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Valentine's Day Candlelight Dinner

Date & Time

February 14, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium


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Dine among the aquariums on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, from 6-9 p.m. in the Mississippi River Center while enjoying a five course meal and sipping a glass of champagne! 

The cost is $55 per person and payment is due at time of reservation. Couples and groups are welcome.

Staff-supervised programming is provided for children ages 1 and above across campus at the National River Center. The children’s program is $5 per child for members of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and $10 per child for non-members. Registration for childcare is needed at time of ticket purchase.

The menu for the Valentine’s Day Candlelight Dinner is listed below. Gluten free and vegetarian options are available for most items. Each guest will receive a complimentary glass of champagne and coffee. A cash bar is available. Tickets are available through Feb. 7.

Please note doors open at 6:00 p.m. with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. If you have children for the childcare program, please arrive no sooner than 6:00 p.m. for drop off. Childcare drop off is in the National River Center building with dinner in the Mississippi River Center (paddlewheel) building.

Questions can be directed to Teri Witt at 563-581-4986.


  • Starter: Shrimp and Avocado on Cucumber Caprese with Fresh Basil and Crostini
  • Salad: Pear and Mixed Green Salad with Toasted Pecans and Maple Vinaigrette
  • Soup: Smokey Bacon and Sweet Corn Chowder
  • Entrée Options: Cabernet Braised Beef Short Rib placed on top of Sour Cream Smashed Red Potatoes or Vegetarian Cabernet Roasted Vegetable and Lentil Stew placed on top of Sour Cream Smashed Red Potatoes
  • Dessert: Petite shared plate

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