Las Vegas is a city for romance. With an abundance of restaurants boasting celebrity chef offerings, luxurious hotel rooms, spas galore and lots and lots of wedding chapels, finding romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day should not be difficult. Read on for a few traditional and out of the ordinary suggestions that will make your Valentine swoon.
Sur La Table Cooking Classes – Sign up for a 2-hour hands-on cooking class at Sur La Table at Downtown Summerlin®. Great cooking isn’t about recipes—it’s about techniques and the experience. You’ll work together with your Valentine and other students in a fun environment led by professional chef instructors. Once the work is complete, you get to indulge in what you created. A variety of romantic classes are available for the month of February including Chocoholic, Lavender Macaron Workshop, I Heart Rome, and French Romance. Visit www.downtownsummerlin.com for more details. NOM!
“I’ve taken a few cooking classes with my sweetheart,” stated Irena Hall. “It’s a really fun way to learn together as a team. The instructors at Sur La Table are wonderful and very patient! They have such diverse class options too. We actually ended up signing up for a group package.”
Beauty and the Beast – take your Valentine to Nevada Ballet Theatre’s (NBT) limited engagement of Beauty and the Beast at Smith Center. Offering three shows Feb. 17-18, venture into a colorful world of magic and enchantment with the time honored tale. Set to a lyrical score by Tchaikovsky, this NBT Company Premiere is a spectacular production celebrating the transformative power of love.
A hike for two – there are many great hiking spots throughout the valley, but one of the most scenic and popular is Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area along the valley’s western edge. Pack a picnic for two and venture outdoors for a romantic experience your sweetheart will love.
Chef’s Tables – Dining in Las Vegas is everywhere. But sitting perched atop a special chef’s table is a rarity even by Las Vegas standards. Indulge your Valentine with a special seat at Food Network star Scott Conant’s restaurant – Scarpetta. The iconic chef’s table boasts views of the kitchen as well as the signature Bellagio Fountains. A win-win.
Not interested in heading to the Strip for a good dinner out? Andiron Steak & Sea at Downtown Summerlin is a perfect pick for a romantic night off-Strip. Headed by long-time residents Elizabeth Blau and chef Kim Canteenwalla, the neighborhood steakhouse is a palate pleasing favorite.
Movie time – looking for a romantic flick to watch with the one you love? Regal Downtown Summerlin 5 is showing the perfect romance: Fifty Shades Freed.
The King and I – A perfect dose of theatrics close to home. The Broadway Bound production will take place on Feb. 23- March 4 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $18. An outing good enough for the entire family to enjoy!
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling master-planned communities for nearly two decades. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 gross acres still remaining to accommodate future growth, including infrastructure, open space and common areas, all within the master plan. The community is currently home to nearly 100,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 250 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 26 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, ten golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks and dozens of actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes– priced from the $300,000s to more than $2.5 million. For information on custom homesites in The Ridges please call 702.255.2500. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s.
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