What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

Valentine’s Day is a great occasion to have a romantic date and spend time alone with your other half. Take a walk through the evening city, look at the stars, dance to fiery jazz, or spend time in a cool hotel. We have selected interesting options in Moscow and St. Petersburg, where lovers will be pleased to celebrate February 14.

Visit a contemporary art exhibition or museum

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, lovers of modern technology can go to the multimedia show-exhibition “Aivazovsky. Kandinsky. Revived canvases” in the creative space “Lumiere Hall”. Here, about 200 paintings by artists are presented on giant screens, and guests are provided with a complete immersion effect – laser projectors, PS-3D technology and surround sound. The entrance ticket costs 800 rubles.

Even on Valentine’s Day in Moscow, you can look at one of the highest exhibitions in Europe Holiday Vernissage, which is located on the 58th floor of the Empire Tower in Moscow City in the Empire Lounge space. Here, against the backdrop of the Moscow panorama and softly playing pleasant music, bright, original paintings by contemporary artists are exhibited. Entrance ticket cost 1,500 rubles, including excursion.

From February 13 to 19, Moscow Museum Week will take place, during which you can visit exhibitions for free. On Valentine’s Day, not only historical museums are participating in the action, but also the Vasily Nesterenko Art Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the Darwin Museum.

In St. Petersburg, Harry Potter fans will be able to feel like characters from the film and encounter magic at the interactive exhibition “The Door to Hogwarts”. Platform 9 ¾, the ceremony of assignment to faculties and the outfit with a black robe – everything is like in the magical universe of JK Rowling. The exhibition takes place at the Perinnye Ryady art center, ticket price is 790 rubles.

And on Vasilievsky Island in “Sevkabel Port” you can see the exhibition-installation “Find Banksy”. It is dedicated to one of the most controversial artists of street art. The exhibition halls contain colorful sculptures, accurately reproduced graffiti walls and authentic paintings. The entrance ticket costs 1,000 rubles.

Listen to live music and dance

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, at Aleksey Kozlov’s club Sasha Almazova, vocalist of the group Non Cadenza, will perform. With her colleagues, she will perform hits and new songs in different genres – jazz, soul and funk. Here you can dance and eat delicious food; ticket prices range from 2,000 to 5,500 rubles. And in the greenhouse of VDNHpop-jazz stars will perform among the palm trees and the Garden of Eden and create a magical atmosphere of love and romance. Ticket price from 2,200 to 3,700 rubles.

A grandiose symphony show will take place in the Northern capital on February 14 “Legendary rock hits”. Rock musicians, a symphony orchestra and opera soloists will perform on stage, who will jointly perform the legendary hits of Metallica, Scorpions, Aerosmith and other famous groups. The concert will be held at the A2 Green Concert club, ticket prices range from 2,500 to 7,500 rubles.

You can spend Valentine’s Day in a romantic and cozy retro setting at the concert “Stylish Romance”. A festive program and dinner will be prepared here, and musicians will perform fiery melodies to the sounds of a saxophone. The concert will take place in the restaurant “Apartment No. 162” on Ligovsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg, ticket price is 600 rubles.

Go for a romantic dinner

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, invite your other half to an Italian restaurant La Provincia. The decor here is reminiscent of a cozy Mediterranean house – light colors, plants in tubs and arched windows with wooden shutters. For dinner, candles can be lit, a glass of wine from the Apennine Peninsula and fresh seafood served.

You can dine in a beautiful setting at the Moscow restaurant “Chaika”, which is located on a real double-deck yacht on Krasnopresnenskaya embankment. From here you can enjoy panoramic views of the Moscow City lights and the Moscow River. Inside there is a cozy atmosphere with soft sofas and burning candles. Try signature Pan-Asian dishes from the famous Italian chef – Chinese-style steamed sea bass or salmon tartare with Yuzu sauce.

To create a romantic mood, stop by the St. Petersburg restaurant “We’re on friendly terms”. The atmosphere here is cozy and inviting – vintage furniture, shelves with books and pleasant music. Here you can have a light dinner with a glass of wine or order hearty dishes, for example, a juicy marbled beef steak or signature Spa Ribs.

You can try unusual drinks in St. Petersburg at the bar “Sky and Wine” on Pirogov. There are cozy glass gazebos here, from which you can see the evening city and St. Isaac’s Cathedral glowing in the distance. Order the signature cocktail “Sky and Wine” with basil vermouth or “Kupol Kazansky” based on gin and orange liqueur.

Watch a movie or see the stars

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, go to the premium cinema “Formula Cinema PRIME” in the “European” shopping center. The small hall has soft leather chairs with tables, food and drinks are brought directly into the hall, and you can wait for your session in a cozy lounge area with a cafe. Ticket price for one from 1,000 rubles.

You can comfortably watch a movie with your other half in the Moscow cinema “Boulevard”. There are three suitable rooms here – “Glade” with soft poufs in the front rows, “Gazebo” with soft sofas for two and “Rotunda” with leather armchairs and tables. Ticket price for one – from 450 rubles.

In “Planetarium No. 1” in St. Petersburg, lovers will be able to see a whole city of stars and planets while hits from the legendary musical “La- La Land” by jazz musicians. The beauty of the galaxy and the sounds of the saxophone will provide a romantic mood; the ticket price is from 1,200 to 1,500 rubles.

You can watch a movie on soft sofas for two and order food from a restaurant in the St. Petersburg cinema “Mirage on the Bolshoi”. By the way, on the evening of February 14, screenings of romantic films are planned here, for example, “P.S. I Love You”, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “The Notebook”. Ticket price for a sofa for two – from 940 rubles.

Arrange a romantic date for two

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

To spend an evening just the two of you, book a room in a private cinema “The Secret”in Moscow. There is a pleasant designer interior with upholstered furniture, a 5-meter screen for watching movies, and there is also the opportunity to play video games and sing karaoke. The cost of renting a hall for two is from 1,990 to 2,990 rubles per hour.

Adrenaline lovers can have a date on board the plane and see the usual places of Moscow from a bird’s eye view. For example, the school Aero Region Training offers sightseeing 30- and 60-minute routes costing from 12,900 rubles.

If flying is scary, but you want unusual leisure time, go on a romantic date in the dark, which is organized by the museum “Walk in the Dark” in the Moscow shopping center ” Riviera”. Here you will try to guess drinks, spices and treats just by taste, or identify works of art by touch. Cost for two – from 6,500 rubles.

For an unusual date in the Northern capital, go to the bar Laboratory 31. There is a truly chemical atmosphere here – steaming cocktails in flasks and test tubes, a neon interior and the periodic table instead of the usual bar menu. Here you can book a separate VIP room or stay in a common room, but in booths with curtains.

Surprise your significant other in St. Petersburg by inviting you to an unusual screening of a film in the space “Kinoparking” on Academician Pavlov. There are no usual chairs or even a roof over your head; each viewer is in his own car in which he arrived. Order popcorn, drinks or pizza from the snack bar and watch a movie on the huge outdoor screen. Cost – 1,500 rubles per car.

Walk through beautiful places in the fresh air

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, choose beautiful street spaces that are transformed with colored illumination at sunset – Luzhkov and Patriarchal Bridges, Gorky parks and Novodevichy Convent, VDNH and “Alley of Love” in the Kolomenskoye estate. You can also take a walk with your significant other in the courtyard of the film studio “Mosfilm”, on the territory of Izmailovsky Kremlin or in the garden “Hermitage”, where you can make a wish by going through an installation in the form of a silver heart.

In St. Petersburg, while walking around the city center, make a wish to the griffins, watch the sunrise on the Spit of Vasilievsky Island near the Rostral Columns and look at Kissing Bridge. Excellent locations for romantic walks will be endless city bridges and embankments with evening illumination, Elagin Island, “New Holland” or Park of the 300th anniversary of St. -Petersburg.

Spend a romantic evening at the hotel

What to do in Moscow and St. Petersburg on February 14

In Moscow, book a room at the five-star Lotte Hotel, which boasts a luxurious Asian-style spa complex and treatments according to the canons of ancient Balinese traditions. The cost of living is from 29,500 rubles* per day. At the five-star Movenpick Moscow Taganskaya hotel, guests can expect luxurious designer interiors, a romantic candlelit dinner in the restaurant and a spa program for two. Accommodation cost – from 9,400 rubles* per night, dinner and spa are paid separately.

In St. Petersburg, go to the five-star boutique hotel “Gamma”, which has prepared a special program for all lovers, full of romance and pleasure. Compliments from the hotel, late breakfast in your room, Love is spa program for two at SPA NERO and a romantic dinner from the chef of the NOK restaurant. The cost of one night’s accommodation is from 8,300 rubles* per day. Dinner and spa treatments are available at an additional cost.

Similar programs for Valentine’s Day in the Northern capital are planned in the four-star hotels Dostoevsky (accommodation costs from 3,600 rubles* per night) and AKYAN (from 3,300 rubles* per night).

*Prices are current at the time of publication.

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