Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year, or so the greeting card and candy industry tells us. Oklahoma City residents drive themselves crazy to plan the perfect date in the metro and avoid the night-out idea that could kill a relationship.
Well, a number of Oklahoma City restaurants and businesses offer unique specials for Valentine's Day.
If you have more to add to the list, just let me know.
Have Rumble the Bison Surprise Your ValentineFrom February 12th through the 14th, Oklahoma City Thunder mascot Rumble the Bison can deliver a personal, Valentine's Day message to your family member or loved one. You can even get special Thunder items.
What's Included: Rumble will arrive with sound system playing a love song, A digital picture of the recipient with Rumble will be emailed, Gift basket – Along with Thunder items, there will be items like chocolates, candles, and a card, Quality time with Rumble! Rumble will sign autographs and take pictures. A unique experience that will create a lifelong memory.
Contact: Get request form
Museum Dinner and DanceThe National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum holds a Valentine's Dinner and Dance from 6-10 p.m. on February 14th. Held in the Sam Noble Special Events Center, the meal is presented by Dining on Persimmon Hill, and there is dancing.
Cost: $44.98 per person
What's Included: Dinner includes salad; choice of entree such as Tender Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream, Champagne Chicken, Herb Roasted Pork with Squash Dressing and Ultimate Penne Pasta; sides such as Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes, Steamed Mixed Vegetables and Roasted Green Beans; dessert such as Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Chocolate Cake, Bananas Foster and more; and a beverage of iced tea and coffee.
Contact: Reservations are required. Call (405) 478-2250 ext. 281.
OK City Chorus Singing ValentinesDeliver your sweetie a singing valentine from an acclaimed four-part harmony group. The OK City Chorus is offering special deliveries to homes, businesses, schools or restaurants from Yukon to Midwest City and Edmond to Norman.
Cost: $50 for live delivery, $10 for phone delivery, $5 for e-Valentine
What's Included: In addition to the beautiful music, singing valentines from the OK City Chorus include sweet treat, a personalized card and a digital photo.
Contact: (405) 720-7464 or order online
Melting Pot Dinner SpecialFondue restaurant The Melting Pot will have a four course lunch and dinner special for Valentine's Day. Reservations are required, and guests receive a commemorative Melting Pot framed picture and a box of chocolate wafers.
Cost: $60 per person (plus tax and 18% gratuity)
What's Included: Creamy Tomato Cheese Fondue, Tropical Salad, Filet Mignon, Shrimp Diablo, Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breast, Citrus Pork Tenderloin, Potstickers, Asparagus and Strawberry Mascarpone Chocolate Fondue for dessert.
Contact: (405) 235-1000 (from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
Romantic River CruisesThe Oklahoma River Cruises are offering a Valentine's Day special 90-minute romantic cruise from 7:30-9 p.m. on Valentine's Day and February 15th.
Cost: $30 per person
What's Included: Live music, hors d'oeuvres, beverages and a limited cash bar with Champagne. Call (405) 702-7755 for reservations.