Celebrate Valentine’s day in Edmonton: A short list of ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Edmonton with your special someone including free fun, cooking classes, creative ideas, murder mystery dinner and more!
1. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL
Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to return to the Edmonton area with its coolest arena show yet – Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL. This unique arena production showcases synchronized, freestyle and extreme skating alongside circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial straps and hand to hand. Details
When: February 13 – 17, 2019
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
How much: $50 – $175
2. Lida Szkwarek & Andrea Hill Dinner Cabaret
Join us once again for this treasured tradition in the Edmonton arts season Savour a four course dinner prepared by some of the top chefs in some of Edmonton’s favourite restaurants. Details
When: Sunday, February 10, 2019 | 5:45 PM – 9 PM
Where: Bottega Italian Kitchen, 10335 83 Ave NW, Edmonton
How much: $95 per person
3. “Loved to Death!” Valentine’s Murder Mystery Dinner
A romantic dinner with a little…murder!Valentine’s themed Murder Mystery during cocktails and dinner with seven professional actors dispersed amongst the guests incognito until…all hell breaks loose. Details
When: Thursday, February 14, 2019 | 6:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where: Tom Goodchild’s Moose Factory, 4810 Calgary Trail South, Edmonton
How much: $99
4. Take it Off Broadway Burlesque
What better way to celebrate a lover’s holiday than a frisky burlesque revue? The ladies of Send in the Girls Burlesque are ready to take you through the scandalous story of how Broadway really began. Details
February 14th | 8 PM
February 16th | 7:30 PM & 10 PM
Where: Capitol Theatre, Fort Edmonton Park
$30.00 + GST
5. Shop for Your Valentine
Find something special for your Very Special Valentine. Details
When: February 9 & 10, 2019
Where: Killarney Hall
8720-130 A Ave, Edmonton
6. Find A Valentine
Valentine Dating Game:
Come join us for our Dating Game @ On the Rocks starting at 8 pm on comedian Sterling Scott as our host/singles wraggler. We have fun prizes, Live band 69 Ave and DJ Kenny K will be spinning the decks.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ On the Rocks
Veg Speed Date Edmonton
Looking for love, but tired of the online dating scene, or struggling to find someone who shares your innermost values? Expect a fun, friendly, and incredibly effective way to meet veg singles. Think of it like mini-chats, just getting to know someone, face-to-face, for a few minutes.
Wed, February 6, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ The Buckingham, 10439 82 Ave NW
VALENTINE DAY MIXER
Come join other singles at Halley’s Club in West Edmonton Mall. Its one of the most top notch clubs in Edmonton with that old Vegas feel. You will enjoy a 10-piece band “The Million Dollar Dreamers” plus DJ for the evening to dance the night away. We have will have prizes and fun! No staying at home this Valentine’s.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 | 7:30 mixer starts, band starts at 8 pm @ Halley’s Club West Edmonton Mall
7. Love @ Muttart
Valentine’s Adult Night:
Experience the pyramids after dark every Wednesday night. Get exclusive tours, sip some wine and escape the ordinary. Schedule TBA Details
When: Wednesday, February 13 | 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
POP UP at Culina: Hungry For Love:
Themed one-off dinners that feature some of our favourite local food and beverage purveyors! This time we bring you a romantic fondue and elevated main dishes featuring Janice Beaton Fine Cheese and JACEK Chocolate Couture! Wine pairings by Bin 104 Fine Wine and Spirits. This menu will also be available on Thursday Feb. 14th from 5-9pm. Details
When: Wednesday, February 13 | 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
8. Comedy/ Theatre & Dinner
If your special someone likes live theatre, your options of include
1. Made In Italy @ The Club – Citadel Theatre
A raucous coming of age story about an Italian teenager growing up in Jasper in the 1970s, caught between two worlds and determined to make his mark. Filled with great songs (Italian and Disco!) and delicious comedy, this is a not-to-be-missed tale about a kid with the heart of Rocky Balboa and the moves (and hair) of John Travolta.
2. Haters Roast The Shady Tour @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: It’s an outrageous evening of unapologetic comedy starring the contestants from the reality television show on VH1. They’re all sisters when they walk on stage, but that’s when everything changes as the queens read each other for filth – all in good fun. There will be a 20-minute intermission. Presented by Murray & Peter.
3. Looking To Laugh For Valentine’s Day? @ Bohemia
Join us for an evening of laughs, romance, and debauchery in the form of stand up comedy.
Starring Brent Ehtun
With Host Steve McGovern
Also Featuring Gulliver Twist and William Hannigan!
4. Wen Wei Dance Dialogue @ Triffo Theatre
Dialogue is a piece for six men that explores themes of contact, communication and language – both spoken and unspoken. Underlying our learned ability to speak language, there is a fundamental urge to communicate.
5. Paul Mecurio Valentine’s Day Special Presentation @ The Comic Strip
Paul is an Emmy & Peabody Award winner for “The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart.” Paul can currently be seen opposite Golden Globe Winner, Liev Schreiber in the film,“Chuck,” the story about journeyman boxer, Chuck Wepner, the real life Rocky Balboa. Valentine’s Couple Package.
6. Matilda The Musical @ Shoctor Theatre
The story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards®.
Valentine’s Day Dinner Listings in Open Table
9. Daddy’s Girl
Dinner Theatre – Meet Benard Muloovy, proprietor of Maudie’s Diner, the most no-nonsense cook you’ve ever met. Benard gets served a full plate of comic chaos when his deceased wife decides
to take up residence as a talking portrait on the diner wall..Details
February 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 2019
Doors 6:00 PM, Buffet 6:45 PM, Show 8:00 PM
Where: Kinsmen Club of St Albert, 47 Riel Drive, St. Albert
How much: $60 – Adult / $56 – Senior
Edmonton Opera’s Valentine’s Gala @ Edmonton Convention Centre on February 14, 2018 | 05:30 PM; Dinner: 07:00 PM
10. Cirque de la Symphonie
Always an audience favourite, Cirque de la Symphonie’s extraordinary cast of acrobats, contortionists, and aerial flyers unite with orchestral masterpieces to create a spectacular feast for both eyes and ears. Details
When: February 15 to 17, 2019
Where: Winspear centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW, Edmonton
How much: $24 to $56
11. Adult LEGO Night with AIMBOT
Join AIMBOT for a fun night out at our Adult Only Lego Night sponsored by the Knottwood Community League.Take part in a team build and use your creativity while competing against other teams to see who can build the most creative Lego structure. The most creative wins a prize! Come alone or as a team…we will find someone for you to work with. There will be free beverages and snacks. Details
When: Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Knottwood Community Hall 445 Knottwood Road West, NW Edmonton
How much: $25.00 – $30.00
12. Valentine’s at Silver Skate
Make this Valentine’s Day weekend, an experience to remember at the Silver Skate Festival.
Enjoy fire sculptures that presents a different interpretation of the story, “The Land of the Golden Apples”, Lantern Walk, Snow sculptures and more!
February 8 to 18, 2019
Where: William Hawrelak Park, 9930 Groat Road Northwest, Edmonton
13. The Barbershop Chronicles
Explore the inner sanctum of Black Barbershops and Beauty Salons through music, poetry, comedy and a whole lot of Soul! This exclusive engagement invites you into the inner sanctum of Black Barbershops and Beauty Salons! You’ll laugh, ponder, sing along and bounce your head. In the 5 Artists 1 Love style explore how over the ages these sacred spaces become an important hub in the community for …most everything! Details
When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Allard Hall: MacEwan University
How much: $45 to $75
14. For the Yoga Enthusiast
Wub Gathering Tour Edmonton
Join for a one day conscious gathering focused on transformation, wellness, meditation, yoga, live music, drumming, connections, breath-work, personal growth and more!
Saturday, February 9, 2019 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM @ Studio 96, 10909 96 Street, Edmonton
The focus of this event is to promote wellness, mental health, and social inclusion through a fun, non-intimidating, and unconventional yoga class. There will be glow-sticks, body paint, wellness vendors, and a live DJ spinning the beats!
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | Doors Open at 6PM. @ MacEwan University Sport and Wellness, Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness, 105 Avenue Northwest
Couples yoga will allow you to experience familiar poses in new ways. Mind-Body-Breath connection with your partner is the focus of couples yoga, intended to connect you and your partner on a deeper level.
Feb 14, 2019 @ Aurora Yoga and Spa, 200 – 11209 Jasper Avenue
1. Sweetheart Snowshoe
Enjoy a guided snowshoe walk with your sweetheart through the natural beauty of Edmonton’s scenic River Valley! The tour will be followed by hot chocolate and bannock making. Snowshoes are provided, please dress for the weather. Each person must register (Course: 642895/ 642896). Details
February 8 & 14, 2019 | 06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Alfred H Savage Centre, Whitemud Park in the River Valley, Edmonton
2. Snowshoe & Stargaze
Trek over snow and gaze into a star-filled sky. Following a short guided hike on snowshoes you’ll enjoy snacks around a fire and learn about the night sky above. Details
February 9, 16 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Astotin Lake, Elk Island National Park
$29.80 per person
16. Sweetheart Roller Disco
Why not try something outside the box this year for Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re looking for a creative date, or you’re single and looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday nigh,we’ve got just the event for you. Details
When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Edmonton Sportsdome, 10104 32 Ave NW, Edmonton
How much: $20.00
17. Cinderella’s Ball
Enjoy an evening of romance this Valentine’s Day! Featuring the incredible 9-piece band: The Million Dollar Dreamers Live on Stage!
When: February 14th | 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: Halley’s Club 8882 170 Street Northwest
How much: $80.00
18. Winefest Edmonton
When: Friday, February 15 to Saturday, February 16, 2019
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre – 9797 Jasper Avenue NW, Edmonton
How much: $82-$92
19. Poundmakers Annual Sweetheart Round Dance
Traditional Indigenous Round Dance. Details
When: Saturday February 16th.| 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Poundmakers Lodge Treatment Centre.
25108 Poundmakers Road, Sturgeon County
How much: Free
Valentine’s Day at Get Cooking:
Join Kathryn and Elyse for this special edition of our ever popular Friday date night class, and enjoy a seasonal and romantic Valentine’s menu including four courses that you can enjoy with us, then recreate for a date night at home. Details
When: February 14, 2019 | Dinner at 07:30 PM
Where: Get Cooking Edmonton
How much: $139 per person plus GST
Healthy Valentine’s Desserts
Grab your sweetheart and embrace some healthy indulgences themed to celebrate love! Join Heather for an evening full of delicious, nutritious desserts and learn new ways to treat your Valentine. Details
When: February 14, 2019 |6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Roots On Whyte (Community Building), 8135 102 Street Northwest
How much: $10
21.Valentine’s Day Dinner
Join at Hotel Selkirk for a relaxed five – course delicious dinner with live background music. A perfect treat to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
When: February 14, 2019 | 5:30 PM to 08:30 PM seatings.
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
How much: 140.00 + GST – per couple
22. Valentine’s Day Resort Night
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a getaway with your special someone or your singles crew. Join us at World Waterpark for our adult only resort night. Details
When: Thursday February 14 | 6:30PM
Where: World Waterpark, Edmonton
How much: $30
23. The Princess Bride
A Valentine’s Day movie party featuring The Princess Bride? As you wish! Join Metro Cinema for an inconceivable Valentine’s Day special screening of this timeless classic. Get ready for a rowdy evening as we cheer for True Love, hope for those who are mostly dead, and much more with Buttercup, Westley, and the rest. Details
When: Thursday February 14 | 7:00PM
Where: Metro Cinema, Edmonton
How much: $8 – $13
24. Make Something!
Print Your Heart Out: After Dark: SNAP invites members and guests to enjoy the Printshop for the first ever Print Your Heart Out: After Dark. Adults ages 18+ will enjoy an evening of Valentine’s themed letterpress printing, delicious drinks, sweet and savoury snacks and the loving company of print enthusiasts of all kinds. Details
When & Where: Saturday, Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 06:00 PM & 08:00 PM @ SNAP Printshop, 12056 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton
There are lots of options for creative workshops in Edmonton from pottery to stain glass painting. Join for class of your liking and create something!
Dinner at Romantic Restaurants
OpenTable, has announced 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2019 according to OpenTable diners.
Edmonton area restaurants in the list (click on the restaurant name to reserve a table) —
- The Butternut Tree – Edmonton, AB
- Cibo Bistro – Edmonton, AB
- Hardware Grill – Edmonton, AB
- Harvest Room – Fairmont Hotel Macdonald – Edmonton, AB
- La Ronde – Chateau Lacombe – Edmonton, AB
- Riverbank Bistro – St. Albert, AB
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Edmonton, AB
- Sabor Restaurant – Edmonton, AB
- Solstice Seasonal Cuisine – Edmonton, AB
- Tzin Wine & Tapas – Edmonton, AB
- Violino Gastronomia Italiana – Edmonton, AB
25. What to Do for Free/Cheap to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
- Enjoy International Festival of Winter Cinema — see a film on a giant screen made of snow! February 8,9, 15 – 17 2019 @ William Hawrelak Park
- Ice Rink Pop Up at Boonie Doon Centre — The rink will be open on Thursdays-Sundays until the ice melts in March. Enjoy hot chocolate and snacks sponsored by Tim Hortons.
- Go winter birding at St Albert’s Riel Wetlands – Big Lake and John E. Poole boardwalk.
- Snowshoe/Hike at River Valley.
- Go ice skating at the Victoria Park Oval and Freeze way. or the Rundle Park Iceway (Rundle Park, 113 Ave & 29 St) – a forested trail just under two kilometres, that features a shinny hockey pond, large skating surface and a smaller family rink located next to a picnic shelter and fire pits.
OR choose from one of the many evening activities in Edmonton.
OR enjoy some of the free outdoor winter activities in Edmonton.
26. More Ideas
- Visit Ice Castles.
- See Laser Shows in the Zeidler Dome.
- LOVE BEATS VALENTINE YEG on Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 9:45 PM @ Union Hall – Edmonton
- See a movie at Cineplex VIP — licensed lounge and dinner and drinks served right to your comfy seats. On Wednesdays, you can get two VIP movie tickets, one shareable appetizer, two main entrées and one shareable dessert for $69! On Feb 11, the movie Romeo + Juliet (Leonardo DiCaprio/Director: Baz Luhrmann) will be screened. @ Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP, 6151 Currents Drive NW, Edmonton & Cineplex Cinemas North Edmonton and VIP, 14231-137th Avenue, Edmonton.
- RECKLESS HEARTS BURLESQUE — Join the cast of Sinners Burlesque in the good, the bad and all things love. @ Rec Room, WEM