Love Comes to Riverside this Valentine’s Day
RIVERSIDE, CALIF. — January 25, 2012 — Get ready for ‘Love in Riverside.’ The Riverside Downtown Partnership (RDP) in conjunction with the Culver Center of the Arts is creating a weeklong celebration of Valentine’s Day that gives everyone a unique way to say they care. Surprise your sweetheart by creating your own free romantic video Valentine at the Culver Center of the Arts located at 3834 Main St. in Downtown Riverside.
Drop in to record a special message to your loved one any day between February 7th to 11th from Noon to 5 p.m. Are you a procrastinator? Don’t worry there will be a last chance on Valentine’s Day to record from Noon until 6 p.m.
RDP is holding two special events as a part of Love in Riverside. The Culver Center will begin the broadcast of Video Valentines and Love in Riverside tweets on Saturday, February 11th from 2 to 6 p.m. projected on the LED Screens located in the front of the Culver Center for the Arts building. The event will also feature music by DJ Snipes, free gifts, and prizes. In addition, participants can get a Passport to Love, for an opportunity to enter to win one of two grand prizes with three stamps from participating merchants, including the Culver. The first grand prize: Be My Valentine; includes one night stay, a long stemmed red rose, and $50 resort gift card for the romantic Mission Inn, as well as a $125 gift certificate for dinner at Mario’s Place. The second grand prize is dinner for two at Applebee’s and tickets to the Fox Theater Performance of your choice.
Another opportunity to record a Video Valentine for those last minute planners will take place onTuesday February 14th. Create that special message between Noon and 6 p.m. then watch the broadcast while enjoying music and other festivities from 5 to 7 p.m. After the video recording, get your ‘Passport to Love’ and head out to one of five restaurants offering ‘Love in Riverside’ last minute deals and a final chance to get those passports stamped to enter for the grand prizes.
All ‘Love in Riverside’ Valentine festivities will take place on the pedestrian mall in Downtown Riverside in front of the Culver Center of the Arts at 3834 Main Street., near the intersection of University and Main Street.
To find out more visit www.LoveinRiverside.com or look for Love in Riverside on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Some of Riverside’s best known faces scheduled to record early Video Valentines include: Mayor Ron Loveridge, Riverside City College President Cynthia Azari, and Kelly Roberts of the Mission Inn.
About Riverside Downtown Partnership (RDP):
RDP is a not-for-profit organization that was formed in 1981 to advocate for a better downtown. RDP manages Downtown Riverside’s Business Improvement District.
RDP’s vision of Downtown Riverside is the regional destination for businesses and service industries. With employment opportunities and attractive locations for growth, downtown Riverside is recognized for the quality of its cultural life, concentration of arts, educational programs, and urban living opportunities.