There are lots of things for couples to do this Valentine’s Day in this riverside city. With so many date ideas to pick from, it can be hard to know where to start and what to do on this special day. Get ready for a great Valentine’s Day with your special someone with this list of 10 things to do on Valentine’s Day in Saint John.
Hibibi – A Sankara Valentine Pop-Up Restaurant at Five and Dime
Habibi is the Arabic term for “my love”. The Sankara Valentine Pop-up Restaurant is the perfect date idea in Uptown Saint John. Reconnect with your love over a three-course Arabic dinner. During dessert, the chef will share some Arabic phrases with you and your sweetheart for expressing love.
Valentine’s Day With Veronica Caissie At Taste of Egypt
Taste of Egyptis bringing the local artist, Veronica Caisse, to their beautiful restaurant, to display and sell her artwork. After browsing the amazing artwork, you can sit down and enjoy a lovely Mediterranean meal with your special someone. Reservations are highly recommended for this event.
87 King Street
Valentine’s Day Retro Film
Watch the movie The Way We Were (1973) at Imperial Theatre.
12 King Square South
Romantic Valentines Dinner at Reversing Falls Restaurant
Head to the Reversing Falls Restaurant for an unforgettable evening. There will be a delicious three-course meal for you and your loved one to enjoy, along with romantic live music that will set the mood for love. Every lady who attends will receive a rose. If you need a babysitter, they have you covered. The theatre room will be playing a child-friendly movie, and there will be games, snacks, and crafts for $10 per child.
200 Bridge Road
Go On the Golden Dog Beer Tour
Take a guided walking tour of Uptown Saint John with your loved one and sample some of the city’s finest beer and food. You just need to buy the tickets in advance and show up on time for the tour. The Golden Dog Beer Tour starts at Picaroons General Store, and the tour will lead you to some of the best stops in the city. After the tour, you can always go back to your favorite stop and enjoy a meal or a few drinks.
32 Canterbury St
$74 per person (must be over 19)
Preeper, Rhaye, MacKay at Five and Dime
Enjoy an evening for great folk music and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one at the Five and Dime. Preeper, Rhaye, and MacKay is a trio from Hampton NB, who have won many awards, will be performing. While you are enjoying the music with your sweetheart, you should try some local microbrews that are on tap at the bar.
34 Grannan Street
Check Out the Saint John City Market
The Saint John City Market is a great option for you and your sweetheart to visit, so you can pick up ingredients to make a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner together, or stay at the market to have lunch or a coffee date. This market is the oldest continuing farmer’s market and offers everything from fresh meat and seafood to handmade crafts. The market is the beating heart of the city and an excellent option for anyone looking for something unique as a gift this Valentine’s Day.
47 Charlotte Street
Varies per vendor
Staycation – Ultimate Romantic Package
Pull out all the stops this Valentine’s Day with the Ultimate Romantic at the Chipman Hill Suites. Flowers, chocolate, and sparkling wine await you in the open concept suite. Enjoy a meal together with your sweetheart at the Italian by Night with the $150 gift card that comes with the package, which is just a short stroll from the hotel.
1 Chipman Hill
$379 plus tax
See a Show at Yuk Yuk’s
Saint John is home to a popular Yuk Yuks comedy club. Comedians from across Canada come to take the stage to make you laugh. So, if you like comedy, you can take your sweetheart out to have a few laughs over drinks and snacks this Valentine’s Day. You can purchase tickets in advance for a Valentine’s Day gift for a later date, if you have other plans this Valentine’s Day or if there are no shows available.
32 Grannan Street
Show prices vary
Enjoy a Milkshake and Candy at Freak Lunchbox
Become a kid in a candy store this Valentine’s Day at Freak Lunchbox. You and your sweetie can share a custom-made, thick milkshake that is made the old fashioned way with their old-school mixers. They also offer candy from all around the world, including the weirdest and newest candies available. You can never be sure what you will find at Freak Lunchbox, but you can be sure it will be a fun time when you are there.
18 King Street
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Dinner at one of Canada’s Best Romantic Restaurant
Italian by Night, an urban Italian restaurant and bar with a cuisine focused on combining imported Italian ingredients with local seasonal ingredients is one of the best romantic restaurants in Canada according to OpenTable. Reserve a table to treat your date!
97 Germain St, Saint John
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