CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Friday is Valentine's Day and there's no getting around it. You're either stressing out about being single on Feb. 14 or you're stressing out about planning the perfect date.
So here are some tried and tested weekend ideas regardless of your relationship status.
Celebrate Valentine's Day downtown
Enjoy Valentine's Day with Samantha Carlson at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club. There's a four course special Valentine's Day menu at CRAVE. If you're popping the question this weekend, there's a farm-to-fireplace four course menu at Metropole and 21C Museum Hotel has a special engagement package.
You could take your sweetums ice skating on Fountain Square (two for one admission) or take a horse-drawn carriage through the Queen City.
There's also a "Temple of Love" gazebo at Mt. Storm Park in Clifton with views of the Clifton skyline and the Millcreek Valley.
Cincinnati Winter Beerfest
Pop a cold one at Duke Energy Convention Center this weekend. Thousands of craft beer fans will navigate the Cincinnati Winter Beerfest enjoying 350+ craft beers. You can also chat with local brewers, purchase a hotel package or designated driver ticket.
Details: Friday & Saturday. Day-of tickets $50, VIP package for early entry $60. Doors open at 7:30 PM. 525 Elm St., Downtown. www.cincybeerfest.com
Diana: A Celebration at Cincinnati Museum Center
You can witness the charm, beauty and grace of the late Princess Diana. The 11-year world tour exhibition is making its last stop in Cincinnati before returning to her sons in England. More than 25 dresses, suits and evening gowns worn by the People's Princess are on display.
Details: Feb. 14 through Aug. 17. Adult tickets $24, Seniors $21, Children $16. 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. www.cincymuseum.org.
See You Later Alligator at Newport Aquarium
Have you met Snowball and Snowflake? Time is running out to see two rare albino American alligators at Newport Aquarium. Seriously. They are two of less than 100 white alligators in the world. And they're moving Feb. 28 to Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga.
Details: Purchase tickets online. 1 Aquarium Way, Newport. www.newportaquarium.com.
King Arthur's Camelot at Aronoff Center
The world premier of King Arthur's Camelot, a production that brings myth to life through the passion and poetry of dance, is at the Aronoff Center. Ballet lovers will be mesmerized by the music, costumes and sets - including life size puppetry.
Details: Thursday through Sunday. Purchase tickets online. 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cballet.org.
Disney Live! Mickey's Magic Show at U.S. Bank Arena
Master Magician Mickey Mouse joins forces with Donald Duck, Goofy, Alice in Wonderland, Disney princess Jasmine and others for a magical nice of Disney. What's not to love?
Details: Saturday. Shows at 1 PM & 4 PM. Purchase tickets online. 100 Broadway, Downtown. www.disneylive.com.
Pinkalicious The Musical at Taft Theatre
This is the tale of Pinkalicious, a girl who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents (we've all been there). Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. When her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Presented by the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati.
Taste of Northern Cincinnati
Come hungry to the 5th annual Taste of Northern Cincinnati and enjoy dishes from 30 area restaurants, including J. Gumbos, WG Kitchen and Bar, Parkers Blue Ash Tavern and Libby's Gourmet Desserts.
Details: Sunday, 12 to 4 PM. Ages 13+ are $20, ages 3-12 are $5, ages under 3 are free. 11355 Chester Rd., Sharonville. www.sharonvilleconventioncenter.com.