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Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit: Unleash Your Inner Artist With These 5 Surefire Ideas

Celebrate the Beauty of Art This Valentine’s Day in Detroit with Murals, Mimosas, Live Music, & More

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Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit is an opportunity to admire the creative community and unleash your inner artist. After all, Venus is the planet of love & beauty…and art! You could go out to your favorite restaurant and call it a night or you could take your senses for a ride. Whether you bond with your partner over brunch and a painting session or spend time in a parking garage, exploring some of the best murals in the city, there are several artistic ways of celebrating this Valentine’s Day.

You could definitely hit up more than one of these spots if you both are down. To make planning a little more simple, Detroitsit rounded up a list of 5 artistic ways to spend this Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit.

 

ABOUT LOVE-PAINT BRUNCH EDITION

fancy mimosas and waffles

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Date and time

Sun, February 13, 2022

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

Stressing yourself out over finding the perfect place to eat or have fun in a creative way? You don’t have to wander all around the city. Indulge in a light-hearted day of play and a lovely brunch-style breakfast. Celebrate this Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit with a love for the arts, shopping, and hearty breakfast food. Check out Detroit’s finest vendors, let loose in a paint session with Erin Annette, and get into some Jumbo games. The brunch menu consists of chicken & waffles, fruit bowls, muffins, and bottomless mimosas. Click HERE for more info. Located at Artist Village Detroit 17336 Lahser Detroit, MI 48219.

Early Bird Admission for 2 includes a paint kit for 2, brunch for 2, bottomless mimosas.

 

PAINTING WITH A TWIST

This Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit is about giving your artistic side a spotlight. Painting With A Twist has become a popular place for open-minded individuals.  It’s the ideal balance of socializing and detailed creation. On top of taking home your own handmade masterpiece, you get to bring your own goodies to snack and sip on. You and your partner get to challenge yourselves artistically while also enjoying the laid-back atmosphere. Painting in solitude is therapeutic, but it becomes a deeper connection when you’re surrounded by loved ones! Head downtown for lots of laughs and a little mess. Located at 1420 Washington Blvd Detroit, MI 48226 on the corner of Grand River across from City Club Apts.

 

man in gallery

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DIA

Detroiters have most likely already visited the DIA more than a few times during the day. However, there are many ways to experience the Detroit Institute of Arts besides walking through their beautiful collection. The DIA is open late every evening, so you can really savor your quality time. Friday Night Live provides the perfect canvas for a great date. An evening of live music, art-making workshops, drawing in the galleries, or just admiring the world-class art collection is sure to be memorable. Click HERE to the DIA site. Located at 5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI.

 

REDFORD THEATRE

Performing arts is also a plentiful option for any date night in Detroit. Make Valentine’s Day 2022 in Detroit an extra special classy night out. Movie theatres aren’t exactly the best viewing option anymore, which makes traditional live theatres even more of a great idea. Established in 1928,  the extravagant, 1571-seat Redford Theatre has been delighting audiences ever since. Hitchock’s suspenseful and superb masterpiece, Rear Window is showing on Friday, February 25th at 8:00 PM – Saturday, February 26th at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00. Click HERE for more info on upcoming shows. Located at 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI 48219.

 

Z LOT

V-Day love 24 hrs sign

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Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like being with the one you love and going out to a parking garage? Yes, you heard that right.  The Z Lot on Library street is one of Detroit’s largest parking garages, with over a thousand spaces. Make this Valentine’s Day 2002 in Detroit an adventurous one with new heights as you travel up to the top floor and get free access to one of the best views in Detroit. Take your date around the parking garage itself – it’s covered in over 100 murals, which were commissioned by an array of international street artists. The city life downtown is just outside of the parking garage doors, which opens up even more opportunities to spend quality time together with other date spots that are just as exciting and some more traditional. Located at 1234 Library St., Detroit, MI 48226.

 

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