Make It a Valentine’s Day to Remember in Harrisburg

By Bricco Posted on February 4th, 2016

Whether it’s your first February 14th together or your fiftieth, make this year extra special for you and your valentine with out-of-the-box date ideas in Harrisburg. With activities to suit every personality, you’ll be sure to find the perfect something to show your loved one just how much you care — not just on Valentine’s Day, but all year long!

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Cheer on the Bears

Start the Valentine’s Day celebration a bit early and catch a hockey match at the Giant Center. Watch the Hershey Bears defend the den against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at 7 p.m. February 6 or square off with the Binghamton Senators at 2 p.m. February 7.

Skate the Night Away

You and your valentine can try ice-skating at the Twin Ponds Family Recreation Center. Public skate hours are offered 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. With locations on the East and West shores, admission is $7 for adults and an extra $3 for rentals.

Sweets With Your Sweetie

Appeal to your sweetheart’s sweet tooth with a Truffles for Couples Class at The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue. Participants will use tasty toppings to cover dark-chocolate ganache they dip in milk and white chocolate. Sessions will be offered at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. February 11 through February 14, and tickets cost $18.75 per person.

Mount Hope Murder Mystery

The Historic Mount Hope Mansion is putting a unique twist on dinner and a show in the Midstate region with its eighth annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at Mount Hope. The interactive evening allows guests to interrogate possible suspects while enjoying a four-course dinner. Events run Fridays, Saturdays, and select Sundays February 5 through March 20. Tickets are $42.50.

Schedule a Spa Day

This year, pamper yourself and your valentine at The Spa at The Hotel Hershey. The 3.5-hour Men’s Day Spa Package, which includes a massage, facial, pedicure, and lunch starts at $345 on weekends. And ladies will enjoy the Chocolate Escape Package, which includes a bath, sugar scrub, wrap, massage, and lunch for $405.

Wine and Dine Your Valentine

Take your valentine on a culinary adventure in downtown Harrisburg at Bricco. Our Tuscan and Mediterranean-inspired fine-dining menu includes a selection of seafood, small plates, pasta, and locally sourced beef and chicken. Our staff will also help you find the perfect pairing from our extensive wine list. And divine desserts such as German Chocolate Cake and Maple Coffee Custard are the perfect way to complete your evening. Make your dinner reservations today to celebrate your Valentine’s Day at Bricco!

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