Looking for somewhere sweet to take your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the sweet center of Michigan- with so much to do in Mt. Pleasant and the surrounding area, there’s something fun and unique for every couple.


 Celebration Cinema
A traditional movie date at Celebration Cinema is one way to make your Valentine’s Day special. Celebration Cinema offers a variety of movie titles, D-Box movies, an extensive snack bar, and even serves craft beer. Celebration Cinema provides excellent picture quality, seating and staff. I have been out to Celebration multiple times and I can’t recommend it enough.


Fireside Grille
Fireside Grille is a hidden gem just south of Mt. Pleasant and offers exquisite international cuisine from Scottish Salmon to Bistro Steaks. They also host a superb beer/wine assortment. Be sure to check their website or call ahead to see what specials Fireside Grille is having! The Fireside Grille is located in Shepherd about 12 minutes south of Mt. Pleasant and will be offering a special Valentine’s Day menu.


Soaring Eagle Casino
A Michigan hotspot full of entertainment. Soaring Eagle Casino will provide hours of slots, tables, live performances and more. Test your luck and skill with your date at Soaring Eagle!


Mountain Town Station
A Mt. Pleasant favorite, Mountain Town Station offers supreme entrees of all varieties. Mountain Town also operates as a brewery with many types of craft beers on tap. Have a burger and a beer with your date at Mountain Town Station.


Ice Skating at I.C.E
Visit the Isabella Community Sportsplex Ice Arena for Public Skate. Rent ice skates for $2.50 a pair and be sure to check out their website to see public skate times and specials. Show your date your ice skating skills or cling to them for dear life as you slide across the ice.

Photo from Baltimore Sun Media Group

Photo from Baltimore Sun Media Group

Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge
Looking to try something more exotic? Midori Sushi offers a collection of handcrafted cocktails and fresh seafood. Midori also features Mixology bartenders crafting on the spot specialty drinks. Expect a classy night at Midori.


Cyber Quest
Looking to challenge your date with the latest arcade games? Cyber Quest can provide. Cyber Quest is connected to Soaring Eagle Casino and offers the chance to embrace your video gamer side. Games for all ages are available and you can also visit Soaring Eagle’s Kid’s Quest for the little ones! 


Downtown Mt. Pleasant
Dress warmly and take to the streets of Downtown Mt. Pleasant. See the gallery at Art Reach or warm up with a drink at The Bird Bar and Grill. Downtown’s 135 businesses will surly have something special for you and your Valentine to enjoy.


Snow Snake
Ready for one extreme Valentine’s date? Head to Snow Snake Ski and Golf for skiing, snowboarding or tubing. After a day on the slopes, cozy up to the fireplace with your date and a warm cocoa. Be sure to check the Snow Snake website for snow conditions, times and specials.



About the author: This blog was written by our newest intern, Nick Schultz, a Central Michigan University Senior, studying Public Relations and Event Management.