It's time to start thinking of some things to do for Valentine's Day in Seattle Southside! Even with pandemic-related restrictions, there are more than a few places to take your significant other for a special day/night in Seattle’s Backyard. From a sweet indulgence at a chocolate factory, to a romantic dinner out, to a staycation deal at a nice hotel, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to "wow" your valentine!
Top Five Ideas for Things to Do on Valentine's Day
- Take a Chocolate Factory Tour at Seattle Chocolate
- Romance Package at the Marriott Seattle Airport
- Saint Valentine's Dinner at Copperleaf Restaurant
- Impress your Valentine with a romantic recipe
- Stop by any of these best places to pick up some traditional flowers and candy
Treat your sweetie to a sweet treat on the Seattle Chocolates Factory Tour! Yes, the tour is still operating with new, safety guidelines! You’ll learn about Seattle Chocolates’ sustainable sourcing methods, see how the truffle bars are made, and get plenty of delectable samples. After the tour, you’ll have a chance to buy some unique flavors from the shop! If you’re going around Valentine’s Day, try the special “here’s looking at you” sparkling mimosa dark chocolate bar.
After the year we've had, everyone needs a getaway! The Marriott Seattle Airport makes it easy with their Valentine Escape Package. Enjoy deluxe accommodations for two nights (February 12th-February 14th) in an Executive King, chocolate covered strawberries and a complimentary bottle of champagne each night, and dinner for two delivered directly to your room! Use the code 5RP when making your reservation to take advantage of this special discount.
Head to the Cedarbrook Lodge to experience a romantic Saint Valentine's Dinner at Copperleaf Restaurant. Chef Adam Stevenson will take you on a culinary journey with a delectable five-course menu featuring Taylor Shellfish Oysters, Maple Leaf Duck Breast, Passionfruit Tapioca, and more; expertly paired with award-winning wines.
Seating will be outdoors on their covered patio or indoor open-air. We'll keep you warm with heat lamps and a roaring fireplace, but be sure to bundle up. It's the perfect excuse to cuddle up close to your better half.
Impress your Valentine with a gourmet recipe (or try making one together!). Our recipes of the month have something for everyone. This month, we've got a fresh and delicious salmon recipe from Basil's Executive Chef David Wilson. The recipe comes with step by step directions and a video tutorial from the chef, so don't be intimidated!
There are plenty of local candy and flower specialty shops in this area to help you come up with the perfect gift combination. For some top rated flower shops, try SeaTac Buds & Blooms, or Puget Sound Floral in Normandy Park. When it comes to candy, Tukwila seems to be the candy capital of Seattle Southside. In addition to Seattle Chocolates, try See's Candies on Southcenter Parkway, or Candy Tyme and Lolli and Pops, both in Westfield Southcenter.