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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Six Great Valentine's Day Ideas

Categories: The IU Student Perspective, Wine & Culinary

Are you looking for something fun to do with your Valentine on this upcoming day of love? Well here are just a few specials that are going on in Bloomington during the next week.

Valentine's Day at Scholars Inn
Gourmet Café and Wine Bar
Four incredible courses with many options - only $65 per person! Enjoy wine and champagne specials as well (go to scholarsinn.com for the full menu). For reservations to Bloomington's most romantic restaurant, call 812-32-1892.

Lights! Camera! Murder! At the Pourhouse Café
It's an After Oscars Party Mystery Dessert Buffet! Friday, February 17 from 7-9 pm at the Pourhouse Café, 314 E. Kirkwood Ave. Be a part of the story with identity tickets for just $20; Non-identity tickets are $15. For more information, call 812-339-7000.

Upland Brewing Company
Valentine's Day Beer and Food Pairing Dinner

Enjoy a four course dinner paired with Upland Brewing Company's delicious local brews on Tuesday, February 14 at 7 pm at the Upland Banquet Space. The Chef will be there to discuss the food and a brewer will be ready to answer questions about the beer! Only $50 per person; tickets can be purchased at the Upland Tap Room Contact Christen for reservations.

Celebrate Valentine's Day
at Scotty's Brewhouse Bloomington
Two people eat for $30 at Scotty's Brewhouse. This offer is not just for couples, bring a group of friends to celebrate! Includes one appetizer, two entrees and one dessert off of the specialty menu. No reservations are taken at Scotty's - first come, first served.

Enjoy a Valentine's weekend
with Bloomington's Wineries
The Indiana Uplands Wine Trail presents a Chocolate Lovers Getaway, featuring free chocolate and wine pairings during weekends surrounding Valentine's Day (Feb 11, 12, 18, and 19). Available at all wineries on the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail, including Oliver Winery and Butler Winery & Vineyards in Bloomington.

The Irish Lion Valentine's Day
Sparkling Wines Dinner
On Tuesday, February 14 from 4-10 pm, The Irish Lion presents a three course meal for just $49 per person at one of Bloomigton's favorite restaurants. Reservations are suggested; Call 812-336-9076.


Scholars Inn

Upland Brewing CoScotty's Valentines Day Oliver Wine Tasting

Irish Lion


Looking to stay the night? Find a great deal on our special offers page and extend your celebration in Bloomington! 

This post comes to you from our current intern at Visit Bloomington, Tom Leland. Tom is seeking degrees in Tourism Management as well as German and hopes to spend some time working in Germany after graduation. He spends a lot of time playing piano and enjoys riding his bike around Bloomington and playing golf and soccer.  

Tosha Daugherty

Tosha Daugherty

Tosha was the primary contributor to the B-town Blog during her tenure as content coordinator. Her blogs covered a number of topics, from family activities to outdoor excursions.