Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! How will you be celebrating this year? To help you avoid last-minute panic of full restaurants and sold-out shows, we put together a list of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Boca Raton this year. From candle-lit dinners to murder mystery dinners, and catamaran cruises to garden tours, these Valentine’s Day happenings are sure to impress your sweetheart.
Valentine’s Day Dinners
Valentine’s Day is “Better Together” at the Addison. Whether celebrating Valentine’s Day with your significant other, or with your closest friends, the Addison has something to offer everyone this year. The private event venue, known for its breathtaking courtyard and unparalleled dining experience, will open its doors to the public for two very special events.
The Addison will offer guests (coupled or not) a four-course sit-down dinner featuring a delicious menu of Addison signature favorites, and will also offer a late-night party for guests to let loose in a luxe club-like atmosphere filled with beautiful décor, live entertainment, and an open bar. Guests have the option of attending one or both events. See more details about these back-to-back events and purchase tickets here.
A popular venue for events and celebrations, Pavilion Grille is the place to be this Valentine’s Day. They are hosting a special four-course dinner menu ranging from $39.95 to $49.95, plus tax and gratuity. The menu includes antipasto for the table, a salad, an entree, and a dessert. Complete the experience by adding a house cocktail or dessert and coffee for an additional $15 at the bar.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day under the stars with Oceans 234’s special four-course picnic dinner. Simply pre-order your dinner selection from their online catering store in advance. You’ll pick up the meal, which includes a tote bag with a blanket and lantern, an appetizer, salad, dessert, bottled water, and a wine selection. Head down to the beach and take in the gorgeous sunset, and your server will deliver your entrees when you’re ready for them! This special Valentine’s Day experience at Oceans 234 costs $195 per couple.
Dinner + a Show
Enjoy your dinner with a side of murder and a sprinkling of mystery at the Maggiano’s Little Italy Murder Mystery Dinner Show. This humorous murder mystery show is dedicated to Valentine’s Day and includes a delicious three-course Italian menu. The first course includes your choice of appetizers and salads, such as calamari, bruschetta, Italian tossed salad or a Caesar salad. Choose from three entrees for the second course — rigatoni, spaghetti, and meatballs, or chicken parmesan. And savor a New York-style cheesecake for dessert. Coffee, tea and sodas, and the choice of one alcoholic beverage are included in the price. Registration and cocktail hour starts at 6:30 and the show starts at 7 p.m.!
Bring the best of both worlds — dinner and a movie — into one luxe setting at iPic Theaters at Mizner Park. This upscale movie theater features plush seating, modern technology, and in-theater service for chef-driven dishes and an excellent selection of drinks. Take a look at their showtimes for Valentine’s Day, or whichever day you decide to celebrate! Consider making a reservation at Tanzy Restaurant, the restaurant nestled in iPic Theaters. This artisanal Italian eatery and lounge serves a selection of pasta, flatbreads, and wines in a cozy, intimate space. The carefully curated menu at Tanzy draws inspiration from Italy’s Amalfi region, featuring exceptional coastal touches and classic flavors and ingredients. Traditional methods are combined with the adventurous to create a bold and inspiring meal.
Events + Experiences
February 14, 2019 | 8 p.m. Head to the Funky Biscuit for a special Motown tribute from The Motowners, debuting the many artists and great songs from the classic Motown years. Expect to hear smash hits by the Temptations, The Four Tops, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and more. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 8.
February 9–10, 2019 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday the weekend before the 14th at the annual Boca Raton Orchid Society Valentine’s Show & Sale. Admire the beautiful orchid displays, purchase an orchid for yourself or your valentine, or bring your valentine along for a special date filled with the beauty and fragrance of orchids all around. The show is taking place at Safe Schools Institute, located on the Don Estridge High Tech Middle School campus. Admission to this event is $5 cash only.
For a laid-back Valentine’s Day experience, consider touring the gorgeous Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach if you haven’t had the opportunity already. This stunning cultural center embraces the century-old connection between Japan and South Florida. Since opening in 1977, the Morikami Museum has welcomed thousands of visitors, all eager to explore the rotating exhibitions, tea ceremonies, and traditional gardens. Within these halls, you will find more than 7000 Japanese art objects and artifacts, including a 500-piece collection of tea ceremony items. The museum and gardens are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What’s more romantic than wine tasting with your Valentine? Visit Vino Wine Bar and Italian Kitchen to sample from their collection of over 250 wines by the glass. Their wine list includes a variety of regions, vintages, and varietals to keep your visit interesting. Complement your glass with a bite to eat, live entertainment, and the overall sophisticated atmosphere at Vino.
February 14, 2019 | 1–3 p.m. What would Valentine’s Day in South Florida be without some time on the water? Spend the afternoon cruising with Palm Breeze Charters on a 55-foot sailing catamaran yacht traveling along the calm ocean waters. The ticket price of $82.55 per person includes drinks and snacks.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
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