For Valentine’s day in Atlanta, Georgia there will be lots to do. Even if you waited to the last second to plan something special there are many things to do in Atlanta for Valentine’s day . Several events for Valentine’s Day 2015 will be going on through out the city to create romantic memories.
These are some of the top events happening in Atlanta, GA to spread love this Valentine’s day season….
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H. Harper Station Sat., Feb. 14 Romance at H. Harper Station H. Harper Station is featuring a special four-course meal, wine pairings, and cocktail features this Valentine’s Day. Make a reservation by either calling or visiting the website.
The Original El Taco Sat., Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m. Stupid Cupid The Original El Taco is hosting an event for all of the singles out there for Valentine’s Day. Start the night off with jilted juice shots of pineapple-infused tequila, or a pitcher of the rebound-a-rita, a blood orange skinny margarita. A “Misery Loves Company” dinner special is also available for diners to enjoy.
Meehan’s Public House Sat., Feb. 14, 7 p.m. 1920’s Anti-Prohibition Dinner and Dance Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Meehan’s Public House with 1920’s inspired tapas, traditional cocktails, and live music from Courtney Renee Jazz. The sweetheart menu will include lamb meat balls, seared duck breast, salmon ala king, dessert, and more. Reservations are recommended.
Better Half Starts Feb. 13. Through Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day at Better Half Join Chef Zach Meloy as he has created a five-course Valentine’s Day meal. Some of the menu items include grilled sweet potato, jicama with ham hock marmalade, pickled onion, horseradish, corn chip, crab cake with shrimp louie, salted cucumber, yuzu vinaigrette, and more.
Southern Art & Bourbon Bar Sat., Feb. 14, 5:30-11 p.m. Valentine’s Day at Southern Art Join executive chef Art Smith this Valentine’s Day with his three-course prix fixe menu featuring L’Ouef au caviar with locally farmed brown egg, paddlefish caviar and cornmeal blinis and more. Seats can be reserved by either calling or visiting the website.
Petite Auberge Sat., Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Valentine’s Day lunch and dinner Petite Auberge is offering a special lunch and dinner for this Valentines Day. Lunch items include a piping-hot soup, crisp salad, prime entree and rich dessert, and dinner guests can enjoy hot hors d’oeuvres, fresh salads, rich soups, premium entrees and decadent desserts. Each woman will also receive a red rose. Reservations are recommended by calling the number.
STK Atlanta Sat., Feb. 14, 5:30-11 p.m. Earth & Sea Three-Course Dinner Treat your sweetie at Midtown’s steakhouse, STK Atlanta. STK is offering a special four-course prix fixe dinner that celebrates the best of earth and sea. Executive Chef Mark Alba will create dynamic surf and turf dishes. Wine and champagne pairings are also available. Make a reservation by calling or visiting their website.
SaltYard Sat., Feb. 14, 5-11 p.m. Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiac Dinner Join Saltyard on Valentines Day with a four-course aphrodisiac dinner complemented by the serenading of a live flamenco player. Featured dishes include ahi tuna crudo, scallops, oysters and chocolate cake. See website for full menu and reservation details.
Portofino Bistro Sun., Feb. 15, 6:30 p.m. Wine Tastings at Portofino Every third Sunday of the month, Portofino hosts a private wine tasting with expert Michael Gallant featuring 12 carefully selected wines presented in four flights and light appetizers from executive chef Matt Marcus.
Livingstons Fri., Feb. 13, 5-11 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 14, 5-11 p.m. Valentine’s Weekend at Livingston’s Livingston’s is offering a curated 3-course meal from Chef Michael Semancik. On Friday night, guests can enjoy the a la carte menu, while on Saturday the same menu applies with a fixed price. Spaces are limited so guests are encouraged to make reservations by either calling or visiting the website.
Vine & Tap Starts Feb. 9. Mondays-Saturdays continues through Feb. 14 Magnum Madness Vine and Tap is offering specials for the week of Valentines Day. Guests can enjoy 50% off all champagne on the wine list, sabering several 3L bottles of Veuve Clicquot, and a special Valentines Day menu. Reservations should be made through the website.
Polaris Starts Feb. 13. Continues through Feb. 14 Sky High Dinner This Valentines Day, Polaris is offering a prix-fixe menu featuring items such as lobster cocktail, sea salt-infused filet mignon, and more. WIne pairings and cocktails are also available for an extra $25 per person. Limited reservations are available and guests can make them by calling.
Shake Shack Sat., Feb. 14 Milkshakes at Shake Shack Shake Shack is offering a milkshake deal this Valentine’s Day. When you buy one milkshake, get the other free. Guests can choose from a variety of handspun flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, caramel, black and white, strawberry, peanut butter, or coffee.
Cook Hall Feb. 14. Continues through Feb. 15 Valentine’s Weekend at Cook Hall Join Chef David Gross and his inspired Blackboard Specials for Valentine’s Day. The following day, enjoy a classic Valentine brunch. Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s will be $5. Reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited.
Family & Kids
Best things to do in Atlanta for Valentine’s Day for kids and families.
1. A date with your little princess and her special friend
Alpharetta is home to the only American Girl Boutique and Bistro in Georgia. Have fun with their Valentine’s Day card craft and make reservations for lunch or even tea time. Don’t worry; you won’t be relegated to the usual kid menu offerings. Try the fancy fruit fondue or parmesan-herb fries.
Turn it into a family staycation with an overnight at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta. Start with a special check-in just for the wee ones and their dolls. Cookies and milk are delivered in evening and breakfast is included.
2. Giving of your heart
Your entire family can help cupid spread warm wishes by showing a member of our elderly community they are loved. Adopt-a-Senior Valentine is hoping to hand-out 700 gift bags to seniors at four metro area nursing homes. Your family can even join in the festivities and hand-deliver a gift bag at the Valentine’s Day party.
Inspire even the youngest of your family to get out and get fit. Not only does this race have the usual 15K and 5K offerings, but they have a special Baby Cake Run for children 10 and under. Each Baby Cake runner is rewarded with a cupcake and their very own commemorative medal.The 5K event is a USATF certified course and a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.
4. Candlelight dinner for the ENTIRE family
Did I lose you at the premise of a candlelight dinner involving your kids? What if I said it was at Waffle House? See, you feel so much better now. Your dining experience comes complete with white table cloths and a candlelit atmosphere. Don’t worry- they didn’t lose the scattered, smothered and covered. Select locations around the metro area are participating and reservations are accepted.
5. A sweet treat special
The worldwide sensation, known as Shake Shack, made its way to Atlanta in late 2014. While their beginnings are from a humble hot dog stand in Madison Square Park, their fans span the globe. Pair up and take a family date to their Buckhead location. When you buy one shake, they will “hook up your date” with a free shake .
6. Foster a lifelong love for the arts
Its 70th season was off to a rocky start, but the music is alive once again. Treat your kids to one of Atlanta’s artistic cornerstones, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. “My Family Valentine” series was made just for its namesake, the family. Afterwards, truly make it a day of the arts and pop next door for a tour of the High Museum of Art. Every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm, the High Museum offers interactive, guided tours of the galleries tailored specifically for families.