12 Bay Area Valentine's Day Activities


Whether you’re in the mood for a night on the town or something more low-key, make this Valentine’s Day special with a Bay Area experience you won’t forget! Here’s a roundup of activities that are anything but typical and sure to make you feel the love!

1Take A Salsa Class

This is probably something you’ve thought about doing for some time. Maybe neither of you will walk away as pros, but you're guaranteed to have a great time!

2. Take a Cooking Class

Is a romantic dinner for two not your thing? Take a cooking class together instead - trust me, it tastes better when you make it yourself!

3. Chocolate Tasting

Chocolate is synonymous with Valentine's Day, tap into your sweet tooth with these decadent treats.

4. Filoli Scavenger Hunt

Wind through the whimsical isles of Filoli with your little ones on a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt!

5. Decompress

Have a spa day at Sense Spa at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park or Watercourse Bathhouse Way in Palo Alto.

6. Set Sail

Climb aboard the Hornblower and take in the glimmering lights of the Bay on one of their many Valentine’s Cruise offerings.

7. Valentine’s Cookie Decorating

Cookie decorating is a classic Valentine’s Day activity - the kids will love this one!

8. Luxury Movie Experience

A movie is the perfect date night option - it's fun and everyone walks away happy. Step it up a notch with these theaters that offer recliner seats and high-end concessions.
• Landmark Theaters, Palo Alto
• Showplace Icon Theatre, Mountain view

9. See a Musical

I know you’ve been dying to see Hamiliton, what better time than with your loved one!

10. Stroll Through a Museum

This is a great option if the weather isn’t cooperating.
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose
Winchester Mystery House, San Jose

11. Go Roller Skating

Lace up with your significant other or the whole family!

12. Have A Laugh

Attend a live comedy show for a night of laughter and good company.
Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club
Improv San Jose