The Best Things to do in NYC for Valentine's Day

New York City is such a romantic destination for Valentine's Day. Cozy up on a sightseeing cruise or experience the sights and sounds of NYC together on TopView Sightseeing bus tour. Add any of these ideas to your NYC Valentine's Day getaway!

Cupid's Undie Run

The Cupid's Undie Run is certainly an outrageous way to celebrate Valentine's Day in NYC. Proceeds go to charity and there's a dance party included too. This might be one of the best things to do for singles in NYC on Valentine's Day. It's a chance to make new friends and who knows, you might get struck by Cupid's arrow while you're there.

Romance Under the Stars

The Museum of Natural History hosts their Romance Under the Stars open bar event which is a classy date night full of live classical music, chocolate, and hors d'oeuvres which ends with a planetarium show. This event sells out fast so make sure you book far in advance.

Walk the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

This waterfront walk offers some of the most beautiful views of New York featured in countless romantic movies. The walk might be chilly but it's stunning and a chance to cuddle with your date. This is also a popular place for proposals, just in case you had wedding bells on the brain.

Dinner for Two in NYC

Many people consider a dinner for two to be one of the best things to do in NYC on Valentine's Day. It's by far the most post popular activity, so make sure you make reservations in advance. Check out OpenTable! It can help you find Valentine's Day discounts and special menus.

70's Soul Jam Valentine's Concert

Relax with the romantic vibes of a 70's style soul band. The 70's Soul Band show at the Beacon Theater has become something of an annual tradition and it's definitely one of the most cool things to do in NYC on Valentine's Day. Just remember to check the date this year, sometimes it's on the 16th rather than the 17th. Either way, these tunes will put you in the mood.

Love in New York City's Times Square on Valentine's Day

Share the joy with happy couples who are getting married or engaged in Times Square. These couples put their love on display for the world to see and you can come swoon along with them.

Amazing Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt

This is an adventurous event for couples and easily one of the most fun things to do for singles in NYC on Valentine's Day. The scavenger hunt has clues that will lead you all over the city to perform physical and mental challenges with a cash prize for the winner. Test your skills with this Valentine's adventure! Maybe you'll take home the prize.

BYOB Art Classes

You can find venues that host BYOB art classes all over the city. It's one of the more relaxed and cool things to do on Valentine's Day in NYC. The atmosphere makes this a romantic couples activity, a fun activity for friends, or a cool event for someone going solo.