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Ways to Say "I Love You": Your Guide to Valentine's Day

Downtown Raleigh Valentine’s Day Guide

From sweet treats to date night activities, there are plenty of ways to show your romantic partners or beloved friends “I Love You” by celebrating Valentine’s Day the Downtown Raleigh way. 

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Bella Vita Home + Lifestyle

Locally-made candles

DECO Raleigh

Valentine's Day cards


Men's high-end leather boots

Edge of Urge 

Valentine's Day Mystery Gift Box

Quercus Studio 

Fine jewelry

Raleigh Denim Workshop + Curatory

Custom denim clothing

Munjo Munjo

Wall art

The Flourish Market

Self-care products


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Flowers and Arrangements 

Fallon’s Flowers

Kelly Odom Flowers and Interiors

Sweet Love Blossoms

TG Floristry

Weaver Street Market


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Wine & Dine 

Sparks will fly at Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar’s four-course Valentine’s Dinner. 

Get that perfect bottle of wine by doing a tasting at The Raleigh Wine Shop.

Indulge in some freshly-baked desserts and craft cocktails at Bittersweet.

Foodies would fall in love with the Aperitivo Experience at Barcelona Wine Bar.  

Find some skyline views on the rooftop at 10th & Terrace or head underground to FOUNDATION.

Make Date Night a Date Day and grab brunch at Good Day, Good Night or The Station at Person Street.


Sweet Treats for Your Sweetie

Escazú Chocolates

Layered Croissanterie 

Mon Macaron

The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery 

Yellow Dog Bread Company 


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Date Ideas

Go on a walking tour of the many Downtown Raleigh art studios & galleries like The Carter Building, CAM, Gallery C, and others

A movie date is a classic choice so get your tickets for two at Marbles IMAX Theater

Let all your stress melt away at Adara Spa and book the Just for Lovers couples massage package.

The Carolina Ballet is hosting breathtaking and romantic performances of Romeo and Juliet.

If you’re a competitive couple, see who can get the highest score playing arcade games at Boxcar Bar and Arcade.

Escape your normal routine and have a sweetheart staycation at the Longleaf Hotel.


Romantic Activities and Events 

Love Local Valentine’s Artisan Market 


Feb. 11, 6–8pm

Valentine’s Day Fitness and Food Couples Experience 

Current Wellness

Feb. 11 & 12, Various times

Cocktails & Cuisine Class 

The Willard Rooftop Lounge

Feb. 12, 2–3:30pm

NC Master Chorale presents Romance in the Air

Transfer Co. Food Hall

Feb. 12, 2–3:30pm

Morning SIX + Mimosas 

YogaSix at Origin Hotel Raleigh

Feb. 13, 10am

Be my Galentine Shopping Party

Curate Raleigh

Feb. 14, 4–7pm

Valentine's Day Cocktail Class


Feb. 14, 6–8pm

Valentine's Day with Liz Miele

Goodnights Comedy Club

Feb. 14, 8pm