Santa Monica offers the perfect setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Explore a number of Valentine’s Day events, other festivities, dining and specials to help create the ultimate Valentine’s Day experience for you and your special someone. Don’t miss out on all Valentine’s Day activities that are happening in and around Santa Monica and Los Angeles!
*Please note specials below are from Valentine’s Day 2017. Check back for 2018 offers and events!
VALENTINE’S DAY EVENTS
A Night to Remember
ONYX at Hotel Shangri-La
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017 at Hotel Shangri-La’s rooftop bar, ONYX! Entry is $75 per person and includes: Live DJ entertainment, two hot and cold heart-shaped hors d’oeuvres, access to a decadent dessert buffet and a complimentary glass of rosé martini. For reservations, please call (310) 394-2791.
“Come Meet Your Future Ex” Singles Party
The Craftsman Bar and Kitchen
Join us for the best Valentine’s Day party around on Tuesday, February 14th at 8pm. No Cover! There will be drink specials, 80’s heartbreak movies on the big screen and cheesy love ballads. Get a head start on the party by joining us for happy hour from 4pm-8pm.
Escape Reality: Valentine’s Day Special
Prepare yourself for the most magical Valentine’s Day at Magicopolis! See our critically acclaimed show ESCAPE REALITY, featuring optical illusions, levitation, mind reading, disappearances and a nail-biting Houdini-inspired escape. Celebration includes champagne and sparkling cider toast, a souvenir bag of tricks and more magic class surprises!
Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day? Come join us for a Funny Valentine with the nationally renowned Improv Ensemble Mission IMPROVable dishing out some great comedy. Your ticket includes appetizers and a show. We have a bar with wine and beer available too. Grab your date for the ultimate Valentine’s date night!
Have a Heart, Give to UNICEF
Please join The Bungalow Family along with UNICEF on Valentine’s Day for our “Have a heart Give to UNICEF,” a terrific charitable event on Valentine’s Day that The Bungalow Santa Monica will be hosting alongside The Fairmont Hotel and FIG Restaurant to support UNICEF.
The Love Exhibit
This February, “The Love Exhibit” will portray the kind of love that makes people glow, smile and want to float to the clouds. The magic and power, moments shared with experiences, ideas and feelings created through the minds of a handful of artists. There will be an opening reception for “The Love Exhibit” on Saturday, February 4 and a closing reception on Wednesday, February 15.
Clean Slate: A Pre-Valentine’s Day Party
No Valentine? No problem! It’s a new year, and we’ve all got a clean slate. Three Day Rule is hosting a pre-Valentine’s party with a major twist: Guests can enter for free if they burn a photo of their ex, in the ‘Burning Cauldron of Love’ upon entering! We’ll also have our team of matchmakers playing cupid, introducing guests to each other! Enjoy complimentary truffles, macarons and sweets from Sparkle-Chow, close-up magic from Professional Magician Mark Paskell.
Lonely Hearts Club: Valentine’s Weekend Party
41 Ocean’s presents its 2nd Annual Lonely Hearts Club: Valentine’s Weekend Party on Saturday, February 11 at 9pm. This pre-Valentine’s day party will feature Valentine-themed cocktail specials, a complimentary glass of champagne for the ladies before 10pm and an open format DJ. For table reservations, email email@example.com.
8th Annual Valentine Making & Music Event
This event provides the perfect opportunity for all ages to be creative together, making Valentine cards and crafts for schoolmates, friends and family. Participants in the event will be provided with a smorgasbord of supplies, including paper shapes, hearts, flowers, stickers, stamps, ribbons and envelopes to make the most beautiful Valentine cards and crafts. Musicians will add to the creative ambiance and snacks will be provided to keep up the energy level.
Kidical Mass Bike Ride
Join Santa Monica Spoke and the City of Santa Monica for a free Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride. Snacks, coffee, and beverages for the kids (please be sustainable and bring your own cups), helmet decorating, prizes, free bike safety checks provided by TBD. Arrive early and don’t miss the fun! We return to Clover Park where post-ride snacks provided by KIND. Valentine Cookie Decorating is planned! Drawings and Prize for best dressed!
Pacific Park will serenade Ferris wheel riders with a live violinist on Valentine’s Day, from 6-10 pm. The Wheel will also be illuminated by 174,000 LED lights in colors of red, pink, and white lighting patterns including heart and kiss icons from February 10-14, offering the most romantic views in the Los Angeles area.
Aero Theatre Presents: 75th Anniversary of Casablanca
Nothing says Valentine’s better than with a movie night on a classic romance film, Casablanca. Tough guy Humphrey Bogart is Rick, an expatriate club owner in Morocco, nursing a broken heart after his sweetheart disappeared from his side in Paris when the Nazis invaded. When she re-enters his life with her fugitive, resistance-leader husband, sparks fly. With an incredible cast that includes Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet and Conrad Veidt. Winner of three Oscars, for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Rated PG
VALENTINE’S DAY DINING
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at 1 Pico for a three-course dinner. Choose from Sushi Grade Tuna with Hamachi and yuzu, Santa Barbara Spot Prawns with crispy ginger rice, and Spring Green Pea Soup with Manila clam for an appetizer. Entrée options include Hokkaido Scallop with passion fruit, Prime Beef & Maine Lobster with citrus, to name a few. Cost: $95 Per Person; See Full Menu
Spend this Valentine’s Day at The Albright, enjoying a delicious seaside special of Fanny Bay Oysters or Fried Calamari, lobster, dessert, and a glass of champagne for $65. With the purchase of this special, The Albright will also provide complimentary Pacific Park Ferris wheel tickets (limit one per couple, while supplies last). At 130 feet above the ocean, you will have incredible areal views of the city and a perfect way to end the night. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 394-9683. Cost: $65 Per Person
Blue Plate Montana
Along with our regular menu, we’re offering a rosé sangria, pink lemonade for the kids, salmon special, steak special and butterscotch pudding. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family! Valid February 10-14, 2017. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 260-8877
Blue Plate Oysterette
Join us for oysters and champagne for Valentine’s Day! Along with our regular menu, we’re offering a champagne and an oyster special as well as a Lobster Tagliatelle. You can’t beat New England seafood with a view of the Pacific Ocean from our patio. Valid February 10-14, 2017. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 576-3474.
Blue Plate Taco
Mi amor! Along with our regular menu, we’re offering Valentine’s specials including Tuna Crudo, Mexican Chocolate Molten Lava Cake and a champagne cocktail. Enjoy dinner on our beautiful patio where you can watch the sunset and enjoy the ocean view. Valid February 10-14, 2017. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 458-2985.
On Valentine’s Day, BOA Santa Monica will offer a la carte specials including Spaghetti Bella Notte with long spaghetti, American Wagyu meatball and parmesan cheese, as well as Beef Wellington for two with 16oz filet mignon, mushroom duxelle, puff pastry and cabernet reduction. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 899-4466.
The Buffalo Club
The Buffalo Club will be offering a three-course prix-fixe dinner with an Hors d’oeuvres tasting plate to start. Club classics like the New York Steak and Chicken Pot Pie are on the menu with some new additions, as well as delicious Chunchy Chocolate Hearts for dessert. There will also be special Valentine’s Day-inspired cocktails you won’t want to miss out on. Valid February 14-15, 2017. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 450-8600. Cost: $95 Per Person
Cast at Viceroy Santa Monica
This Valentine’s day, enjoy Cast’s Lovers’ menu includes West Coast Oysters, Sea Bass and Red Velvet Cake. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 260-7511
Catch Restaurant & Sushi Bar at Hotel Casa Del Mar
Dine with a view at Hotel Casa Del Mar’s Catch Restaurant this Valentine’s Day with its three-course menu, including dishes such as Fowl Terrine with pomegranate, Winter Salad with spicy hazelnuts, Seared Scallops with romesco sauce, Vegetable Paella with season mushrooms, and Passion Fruit Dessert with egg white quenelle and heart shaped chocolates, to name a few. Cost: $95 Per Person; See Full Menu
Del Frisco’s Grille
Take a bite out of Del Frisco’s limited time Valentine’s Day dinner menu like the Dry-Aged Bone-In Ribeye served with fried oysters and bacon-horseradish hollandaise or Jumbo Lump Crab Stuffed Maine Lobster Tail with garlic grits and roasted red pepper and basil cream. Don’t forget dessert! Indulge in the decadent Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Tart made with fresh ingredients like ripe raspberries, house-made whipped cream and a sprinkle of sea salt. Valid February 10-14, 2017. Cost: Prices Vary; See Full Menu
The Dining Room at Hotel Shangri-La
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017 with our signature menu at The Dining Room from 5-10pm. Entry includes: A lover’s menu, live trio entertainment and a complimentary glass of rose champagne and a red rosé. For reservations, please call (310) 451-0717. Cost: $95 Per Person
Enterprise Fish Company
We invite you to join us to celebrate a special day at Enterprise Fish Company. We will have an all-day Valentine’s Day menu featuring our fresh fish, lobster, steak and other house favorites. For reservations, please call (310) 392-8366.
FIG Restaurant at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at FIG! Join us with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day for an a la carte menu featuring Mediterranean-influenced, wood-fired fare, along with some aphrodisiac inspired additions. For reservations, call (310) 319-3111.
Fork in the Road
Fork in the Road will be offering a 3-course pre-fixe valentine’s day menu on Sunday, February 12th, and Tuesday, February 14th. We have vegan and vegetarian options for each course which must be requested in advance. For more information, please call (310) 450-2244. Valid February 12-14, 2017.
Locanda Del Lago
Opt for Italian this Valentine’s Day at Locanda Del Lago. Menu items include Cuori di Mare al Burro with Main Lobster, Insalata di Capesante with blood orange, Gamberoni alla Griglia with grilled jumbo prawns, and Fragole Affogate al Cioccolato with housemade champagne sorbet. For more information, please call (310) 451-3525. Cost: Prices Vary.
Bring your date to Chef Josiah Citrin’s Michelin two-star traditional French restaurant. Choose from a specially curated menu of Foie Gras Terrine with blood orange and macadamia nougatine, Stonington Maine Diver Scallop with whipped saffron butter, and Sonoma Lamb with chanterelle mushrooms, to name a few. Cost: $295 Per Person (February 14) and $175 Per Person (February 10, 11 and 12); See Full Menu
O+O Sicilian Kitchen & Bar
Valentine’s Day Weekend Prix-Fixe Menu, including a signature cocktail. Valid February 10-15, 2017. For more information, please call (424) 272-8700. Cost: $49 Per Person
Obicà Mozzarella Bar Pizza e Cucina
Celebrate San Valentino at Obicà. A joyous tasteful menu of specials inspired by the occasion, to be ordered à la carte in addition to our regular menu. A selection of specially priced bottles of great Italian sparkling wine to enjoy with your loved one. Obicà’s special menu items include Insalata di Granchio with papaya and pomegranate salad, Taglierini all’Aragosta with lobster ragu, and more. For reservations, please call (310) 393-6633.
Rustic Canyon will be offering a family-style, prix-fixe, four-course tasting menu. Ideal for double dates, families, or groups of friends, the table chooses six dishes out of 12 options, with wine pairings also available for an additional $45 per person. Menu highlights include Ricotta Dumplings with oxtail and strawberry, Double-Shucked Peas with white chocolate and macadamia, and Frozen Banana Custard Pie for dessert. Reservations can be made by calling (310) 393-7050. Cost: $105 Per Person
Steak n Shake
Enjoy menu specials like the $3.99 Red Velvet or Oreo Shakes, $7.49 for the Grilled Portobello ‘n Swiss Burger with fries, and Chicken Tenders with Fries for $5.99. Valid January 26-February 14, 2017. For questions regarding the specials, please call (310) 260-1516.
Terrazza at Hotel Casa Del Mar
Terrazza at Hotel Casa Del Mar is offering a lovely three-course menu featuring Italian-inspired dishes such as Fowl Terrine with pomegranate, Seared Branzino with harvest salad, Vegetable Paella seasoned with saffron, and Chocolate Dessert with hazelnut crunch, chocolate mousse and raspberry sauce. Cost: $95 Per Person; See Full Menu
Spend Valentine’s dinner at Upper West for a pre-fixe menu of Tea Spiced Pumpkin Bisque with roasted winter mushroom, Seared Scallop, a choice of Pan Roasted Filet Mignon or Grilled Yellowfin Tuna, and a Chocolate Mousse Crunch Cake with butterscotch ice cream for dessert. Cost: $90 Per Couple; See Full Menu
Valentino Santa Monica
Indulge in Valentino’s finest Italian dishes with a special Valentine’s Day dinner. Choose from a selection of menu items, including Maine Lobster Salad with blood orange dressing, Pan Roasted Napa Valley Quail with sage and pancetta, Maine Diver Scallops with Chanterelle mushrooms in a lobster sauce and Colorado Lamb Chop with red wine and Gorgonzola. Cost: $110 Per Person; See Full Menu
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS
Adamm’s Stained Glass & Gallery
Take 20% off on all perfume bottles and heart paperweights. Valid February 1-15, 2017.
Take advantage of the “Sweetheart Special,” which is two personal sessions, one group class and one dance party. Discount can be applied to new students; only one per person or couple. Valid January 20-February 14, 2017.
Aqua Surf School
Couples will receive a free 30-minute upgrade when booking a private surf lesson for 1.5 hours by mentioning this promotion when signing up. Valid January 31-February 15, 2017.
Love is in the HAIR… Shop beauty at bombSHELL Salon until Valentines Day! Take 10% to 50% off on all Kevin.Murphy, Kusco-Murphy, and R+Co in-store. Valid January 20-February 14, 2017.
Burke Williams Spa
Love will fill the air with Burke Williams “Romance” package, which includes a spa pedicure with choice of a 50-minute Pure relaxation massage with enhancement or a 50-minute Spa Style Facial with peel or brightener ($159). The special someone in your life can indulge in the “True Love” package, which includes a spa pedicure with a 50-minute Pure Relaxation massage with enhancement and a 50-minute spa style facial with peel or brightener ($279). “For Two” is the ultimate way to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a couple, welcoming each of you to enjoy an 80-minute pure relaxation massage with enhancement or spa style facial with peel or brightener ($319). For more information, please call (310) 587-3366.
CAMI AND JAX
Receive 20% off on CAMI AND JAX bridal swimwear collection. Valid February 3-14, 2017.
Chomp Eatery and Juice Station
For a limited time, try the special Valentine’s ‘Cupid’s Grilled Cheese’! An ooey gooey pink and purple grilled cheese made with sourdough bread and white cheddar and American cheese. For product availability, please call (424) 238-3398. Valid February 1-18, 2017.
Diana Ralys Skin Health
Treat yourself to our Valentine’s Day Package which includes all the necessities of relaxation. Starting with a Relaxation Infrared Body Session, following a 60 min Massage and Organic Signature Facial – all while enjoying complimentary champagne and strawberries. To schedule an appointment, please call (310) 264-2228. Valid February 11-14, 2017.
Esters Wine Shop & Bar
For the oenophile in one’s life, Esters has pre-packaged Valentine’s Gift Baskets for $55 with Bacchus Pinot Noir and a Milla Chocolate Bar, with the option to add pretty flower arrangements by local florist Krystal Chang in dried ($70) or fresh ($100) versions. There’s also a dizzying array of customizable options available, so any Esters team member can help one select that perfect bottle from their 250+ selection and suggest some local, artisanal gifts to pair them with. Call (310) 899-6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to order with 72-hour notice. Valid February 1-28, 2017. Additionally, Esters will be holding various tastings and workshops throughout the month of February. Click here for schedule
Huckleberry Café and Bakery
The family’s beloved Huckleberry will be baking Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies topped with fresh strawberry glaze and sweet love messages written in chocolate ganache. Personalized messaged on the cookies are also available. For product availability and pre-orders, please call (310) 451-2311.
Jack’s Jewelers is offering up to 35%-60% off throughout the store. Valid February 1-28, 2017.
Received 20% off on all purchases. Valid only on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Celebrate Heart Health Month with Lemonade Catering! February is Heart Health Month and a great time to commit to eating well. This Valentine’s Day, love yourself with the most delicious heart-healthy menu from Lemonade. Who said delicious can’t be nutritious? Mention “I Love Lemonade” during the month of February and receive complimentary lemonade! For more information, please call (310) 409-2435. Valid February 1-28, 2017.
Celebrate with your Valentine in a unique way at Paint:Lab’s “Brushes & Bites” art class for $20 off. Class includes all paints, brushes, set up at easels, canvas panel, Instruction and complimentary refreshments. Ages 21 & up. Valid February 11-14, 2017.
Perry’s Café and Beach Rentals
Enjoy a day at the beach with someone you love and create fun lasting memories. Plan an activity or two throughout the day, and you won’t feel too guilty when you indulge in chocolate later! Pamper your loved one with a luxurious day at the beach with the Beach Butler for two all day for $65. Be healthy and romantic with a Legends Historic Bike Tour for two for $118 or a tandem bike rental all day for $45.00. For more information, please call (310) 584-9306.
Power Hour Snacks
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an all locally sourced snack and health box! This special box is a mix of innovative snack-sized finds, energy enhancing goods, brilliant inner-beauty supplements and lavish outer-beauty wellness products. Valid February 6-12, 2017.
Santa Monica Bike Center
Come solo to the bike center on February 14 and rent a tandem bike. Return with a date on the second seat and get $20 off the rental price. Valid only on February 14, 2017.
Shore Hotel’s Gluttony Package is perfect for Valentine’s Day! The package invites couples to indulge in some of the best dining options California has to offer and includes a two-night stay at the LEED Gold certified Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, a private cocktail workshop and a one-year annual membership to underground food network, Fork Monkey. Cost: $1040 plus tax. For more information, please call (310) 458-1515. Valid February 1-28, 2017.
Take $1 off haircuts when you mention this SantaMonica.com offer. Pamper and indulge your significant other (and yourself!) with a $7 scalp massage and $15 on a special treatment. For inquiries, please call (310) 829-6729. Valid February 11-14, 2017.
Sweet Rose Creamery
Sweet Rose Creamery, will be serving a Sweetheart Sundae for $9.25 throughout the month of February, which features raspberry ice cream drizzled with hot fudge and topped with crispy almonds and raspberry meringue kisses – a perfect post-dinner treat to share with one’s Valentine. For special pint packs, please call (310) 260-2663. Valid February 1-28, 2017.
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