Celebrate love in downtown Aurora this Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re coupling or a single Pringle, downtown Aurora has you covered come mid-February. Check out these activities come Valentine’s Day.

  • Santori Public Library, 101 S. River St.

Sunday, February 2 from 2 to 3:30 in Spanish (room 224)–Manualidad de San Valentín: Ven a crear una manualidad para celebrar el Día de San Valentín. Programa para adultos. Registro requerido

Thursday, February 6 from 4 to 5 p.m. for Teens (room 224)– Pop-up Makerspace! – Valentine’s Day Edition!: Light up your Valentine’s Day by learning how to make a paper circuit on a LED card, just in time for Valentine’s Day!

  • First Fridays, throughout downtown Aurora

Make Valentine’s, sip on non-alcoholic love punch, take an artist love quiz, and more at First Fridays on Feb. 7. More than two dozen venues. Free!

  • Wyckwood House, 14 W. Downer Pl. Suite 16

Hey Galentines! Come join us for a fun Valentines themed shopping event! There will be new styles from Mod Stitch Co, hand-lettered valentines, snacks, sips, and samples of other fabulous Wyckwood House products. We will also have a fun themed photo booth sponsored by local photographer Latrice Murphy. So bring your fave Galentines and join us February 13 anytime 6:30-8 p.m.

  • Gillerson’s Grubbery, 33 W. New York St.

Valentine’s Day at Gillerson’s. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. “3 Courses for Couples” for only $35. Each person will choose: Course 1: Choice of soup or house salad or caesar salad. Course 2: Choice of either Phoenix Rising sandwich, Fall Foliage salad, O.G. Classic burger, or Chicken Parmesan (pictured). Course 3: Choice of either cupcake or ice cream sundae. Add two cocktails, glasses of wine, or drafts (up to $8 in value each) for only $10.

  • The Venue, 21 S. Broadway

Enjoy an evening with The Heavy Sounds, a soul/R&B band. Dinner can be pre-ordered, provided by MORA Asian Kitchen.

  • Tredwell Coffee, 14 W. Downer Pl. Suite 18

Enjoy a selection of special beverages inspired by love.

  • Stolp Island Social, 5 E. Galena Blvd.

Make a reservation for two and savor the food and ambiance at Amy Morton’s newest restaurant.

  • Crystal House, 59 S. LaSalle St.

FREE ENGRAVING (Name & Date) for any Valentine product bought in-store or online through Valentine’s Day. The newly opened Crystal House will offer free engraving for your sweetheart.

  • Ballydoyle Irish Pub, 28 W. New York St.

Get ready to head bang at the Anti-Valentine’s Day Stupid Cupid Party with Hairbanger’s Ball at 9:30 p.m. on February 14. Cover $10.