Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, leaving many struggling to find the perfect place to take their special someone. Northern Colorado offers a wide array of unique, casual, romantic, and memorable options for people of all interests, providing any pair of local sweethearts with the perfect plans for a Colorado Valentine’s Day.
The Loveland Fire and Ice Festival – This FREE award-winning event runs from February 9th through the 11th in Historic Downtown Loveland and features ice sculpting, fire sculptures, live music, food vendors and goods for purchase from local artisans. You and your valentine can enjoy a drink from the Brewing & Distillery Tent or stop by one of the hot chocolate stations. The Loveland Fire & Ice Festival also offers a mini winter carnival, providing the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family.
Group Wedding and Vow Renewal Ceremony – Loveland is known as the Sweetheart City, so an excellent way to celebrate love this Valentine’s Day could be renewing your vows or even get married at the 2nd Annual Loveland Valentine’s Day Group Wedding & Vow Renewal Ceremony. This event will take place at the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater (located at Civic Center Park – 500 E. Third St. in Loveland). Soft candlelight along with live romantic music will set the mood, while the Lagoon provides a beautiful background for pictures. An officiant will be on site to sign certificates. Couples must register by purchasing tickets online by 3 PM on February 14th.
Hearts Around Town – For over 40 years, the Thompson Valley Rotary offers the opportunity to publicly show your love for your Valentine with their Hearts Program. Throughout the city of Loveland, aptly known as the Sweetheart City, red hearts are hung with personalized love notes. Hearts sell quickly so be sure to put your order in early.
Greeley Ice Haus – For another fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family, The Greeley Ice Haus Skating Rink will be hosting its annual Sweetheart Skate on February 9th from 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM. Tickets are $6 per person and include skate rental, games, and the chance to win prizes from local businesses.
Date Night At The Cooking Studio – The Cooking Studio in Fort Collins has created an opportunity for interactive Valentine’s Day date night that is both fun and delicious. Learn from one of their Chef Instructors and then enjoy an incredible meal that you’ve made together. One ticket is good for two people and includes everything you need to create a memorable night.
Pinot’s Palette – Pinot’s Palette in Fort Collins offers a unique Champagne And Chocolates painting class that will allow you to create a unique masterpiece regardless of your level of experience. Choose between “Heartbeat” or their Date Night option, “Pour Me Some More.”
Drinks And Eats
Grimm Brothers Brewhouse – Grimm Brothers Brewhouse in Loveland brews a new beer every February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This year, back by popular demand, is the Chocolate Cherry Brown Lager. The yearly Valentine’s Day brew can only be enjoyed at their taproom and select Loveland restaurants and bars.
LoCo Artisan Coffee House – Not into beer? This local Loveland Coffee House brews a special Valentine’s roast available only in Loveland. What’s not to love about their delicious creme de minthe?
Sweet Heart Winery – Loveland’s ruggedly charming Sweet Heart Winery provides the opportunity for couples to sip, savor, and enjoy the scenery at their Valentine’s Day Dinner. Combining food from Scratch Food Truck, classical harp music, and their unique variety of wines that are crafted, aged and bottled locally, Sweet Heart Winery offers a savory and indulgent Colorado Valentine’s celebration.
Cafe Vino – While Fort Collins is home to many romantic restaurants perfect for a celebrating with your special someone, Cafe Vino offers a quaint setting along with fine wine, local beer, European-inspired menu and incredible desserts. Enjoy unique delicacies in a casual, yet classy setting.
The Chocolate Café – Does your sweetheart have a love for chocolate or another sweet craving? The Chocolate Café in Fort Collins is inspired by cozy European chocolate cafes and offers a homey chocolate haven along with a variety of comforting dinner, dessert and drink choices.
Chimney Park – Chimney Park Restaurant & Bar consistently creates memorable dining experiences with refined dining and warm ambience. Chimney Park offers a Valentine’s Day Dinner with a selection of “love potent dishes” created to stimulate romance and satisfy appetites.
Northern Colorado offers an extensive variety of unique events and restaurants for celebrating Valentine’s Day in a memorable way. For even more local and romantic recommendations, contact All Property Services today at (970) 224-4446 in Fort Collins or (970) 613-4446 in Loveland.