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Your Guide to Celebrating Valentine's Day at Easton

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with family, friends, or your significant other, Easton has everything you need to plan a flawless evening everyone will fall in love with. The question is, where do you start? We’ve put together a guide to enjoying Valentine’s Day at Easton to help make this day as memorable as possible. Let’s get to planning!


Valentine’s Day Reservations


We all know dinner plans are one of the most important details that go into a perfect Valentine’s Day. With it being a busy holiday for restaurants, we urge you to make your reservations as early as possible to ensure you get a seat for you and your Valentine. Not sure where to go? Try these amazing Easton restaurants!

Melting Pot

If you’re looking for a romantic evening for two, reserve your seats at The Melting Pot. They are offering three packages for Valentine’s Day this year. Each package comes with a 5-course meal for two and a table decorated in rose petals.

Smith & Wollensky

To enjoy a delicious steak dinner with your special someone, head over to Smith & Wollensky. Try the Chef’s Pick: Steaks for Two & Wine Cellar Steals. You’ll start with a Shellfish Tower, move onto Steaks for Two and the perfect wine, and finish with a decadent dessert to end a romantic night the right way.

Brio Tuscan Grille

Is Italian more your style? Reserve a table at Brio Tuscan Grille. From pasta to meat and seafood options, Brio has all your Italian cravings in one place. Celebrating this holiday with your girls? Brio is a great option for a fun, tasty evening. Don’t miss out, reserve your table today!

Cooper’s Hawk

Where are our wine lovers? Take your Valentine to Cooper’s Hawk for a romantic dinner paired with the greatest selection of delicious wines. Be sure to surprise your special someone with a Valentine’s Day-themed etched bottle of Boudreaux-style red wine! Reserve your seats, lovebirds!

J. Alexander’s

If you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your family, make J. Alexander’s your go-to restaurant. With plenty of family-friendly options, we’re sure there’s a dish for everyone to enjoy! To make this dinner romantic, add a bottle of wine and a house-made dessert for your Valentine. 

Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery

Calling all brewpub lovers! Forbidden Root is your destination spot this Valentine’s Day if you enjoy new experiences and flavors over traditional beer styles.

The Cheesecake Factory

What’s not to love about the Cheesecake Factory? Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your family or significant other, they have plentiful delicious dinner offerings along with ending your date night indulging in any of their 50+ cheesecake options as well.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Don’t forget about dessert! Stroll over to Jen’s Ice Cream to try the signature flavor—Askinosie Dark Milk Chocolate featuring artisan bean-to-bar cocoa and chocolate.


Valentine’s Day Entertainment 

Don’t let your evening end with just dinner; treat your special someone to a movie or comedy show. These activities also double as great ice breakers for those shy Valentines! If you prefer a movie, check out AMC and choose the perfect movie from a variety of choices. If comedy is more your style, don’t miss your chance to see Todd McComas at the Funny Bone at 7:45PM.

You’re probably wondering what could make your evening stand out from all the other date nights that come before and after Valentine’s Day. To give your evening a fairytale ending, schedule a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride for the two of you. Carriage rides will take place in the North District, for $10 per person, on the following dates and times:

  • February 15, 6-10 PM
  • February 16, 6-10 PM

For those looking to spice up your Valentine’s Day, swing by Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce Café and Club for a night of delicious gourmet burgers, music and dancing! The burlesque show is a unique way to add a little spice to your V-Day date!

To make these memories last a lifetime, stop inside Level 2 of the Easton Station Building for complimentary photosPhotographers will be on-site on February 14 and 15 from 5-8 PM.


Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Get your Valentine a gift that shows them how special they are to you. Shopping for her? Aside from the essential flowers and chocolates, head over to Lush or Bath & Body Works for beauty products every girl will swoon over. For the extra special ladies, Pandora has the jewelry selection you need to make the perfect choice. 

The special guy in your life will appreciate a watch from Fossil or his grooming essentials from Blue Star Barbershop this Valentine’s Day. Need more ideas? Head over to Shinola for a selection of accessories every guy needs.

To make the day a little sweeter, stop by Cheryl’s Cookies and choose from over 16 flavors including Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk and the signature Buttercream Frosted Cutouts. If you’re catering to your Valentine’s sweet tooth, swing by Godiva to enjoy their chocolates and fillings. Godiva is the perfect little heart in a box to gift.

You can’t forget about the kiddos! Stop by Build-A-Bear Workshop or American Girl to surprise them with a special gift they’ll be sure to love.


Galentine’s Day Necessities

If you’re celebrating with your gals, we have just what you need for a fun day or night. Start with a manicure or pedicure appointment at Anthony Vince’s Nail Spa. Keep the relaxation going with a hair appointment at The Blowout Bar. End the night with the screening of Birds Of Prey And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn at AMC to ensure your Galentine's Day is a success.

No matter who you are spending your Valentine’s Day with, we hope you enjoy your special evening with them. Tell us your idea of the perfect Valentine's Day at Easton in the comments.

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