Okay, let’s just go ahead and call out to attention: Valentine’s Day is this weekend. You’re either pro- or anti-Valentine’s Day (or, hey, maybe you’re indifferent), but whatever the case may be, we’re here to help you find unique ways to celebrate around San Antonio.
Be Wine Valentine's Day with Crafthouse SA
Crafthouse SA, a local crafting experience with a DIY-style, has partnered with Tost Bistro to bring you a special and tasty pre-Valentine’s Day crafting event. Sip on wine and eat some treats by Tost Bistro while you create your very own chocolate bouquet and etched wine glasses. The best part? All materials (yes, wine too) are included―just bring along your sweetheart or your trusted, go-to anti-Valentine’s Day friend. When: Saturday, February 13, 2 – 4 p.m. at Tost Bistro. Visit here for event details and pricing.
Looking for a special gift that’s unique and locally handmade? Look no further! SoFlo Market is hosting a special Valentine’s Day–themed market, complete with a sweetheart photo booth wall! The market features local artisans and makers (including yours truly) selling everything from handmade jewelry, pottery, and soaps to paintings, vintage accessories, and home decor. SoFlo Market is the perfect way to support the local economy while having a great time. Music and food trucks will be available. The event is pet-friendly too, so don’t forget your furry little sweetheart! When: Saturday, February 13, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at SoFlo Market. Visit here for event details.
Valentine’s Dinner and Ghost Tour
- Romantic three-course dinner for two? Check.
- Gazing into bae’s eyes by candlelight? Check.
- Hanging with ghosts in downtown San Antonio? Wait, what?!
Ok, this may sound a little creepy for Valentine’s Day, but why not try something different this year? After all, love is eternal, even in death. How romantic! Dinner at the historic and haunted Menger Hotel will be followed by a ghost tour of the hotel and other sites around the downtown area. When: Friday – Sunday (February 12 – 14) at the Menger Hotel. Visit here for event details and pricing.
I Heart David Bowie At The Brooklynite
Listen up, Bowie fans, ‘cause this one’s for you! Head over to The Brooklynite on Saturday to help them pay tribute to a musical legend and everyone's beloved Starman. The event will feature music, movies, and more! The best part? Costumes are encouraged! Let’s dance! Visit here for more details. When: Saturday, February 13, 9 p.m. at The Brooklynite.
Share The Love At The DoSeum
For the little loves in your life, the DoSeum will feature interactive activities and games through forms of the written word, poetry, expression, and random acts of kindness. You can find a detailed list of the day’s activities here. During the month of February, the museum is hosting a “Share the Love” gift drive, where you can purchase a gift from the museum’s store that’ll be donated to children receiving services at The Children’s Shelter and Child Advocates of San Antonio (CASA). Now that's sharing the love! When: Saturday, February 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the DoSeum.
Valentine’s At O’liva
Another great option for great food and dining. O’liva Healthy Local Cuisine & Tasting Room is offering a pre-Valentine’s Day prix fixe dinner and reduced-pricing on select champagne. And on Valentine’s Day, enjoy brunch (10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and a complimentary champagne cocktail and dessert. Visit their blog for more details on menus and pricing. When: Saturday, February 13 (Dinner); Sunday, February 14 (Brunch) at O’liva.