Red bean ice cream, $4.60, and heart-shaped ice cream sandwiches are two of the February specials at Hub Ice Cream Factory. 

Roses are red, cacti are green ... Here's a fun list of 14 different things you can do in Tucson on Valentine's Day. They can be with your sweetie, your besties, kids or any of the special people in your life. 😍😍😍

Watch The Notebook and Titanic at Casa Film Bar


"Titanic, 1997, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures)

Feel all the feels with your valentine while drinking beer and watching free screenings of The Notebook and Titanic — aka. the most romantic movies of all time.

Prove you will never let go of your honey by getting your picture taken with the the floating Titanic door.

Plus $1 off wines by the glass all night. 

Find more information about the event here.

When: 6-11 p.m.

Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

Cost: The movies are free to watch, but bring some money for food and drinks.

Split a chocolate bomb


The chocolate bomb is chocolate cake with a scoop of chocolate mousse, robed in ganache, rolled in shaved chocolate and topped with drizzled chocolate.

We can't think of a sweeter way to celebrate than splitting a decadent chocolate cake at this homey downtown cafe. Created by pastry chef Lora Quarrella, the chocolate bomb features layers of chocolate sponge cake, ganache and mousse, rolled in chocolate shavings and then glazed in a blanket of more ganache. Stop by and pick up a dessert to take home, or dig in at the restaurant ... Get it by itself, or with this three-course Valentine's dinner

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: For reservations, call 520-628-8533

Buy something lovely and local from Popcycle


This print of "Flying Heart" by Tucson artist, Valerie Galloway, was found at Pop Cycle for $28. 

Pop Cycle's one-of-a-kind items are made by local artists from around the Southwest. Show your boo (and the place you love) some love by picking up a reclaimed item here or a Tucson t-shirt there.

Store hours: Open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Drop off the kids and go on a Valentine's date night


Caden Smith, 2, jumps in the jumping castle in the Toddler Town section of Jump: Family Entertainment Center.

Go on a date and let your kids have some jumping good fun at Jump: Family Entertainment Center. Kids who are dropped off will be treated to pizza, drinks, chips and lots of fun.

Find more information here.

When: Feb. 14, 5-9 p.m.

Where:  Jump: Family Entertainment Center, 5120 Julian Dr. Suite 108

Cost: $30 for the 1st child $20 for any additional sibling, ages are potty trained kiddos to age 12.

Wine and cheese it up at Ermanos

The Fourth Avenue wine bar Ermanos is doing a "Salmon-tine's Day Special" with the greatest aphrodisiac of them all: cheese. Enjoy a mini cheese board with Manchego, Spanish chorizo, smoked honey lavender goat cheese and more. The main course is honey-glazed salmon with lentil pilaf and a pickled carrot and fennel salad. Did we mention half-off bottles of wine? 

Find more information here.

When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. No reservations required

Cost: $39 for cheese board and two main courses

Get a beautiful candle from the Rustic Candle Company


The Rustic Candle Company's 2017 Valentine's Day display

The Rustic Candle Company on Fourth Avenue is one of the best places in town to burn some wick without catching your wallet on fire.

There are plenty of pillars and scents to choose from (Desert Sage, anyone?), but we're a sucker for the heart-shaped seasonal candles that are too pretty to light.

And at $12 to $4 a piece, you can get one for all the loves in your life.

Store hours: Open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

Princess Bride Valentine's Day screening at the Loft

Is it possible to pass up a Loft viewing of the Princess Bride on Valentine's Day? Inconceivable!

Attendees will receive a free inflatable sword — so they can always fight for true love!  

There will also be a free raffle and a chance to participate a pre-show Princess Bride competition.

For more information click here.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 7:30-9:15 p.m.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

Cost: $13 general admission, $10 Loft members

Love and ice cream


Red bean ice cream, $4.60, and a heart-shaped brownie ice cream sandwich ... 

Hub Ice Cream is running a couple special treats including a red bean ice cream to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The ice cream is made from sweet red mung beans and coconut milk, with some vanilla bean paste and vegan sugar to round it out. The shop is also doing heart-shaped brownie ice cream sandwiches, $4.60, which are big enough to share with your bae. 

Valentine's Day hours: Noon to 10 p.m.

Pick up some Best Buds flowers for your sweetie

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Sure, flowers are wonderful year-round, but on Valentine's Day they're truly bursting with love. 

We're fans of Best Buds' flower arrangements. Each bouquet is just so beautifully unique, much like the people we care about the most.😊

Find their stuff at Time Market, or order online.

Where to find them: Time Market, 444 East University Blvd.

Contact and order online:

Drink wine and paint a masterpiece


Creative Juice "Lock & Key" painting example.

Hang out with your #1 as you follow step-by-step painting instructions and enjoy booze at Creative Juice.

Take home your Valentine's Day themed "Lock & Key" art piece when you're done.

Find more information here.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Creative Juice, 6530 East Tanque Verde

Cost: $29 per painter. Drinks are not included in the price.

Experience Arizona wine country


Shannon Zouzoulas runs the tasting room at Arizona Hops and Vines in Sonoita, which takes an irreverent approach to wine by pairing it with snacks like Cheetos.  

An hour southeast of Tucson, the picturesque towns of Sonoita and Elgin are packed with more than a dozen tasting rooms. You definitely want to hit Callaghan Vineyards and Arizona Hops and Vines. But download a map here for the full list. Also, The Cafe in Sonoita is running a special Valentine's Day menu

Treat yourself to some nice af jewelry at MAST


There are so many things from this Tucson boutique that you will want to take home and keep forever.

We suggest taking a peek at their jewelry, some of which has been created by the artists who run the shop. It's all beautiful and comes in a variety of price points, from $$ to $$$$.

Where: Inside Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento

Store hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call for holiday hours that begin Dec. 11.

Valentine's Day soap making class


Learn how to make fancy soap from scratch and made with love at this two-hour class hosted by Hummingbird Ln. 

They will provide all the supplies so you can just show up and get creative.

Find more information here.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Continental Ranch in Marana

Cost: $50

Barrel-Aged Beer at Pueblo Vida

The downtown brewery is holding a night to celebrate its collaboration with the local whiskey distiller Hamilton Distillers. Starting at 4 p.m., bartenders will tap the final keg of "2016 Resonance," an imperial stout that's infused with coffee, coconut and vanilla and aged in Whiskey del Bac barrels, in addition to a barrel-aged Hefeweizen they call "Fassweizen." 

Find more information here.

When: 4-10 p.m.

Cost: No cover. Pay for what you drink.