Detroit Valentine's Day Date Ideas

02/13/2012 01:18 pm ET | Updated Feb 14, 2012

So all the restaurant reservations are taken and you're desperate for something to do in Detroit this Valentine's Day? Look no further.

We've compiled a list of Valentine's Day date alternatives that should keep you and your date happy and active. Why settle for chocolate-covered strawberries when you could sip champagne to the sounds of tigers mating? Or learn to move to the beat of a salsa band? Or watch strangers take their clothes off?

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be about rose petals and chain jewelry stores. Instead, take this Feb. 14 to explore some of Detroit's best events, appropriate for singles, lovers and everyone in between. The D doesn't disappoint.

Detroit Valentine's Day Alternative Date Ideas