Love is in the Air: A Guide to Valentine’s Day in Little Rock

No matter your love language, you can make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with our curated list of holiday confections, local events and special menus.

On the go? Stop and shop at one of the Valentine’s Day market pop-ups, or grab a friend and balance out those sugary sweets at a themed workout class. Looking for dinner date ideas? We’ve got you covered with different brunch, galentine and white-glove options. Honestly just looking to treat yourself? We’ve got something for you, too.

And don’t forget to shop our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for your beau, babe or bestie!

 

EATS

Galentine’s & Valentine’s Day at Petit & Keet: Grab your best girlfriends and head to Petit & Keet for its sixth annual Galentine’s Day Dinner on Feb. 12 and 13. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu, rosé flights and specialty cocktails. Then, grab your boo for a lovely night out at Valentine’s Day dinner on Feb. 14. To make a reservation, call 501.319.7675 or email reservations@petitandkeet.com.

Valentine’s Day Specials at Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: The wonderful kitchen team at Raduno will be cooking up some hearty specials and valentine-themed drinks for the day of love. There will be two seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. To make a reservation, visit radunolr.com.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Allsopp & Chapple: A special three-course dinner will be served at Allsopp & Chapple on Feb. 14. The Valentine’s Day menu includes deviled eggs with fried oysters, spring salad with mixed greens and strawberries or crawfish bisque, a beer braised beef short rib with asparagus and mushrooms or lobster tail with lump crab and lemon cream and an Oregon strawberry hot fudge sundae or cannoli with chocolate and ricotta filling. Limited seating is available. To make a reservation, call 501.902.4911 or visit allsoppandchapple.com.

Valentine’s Day-After Dinner by The Croissanterie: Try out a new day-after V-Day menu on Feb. 15. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a four-course menu with all of the decadent fixings and wine or mocktail pairings. The dinner is already sold out, but you can check back on their website for openings and other upcoming events.

Valentine’s Day at Cypress Social: Make your Valentine’s dinner one to remember by celebrating at Cypress Social on Feb. 14 from 4-10 p.m. A prix-fixe four-course menu will be served with plates of savory choux au craquelin, smoked quail legs or lobster toast, a strawberry orange salad or she-crab soup, Norwegian halibut, elk chop, scallops, surf and turf and either a red velvet cake or blueberry lemon cheesecake to finish off the night. To make a reservation, call 501.916.2670 or email reservations@cypresssocial.com.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Cache: Cache is offering a Valentine’s Day dinner on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 5-10 p.m. Dinner will be served prix fixe style with your choice of four courses. To make your reservation, click here or call 501.313.9469.

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe at Boulevard Bread: Boulevard’s Valentine’s Day dinner is back and yummier than ever. The five-course meal will include crab cakes, lobster bisque, endive salad with pear, petit filet with garlic butter prawns and chocolate hazelnut torte with strawberry coulis. Find the full menu here. To make a reservation, call 501.663.5951.

Valentine’s Day at Sterling Market: Looking for a low-key but absolutely delicious V-Day dinner? Look no further than Sterling Market’s five-course meal with oysters, skillet cornbread, frisse salad with truffle vinaigrette, beef Wellington and black forrest cake. Click here or call 501.300.6938 to make a reservation.

Valentine’s Dinner at Delicious Temptations: Treat your loved one to a delectable five-course meal at Delicious Temptations. The course includes a salad and soup of your choice, followed by a palate cleanser (lemon sorbet), the main entree and dessert. For more details or to make a reservation, call 501.225.6893 or email delitemplr@gmail.com.

Flirty at Flora Jean’s: Get flirty and filled up on good food at Flora Jean’s special Valentine’s & Galentine’s nights. Grab your best girls for a Galentine’s night on Feb. 13 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Then, take yourself or your partner to Valentine’s night on Feb. 14 from 5-30-9:30 p.m. Online reservations open soon, so be sure to check back here.

Valentine’s Dinner at One Eleven: The Capital Hotel’s Executive Chef Brad Izzard is hosting a special Valentine’s Day a la carte dinner menu on Feb. 14. To make a reservation, visit opentable.com. Plus, you’ll find some love-filled seasonal cocktails on the brunch menu this month.

 

TREATS

Holiday Goodies at Community Bakery: Share the love this V-Day by giving them something they’ll savor, like a sweet treat from Community Bakery. The adorable holiday cutout sugar cookies will please any sweet tooth in your life. Shop other delicious cookies, strawberries, cakes and pastries here or call 501.375.6418 to place an order.

Valentine’s Day Specials at Blue Cake: Made with love (and by hand), Blue Cake’s confections are the perfect way to win over your valentine. There are plenty of yummy options to choose from between holiday sugar cookies, signature cakes, petit fours and chocolate-covered strawberries. Place an online order for the Cantrell location here and the Bowman location here.

February Flavors at Loblolly Creamery: If you haven’t found “the one,” Loblolly has you covered with new flavors for the month of love. Be sure to follow along on Instagram and Facebook for the new ice cream and macaron flavor announcements. To place your order, click here.

Valentine’s Day Treats from Hurts Donut: Up your chocolate-covered strawberry game with chocolate-covered strawberry donuts. Or surprise your bae, boo, beau or bestie with a box of a dozen Valentine’s Day-decorated donuts. To place a preorder, call 501.916.9201.

Valentine’s Sweets from The Humble Crumb Bakery: This Sherwood-based bakery is serving up all of the Valentine’s Day fixings. From Feb. 7-14, place a pre-order for red velvet cakes, valentine eclairs, cake pops, chocolate-covered strawberries and other sweet treats. For more information or to place an order, click here.

Galentines & Valentine’s Cocktail Classes at Rocktown Distillery: Mix up some fun February drinks at Rocktown Distillery’s February cocktail classes. A special galentine and valentine class will be hosted with local chocolate maker Kelly Wassell. Classes are filling fast, so click here to secure your spot.

Valentine’s Day Treat Boxes from Krimsyn’s Treats & Cookies: Treat your Valentine to a delectable box of a variety of sweets from Krimsyn’s Treats & Cookies. There are three different box options with heart-shaped brownies, chocolate chip cookies and candy cookies. Each box can be ordered by sending a message to the Facebook page.

 

ACTIVITIES

February Wellness Program with Flora Jean’s & Sixth House Studio: For the entire month of love, Flora Jean’s is hosting a wellness program in conjunction with its sister wellness studio Sixth House Studio. Receive a stamp for every wellness latte ordered at Flora Jean’s. After 10 stamps, you’ll be treated to a free wellness latte. For every yoga class or workshop taken at Sixth House, receive 10% off your meal at Flora Jean’s. For more information, click here.

Valentine’s Day Book Bouquets at Paper Hearts Bookstore: We all know what a book lover wants for Valentine’s Day. Flowers are great, but books are even better. Paper Hearts Bookstore is combining the two into book bouquets that will have your lover swooning. To request a bouquet, click here.

Valentine’s Dance at Plaza Frida: Have some fun on Valentine’s Day by heading to Plaza Frida for their free Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 10. There will be dancing, music, food, flowers and more for friends, family or lovers. For more information, click here.

Galentine’s at Pout: Get out with the gals for an evening of treats and champagne at Pout. Enjoy giveaways, 20% off a purchase of $250, a piercing bar and more. Pop in on Feb. 8 from 5-7 p.m. Click here for more information.

Blind Date with A Book at WordsWorth Books: Another one for the book lover in your life. WordsWorth Books is bringing back its beloved Blind Date with a Book this month. Let WordsWorth set you up with a handpicked surprise book that will be all wrapped up so you can’t judge its cover.

Galentine’s Party at SteamRoller Blues: Party with your best girls on Feb. 10 at SteamRoller Blues in The Heights. As you shop all of the new goodies in store, get a piercing from H.Jane Jewels while in your best pajamas. For more information, click here.

Valentine’s Day Date Night at Lush: Lush Cosmetics at The Promenade at Chenal is hosting a Valentine’s Day date night on Feb. 10 from 3-5 p.m. There will be a love letter bath bomb press, a massage bar, drinks, snacks and more. Click here for more information.

Galentine’s Pop-Up at Fringe Clothing: On Thursday, Feb. 8 from 4-7 p.m., Fring Clothing is hosting a galentine pop-up event with Lala Links permanent jewelry and Brim + Band custom hats. They will have their famous margarita bar and a photo booth, so save the date and tell your gals. For more information, click here.

Valentine Art Pop-Up at El Sur Street Food Co: It doesn’t get better than Honduran and Latin American-inspired food and art. On Feb. 8, El Sur is hosting an art pop-up for the holiday featuring Slugknives and Brendullfly Art from 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be an array of cards, prints, stickers and original pieces to gift to your bestie or yourself. Click here for more information.

Valentine’s Day Pop-Up at Nexus Coffee & Creative: Get out and about on Valentine’s Day and treat yourself to flowers, a photo booth memory and something sweet at Nexus. Emmylou’s Flower Bar and Happy Aura will be set up for a lovely day from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the downtown shop. For more information, click here.

“Romeo and Juliet” presented by National Theatre at CALS Ron Robinson Theater: A special presentation of the iconic “Romeo and Juliet” love story will take place at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater on Valentine’s Day at 7 p.m. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a box of chocolates from the delicious Kilwins. For more information, click here.

 

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