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January 30, 2017 / Millerann Moya / , , / Comments

From Plano With Love

Update: for Valentine’s Day 2018, click here.

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we have compiled special options from hotel packages and unique events to delicious restaurants to make your planning easy. Enjoy a night out in Plano with your significant other or enjoy a get-together with friends because Plano was just named by WalletHub as one of the Top 20 Cities to Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Stay Overnight

Aloft Plano
Chill out this Valentine’s Day at Aloft Hotel. Enjoy two free cocktails per night at the always happening W XYZ® bar. Book online or call 866-716-8143 and mention rate plan ALWAIT.

Cambria hotel & suites Plano-Frisco
Enjoy a discounted room rate in one of their luxurious suites along with: French roses in a champagne bucket, 8 stemmed roses, Grand Marnier chocolate covered strawberries, and heart-shaped strawberry pancakes with a side of bacon or sausage, mimosa, coffee and fruit for two guests. Please call the hotel directly at 972-473-9010 to book this package.

Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center
The Dallas Plano Marriott has a Valentine’s Day package available through February 19. The package includes: a special chocolate delight from the Chef upon arrival, one bottle of sparkling wine, breakfast for two in hotel restaurant (or a $20 room service credit), complimentary self-parking and a late checkout of 2 p.m. for $169 per night plus tax. Be sure to use promotional code LVU in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 and ask for promotional code LVU.Valentine's Day, From Plano With Love

NYLO Plano at Legacy
Need a late check-out after your Valentine’s night out? NYLO offers a “Breakfast & Bed” package with breakfast for two and a 2 p.m. late check-out. Check their website for availability and pricing.

For more hotel accommodations, see our complete listing.

Attend a Valentine’s Day Event

Daddy’s Little Sweetheart Dance
Feb. 4 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Plano Centre
Enjoy an evening of music, refreshments, and dancing for fathers/grandfathers and daughters ages 4-14 years old. Registration is required for each adult and each child attending. Register through Plano Parks and Recreation’s Leisure catalog and use code #189351.

Valentine’s Day Prep Course Cooking Demo
Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m.
Urban Rio
Join Urban Rio as Executive Chef Salvatore Gisellu demonstrates how to prepare a three-course meal just in time for your Valentine’s Day celebration! This special cooking demonstration will take place in the Tequila Room and is $44.90 (plus tax and gratuity). Pricing includes three courses paired with three Valentine’s Day-inspired cocktails, and the demonstration of all items at the dinner. Guests will also leave with recipe cards for each of the courses and cocktails. Space is limited for this cooking event, and reservations are required. Contact Kali at 972-543-8911 or kali@urbanrio.com for more information or to make your reservation.

First Date: the Musical
Feb. 9-19; times vary
Collin Theatre Center
Collin College Theatre presents this new musical comedy.  When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives? Tickets are available online.

Love is Blind
Feb. 10-11 & 14 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Dark Hours Haunted House
Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a haunted house, right? If “scary” is your thing, you’ll enjoy this special feature at the Dark Hours Haunted House. Click to see more details about the haunting story of Giselle Scuro.

“Death Imitates Art: A Second Helping” by Rover Dramawerks
Feb. 10-11 at 7 p.m.
Rover Dramawerks
Enjoy a night of murder mystery dinner theatre. Somebody in the Rover family will be murdered, and it will be up to the audience to help solve the crime. Join in for an intimate evening of murder mystery dinner theatre, featuring several of your favorite Rover Dramawerks actors.

Casablanca 75th Anniversary
Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.
Angelika Film Center
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this special screening of that classic favorite, Casablanca, at the Angelika Theater at the Shops at Legacy.  Casablanca has it all, and it’s the perfect movie for you and your valentine.

Eat Out

With over 800 restaurants in Plano, you’re bound to find something that peaks your interest. View a complete list of dining options in Plano by visiting our website. Don’t forget to buy your love chocolates! Kate Weiser Chocolates has a pop-up shop at The Shops at Legacy through Valentine’s Day and Dude Sweet Chocolate has unique chocolate gift options in the Downtown Plano Arts District. While you’re in downtown, pick-up some boozeballs (aka: booze-filled cake balls) from Amazeballz. None of these will disappoint. 

Valentine's Day, From Plano With Love


Send a Valentine

Make their heart zing! The Men of Note will be delivering Singing Valentines all day on February 14. A formally-dressed quartet will sing two love songs in four-part a cappella harmony. They will also present a card with your personal message inscribed and your choice of a rose, a stuffed bear, or a balloon. Quartets will travel to the venue you choose within the North Dallas or Collin County area. Prices start at $60 with additional charges for smaller delivery windows. Book your Singing Valentine today at menofnote.org.

Girl’s Weekend Getaway

Not hitched and want to plan just a weekend away with the girls? Check out our blog post that highlights all Plano can offer a girl’s weekend trip from spas and shopping to live music and swanky restaurants. 

And be sure to check out our 11 reasons to #LOVEPLANO!

Cover photo credit: Seasons 52
NYLO pool photo credit: NYLO
Dining photo: Visit Plano