Valentine’s Day in Vancouver Top 10 Things to Do

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Valentine’s Day is coming up on Monday, February 14, 2011—Do you know how you’ll be celebrating the big day?

Top 10 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

1. Share a Romantic Dinner
An intimate dinner for two may be a bit of Valentine’s Day cliché, but for good reason: There’s just something inherently romantic about sharing a fine meal and good wine while gazing at each other in candlelight. This Valentine’s Day, you can try unusual seafood delicacies at the Unsung Heroes Festival at Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, listen to live jazz at O’Doul’s, or hold hands across the table at one of the Top 5 Vancouver Restaurants with a View.  Find the perfect restaurant here.

2. Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance Cruise
Romance your partner with gorgeous sea and city views, a gourmet buffet, and dancing aboard the luxury Pride of Vancouver. Get details here.

3. Party at a Vancouver Nightclub
Perfect for young couples and groups of friends, Vancouver’s hottest nightclubs have your V-Day covered. Dance and drink the night away at Cellar Nightclub’s Valentine’s Day Disco or at Republic’s Destineak.

4. Free Ice Skating at Robson Square
Ideal for families or couples who love the idea of sharing a skate together, the free ice skating at Robson Square is open until 9pm on February 14.

5. Sleepover at the Vancouver Aquarium
Scheduled for Saturday, February 12, the Vancouver Aquarium’s annual Valentine’s Day Sleepover “Hugs & Fishes” is an adult-only event that includes food workshops, movies, games, and more.

6. Relax with a Couple’s Spa Day
Vancouver’s world-class spas are a soothing retreat from everyday stresses and an excellent Valentine’s Day gift or activity. Not sure what spa treatment to try? 8 Vancouver Spa Treatments to Make You Melt

7. Sweet Heart Serenade at Rio Theatre
Bring the whole family to this all-ages V-Day event which includes a screening of The Princess Bride plus acoustic performances by Said The Whale and Jasper Sloan Yip.

8. 23rd Annual St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Comedy Improv on Granville Island
Not in the mood for romance? Laugh the night away at this hilarious competition between local and international improv teams.

9. Beer My Valentine at Granville Island Brewery
Another event that works as well for friends as it does for couples, the 4th annual Beer My Valentine pairs chocolates and beer with a live band and dancing.

10. Mount Seymour’s Guys Night Out – Girls Ride FREE
Since Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a Monday this year, it coincides with Mount Seymour’s Monday night skiing and snowboarding event where “Girls Ride FREE”. Get details here.

Have more ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Vancouver? Please share in the comments!


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