Love is in the air this weekend! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we have a list of the best things to do in Tampa Bay. Whether it’s a date night or girls’ night out, we have you covered.
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XOXO Tampa Theatre Virtual Valentine
If your plans are to stay at home for Valentine’s Day, Tampa Theatre has you covered! Just choose from one of their romantic packages and let them do the work for you.
The “Love in Lights” package includes a digital image of your message of love on the historic marquee. The “TT & Chill Date Box” provides dinner and a movie, including a bag of their famous popcorn. If you’re feeling extra romantic, they have the “Happily Ever After Proposal” package which includes a personalized message on their historic marquee for an hour to surprise your sweetheart. You’ll also receive the “TT & Chill” box and a bottle of champagne to celebrate. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s day in a safe and fun way.
🗓 FEB 12-14
Valentines in the Vines
Wine and dine your valentine this weekend at Keel and Curley Winery. They’re offering a private four-course dinner, including decadent dessert and a complimentary glass of your favorite Keel & Curley wine. Enjoy your romantic dinner at the Overlook Pavilion while listening to the soulful sounds of David Morris. It’s a magical evening guaranteed to sweep your date off their feet.
🗓 FEB 14 | 5PM-7PM
📍 Keel and Curley Winery
Galentine's Day Sip n' Stroll
“What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year.” – Leslie Knope
We honestly couldn’t agree more, which is why we had to include an event for the girls! Sip on delicious wine as you stroll through The Shops of Wiregrass. Each guest will receive a goodie bag with invitations to visit various stores and restaurants with surprises to enjoy. An evening of shopping, drinking, and eating sounds like the perfect girls’ night out. For more Galentine’s Day events, check out our blog!
🗓 FEB 13 | 3PM-630PM
📍 The Shops at Wiregrass
Vintage Roost is stocked are ready with tons of antique treasures. Vendors will be bringing in unique finds just for you. There will be so many amazing vintage finds so be ready to hunt! Shop from 17 vendors with so many fabulous pieces for you to discover. For your safety and the safety of others, masks are required, and always try to social distance.
🗓 FEB 12-14 | 9AM-5PM
📍 Vintage Roost
Valentine Dining Cruise
Elevate the restaurant experience by taking your date aboard Yacht Starship for a romantic lunch or dinner. Set sail along Tampa’s or Clearwater’s beautiful waterways with delicious food, amazing views, and dancing under the stars.
This package includes a 3-course fixed dinner, open bar, 2-hour cruise, and DJ entertainment. You are guaranteed to wow your date with this experience so make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!
FEB 12-14 | 4PM-9PM
Yacht Starship Cruises & Events
Local Business Spotlight
7th + Grove
All month long we’re going to be highlighting our favorite Black-owned businesses in Tampa Bay in honor of Black History Month. We’re starting off with 7th + Grove, a southern-inspired restaurant. They have an elevated southern menu, warm ambiance, extraordinary service, and creatively crafted cocktails. They have a restaurant in Ybor City and just opened one in Sparkman Wharf! If you’re looking for delicious comfort food, you have to check them out!
For more amazing Black-owned businesses in the area, check out our blog.
Book a Staycation
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
Sheraton Tampa is a local hotel in Downtown Tampa. If you’re looking for a hotel with great event venues or access to all the major attractions in the area, then the Sheraton is the best spot for you. This is a great place to have as a home base if you’re visiting for a local festival, concert, or convention! The Sheraton Tampa is located above the Tampa Riverwalk, so you can enjoy a nightly lit stroll or walk to The Columbia for an outdoor dinner. They also have a concierge level at Tampa Sheraton, which gives great service and amenities!
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More Things to Do in Tampa Bay
The EDGE Collective introduces the EDGE Urban Marketplace, which will include cargo containers with food and beverage concepts by noted local chefs. Keep an eye out for phase two which will be launching in April!