Galentine’s Day

Grab Your Friends for a Galentine’s Day Workshop and Craft Project

Bradenton's Salt & Pepper Cafe and Gypsea Soul team up to host a Valentine’s Day brunch dedicated to our BFFs.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Gift Guide

14 Great Local Valentine's Day Gifts for Every Loved One on Your List

From charcuterie boards to lingerie to Champagne, here are 14 Valentine's Day gifts from Sarasota stores.

02/09/2022 By The Editors

Love Notes

Five Easy Yet Romantic Valentine's Day Date Ideas

Head to the park or a beach, pretend you're a tourist at a local attraction, and more.

02/07/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Choc Talk

Make Your Own Valentine's Day Chocolates at the Faulhaber Fab Lab

Using the lab's new vacuum former machine, attendees can transform 3D printed objects into a custom Valentine’s Day chocolate mold.

02/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Valentine's Day

Say ‘I Love You’ on Valentine's Day With a Box of Specialty Chocolates

Indulge in gourmet chocolates from Noela, Banyan Tree, Norman Love and Gabriella Chocolates

02/03/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Matchmaker Cristina Morara shares advice on perfect gift ideas for each of the five love languages.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

In the Mood for Love

Make Your Valentine's Day Reservations at One of These Romantic Restaurants

Book a date night at one of these spots, pronto.

02/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Music and More

Seven Valentine's Day Events to Help Set the Mood

With a mix of in-person or virtual options, there's something for everyone.

02/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Gift Guide

You Can Find Indulgent Valentine's Day Chocolates at These Six Shops

Looking for last-minute sweet treats for this weekend? Here's where to go.

02/09/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Heart Eyes

Staying in for Valentine's Day? Here's Our List of Favorite Rom-Com Movies

Grab your popcorn and heart-shaped candies and enjoy this list of swoon-worthy movies.

02/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Are You Giving Good Phone? A Matchmaker’s Tips for Starting a Relationship Digitally

Pandemic dating anxiety is palpable, says Cristina Morara, but intimate connections are possible today—and they can start with a phone call.

02/09/2021 By Susan Burns

Date Night

These 11 Restaurants Are Offering Special Valentine's Day Meals

Whether you want to eat out or pick up a meal for two to eat at home, here are 11 solid options.

02/09/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sponsored Content

Let PIER 22 and GROVE Take Care of Your Valentine’s Day Plans This Year

Bring home a taste of romance with our special Valentine’s Dinner for Two.

02/01/2021

True love

Want a Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner at Waffle House? You'll Have to Go to Punta Gorda

The Punta Gorda Waffle House is one of more than 200 around the country that are offering special romantic meals this year.

02/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly planner

Nine Fun, Romantic Options for a Special Valentine's Day Meal

Restaurants, stores and breweries are offering everything from heart-shaped steaks to beer-infused cupcakes this Valentine's Day. Here are some great options for a fun time.

02/12/2020 By Rachel Suwak and Cooper Levey-Baker

Love Matches

Four Great Gifts for Valentine's Day—or Any Day

Buy for your loved ones or keep them for yourself.

01/30/2020 By Megan McDonald

Sarasota Romance

For Valentine’s Day, a Love Stories Trolley Tour

Just in time for Valentine's Day, trolley tours reveal Sarasota's hidden romantic history.

02/13/2019 By Mana Gale

Retail

Valentine's Day Spending Predicted to Reach $20.7 Billion

Just 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Valentine's Day this year, down from 55 percent last year and a high of 63 percent in 2009.

02/12/2019 By Staff

V-DAY

Here's Everything You Can Do This Valentine's Day in Sarasota

From heart-shaped pizza and upscale dinner dates to wedding renewals and orchid shows, we've got a list chock-full of romantic ideas this Valentine's day. This list will be regularly updated.

02/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Indulge

Five Indulgent Desserts for Valentine's Day

From Gateau Saint Honore to "doughquets," here's everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth—or gift your loved one—on Valentine's Day.

02/13/2018 By Ashley Cooper