The season of love is upon us. And yet, if we’re not careful our red decor can lead to a red bottom line. Nothing says romance like a balanced checkbook. So, to keep your spending in check and your love alive, I bring you six FREE Indianapolis Valentine’s Day Ideas.
Snap a pic with your sweetie in front of the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s famous Robert Indiana “Love” sculpture. Nothing says romance like this Indianapolis iconic landmark. Plus, the IMA always offers FREE admission and is open on Valentine’s Day from 11 am to 9 pm. Gaze into beautiful art and your sweetheart’s eyes.
Take a stroll around Monument Circle. Indianapolis Monument Circle with its city lights is a natural choice for hand holding and strolling. Snuggle together and see Indy with new eyes together. Bring your favorite thermos filled with hot cocoa or coffee and have a sip while you stare at the stars.
Serve Together. From Wheeler Mission to Second Helpings, Indianapolis is FILLED with do gooders. Why not take the focus off of yourselves this Valentine’s Day and together make a difference in the world. Contact your favorite organization for ideas on ways to participate and days to volunteer.
Go for a Run, Ride, or Walk on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Literally rev your hearts together and get on the move. Indy’s newly completed Cultural Trail networks through the city on an eight mile trek. Get an overview of the city while you get your hearts a pumpin’.
Art & Soul in the Indianapolis Artsgarden. Take a lunch break together on Valentine’s Day and get all cultural. Art & Soul: A Celebration of African-American Art & Artists in Indiana presents Lonnie Lester – Soul, pop, and R&B at 12:15 in the Indianapolis Artsgarden. Sneak in a slow dance or simply soak in the experience while holding hands on a bench while watching traffic.
What’s your favorite way to celebrate your love without spending big bucks in Indy?