Best fall date ideas in Atlanta Cook up some magic with cooking classes, like ones offered at Publix Aprons Cooking School. Gaze at the stars at the Georgia Tech Observatory or Fernbank Science Center. Enjoy a combination of bingo and trivia at Truck and Tap's Singo event. Get the backstory on moonshine during a weekend trip to the Dawnsonville Moonshine Distillery.

Isn’t it romantic: Valentine's Day events for couples around Atlanta

When you’re in love it should be celebrated, and this Valentine’s Day you’ll have no trouble finding unique ways to shower your significant other with attention and affection all around the Metro. Let the love fest begin with these unforgettable experiences designed to help couples connect. 

From racy comedy shows to sensual dinners, Atlanta really knows how to turn up the heat on Valentine’s Day. As always, these events can sell out quickly, so make reservations early to ensure your special day goes off without a hitch. 

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Make this Valentine’s Day a truly magical night for your sweetheart with this romantic lineup:

Valentine's Day Improv and Variety Show. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Feb. 13. $12.50-$37 per person. Dad’s Garage. 569 Ezzard St., Atlanta. 404-523-3141. www.dadsgarage.com.

Get silly together at Dad’s Garage with a night of improvisational fun for adults only. This Valentine’s Day event will include spontaneous and hilarious games built around personal love stories.  

Wine and Watercolors Valentine’s Day Edition. 6:30-8 p.m., Feb. 13. $35 for members with promo code: WYLDEMEMBER, $45 for non-members. Edgewood Community Garden. 1503 Hardee St. NE, Atlanta. 404-370-1920. www.wyldecenter.org.

Get creative with your partner this Valentine’s Day at a special Wine and Watercolors event taking place at the Edgewood Community Garden. Artist Deborah Landry will guide couples (and singles) through a watercolor lesson featuring a romantic red rose. 

Lover’s Night and Comedy. 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14. $49.98-$239.80. Atlanta Comedy Club. 4650 Jimmy Carter Blvd. #114B, Norcross. 770-724-6400. www.showclix.com. 

Share a laugh or two together during the Lover’s Night and Comedy taking place at the Atlanta Comedy Club on Valentine’s Day. Ticket price includes the live show with a savory dinner featuring steak and lobster. Get your tickets ASAP on this one — it sells out fast. 

Vavianna Vardot's Sexy Valentine's Day Show. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Feb. 14. $12.50-$40.50 per person. Dad’s Garage. 569 Ezzard St., Atlanta. 404-523-3141. www.dadsgarage.com. 

You’ll never forget taking your special someone to see Vavianna Vardot’s Sexy Valentine’s Day burlesque show at Dad’s Garage. This lively 90-minute experience will keep you entertained with bawdy humor and sultry moves. This one’s not for kids, folks.  

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Sips Under the Sea: Be My Valentine. 7-10 p.m., Feb. 14. $29.95-$139.95 per person. Georgia Aquarium. 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta. 404-581-4000. www.georgiaaquarium.org.

Love is in the air, and in the water, at the Sips Under the Sea event hosted by the Georgia Aquarium. Enjoy small plates and drinks while listening to romantic music surrounded by the Aquarium’s stunning galleries. General ticket price includes access to the Aquarium, two drink tickets, a live DJ and Wolfgang Puck Catering tapas for purchase. 

Valentine's Wine Tasting. 7 p.m., Feb. 14. $18 per person. JavaVino. 579 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-245-7131. www.javavino.com. 

JavaVino will host a Valentine’s Wine Tasting event with decadent pairings like white wine with sweet chocolate, red wine with dark chocolate and a special sparkling pairing to wrap it up. Ticket price includes five wines and five chocolates in total. 

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Valentine's Murder Mystery Dinner. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Feb. 15. $70 per person. Maggiano's Little Italy. 1601 Cumberland Mall SE, Atlanta. 770-799-1580. www.eventbrite.com.

Discover “who done it” at a Valentine-themed Murder Mystery Dinner presented by Maggiano’s Little Italy. This exciting event includes a show and family-style, three-course dinner with sparkling wine toast.

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