23 January 2024

Valentine's and Galentine's 2024 Events in Norfolk

It’s the sweetest time of year, and we’re here to make sure you know the ins and outs of celebrating Valentine’s Day in Norfolk! From cakes and crafts to drag shows and DJ sets, there are plenty of events to celebrate the day of hearts with your Valentine or Galentine group!

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Matchmakers Market at Benchtop

Feb. 3
benchtop brewery

Join Benchtop Brewing for their Matchmaker’s Market, featuring a diverse selection of local businesses. The event invites attendees to find a special someone or discover a sweet treasure (or two) to take home. Guests can indulge in delicious barbecue eats provided by Bar Q on-site and sip on handcrafted beers while perusing the goods. It promises to be a delightful experience, and they look forward to seeing everyone there!

Lonely Hearts Market at The Veil

Feb. 9
The veil

Immerse in the enchanting atmosphere at The Veil Night Market’s Lonely Hearts Night – an evening of local delights, live music, and connections. Explore the market with local vendors, enjoy the starry ambiance, delectable treats, and the opportunity to forge new connections under the night sky. It’s a magical experience tailored for lonely hearts to come together and create unforgettable memories.

Galentines Day Brunch at Cure

Feb. 10-11
Cure Coffeehouse

Experience the magic of Galentine’s Day Brunch at Cure on February 10th & 11th from 8 am to 2 pm! Guests can enjoy a delightful brunch menu, savor exquisite cocktails, and capture memorable moments in the fabulous photo booths. To add a touch of elegance, bouquets by “So many Flowers” will be available for purchase. It’s a weekend filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable experiences, making it the perfect Galentine’s celebration. Don’t miss out on this special event at Cure!

Kiss & Tail

Feb. 10
Virginia zoo

Embark on a magical evening at The Veil Night Market’s Lonely Hearts Night, where the ambiance is set under the starry sky. This unique event not only features live music and local delights but also offers a vibrant market experience with local vendors. Wander through the stalls, indulge in delectable treats, and seize the chance to connect with kindred spirits. Lonely Hearts Night is designed to create enchanting memories, making it the perfect opportunity for those seeking both local delights and meaningful connections.

Galentines Day at Mercy O

Feb. 10
Mercy O atelier

An amazing event is on the horizon at Mercy O in Norfolk, promising exclusive gift card deals, exciting raffles, stunning permanent jewelry, fresh bouquets, new inventory, and live music.

Yin + Chocolate Tasting

Feb. 10
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co.

STL yogis are loving the benefits of a yin practice, so we are bringing a bit more zen your way for Valentine’s Day! Join Christal as she brings together a deeply meditative yin yoga practice with a luxurious chocolate tasting to fill your senses. In this 2-hour event, Christal will guide you through the multitude of layers of your sensory and energetic body, tapping into your sweet spot in this slow, gentle practice that is suitable for all levels of experience. Space is limited! Grab your spot and get ready for fun on + off the mat!

Galentines Day drag brunch

Feb. 11
Waterside District

Get ready for the ultimate celebration as Galentine’s Day Drag Brunch makes a triumphant return! Join us for the city’s most sizzling drag show featuring Sandra Lopez and her fabulous queens, all while indulging in a delectable breakfast buffet. Each ticket includes access to the brunch buffet, complete with a Waffle Making Station, Omelet Making Station, and a Dessert Station featuring Chocolate Fondue. Additionally, enjoy two tickets for your choice of Mimosas or Bloody Marys, secure a seat for the hottest drag show in town hosted by Sandra Lopez and her Queens, and receive a special Galentine’s gift.

galentines Day at The Naro Cinema

Feb. 13
Naro expanded cinema

Ladies are invited to join an unforgettable Galentine’s Day celebration with their best bachelorette party-loving gal pals! The event includes goody bags, trivia prizes from local woman-owned businesses, and a Galentine’s themed selection of boozy beverages. Hosted by the fabulous Whitney Weireter, the evening features a photo booth, a stunning poster for sale by Mallory Jarrell, and a movie starting at 7:15 with doors opening at 6:30. It’s set to be a fantastic night of fun and friendship that shouldn’t be missed!


4 Course Valentines Dinner at Press 626

Feb. 13-15
Press 626 Wine Bar

Indulge in a romantic Valentine’s Day 4-course dinner at Press 626, where Chef Leeroi has crafted a delightful menu for you and your loved one to savor. Extend the celebration beyond just one day, as this special menu will be available on February 13, 14, and 15! Secure your table by calling us for a reservation and make your Valentine’s experience truly memorable.

Heart Shaker at Mudita

Feb. 17, 2023
Mudita cafe

Experience love at Heart Shaker, a pop-up Valentine café at Mudita Cafe & Bar on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at 1:00 PM! Enjoy an afternoon filled with raffles, vendors, a special K-pop-themed menu, performances, and the opportunity to make new friends through our friendship matchmaking activity. No admission fee; support the venue by purchasing items from their menu

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