What’s Going on Around Town – DFW Valentine’s Day Events

Not sure what to do for the big day? We’ve got you covered. Take a look at these great ideas all happening around DFW.

’80s Hair Metal Prom: Celebrate the 80s at Exposition Park bar with Rock and Roll Over (Kiss tribute), Hysteria (Def Leppard tribute) and Glam Hammer (1980s hits). For ages 21 and over. Feb. 14 at 10 p.m. (doors open at 9) at the Double Wide, 3510 Commerce St., Dallas. $7 cover. 214-887-6510. double-wide.ticketfly.com.

Dallas by Chocolate: Tour four chocolate-related venues (about 3-3 ½ hour trip) on a very nice bus. Wine is also served while traveling between venues. Enjoy samples of chocolates, pastries, ice cream and other delicious treats. Learn some fun facts about chocolate, how it is made, and play chocolate trivia for prizes. Price includes bus transportation, samples, beverages on the bus (you can also bring your own), tour guide who is one of Dallas’ top food experts and more. Details: Call Jeanine Stevens at 972-442-6963 or 972-814-5997 or email tardam@aol.com or visit dallasbychocolate.com.

Koala Adoption at the Dallas Zoo: The Dallas Zoo is one of only 10 zoos in the nation that koalas call home. Your loved one will love adopting a koala without having the chores of a new pet parent. Your gift will help support animal care at the Zoo. The cost for this Aussi-some gift is $50 ($40 for DZSM). The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35 at Marsalis). The Zoo is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hot Air Balloon Ride: Rohr Balloons offers sunrise or sunset balloon rides complete with champagne. Balloons depart from McKinney. For more information or to schedule a balloon flight, contact Brian Rohr at 214-733-9915.

Reunion Tower: Offering spectacular views of Dallas, Reunion Tower offers three packages on Feb. 13 and 14. The Toast Package gives you GeO-Deck admission for two, souvenir champagne glasses with one free sparkling sweetheart drink per person, a printed photo in a souvenir folder, passed light hors d’oeuvres, and drinks available for purchase on the GeO-Deck. The Enchantment Package has everything in the Toast Package, plus small plates passed from 7 to 10 p.m. in Cloud Nine Cafe, a DJ in Cloud Nine from 7 to 11:30 p.m. and a chocolate gift package by Wolfgang Puck Catering. The Carriage Package adds a carriage ride for two around the Lawn at Reunion to all that’s included in the Enchantment Package. For ages 21 and older. 214-712-7040. reuniontower.com.

Grapevine Lake Cruise: Onboard the Tejas party boat there will be a live band, comedy, dancing and a three-course meal during the two-hour cruise. Feb. 13 at 6 and 9 p.m. and midnight; Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. and 2, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; and Feb. 15 at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. For ages 18 and older. At Silver Lake Marina, 2500 Fairway Drive, Grapevine. 972-514-4319. arispop.com.

Plane Ride over Dallas: Couples will enjoy a 30-minute, private sightseeing flight as well as a three-course dinner. The Valentine’s Day Dinner & Flight is offered Wednesday, February 12 through Sunday, February 19 from 4:00 p.m. to midnight. Reservations are required and must be made by phone. Please call 214-623-9944 to reserve a flight.

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