Valentine’s Day in Waco is looking to be particularly special this year. Because it lands on a Wednesday, this traditional one day holiday is turning into a two-weekend event. Paint the town red and share the love, Wacotown! Happy February!!
Waco Pedal Tours
Feb 8-10th, 8pm | $35/person | Book Online
If Galentine’s is the holiday of your choice, Waco Pedal Tours is hosting a special wine tour for you and your best gals the week leading up to Valentine’s Day—and what is better than that?
Feb 10th, 5pm | Purchase tickets there
For the adventurous duo, Skate Country is hosting a Valentine’s Day special for you and your boo-thang to get out in the arena and harness your inner-child. Roses will also be for sale and you better believe they will announce a hold-you-hand-while-skating-couples-only kind of song.
Feb 10th, 6pm | $40 floor seats, $15 balcony seats | RSVP Online
If you’re looking to mix up your Valentine’s day evening, the Hippodrome is hosting a classic 50’s & 60’s evening complete with the Morticians band performing all the classic we know and love and is serving up champagne and spaghetti.
Feb 12th, 6pm | $40/Couple | RSVP Online
If you’re looking for an experience kind of Valentine’s Day date, Maker’s Edge is hosting a BYOB class that teaches you how to laser etch wine glasses. Follow up the etching by drinking the wine you brought (BYOB) from said recently etched wine glasses.
Valley Mills Vineyard
Feb 14th, 6pm | $170/Couple, $150 for Members | Call to RSVP
Hosting a three-course dinner catered by none-other than Milo—this option is about as quintessential as it gets. You sincerely cannot go wrong with a homegrown, gourmet menu and local wine. Get out your heels for this one, ladies. It’s a swanky affair.
Feb 14th, 5pm | $75/person | Call to RSVP
If you’re looking for a classic dinner by candle-light, 1424 is hosting a 5-course dinner starting with Bruschetta and ending with a Crepe and it does not get classier than that.
Feb 14th, 4pm | Facebook Event
Dancing Bear will be hosting an evening of specials including slushies and rice & ramen bowls for what they like to call “singles-awareness-day,” and their approach to this holiday is one of the many reasons we love this bar so, so much.
Feb 14th, 7pm | $65/person | Call to RSVP
For a laid-back and oh-so-fun evening, Barnett’s is hosting a “Fondue for Two” event features a wide selection of whiskey and loads of melted cheese. (gentlemen, this is a winner.)
Feb 14th, 6pm | $25/couple for carriage ride | Call to RSVP
The Hilton Waco is offering a four-course dinner served alongside a romantic violinist AND, get this—carriage rides. The temperature will be perfect for snuggling up under a blanket while you tour around downtown in a horse-drawn carriage. This is the shock-and-awe you are looking for, men.
Feb 14th, 7pm | Free
Picture this: Rooftop bar, live jazz and the ambiance of downtown while sipping on some locally produced wine. The fact that Waco even has a chic rooftop wine bar is something we are extremely proud of.
Feb 14th, 8pm | Free
If you’ve got some secret pipes you’re dying to show you, Common Grounds is hosting their weekly open mike night on Valentine’s day and what better way to swoon a lady than with song?
Milo & Balcones
Feb 16th, 5:30 & 7:30pm | $85/person | RSVP Online
Their tasting room is the perfect combination of chic and romantic so really, you can’t go wrong with this choice. A multi-course meal is prepared and paired with delicious cocktails that complement each flavor perfectly.
Backyard Bar & Grill
Feb 16th, 8:30pm | $18/person | RSVP Online
If the concert kindles the flame for you, Randy Rogers will be performing at the Backyard Bar & Grill in honor of Valentine’s day, and ladies if you plan this right—this is a prime example of why a Wednesday Vday is actually the best. Valentine’s 2018 is the ~week of love~ amirite?
Feb 17th, 6:30pm | $165/couple | RSVP Online
Whether it’s your first or 14th Valentine’s day evening together—you can never go wrong with surround yourself with interesting conversation starters. Cultivate 7Twelve will be hosting a catered meal with Happy Harvest, live music and a complimentary bottle of wine, and you’ll be surrounded by local artwork giving you plenty to talk about.
Whatever your fancy, Waco’s got something fun for you and your date to do. And if all else fails, grab a bottle of wine and a blanket, go find a rooftop or open field and enjoy the stars.