Five fun ways to spend the day of love

Collyn Burke, Reporter

Looking for a fun unique way to celebrate the day of love? Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, or just some fine friends, these fun Austin experiences are sure to make the day of love one to remember.

The Blanton
200 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Open from 1-5 p.m. on Sundays $5
What’s more romantic than a peaceful stroll through an art museum? Located on the UT campus, the Blanton art museum offers a wide array of art from renaissance classics to modern contemporaries that are sure to make you fall in love.

Zilker Gardens Picnic
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Open from 9-5 p.m. free
Whether you chose to go with your sweetheart, or just a Gal-entines group, a picnic in Zilker’s stunning botanical gardens will make a lovely use of your day. What more could one want than to be surrounded by good food and stunning topography.

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In Movie Theatre
1901 E 51st St, Austin, TX 78723
Show times vary $5
Possibly the most classic Valentine’s day idea on the list, Blue Starlite will be sure to please any classic movie fanatic’s Valentine’s day desires. On Valentine’s, the Drive In will be showing a few romantic classics: The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally and Moulin Rouge.

Restaurant Hop
Austin has a booming food scene. While a simple dinner may sound like a V-day cliche, doing a restaurant hop may change things up. By visiting several restaurants in one night you get your fill and an entertaining evening, order an appetizer here, a dessert there, and you’ve managed to get in a full meal and explore the city.

Main Event
13301 U.S. 183, Austin, TX 78750
Open 11 a.m. -12 a.m.
While it may sound a bit juvenile, spending your Valentine’s day at Main Event offers much fun to be had. Playing a game of mini golf, or bowling takes away the classic stress brought on by the day and leads to a lot of potential carefree fun.

Whether you’re stressing about your sweetheart, or just looking for a fun way to spend the day with friends, these Valentine’s day ideas are sure to lead to a fun filled day.