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TicketCity Reveals the Most Popular Valentine’s Day Events for 2010

TicketCity Reveals the Most Popular Valentine’s Day Events for 2010
From championship events to concerts and theatre shows, Valentine’s Day heats up for fans of live events.
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE – February 8, 2010) – This Valentine’s Day fans are skipping the chocolates and scheduling an unforgettable outing with those closest to them. Whether planning a romantic date, a single ladies’ celebration, a family outing or a guys’ day out, fans continue to search for that perfect unforgettable event. A review of Valentine’s Day event searches on TicketCity.com for the week of February 1st reveals what fans consider the hottest events this year.
Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, but not just any Sunday. The day will host several major sporting events such as the NBA All-Star game, the Daytona 500 and the Winter Games. “With tickets to all major events still available, Sunday presents an incredible opportunity to surprise the avid sports fan with the perfect gift,” said Randy Cohen, CEO and founder of TicketCity.
Beyond sports, the top searches also included several concerts and Broadway shows. Below is a list of the top 5 Valentine’s Day event searches by category.
2/14/10 Events
Daytona, FL
Dallas, TX
San Antonio, TX
San Jose, CA
Vancouver, BC
Miami, FL
Toronto, ON
Chicago, IL
Atlantic City, NJ
Las Vegas, NV
New York, NY
Houston, TX
Orlando, FL
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA

Though many fans are planning an outing for the day of Valentine’s Day, other TicketCity clients prefer to surprise their sweetie with upcoming event tickets. “We receive more calls for other spring championship events such as the Kentucky Derby right around Valentine’s Day,” stated Caroline Edmondson, Sales Manager for TicketCity. “We have several clients who purchase Masters Badges for their husbands each year as their Valentine’s gift.”
TicketCity even has a solution for those who just don’t know what to get. “TicketCity gift cards are a great surprise for that someone special as they are good for any event listed on our website,” explained Amy Carpenter, VP of Marketing for TicketCity. It’s not too late to buy tickets or gift cards and have them delivered in time for Valentine’s Day.
TicketCity offers tickets for all sports, concerts and theatre events, specializing in tickets for all college sports and championship events, including the World Cup and the Final Four. Founded in 1990, TicketCity is a trusted source for secondary market tickets to events around the world. TicketCity partners include Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated, NBC Sports, and FoxSports’ Scout network. TicketCity has been named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
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