Every year, it gets harder to miss the cues of Cupid’s arrival when Valentine’s Day comes around the corner. The local eateries draw chalk hearts next to their Daily Specials, arrows start sticking out of engorged heart balloons and the internet starts getting populated with V-Day Event Diaries. How do you find reliable, vetted, and genuinely good Valentine’s date ideas in Austin in the midst of this promotional flurry? Leave that job to us!
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Valentines Austin is a time to let love and romance bloom in this vibrant city. From intimate candlelit dinners to wild parties, Valentines Day Austin offers a plethora of options for couples and singles alike to celebrate this special day. The streets of Austin Valentine’s Day come alive with love and happiness as people gather to revel in the magic of the season. Whether you’re looking for a fancy evening out or a more laid-back celebration, there is something for everyone on Valentine’s Day Austin 2023.
Here’s a list of Austin Valentine’s Day 2023 events you can check out!
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Deal Alert – Romantic tour for couples in Austin
Experience the romantic ambiance of Austin on a tour that is tailored for couples. Take a stroll through picturesque neighborhoods and discover hidden gems that only locals know about. Enjoy a romantic sunset at a secluded spot with a beautiful view. Indulge in delicious food and drinks at some of the city’s most intimate and charming restaurants. Create lasting memories with your significant other as you explore the city’s culture, history, and natural beauty together.
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Austin Valentine’s Day 2023 – Events for couples and singles
The best of Austin’s signature Valentine’s events were harder to find than they look. Whether you’re going on a date or bringing your own, there’s a mix of fun, adventurous, relaxed, and romantic date ideas here to help spruce up your day.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Cosmic Love Set
Join us in our studio for this DIY painting experience! Each person in your group gets to select their own painting and follows along with written instructions. This is a self-guided experience, but our artist will be there to help! Art selections are required 3 days before your event. Please see the pricing and party requirements below.
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: 1401 I-35 Ste 140, Round Rock, TX 78664
How Much: $42 – 51 (including taxes)
Wild Valentines Day Card Workshop
Nothing says love like flowers and handmade valentines. Make a card for someone(s) special using wildflower seeds! Use one of our designs or create something all of your own using our DIY Valentine card take-home kit.
When: Sunday, February 12, 2023 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739
How Much: FREE
Valentine’s Couples Planting Party
Celebrating love AND plants?! We’re in. Join Succulent Native on South Lamar for a couples Valentine’s planting party complete with:
- Chocolate-covered strawberries
- Champagne to cheers with your significant other
- 2 Valentine’s-themed succulent arrangements (one for you, and one for them!)
It’s a date! Sign up for this sweet succulent arrangement workshop ASAP, Limited spots are available.
When: Saturday, February 11, 2023 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm CST
Where: Succulent Native, 2058 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
How Much: $75 ticket for 2
Deal Alert – BIG savings on Full Day Winery Bus Tour from Austin
- 7-8 hour transportation to three real wineries at least 45 minutes outside of departure town.
- A full sit-down plated dinner or lunch is provided, official Texas Winos Souvenir Glass
- Meet at least one winemaker, drink specials before and after each tour and instructional guide throughout
Get your Big Discount on the Full Day Winery Tour from Austin and book the tour TODAY!
Austin Valentine’s Day 2023
Be My Valentine Bash | Austin Speed Dating
It might just be your year of venturing out on a speed dating exercise that ends in a good match. This pre-Valentine’s Day speed dating event for 25-39-year-old singletons promises some drinking, some dancing, and a series of romantic rotations. Besides a one-drink minimum rule and some highly organized match-making, the event actually sounds like a fun way of socializing.
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 7:00 pm
Where: Hen House, 117 West, 4th Street Austin, TX 78701
How Much: $49 – 54 (including taxes)
Guitars & Roses: A Valentine’s Evening Affair
The John Lockhart Foundation is proud to present the “Guitars & Roses” 2023 Valentine’s Evening Affair, on February 14, 2023. Bring your date or come solo and enjoy a stress-free, intimate night with great food, roses, champagne, and live music!
Aside from dinner and a show, there will be raffle items, including a jewelry raffle sponsored by Joe Koen & Son Jewelers, along with silent auction items for your lover. This will be Valentine’s affair to remember, so don’t miss out on this incredible evening!
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Speakeasy, 412 Congress Avenue #D, Austin, TX 78701
How Much: $175 – $2,200 (including taxes)
Valentine’s Day on the Water
Love is in the water! Experience it for yourself, with your favorite girlfriends for Valentine’s Day, or surprise your partner with a 2-hour cozy getaway on Lady Bird Lake with one of our exclusive Valentine’s Day Paddle Packages.
When: February 11 – 14, 2023
Where: 2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746
How Much: $75 (including taxes)
Deal Alert – Small Group BYOB Sunset Boat Tour on Lake Travis
It can be tricky to choose the best spot to watch an Austin sunset without doing lots of research, but this tour makes the decision for you and showcases magnificent sunset views from the water. Sail out along the clear waters of Lake Travis on a small-group boat tour and enjoy captain commentary about local sights and Austin’s history.
- 90 minutes tour
- Access unobstructed views of Austin at sunset from the water
- Avoid expensive bar tabs and bring your own drinks with you
- Great photo opportunities of the sun setting over Lake Travis Pass by a filming location from “Spy Kids”—Starnes Island
Get more information and book your BYOB Sunset Tour on Lake Travis TODAY!!!
Austin Valentine’s Day 2023 – Events for everyone
A Valentine’s Day Local Mini Market
Meanwhile Brewing is hosting a pre-Valentine’s Day Market on Sunday, 02.05.2023! Shop for gifts for you or a loved one with local vendors. Our food trucks and taproom are open, and we have a heated tent with live music in the evening.
When: February 5, 2023 | 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 3901 Promontory Point Dr. Austin, TX 78744
How Much: $28 (including taxes)
Valentines Day! To The Moon And Back
The BYOB classes are intended for adult painters, although they will permit painters aged 15-18 if accompanied by an adult. You must be at least 21 to consume alcohol in the studio. Younger painters can participate in All Ages classes & private parties!
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 9600 S IH 35 Frontage Rd. Ste. P600 Austin, TX 78748
How Much: $45 (including taxes)
Special Event: Valentine’s Day With Mike McRae
Laughter is the key to any solid relationship. Enjoy a night of laughter with that special someone at Cap City. Austin-based comedian and voice-over actor Mike MacRae began performing stand-up in 1999 and soon developed his own trademark style of blending impressions and voices into stand-up.
Date-Night Package to the show includes 2 Reserved seats, chocolate & strawberries, & 2 glasses of champagne!
When: February 14, 2023, | 7:15 pm
Where: Bldg B, 11506 Century Oaks Terrace Unit 100, Austin, TX 78758
How Much: $25 – $99
Valentine’s Day Georgetown
Are you Single? Couple? New to town? This Valentine’s Day we have something special for you (and yours). A one-of-a-kind event that not only includes fun, food, and a chance to dance but an interactive show that will get you up off your feet!
Fun, not formal, attendees will “ride through time” as they move and groove to all the #1 dances and the #1 songs of each decade. If you missed a decade, now is your chance to experience it!
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: San Gabriel Park 445 East Morrow Street Georgetown, TX 78626
How Much: $30 – $50
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