Valentine’s Day Ideas in Decatur IL

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we want to help you plan a wonderful day of love and fun.

Whether you’re in a relationship or single, Valentine’s Day is for everyone. Check out the date ideas, for couples, from $ to $$$.

For couples:

  1. At home dinner with drinks, an entrée, and a dessert. ($)
    1. One person is in charge of drinks and dessert while the other is in charge of making the entrée.
    2. Make it fun and surprise each other with your favorites.
    3. Take it even further and make it a movie marathon night.
  2. Recreate your first date, whether that’s dinner and a movie, a museum, a concert, or a quick ice cream date. ($-$$$)
  3. Go ice skating at The Civic Center and enjoy a nice warm coffee afterwards at the River Coffee Company. ($)
  4. Splurge on a nice hotel room at The Decatur Conference Center and enjoy a night in. ($$$)
  5. Have a paint night! Grab some canvases and paint with each other. ($$)
    1. Make it even more fun and switch canvases to finish each other’s masterpiece.
    2. Add a nice wine or drinks to make it a special night.

For groups of friends:

  1. Enjoy a night of your favorite foods together. ($$)
    1. Crank it up a notch and assign everyone a different type of food, a color, a different country, and see what everyone comes up with.
  2. Do a valentine’s day exchange. Take it back to the elementary school days and exchange valentine’s day cards. ($-$$)
    1. Spruce it up with a fun gift card or some candy.
  3. Get together for dessert decorating. Whether that’s cookies, cupcakes, or any sweet treat, this is a great bonding activity. ($-$$)
  4. Movie Marathons are a classic. Grab your friends and watch everyone’s favorite movies. ($)
    1. Add drinks and appetizers if you want to take it to another level. ($$)
  5. Day of Rest. Grab your friends and have yourself a stress-free self-care day. ($-$$)
    1. Massages, face masks, facials, meditation, snacks, etc.

Whether you’re with your friends or your significant other, you can make Valentine’s Day special.