Whether you have a special someone to celebrate with or not, Milwaukee’s Downtown ice sculptures on Valentine’s Day are sure to warm your heart.
A duo of festive love-inspired ice sculptures – one a love-themed frosty photo opp, the other an icy "love seat" – will be photo-ready for your romantic weekend starting at noon on Friday, Feb. 14 at the 310W Building, 310 W. Wisconsin Ave., and the Chase Tower at the corner of Water Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Crafted from two tons of ice, this first-ever Valentine's Day celebration will head to the two Wisconsin Avenue plazas for the perfect Instagram holiday photo-op – or if you just wanted to just stare in awe at the impressively chiseled craftsmanship.
As if you needed any more reasons to visit, both locations will serve up free V-Day treats and activities inside their respective lobbies, making your day even sweeter – no matter if you're celebrating Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day or merely a fun Friday on the town. Starting at noon until 1 p.m., Dunkin Donuts will offer 200 free cups of hot chocolate and free heart-shaped donuts at the 310W location so you can eat your heart out – literally – as well as indoor games for some cute competition.
Meanwhile, over at the Chase Tower Valentine's Day pop-up, swing by starting at noon until 1 p.m. to pick up free roses and cookies (also while supplies last, expected at 200 each) for your special someone – or just for yourself. We won’t judge! Then, in addition to more sweet indoor games, the V-Day celebration will bring one of the world's most famous romantic traditions – putting a lock on the Pont des Arts in Paris – to Milwaukee with a "love lock" sculpture where couples can symbolically secure their love with a $5 lock from noon to 1 p.m.
For more information, visit the event page at Milwaukee Downtown's website. And for more tips for your romantic weekend, check out our lists of unique ways to celebrate (or not!) the special day and romantic restaurants for some sweet eats.