10 Romantic Date Night Ideas For Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up next month, we asked our staff about some events and ideas that they have for the day. There are so many things to do with that special someone. Below is a list of ten of our most anticipated Valentine’s themed events in the Bryan/College Station area.

  1. St. Valentine’s in the Forest (Ronin Farm & Restaurant): Ronin Farm & Market is one of our favorite dining experiences in the area. They are welcoming you to join them for a five-course dinner under the stars. The dinner will feature aphrodisiacs and seasonal, farm-fresh ingredients. They will offer 15% off of their wine list and even invite you to bring your own beverage. The gate will open at 6:00 pm, and dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 pm. Reservations can be made online.

  2. Valentine’s Day at the George (The George): The George is celebrating love all month long, why not treat your significant other to their Valentine’s Day Package. If you are looking for a romantic rendezvous for two, The George would be an excellent choice. Begin your stay with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Enjoy the night with dinner at the Poppy Restaurant. The best part is that you don’t have to rush to leave early, checkout time will be at 2:00pm. Which gives you plenty of time to enjoy the complimentary breakfast and spend a bit more time in your room before you leave. If you would like to make a reservation click here.

  3. Valentine’s Dinner (Astin Mansion Event Center & D’Vine Cuisine): Many of you might be looking for a beautiful venue to enjoy a special time with the ones you love. Astin Mansion is hosting a Valentine’s Dinner with D’Vine Cuisine that is sure to leave the night filled with enchantment. Dinner will be served over romantic candlelight at the historic Astin Mansion at 6:00 pm. For further updates, visit the Astin Mansion website. For event tickets click here.

  4. Trail of Lights - Date Night (City of College Station): Gather the whole family to go out and enjoy the Trail of Lights at Wolf Pen Creek Park, hosted by the City of College Station, on Valentine’s Day from 6:00pm-9:00pm. The trail begins at the Holleman Drive entrance and ends at the gazebo next to the creek. Come and enjoy the food trucks and gift vendors that will be available.

  5. Valentine’s Day Menu (Paolo's Italian Kitchen): Try something different for a special night. Paolo’s Italian Kitchen has an exciting four-course dinner with two choices. The Simply Italian includes bruschetta, salad, your choice of seafood, lasagna, or eggplant and dessert. The Chef’s Special includes meatballs or calamari, salad, your choice of fish or chicken parmesan, and dessert. There’s also a wonderful collection of organic wine such as Lobetia Brut Sparkling Wine.

  6. Valentine’s Dinner with The Vintage House Restaurant (Messina Hof Winery & Resort): Enjoy a romantic evening and celebrate with Messina Hof! The menu will be including Lobster Risotto, 6 ounces of Grilled Petite Filet served with Texas-raised Quail with Messina Hof Gewürztraminer Raspberry Chipotle Sauce. If you are not able to dine-in, they are also offering take-out options available.

  7. Date Night Skate (Spirit Ice Arena): Spend time together with a skate night at Spirit Ice Arena. In the past they have provided the first 30 couples with free flowers and hot cocoa was served. Take advantage of their two for one admission special for an unforgettable Valentine's Day night from 8:00pm-10:00pm. You can have fun for under $20, students your ID will bring the cost down to $15 for a great date night.

  8. Dinner With Friends (Stagecenter Theatre): Stagecenter Theatre invites you to be entertained by a tale of a woman in a failing marriage as she visits her friends for dinner and tells them all that has been happening. This conversation causes them to evaluate their own marriage and question the unexpected. Catch this show on Valentine’s Day at 7:30pm. The lobby will open promptly at 7:00pm. For event tickets click here.

  9. Valentine’s Dinner Special (The Village Downtown): Our friends at The Village Downtown Cafe are doing a three day Valentine’s Dinner special. Their menu is made-from-scratch and quite affordable. They will be serving their regular dinner menu and two special entrees that can be ordered as a part of the Valentine’s deal or as an individual entree. On Saturday, February 16th, Mambo’s Salsa Night will be having salsa lessons starting at 10:15-10:30 pm with Open Dance from 11:00 pm - 2:00 am.

  10. Sweetheart Sweet Basket (University Flowers): Is your significant other not completely crazy about flowers? Never fear University Flowers is here! If you’re just looking to step outside of the flower bed, that’s fine too. This basket comes with an assortment of candies, cookies, and other edible goodies. It also includes drinks for two and a candle to set the mood. Prefer to go the more traditional route they can help you with that as well. They have a nice variety of Valentine’s Day inspired bouquets and deliver in College Station and Bryan, TX.