No matter your love language, make 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 burn off 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.

 

 

EATS

Galentine’s & Valentine’s Day at Petit & Keet: Grab your best girlfriends and head to Petit & Keet for its fifth annual Galentine’s Day Dinner on Feb. 11 and 13. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu, rose flights and specialty cocktails for $49 a person. Then, grab your boo for a lovely night out at Valentine’s Day dinner on Feb. 14. Seats are $115 per person and wine pairings are $30. Scope out both prix-fixe menus here. To make a reservation, call 501.319.7675.

Rosie’s and The Empress present Feel the Love: A Galentine’s Champagne Brunch: Another one for the girls. Sip some bubbly, eat delicious brunch bites and celebrate friendship at the charming Empress Bed and Breakfast on Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. To make a reservation, call 501.747.1456.

Valentine’s Day Specials at Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: The wonderful kitchen team at Raduno has cooked up some hearty specials for the day of love. Enjoy an arugula and butternut squash salad with pomegranate arils, seared scallops with herb butter, seared sea scallops with mushroom risotto and white chocolate pistachio cannoli for dessert. Plus, place an order for a V-Day charcuterie takeout board. 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 tuna ceviche bite, asparagus brie soup or fresh strawberry salad, coffee cured filet or lobster tail with crab and a Valentine’s Day jar with chocolate mousse or ricotta cheesecake. Limited seating is available at $99 per person. 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 for $150 per couple. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy charcuterie followed by a four-course menu with all of the decadent fixings. 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 4-9:30 p.m. A prix-fixe four-course menu will be served for $90 per person with plates of duck rillette, fried oyster, sope and braised pork belly, lobster chowder, beef filet and lemon chiffon cake or black forest dark chocolate mousse to finish off the night. To make a reservation, call 501.916.2670.

Valentine’s Day Private Six-Course Dinner at Kemuri: Looking for a low-key but absolutely delicious V-Day dinner? Look no further than the private dinner at Kemuri on Feb. 11 and 14. For $275 per couple, you’ll eat your hearts out with the six-course menu paired with wine and sake. To make a reservation, call 501.660.4100. Click here for more details.

Valentine’s Day Brunch & Dinner at Cache: Cache is offering a Valentine’s Day brunch on Sunday, Feb. 12, and a Valentine’s Day dinner on Saturday, Feb. 11 and Tuesday, Feb. 14. Brunch will include cinnamon rolls, omelets, chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, french toast and more. Dinner will be served prix fixe style with your choice of three courses for $125 a person or $165 with wine pairings. To make your reservation, call 501.313.9469.

Valentine’s Dinner at One Eleven: Treat your loved one to a delectable four-course meal at the Capital Hotel for $125 per person. Courses include oxtail hummus, herb salad, shrimp and mussels, Greek style lamb meatballs, beef wellington, cauliflower steak, raspberry red velvet cake and apricot earl grey chocolate cake (yum!). To make a reservation, visit opentable.com.

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe at Boulevard Bread: Boulevard’s Valentine’s Day dinner is back and yummier than ever. For $110 per person, the six-course meal will include beef braciole, mussels with spicy Italian sausage, fried yukon potatoes, chocolate creme puff and more. There will be two seatings on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Find the full menu here. To make a reservation, call 501.663.5951.

Valentine's Day Dinner & Wine Pairing at Rusty Tractor Vineyards: If you’re hoping to enjoy a good drink with your dinner, reserve a romantic night out at the Sunset Lodge at Rusty Tractor Vineyards. The Valentine’s Day dinner will be served by the chefs at Vibrant Occasions Catering with wine pairings by the vineyard's on-site pros on Feb. 11. Tickets are $95 per person or $120 with wine. To make a reservation, click here. For more information, click here.

 

 

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. Try the slow-churned vanilla ice cream with house-made maraschino cherries, house-made peanut butter candy ice cream with a peanut butter fudge swirl, dairy-free chocolate nutella and strawberry ice cream or the white chocolate ice cream with a rosy strawberry swirl. To place your order, click here.

Valentine’s Day Balloon Bundles from Just Peachy: Build a beautiful bouquet of Cupid-approved Valentine’s Day balloons from Just Peachy. Available for pickup or delivery, Just Peachy offers professional balloon installations for events and special holidays. These are the perfect addition to any valentine or galentine dinner. To build your own bundle, 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 501.317.9305.

Valentine’s Day Pastries from The Pizzeria: You can’t go wrong with pastries from The Pizzeria. Choose from a charcuterie for two, decorated conversation heart cookies, buttercream iced brownies, heart-shaped macarons, a smash-able chocolate heart, chocolate-covered strawberries or a heart-shaped king cake. Visit pizzeriapastries.com to place a pre-order.

 

 

ACTIVITIES

"Dancing & Romancing" with Joan Hess and Kirby Ward presented by The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra: Put a song in your heart during this entertaining evening at the Robinson Center. Broadway veterans Joan Hess and Kirby Ward are combining Broadway and Hollywood for a romantic night of song and dance on Feb. 11 and 12. To purchase tickets, click here.

Galentine’s at Pout: Get out with the gals for an evening of treats and champagne at Pout. Enjoy swag bags, 15% off any facial and 15% off storewide. Pop in on Feb. 10 from 5:30-7 p.m. 

Lucky at Love Market: This is a new Valentine’s Day pop-up created by Crying Weasel Vintage and Legion of Cuties. The market will be held at Boulevard Bread Co. on Feb. 11 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Peruse handmade goods and vintage and retro clothing as you enjoy the cocktail bar and tarot readings. For more information, click here.

Forever Thrifted Valentine’s Market: Little Rock’s favorite vintage market is hosting a Valentine’s Market on Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 711 Main Street. Entrance is free for all so bring your friends and lovers. With more than 30 vendors, there will be artists, music, food trucks and a lovely time to mingle with the community. For more information, click here.

Valentine’s Pop-Up Shop at Barefoot Studio: Celebrate connection by building strength, flexibility and communication with those you love most at Barefoot’s partner yoga and stretch class on Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. Don’t forget to stop in before class from 12-3 p.m. to shop local vendors and get a tarot card reading. For pop-up shop information, click here. For partner yoga and stretch class information, click here.

 

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