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3 Ways To Have The PERFECT Valentine’s Day in Houston

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The pressure is ON when it comes to planning that perfect Valentine’s Day in Houston. Not only because it’s the universal day to express your love to those around you, but because it always seems to sneak up on us, amirite?! It feels like there’s never enough time to plan the PERFECT date.

Since we plan on being great all of 2021, let’s put action to words, now! We put together the list, you do the picking! You can arrange a thoughtful picnic or treat your sweetheart to a romantic dinner out. Let this guide be your starting point!

While you’re out expressing all the love, be mindful and follow CDC guidelines to help keep you and others safe. Now, on to the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Houston. 

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Romantic Evening in the Park

Valentine’s Day or not, you can never go wrong with an afternoon in the park surrounded by nature, beautiful views, and fellow Houstonians. A romantic evening in the park is first on our list because it’s budget-friendly and one of the simplest yet most thoughtful ways to express your love. Grab your beau’s favorite snacks or pack a meal they love to go and boom! You’ve just made their day.

If you’re looking for ways to make your v-day EXTRA special, we recommend calling up Styld Picnics to get you a set-up like this one! This will make your significant other feel like the king/queen they are as they walk towards the lavish set-up for two.  

Here are a few parks we think are absolutely perfect for your Valentine’s Day in Houston.

Dinner with a Prix Fixe Menu

When was the last time you two sat down and reminded yourselves of why you’re butter together? It’s been a while, huh? Get away from the kitchen this Valentine’s and let someone else do the cooking. Make reservations at one of the 100’s of restaurants in the H-Town area that offer prix fixe menus. 

Prix fixe menus tend to make us feel a little fancier if I do say so myself. There’s something sweet about having a first, second, and third course topped off with dessert, all for one fixed price.

Here are a few restaurants you should treat your sweetheart to for your special Valentine’s Day in Houston. The restaurant’s listed offer prix fixe menus for Valentine’s Day. 

Sweet Endings

If you’re looking for a simple way to show your love, can we suggest an ice cream date? Show your sweetie just how sweet you think they are as you two wallow in a world of sugar. 

Picture this, a walk in the park or around the block at sunset with ice cream in hand. So simple yet so romantic. 

Here are our favorite sweet treats we think you should indulge in for the perfect cherry on top of your Valentine’s Day in Houston.  

Other Blogs to Help Plan Your Day

Are you looking to celebrate more than Valentine’s Day in Houston? We’ve got you covered! Houston is crawling with places to treat your special someone – be it a spa day, dinner date, or fun activity like ax throwing – we list it all out!

So, if you still need more options to explore, head over to this blog and see how we can help you spice up your date night in Houston. Or, if you are looking for date night options specifically in the Galleria area, this one is for you!

Even MORE Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Houston!

There are so many ways to show your loved ones how matcha you love them! Remember, it doesn’t have to be expensive or flashy because it’s the little things that count. (Cue the aww’s and tears.)  Here are 15 other fun ways to show your love: 

  • Buy canvases and paint at home.
  • Bake a sweet treat or cook at home together.
  • Be a tourist in your own city for a day – there’s always something to explore in Houston!
  • Make your own signature drink together.
  • Netflix and chill – you can never go wrong with this one.
  • Play board games together.
  • Go on a hike together in one of our many beautiful parks in Houston.
  • At-home spa day.
  • Dance in the living room like nobody’s watching – together. 
  • Make a playlist of all the songs that remind you of one another.
  • Stargaze at night and discover a constellation just for you two.
  • Write a poem to one another.
  • Recreate your first date.
  • Host a potluck and invite over other friends! (Check on your single friends, lol)
  • Simply spend the day in bed! Valentine’s is on a Sunday this year after all!

 

Regardless of what you do, we hope you have the most wonderful Valentine’s Day yet! Send us a picture of what you decide to do on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #StuffToDoInHouston. Until next time, H-Town!

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Ericka Garrison

Ericka Garrison

Ericka is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on Instagramand Facebook.

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