From karaoke and dog watching to art exhibitions and pottery, there are various other ways to spend your Valentine’s aside from the normal dinner date at a fancy restaurant.
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this weekend, a lot of places are going with the lovey-dovey theme!
But aside from the conventional Valentine’s Day dinner date, why not try something different this year?
Be advised that some of these places will be holding their Valentine-themed activities this weekend and some will be on 14 February (Tuesday) itself.
So, if you’re wondering what to do with your partner this Valentine’s, check out some of these suggestions:
1. Comedy Show
If both you and your partner love comedy shows, then this Valentine’s is the perfect time to witness hilarious relationship jokes on stage.
The Joke Factory will feature Malaysia’s godfather of comedy, Harith Iskander for a Valentine’s Day Show on 13 February (Monday) at 8.30 pm. Tickets are priced at RM100 per person without snacks and RM200 per person with snacks. You can check out all the details here.
However, if you don’t have a partner just yet, fret not, there’s an Anti Valentine’s Show this 12 February from 2.30 pm to 5 pm at Hush Theatre KL. Joanne Kam, Jon Rosol and Simmone Park will be entertaining you guys with their version of Love Gone Wrong. Tickets are priced at RM199 per person, including a single’s mixer. Check the details here.
2. Roller Skating
What’s more romantic than a date that lets you hold your partner’s hands most of the time? To stop you from falling on your butt, of course, but still, this is a sweet date idea nevertheless.
You can bring your date roller skating at Roller Wa’s three roller skating rinks – 1 Utama Shopping Centre, LaLaport BBCC & IOI City Mall Putrajaya. Entrance is RM80 per person and make sure to bring your own socks!
Disclaimer: If you’re a beginner, get ready for some real bruising. Read our article below to know more about Roller Wa.
3. Sip & Paint
You think you’re artistic and your partner doesn’t believe you? Well, it’s time to unleash your inner Da Vinci in front of your partner in a painting workshop!
Sip & Paint is an event where you can sip your preferred drinks (they have non-alcoholic drinks too), paint and chill while making new friends.
This Valentine’s Day, they’re doing a session called Paint Your Loved One on 14 February from 8 pm to 11 pm at Art & Bonding. It’s time to animate your partner as best as you can! Tickets are priced at RM200 per pax. Check all the details here.
4. Pottery Classes
What better way to reenact a classical romantic movie scene (Demi Moore & Patrick Swayze’s Ghost) than doing pottery?
This Valentine’s, bring your partner for a 3-hour crafty time at Beary Potter Studio. You can try their Throw and Paint workshop, Japanese Vases workshop, Marbled Teacups workshop, Cup & Saucer workshop, and many more.
The price for a class starts from RM230 per pax and all of their classes above are beginner friendly. Click here to find out more.
5. Woodworking Workshop
Ever know what it feels like to be a carpenter? Well now is your time to shine! Bond with your partner in a duo woodworking workshop in PJ.
AdiAida (a combination of two names) is a woodworking workshop that is mainly for women and duos. You can DIY your own piece of furniture in the class and bring it home! From stools and cupboards to credenzas and trolleys, you can choose to build any of these with your partner.
Prices start from RM650 for couples. Find out more about it here.
6. Haunted House
If both of you are fans of horror movies, why not experience it live in a haunted house? We’re talking about the man-made scary part, of course, not the real-life getting possessed part.
Go on a scream-worthy 60 minutes investigative journey to unravel a murder mystery that will leave you and your partner chilled to the spine. You can choose your own path that will lead to several different endings in the story.
Tickets start at RM61 per player. For more info, visit their website here.
7. Golden Oldies Cabaret
If you love music from the 40s to 70s, you should head on to KLPAC this week to enjoy their popular cabaret series called Yesterday Once More 4.
Bring your partner along to enjoy covers of the greatest crooners and soul singers such as these – The Platters, Joni Mitchell, Louis Armstrong, Bee Gees, Shirley Bassey, Nat King Cole, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley.
Tickets start from RM70 per seat. Click here to know more.
8. Art Exhibition
If you’ve always wanted an art gallery date, then this is a perfect occasion to ask your partner to go to. Catch Van Gogh Alive at Pavilion Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.
This digital art exhibition will showcase Van Gogh’s artworks through a projector, including The Starry Night and Sunflowers paintings. Viewers will also be surrounded by a vibrant symphony of light, colour, sound and fragrance that will heighten their multi-sensory experience.
Tickets are RM75 per entry. Read the articles below to know more.
9. Baking Class
Remember those romantic movies and dramas with couples throwing flour at each other and making a mess in the kitchen? Well, you can reenact those scenes too with your partner! If they’re not neat freaks that is.
Good Times DIY is offering a Valentine’s Day promotion for couples called the Romantic Baking Package. You can bake Triple Chocolate Soft cookies and decorate Korean Style cakes with designs of your own together with your partner.
The package is priced at RM220 per couple. Visit their website to know more.
10. Watch Puppies
Want to do something relaxing and free? It’s a bonus point if both of you are animal lovers.
Head on to Desa Park City for a chill date in the park while watching owners talking their dogs out for a walk. You’ll find a lot of adorable breeds there from huge Golden Retrievers and Labradors to mall Poodles and Chihuahuas. There are a ton of Corgis and Pomeranians over there too.
Every Sunday evening, they have a pet party going on where you’ll find a lot of dogs playing together. You can even pet the dogs if the owners let you too.
11. Go-Kart Racing
If both of you are in for the adrenaline rush, then spend your Valentine’s Day or weekend with Go-Kart racing!
Take your date to Blastacars Drift Karts on the 5th floor of Sungei Wang Plaza. Flex your Tokyo Drift skills here and have a great time racing your partner to the finish line. They have beginner-friendly settings here too.
Did you know that this is the very same racing cart that Billie Eilish went to when she visited Malaysia last year?
Prices start as low as RM60 per person for a 10-minute race (novice speed setting). Check out their website for more info.
What’s more romantic than serenading your significant ones a classic love song with your angelic voice? 👀
If both of you love to belt your voices out, then try karaoke-ing at Red Box. They are having their Valentine’s Couple package that comes with a romantic dinner.
You can sing for 3 hours with a dinner prepared for two for RM228. Find out more here.
Now that you have some ideas on what activities to do with your partner this Valentine’s, have you thought of what to gift them that day? Read our article below to find out what they truly want basing on their love language.
If you want to know more about Valentine’s Day and its gory history, find out more in this article below.