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Spreading the Love This Valentine’s Day

Feb 2, 2024

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, a holiday devoted to celebrating the people that matter most in our lives. Whether you’re in a relationship, or simply looking to celebrate with your friends, Valentine’s Day in Baltimore has something to love for everyone!

Delightful Dinners

Romantic dinners and Valentine’s Day are synonymous, making it one of the most popular days of the year to sit down at a fine restaurant. Luckily, Baltimore has no shortage of establishments for you to enjoy.

Cosima in Hampden offers an elegant atmosphere for you to enjoy authentic Sicilian cuisine. Its carefully curated menu and deluxe cocktails ensure that you’ll get the full Sicilian experience without having to hop on a plane. Make sure to try their Pesce Alla Grigila, featuring the grilled fish of the day over a salad of arugula, red onion, radicchio, orange, fennel, olives, and citrus vinaigrette.

Another exceptional spot is The Wine Collective, an urban winery with a delectable food menu. Sit down at the wine bar to taste one of their flavorful creations, and pair it with a charcuterie board that will make your tastebuds sing. After your visit, take home one of their wine bottles that will become a staple in your home.

Hersh’s specializes in cheffing up dishes designed to be shared. Their classic Italian fare with a modern twist has won numerous local awards and their ingredients are guaranteed to be fresh and vibrant. Don’t miss out on their homemade pasta!

La Scala, located in Little Italy, is another superb Italian restaurant with a romantic atmosphere. They blend authentic Italian cuisine with forward-thinking specialties, creating a menu that is as diverse as it is delicious. Their special Valentine's Day menu includes upscale delicacies, like the Rib Cut Veal Chop.

Show Your Love With a Gift

Valentine’s Day gifts are a splendid way to show your love for someone, whether they are a romantic partner, family member, or friend. Baltimore is full of shopping opportunities that will allow you to select the most memorable, thoughtful gift possible. 

Charm City Chocolate is a must-stop-shop for all chocolate lovers. Their thoughtfully designed chocolate creations are as appealing to the eye as they are to the tastebuds. Surprise your loved ones with one of their deluxe gift boxes, designed to please even the pickiest of sweet tooths. 

Berries By Quicha is a gourmet chocolate-covered strawberry shop that’s put together strawberry creations for figures like Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, and Beyonce! Using only the freshest, sweetest strawberries, Strawberries By Quicha allows you to customize your very own gift or choose from an array of their Valentine’s Day specialty packages!

V-NO in Fells Point is a paradise for wine lovers, offering rare wines not found anywhere else in Baltimore. If your partner, family member, or friend is looking for a premier wine to add to their shelf, then they’ll love a gift from V-NO!

If you’re not sure what type of gift to get, stop by the Valentine’s Day Market at Checkerspot Brewing Company on February 10 from 12-4pm! The marketplace is a one-stop-shop for Valentine’s Day gifts, featuring romantic staples such as flowers, chocolates, and candles. Make your shopping experience even better by enjoying one of Checkerpsot’s delicious brews as you browse. 

Galentine’s Day

Not every Valentine’s Day event has to be romantic. Sometimes, events are best shared with “the gals.” Baltimore has many fun events to make this Galentine’s Day one you and your friends won’t soon forget!

On Saturday, February 10, Mt Washington Tavern is hosting Galentine’s Day Drag Bingo, a charity event that promises a good time. Play bingo, win prizes, and enjoy a brunch buffet with drink specials! Money from the event will support the Junior League of Baltimore to advance women’s leadership in the Baltimore community.

On Friday, February 9, The Point in Fells invites you to grab your girls and do Galentine’s Day right at their Galentine’s Day Night Out. The party includes a premium open bar, photo station, DJ, gift bags, and Deep Eddy drink specials. Tickets are limited, so make sure to grab one soon!

On February 10 and 11, The Maryland Zoo is hosting the Galentine’s Day Flamingle, an unforgettable Vegas-themed event for you and your besties! Enjoy food, an open bar, and games as you learn fun facts about all types of animals. Reserve your spot now!

An Unforgettable Valentine’s Day In Baltimore

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a romantic evening, buy a brilliant gift, or enjoy a day with the gals, Baltimore has something for you this Valentine’s Day! Get your flowers, get your chocolate, and enjoy this delightful holiday with the person or people you love the most.