Valentine's Day is one of the special days where you spend a memorable time with your significant other. Whether you are staying at home or looking into spending the day or night outdoors, there are plenty of things to do on Valentine's Day in Austin that will make you and your partner's day extra special! Feel the love with these activities in Austin with your special someone or if you're single, bring along your best friend! Here are some ideas on how you can make this year's Valentine's Day a memorable one!
1. Board Game Night
This is one of the activities that you can do at home. In today's time where everything can be done online, it's can be a good idea to take out your board games and playing cards. Enjoy a night filled with laughter and delicious snacks! Invite over your friends with their dates alongside for some extra company and fun!
2. Revisit The Place Where You Had Your First Date
Remember where you and your partner had your first date? Visit that place and reminisce the days how you both first met. Take a trip down memory lane on places you've been to with your partner as well for a romantic evening together!
3. Travel Out of Town
Valentine's Day lands on a Friday this 2020. It may be a good idea for you and your partner to spend a quick getaway to nearby towns with a gorgeous outdoor setting. Some places to visit that aren't far from Central Austin are Dripping Springs, Georgetown, and Bee Cave. There are plenty of activities and things to do in those towns!
Don't feel like heading out and traveling this weekend? Stay at home with your partner but spice up your usual routine with them! Cook some delicious breakfast, call in delivery for lunch or spend time cooking dinner together. Binge your favorite series or movies on Netflix or just enjoy being next to each other throughout the entire day. Nothing feels special other than being with your significant other!
5. Bouldin Creek Cafe Bazaar Brunch
Date: February 9, 2020 | Event Link
The first Bazaar Brunch in Bouldin Creek Cafe will be "Valentine's Edition". Enjoy brunch and sips on a mimosa while picking out gifts for your loved one at the Handcrafter and Vintage Market on the lawn of the cafe. The event is free, family-friendly, and pet-friendly. Bouldin Creek Cafe serves vegan and vegetarian brunches as well!
6. Valentine's Day at W Austin
Date: Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 5:00 PM – Sat, Feb 15, 2020, 3:00 PM | Tickets
Singles can attend this event and meet your match on the said date! Join W Austin in their Record Room and Tequila Bar for some fun and surprise pop-ups and ways to treat your special someone or even yourself! They even have specials for those who have caught themselves in a bad romance with their Breakup Brunch where you can enjoy stacked pancakes and a killer mimosa!
7. Beer My Valentine - Independent Brewing Co.
Date: Fri, February 14, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Tickets
Attend the party and get some really great goodies for you and your lover! Once you purchase tickets for Beer My Valentine, you get two Indy draft beers, a small bouquet from Lovelily Flowers, and a small chocolate assortment from Intero! Aside from that, attend the party and you get 2 for 1 beer specials all. night. long. Plus free samples of Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey, live music by Rye Mountain Revelry, and more! Truly a night you can enjoy with your partner on Valentine's Day!
8. Valentine's Day Flyer - Austin Stream Train
Date: Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 | 9:00 AM | Event Link
Spend this day with your partner or bring along your family! Climb around the special Hill Country Flyer! Beer and wine will be available for purchase in their Cedar Park Car for this special event! Enjoy lunch on your own, sip some wine, shop, or stroll around the historic town square on your two hours layover in Burnet! Then relax and enjoy the ride as the train goes back to Cedar Park depot around 3:00 pm.
9. Love is a Funny Thing! Show
Date: Feb 14, 2020 | 8:00 PM | Event Link
Celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved one at one of the fanciest improv comedy in Austin. Love is a Funny Things will be at The Hideout Theatre located at the heart of Downtown Austin. Enjoy a night of improv games, scenes, musical numbers, chocolates, and flowers! Cast members are experienced, professional, and award-winning improv performers that will surely provide you and your loved one and entertaining evening!
10. Valentine's Day Dinner - Cru Food and Wine Bar
Bring along your sweetheart at CRÚ Food & Wine Bar in 2nd Street District. Treat your special someone for a romantic dinner and enjoy a luscious Lobster Bisque topped with crabmeat and sherried crème fraîche. The Valentine's Day menu consists of delicious dishes and the sweetest desserts that will delight both your heart and mouth!
11. Blue Starlight Drive-In
Isn't it romantic visiting a drive-in a movie theater like the good 'ole days? Blue Starlight Drive-In is the world's first and only Mini Urban Drive-in located in Austin. Watch your favorite classics with your love! Movies such as Casablanca, Ghost, The Notebook, Breakfast at Tiffany's and 16 Candles will be shown during Valentine's Day Week!
12. Cupid Cruises
Date: Fri Feb 14 2020 at 11:30 AM - Sat Feb 15 2020 at 2:00 PM | Event Link
Enjoy a cruise with your sweetheart on Lady Bird Lake at Congress Avenue Kayaks this Valentine's Day. Enjoy an hour of open paddling and admire the waterscapes. As you get a reservation, it will include a two-person kayak, life vests, paddles, and a sweet treat for the lovebirds!
13. Valentine's Day Date Night on Lake Austin - Mozart's Coffee Roasters
Date: Fri, February 14, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM | Event Link
This perfect romantic date with your special someone will definitely complete their day! Mozart's will turn their lakeside deck into a curated candlelit Valentine's Date dessert and coffee experience for all! There will also be live music by Sarah Hall and Chloe Youtsey that will make the night more romantic and intimate! Enjoy a three-course dessert tasting, coffee pairings, tableside pour-over, and a gift that you can treasure forever!
14. Valentine's Day Date Night - Pretzel Party
Date: Fri, February 14, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Event Link
Pretzels lovers will be over the moon at this party! Bring the person that ties your heart in knots in this event! Learn how to make Easy Tiger's signature soft pretzels in their 3-hour class that will take you and your partner on the process on how to make great pretzels! The evening includes food, an appetizer spread, drinks from the Beer Garden bar and a dozen baked pretzels to take home!
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