Things to do for Valentine's Day in New York

Screw the dinner date and try one of these fun things to do for Valentine's Day



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Illustration: Heiko Windisch

You know what's not sexy? Leaving your Valentine's Day plans to the last minute. Whether you are a fan of the holiday or not, we've compiled a list of the best parties, shows and things to do for Valentine's Day—with some anti–V-Day shennanigans thrown in for good measure. And since February 14 falls on a Friday this year, expect plenty of parties on the weekend.

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  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Ars Nova's eclectic (and cheap!) neovaudevillian variety show features a lively mix of music, comedy and burlesque acts hosted by the very funny John Early.

  1. 511 W 54th St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. $5
  3. Wed Apr 30
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