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 and Valentine’s themed beer releases to creating your own glass heart & candy boxes, 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!
Hot Glass Hearts
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.
Galentine’s Gourmet Candy Box Class
Join Jollity & Co. Party Boutique for Valentine's Day Candy Box creation! You'll craft the outside of your own charming candy heart box, then pack it full with delicious gourmet candies! They will provide truffles, Sugarfina champagne gummies, and basically every other sweet under the sun.
Valentine's Cruises Aboard Spirit
Your most memorable Valentine’s Day yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart board Spirit Cruises for dinner, lunch 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
Grab your best lady friends; tell them how much you love them with a glass of champagne, breakfast foods, and chocolates!
Dessert Wines & Chocolates
Learn the horticulture and history behind the cocoa plant and grapes, and how they became two of our favorite indulgences, chocolate and wine! Complete with a variety of tastings with Horticulturist Alexandra Cantwell.
Beer My Valentine
Everyone would Beer your Valentine if you took them to Grain! Grain will be offering Valentine's inspired beers and live music to set the mood!
Heart Shaped Pizzas
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.
Hearts, Hops, and Valentines
Paint a pint at Hearts, Hops, and Valentines! This event is extremely family friendly. Children have a free entry and there will be professional artists available to help with the glass painting if needed! Space is limited so buy your tickets now!!
A Date with The Bruery
Craving some Valentine’s Day themed beers? Great because The Birch will be featuring Share This Mint, So Happen's It's Tuesday, Goses are Red, Oude Tart, and much more! They will also have eight to ten kegs from The Bruery which is an independent craft brewery based in Orange County, CA, pursuing experimental and barrel-aged beers. Don’t forget to pair these tasty pints with a special cheese and charcuterie combination!
Dinner with your one True Love
We all know you secretly spoil your dogs on Valentine’s Day so why not attend an event that is inviting you both! Join the Barrel Room for a charity event supporting The Norfolk SPCA. The Barrel Room isn’t allowed to let animals into the restaurant space itself but there will be a doggie day care just outside. The Barrel Room will donate a percentage of sales to the SPCA. Reservations are highly encouraged!
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 special Valentine’s Day menus.
Looking for more events? Click here to check out our calendar for more exciting must do's!