Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s the perfect occasion to show your partner how much you care. In the beautiful state of Arizona, it can sometimes be difficult to narrow down your options. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at the romantic ideas the Valley has to offer as things to do in Phoenix on Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day Activities
Desert Botanical Garden: Chihuly in the Desert
Take a scenic walk through the desert with your partner for Valentine’s Day in Phoenix. Admire the beautiful glass artwork installations by renowned artist, Dale Chihuly. Finish the night with a fresh meal at Gertrude’s, located in the garden.
Learn More: dbg.org
The butterflies in your stomach from your boo are also in the air at America’s largest butterfly conservatory. General admission tickets include a koi feeding at 9:30 a.m. — so, you might want to get there early! Watch hundreds of butterflies fly around you and take pictures on the butterfly bench. Afterward, eat at the cafe or watch a 3D film about these beautiful creatures.
Learn more: butterflywonderland.com
Couples painting at As You Wish Pottery
Paint the colors that you love with the person you love this Valentine’s Day. As You Wish Pottery is offering a two-for-one studio fee for couples on Valentine’s Day. After you finish painting, the studio will fire the pottery for you.
Learn more: asyouwishpottery.com
Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition
This unique art encounter is closer to a film than a traditional art gallery experience. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind show with your partner on this special day. The Van Gogh exhibition also offers a date night package, which includes an exclusive booth for your viewing experience, a cushion, chocolate and candles.
Learn more: vangoghphx.com
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Located at the foot of Camelback Mountain, this resort has more to offer than just stunning views. The resort is ready for Valentine’s Day with the Royal Romance Package. This package includes a two-day stay with daily cooked breakfast and a $100 dining credit at the resort’s T. Cooks restaurant, a rose petal downturn service and a 2:00 p.m. late checkout service. The resort also hosts Via Capello, a restaurant that provides “lover’s corners” for couples.
Learn more: royalpalmshotel.com
Valentine’s Day Dining
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
This restaurant will be offering a special three-course menu on the 14th. Enjoy the Argentine NY strip with Hasselback potato, braised kale and confit egg yolk, a dulce de leche tart served with white chocolate and whipped tahini and more.
Learn more: bluehoundkitchen.com
Phoenix City Grille
Phoenix City Grille will feature an exclusive Valentine’s Day menu that includes smoked prime rib, pan-seared Chula seafood, California halibut and red velvet cheesecake. This menu is available from 3:00 p.m. —to close — at 8:00 p.m.
Learn more: phoenixcitygrille.com
Buca di Beppo
This local chain offers a heart-shaped lasagna for lovers on V-day. Named the Valentine’s Lasagna Lovefeast, the meal is available for both dine-in and to-go. It’s the perfect size for two and includes a small salad, garlic bread and a cannoli.
Learn more: bucadibeppo.com
Brio Italian Grille
On top of their regular menu, this grill is offering two entree and dessert combos for Valentine’s Day. Their Romano-crusted Chilean sea bass and parmesan-crusted beef medallions entrees, $34 and $36 respectively, both come with a slice of heart-sprinkled cheesecake included.
Learn more: brioitalian.com
Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen
Treat your partner to a four-course, candlelit meal. The menu has a variety of options, including uni gnocchi, Cacio e Pepe, grilled endive salad and cake. The kitchen has also set up a typewriting station where you can compose a love letter for your loved one.
Learn more: andazscottsdale.com/dining/weft_and_warp/
Share your love for your partner — and comic books — at ComicX. From February 11 – 14, this restaurant offers two free glasses of wine with the purchase of an entree for couples who come cosplaying as their favorite comic couple.
Learn more: comicx.us
Valentine’s Day Treats
Urban Cookies is offering special baked goods, especially for Valentine’s Day! They have a wide variety of options including cupcakes, cakes, donuts and cookies. You can have the goods delivered to you or pick them up in-store.
Learn more: urbancookies.com
For Valentine’s Day, treat yourself and your partner to exclusive strains from GreenPharms Dispensary. Their “Cannabe Your Valentine” Heart Box features strains Love Dust, Frosted Jungle, Cookie Jar, Mint Chocolate Chip and Frosted Glue. It costs $60. They also are featuring Valentine’s Day bouquets with the Love Dust strain sprinkled throughout for $60.
Learn more: greenpharms.com
The Buzz Eatery & Treats
The Buzz Eatery is featuring special treats just for Valentine’s Day! Enjoy their cherry hot chocolate or a chocolate strawberry latte to celebrate the holiday.
Learn more: thebuzzeatery.com