Things To Do This Weekend In The Tri-State Area: February 14-16

Erica Brosnan
February 12, 2020 - 3:05 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Love is in the air this weekend and if you’re at a loss for what to do this Valentine’s Day weekend, we’ve got you covered.

Take a romantic stroll through Central Park, join in a charity bowling tournament or head to a beer festival at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Here’s our top picks for the best things to do in the Tri-State area this weekend.

Central Park Conservancy Valentine's Day Stroll

Bring your special someone to this Valentine’s Day stroll and see some of Central Park’s most whimsical and romantic places, including the “Alice in Wonderland” statue, Bethesda Terrace and more. You can even start the tour with a complimentary hot beverage from Le Pain Quotidien and end the tour with a special Valentine’s Day gift.

When: Friday, Feb. 14 (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Where: Loeb Boathouse (Central Park, N.Y.)

Price: $25

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Paint And Pot Cute Succulents

Bring your Valentine and a succulent planter for a whimsical date night this holiday. Leave with a fun memory and an adorable potter perfect for maintaining easy-to-care for succulents.  

When: Friday, Feb. 14 (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.)

Where: CraftJam SoHo Studio (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price: $50 to $55

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Michael Che Live

“Saturday Night Live” alum Michael Che is bringing his stand up to the Tri-State area this weekend in Manhattan – creating the perfect opportunity for a date night or to escape the couples this weekend with a group of friends.

When: Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16

Where: Caroline’s on Broadway (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price: Varies

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Valentine’s Day 5K

This weekend, challenge yourself by taking part in a 5K at the historic Conference House Park on Staten Island. Run solo or team up with your spouse, partner or friend for the pairs competition.

When: Saturday, Feb. 15 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Where: Conference House Park (Staten Island, N.Y.)

Price: $30 to $35

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Greenwood Lake Winter Carnival 2020

The 2nd annual Greenwood Lake Winter Carnival is this weekend! The free event will feature a slew of indoor and outdoor activities and contests for children and adults with plenty of food, drinks and live entertainment.

When: Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16 at 9 p.m.

Where: Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park (Greenwood Lake, N.Y.)

Price: Free

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Brooklyn Distilled Walking Tour

Take a tour through Vinegar Hill this weekend and explore three centuries of the urban alcohol industry. The tour concludes at Brooklyn’s oldest operating distillery, Kings County Distillery, and all participants of age will get to take part in a whiskey tasting.

When: Saturday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m.

Where: Vinegar Hill (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Price: $40

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Australia Bushfire Charity Bowl

If you love bowling – put your skills to a good use this weekend at a charity bowl to raise money to rehabilitate and preserve Australian wildlife. All proceeds will benefit the charity WIRES in Australia.

When: Saturday, Feb. 15 (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Where: The Gutter Bar LIC (Queens, N.Y.)

Price: $40

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Coney Island Brewery Company’s Perfect Pair

Who needs a date when you can have local craft beer and chocolate? In partnership with Brooklyn’s Raaka chocolate, Coney Island Brewing Company will be serving up a specialty pairing flight of fresh craft brews and bean-to-bar chocolate this Valentine’s Day weekend.

When: Sunday, Feb. 15 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

When: Coney Island Brewery (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Price: $15

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