Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and whether you’re spending it loved up with a partner, or enjoying date night with your friends or family, we’ve rounded up the best way to celebrate regardless of your relationship status!
Use your skills in the kitchen!
Just because Valentine’s Day lands on a weekday doesn’t mean that you can’t treat yourself to a decedent dinner. Pair a local cheese board with a crisp glass of bubbly, cook up an easy dinner and finish the night off with our Chocolate Tasting Club box – hand-crafted luxury chocolates delivered to your door.
Our Chocolate Tasting Club Box includes ten artisanal chocolates for you to try and score with a loved one – you can savour the experience over a number or nights or treat yourself for Valentine’s Day and enjoy the whole box. Each chocolate is locally sourced and chosen by our Head Chocolatiers, and there are different flavours every month for you to devour. You can find more information about the Chocolate Tasting Box via our website here.
Want to catch the latest movie but with a twist? Head to the Barefoot Cinema, an open-air cinema experience with a big screen, food trucks and on-site candy bar – it’s the perfect experience if you are wanting to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family! In Melbourne, they have locations in St Kilda, Werribee and Mount Martha, all within driving distance of the CBD. There are also a number of similar experiences in all the major cities! If you want to luxe it up, add on an extra $22 to upgrade to the VIP Lounge where you get a private bar, unlimited popcorn and premium seats. Find more info here.
Blue Mountains Stargazing
Craving outdoor adventure in Sydney? Blue Mountains Tourism is offering Valentine’s Day Stargazing Tours with renowned astrophysicist Dimitri Douchin. This tour will not only give you an insight into Sydney’s rich history and beautiful scenery but also tips on identifying planets and stars. If you are up for it, they also offer Wine Tasting and Dinner Under the Stars for an extra fee. See dates and more via their website here.
Try a new hobby
There is no better day than Valentine’s Day to impress your date with a new skill. Whether you love keeping active and want to try the latest hike, or you’re the artsy type and into pottery, there is no better time to try something new together. Paint and Sip, Pottery Classes or even checking out your cities best hikes are among our top picks for this year.
Wine & Dine
A lovely dinner with a view is always welcomed for one of the most loved-up days of the year, so treat your Valentine to a dinner in your capital city. Some of our favourite romantic recommendations include Gimlet at Cavendish House (Melbourne), Restaurant Hubert (Sydney), Allegra Dining Room (Adelaide), Massimo (Brisbane), and Wildflower (Perth). Pop a bottle of champagne, order some delicious food and call it a night.
Got a great date night plan? Let us know in the comments how you are celebrating Valentine’s Day!