With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it can be difficult to get last minute dinner reservations in any city or restaurant. Below are some fun local Valentine’s Day ideas for you and your significant other to plan ahead for.
Are you looking to do some shopping for Valentine’s Day or just want to hang out with your friends? Roxberry Boutique is hosting a Galentine’s Day Party on with sales from 15-50% off. The first 20 Roxberry customers will receive a Pamper Pack Gift Bag worth a value of $35! Plus, stop next door at Marino’s for dinner specials and $1 off drinks! Enjoy a night of sales, specials and drinks!
Whether you are single and a cat lady or just love cats, this is the perfect Valentine’s Day event for you! Celebrate friendship with your gal pals while hanging out with Cattfeinated Cat Cafe‘s felines on February, 13 from 5:30-7pm! Create friendship bracelets for you and your bestie (human or feline/canine), enjoy some small bites, and cuddle with their cats! BYOB
ART AND MUSIC
The Greensburg Garden & Civic Center is hosting their annual, The Art of Love, gallery. Come and enjoy art that celebrates all forms and the meanings of love with the opening reception February 12 from 6-8 p.m. In addition to the art, local writers will share their work and discuss what inspired them. Free and open to the public with snacks, live music and more!
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is hosting Art on Tap from 5-8 p.m. on February 14, where you can enjoy a night of Pop Art and love! Come and listen to live music with a special Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt, food from Elegant Catering and drinks, including beer from All Saints Brewing Company. Chocolate tastings, a champagne bar and more surprises will round out the evening. The fee is $10 for members and $15 for non-members, the fee includes one drink and cash bar afterwards.
Painting with a Twist has a great idea for Valentine’s Day! Each person will paint their own canvas and when put side by side, they make 1 big painting! This is great for couples or best friends on a special night.
Couples Pour Painting
12th Octave Studio is hosting an acrylic pour painting class, Couples Pour Painting, on February 14 from 7-9 p.m. Couples will have the chance to make a 12 x 12 acrylic heart. Sparkling cider, chocolate strawberries and cheesecake bites will be included. The fee is $70 per couple.
Joan Chambers Concert Series
The Joan Chambers Concert Series featuring Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt will be held at Music at Pitt-Greensburg on February 14 from 7:30-9 p.m. Free and open to the public, Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt is a soprano and assistant professor of music at Shippensburg University.
Find the Perfect Gift
Lapel’s is dedicating February 10-14 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. as Valentine’s Day Shopping for Him a day of shopping for the gifts any guy will enjoy. Lapel’s offers gifts for him that will last for years to come!
Red roses, carnations, tulips and pink carnations are among the most popular flowers that are given for Valentine’s Day. Le Jardin Florals on W. 3rd St. has some excellent options, including fresh cut flowers, chocolates and cookies. Blue Orchid Floral on W. Pittsburgh St. is another great spot to grab your loved one some flowers, buck tradition here and go for wild flowers or choosing blooms in colors other than red and pink! Both small businesses offer pick up or local delivery.
Spa 309 Salon & Boutique has some great gift options for that lucky lady in their boutique as well as their spa! From facials to pedicures to massages, their spa offers the perfect relaxing gift. They currently have lots of specials for Valentine’s Day as well as gift cards!
ROMANTIC DINNER IDEAS
The Venue for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a romantic evening at The Venue with your loved one with a special three course meal. With choices like filet, lobster, crab cakes and other delicious options, your SO will love dinner at The Venue. This dinner is a prefix meal that includes appetizer, dinner and desert for each person.
The Lamplighter is just a quick drive from downtown Greensburg and they have a great Valentine’s Day Wine or Beer Tasting with a Food Pairing on February 11 & 12. Treat your Valentine to an intimate evening with soft music and a fantastic experience. With a four course meal paired with wine or beer, it will be a great night to remember.
Sweet Treats for your Sweetie
McFeely’s Gourmet Chocolate is the perfect place to pick up some candies or chocolate-covered strawberries. If you’re looking for the traditional heart box filled with chocolates they have plenty of options for those gifts as well as chocolate shoes and chocolate covered bacon. Make sure to place your order to get exactly what you want or stop in their store on South Pennsylvania Ave and see their newest creations!
Prantl’s Bakery in Greensburg located on Grove Street, has you covered with their conversation heart cookies! These heart shaped sugar cookies covered in sweet icing are written with sayings like ‘xoxo’ ‘Love you’ and ‘My Girl’. Grab one or a dozen and express your feelings in delicious cookie form! They also have other Valentine’s Day delicacies like their Red Velvet Heart for Two cake and lip shaped cookies!
Sun Dawg Cafe is also offering up some sweet treats for Valentine’s Day. They have tasty chocolate covered strawberries and almond macaroons to choose from. Grab dinner in their new expanded area and enjoy wine, beer and cocktails with your treats!
Yumzio Bistro has some great vegan options for anyone looking! Chocolate covered strawberries, cupcakes, mini cheesecake and even mini pudding pies, all vegan will be available for preorder. They also have a vegan pasta dinner for preorder for Valentine’s Day!
Caffe Barista has several options for Valentines Day! They have sweet treats, hand painted wine glasses, wine and flowers from Le Jardin Floral.
Love is in the air, and on the dance floor!
What couple doesn’t need a night out on the town? Satya Yoga is hosting a workshop with Faith Sartori, LMFT on February 15 to learn a few tips on how to make your relationship stronger by utilizing concepts from the research based Gottman Method. They will briefly go over the “friendship” base items that make up the Sound Relationship House and engage in some fun activities to connect with your partner utilizing the concepts. They will be ending the evening with a dance lesson from Nick Lenz to further connect with your partner and get your “groove” on.
Learn Some New Moves
It’s never too early or too late to learn how to dance! Head to TDI Ballroom in downtown Greensburg for an evening of dance on Valentine’s Day, February 14th! $10 per person gets you a rumba lesson, open dance time & refreshments! Dance the night away and don’t forget to BYOB if you want!
Make it a unique and fun Valentine’s Day to remember with some Dirty Dancing inspired moves! Join Fitness Envi for a fun evening of Partner Dance Lifts and “dirty dancing” choreography. Don’t worry, you don’t need any experience at all and make sure to bring your significant other (can be a spouse, friend, date, mom, sister, etc.)
Beer My Valentine
Beer and chocolate go together like you and your loved one! Stop by Invisible Man Brewing for a chocolate & beer pairing with McFeely’s. $15 for a flight of 4 beers paired with 4 different chocolates specifically created to pair with the beers! IMB will also be releasing their Valentine’s Day beer, a berry smoothie sour! Plus Cilantro & Ajo will be parked outside serving Venezuelan cuisine— the very best empanadas around!
If your true love is lobster, then spend the Saturday of Valentine’s weekend at Invisible Man Brewing eating all things lobster with Surf on Turf Food Truck. Lobster rolls, lobster Mac n cheese, steak sandwiches, and more to pair with our rotating list of craft beers. This is a pop-up event and food will be served inside the brewery.
Hugo’s Taproom will be tapping a Coconut Oatmeal Stout cask from East End Brewing in celebration of Valentine’s Day! They’ll have some giveaways and drink specials throughout the evening!
Single and want to do something fun! Throw some axes just down the road at Valhalla Indoor Axe Throwing at their Jeannette or Latrobe location! They’re hosting an Anti-Valentine’s Day axe throwing tournament from 7-10pm. So grab your friends, BYOB and throw till your hearts content!
If you’ve been together for awhile, you might need some help coming up with a memorable plans that feel both special but also very *you*, fear not! If none of the above ideas work for you, that’s okay! Check out our list of Cheap Valentine’s Day Date Ideas.