Here is a list of ideas to celebrate 2020 Valentine’s Day in Vancouver with your special someone.
Book a table at one of the Romantic Restaurants in Vancouver.
1. Snow Moon Dinner
Don’t want to wait until Feb 14? Burdock & Co invites diners to indulge in culinary magic and cosmic vibes. The new Moon Dinner Series is held on full moon evenings throughout the year. Each spiritual feast will feature a multi-course farm-to-table menu unique to the corresponding moons and celebrate our gravitational partner while educating guests about earth-friendly biodynamic farming practices and natural wines. Sunday February 9, 2020 | 6:30 p.m @ Burdock & Co, 2702 Main Street
2. Valentine’s Day Staycation
Getaway to Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel. Get cozy with overnight accommodations for two in the modern, renovated guestrooms. Scene will be set for romance with nine giant heart balloons, fragrant rose petals and the warm glow of candles throughout the room. Stay between February 6th and February 17 and enjoy a decadent three-course meal. Elevate your stay with flower delivery and set-up, welcome champagne for two, or an ultimate “Breakfast in Bed Spread”.
3. Illuminate Yaletown 2020
Enjoy Valentine’s day without spending a penny! Explore Yaletown hand in hand and enjoy this immersive light show experience. Downtown Vancouver’s free light festival is set to take over the 1200 block of Hamilton Street for two days, featuring never before seen activations and artists. February 14 & 15, 2020 @ Yaletown, 1200 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver. AND, you you want to splurge, there are plenty of fine dining establishments in Yaletown.
4. An Adults-Only Aquatic Affair
“Pucker up” at a romantic evening at the Vancouver Aquariumfrom 7pm – 11pm on February 14th. Enjoy cocktails, coral sex talk and a date with a penguin!
5. Valentines Day Mystery Date
Experience a unique adventure solving a mystery – the city of Vancouver is your game board! It all begins when you book your mystery game online. You will receive a message with instructions– including where to meet the undercover Game Operators to activate your mystery and collect your mystery game kit. February 14 | 7:00 PM @ Lot 19, 855 W Hastings St, Vancouver
6. Have Dinner at one of Canada’s Best Romantic Restaurants
These are the best romantic restaurants in 2020 in Metro Vancouver area according to OpenTable.
Ancora Ambleside – West Vancouver
Atlas Steak + Fish – Burnaby – Burnaby
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – Vancouver
Five Sails Restaurant – Vancouver
forage – Vancouver
Gotham Steakhouse and Bar– Vancouver
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House– Vancouver
L’Abattoir Restaurant– Vancouver
Lupo Restaurant & Vinoteca – Vancouver
Osteria Savio Volpe – Vancouver
These are the 2019 best romantic restaurants in Metro Vancouver area according to OpenTable.
Bishop’s – Vancouver
Five Sails Restaurant – Vancouver
Hart House Restaurant– Burnaby
Old Surrey Restaurant– Surrey
The Salmon House – West Vancouver
Seasons in the Park– Vancouver
Tap Restaurant– Surrey
7. Romance Week
Did you know that one of Cupid’s favourite places is The Improv Centre? Romance blossoms when sprinkled liberally with laughter. This year for Valentine’s, forget the boring box of chocolates and join Theatresports as we celebrate the fun and funny in relationships and romance. February 5 to 15, 2020 @ The Improv Centre on Granville Island
8. Naughty Show
Check out Boobies & Wieners Art Show –See the hottest drawings from over 120 artists at this pre-Valentine’s warm up. Expect to see things you didn’t know you just had to have. Friday, February 07, 2020, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM @ The Arts Factory, 281 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver
9. And Naughty Shopping!Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and LIVE demonstrations at this taboo show. February 7 to 9, 2020 @ Vancouver Convention Centre.
10. Gravitational Attraction
Spend an enchanted evening at The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre as the Planetarium Star Theatre into a starry soirée for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, activities, and a live musical performance by Blonde Diamond at this 19+ event. Sit in on a playful debate as astronomers discuss Einstein vs Newton’s theories on gravity. Friday, February 14, 2020 | 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM @ H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
11. The Barber of Seville
Celebrate Valentine’s Day enjoying an opera! Chase away the February blues with The Barber of Seville, a feast of frivolous fun. Enjoy Figaro’s mischievous escapades as he assists Count Almaviva in prising the beautiful Rosina away from her lecherous guardian, Dr. Bartolo. Rossini’s comic masterpiece fizzes with memorable melodies in an entertaining production that proves that the road to true love is paved with theft, lies, bribery, brawling—and wicked comedy.@ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
12. Farmers Apprentice
Valentines is always better with flowers. Dine at the Farmers Apprentice which will include a delicious 6 course meal, offering a flower theme including edible flowers!
13. Talking Sex on Sunday
Enjoy this new musical comedy by Sara-Jeanne Hosie and Nico Rhodes, we witness these women share fears, reveal dirty secrets, explore new possibilities, and find the power of female friendship. February 14 – March 8, 2020 @ Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
14. Sealed with a fish
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Vancouver Aquariumwill be offering Vancouver’s most romantic dining experience. Indulge in a 3-course meal specially prepared by our Executive Sous Chef as you’re serenaded by our live soloist. Also included with your delicious meal is two glasses of premium wine. Friday February 14, 2020 from 5.30PM.
15. Comedy Triple Bill: My Jokes Are Up Here!
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a night of endless laughs as three of Canada’s top headlining comics bring buckets of wit to The ACT Arts Centre stage. Friday February 14, 2020 | 8:00 PM
16. Skate Together for a Cause
Enjoy some old-fashioned fun at the Winter Festival at Guildford Town Centre benefiting the Surrey Hospital Foundation.. For two weekends, the north parking lot will be transformed into a magical outdoor skating rink, with food trucks, a life-size snow globe and more. On February 14 from 5 PM to 7 PM, register for the special Valentine’s day skate.
17. Salade de Fruits Café
Can’t make it to Paris? Whisk your loved one away with a romantic three course dinner at Salade de Fruits café, a French Bistro with a unique atmosphere.
18. Dinner With A ViewEnjoy an intimate pop-up dining experience. Dine under the stars in clear frameless geodesic domes with a a blind 3-course menu expertly crafted by award winning celebrity chef. Meal options include Meat, Fish, and Vegan. All food is guaranteed to be shellfish, pork, and nut free. Through February 16 @ Ambleside Park, 1200 Argyle Ave, West Vancouver
19. Hidden Wonders the Speakeasy Magic Experience
Attend Hidden Wonders, a speakeasy-style performance at a secret venue hidden behind a fake business facade in Vancouver’s Chinatown and is the brainchild of two-time world champion of magic, Shawn Farquhar.
20. OVO Vancouver Warehouse Sale
Does your dear one like Drake? There is a special warehouse sale of October’s Very Own (OVO)from February 5th to 9th at Vancouver Convention Centre. Shop apparel, footwear and accessories up to 80% off.
21. Rebel Hearts Supper
Join us for an unconventional Valentines feast, made for all! Enjoy a heart warming, four course vegan supper served up at a communal table. Bring your family, friends and loved ones for an alternative take on the traditional, commercialised Valentine’s experience. February 14 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM @ Eternal Abundance, 1025 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
22. Love, an Ancient Affair
Nothing says love like breaking bread with your loved one. This Valentine’s, Chef Bardia IIbeiggiis showing Jamjar some love. Putting his exceptional talents to work, he’s put together a menu based on the two ancient Iranian and Lebanese cuisines. February 14 | 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM @ Jamjar Canteen
23. Kissa Tanto
This interesting and sophisticated restaurant offers Japanese crossed with Italian and located in Funky China Town! The perfect spot for a delicious meal and wonderful conversation.
24. The Douglas
Enjoy a couple’s escape with a staycation at the DOUGLAS and their Valentine’s Day package.
Relax, reconnect and feel the romance. The package includes $100 daily dining credit to The Victor, Parq Vancouver’s rooftop steak and seafood restaurant and Daily in-room dining breakfast for two.
25. LOL at JFL North West
Vancouver’s Just for Laughs festival hits stages and streets across the city for 12-hilarious-days of star-powered stand-up, podcasts, improv, film and sketch performances, alongside breakout comics you didn’t even know you loved! February 13 to 25, 2020
26. Valentine’s at The FoxEnjoy an evening of entertainment featuring some of Vancouver’s premier burlesque performers. This cabaret style event will seduce with both classic and contemporary burlesque performances. on Feb 14 at The Fox Cabaret.
27. Valentines Day Paddle wheeler Dinner Cruise
Celebrate Valentines Daywith your special someone on a picturesque river cruise offering a delicious 3 course dinner. Hold one another as you watch the sunset on the Fraser River. Sip on a cocktail or two from the famous bartender before ending at 10pm.
28. Romantic Stroll
Take your special someones hand and lead them around the beauty for Coal Harbour enjoying the city views, Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Enjoy the waterfront views before stopping to wine and dine at Lift Bar and Grill.
29. Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise
Have a three-course plated menu curated by M.V Carousel II‘s in-house executive chef. Dine on a Steak & Scallop Main Course, while being serenaded by a fantastic Live Musician. Enjoy the city sparkle as you toast your date to a perfect evening! Friday, February 14, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ 1698 Duranleau St
30. Valentine’s Wine & Dine: Charcuterie Workshop
Enjoy time with someone you love. You will be presented with a welcome beverage as well as a Charcuterie Start-up Kit. Chef Ariana of White Linen Catering & Events will go over professional tips on how to style your own curated charcuterie board. There will be 5 different stations where we will also create different elements for a custom board.
31. Scandinave Spa
Surprise your love with a trip to Whistler to completely relax in the Scandinavian bath spa experience included with your couple massage, with hydrotheory! Enjoy the views of peaceful Whistler while you relax with your special someone.
32. Thomas HaasSurprise your someone with a delicate hand-crafted chocolate and special coffee at the reknowned café, Thomas Haas. The ambiance is romantic and the treats you will enjoy are even more special!
33. The Observatory in Grouse Mountain
Offer your sweetie only the best: the finest views of the city, finest food and finest wine! Book early at the Observatory restaurantat Grouse Mountain so you won’t be disappointed. Before you cuddle up for the perfect meal, surprise your date with a lovely stroll through the winter wonderland, go skating or sledding!
34. Evening skiing at Mount Seymmour
Have an active date! Take your loved one to the stunning, incredible slopes of Mount Seymourfor the evening night skiing where the mountain remains lit. Have fun on the slopes before relaxing over a cup of hot chocolate in the lodge
35. Robson Skating
Cozy up for a free skate at Robson skating bowl located in the heart of downtown! A romantic and sweet way to practice trust while having fun!
36. Bouldering at the Hive
Located near Science World, The Hive Climbing Wall is fun adult playground! Try bouldering which doesn’t require any ropes or pulleys to assist you! A fun and challenging way to experience something new.
37. Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival
Chocolate is the food of love, so go indulge with delicious creations and treats across Vancouver! Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato and ice cream makers coming together to make the humble hot chocolate hotter than it has ever been before during Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival. Through February 14, 2020
38. Mak N Ming Valentine’s Day Dinner
Celebrate your love with a Valentine’s Day 5-course dinner at Mak N Ming restaurantin Kitsilano.