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Valentine's Day in Boston 2024: best things to do

Make the most out of Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day with these fun and flirty events

JQ Louise
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JQ Louise

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean just a romantic dinner. There are so many things to do in Boston for this February holiday. Treat your sweetie—or your friends—to a fun night out (or in!) at one of these activities this year. But of course a reservation at one of the  most romantic restaurants in Boston or a round of drinks at one of the most romantic bars around town are always good ideas too. Find something unique to do on Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day this year, and you're sure to impress!


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Time Out Market Boston
  • Things to do
  • Events & Festivals

Come make friendship bracelets at our Galentine’s Day Bash! Join us at Time Out Market for our first ever friendship bracelet-making party with Little Words Project. Craft bracelets for yourself, your valentine, or your BFF, and spread love by creating one for patients at Tufts Medical. Your ticket includes 90 minutes of a bracelet-making bonanza and a $10 card to enjoy exclusive Taylor Swift-themed cocktails. Let’s sip, craft, and celebrate! 

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Boston

  • Shopping
  • Flower shops
  • Back Bay

Wow your Valentine with this luxe collection of colorful blooms. Mesmerizing vanda orchids are tucked between watermelon pink garden roses, ombré peach roses, and petite coral spray roses. Trimmed with lush Dutch tulips and raspberry lisianthus in a modern white vase. $250.


Dive into a cozy winter night with a homemade dinner filled with a selection of Graves and Pessac-Léognan wine and food pairings. Offering sophistication in every glass, amp up your date night with these expert tips.

  • Discover Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan Blanc, 2021.This exquisite wine boasts a transparent yellow hue. Pair it with a delicate seafood dish, like grilled sea bass or a citrus-infused shrimp risotto, to complement its citrus and floral notes.
  • Indulge in Château Rahoul Blanc, Graves Blanc, 2019, which is a blend of 60% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot, bottled in May 2022 at the Château, yielding 112,000 bottles. Pair with a hearty lamb stew or a rich beef bourguignon to complement its robust flavors and velvety tannins.
  • Delve into the richness of Château Haut-Selve, Graves Rouge, 2019, boasting 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon. It presents a captivating garnet red color, a visual promise of its depth.Pair it with a rich beef stew or a herb-crusted rack of lamb to complement its deep flavors and refined structure.
  • Things to do

Have a romantic staycation with your partner at The Newbury this Valentine's Day. Their 'romance package' includes a weekend escape in an elegant guestroom or suite, a welcome Champagne amenity, breakfast for two from Personal Dining, and and late check out of 3pm. Enjoy tea for two every after, The Newbury will be serving a special tea time menu. Read more about the romance package and book here.

  • Restaurants
  • American
  • Bay Village

For a "rebellious" Valentine's Day, Rebel's Guild will be serving up a fun and flirty Lover’s Revolt menu on Saturday, February 10th and Saturday, February 17. Perfect to grab solo, with a date, or with a group, the specialty a la carte menu will feature themed dishes and cocktails alongside a DJ playing fun breakup songs. For more information or to make a reservation, click HERE.

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