Valentine’s Day Date Ideas 2016

It may be hard to believe, but Valentine’s Day is just a few days away! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been putting off making plans until you come up with the perfect date for you and your S.O. Not to worry! We’ve compiled a list of local Valentine’s Day date ideas that are sure to wow your partner and make it a night to remember among the twinkling stars of the Emerald City.

If you’re looking for an upscale event complete with champagne and live music, the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum is the place to be this V-Day. This one-of-a-kind venue is hosting an extravagant four-course dinner designed by Chef Thomas Kollasch of Collections Café. Your night will start with a champagne toast and passed appetizers to enjoy as you give yourselves a tour of the magnificent works of art. Enjoy wine pairing with each course and leave at the end of the night with a special keepsake that will remind you of your night for years to come.

Photo Credit | Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

If you wanted something a little more urban and rustic, grab your lover and pop on over to the Volunteer Park Conservatory for an exclusive wine and cocktail tasting experience. The Conservatory is home to five different houses filled with exotic and local foliage that will set the mood perfectly for what is sure to be an enchanted evening. Cocktail in hand, peruse the gorgeous displays of this historical Seattle landmark while being serenaded by local jazz musicians, the Evan Captain Trio. What’s better than wine, cocktails, jazz music, and an evening under the stars with your one and only?

For those of you who are leaning towards a hands-on Valentine’s Day activity, look no further than the unique experience of brewing your own beer at Gallagher’s Where-U-Brew in Edmonds. A little teamwork results in a fantastic product that you’ll be able to enjoy with one another—and you can relish in the fact that the two of you created something delicious together. If beer isn’t your style, Gallagher’s also offers a make-your-own wine experience. Sounds like barrels of fun to me!

Photo Credit | Gallagher’s Where-U-Brew

Want to enjoy your night in a setting unlike any you’ll find on land? Waterways Cruises is hosting a romantic four-course dinner aboard one of their beautiful yachts. Enjoy champagne, a freshly prepared plated meal, your own private table, live music, and a full-service bar as you cruise along the crisp waters of Lake Union and Lake Washington for over two hours. Kick it up a notch in the romance department and indulge in the Ultimate Valentine’s Package, which features roses, chocolate covered strawberries, and even personalized cakes.

We hope that with the help of our list, you and your loved one will find the event that will make your day one to remember for many years to come. Cheers to a wonderful Valentine’s Day!





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