True Love: 14 Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Wabash Valley

The Valentine’s Day countdown clock is ticking! Have you made your plans yet? If not, no worries. We’ve got you covered! In this post, you’ll find cute and cuddly family date ideas, romantic plans for couples, and special restaurant deals and specials (because nothing says “I love you” like a special meal)!

2016 Valentine’s Day ideas for Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

For Kids and Families

February 5. Families are invited to stop by the main branch of the Vigo County Public Library by Friday, February 5 to make a valentine for veterans.

February 12. Paint and Play at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. Ages 5 and up. 1-3 p.m. $20 per person. Register via 812-235-5548.

February 12. Sweethearts Night Out Without Kids. Couples may enjoy Valentine’s Day together by bringing their children to this FREE childcare program. Please register by February 5.

February 12 and 13. Shattered Nightmares Haunted House presents “My Bloody Nightmare.”

February 13. Barnes and Noble Valentine’s Day party. Free of charge! Ages 3-10. Make crafts and have treats. 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

February 13. “Love Letters from God.” Story time at The Open Door Christian book store. 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. $1 per child. Story, craft, and treats.

February 13. Take your date to Chick Fil A! Dine with your valentine at a table set especially for you. Your meal is your only cost. Reservations required. 

February 14. Instead of obsessing over hugs, kisses, and couples, middle schoolers have the chance to hang out at the museums “Buddy Bash” on Valentine’s Day. $15 for two kids if you register in advance.

February 14. Love is back at the castle! Make your reservations for a sit-down, candlelit dinner at White Castle.

February 19. Older kids and adults might enjoy Street Beat at Tilson.

Valentine's Day Date Ideas 

Date Ideas For Couples & Adults

February 9-13. Heart-shaped pizzas at the Greathouse of Pizza in Casey, Illinois.

February 12 or 13. Pottery class for couples. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Torner Center. Reserve your spot by calling 812-232-0147.

February 13. 45-minute carriage rides with P&T Carriage Rides. Carriage is big enough for 4 adults or 2 adults + 3 kids. Blankets and hot cocoa provided.

February 13. Valentine’s Demo & Dine at Clabber Girl. After the demonstration, guests will be seated for an elegant dinner. $74.84 per person.

February 13. Swope Art Museum Mardi Gras Party at the Ohio Building. Prices start at $37.74. 8:00 p.m.

February 13. Dinner and a movie (Titanic) at the Indiana Theatre. 6:00 Italian Buffet. 7:00 p.m. movie. Dinner: $25. Movie: $5 per person.

February 14. Valentine’s Day brunch in the Red Barn at Sycamore Farm. 11:00 a.m. Three-course brunch.$22.09 per person.

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Keep in mind that details can and do change. Please call and confirm with the event coordinators before finalizing your plans.