Published on February 11, 2022 | Last Updated on February 11, 2022
Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and romance. It is a time when people get to show that important someone in their life how much they care. Here are some Valentine’s Day Party Ideas which will make your loved one’s day unforgettable.
There are so many Fun Activities to do on Valentine’s Day, here are a few of our favorites.
Lounging in bed together and enjoying a leisurely romantic breakfast in bed is the best way to start off your Valentine’s Day. Make sure you include some of their favorite treats. If you are really feeling adventurous why not treat them to a special coffee or even a glass or two of champagne!
If you are the outdoorsy types, why not try something different. Celebrate your life together with a nature hike. Being able to switch off your phones and escape from social media, will make your day truly memorable and allow you to focus on what is really important, your relationship.
Buying a gift from a store is great, but why not make it even more personal by making your own present or card or writing your partner a love letter. You could even compete over who can make the best present. Your partner will appreciate the effort you have put in, as who doesn’t enjoy being told how much they mean to someone.
If you want to really escape from everything and everyone, then a great idea is to arrange a cabin getaway. Whether you prefer a wilderness cabin or to be somewhere closer to civilization, what really matters is that you have the peace and quiet you need to fully enjoy your time together.
If you don’t feel brave enough to venture outside for a picnic in February, don’t worry just bring the outside in, with an indoor picnic. Spread out your picnic rug in the front room and indulge in all your favorite Valentine food. An added bonus is that both of you will be able to drink, without one of you worrying about driving home!
There is nothing more romantic than stargazing at night, so why don’t you go camping and sleep under the stars or if camping is not your thing then you can always drive somewhere quiet, lay down and relax under the beautiful night’s sky.
For the cultured among us, a museum date would be perfect for Valentine’s Day. You never know, the museum experience might reveal hidden aspects to your partner’s character. Be prepared for long intellectual discussions which for some people is the perfect expression of intimacy.
We all lead business lives, sometimes we just need that little bit of luxury. So, why not book a few days at a fancy hotel for you and your partner? Let someone else take care of you for a change. Order room service, sleep in late and maybe get a massage. Enjoy being pampered; relax and unwind. It will do both of you the world of good.
For a fun Valentine’s Day activity, why not relive your childhood with a date at an arcade. Spend the evening competing against each other. See who is the fastest as you challenge your partner to a game of street racing or try to beat them at Pac-man. Maybe you will even win your partner a Valentine’s Day prize as a memento of the date.
Yoga frees the mind from the minor unimportant worries we all have and allows us to concentrate on what truly matters to us. If your partner is not into yoga then don’t worry, working on yourself is equally as important for a healthy and successful relationship.
Watching a movie together is the classic romantic date. If romantic movies are not your thing, then watch a horror movie, if your partner gets frightened easily, then it is a surefire way of getting close to them.
For all the meat lovers out there, this Flank Steak recipe will certainly tantalize your taste buds. Easy to prepare, this great dish will leave you plenty of time to enjoy each other’s company. Full of flavor, this steak is perfect for any Valentine’s Day meal, and if you want to enjoy a romantic picnic, then it is easy to do outside on a grill or broiler.
Lobster Mac & Cheese is a perfect union of luxury and comfort food. Lobsters are known for their aphrodisiac properties, so no food type is more appropriate for a Valentine’s Day romantic meal. An added bonus is that this delicious meal is easy and quick to cook.
They say that Italians are experts when it comes to love and seduction, this together with their knowledge of food, makes this Potato Gnocchi with Pork Ragù, the ideal meal for Valentine’s Day. Although you will need to set aside a little more preparation and cooking time, the final results means that it is a dish well worth the extra effort.
Considering the reputation that lobster has, it is not surprising that it appears again in this list. This time as the filling for ravioli, covered by a delicious tomato cream sauce. Imagine the admiring looks when you serve your homemade ravioli. Serving this Lobster Ravioli with Tomato Cream Sauce will definitely make them feel special.
This delicious Salmon in Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce dish is quick and easy to make. It is perfect for a busy program of Valentine’s Day activities. Served with a tangy sun dried tomato sauce, this is a dish that can’t fail to hit all the right notes. It is also healthy, which is a bonus if you have plans to overindulge in chocolates.
Shrimp, like many other types of seafood, is often seen as an aphrodisiac and so is a great choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. With a tangy homemade cilantro pistachio pesto, this luxurious Cilantro Pistachio Pesto Shrimp Pasta dish is worthy of any fancy restaurant. So, go-ahead, impress your partner with your culinary skills and wait for the compliments to flow.
Our final suggestion for a main course for the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner, is of course, Chicken Cordon Bleu with Creamy Dijon Sauce. The use of a skillet instead of the oven reduces the cooking time and is perfect for those on a busy schedule, but who still want to make the dinner special.
This luxurious and versatile dark Chocolate Strawberry Jelly Roll cake is the perfect choice to round off a romantic meal or as part of a special English-style Valentine’s Day afternoon tea. It may seem daunting at first glance but this recipe simplifies the whole process of making a layered cake. The only problem with this dish is that it is just too good.
No list of Valentine’s day food suggestions would be complete without the classic of Chocolate-Covered Strawberries, and perfect for showing your loved one how much you care. With only 15 minutes preparation and cooking time, you can pop them in the oven after dinner and then sit down and enjoy your romantic evening.
This clever suggestion gives a special twist to the classic gift of a box of chocolates. Bake the cupcakes in mini casings, cover with chocolate and decorate with frosting or drizzle with white or dark chocolate to imitate chocolates. You will definitely impress your partner with your ingenuity. Present your Mini Cupcakes in a red heart-shaped box for extra brownie points.
We recommend these fun Sparkle Sweetheart Cookies as they require minimal effort to prepare, look great and taste amazing. The sprinkles added before baking gives the cookies a festive look. The ready made heart-shaped chocolate in the middle of the cookie adds the romantic touch and you can even experiment with chocolates with different centers.
Valentine’s is not only a time to show your partner how much you love them but also a day to express your love for your family. Once you have prepared the chocolate balls, get the kids to help you decorate the pops. Then enjoy these Chocolate Cake Pops as a family, for a very special Valentine’s Day treat.
Valentine’s Day is a special time and although we have given you recommendations on how to get the most out of the day. Just remember that expressing your feelings for your partner should not be limited to one day. Try surprising your partner with these activities and special meals at other times of the year, that will really show them how much you care.