By Shaya Rogers, Staff Reporter | Graphics by Jonathan Gamboa
Here are a few fun options for couples
A pampering trip to the spa
Mark Pardo Salon and Spa is running a Valentine’s Day special for women who want to look extra special for date night.
For $35, the package includes a professional makeup application, a shampooing and a blowout.
Mark Pardo Salon and Spa
1100 Juan Tabo NE
Feb. 14 and 15
By appointment only 298-2983
A romantic dinner
La Provence is a romantic eatery in Nob Hill that serves authentic French dishes. From Whole Roasted Rack of Lamb to Fresh Alaskan Halibut and Duck a la Orange, this is definitely the place to go to treat your date to something special.
La Provence Brasserie Restaurant
3001 Central Ave NE
$55+ per person
Call to make reservations 254-7644
Hinkle Family Fun Center is hosting a Valentine’s Day special. Purchase one Attraction Pass and receive a second pass for free.
Spend the day playing games, riding go-karts, and eating slices of pizza.
This is a great option for the Valentine’s Day couple looking for a fun date minus the pressure.
Hinkle Family Fun Center
12931 Indian School Rd NE
Visit hinklefamilyfuncenter.com for more information
Watch the sun set
Take a romantic drive to the crest of the Sandia Mountains and have a picnic with a view.
Pre-cut some fancy cheeses and gourmet artisan sausages, add a bag of grapes, and pick up some sparkling wine in cans from Jubilation (No glass allowed in National Forests).
Make sure to bring a blanket and bundle up. To set the mood, bring a portable music player and play some love songs.
Arrive before 5:49 p.m. to watch the sun set over the city.
An amorous musical experience
Musical Theater Southwest presents: “Romance — A Valentine’s Cabaret” with cast members performing memorable love songs. Theater seats include wine or soft drinks and snacks.
Feb.14 to 16, 8:00 p.m.
Theater Seats $25
Call 265-9119 to purchase tickets