Whether you're happily boo-ed up or reveling in your singleness, there are plenty of Valentine's Day events for whatever your relationship status may be. Here's a roundup of the some of best Galentine's and Valentine's events around the city.
For the Foodies:
Valentine's Dinner at The Meteor: The Meteor will be serving up much more than cappuccinos on Valentine's Day thanks to special collaboration by Vito & Vera and Victory & Co. The night's menu will feature delicious and healthy plant-based (and some not so plant-based) options. We have our eye on that lemon brûlée on a bed of house-made almond butter. RSVPs are required and you can do so online here. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Valentine's Dinner at Table 28: Roses are red. Violets are blue. We'll take one of everything from Table 28's three-course menu. Okay, that was a stretch. But Table 28's Valentine's Dinner is jam-packed with delicious options that are sure to woo your Valentine. The dinner is $80 per person and seating is limited. Make your reservation by calling (501) 224-2828.
Be My Valentine Dinner at Allsopp & Chapple: Celebrate the occasion with a four-course meal at one of downtown's newest hotspots. Take your pick of tasty dishes like diver sea scallops with truffle parmesan vinaigrette and pan-seared Alaskan halibut with parsley sauce. The dinner is $75 per person with an optional $35 wine pairing. Don't forget about Allsopp's complimentary valet parking. To make your reservation, call (501) 902-4911.
Valentine's Day at Paninis & Company: Paninis & Co. is making it real easy to be your own Valentine this year. Show yourself some love with $5 regular smoothies and juices all day long. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
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Heart & Soul Valentines Dinner and Show at South on Main: Give your sweetheart a Valentine's to remember with a special dinner and a concert. South on Main's Chef Matthew Bell will serve up a four-course meal as you're serenaded by local blues musician Trey Johnson. The dinner ($55) includes a ticket to the concert. Call South on Main to make your reservation at (501) 244-9660. Click here for more info.
Love @ First Night Valentines Brunch Event: Brunch your little heart out during At the Corner's Valentine's night brunch with bae — bacon and eggs, obviously. From chicken and chocolate waffles to lobster and grits, At the Corner is pulling out all the stops for this special night brunch menu. No reservations required.
Valentine's Dinner at Petit & Keet: Petit & Keet is serving up Valentine's Day dinner in style with a four-course meal with dishes like roasted eggplant bruschetta, pan-roasted New Zealand lamb and red velvet cake. The dinner is $85 per person and there's an optional wine pairing for $25 per person. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Loblolly's Valentine Dessert Smörgåsbord: Show your sweet tooth some love with plenty of chocolate and sugar courtesy of Loblolly. Their dessert smörgåsbord includes four scoops of Loblolly's special Valentine's ice cream, two house-made s'mores with Markham & Fitz Chocolate, two house-made buttercream macarons, two champagne sodas, a to-go bag of heart-shaped marshmallows and a limited-edition Loblolly Valentine. The spread is $30 and if you pre-order, you'll receive $5 off. Head to the Facebook event page for more info.
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Cathead's Diner Valentine's Day Dinner: Set the mood with a candlelit dinner and a menu reminiscent of the offerings found at Ferneau Restaurant (R.I.P.). The romantic meal includes a shareable menu of soup and salad, surf and turf for two, dessert and champagne for $100 per couple. Don't forget to take advantage of the complimentary valet parking. To make your reservation, call (501) 801-0843. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Love for Flyway Beer Dinner: Why wait until the big day to party? Make plans to attend the Love for Flyway Beer Dinner on Feb. 12 to help the restaurant celebrate being the first to tap Flyway in the state, and to celebrate your love with a four-course meal while you're at it. Spoiler alert: Expect lots of craft beer and maybe some lamb vindaloo. Click here for the full menu. For reservations, call (501) 244-9660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beer My Valentine at Stone's Throw Brewing: Speaking of beer and the day of love, might we suggest Stone's Throw Brewing for V-Day drinks? The local brewery will be serving up brew-cocktails. Specialty drinks include a special milk stout brewed with Izard Chocolate cacao nibs, a berry stout made with Pink House Alchemy strawberry syrup and a Plum Crazy Pear cider with ginger syrup. And boozy drinks aren't all that's happening — Stone's Throw will also be performing weddings for those with a valid Arkansas marriage certificate from 4-6:30 p.m. (Yes, really.) For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
ValenWines Soul Fest at The Rev Room: Games, raffles, gifts, wine... count us in. The Rev Room is hosting an evening of fun to celebrate all things Valentine's Day and soul. ValenWines will feature performances by Victoria Vibez, Damen Tolbert, Faron Rashelle and Brae Leni & The Blackout. P.S. Ladies will receive a complimentary chocolate-covered strawberry. Attendees must be 21 and older. Tickets are $15 per couple and $10 for individuals. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Love the Wine You're With at By The Glass: Singles and non-singles alike are welcomed with open arms to By The Glass' Valentine's celebration. Stop by The Heights hotspot for love ballads, candlelight and delicious wine. Oh, and did we mention you'll receive complimentary truffles with bottle purchases? Live music will begin around 7:30 p.m. No reservations necessary. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Sauce(d) Valentine's Day: Get sauced this Valentine's Day with the restaurant's pre-fixe menu filled with tantalizing options like the 6 oz. seared tenderloin rubbed in dark cocoa and sweet chiles and the warm brown butter cake glazed with fig and topped with hazelnut streusel. Yum. The dinner is $110 per couple and $160 per couple with wine pairings. Head to the Facebook event page for more info.
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Valentines Day Party at Flying Saucer: It's shaping up to be quite a good time at Flying Saucer's V-Day bonanza. Specials include half off wine bottles, a spaghetti dinner, a special tapping of Lost Forty's Double Love Honey Bock and a chocolate-covered strawberry and beer pairing flight. The fun starts at 11 a.m. and lasts all day long. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
An Evening of Decadence - Valentine's Day at Cache: Treat yourself and your boo to a night of elegance at Cache. The pre-fixe dinner includes creative dishes and romantic surroundings — all the trappings of an unforgettable night. The dinner is $150 per couple (not including tax and gratuity). Call (501) 850-0265 to make your reservation. To see the full menu, click here.
For the Four-Legged Friends:
Stupid Cupid Pawty at Bark Bar: Who needs a Valentine when you have a pup to cuddle with? Bark Bar is celebrating man's best friend with its Stupid Cupid Pawty, complete with drink specials all night and a festive selfie station. Be sure to fill out your pup's records online before pawtying. Head to the Facebook event page for more info.
For the Last-Minute Shopper:
Bang-Up Betty Pop-Up at Electric Ghost with Sweet Lavender: So you haven't found the perfect gift for your significant other. No worries. Bang-Up Betty and Electric Ghost are teaming up on Valentine's Day so you can find that perfect something. Enjoy refreshments from Sweet Lavender as you browse custom jewelry, enamel pins, printed T-shirts, totes, succulents, Valentine's cards and more. Bang-Up Betty will also offer on-site stamping to personalize any jewelry you purchase. The fun is happening from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Head to the Facebook event page for more info.
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For the Artistically Inclined:
Valentine's Day Pottery Making Workshop: Looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? We know just the thing. The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is hosting a pottery workshop for lovers. Couples are invited to create a simple pair of cups to fire up in the kiln. Drinks, snacks and chocolatey desserts will be available as you find your inner potter. Is that you, Patrick Swayze? The event is $50 per couple. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Ballet Arkansas' Fire & Rain Performance: What better way to celebrate the holiday of love than with Ballet Arkansas' modern take on the famous Romeo and Juliet balcony scene and the fiery Don Quixote suite? Grab your tickets for the Valentine's Day performance at 7 p.m. here.
For the Music-Minded:
South on Main's Love in Harmony Concert Series: South on Main is pulling out all the stops for this lovey-dovey concert series featuring musical couples. Performances include:
- The Creek Rocks on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. Cover is $12.
- Kami Renee & Gavin Le'nard (of Dazz & Brie) on Friday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. Cover is $10.
- The Going Jessies on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9 p.m. Cover is $10.
For the Yogis:
Valentine's Day Yin Yoga at SparkFit: De-stress with a bit of down dog courtesy of SparkFit. Whether you're flying solo on V-Day or want a unique date night option, this class will guide you through a yin yoga practice that'll help you reset and relax. No yoga experience or mats needed. Come as you are and prepare to find your zen. The class is $30 per couple or $15 per individual. For more info, head to the Facebook event page.
Galentine's Dance Party with Bijoux: Grab your best girls and join South on Main for a Galentine's Dance Party with Bijoux, a sultry soul singer known for her engaging and entertaining concerts. The show kicks off at 10 p.m. with late night happy hour specials for the ladies. Purchase advance tickets for $10 or pay $15 at the door. The dance party will take place on Friday, Feb. 15. Head to the Facebook event page for more info.
Petit & Keet Galentine's Day Dinner: Gather your girlfriends and treat yourself to a special pre-fixe menu at Petit & Keet. The night includes a delicious three-course meal, wine flights and a special parting gift for gals and their pals. The evening kicks off at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Call (501) 319-7675 to reserve your spot. Visit the Facebook event page for more info.
Galentine's Day Tea Party at Abbi's Teas & Things: It's high time for tea time, wouldn't you say? Practice some self-love with your best friends during Abbi's Teas & Things' Galentine's Tea Party on Feb. 13. The spread includes finger sandwiches, a pot of tea and desserts. Tickets are $15 per person and reservations must be made by Sunday, Feb. 10. Visit the Facebook event page for more info.
Galentine's Day at Bark Bar: Leslie Knope would surely approve. Bark Bar is offering a slew of specials for the ladies including $4 wine and 50 percent off bottles, $3 vodka La Croix cocktails and $12 champagne buckets. If you plan on bringing your furry friend, remember to submit their shot records before you go. For more info, visit the Facebook event page.
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