Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for couples to have a special day together. Whether you are a new couple or have been together for decades, you can use the day to celebrate your love. Just because you are parents doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice Valentine’s date. Here are the best Valentine’s Day dates for parents in Washington, D.C.

Kurt Elling: Passion World
Kennedy Center
2700 F St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20566
(202) 467-4600
www.kennedy-center.org

Date: Feb. 14, 2015

Kurt Elling is a jazz singer who has been nominated and won countless awards, including a Grammy for Best Vocal Album. Twenty years in the business and Elling continues to be at the top. He is currently on his Passion World tour that stops at the Kennedy Center on Valentine’s Day. A perfect date for a music lover on Valentine’s Day, Elling will be singing a variety of global love songs. Take a night away from the kids and remember why you fell in love.

POV Rooftop & Lounge
515 15th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 661-2400
www.wwashingtondc.com

POV Rooftop & Lounge at The W Hotel is one of the hottest spots in Washington DC. On any given night, you can find a diverse crowd of social Washingtonians, whether they are there for an event or just a drink. The view alone is worth checking out, and will add a nice backdrop for your romantic evening. Get dressed to the nines and sit down to a nice meal while enjoying the beautiful DC skyline.

Brunch Cruise
600 Water St. S.W.
Washington, DC 20024
(866) 306-2469
www.odysseycruises.com

Date: Feb. 14, 2015

Washington DC is one of the most brunch-obsessed cities in the country. For the parents who still love to brunch, a brunch cruise could be a romantic Valentine’s Day date. Odyssey has a lovely brunch cruise that will allow you to spend quality time with your spouse while viewing the beautiful Potomac river scenery. Eat, drink, dance and share a special champagne toast.

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Valentine’s Tea
Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 581-5108
www.strathmore.org

Date: Feb. 14, 2015

Having kids, especially babies and toddlers, can limit when and where you go out. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a lovely Valentine’s Day outing. If you need to be home with the kids at night, try a day or afternoon date. Valentine’s Tea at Strathmore is a great romantic date for parents. There will be live music to set the mood while you sip your tea and eat delicious snacks. And if you and your significant other are vegetarian, the Strathmore has you covered.

Virtue & Vice

4155 Linnean Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-5807
www.hillwoodmuseum.org

Date: Feb. 14, 2015

For parents who haven’t quite had a chance to get out of the house in a long time, Hillwood Museum’s Virtue & Vice is a fun way to get out and remember what it’s like to be around adults. The special event includes a silent auction, food, dancing and drinks. A trip to Hillwood alone is a nice way to enjoy Valentine’s Day, with a stroll around the beautiful garden. So whether you can take the night out for just yourselves, or you can only get away for a bit, Hillwood may be the perfect Valentine’s Day date for you.

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Folashade Oyegbola is a freelance writer covering all things D.C. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.