Celebrate Valentine’s Day with special activities to enjoy with the people you love—including yourself! There can be a lot of pressure for this holiday, like planning an elaborate dinner or scheduling a grand night out. But the most important part about Valentine’s Day is spending quality time with your partner. Whether you’ve been together for five dates or five years of marriage, we know it’s important to make this a fun and memorable holiday. To take the pressure off, we’ve created a list of Valentine’s Day date ideas that will bring you even closer together. Check out these unique couple’s activities to make this the best Valentine’s Day ever!
Visit a comedy show.
Look for local comedy shows in your area and have a night full of laughs! If you can’t find a live show happening close to Valentine’s Day, stream a comedy special online. This is a great activity to enjoy with your partner or solo.
Surprise your loved one with a special gift.
This Valentine’s Day, give your partner something extraordinary and personal, that shows how much you care! The Book of Us is a personalized Valentine’s Day gift that tells your unique love story. You can customize the book cover, characters and book pages to create a gift as unique as your relationship. Surprise your S.O. with a special book they will treasure!
Test your teamwork skills at an escape room.
Perfect for beginners or skilled masters at escape, this activity will help you build trust and communication. Plus, it’s a fun and exciting date that will get your heart racing!
Schedule a date with yourself.
No boyfriend or romantic partner this Valentine’s Day? No problem! Valentine’s Day is about every kind of love, so consider pampering yourself with relaxing activities. Take a bath and listen to music. Treat yourself to a venti coffee and get a massage. Splurge on a manicure and pedicure. Order your favorite takeout food and watch a movie. You deserve to shower yourself with love and celebrate your singlehood.
Take a culinary trip to France.
Skip the luxury (and expensive) trip to France and enjoy a romantic evening at home with a grand dinner! Cook a feast of French dishes like smoked salmon canapés, coq au vin, beef bourguignon, crème brûlée and chocolate éclairs. Serve it all with French wine and watch the French film Amélie to cap off the most romantic evening.
Release your inner child for a day of games!
Perfect for young and old, this ate will bring you closer together through happy nostalgia! Plan a whole day of games like bowling, mini golf, or video games at a video arcade. The sillier you can be the better. You’ll make the best memories and support each other to achieve high scores!
Plan a “favorite things” day.
Write your favorite things onto pieces of paper and add to a jar. These favorite things can include: eating your favorite food for lunch, watching your favorite movie, doing your favorite afternoon activity, and more. Take turns with your partner to select a piece of paper from the jar, and do your favorite things for the entire day!