Not sure what to do this Valentine’s Day? Here’s a list of Valentine’s day ideas with restaurants and events that are sure to make your date unforgettable.
Table for Two at Different Pointe of View
Why settle this Valentine’s Day for a traditional indoor restaurant when you can have breathtaking views and exceptional cuisine at Different Pointe of View? Enjoy a five-course meal with your choice from four delicious entrée options: Cedar River Grilled Filet Mignon, Pan-seared Pacific Cobia, Citrus-scented Olive Oil Poached Main Lobster, or Seared Muscovy Duck Breast. For dessert, Different Pointe of View is offering a choice between Chocolate Temptation and traditional Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee.
Call (602) 866-6350 for reservations.
5 p.m. seating: $99
5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. seating: $110
Wine pairings are an additional $40 per person
11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix
Pamper Yourself with Rich Treatments of Wine, Roses and Romance
Treat yourself (and your sweetheart) this Valentine’s day with one of the following decadent choices offered by Jurlique Spa at FireSky Resort:
The Tuscan Wine Therapy Body Treatment — a wine-drenched Italian decadence, featuring a mix of Mediterranean olive oil, crushed grape seeds, blackberry fibers and red wine, it’s available for $125 per person for 60 minutes, including gratuity (regularly $150).
The Rose Harmony Duo pairs a rose-petal soak with a rejuvenating massage, leaving your skin sweet-smelling and petal soft thanks to Jurlique’s signature rose petal body oil. This 90 minute treatment is available for $180 and includes gratuity (regularly $216).
The Sweetheart Chocolate Facial & Lip Scrub marries enticing aromas, hold-and-cold sensations and a relaxing facial massage with the bliss of a milk-and-chocolate antioxidant mask. Available for $135, this 60 minute package includes a peptide-firming System or RAW Man Kit (regularly $194 – $204).
4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Romance in the Desert at El Chorro
This Valentine’s day El Chorro restaurant will feature a menu filled with romantic options. A few of these include: Hearts of Romaine with Lobster Vinaigrette or Roasted Valentine Pepper Bisque with crispy red beets, a Lovebird Duo of pan-roasted chicken breast and leg confit with herb crust; a Center Cut Filet with Sweet(heart) Potato Gratin and Chilean Sea Bass with Wild-for-you Mushroom Ravioli.
For dessert, Chocolate Hearts features a dark chocolate cake served with white chocolate mousse and milk chocolate ganache. All these delicious creations are by Executive Chef Charles Kassels and will be served in charming historic surroundings with spectacular mountain views. A special menu of wine pairings will also be available.
5550 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley
Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel: “From Heart to Art — The Romantic Music of Franz Liszt”
For the musically inclined, pianist Jeffrey Siegel will be performing romantic compositions by Franz Liszt, including “Liebesträume.” The performance will include a state of the art video display that allows the audience to see the pianist’s hands moving across the keyboard from any seat in the theater. Jeffrey Siegel will converse about each composition after performing it, while offering insight about the composer’s life.
Tuesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket price range: $29 – $39
7380 E. Second St. Scottsdale
The Glendale Chocolate Affaire
This annual event in the historic part of Downtown Glendale celebrates chocolate and romance. With more than 30 chocolate specialty vendors, there is no shortage of this delicious treat. The event will occur at Murphy Park and admission is free.
Friday February 3, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday February 4, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday February 5, from noon to 5 p.m.
Exotic Art Show – Exotic Phantasmagorical Spectacular
The Exotic Phantasmagorical Spectacular Exotic Art Show will take place on Friday, February 10. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and performances will begin at 8 p.m. This exhibit will showcase sensual, personal, provocative, and audacious art from over 60 artists. The Exotic Phantasmagorical Spectacular Exotic Art Show is the longest running exhibit of erotic and art in the country, so prepare for boundaries to be crossed and the line between performance and spectator to be blurred. Advance tickets highly recommended.
Friday, February 10. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and performances will begin at 8 p.m.
Tickets $20 in advance ~ $25 door
Must be over 21 to attend
1204 East Roosevelt Phoenix
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar’s Valentine’s Day Special
A delectable dinner, romantic music and a complimentary rose are all included in District American Kitchen and Wine Bar’s Valentine’s Day special. This three-course feast is filled with delicious options like the Truffled Ricotta Stuffed Rigatoni, Vanilla Butter Poached Lobster, and for dessert, Chocolate Molten Cake with Strawberry Ganache. If you can’t attend on the 14th, don’t worry; their Valentine’s Day menu will be available from Saturday, February 11th through the 14th.
Call (602) 817-5400 for reservations
$49 per person
Wine pairings are an additional $30 per person
320 N. 3rd Street
The Saguaro Hosts the I Heart AZ Party
On Saturday, February 11 The Saguaro is hosting an I Heart AZ Party in celebration of both Valentine’s Day and Arizona’s 100th birthday. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Tony Martinez band will be featured, along with wine tasting, a pop-up shop, locally-grown hors d’oeuvres, and a charity kissing booth. The Saguaro’s art exhibitions will have a special show by 3 Car Pile Up, then from 7-10 p.m. the party will continue with music by DJ Melo.
$10 before 7 p.m.
Free after 7 p.m
The Saguaro is also offering special offers this Valentine’s Day:
Dinner and a Movie (Pool View rooms at $351+tax)
- Distrito Tasting Menu for Two
- An in-room movie credit
- Breakfast in bed
A Suite for You and Your Sweetie (Suites at $1,011)
- Overnight Suite Accommodations
- In-room couples massage
- Private Poolside Cabana Dinner with Distrito Valentine’s day Tasting menu & a bottle of champagne
- Breakfast in bed
4000 N Drinkwater Boulevard