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Take a Stroll and See Philly's Romantic Destinations

Make memories that will last a lifetime this Valentine’s Day, and let GoPhillyGo get you to your special destination. Explore the mosaics of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens while you sip on mezcal, be like Cupid and test out your archery skills at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge’s pop up archery range, or take a self guided tour of some romantic destinations in Center City and the Museum District with the new GoPhillyGo tour feature.

We made a list of some fun Valentine’s Day events. Download the GoPhillyGo Android app to find Valentine’s Day themed events, or save the GoPhillyGo mobile site to your iPhone’s home screen and get easy multimodal directions to events and anywhere in the Philadelphia region. 

Show some love to the Earth and plan a sustainable trip to your romantic destination. Happy Valentine’s Day from GoPhillyGo!

Sweetheart Skate - Dilworth Plaza 


Head to Winter at Dilworth Park on Valentine’s Day and enjoy a special discount at the Rothman Ice Rink. Admission is buy one get one free from 4pm to 8pm on Valentine’s Day. The Rothman Rink is accessible from City Hall, 15th Street, and Suburban Stations as well as numerous SEPTA bus routes. Click here for directions.


Friday Night Jazz - Woodmere Art Museum


This weekly Jazz series continues with a tribute to legendary balladeer Billy Eckstine. Enjoy renditions of his classic love songs amidst the museum’s collection of works from artists who have called the Philadelphia region home. Click here for directions.


Dia del Amor - Magic Gardens


Do you know the difference between Mezcal and Tequila?  Explore the amazing mosaics while you sample curated mezcals from three regions in Mexico. This intimate guided tour highlights artist Isaiah Zagar and his wife Julia’s love of Mexican folk art and gives visitors the chance to experience the gardens under the stars. Click here for more info.


Valentine’s Stroll in Philly


Visit the new tours section on the GoPhillyGo mobile site and check out our walking tour of romantic destinations in Center City and the Parkway Museum District. Start at LOVE Park and finish with a walk or run up the Art Museum steps. You can customize the order of destinations and create your own unique tour. Click here for more information.


Cupid’s Arrow Pop-Up Archery - John Heinz NWR


Cupid’s Arrow Archery is back at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge on Valentine’s Day between 4pm and 6pm. Visitors will get a tutorial on the basics of archery from US Certified archery instructors, then have a chance to be like Cupid and hit a target with an arrow. All equipment is provided and this event is free to anyone ages 8 and up. Click here for more info.