rocks party at the Dandridge Memorial Library, where you can paint a rock for a loved one. There will be refreshments, too.
Romantic Cruises: Evenings in February
Why not take a cruise this Valentine’s Day? The Tennessee River Boat offers romantic cruise packages with the backdrop of city and mountain scenery slipping by, all while you float along the Tennessee River. Dinner and treats are available for purchase, too.
Knoxville Civic Auditorium-Colliseum
Weiner Dog Races: Saturday, February 17th
Ok, so this isn’t really a Valentine’s Day event, but it still seems like a ton of fun! The Knoxville Ice Bears, our local hockey team, is putting on Weiner Dog Races, Part 2! If you’re looking for a little bit (pun intended) of good fun, come out to witness dozens of weiner dogs racing on ice!
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