Romance is in the air in Flint & Genesee. With Valentine’s day coming up, now is the time to plan a getaway with your loved one. Whether you are planning a staycation near your hometown or traveling from afar, Flint & Genesee is a great place to spend a romantic weekend.

Throughout February, there are many different events that are perfect for a date night. In addition, here are some weekend ideas for couples:

For the couple who loves comedy:

If you and your partner are comedy lovers, don’t miss “The Second City: Look Both Ways Before Talking” show at The Whiting February 23 & 24.

Make a weekend of it:

Friday – Before the show, make reservations at 501 Bar and Grill or Blackstone’s Grill in downtown Flint on Saginaw Street. After the show grab a nightcap at Flint’s own bourbon bar, Churchill’s Food and Spirits, before heading back to your hotel.

Saturday – The next day, grab breakfast at the Flint Crepe Company and explore what downtown Flint has to offer.

Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), Flint, Michigan

For the couple who loves art:

If you and your partner are art lovers, don’t miss 2nd Friday Art Walk February 9, downtown Flint.

Make a weekend of it:

Friday – Explore the various exhibits associated with the Art Walk at local restaurants and shops such as Totem Book Store and Churchill’s Food and Spirits.

Saturday – Check out the Flint Institute of Arts. Have breakfast at the Palette Café, then explore the various exhibits for free thanks to Huntington Bank.

For the couple who loves crafts:

If you and your partner love crafts, don’t miss Flint Handmade 4th Valentine’s Mini Market at the Flint Farmers’ Market.

Make a weekend of it:

Saturday – Start your morning at Steady Eddy’s Café at the Flint Farmers’ Market for breakfast. Then explore the Valentine’s Mini Market. Grab dinner at one of the local restaurants or travel to Grand Blanc and enjoy some music as you dine at Brick Street Bar & Grill.

Sunday – Grab some breakfast at Cranberries Café in Goodrich, then explore the beautiful small town.

Tenacity Brewing, Flint, Michigan

For the couple who loves beer:

If you and your partner love local craft beer, check out the various local breweries in Flint & Genesee.

Make a weekend of it:

Friday – Grab a few drinks at Tenacity Brewing in downtown Flint featuring beer and cider brewed on site.

Saturday – Venture out to Burton and check out Redline Brewing Company. Then for dinner, check out the Fenton Winery and Brewery just north of Fenton and try a delicious pizza while you sample the beer and wine made right on site.

Sunday – Grab brunch at The Laundry in Fenton and enjoy a beer from its in-house micro-brewery, Linchpin Beer Company.

Need a place to stay for your weekend away? Explore our Romance Package and save on your hotel or bed and breakfast stay!

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