Valentine’s Day is coming up and we’ve compiled a list to make your planning easy with special offerings from hotel packages and unique events to delicious restaurants. Plan a date night (or day date) with your significant other or grab your BFF and hit the town!
Stay the Night
Relax this Valentine’s Day at Aloft Hotel with their “Romance Package”. Package includes chocolate covered strawberries, one bottle of sparkling wine, and late check out! Just call 214-474-2520 and mention the Romance Package.
Cambria Hotel Plano-Frisco
Treat you and your special someone with a hotel stay at Cambria Hotel which will include chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of Champagne, rose petals, and breakfast for two the following day. Call the hotel number to book as there are different types of rooms depending on availability. Cambria is also offering a 3-course, prix-fixe menu in their restaurant for $55 plus tax and gratuity which includes two glasses of either wine or champagne.
Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center
Book an unforgettable Valentines weekend. Book now to receive a bottle of sparkling wine, and treats from our chef at the center of the thriving Plano, Texas area, Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center. We welcome you and your special someone with 4-star accommodations and romance in the air. Offer includes: one bottle of sparkling wine, a chocolate delight from our Chef, and breakfast for two in the hotel restaurant OR $40 room service credit (taxes and service fees not included). Be sure that promotional code LUV appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code LUV.
For more hotel accommodations, see our complete listing.
Valentine’s Events & Unique Offerings
Angelika Film Center
Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Angelika Film Center for a special viewing of Casablanca at 7 p.m. Valentine’s night. One of the most beloved American films, this captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization.
Art Centre Theatre
Since the dawn of time, music has been the language of love. This Valentines day join the Art Centre Theatre players as they serenade you with their favorite ballads, showcasing the brightest stars at Love Is In the Air: A Revue. They will take you through a charming evening exploring the depths of the heart, not just between lovers but, friends, family, and even heart break. Reserve your seats now; view showtimes here.
Ascension Annex at The Shops at Willow Bend
Ascension Annex is the place to be for Galentine’s Day. On February 13 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. gal pals can enjoy wine, cheese boards, live music, awesome swag and more! Plus, guests can partake in some boozy shopping before or after the event thanks to Willow Bend/Ascension’s new “sip and shop” concept. That’s right, shoppers who purchase beer or wine from Ascension Annex are able to browse the mall drink in hand while they shop for the perfect gift for their bestie or significant other. Tickets for the Galentine’s Day at Willow Bend can be purchased here.
Barnes & Noble Kitchen
Spend your Valentine’s Day with Barnes & Noble Kitchen as they host Master Sommelier Melissa Monosoff for a wine tasting and book signing. Food pairings will be available to accompany your wine. You will receive a signed copy of the book and special prices on bottles of wine with participation in the event.
One night between February 14-16 treat your date to a nice last meal then join the horde during this apocalyptic experience at Dark Hour Haunted House! Right now, FEVER is spreading like wildfire. Although the CDC is trying their best to contain the problem, FEVER is a virus driven by supernatural forces and it’s nearly impossible to stop. Once you’re infected, you’ll have to navigate a violent landscape of fellow biters to see if a cure can be found.
Grab your someone special and join in for a fun creative evening. During this workshop, you will create two 12×12 framed signs with two design options to choose from. They provide all the supplies and show you step by step how to create your very own Pinterest masterpiece. Enjoy $5 house sangria’s and Moscow mules. Two Valentine projects for $65.
Eat. Drink. Love. all week long at Legacy Hall! Bring your crew (or partner in crime) for flirty cocktails, alluring events + more! Monday is Karaoke Night, Tuesday is make your own floral arrangement night, Wednesday is Galentine’s Night Out, Thursday is sweet pairings and movie night in the Box Garden, and Friday is Single’s Awareness Day with happy hour and a DJ.
Bring the boys, bring your beau, or bring yourself. However you come, Flower Gals Co., All the Wire, and TX Bourbon are teaming up to make sure you are a very Goods Valentine. On February 13 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., come make a complimentary bouquet for your S.O (or for yourself) courtesy of the ladies of Flower Gals Co, create custom live-stamped baubles from All the Wire, and because F&R Distilling knows that Valentine’s isn’t Valentine’s without the warm and fuzzies, sip on some TX Bourbon. Don’t wait to make it a date! Complimentary bouquets are limited to the first 50 attendees.
RA Sushi Bar is inviting its guests to heat things up with their soymate this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a romantic and entertaining couples’ night out designed to teach participants about the power of aphrodisiac ingredients and help them make a little magic of their own. Roll of Attraction: An aphrodisiac sushi rolling class for couples takes place on Thursday, February 7 at 8 p.m. In addition to making and eating the Soy Crazy for You Roll together, couples will enjoy making other signature RA Sushi menu items including: the Rainbow Roll and Tuna and Salmon Nigiri– all while sampling three varieties of sake and Sofia Brut Sparkling Rosé.
Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West
A Lover’s Delight: a sweet and savory way to celebrate the lover’s holiday. Indulge in their crafted menu of chocolate tastings and invigorate your palate with the one you adore most.
Sweet Home Bath & Body
On February 10th grab your gal-pals and join them for a festive fun pom pom making workshop while celebrating friendship! Bubbly sips and sweet snacks will be provided as you make perfect pom poms for a custom sweetheart garland to take home. And no party would be complete without games and prizes; they will host an array of fun games for everyone to participate in for a chance to win some Sweet Home pampering prizes.
True Food Kitchen
Enjoy Valentine-themed beverages all week long. Hot in the Dark, War of the Roses, Rum Fly with Me and more.
Taste Buds Kitchen
Surprise your Valentine with a romantic date. With a fresh and vibrant menu, we will take you on a delicious tour of home-made Italian favorites. We’ve collected the country’s best staples and will teach you the basics to make a tasty Chicken Parmesan, a decadent Wild Mushroom & Truffle Oil Risotto, perfectly sweet pink Cannoli and more. Bring your loved one and share a special evening. BYOB. $60 per person.
Texas Wine & Wood
Bring your Valentine or your Galentine for an evening wood sign workshop. They will be featuring special Valentine designs for you to create. BYOB. Register here.
With close to 1,000 restaurants in Plano, you’re bound to find something that piques your interest. View a complete list of dining options in Plano by exploring our dining page. Don’t forget to buy your love some sweet chocolates and candies; stop by Kilwins at The Shops at Legacy, Sugarfina or Sprinkles at Legacy West, or pick-up boozeballs (aka: booze-filled cake balls) from Amazeballz in the Downtown Plano Arts District. None of these will disappoint!
Here’s some blog posts that may help you narrow down your options: Plan Your Next Date Night, Swanky Hotel Bars, Step Inside The Keeper, Plano Restaurants Put the Happy in Happy Hour, Plano Serves Up Steak, A Foodie’s Guide to Plano, Late Night Bites Around Plano, and The Plano Nightlife Scene.
10 Restaurants Offering Prix Fixe Valentine’s Dinners
Barnes & Noble Kitchen
From 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. enjoy a special prix fixe menu for $40 per person plus tax and gratuity including one glass of wine. Start with a kale or Caesar salad; entree options are a brick-cooked chicken, pacn roasted salmon, or braised short rib. Dessert offerings are a banana toffee cake or butterscotch pot de creme.
Cru Food & Wine Bar
Four-course prix fixe menu for $55 each.
Edith’s French Bistro
Take the guessing out and enjoy a prix fixe dinner menu with a lovely 4-course meal including soup, salad, choice of entree, and dessert, plus one complimentary glass of champagne per guest. There will also be live music! This outing is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited, so please call to reserve. Special menu is for dinner and seating times are 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. only.
Holy Grail Pub
Treat your valentine to five courses of culinary adventure, each paired with a craft beer or cocktail designed to enhance and celebrate the flavors in the dish. Seating is at 7 p.m. and it’s $65 per person. Reservations are required. Your dinner will include: seared scallops with mango cucumber relish paired with Boulevard Tank 7, orecchiette pasta with pistachio pesto paired with Pegasus Canoneer, mixed greens salad with roasted peaches
paired with Balcones Baby Blue Old Fashioned, pork tenderloin with sour plum sauce and broccolini paired with Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad, and chocolate donuts with cherry mousse paired with Epic Quad Big Bad Baptist.
Dinner will be served with a bottle of wine of your choice, red or white! Dinner will include two full course meals: an entrèe, one side, and a salad for each person, as well as, a dessert. Price ranges from $60-65.
Mexican Sugar will host your Valentine’s night with a dinner for two option for $80 per couple including: two glasses of Champagne, choice of soup or salad- chicken tortilla or Latin wedge, steak and lobster for two, and a special dessert for two.
Orin Swift has partnered with Taverna Rossa to create a special dinner serving a variety of their best wines and cocktails on this special evening. Tickets are $85+ per seat and seats are limited. Menu: 1st Course – Fragile Rose ceviche dumplings shrimp, avocado, jalapeño, aji amarillo puree. 2nd Course – Slander Pinot Noir peking duck sopes masa cakes, Napa cabbage slaw, peking duck, roasted poblano avocado crema. 3rd Course – Abstract GSM lo mein pastor charred shishito, pickled ginger, fried hominy, pea tendrils. 4th Course – Eight Years in the Desert Red Blend Bulgogi strip steak NY strip, maitake mushrooms, Fresno peppers, red chili mofongo. 5th Course – Ayate Tequila cocktail flan tartlet wine poached Asian pear, cashew 5-spice touille.
Chef Kevin continually refines and perfects his Valentine’s menu and this year will be his best yet. Bring your sweetheart for a dinner that is swoon-worthy. They’ll enjoy a 4-course menu with romantic epicurean favorites; indulgently incorporating jewels of the sea like scallops, lobster and crab. French Périgord truffles dust many of the dishes on the menu to add extra depth. Also included is a “Kiss Goodbye” of chocolate long-stemmed strawberries. $55 for 4 courses.
In addition to their regular menu, their chef has prepared a 3-course menu for $55 per person. The chef-featured menu includes shrimp & crab bisque, crisp salads, a filet & shrimp duet, and a special chef’s feature, all topped
off with your choice of decadent chocolate toffee torte or white chocolate cheesecake. Finish the evening with your dancing shoes on.
Celebrate with a 3-course dinner by Chef Tony Gardizi.
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.
Cover photo credit: Seasons 52