Best Date Night Spots For Valentine’s Day
Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night out with your significant other this Valentine’s Day, or if you are avoiding the holiday entirely and plan on staying cozy on the couch, we’ve got you covered!
We’ve put together our favorite romantic and fun things to do in Tampa with your significant other, best friend, or family.
Explore the Arts
Straz Center for the Performing Arts: Did you know that they are hosting the infamous play, Hamilton? As well as C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert. See the event calendar for tickets.
Tampa Museum of Art: Will have a special program geared for Valentine's day, Thirty on Thursday – Kusama Love.
Wat Mongkolratanaram: Or take a romantic stroll through Tampa's Buddhist temple.
There are plenty of arts, theatre, music, museums and much more to enjoy in Tampa!.
Spend the day underwater
Enjoy a beautiful Valentine's Day dinner with a water view at the Florida Aquarium! Spend the first hour strolling through the aquarium with your significant other. Then spend the last few enjoying a special dinner that includes fun Aquarium surprises, appetizers during cocktail hour, complimentary beer, wine and soda for the evening and a 3-course meal. For more details.
Watch your Favorite team
Just because the Superbowl passed doesn't mean there aren't games to watch! If you're a sports fan you can enjoy the Tampa Lightning at the Amalie, Tuesday the 12th, Thursday 14th or even Saturday the 16th. They will be playing the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, and the Montreal Canadians. For more details.
Try A New restaurant
The Tampa Bay Times just came out with their new top 10 Tampa restaurants, which includes some great spots to check out. Rooster and Till (an innovative restaurant), the Reading Room, Noble Rice (a great seafood restaurant), Il Ritorno (5-course Italian), Edison's: Food+Drink Lab (unique culinary experience), Cafe Ponte (a romantic experience), Dr. BBQ (amazing bbq experience), Brick & Mortar (Rustic Chic experience), Ichicoro Ane (great restaurant design), and Cena (one of the best pasta restaurants).
(Plus there are tons of restaurants always doing Valentine's Day specials)
The Weekend is Packed with Events
The weekend is usually busy with tons of events from festivals, to markets, and other local events. The Tampa Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, Tampa Bay Chocolate Festival, Heights Night Market, Coppertail Night Market, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Florida State Fair plus much more... For details plus more events.