Love is in the air! Whether you’re celebrating self-love, Galentine’s Day or a traditional Valentine’s Day with your partner, L.A. is full of ways to celebrate love and friendship all month long. From crafts to movies to traditional romantic meals, we’ve got you covered in our Valentine’s Day roundup.
Say “I Do”
If you’re ready to go all in for Valentine’s Day, marry your sweetheart at Santa Clarita City Hall during The Big I Do Event on Feb. 14. The all-inclusive wedding ceremony allows each couple to invite up to six guests for the group celebration, which includes brunch, wedding cake, champagne toasts, professional photographer, dance floor and an actual marriage license. Up to $600. santa-clarita.com
Nothing says romance like a couples massage. Burke Williams Spa is offering special Valentine’s Day packages, including massage therapy, facials, manicures, spa baths and their all-new tranquility massage treatment. $185 and up. burkewilliams.com
Join Urbanic, a stationary and gift shop in Venice, for Little Valentine Craft Club on Feb. 5 to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little ones. Browse the store and sip on drinks while your little one makes learns to make their own craft from Violet of Rock Paper Scissors. For ages 4 and up. FREE. urbanicpaper.com
Need date night ideas? Take a stroll through downtown Pasadena and enjoy a six-course tasting menu and a parting gift at Perle Restaurant. $15-$175 per person. perlerestaurant.com Or head to the historic Raymond for a four-course menu, featuring roast duck, black cod and delicious desserts. $140 per person. theraymond.com
And don’t leave the kids out on Valentine’s Day! They’ll love the heart-shaped pizzas at Mickey’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria in Hermosa. These love-shaped pies have become a family tradition. Ordering it with favorite toppings allows kids to have some fun at home before the parents spend a little time with each other. mickeysdeli.com
Celebrate love with some laughs at Giggles & Grooves Valentine’s Day Edition on Feb. 17. The live show at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium features stand-up comedian and actor Lil Duval and award-winning R&B singer/songwriter Donell Jones. $47 and up. visitpasadena.com
Roses are Red
Don’t forget the flowers! The Grove will host a special pop up from Holy Chic Los Angeles, which will feature an exclusive collection of infinity roses and other Valentine’s gifts through Feb. 14. thegrovela.com
Bring the kids to North Weddington Park in North Hollywood on Feb. 4 for a special Valentine’s Play Date with Shane’s Inspiration. The Valentine’s fun will include crafts, snacks and plenty of playground fun. FREE. inclusionmatters.org
All ages are invited to Big Sunday’s 11th Annual Valentine’s Day Spread the Love Event. On Feb. 14 volunteers will gather at Saint Barnabas Senior Center next to MacArthur Park to make cards and goodie bags for senior citizens, followed by a dance class and brunch. bigsunday.org
Celebrate Puppy Love on Feb. 11 at The Shore Room at The Seabird Resort in Oceanside. The special Valentine’s Day event for dog lovers and their furry friends will feature dog treats, boozy drinks, a puppy kissing booth, dog sway and more. FREE. theseabirdresort.com
If you like to stick to tradition, celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic movie. Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District has plenty to choose from in their Rooftop Romance film series. Catch “La La Land” on Feb. 14, “The Notebook” on Feb. 19 or “500 Days of Summer” on Feb. 24. $16.50 – $25.50 for adults; $11.75-$13.75 for kids 12 and under. Note some films are for 18 and over. rooftopcinemaclub.com
Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day getaway?
These hotels are offering special Valentine’s Day promotions — perfect for a last-minute parent escape, a relaxing staycation for those looking to get away close to home or a family getaway trip as some of the properties are super family-friendly!
At Hotel Winters in Winters, Calif., “everyday in February is Valentine’s Day.” Available offers include: 10% off best available rate; a bottle of wine and Valentine’s treat; $50 off spa treatment of choice (per reservation) and complimentary dessert at Carboni’s.
At Hotel Ziggy in West Hollywood, the “single AF” package includes a $50 credit at B-Side Pizza; curated vinyls by solo artists to play in-room; cleansing masks by Tenth and Mae and more.
Also in West Hollywood, the “Love is Better in Bed” packages at Chamberlain and Le Parc Suites include a champagne breakfast in bed for two; 20% off in-room spa treatments from Soothe and more. Montrose in Beverly Hills has a similar package.
In Corte Madera, Marin Suites is offering 15% off its best flexible rate, as well as a welcome amenity including chocolates, sparkling cider and a rose-petal presentation. And for its “Harbor of Love” theme, Harbor Court in San Francisco includes a waterfront room, bottle of champagne, box of chocolates and more.