Check at Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

If you’re looking for food and fun on or around Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14, we’ve rounded up some unique ideas for you to try around Intown.

Dining Out
Many of Atlanta’s restaurants will be offering Valentine’s Day special menus, including Saltyard, Hampton + Hudson, City Winery, Rathbun’s, and many more. Check for even more dining suggestions.

Valentines in the Garden
Enjoy an elegant evening of music, dancing, cocktails, desserts and orchids at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Feb. 10 from 7 to 11 p.m. Take a stroll through the tropical conservatories and experience Orchid Daze by night at the Fuqua Orchid Center. For tickets and information, visit

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige at The Fox
The R&B icon performs at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Midtown on Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets available at

Paula Cole at City Winery
The Grammy Award-winning artist behind “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone” and “I Don’t Want to Wait” will give an intimate performance at the Old Fourth Ward venue on Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Tickets are available at

Oakland Cemetery
Perfect for lovers, families and friends, “Love Stories of Oakland” is an hour-long tour through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as storytellers recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past. The special tours will be held Feb. 10 – 11. Visit for more information.

The Ballad of Klook and Vinette

Horizon Theatre Company
Horizon kicks off its 2018 season with “The Ballad of Klook and Vinette,” a musical about a drifter who meets a woman on the run. Romantic sparks fly, but the past catches up with them in this funny and poignant story full of poetry and jazz. For tickets, visit Read INtown’s review at this link.

SkyView Ferris Wheel
Head Downtown for a romantic Ferris Wheel ride on the giant SkyView Atlanta, which offers gorgeous views of the cityscape. If you can’t make it to Paris, this is the next best thing: SkyView was once a fixture at Place de la Concorde near the Louvre. For information, visit

Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
Enjoy and evening of carnival games, miniature golf, beer and ice-skating atop Ponce City Market. Visit for details.


Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.