Flowers and chocolates are great, but an experiential present is really the gift that keeps on giving. And if you’re overwhelmed by your options, don’t stress! We’ve broken it down for you to help you gift your partner, friend or even yourself—because hey, why not?—something memorable.
From a romantic blindfolded dining experience to an interactive happiness-boosting museum, there’s something for everyone! Check out our ultimate gift guide below to find the perfect experience.
Give the gift of music this year with D.C.’s most romantic concert tickets! Candlelight’s Valentine’s Day Special ft. “Romeo & Juliet” and More will bring you a charming evening filled with countless candles and iconic Valentine’s Day-inspired songs on strings.
Can’t make the Valentine’s Day-themed concert? Candlelight has tons of other upcoming performances lined up for you and a special someone to enjoy. From Beyoncé to Vivaldi tributes, gift a Candlelight gift card and let your loved one choose!
A four-course blindfolded dinner is sure to spice up one of your future date nights! With two amazing options at Ambar Clarendon in Arlington and Paraíso Taquería y Mezcalería in Capitol Hill, you can’t go wrong with your selection.
Since studies show that 80% of people eat with their eyes, Dining in the Dark presents a totally new and amplified way to enjoy your food with your remaining senses. If you and your boo are up for the adventure, you won’t regret trying out this dining experience!
If you’re looking for a lighthearted, happiness-boosting Valentine’s Day gift, look no further than tickets to Dopamine Land in Friendship Heights! The brand new interactive museum experience is bound to have you and that special someone feeling like a kid again as you make your way through a series of playful installations.
Spread love and positivity together in The Writer’s Loft, duel it out in the Pillow Fight room, or soak up a tranquil moment in Euphoria Grove. Want to make your visit to Dopamine Land a family affair? Children ages 2 to 15 receive discounted tickets!
Who said light attractions are just for the early winter holidays? At this stunning Winter Lantern Festival, you and your loved one will be able to enjoy over 1,000 Chinese lanterns through February 18th! The intricately crafted lanterns have come to life thanks to the efforts of skilled artisans — some with decades of experience! Each beautiful creation holds a story of its own, illuminating Lerner Town Square at Tysons II with colorful lights.
Following sold-out runs in London and NYC, Titanic. The Exhibition is now open and anchored in National Harbor. If your partner is a history lover, this unique narrative experience highlighting the true story of the Titanic will not disappoint. Don’t worry, there’s still a little bit of romance involved through certain letters, jewelry pieces, testimonies, and other fascinating relics.
Movies will forever be a fun and classic way to spend some time with your special someone. With AMC’s black tickets, discounted at a promotional Fever price, you’ll get to pick any 2D movie to watch on any day and any time at participating AMC Theatres®. From Rom-Coms to action flicks and everything in between, this gift is bound to be a success.
Drunk Shakespeare has been delighting its guests with a refreshingly unique Shakespearian performance. And since many of Shakespeare’s plays are romances, this gift option definitely aligns with the Valentine’s Day vibe (with a touch of humor and more than a few shots of whiskey, of course). Set inside a hidden speakeasy, Drunk Shakespeare will make for a hilariously chaotic evening in all the best ways.
Have you ever wondered what your partner is thinking? This Valentine’s Day, give them tickets to this jaw-dropping mind-reading show and you might just find out! Held at the Capitol Hilton in downtown D.C., the show will have you and your date at the edge of your seats all night as Brian Curry reads your mind, predicts your future, and ultimately leaves you in awe at the end of his performance.