the Muncie Digest

Love on the Menu: Date Nights in Muncie

Feeling the pressure to plan the perfect night for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Don’t stress – consider it done! We’re here to lend a helping hand. Whether you’re into the whole romance scene or not, Muncie’s got options that fit everyone’s vibe.

If you or your significant other’s idea of a perfect date involves getting dolled up, savoring a drink, and enjoying the ambiance of a restaurant, downtown Muncie is all set to add a dash of charm to your Valentine’s Day. Dive into a variety of standout eateries, each with its own unique charm, from those with a lively atmosphere to others offering a more refined dining experience. Downtown’s dining spots are memorable in both their character and cuisine. Picture this – candle-lit dinner, subtle background tunes, and a promise that you’ll walk out feeling like you fell in love all over again.

Find the restaurant that best fits your date night and make a reservation for Valentine’s Day!

A fancy dinner isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, so if you’re up for a unique Valentine’s Day experience, look no further! Get creative at Blessed Wiccs, where you can craft your own rose-scented candle – the perfect heartfelt gift for your loved one. Right now, they have a Valentine’s Collection on sale! Not into crafting? Headto the local record store and peruse through vintage records, snag an album that reminds you of each other, and keep it a secret until you go home to play them together.

Planning an event with the girls for Galentine’s? Start the day with brunch and mimosas at Minnetrista. Enjoy a breakfast buffet and good conversation with your besties! After that, head over to a local thrift shop and pick out glassware to paint together at home. Don’t pass on the opportunity to thrift for cute outfits for dinner as well! End the night by dining at either a casual or upscale restaurant. 

You can also pair a great night with a great gift. Flowers and chocolates are always a favorite. Find a handpicked bouquet or a box of decadent chocolates at one of Muncie’s local shops. Thoughtful gifts, like a handwritten note, a piece of custom jewelry, or a memento, can add sentiment to your Valentine’s Day with something they can cherish long after.

Click here to see what events are happening around town this romantic holiday, don’t miss out!