Don't want to eat out on Valentine's Day?  There are several places where you can dance all night.

Some celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolates and flowers while others stay home for a quiet, intimate dinner.

But if you’re looking to take someone into town this year, there are dozen of places in Corpus Christi that have delicious menus for romantic dinners, fun dances, and parties for couples.

Some places even have special gatherings for singles celebrating with friends or looking for someone special.

Here is a list of events you don’t want to miss for Valentine’s Day 2020.

Romantic restaurants where you can pamper your significant other in the Corpus Christi region

Dance to 1940s music in the Lexington Museum’s Stage Door Canteen

Enjoy a magical evening of music, dancing and nostalgia in the 27th Annual Stage Door Canteen at the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd. Participants are encouraged to wear their dance shoes and dress in 1940s business casual fashions or WWII military uniform. The event starts on Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $ 35. Buy your tickets at https://www.classy.org/event/2020-stage-door-canteen/e267774.

For more information, please call 361-888-4873 ext. 305

Valentine’s Day dinner in downtown Bella Luna

Bella Luna Downtown, 429 Schatzel St., is hosting a special Valentine’s Day dinner on Friday at 5 p.m. The event features appetizers, wine, smooth jazz, and a comedy show. Tickets start at $ 15. Buy your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-dinner-event.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Eats Epicurea Restaurant and Bar

The Eats Epicurea restaurant and bar, 14353 Commodores Dr., are hosting a Valentine’s Day dinner on Friday at 5:00 p.m. with live music by harpist Stephanie Nash. Reservations are strongly recommended. Tickets are $ 75 per pair. To purchase tickets, call and reserve at 361-589-4224.

Valentine's Day Gifts • Time: Late 17th Century The well-known English diarist Samuel Pepys often wrote about Valentine's Day rituals in 17th century England.  As part of the celebration, women received small gifts.  Pepys wrote about buying gloves for his wife.

Valentine’s Day Comedy Show at the Mesquite St. Comedy Club

Javi Luna and friends are presenting a Valentine’s Day comedy show on Friday, February 14th at 8pm and Saturday, February 15th at 8pm at the Mesquite St. Comedy Club, 617 Mesquite St. Spend your Valentine’s weekend with Javi Luna and friends. Cost: $ 20 entrance fee, $ 30 preferred seating. Information: 361-960-2573 or http://www.laughdowntown.com/.

Valentine’s Day Soiree at Sugarbakers

Sugarbakers, 2766 Santa Fe St., is hosting a Valentine’s Day dinner with live music on Friday at 6pm. The menu includes prime rib, beef fillet, baked stuffed lobster tail, homemade pasta, créme brûlée, berry tartlets and tiramisu. Call 361-884-9541 ​​to make reservations.

Games for lovers and married couples at Communitea

In Communitea, from 6.30 p.m. to midnight on Friday, 505 S Water St. will host several events for Valentine’s Day. The event features live music, dancing, and other fun activities. Couples also have the opportunity to participate in love and wedding games. Interested parties are asked to buy tickets at www.paypal.com. The cost is $ 15.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Katz 21

Katz 21 hosts a Valentine’s Day dinner on Friday at 4 p.m. at 5702 p.m. Spohn Dr. The event features live music, a wine list and a special menu. Those interested in attending the dinner are asked to reserve by calling 361-884-1221 or online at https://www.katz21.com/reserve-a-table.

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Valentine’s Day Celebration at the Aurora Arts Theater

The Aurora Arts Theater is hosting a Valentine’s Day celebration on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The celebration includes an appetizer buffet, a salsa and queso bar, a candy and delicacy bar and entry to the musical “Nunsense”. Tickets are $ 35. To purchase tickets, call 361-851-9700 or visit https://auroraartstheatre.com/valentines.

Valentine’s Day Dance at the Texas Nugget Corpus Christi

The Texas Nugget Corpus Christi is holding a Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at S. Staples St. For more information, call 361-929-6202.

Valentine’s Day dinner at Scuttlebutt’s Seafood Bar and Grill

Scuttlebutt’s Seafood Bar and Grill is offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner on Fridays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at S. Padre Island Drive 14254. Dinner includes a wine pairing, four-course meal of salad, soup, steak, lobster, and cheesecake -Desserts. Reservations must be made by February 12th at the latest. Tickets are $ 125 per couple or $ 80 per person. For an answer call 361-949-6769.

Valentine’s Day Date Night at Board & Brush Corpus Christi

Board & Brush Corpus Christi is hosting a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Date Night event from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at its 1125 Airline Rd location. The date night includes a free dinner and champagne toast with a wood project. Tickets are $ 68 per person. Buy your tickets at https://boardandbrush.com/corpuschristi/events/.

Jewelry • Period: Late 19th Century As incomes rose in the late 19th century, people tried to express their affection by giving jewelry as gifts on Valentine's Day.  Some people thought this was too much of a capitalist encroachment on a vacation meant for love.

Tippi Toes Corpus Christi will be watching your kids on their Valentine’s Day date night

Are you planning to go out on the night of the date this Valentine’s Day? Tippi Toes Corpus Christi is hosting a children’s Valentine’s Day evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at its location at 5801 S. Staples St. The event includes games, Valentine’s Day treats and crafts, and ends with a movie. Tickets are $ 30 for the first child plus an additional $ 15 per sibling. For more information, please call 361-814-4307.

Shawn Harris at Comics Live

Comedian Shawn Harris will appear on Comics Live Friday at 9:30 p.m. at Bella Luna Restaurant at 429 Schatzell Street. Check out this special Valentine’s Day show starring BET comedian, actor and entertainer Shawn Harris. Get there early and enjoy a live jazz dinner before the show. Cost: $ 20 for a comedy show; $ 75 per couple for dinner before. Information: 361-434-4290 or https://www.facebook.com/ComicsLive.

Nunsense ‘at the Aurora Arts Theater

The Aurora Arts Theater presents “Nunsense” on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays from January 17th to March 1st at 2:30 PM at 5635 Everhart Road. Do a hysterically random variety show with the Little Sisters of Hoboken (what’s left of it) to raise emergency funds for the monastery. Nunsense has blessed theatergoers worldwide for over 30 years and is the second-longest off-Broadway show in history. Cost: $ 17 entrance fee; Military / senior / student / child discount only available at the box office. Information: 361-851-9700 or https://www.auroraartstheatre.com/shows/nunsense.

“Love Letters” at the Port Aransas Community Theater

The Port Aransas Community Theater will be presenting “Love Letters” on Thursday, February 13th at 7:30 pm through Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 2:30 pm at 2327 State Hwy. 361, Port Aransas. Love letters is the story of two people who love each other in a life full of difficulties and misunderstandings. Tickets are $ 10. Information: 361-749-6036 or http://www.portaransascommunitytheatre.com.

Single? Or are you looking for a fun Galentine day? Here are some events to check out.

Galentine's Day is a time to celebrate your friends.

Love stinks, let’s have a drink at the Executive Surf Club

The Executive Surf Club, 309 N Water St., is hosting a Valentine’s Day celebration on Friday from 7pm to midnight. The event offers live music, drinks and food specialties. You can find more information on the surf club’s Facebook page.

Single Awareness Day Party at the Waves Resort Lookout Pub & Pourium

Waves Resort Corpus Christi, 14353 Commodores Dr., is holding a singles Valentine’s Day party on Friday at 8 p.m. in its Lookout Pub & Pourium. The event features music, games, drinks and specialty foods.

Speed ​​dating for singles at the South Texas Ice House Bar and Grill

The South Texas Ice House Bar and Grill is hosting a 4-minute speed dating round for singles on Friday at 7:00 p.m. The event will include appetizers and champagne. Registration is $ 3.

For more information, please call 361-814-2010.

Speed ​​dating for singles and a mix-and-mingle event at Communitea

In Communitea there will be several events for Valentine’s Day from 6.30 p.m. to midnight on Friday in 505 S Water St. In the evening, there is live music, dancing and other fun activities. Singles have the opportunity to take part in a speed dating game and also host a mix-and-mingle event. Interested parties are asked to buy tickets at www.paypal.com. The cost is $ 15.

“Crazy Rich Asians” Valentine’s Day Film Party and Celebration at the Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi, 7601 S. Staples St., is hosting a Valentine’s Day Movie Party with “Crazy Rich Asians” on Friday at 6:30 pm. The movie party features a Chinese menu of chicken satay, pork dumplings, sweet rice pudding, and more. Themed cocktails are also available. Tickets are $ 50.83 per person. Buy your tickets in the theater or in the Alamo Drafthouse app.

Singles Night at Green Light Coffee

Green Light Coffee is hosting a Singles Night event on Friday at 6:00 p.m. at 600 Leopard St. The event features board games and buy-one-get-one free specials for cocktails. Only for people aged 21 and over. You can find more information on the Green Light Coffee Facebook page.

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