A Valentine’s Day Out

Looking to get out of the house this Valentine’s Day? We’re giving you everything you need to plan the most special date. 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 special someone. With so many restaurants working hard to provide safe dine in services, we encourage you to get out this Valentine’s Day and make some memories!

Dine Around this Valentine’s Day

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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. It’s an added bonus that each restaurant has the option to donate $1 or $2 from each Dine Around menu sold to Feed Nova Scotia!

This Valentine’s Day, share a delicious Dine Around meal with your significant other from one of these local restaurants: 2 Doors Down, Five Fisherman Restaurant, Heartwood Restaurant, Morris East, Lot Six Bar and Restaurant, Maritime Express Cider Co., Stories Fine Dining, SHUCK Seafood and Raw Bar, The Kiwi Cafe, Brooklyn Warehouse, The Canteen on Portland, The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Rose and Kettle Tea Room, The Church Brewing Company, Obladee, A Wine Bar, The Sou’Wester Restaurant, or the Boxing Rock Taproom.

For more information, check out our Dine Around blog.

Love You a Brunch

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The fact that Valentine’s Day lands on a Sunday makes it the perfect excuse for a brunch date, not that we really needed one. In every region of the province we have restaurants offering brunch menus featuring fresh, local ingredients. Check out our Love You a Brunch blog or Get Your Hands on Local page to find delicious brunch destinations near you!

Valentine’s Dinner

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Take a break from cooking and spend a romantic evening out at one of your favourite local restaurants! Many restaurants across the province are ready to (safely) give you the Valentine’s Day dinner of your dreams. Visit our Get Your Hands on Local page to find restaurants offering dine in service near you.

Restaurants such as The Press GangMorris EastBrooklyn Warehouse, Founder’s House Dining and Drinks, Crystany’s Brasserie, Obladee, and Salt Shaker Deli have all prepared special Valentine’s Day menus that you don’t want to miss out on! Check out our most recent What’s Cooking blog for even more Valentine’s Day dinner suggestions.

Culinary Package

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Nothing makes the heart grow fonder than quality time and a shared experience. Whether it’s a Pommelier Paired Tasting at Chain Yard Urban Cidery, a Blind Tasting at Boxing Rock, or a Culinary Country Dining Experience at Old Orchard Inn & Spa, there’s something for every couple! For more exciting opportunities, check out our Culinary Packages page. (These also make for great gift ideas!)

Romantic Getaway

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, any getaway will surely make this Valentine’s Day one to remember!

Book your overnight accommodations at: Amherst Shore Country InnArgyler Lodge and Restaurant, Digby Pines Golf Resort & SpaFox Harb’r ResortGlenora Inn and DistilleryInn on the LakeInverary ResortLane’s Privateer InnLiscombe LodgeSilver Dart LodgeOak Island ResortPictou Lodge Beach ResortQuarterdeck Beachside Villas & GrillChanterelle Country InnCastle Rock Country InnOld Orchard Inn and SpaThe Flying Apron Inn and Cookery, or White Point Beach Resort.

Sweet and Simple Local Gift Ideas

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Although these date ideas could be considered gifts, we understand if you want to surprise your partner with a little extra something. Consider the following local gift ideas:

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