Ahh, Valentine's Day weekend. The hugs, the kisses, the roses, the candy, the expensive gifts, the expensive dinners, the expensive drinks... Well, for those more budget conscious, we've dug out six of this weekend's top events with an average ticket price $40 or under.
2/14 – The Harlem Globetrotters @ Ricoh Coliseum
Average Ticket Price: $9, Get-in Price: $7, Trend: Down 82%
If the girl or guy in your life truly believes that “ball is life”, a matinee date with the Harlem Globetrotters at Toronto's Ricoh Coliseum may be just up your alley. With very limited tickets still available, you can get yours for as little as $7, and be home in time to watch the NBA Rookie Challenge.
2/15 – Monster Jam @ Moda Center
Average Ticket Price: $26, Get-in Price: $23, Trend: Down 58%
If you and your date prefer engines and mud to candlelight and expensive bills, than Monster Jam at the Moda Center on the day after Valentine's Day is for you. With limited seating still available, tickets can be had for $23. That'll get her going!
2/13 – Sesame Street: Let's Dance @ NRG Arena
Average Ticket Price: $33, Get-in Price: $23, Trend: Down 23%
Let's not forget about the kids. Friday evening offers an excellent chance to please the kids before sticking them with a sitter on Valentine's Day. With tickets starting at $23, a family of four can catch the Sesame Street: Let's Dance! Live show at Houston's NRG Arena for less than $100.
2/13 – The Misfits @ Paramount Theatre Huntington
Average Ticket Price: $40, Get-in: $27, Trend: Down 17%
Got a girl or guy who likes the darker side? Why not check out the originators of horror-punk as Jerry Only and the Misfits rock the Paramount Theatre on Friday night. A pair of tickets can be had for around $50, and you can be sure you'll both be howling throughout the night.
2/15 – Lights @ The Waiting Room Lounge
Average Ticket Price: $32, Get-in Price: $29, Trend: Up 5%
Whether you're celebrating being in love, or want to forget about love, Lights has the song for you. The synthpop songstress will perform at Nebraska's Waiting Room Lounge and tickets start at an extremely affordable $29. A perfect nightcap to the weekend.
2/15 – Kongos @ Irving Plaza
Average Ticket Price: $35, Get-in Price: $10, Trend: Down 21%
Let's face it, Kongos rock. With tickets for their New York City performance as low as an unbelievable $10, you better come with us now.