Valentine's Day is fast-approaching, so it's time to start thinking about what to get your special someone if you haven't already. There are the usual go-to's like flowers and chocolates, but it's always more exciting to find a new way to keep the romance alive. Think outside the heart-shaped box this year and check out our list of gift ideas for Valentine's Day in Tampa.
If you're looking to get flowers for your loved one, head to Jennie’s Flowers of Tampa Bay. They have a range of romantic arrangements from classic red roses to more exotic combinations of lilies and tulips. Each arrangement is absolutely beautiful, so you can't go wrong, but just make sure to order your flowers ahead of time for this busy holiday.
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If you're looking to buy some bling for your girl, try DKM for trendy yet classic pieces. They have a wide range of prices, so you'll definitely be able to find something within your budget. All of their pieces are to die for, and your significant other is bound to fall in love with whatever you get them as well as fall in love with you just a little bit more.
Instead of buying the traditional gift of chocolates, switch it up with Toffee to Go. This spot is renowned across Tampa, and they provide amazing options for gifts. Any flavor of toffee is absolutely incredible, so you can't go wrong no matter what you end up buying.
For Valentine’s Day, Cheese Please is offering a special two-hour wine tasting for you and your loved one. This is the perfect way to spend your night for the two of you: tasting wine, cheeses, and chocolates. It’s an ideal gift to give your significant other that is more than something tangible but rather an opportunity to spend time together and make memories.
Of course, the most classic Tampa date for Valentine’s Day is to go to the city’s most romantic restaurant, Bern's Steak House. However, this is not always the most feasable option, but there's a loophole. You can always go up to the Bern’s Dessert Room, one of the best parts of the experience regardless.
Any of their delicious desserts are incredible, and you still have access to Bern's renowned wine list. The intimate, dimly-lit booths provide the perfect romantic setting for your evening. Just make sure to get there at an-off hour because it's first-come, first-serve and those who dined for dinner will have first priority.
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For another romantic experience, reserve your spots at the Rolling Pin for cooking classes. You can join one of their classes such as a couple’s cooking class or book a private session for just the two of you. This is a modern date night idea that you ought to try at least one, and what better time to try a couple's cooking class than Valentine’s Day?
If you have a band or artist that you share a common love for, grab a ticket to an upcoming show in Tampa. There's a grand lineup of shows coming to the city, so you're guaranteed to find one that both of you will love.
For the country fans, grab tickets to Blake Shelton for March 8, or your Valentine’s early with the romantic Michael Buble on February 13. There are countless other artists scheduled for this year, so you're bound to find the perfect tickets to give your loved one.
With our list of Valentine's Day gift ideas in Tampa, you'll be showing love to both your sweetheart and local businesses.
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