Santa Monica offers the perfect setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Explore a number of Valentine’s 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 events and activities that are happening in and around Santa Monica and Los Angeles!
*Please note specials below are from Valentine’s Day 2018. Check back for 2019 offers and events!
Family Fun Love Fest
Bring your little loves to a free family-friendly Valentine’s Day event on the Third Street Promenade including a special story time with Ruby from the Emmy winning series Ruby’s Studio, music from Mista Cookie Jar and music and movement with Karen Seva along with Valentine’s Day crafting.
Create Your Own Valentines at the Santa Monica Public Library
Surprise your loved ones with handmade valentines! Stop by our activity stations and learn how to make origami hearts, chocolate kiss roses, beaded bookmarks, and love buggies, then create a talking heart video valentine using the Chatterpix app. Supplies limited. For all ages.
Clean Slate: A Pre-Valentine’s Party
No Valentine? No problem! It’s a new year, and we’ve all got a clean slate. Let the Three Day Rule matchmakers be your personal cupid as we take over the Viceroy Santa Monica hotel for a massive pre-Valentine’s bash, complete with 350+ guests, a DJ, photobooth, VR booth, and more.
Cupid’s Undie Run
Cupid’s Undie Run is a 4 hour party with a mile(ish) fun run in the middle. We raised over $3.5 million in donations last year, so come join the fun and help us hit $4 million for 2018!
Mixology Class Featuring Tequila Cocktails at Margo’s in Santa Monica
For the ultimate date night or friend’s night out just in time for Valentine’s Day, join Margo’s for its inaugural mixology class featuring tequila cocktails.
The Galentine’s Day She Shoppe
A curated shoppe & experience in celebration of Galentine’s Day on Saturday, February 10th at Lunya’s retail showroom in Santa Monica.
Free Trapeze Show
Join Trapeze School New York; Los Angeles as we celebrate Valentines day, Galentines day and everything in between with a free show on Sunday February 11th at 5:30pm.
This One’s for the Girls – Galentine’s Night
Enjoy a night celebrating the spirit of sisterhood and the beauty of friendship with a curated in-person PodCast from Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik of Almost30.
LA: The Black & Red Ball 2018
Ditch the blind dates this Valentine’s Day and join The Ivy Plus Society in celebrating life without limits at 41 Ocean Club.
Bungalow Santa Monica Valentine’s Party
The Bungalow Santa Monica is partnering again with UNICEF NextGen for Valentine’s Day at The Bungalow Santa Monica. A portion of the proceeds from the night will be donated to UNICEF NextGen. In addition, Floral arrangements will be provided by Pilot & Twig.
Pacific Park Ferris Wheel Ride + Violin Serenade
Take your sweetheart for a ride on the Pacific Park Ferris wheel coupled with a live romantic violin serenade by Daniel Morris on Valentine’s Day from 6-9 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Singles Party at The Craftsman Bar and Kitchen
The Craftsman Bar and Kitchen is having a Valentine’s Day Singles Party with drink specials, ice breaker games, vide, DJ and movies on the big screen.
Valentine’s Day Party at Basement Tavern
Basement Tavern at The Victorian will be hosting a Valentine’s Day party. There will be a kissing booth, prizes for karaoke and much more!
VALENTINE’S DAY DINING
1 Pico Restaurant
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a picturesque prix-fixe dinner overlooking the ocean. Heirloom Tomato Soup, Homemade Tagliolini, Spinach Pomegranate or Burrata Di Andria will be offered as a starter. Entrées include Grilled Domestic Wagyu Tenderloin, Main Lobster, Seared Tuna or Tagliatelle and Cioccolato Cremoso, Red Velvet Macaron Semifreddo or Panna Cotta for dessert. Cost: $115 Per Person. See Full Menu
Cassia will be offering special wine pairings and White Pepper Crab Bee Hoon with thin rice noodles, king crab legs, and water spinach. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 393-6699
Del Friso’s Grille
Treat your one and only to our sharable apps, savory entrees, like the bone-in filet mignon, and delectable desserts. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 395-7333
Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Esters is keeping it easy, breezy, and fun on Valentine’s Day for couples and groups of friends. Cost: Flights of 3 bubbles for $20 and oyster pairings for 3/$15 and 6/$28.
Enjoy Mediterranean inspired cuisine at FIG Restaurant this Valentine’s Day. The a la carte menu will feature a few aphrodisiac infused specials, including Morro Bay Oysters, Charred Rib Eye and Wood Strawberries as well as cocktails. Prices vary. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 319-3111
Toast to love this Valentine’s Day at Herringbone in Santa Monica. The first course includes a choice of Oysters, Scallop Crudo, Kampachi Sashimi, or Foraged Mushroom Crostini. The second course includes a choice of Beet Salad, Beef Carpaccio, Lobster Dumplings or Foie Gras Torchon. The third course includes a choice of Pumpkin Risotto, Seared Scallops, Whole Grilled Lobster, Pan Seared Ahi Mahi-Mahi or Prime Dry Aged Rib Eye and a choice of Chocolate Cassis Torte, Coconut Panna Cotta or Tetilla Cheese Plate for dessert. Cost: $95. See Full Menu
Locanda Del Lago
Indulge yourself with Locanda Del Lago’s four or five course tasting dinner which includes Truffle Risotto, Grilled Wild Jump Prawns, Tender Filet of All Natural Niman Ranch Veal, Chocolate Strawberries and more. Cost: four-course $90 per couple, five-course $120 per couple.
Lunetta will offer a Valentine’s menu on both Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Valentine’s Day. Highlights include an amuse of crispy potato-wrapped asparagus; red crab samosa; Madeira-braised Jidori chicken with truffle reduction; and a chocolate bomb for dessert. Cost $88 per person.
Melisse is offering a Valentine’s Day Weekend menu on February 9, 10, 11 and 13 featuring Tuna Tartare, Prime Beef Rib Eye Cap, Seared Foie Gras and Egg Cavier to name a few. Cost: $175. They will also be offering a Valentine’s Day menu on February 14 for $325. See Full Menu
Rustic Canyon is doing their beloved family-style, prix-fixe dinner. Highlights include Prime New York Strip with yam pavé and truffle, Squid Ink Chitarra with ridgeback prawns, and chef Jeremy Fox’s signature Peas and White Chocolate. Reservations are strongly recommended. Cost: $105 per person with an optional wine pairing for $55 per person.
Terrazza at Hotel Casa Del Mar will be offering a Valentine’s Day dinner, which includes Toro Crudo, Wild Mushroom Soup, Iberico De Bellota Ham, Grilled Maine Lobster, Grass Fed Beef Filet and Raspberry Tartufo to name a few. Cost: $115. See Full Menu
The Buffalo Club
Bring loved ones into The Buffalo Club for a prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner. The menu includes Bigeye Tuna Tartare, Seared Diver Scallop, Dungeness Crab Salad, Jidori Chicken Pot Pie, Pan Friend Salmon Pepper Steak and Warm Toffee Pudding to name a few. Cost: $100 per person. See Full Menu
The Dining Room at Hotel Shangri-La
Come join us for a romantic evening at Hotel Shangri-La with a three course dinner for two. For starters, you’ll have a choice of Shrimp Scampi or Wild Mushroom Phyllo. The main course is a Bone in Ribeye and Almond Crusted Sea Bass Croquette, Demi-Glace Romanesco and Purple Cauliflower Purée. A Heart Chocolate Mousse will be offered for dessert. Cost: $60 Per Person. See Full Menu
The Upper West is offering a four-course, prix-fixe menu. Dishes include romanesco bisque, crab cake, pan-roasted Bittman Farms duck breast or grilled ahi tuna and red velvet bar. Cost: $90 per couple. See Full Menu
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS
Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Beautifully pre-made Valentine’s Day baskets are available at Esters Wine Shop & Bar. The baskets come in small and medium sizes, ranging from $55-125 with rosé, Champagne, Compartes chocolates, Jeremy Fox’s lavender almonds, Jacobsen Salt caramels, and/or local, artisanal jams. Custom baskets are also available by ordering in advance via online/phone or stopping into the shop to assemble. Valid February 11-14, 2018.
Exhale Mind Body Spa
This Febrauary, bring your plus one to Exhale for a 60 minute couples stretch class. The restorative and partner driven yoga class will incorporate breathing techniques and flow movement while using the connection between two people to maximize stretch results. Special Valentine’s treats will follow class. Valid February 12, 2018.
Glam & Go
First time guests to the chic salon located inside Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows receive two for one pricing on signature or express blow outs. Valid February 10-16, 2018
Huckleberry Cafe and Bakery
For something sweet, stop into Huckleberry for heart-shaped sugar butter cookies with strawberry frosting and Valentine’s icing messages for $2.75 each
ONE The Spa
Reserve ONE Spa’s “ONE Valentine” package and receive two 60-minute massages, complimentary valet parking and pool access for the day for you and your Valentine.
Sweet Rose Creamery
Sweet Rise Creamery is brining back their Sweetheart Sundaes for $10, featuring raspberry ice cream, hot fudge and topped with whipped cream, raspberry meringue hearts and kisses, chocolate sauce drizzle and crispy almonds.
The Oceanaries offering “Singing Valentines”
The Oceanaires, a local barbershop quartet, are pleased to again offer singing valentines to the Westside and Downtown areas of LA. At your request, the quartet will arrive to sing two special sweet songs, and deliver a balloon and a card with your personal message. Valid February 14
Grab your friend, sister, parent, partner, or even stranger, and celebrate the month of February by doing things together. Use coupon code SURFTOGETHER to get $30 off a private 2 person lesson. Lesson needs to be purchased during the month of February but can be redeemed any time! Spend quality time with loved ones out in the water!
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