Valentine’s Day in NYC guide

Looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day? NYC has plenty of events and romantic things to do for you and your boo

Valentine's Day in NYC
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One of the biggest NYC events in February is Valentine’s Day. NYC offers plenty of ideas that should help you plan the Goldilocks of dates: one that's not too cheap, not too expensive, not too over-the-top and not too uncaring. It'll be just right! Enjoy a decadent dinner at one of the best NYC restaurants, take one of our cool and romantic walking tours or invite your date over and put on our playlist of the best sex songs for your homemade, candlelit dinner. Single or not the romantic type? Luckily, there's always a party worth going to in our pick of the best parties in New York.

When is Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day falls on February 14 every year.

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The best restaurants for Valentine’s Day dinner in NYC

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas

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Valentine’s Day Songs

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Sexy songs

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Oral sex songs

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