Valentines Day 2012 Philadelphia Events – Romantic Ideas

The Twisted Tail at 2nd and South Features Two Valentines Day 2012 Events – “I Hate Valentine’s Party” on February 10 and a Three-Course Menu on February 14

You can experience both sides of the Valentines Day experience at The Twisted Tail. As they put it – “After all...Love Hurts!”

Accordingly, for anyone frustrated with the mysterious ways of Cupid, you can vent them at their “I Hate Valentine’s Party”, on Friday, February 10, from 9 PM – 2 AM, with the theme of “Tastes Sweet – But Burns Like Hell!” They will have Valentines Day piñatas to smash, along with drink specials. On the big day itself, they have a special Three-Course Menu for $40/person.

For more information, you can call 215.558.2471.

Mexican Post Announces La Noche De Amor – “The Night of Love”

On Tuesday, February 14, Mexican Post | Love Park (1601 Cherry Street, 215-568-2667), will be offering a special Valentine's Day menu: La Noche De Amor.

For $45.00/person, the two-course dinner will be composed of a choice of entree from the Mexican Post menu, a glass of wine, sangria or Patron Margarita and a dessert to share.

For more information about La Noche de Amor or Mexican Post | Love Park, please call (215) 568-2667 or visit their website at You can also follow them on Twitter under the shared @MexicanPost.

3rd Annual Valentine's Ghost Tour of Society Hill, by Ghost Tour Philadelphia – Saturday, February 10 – Tuesday, February 14

Maudlin tales of doomed love are always among the most poignant ghost stories. And the finest ghost tour in the city is proud to offer, for those interested in the romantic supernatural goings-on in Society Hill:

Can death really part lovers? Find out on a Valentine's ghost tour of Philadelphia's most famous haunts. Learn about Philadelphia's lovelorn past on this 75 minute, candlelight, guided tour.

Along the way, you will encounter tales of romance, betrayal and heartbreak about famous scoundrels and socialites. You will hear haunting love stories as you make your way through stops at Society Hill cemeteries, Physick House, and complimentary entry into Powel House.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate Valentine's Day!

WHEN: February 11-14 2012 at 8:00

WHERE: Tours will depart from Powel House, 244 S. 3rd StreetPRICING: $18/person (ages 13 and up only)

Advanced ticket sales and more details are available by calling 215-413-1997 or visiting

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.

All Weekend - 2012 Manayunk On Ice Festival Features “Ice Carvers” and “Master Carvers” Competition, with the Romantic Theme of “Passion”

Although there are events all weekend for couples and families, this is particularly noteworthy on the weekend dedicated to love:

"“The NICA Ice Carving Competition, taking place on Saturday from 11 am – 3 pm at various locations along Main Street, will allow visitors to watch as professional ice carvers from around the country and the world create ice masterpieces based on the theme of “Passion” in honor of Valentine’s Day weekend.”

There’s also this unique Friday event:

“During the Fire & Ice Opening Ceremony on Friday night at 7 pm, visitors will watch the 25-ft. high ice bonfire melt to the ground while enjoying music, fire and ice themed fashions from local retailers, samples of food from local restaurants participating in the Fiery Food’s contest, and samples of mixed spirits created by local bartenders participating in the Icy Spirit’s contest. Guests can then vote for their favorite food and spirit and a Fire and Ice King/Queen will be crowned at the event.

The 25-ft. blaze, which can be seen from as far away as the Schuylkill Expressway, can best be viewed by spectators at the event site on the Venice Island Parking lot, located at Main and Carson Streets, the Manayunk Tow Path, or Canal View Park on Main Street.”

We’d recommend that you check out the entire schedule at

Eastern State Penitentiary Offers Special Winter Adventure Tours from Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Bring Your Valentine to Receive "Buy One, Get One Free" Admission

When you think of romance, a visit to a 19th century prison - based on the well-intentioned-but-ineffective principles of solitary confinement - might not immediately come to mind. But you can enjoy Valentine's Day 2012 events there all weekend… Here’s their offer…

"Valentine's Day

Break out of the ordinary and celebrate Valentine’s Day with special Winter Adventure Tours from Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Bring your valentine to receive buy one get one free admission and experience the history of Eastern State with a focus on love stories throughout the prison’s history.

Eastern State Penitentiary is beautiful in the stark, cold months of winter and makes for a perfect setting for romance. The buy one get one free offer to bring your valentine on February 11-14, 2012 is valid for one full price adult admission only. This offer can only be redeemed online by using promo code BALLANDCHAIN.

Does your love story involve Eastern State? Click here to learn about our Valentine's Day contest. You could win a romantic dinner for two in the cellblocks!"

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