Looking for something to do with your lover on Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you want to go out and show off your single power shamelessly! Either way, Los Angeles is the hub for entertainment, dining and all things exciting in California, so you’re in the right place. If you’re a big fan of celebrating all things lovey-dovey for Valentine’s day but don’t know where to start, here is a list of the top things to do for this year’s celebration of Valentine’s Day in the Los Angeles area:
Galentine’s Event at L.A. Style House
Free on Valentine’s Day and ready to look your absolute best?! No guy this Valentine’s day? No sweat! The grand opening of LA STYLE House- a luxe hair extension and beauty studio located in DTLA- is ready to give you VIP treatment with hair, makeup, styling and photoshoots to make this galentine’s day the best looking one yet! Bring all your best gals to enjoy your day.
For the first time since the pandemic, Lovers Rock is back at Grand Park in downtown LA! If you’re looking for something that’s fun (and free) then this event is for you! Get some fresh air with your lover and enjoy some live music, a free photo booth, a pop-up flower market, and cookies!
This four-hour event celebrates love and community throughout downtown LA. Whether you bring your loved one or just a friend, this is the perfect outdoor event to celebrate the day.
Star-gaze at the Griffith Observatory
Looking for another budget-friendly activity to do with your significant other? The Griffith Observatory is a beautiful option. Star-gazing with the one you love most is simple, but romantic. Embracing the beautiful skies of Los Angeles is the perfect way to spend your Valentine’s day on a budget!
Want to spend a little more on a romantic and delicious dinner? At $175 a person, you can reserve a table at the iconic restaurant in Beverly Hill for a special Valentine’s dinner course. The Ivy is an up-scale Californian cuisine that is a beautiful backdrop for some Instagram photos with your significant other! Enjoy some delectable eats and maybe spot some celebs in the meantime!
Staycation at Paséa Hotel & Spa
A stay-cation is just what you and your loved one need! At Paséa Hotel and Spa, they have special couples packages, so you and your boo can sit back, relax, and enjoy each other’s company.
With complimentary parking and $50 food and beverage credit along with luxury accommodations, why wouldn’t you want to take a little vacay and get away! Even if it’s only 20 minutes away.
Private Helicopter Ride Over L.A.
Want to go all out this year? To get an amazing view of Los Angeles, take a private helicopter ride with your S.O. for the gesture of a lifetime. With an hour in the sky, you can take in all that is L.A. Feel like your on top of the world with this boujee Valentine’s date!
Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t wanna do anything lovey-dovey? This one day pop-up breakup bar at Harvard & Stone has everything you need to engage in the perfect Anti-Valentine’s Day. With themed cocktails, entertainment, and different art exhibits throughout the bar, call up all your single friends and get your party on!
Make a complimentary bouquet for yourself to show YOURSELF some love this Valentine’s Day. Whether you have a significant other or not, at the end of the day it’s always nice to show yourself some self-love. Starting at 4 p.m., make yourself a bouquet at One Colorado in Pasadena!
Street Food Cinema and TIL are hosting three gory nights of love at Million Dollar Theater in LA. Three different movies, three separate nights, you won’t be disappointed with the lineup and the activities that come along. Queen of the Damned, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Jennifer’s Body are all the feature films being shown over the course of the week. To go along, photo-ops and games will also be available for visitors.
Couple’s Romantic Wellness Retreat
At Lotus Home Yoga and Wellness Retreats, take a relaxing spa day and enjoy some romantic massages, chocolates, fresh fruit and champagne. Another staycation option to make you feel like your thousands of miles away in paradise.
Don’t like celebrating the traditional Valentine’s Day? Want something spookier? Getting ghosted on Valentine’s Day is no fun, but this haunted house makes it a little more enjoyable. Get a taste of Halloween this Valentine’s Day. This pop-up walk-through is a multiple day event leading up to the 14th.
Written by Grace Clarke