Are you and your special someone looking for fun Valentine’s Day ideas? Some call it a commercial holiday, but think about it: Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to tell those you love . . . well, that you love them! For most people flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, and "romantic" dinners will be the highlight of the day. But if you really want to impress the one you love, there are plenty of unique, original ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Tampa. We're sure you will find creative ideas in our Unique, Exciting Guide To The Best Valentines Day Ever!
If planning is not your forte or if you’ve simply run out of fresh ideas, we've got you covered with this Guide to The Best Valentine’s Day Ever!
After a long day, what could be better than taking a short drive to watch the sunset, enjoy a great dinner and kick back with your toes in the sand? You can enjoy a relaxing Valentine's Day toast with a cool vibe and a gorgeous drive. The amazing Florida sunset will transport you to a little slice of paradise. You and your sweetheart deserve a dining experience fit for a match made in heaven, and their prix fixe Valentine's Day Dinner for just $69.95 is a great place to start!!
Make your honey happy and enjoy waterfront dining at Beach Bar & Restaurant for Valentine’s Day.
The Brass Tap is another great place to celebrate your Valentine’s Day, especially with its various accessible locations in the Tampa Bay Area! The Brass Tap offers a wide selection of crafted beers, including 3 Daughters Brewing, Bells Brewing and Left Hand Brewing Co. The Brass Tap offers happy hour drink specials from 4 to 7 p.m. and $2 chicken or fish tacos, making a delicious and affordable date on Valentine’s Day.
Need to really get away for a day? Want to celebrate Valentine's Day in a big way? Pack your bags, put your phones on silent and take a romantic getaway at the beautiful Tradewinds Island Grand Resort! This St. Pete Beach resort is complete with tropical bars, dinner at its award-winning Rumfish restaurant and luxurious hotel rooms. Tradewinds Island Grand Resort has a spectacular Valentine's Day package for both of you to enjoy, so book your romantic getaway today!
If you've been married for one year or married for fifty, you and your spouse have been through a whole lot together. Why not do something a little crazy this Valentine's Day and experience a simulated indoor skydiving at iFLY Tampa! Feel the rush of flying in a fun, safe indoor skydiving facility while holding hands with the one you love. iFLY lets you experience skydiving's thrills without the dangerous outdoor risks... or the fear of heights! This whirlwind adventure guarantees no turbulence and a soft landing. At iFLY Tampa, you and your loved one will have a fun, shared experience to make this one Valentine's Day you won't forget!
Experience Vertical Flight - Helicopter Tour
If you would love to soar high above the ground but skydiving is not your experience of choice, check out Experience Vertical Flight! You and your loved one can choose between four pre-planned helicopter tours around the Tampa Bay Area. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can even plan your own helicopter tour around the city! Experience Vertical Flight gives you a breathtaking view of the Clearwater Beach area in a way you've never seen it before, and the experience of a flight you and your beloved will talk about for years to come.
Now playing at the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Downtown Tampa, critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award® winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler and new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You” and “Masquerade” - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour. Let's hope your date night has a happier ending, however...
The couple that laughs together, stays together! Stand up comedian Finesse Mitchell headlines a special night at The Improv, which offers a buffet option on this special day for you and your loved one. If you're just looking for the funny, that's fine too as tickets start at $20 to see former the Saturday Night Live cast member and University of Miami Hurricane football player headline the show!
Let’s be honest, it wouldn’t really be Valentine’s Day without flowers. Northside Florist is located on N. Florida in Tampa, is family owned and operated and is featured with dazzling reviews on The Knot, a popular wedding website. Northside Florist has a wide array of floral arrangements for any holiday, especially for Valentine’s Day. You can give this joyful gift to anyone you love – your spouse, mother, best friend, cousin or anyone else you want to bless with a floral arrangement full of love.
Offering what might be the best charcoal-grilled steak in Tampa, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is putting together a delectable a la carte four-course feast for Valentine's Day. The prix-fixe menu will include some red (for Valentine's Day!) beets & wild berries, a roasted heirloom tomato bisque, dry aged American Wagyu New York strip surf & turf or pan-seared Chilean sea bass, and dark chocolate Luxardo cherry gateau for dessert! Council Oak consistently offers one of the best culinary experiences in the Bay Area, and plenty of excitement before or after in one of the largest casinos in America.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017, the possibilities are endless. If you have any unique ideas to offer, we’d love to hear them! Sound off in the comments and let’s spread the love, helping each other make this the best Valentine’s Day ever.
If you enjoyed this article, you might also want to read our tips on how to find the best flowers in Tampa Bay!