Where to Enjoy Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay
Valentine’s Day is coming up and everyone is looking up plans for something to do or somewhere to go at this point. It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to put something together with your person or with your group of friends…there’s literally something for everyone.
Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay is a huge thing. Think of it as an elevated date night with all the shenanigans. Some options:
7th+ Grove An entire week of events to celebrate all the love kicks off with a pop-up food and wine pairing event with Washington D.C.’s KitchenCray. $15-175 for tickets depending on the event. 1930 E. 7th Ave., Tampa. 813-602-0960. eventbrite.com
AR Workshop You and your girls can have a Galentine’s Day Wine Down Wednesday and enjoy a personalized wine pairing guest hosted by Cru Cellars. Feb. 10. 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. 2414 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa. 813-515-0833. arworkshop.com
Boca A Valentine’s Day to-go menu for when you just want to cuddle up on the couch. Order online before Wednesday, Feb. 12 and pick up at 5 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. $64.99. Various locations. bocatampa.com
Bizou Brasserie Fill your heart and stomach with Bizou’s Valentine’s Day four-course meal and special cocktails. Book reservations over the phone or online. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $7-56. 601 N. Florida Ave.,Tampa. 813-227-9555. bizoutampa.com
The C House Kick it happy hour-style. Guests are encouraged to wear the colors lavender, pink, or red. 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 6005 N. Florida Ave., Tampa. 813-488-4813. thechouse.com
The Cake Girl Mini cupcakes and chocolate-covered strawberries to show everyone how much you love them. $18/dozen.13713 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa. 813-360-0909. thecakegirl.com
Callaloo Enjoy an amazing buffet then dance the night away with live music from Florida Jazz Express. 6 p.m.-midnight. $20-$135. 642 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. 727-256-1806. callaloostpete.com
Ciro’s An intimate evening with a special four-course pre-fixe dinner. Seating is limited; call to reserve a spot. 5 p.m.-1 a.m. $85/person. 2109 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. 813-251-0022. cirostampa.com
Community Roots Collective Get together to celebrate the love between you and your best girl friends with a shareable dish. Sat., Feb. 9. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2746 N. Florida Ave., Tampa. 813-515-0825. barefootbirth.com
Einstein Bros. Bagels Guests can pre-order heart-shaped bagels by the half-dozen or baker’s dozen beginning Feb. 3 or plain, chocolate, or cinnamon raisin heart-shaped bagels Feb. 10-14 at participating locations. $1.49 for single bagel-$15.79 for a baker’s dozen. Various locations. einsteinbros.com
Federal Bar Lakeland Turn up for the end of Valentine’s Day weekend at brunch accompanied with bottomless mimosas and bloody marys. Feb.16. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 124 S. Tennessee Ave., Lakeland. 863-816-3968. federalbarlakeland.com
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