8 Ways To Spend Valentine’s Day In Boca Raton And Delray Beach
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the pressure is on to figure out the perfect day night. Boca Raton and Delray Beach aren’t only hosts to romantic restaurants, but to fun, adventurous venues as well, all offering creative ways to make your date memorable.
This year, ditch your typical dinner reservations and give your significant other (or single BFF) a unique Valentine’s Day experience.
Check out our list of events featuring date night ideas for every type of valentine:
1. For the Classic Valentine
There’s nothing wrong with staying true to the holiday, especially when it means celebrating under 100-year-old banyan trees at The Addison, one of the most romantic venues in South Florida. This classic sit-down dinner will feature a three-course prix-fixe dinner and unlimited Champagne and wine.
What’s a party without live music, photo booths and gifts? Sweethearts will enjoy all of that at the event, as well as entrance into the Sweetheart Lounge, featuring a DJ, bar and a gourmet cheese and charcuterie display. The dinner will be held on Feb. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. and costs $195 per person.
2 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton; 561.372.0568; theaddison.com
2. For the Beauty Buff Valentine
There’s no better love than self-love. This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself—or your Galentine—to a day of peaceful pampering. Forever Wellness and Karma Hair Studio will be hosting a free event on Feb. 10 from noon to 4 p.m., featuring LED light treatment, hair styling, spinal screenings and healthy refreshments. Giveaways and discounts will also be offered.
398 Camino Gardens Blvd., Ste. 108, Boca Raton; 561.245.7175; eventbrite.com/e/
3. For the Adventurous Valentine
Sometimes dinner dates just don’t do the trick, especially for the adventure-seeking valentine. Go against the grain this year and jump into a scuba diving session with Force-E Scuba Centers.
On Feb. 15 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the company will be hosting a free “try dive” at the Pompey Park Pool. An underwater photographer will be there to capture the memory of your unique date. You and your sweetheart will leave drowning in love.
1101 NW Second St., Delray Beach; eventbrite.com/e/free-try-scuba-diving-with-your-sweetie-tickets-42220533753
4. For the Foodie Valentine
If the only thing your Valentine loves more than you is food, the Pavilion Grille’s four-course Valentine’s Day dinner event is a must. Voted as best food on TLC’s hit show, “Four Weddings,” this events-venue-turned-restaurant is doing it big for the lovers holiday.
Scrumptious menu items include island grilled mahi-mahi with fresh pineapple mango and sweet chili salsa, herb-roasted New York sirloin with a cabernet sauvignon demi-glaze and more.
The event will be held on Feb. 14, and dinner begins at 6 p.m. The Cachet Band will begin playing at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $39.
301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton; 561.912.0000; paviliongrille.com
5. For the Musical Valentine
Waterfront dining, fresh seafood and your significant other—the only thing missing is some music. Feast on a delicious Valentine’s Day-themed menu by chef Matthew Mixon, while a live saxophone player sets the tone for a romantic evening at Boca Landing. The menu will be served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Feb. 14.
999 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton; 561.226.3022; bocalanding.com
6. For the Cinephile Valentine
Amp up the classic dinner-and-a-show date for your valentine. First, enjoy a three-course prix-fixe meal and Piper-Heidsieck Champagne pairing at Tanzy Restaurant. Then, head next door to iPic, where you and your loved one will be immersed in a luxury theater experience.
Prices for the dinner begin at $60, and will be offered from Feb. 9-14.
Tanzy Restaurant, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561.922.6699; tanzyrestaurant.com
iPic Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561.299.3000; ipictheaters.com
7. For the Brewmaster Valentine
Everyone loves a good, locally brewed beer, but not everyone knows how it’s made. For your beer-loving valentine, there’s nothing more romantic than a backstage tour of one of the best breweries in South Florida.
Funky Buddha Brewery tours include a history lesson about the brewery, an inside look at its unique brewing technique, beer tastings and a commemorative glass for each guest.
2621 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton; 561.368.4643; thefunkybuddha.com
8. For the Valentine You’ve Had For Years
Valentine’s Day is the holiday of romance, so why not spend the evening at one of the most romantic venues in South Florida? Especially if you are celebrating many years of love with that special someone.
Awarded Wedding Wire’s Couple’s Choice and one of the best places in Palm Beach to have a first date, the Sundy House is a can’t-go-wrong selection. Choose to sit in the sophisticated dining rooms or al fresco around the Taru Gardens. Either way, you’ll be treated to a four-course prix-fixe menu.
The Valentine’s Day dinner will be served from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Feb. 14. Prices begin at $89.
106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach; 877.439.9601; sundyhouse.com
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