Roses are nice and candy is sweet, but you know what’s sweeter? Showing your Valentine that you’re smitten with them, and with staying loyal to local this Valentine’s Day and supporting local businesses.
River City Food Tours
Give your loved one an experience they won’t forget! With River City Food Tours, they'll get to taste the best of Richmond’s unique neighborhoods with the city’s most delicious walking food tour. A gift certificate allows your Valentine to choose from three different neighborhood tours - each offers them the opportunity to try the best dish at up to 6 unique restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. It’s such a delicious way to spend an afternoon! And the best part - the gift certificates never expire!
Stop and Smell the Flowers
Why give a bouquet when you can give a conservatory full of flowers, for half the price. Take advantage of the winter season discount at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and wow your Valentine with a stop in the conservatory where a tropical paradise awaits packed with more than 200 orchids, blooming cacti, birds of paradise, and other tropical flowers before taking a romantic stroll around the grounds.
A Romantic Classic
Twirl into your Valentine’s heart with an enchanted night at the Dominion Energy Center to see Richmond Ballet’s unique interpretation of the timeless romance, Cinderella.
Low Key Live Music at The Beet
Perhaps your relationship is new, or maybe you’re just looking for something a little more casual. Ellwood Thompson’s Beet Café will feature nationally touring, yet locally based, artist Willie DE. It’s laid back, it’s casual, and Willie will do the singing so you don’t have to fill those awkward pauses.
Wine & Dine
Wine and dine your Valentine with a 3-course prix fixe menu with optional wine pairing at Quirk Hotel’s Maple & Pine.