Where to Dine for Valentine’s Day 2018 in Vancouver

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With Dine Out Vancouver wrapping up this weekend (until February 4, 2018), the next big eating occasion out for Vancouverites will be Valentine’s Day. For those wanting to celebrate their love over a lovely multi-course meal, the city offers many restaurants eager to woo you with their culinary prowess.

Here are six establishments that have put together unique and sumptuous menus for paying tribute to the day of hearts.

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Where to Dine for Valentine’s Day 2018 in Vancouver

Get your V-Day on with these special Vancouver events

Lesli Brownlee and Alex Rose in ABB Collective’s production of Sam Shepherd’s Fool For Love.

Dream with the fishes, soak up a heartbreaking two-hander or experience the post-VDay hangover blues with Vancouver’s bluest musical sex comedy performer. Here are a few events that will make this year’s Valentine’s Day (and Day After) one to remember.

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Get your V-Day on with these special Vancouver events

8 Most Unique Flavours at the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

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The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival takes place Jan 20 – Feb 14

It’s the sweetest event of the season! Starting this Saturday, January 20 the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back for its 8th annual celebration of all things hot, chocolatey and delicious!

The 8th annual Hot Chocolate Festival will run until February 14, 2018 (there’s your Valentine’s Day date planned), giving you 26 days to try all 75 of the crazy flavours from over 30 local businesses participating in the festival.

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8 Most Unique Flavours at the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Rooms with Views: Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

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Whenever I return to Vancouver from a trip, I’m always struck by the phenomenal scenery and views of the city that I often take for granted during my day-to-day life here. It takes being away, as well as special occasions, like dinner out, that make me see and appreciate Vancouver anew.

Luckily, there are many excellent restaurants with locations that make them perfect for admiring what the city has to offer, whether it’s a waterfront view or sightlines of the mountains. Twinkly lights, blue gray mountains, and shimmery water – paired with great food and drink – make for an unforgettably romantic evening, especially with someone special.

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, here are five recommendations for restaurants with views for the 14th, or for your next date night:

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Rooms with Views: Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 4 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With The Whole Family

A City With Heart | Photo: Spencer Finlay (Flickr)

For many, Valentine’s Day is a special occasion celebrated with romantic candlelit dinners, long-stemmed roses, and stolen kisses, but for parents with young kids, the day of love can easily shift from a day of passion, to an excuse to order in and implement early bedtimes.

Having kids shouldn’t mean forgoing the Valentine’s Day festivities! Vancouver offers a long list of great Valentine’s Day activities fit for the whole family to enjoy. Here are just 4 of the ways you can celebrate love on February 14th with your kid in tow.

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Kids In Vancouver: 4 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With The Whole Family

Vancouver Mysteries Presents the Third Annual Valentine’s Day Couples Competition

Team Katers (winners 2015, 2016); Sourced from Vancouver Mysteries’ Facebook Page

Do you and your sweetie have a competitive streak? Do you try to beat relatives and friends when you’re playing as a team during a friendly game of Pictionary or Charades?

If so, Vancouver Mysteries might just have the Valentine’s Day activity for you. You’ll get the chance to work as a team and have the opportunity to explore the streets of downtown Vancouver.

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Vancouver Mysteries Presents the Third Annual Valentine’s Day Couples Competition

For the Love of the Craft: Valentines Day Brewery Tour

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Image courtesy of Vancouver Brewery Tours | Facebook.com

If you have a love affair with beer, it’s time to celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a tour hosted by Vancouver Brewery Tours. The tour connects couples (or beer-loving singles) to the heart of the city’s booming craft-beer community for an exclusive “For the Love of the Craft” Valentine’s-themed tour on Sunday, February 14 from noon until 3:30pm.

If you and your loved one aren’t fans of chocolate and red wine, this is the perfect answer that will make you both… hoppy!

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For the Love of the Craft: Valentines Day Brewery Tour