A Local Valentine’s Day Celebration
Whether looking to go out for dinner, plan a getaway or have a cozy night in — we have you covered! Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to experience all the province has to offer while enjoying delicious food and drink with the company of your friends, family or special someone.
Dine Around this Valentine’s Day
Dine Around provides the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy a meal with your loved one on Valentine’s Day. All February long, restaurants around Halifax are offering specially curated menus priced $10 – $50.
This Valentine’s Day, share a delicious Dine Around meal with your significant other from one of these local restaurants: 2 Doors Down (Halifax & Dartmouth), the Carleton, Morris East (Larry U-Teck & Vernon Street), Lot Six Bar and Restaurant, SHUCK Seafood and Raw Bar, The Kiwi Cafe (Chester) Brooklyn Warehouse, The Canteen on Portland, The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Obladee, A Wine Bar, The Sou’Wester Restaurant, Harbour City Bar & Grill, Hop Scotch Dinner Club, Waterfront Warehouse, or Chain Yard Cider.
Create your own tasting
Nova Scotia has plenty of local breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries that produce exceptional products. Many local beverage products can be found directly from the business’s website or at Harvest Wines & Spirits, WestSide Beer Wine Spirits, or your local NSLC.
Pick your desired beverages, assemble your own tasting, make score cards, and compare favourites! This allows for you to try new products and have fun, while supporting local businesses.
Visit our Eat & Drink page for inspiration on breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries around the province. The options are endless!
Make Valentine’s Day special this year by stepping out of your daily routine. A culinary staycation is the perfect opportunity to do just that! In Nova Scotia, we’re lucky to have so many staycation destinations all across the province, which can be enjoyed at any point in the year. Whether it’s cozy nights by a fireplace, or an outdoor adventure-filled stay, a getaway (for now or the future) will make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Book your overnight accommodations at: Amherst Shore Country Inn, Argyler Lodge and Restaurant, Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, Fox Harb’r Resort, Glenora Inn and Distillery, Inn on the Lake, Inverary Resort, Lane’s Privateer Inn, Liscombe Lodge, Oak Island Resort, Pictou Lodge Beach Resort, Quarterdeck Beachside Villas & Grill, Chanterelle Country Inn, Castle Rock Country Inn, Old Orchard Inn and Spa, The Flying Apron Inn and Cookery, the Inn at Grand Pre Wines, or White Point Beach Resort.
Looking for a few recipes to give you the satisfaction of going out from the comfort of your own home? Check out our recipes page for appetizer, main course, dessert, and cocktail inspiration, so you can make a variety of delicious dishes together, all while using local products!
Sweet and Simple Local Gift Ideas
Although these date ideas could be considered gifts, we understand if you want a little extra something. Consider the following local gift ideas:
- Sweet treats: From Just Us! Coffee, Petite Patrie Chocolate, Sable Shortbread, Mrs. MacGregor’s Shortbread, The Cake Lady, Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet, Chapel Cove Chocolate, Delectable Desserts, Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory, or Lunenburg Rum Cakes.
- A Taste of Nova Scotia gift box
- Gift cards to a local restaurant
- Local wine, beer, spirits, cider, or mead
- Coffee or tea: From Laughing Whale Coffee Roasters, Just Us! Coffee, Nova Coffee, Authentic Seacoast Company, Sunday Silence Coffee Co., The Tea Brewery, or Cochrane Family Farm’s online shop.