To help you have an enjoyable time this February, we've come up with Valentine's Day ideas that should help you plan the Goldilocks of dates: one that's not too cheap, not too expensive, not too over the top and not too uncaring—it'll be just right. Enjoy a romantic dinner at one of the best NYC restaurants, or invite your date over and put on our playlist of the best sex songs for your homemade, candelit dinner. Single or not the romantic type? Luckily, there's always a party worth going to in our pick of the best parties in New York. Here's our guide to the best Valentine's Day ideas NYC has to offer.
When is Valentine's Day?
Valentine's Day falls on February 14 every year.
Valentine's Day dinner and date ideas
Valentine's Day gift ideas
The best flower shops
Picking out the perfect bouquet is no bed of roses, but we've made it easy this V-Day with our list of the best florists in the city
The best chocolate shops in New York
Find the perfect Valentine's Day gift with an item from one of New York’s best chocolatiers
Valentine's Day ideas for her under $100
Find more creative and affordable Valentine’s Day ideas for her that are romantic without being cheesy
The best Valentine's Day ideas for him
Whether you've only gone on a few dates or have a long-term beau, these are the best Valentine's Day ideas for him
Funny Valentine’s Day cards for unromantic people
For the special lady or gent in your life, these Valentine’s Day cards say “I Love You” without the “Ew”
Anti-Valentine’s Day gift ideas
Whether you’re newly solo, happily single or filled with burning rage of a thousand exes, these anti-Valentine’s Day ideas will convey the proper sentiment
20 awesome last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts
These kick-ass last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts, from jewelry to quirky clothes, are sure to make them swoon