14 local Valentine's Day events for couples and curmudgeons

Posted at 7:12 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 20:16:23-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Valentine's Day has always had mixed reviews from the general public. Some people love it, some people hate it, and some people just don't bother with it. Love it or hate it; we have compiled a list of 14 events to check out for the 14th of February. Happy Valentine's Day!

Celebrate V-Day at 'USS Lexington's 27th Annual Stage Door Canteen'

The USS Lexington's 27th Annual Stage Door Canteen is this Friday.

"Attendees are encouraged to wear their dancing shoes and dress in business casual, 1940s era fashion, or a WWII military uniform," their event page says.

The romantic nostalgic night will include live music provided by the USS Lexington Big Band Orchestra with Jason Armstrong, Flicka Rahn, and Victoria Majors singing songs from WWII era.

There will be appetizers, a cash bar, and complimentary valet parking.

Find more information on purchasing tickets here.

Local Valentine's Day Party for kids

Parents, want a night out at least once a month?

Well now’s your chance for just that, all while your kids are having a great time! It's a perfect time for a little shopping time too!

Tracy’s Studio of Arts and Crafts will be holding aKids night out with food, painting, and a movie.

Cost is $35. For ages 5 years old and up! Children 4 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign-up online today at or call the studio at (361)371-5023 to save a spot for your kids!!

Tracey's Studio of Arts and Crafts!!! Is located at 5922 Yorktown Blvd., Ste 110

'Love Stinks, Lets Drink' celebrates ANTI-Valentine's Day

Love is in the air but these people don't care. A unique celebration happens to coincide with Valentine's Day.

"It's that time of year again, singles rejoice! Because Surf Club is having an ANTI-Valentine's Day Celebration," Executive Surf Club said in a post.

Organizers promise live music from Another Level and, "a special way to air out your ex's dirty laundry." according to their event page.

The party starts at 7 p.m. this Friday, Feb 14.

Executive Surf Club is located at 309 N. Water St. Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.

Celebrate Single Awareness Day at Waves Resort

Waves Resort is hosting a Single Awareness Day Party on Valentine's Day.

"Bring a friend or let cupid help you with matchmaking," Waves Resort said. "Join the WAVE on Valentine’s night and enjoy the DJ’s special mix of music, fun and games."

The party is at the Lookout Pub & Pourium at Waves Resort, 14353 Commodores Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418.

The fun starts at 9 p.m. Thursday and goes until 1 a.m..

Their event page promises food and drink specials all night.

Singles and couples invited to Valentine's Day Dance

CommuniTea is known for being unique and different so come and enjoy another exciting event.

You can join them on Valentines Day for something special.

They will have dancing and a lot of fun activities.

Music by Lady Coven, she will be playing 80's 90's and today's music.

This event is not just for couples.

Single are welcome to come mingle.

Love and marriage couples game for the couples

Speed Dating for the Singles

A mix and mingle event for everyone.

$25 adoption fees and spay/neuter assistance all week long

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Come and find your true love!!

Nueces County Animal Control will be hosting an adoption event for all cats and dogs.

"Volunteer Live Release Organizers day the goal is to find loving furever homes for the 20 plus dogs, cats, puppies & kittens currently at the facility, some of whom have been there for weeks," organizers said in a press release.

Along with $25 adoption fees, people who adopt will receive a voucher for spay & neuter assistance, a free dog obedience class.

Don't forget about the prize drawings that include dinner for two at local spots like BJ’s Brewhouse & Julian’s Barbecue. There will also be a customer etched hand made wooden dog portrait and a wine & chocolates gift basket up for grabs in the drawings.

The event goes on from Feb 10, 9 a.m. to Feb 14 at 4 p.m.

Nueces County Animal Control is located at 4540 FM-892, Robstown, TX 78380.

Valentines Day Dance at Texas Nugget Corpus Christi

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Sugarbakers

Valentine’s Day Coffee TastingDriftwood Coffee Company

Aurora Art's Theatre Valentine’s Day Celebration

Jason Suthern Band *Valentine's Day Bash* at Brewster Street Icehouse

Singles Night at Green Light Coffee

Free Family Art Time - Valentine Card at Art Center of Corpus Christi

Lover's Tree! Valentines Day Date Night! at Painting with a Twist