How to spend your Valentine’s Day in Chattanooga

Check out some of these date ideas or ways to spend time with family + friends for this year’s Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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We have to admit, every Valentine’s Day punny intro we thought of even made us cringe a little too hard, so we’ll spare you all (just this time).

Valentine’s Day in particular tends to come with mixed emotions, and a lot of the time, stress. Our goal for today is simple — share some local ways to spend the holiday to help alleviate the pressure of planning the perfect day.
Pro tip: reservations tend to fill up quick, so make sure to secure your spots while you can.

💝 Date ideas + other events

Romance at Ruby | Enjoy a date night at Ruby Falls during select dates for a special lantern tour, a keepsake photo + gift, and to learn about the love story of Leo Lambert and his wife, Ruby, which led to the discovery of Ruby Falls.

Spend an evening with Eros Hat Co. + Permanent Jewelry | Reserve a custom hat styling or permanent jewelry design session, enjoy charcuterie and champagne from 6-9 p.m., and receive special pricing on select styles.

Take a class at The Chattery | Try out one of the Valentines-themed classes like “Will You Be My Sugar Cookie?” Cookie Decorating 101, “Love Potion No. 9" Valentine’s Day Cocktails, or Valentine’s Day Wine & Chocolate Pairing.

A Taste to Love | Spend an evening with your special someone at Niedlov’s for an elegant five-course dinner.

Valentine’s Single Mixer | Mingle with singles this Valentine’s Day at The Wanderer (inside of Hotel Indigo). Come out for gourmet appetizers, live music by DJ 88 Trey, drinks, and plenty of fun.

Take a Valentine Train Ride | Enjoy a romantic train ride and a four-course dinner experience in a restored 1924 dining car.

Hearts and Hisses | Celebrate Valentine’s a little early on Feb. 11 at the Chattanooga Zoo with some of the zoo’s beloved residents.

🍫 Sweets and treats

Cocoa Asante | Go above and beyond with artistan chocolates crafted with cacao from Ghana.

Noogarons | The Valentine’s Day Box includes the flavors Creme Brulee, Black Forest Cherry, Pistachio Rose, Chocolate Covered Strawberry + Raspberry White Chocolate.

Poppytons Patisserie | Pick up a sweetheart cake or strawberries dipped in Callebaut dark chocolate topped with pistachios, freeze dried raspberries, gold sparkles, or drizzled milk chocolate.

Flora Chattanooga | Choose from a selection of vegan + gluten-free treats, pre-orders are open now.

Bleu Fox Cheese Shop | For someone who wants something sweet + savory, check out the Cheese Lovers Platter full or artisan cheeses, meats, Marcona almonds, chocolate covered strawberries, and more.

🌹 Where to get your flowers

Joli Jardin | Valentine’s Day pre-orders are available until Feb. 10, with deliveries heading out Feb. 11-14. You can choose between nine different bouquet styles, three sizes, and a Certified American Grown option.

Fox & Fern | Valentine’s Day pre-orders are live and must be placed by Feb. 10. Choose your count of roses and colors + Fox & Fern will take care of the rest.

BloomHeart Flower Co. | Choose between standard, deluxe, and premium flower selections.

Have another way you’re celebrating your sweetie locally? Let us know.

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