Best Valentine’s Day Ever Guide!

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Tampa Valentine's Day V-Day St Pete Clearwater

Our annual guide to Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay, Clearwater & St. Pete!

Welcome to our official guide to the best Valentine’s Day restaurants and events in Tampa Bay!  Want ideas for a special romantic night at home with your sweetie? Gotcha covered! Want some fun activities you can do as a couple that’ll get your pulse pounding or ideas for new things to try? We’ve got that too! Between the major cities that make up the Tampa Bay area, there’s something for every couple to enjoy in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Pete and beyond, from exciting events to dinner deals.

Below you’ll find ideas for Valentine’s Day divided into these categories:

  • Top Picks: Valentine’s Day Events and Dinners in Tampa Bay
  • Things to do Valentine’s Day Weekend
  • Valentine’s Day Dinners
  • Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Packages


NOTE: this Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay list contains all the events that occurred for 2022 – as Valentine’s Day 2023 approaches and Valentine’s events in Clearwater Tampa and St. Pete begin to come online, we’ll update and expand this list regularly – and during February as often as a few times each week until February 14, 2023, so be sure to check back often. Submit your event here.

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Other Things to Do in February

Valentine’s Day is great – but if you’re looking for other great things to do in Clearwater, Tampa and St. Pete, our constantly updated list of local events and things to do is a super resource for you to find fun activities and things to do!

Top Picks: Valentine’s Day Events and Dinners in Tampa Bay

Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar’s Valentine’s Tasting Menu

Make reservations at this restaurant at Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel to enjoy a special tasting menu for Valentine’s Day. The menu includes fun offerings like an Aphrodisiac Sampler (Cold Water Oyster, Honey Mussel and Jumbo Lump Crab Salad), Lobster Pot Pie, Local Florida Snapper, and Grass Fed Beef Ribeye. This special is available February 11 – 14 for $100 per person. Wine pairings are available for an additional $45 per person. Reserve online.


The DonCeSar Valentine’s Day Sunset Dinner Cabana Experience

Looking for an over-the-top Valentine’s Day celebration to wow your date? This 3-hour experience includes a cabana rental from 5-8pm, live musician, candles and rose petals, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, a four-course dinner from Maritana, your own dedicated server and a special Don CeSar souvenir. The package is $600 and is inclusive of gratuity and complimentary valet parking.

Image credit: The Don CeSar

Yacht StarShip Valentine’s Dinner Cruises

Treat your date to a 3-course dinner, open bar and dancing with live DJ entertainment aboard the Yacht StarShip. Dinner cruises depart February 11 – 14 in Tampa and Clearwater. Tickets begin at $69.95/person in Clearwater and $79.95/person in Tampa. Additional cruise options are available including lunch, brunch and even happy hour cruises.


Keel Farms’ Private Valentine’s Day Dinner in the Gazebo

Make the trek to this charming farm in Plant City for a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day Dinner. The experience includes a four-course meal including a charcuterie board for two, a fresh berry salad with strawberry Riesling vinaigrette and your choice of the following: chicken marsala with a house made sauce, 6 oz. filet with a black raspberry Merlot reduction, blackened shrimp risotto, or risotto with roasted vegetables. Dessert is chocolate mousse cake, along with a glass of Keel + Curley Wine. There will also be live music. This private dining experience is $350 per couple.

Things to do Valentine’s Day Weekend (February 11 – 14)

Love Birds Weekend at Fairgrounds St. Pete
February 10 – 13
Fairgrounds St. Pete
Partake in a special Love Birds themed scavenger hunt at this immersive art exhibit in St. Pete.
Included with regular admission

Adults-Only Science After Dark
Friday, February 11, 6-9pm
Special Adults-Only Science After Dark / Valentine’s Day-themed event. Enjoy light appetizers, beer and wine samplings, and the MOSI exhibits.

Paint for a Cause
Friday, February 11, 6:30-8:30pm
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Create a gorgeous painting together while enjoying amazing dolphin views at this outdoor event. Couples will create a combined painting on two canvases. Beer, wine and specialty dessert trays available for purchase.

Murder Mystery Circus
Friday, February 11, 8:30-11pm
81Bay Brewing Company
Murder mystery show featuring a cast of local professional actors, musicians, and circus performers.
$35 and up

Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail: Love’s Revenge 
February 11 – 12, 6:30-11pm
Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail – Plant City
This event is ONLY 2 nights and will feature 2 haunted trails, laser tag, escape game and axe throwing.
Tickets on sale soon

Breakfast with Love Birds
Saturday, February 12, 8-9:30am
Enjoy breakfast outdoors while you learn more about two of the world’s most fascinating avian species, rare shoebill storks and endangered African penguins. Plus, take part in creating a fun enrichment for the penguins, get your photo taken, and participate in an informative Q&A session with the team that cares for these incredible animals every day.
$110; $85 for members

3 First Dates Improv Comedy Show
Saturdays through February 26, 9pm
Spitfire Comedy House
Chicago-style improv comedy in downtown St Pete where 6 improvisers pair up for 3 first dates and it’s a train wreck of laughter! Don’t miss the best and worst dates ever, featuring a new cast every month. 3 First Dates is now in it’s 3rd year! Don’t miss one of Spitfire’s best original comedies.

Image credit: Spitfire Comedy House

Second Sunday Art Walk + Vendor Fair
Sunday, February 13, 11am-3pm
Armature Works
This monthly art walk + vendor fair features a rotating cast of artisans and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, wood-work, gifts plus so much more in the Gathering space at Armature Works.
FREE Admission

First Annual Galentine’s Day High Tea
Sunday, February 13, seatings at noon and 3pm
book + bottle
Dress to the nines and let B+B delight you and your best gal pals to a Galentine’s Day High Tea! Tickets are for a two-hour window and include tea, pastries, and finger sandwiches.

Related: Fun Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s in Tampa Bay (from our media partners at Tampa Bay Parenting)

Candlelight Orchestra Valentine’s Day Concert
Sunday, February 13, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm
The Don CeSar
With over a thousand flickering candles illuminating the performers, the Candlelight Orchestra concerts present a collection of romantic classical music over the course of 60 mesmerizing minutes.

Galentines – Build Your Own Bouquet
Monday, February 14, 6-8pm
Armature Works
Grab your Galentine and Join the Roaming Petal to build your own beautiful flower arrangement that will make the perfect centerpiece for your home. Be led step by step on how to create a beautiful flower arrangement while sipping on complimentary wine.
$60 per person

Valentine’s Day Dinners

Birch & Vine
February 10 – 14
Special four-course Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu. Call (727) 896-1080 to reserve.
$85 per person

February 11, 12 and 14, 5-10pm
New specially curated dishes available for dinner alongside the regular menu, plus a large selection of champagne. Usually closed on Mondays, the restaurant will be open on Valentine’s Day from 5-10pm.
A la carte

SHOR American Seafood Grill
February 11, 12 and 14
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Special three-course menu for two. Couples will start with an oyster and shrimp platter, and can select from pan seared halibut, a rack of lamb or a filet Oscar with lump crab for the main course. Dessert options include everything from a fresh slice of key lime pie, to home-made butter pecan cheesecake, a velvety slice of chocolate satin pie or chicory tiramisu. Holiday cocktails also available.
$89 per person

Timpano Hyde Park
February 11 – 14
Special Valentine’s Day weekend features. Reserve online.
A la carte

Bulla Gastrobar Tampa
February 11 – 14
Four-course prix fixe menu with a sparkling toast for two. Reserve online or call (813) 773-8626.
$120 per couple

K Club Bar & Bistro
February 11 – 14, 5-10pm
The Karol Hotel
Four-course, prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day. Reserve online call (727) 273-8760.
$69 per person; wine pairing available for additional fee

HEW Parlor & Chophouse
February 11, 12 and 14, 5-9:30pm
Fenway Hotel
Romantic five-course prix fixe menu. Normal menu also available. Reserve online or by calling (727) 683-5990.
$222 per couple

February 12 and 14
Special four-course tasting menu for Valentine’s Day. Vegetarian option available.
$95 per person; wine pairings additional $50 per person
$75 per person for vegetarian option

Culinary Map of Hyde Park Tampa + SoHo - Haven
Image credit: Haven

Keel Farms
Monday, February 14, 4-9pm
Elegant four course dinner, including a decadent dessert, a complimentary glass of your favorite Keel + Curley Wine, and live music. Reserve online via OpenTable.
$120 per couple

Bon Appétit Restaurant – Dunedin
Monday, February 14, 4-9pm
Traditional four-course meal with the accompaniment of piano music. Call (727) 733-2151 to reserve.
$99+ per person

Monday, February 14, 5pm
Four-course prix fixe menu including a glass of complimentary champagne. Call (813) 251-0022 to reserve.
$110 per person

Monday, February 14, 5-10pm
Special prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day. Reserve online or by calling (813) 693-5478.
$125 per person plus tax and gratuity

Related: Tampa’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Monday, February 14, seatings from 5:30-9:45pm
The Don CeSar
Romantic dinner with a three-course menu created by Chef Emily Ferrari. Reserve online.
$125 per person (inclusive of tax + gratuity)

Society Table
Monday, February 14, seatings from 5-9:45pm
The Don CeSar
Specialty three-course menu featuring dishes such as butternut squash soup with smoked pepita and pumpkin oil, braised beef short rib with potato puree, spinach and pickled root vegetable, and a raspberry rose tart with raspberry sable, berry jam, raspberry confit, rose water almond biscuit, and white chocolate rose water ganache. Reserve online.
$98 per person (inclusive of tax + gratuity).

Ocean Hai
Monday, February 14
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Special four-course menu with optional add-on wine pairings. Call( 727) 281-9544 to reserve.
$89 per person; wine pairings additional $25 per person

Rivers Edge Restaurant & Bar
Monday, February 14
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
Four-course meal with appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts.
$75 per person

RumFish Grill at RumFish Beach Resort
February 14 – 15, 5-9pm
Food Network celebrity Chef Marc Cummings has created a special Valentine’s Day menu exclusively for RumFish Grill at the RumFish Beach Resort. Reserve online.
$56 per person plus tax and gratuity

Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Packages

TradeWinds Island Resorts

Beginning at just $650, the “More to Love” package includes two-night accommodations at either the Island Grand or RumFish Beach Resort, plus a bottle of champagne, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and breakfast for two at either Bermudas at the Island Grand or Gulfside Grill at the RumFish Beach Resort. Each “More to Love” romance package also includes the daily Resort Amenity Fee, which includes a hooded beach cabana with cushions for two, unlimited rides on the three-story High Tide Slide, paddleboats, fitness center, self-parking, pool towels, Wi-Fi and more.

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Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with the Bubbles & Berries package for two. Book your romantic getaway by February 28, 2022 for 10% off select rooms, a strawberry bouquet, and a complimentary bottle of wine, champagne or sparkling cider.

Reunion Resort

Book a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway with Reunion’s Valentine’s Day package, which includes overnight accommodations in a luxurious 1-2 bedroom villa. Make it a full weekend with dinner reservations at 7593 Chophouse or Traditions, which are both offering special Valentine’s Day weekend dining options. Rates are available from $279/night (February 14 – 16, 2022).


Headed to Orlando for Valentine’s Day weekend? Check out Orlando Date Night Guide’s 50+ Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Orlando 2022.


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