It’s the sweetest time of year and we’re here to make sure you know the ins and outs of how to celebrate Cupid’s holiday! From heart-shaped pizzas, Norfolk Theater Festival and creating your own glass heart, Norfolk is definitely spreading the love this February. Virginia is for lovers after all. 


Warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in or maybe chocolate covered strawberries is more your fancy? Norfolk’s hotels are offering romance packages for you and your special someone; make sure you check them out here!


Norfolk Theatre Festival

Throughout Norfolk

February 14th-17th, 2019

Fall in love with theatre this Valentine’s Weekend! Experience unforgettable shows, exclusive behind-the-scenes events and enjoy the great restaurants, shopping and attractions of Norfolk this Valentine’s Day weekend--the perfect getaway, family outing, or girls night out! See award-winning shows including The Secret Garden, Choir Boy, Once On This Island, and The Wizard of Oz. For more information and tickets:

Hot Glass Hearts

Chrysler Museum Glass Studio

February 9th, 2019

Say “I love you!” with a hot, handmade Valentine’s Day gift. Work with Chrysler’s Studio Team to sculpt a hot-glass heart that your loved one will cherish forever. Better yet, sign up your sweetheart or family to make a special memory.

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Galentine's Day Drag Brunch

Waterside District

February 9th, 2019

Grab your best gal friends and head to Waterside District for brunch and a show! Leslie Knope will perform while you sip on some bloody mary's and laugh the day away with your besties. 

Valentine's Cruises Aboard Spirit

Spirit Cruises

Select dates in February 2019

Your most memorable Valentine’s Day yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart board Spirit Cruises for dinner or brunch. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience unlike any other all make for the perfect celebration of love!


Galentine’s Day Brunch

Cure Coffeehouse

February 10, 2019

Grab your best lady friends; tell them how much you love them with a glass of champagne, breakfast foods, and chocolates!

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Heart Shaped Pizzas

Benny Damato’s

February 14, 2019

Home of the Virginia slice, Benny Damato's will be serving up heart-shaped pizzas on Cupid’s holiday, upon request that is! Order the week of Valentine’s Day to enjoy your love shaped dough.

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Romantic Dinners

Spent the day wooing your significant other? Why not end the special evening with a three-course meal at one of Norfolk’s finest restaurants. Below is just a small sampling of the restaurants that will be offering romantic dinners.

Volia!VariaSaltine, Baker's Crust, Andrea's La Bella,  Byrd & Baldwin, Four Eleven York, Crudo Nudo, Blanca Food + Wine, Mermaid Winery, plus many more!

Looking for more events? Click here to check out our calendar for more exciting must do's!