Even though the date of Valentine's Day never changes - it's always the 14th day of February, it always seems to sneak up on us! So if you have been caught off guard and your favourite restaurant is already booked out, or you would like to do something different than the usual dinner, here is a list of 5 alternative ways to celebrate the day of love!
The Braddon Tennis Club has come up with an intriguing way to celebrate Valentine's Day - with a game of tennis! The club has invited couples along to an evening of open court tennis (with all equipment provided) to be enjoyed along with complimentary champagne and strawberries!
Braddon Tennis Club | 5:30pm to 7:00pm | Free | Bookings Essential
Havana Fridays - Valentine's Edition
Latin Dance Canberra is holding a romantic version of Harvina Fridays! The evening kicks off at 6:45 with a free introduction bachata class. Then from 7:30, there will a romantic bachata moves workshop before an evening of Romantic Salsa, Bachata and Zouk dancing. With King O'Malley's downstairs, grab a drink or dinner downstairs before class to make a night of it!
LDC | from 6:30pm onwards | Taster class free | Workshop and social dancing $15
Midsummer Night Dream performance
What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than to enjoy a performance of Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night Dream' by the lake. The audience is invited to bring a rug or chair to the performance as well as a picnic to enjoy! Alternatively order a Dream Date Packages which includes a front section blanket space, a grazing platter, dessert, drinks plus the knowledge you are supporting an awesome cause!
Tuggernong Town Park | 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Free
Game Masters Friday Lates: Valentines Day
Some say that Couples that Game together, stay together, so if one of your loves is also gaming celebrate the day of love by combining the two together. Friday Lates is an over 18 event, that lets you enjoy the 'Game Masters' exhibition at the NFS after hours, with all-night access to 80 playable games, and the bar open late.
NFSA | 5pm to 9pm | Tickets $20 - $25
Valentines Day Heart Opener
Bring along a loved one or practice an act of self-love and come alone for an evening of relaxing and heart-opening yoga at Kingston Yoga. The studio will be adorned with candles, while music and heart chakra tea will to help to refill your heart with love for yourself and others.
Kingston Yoga - 10 Parbery Street | 6pm to 7pm | Tickets $25