Need some ideas for Valentine's Day in Fort Lauderdale? Want to create a memorable day for someone special? Whether you are looking to plan something fun, adventurous, relaxing or romantic over Valentine’s weekend, you will find the perfect way to share your love on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Check out our list of Cupid-approved Valentine's Weekend hotel, restaurant, and attraction specials. After all, Fort Lauderdale Beach was made for love, even the water kisses the shore.
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All events and specials take place Friday, February 14 unless otherwise noted.
Renew Your Vows
I DO, Again: A Valentine's Day Vow Renewal Ceremony
Whether you are celebrating 1 month or 60+ years, or the historic 5-year gay marriage legalization, we invite you to join us to revisit and celebrate your wedding vows with a free to the public Vow Renewal Ceremony preceding the weekly Friday Night Sound Waves Concert at Las Olas Oceanside Park, on Friday, February 14 at 6:00 PM. Officiated by Pastor Marcos Van Dorn of Florida Faith Church, the non-denominational group vow renewal will feature a photo station and post-ceremony concert at 6:30 the ReaXtion Band. Bring a picnic to enjoy a family-friendly reception at the Park during the concert, or venture to any one of the nearby restaurants along Fort Lauderdale Beach for a romantic dinner. Check-In Begins at 5:00 PM. Pre-Register Online
For the Music Lover
FRIDAY NIGHT SOUND WAVES
Enjoy the beachside free and family-friendly concert at Las Olas Oceanside Park from 6:30 - 9:30 pm featuring the ReaXtion Band performing a range of music from the 1950s to today. Bring the family and a picnic and celebrate dancing under the stars. View details
For the Foodie
3030 Ocean invites you to share an elegant four-course Valentine’s Day dinner with your special someone with a special four-course prix fixe menu Our a la carte menu will not be available this evening! $90 per person. Reservations are required in advance and can be made by calling (954) 765-3030. View menu details
ATLANTIC HOTEL & SPA
Nestle under the stars at SKY Bar, located on the 5th Floor Oceanfront Terrace at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa for a special four-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day Dinner Under the Stars on Friday, February 14, or Saturday, February 15, provided by the hotel’s signature restaurant, Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery. Valentine’s Day Dinner Under the Stars (2 options):
Friday 2/14 and Saturday 2/15 with seatings at 6 p.m. or 8:15 p.m.
$49.50 per person (does not include beverages, tax or tip). View Details
BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP COMPANY
What a catch! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Fort Lauderdale Beach with a special 4-course dinner priced at $59.99 per person and available February 14 - 16. View Menu
Internationally renowned, composer, showman, and independent recording artist, Alex Fox, provides the soundtrack to a romantic Valentine’s Day at Café Ibiza, with a rare appearance from 7 pm – 11 pm, on Friday, February 14. Performing a range of classical rumba and flamenco rhythms to unique spins on modern pop, An Evening with Alex Fox will take guests on a musical journey of genres from his latest self-produced CD “After All These Years” to favorites from his 30+ year professional career. Reservations for An Evening with Alex Fox on Friday, February 14, are highly recommended, limited, and available exclusively via Open Table.
Head to El Vez for panoramic beach vistas and a menu of Mexican fare. Special Valentine's Day dishes featured are Corvina ceviche with candied kumquats, serrano pepper, and beet and chili Morita salt ($17) and lobster tacos, made with poblano and butter-poached lobster, roasted maitake mushrooms and squid ink tortillas ($23). From the regular a la carte menu order crab and avocado gazpacho ($14), whole fried yellowtail snapper Gulf of Mexico style ($34), or steak quesadilla ($15). A special mango margarita pitcher for two will be available for $56. Served from 6 p.m. to midnight. For reservations call, 954-414-8336
Chefs Pablo Salas and Jorge Gutierrez will serve up a four-course tasting menu of Mexican fare at Lona. Courses include lobster tostada and grilled Caesar salad, followed by a choice of mole including salmon filet, roasted chicken breast, filet and rose petal base, and chocolate-based mole negro. Dessert will be the chef's choice. Cost is $55 per person. Served from 6 to 11 p.m. For reservations, call 954-245-3069
Dine at Naked Crab with the one you love for a special five-course Valentine's Dinner prepared by Chef David Morales. For $75 pp you’ll receive a complimentary glass of Moet & Chandon champagne. Reservations are recommended by calling (954) 564-1000. View menu details
Enjoy a family-friendly Valentine’s Day feast buffet at RIVA within the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. $75 per adult - $35 per child, 5 to 12 years. Seating 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Non-alcoholic beverages included, Excludes tax and gratuity. View the Menu
At the Steak 954, steak lovers can indulge in special offers of half-dozen Wellfleet oysters ($24) and an 8-ounce wagyu rib-eye cap ($68). The a la carte menu will feature choices such as rack of lamb with black olive and rosemary ($54) and miso broiled sea bass with mushrooms and baby bok choy ($39). Served from 6 to 11 p.m. For reservations, call 954-414-8333
STEELPAN KITCHEN & BAR
Share a romantic dinner for two beachside at Steelpan Kitchen & Bar. Dine with a 3-course menu with champagne and amuse-bouche included! There will be live music from 5:00 - 10:00 PM too! Reservations are preferred, please call 954.302.5252. $140 per couple. View the menu
Whether you're lucky in love, feeling lucky you're not, or just need to chew up that recent heartbreak and wash it down, Tsukuro is dishing up a pair of Valentine's Weekend specials perfectly tailored to you. Grab your gal pals, significant other or reserve a beachside table for one, and celebrate the love of food and drink and a beautiful ocean view. Couples will want to take advantage of the LOVE BOAT, which features a complimentary split of TY'KU Sake [value $22] with any Sushi Boat for two, while those looking to mend a broken heart can indulge in the signature HEARTBREAKER ROLL, a mouthwatering combination of spicy tuna, tempura flake, tuna, spicy mayo, kimchee sauce [$15] with a complimentary hot or cold sake shot. View details
For the Gamers
Escapology Fort Lauderdale is the premier live escape game where players are locked in a room and race against the clock to find clues, solve puzzles and escape the adventure in 60 min. Find the key to unlocking love at Escapology. Book now using promo code VDAY and play for $25pp.
For the Cocktail Crowd
THE WRECK BAR
Spend a romantic evening with dinner and a show at the Wreck Bar. This historic destination is one of the few places in the world where you can enjoy the beauty of living mermaids from a porthole view while enjoying a tropical cocktail and dining on fresh seafood. Make sure to grab a seat for the world-famous Wreck Bar Mermaid Show with MeduSirena and her pod of Aquaticats at 7 PM followed by a co-ed performance with the Sirens & Sailors at 10 PM. From 8 PM – 11 PM you can partake in the endless dessert buffet and bubbles for $45. Reservations are necessary to ensure prime seating, call (954) 245-3836 or email Restaurant.Reservations@boceanfortlauderdale.com
Valet parking available and validated when dining to $5
For the Artist & Nature Lovers
BIRCH STATE PARK
Enjoy the charm of Birch State Park at night beneath tree canopies adorned with twinkling string lights. This whimsical setting provides the perfect ambiance for lovers and friends to share a special evening. Paddle along an ancient and freshwater Coastal Dune Lake for a mile, an endangered ecosystem crucial to the environmental health of this state park’s barrier island system. This is our little piece of the Everglades for all to enjoy under the stunning casts of our Florida sunsets. Park & Ocean is located within Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. For more information 954-563-2900 or visit, http://www.parkandocean.com/sunset-tours
For the Holistic and Healthy
Friday, February 14 from 9 AM - 10 AM
Enjoy a 60+ minute Hatha Yoga Eco Flow class which consists of postures, breathing, and meditation in the pure healing vibes of Nature. The teacher will demo and give clear directions with posture modifications for all levels to enjoy. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and NEWBIES to Yoga. This is a very casual and inviting environment where every color, shape, and size is welcome! $10 pp. View Details
RISE & SHINE YOGA AT THE LOOP
Saturday, February 15 from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
We are #InTheLOOP on all things happy & healthy. #LOOPY. Rise & Shine weekly Yoga classes at the LOOP. Classes will be demoed and given clear directions for all levels & newbies to enjoy. 8:30am - 9:30am (arrive by 8:15am to check-in). SoFlo leading Yoga teacher Lisa Pumper Yoga, founder of yoga cOMmUNITY of Florida & Fort Lauderdale Beach Yoga & Fitness & guest teachers provide this affordable class for locals and visitors. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel, water, sunglasses, money & your friends! Stay after class & enjoy our amazing Farmers/Antiques/Artisans Market curated by The Market Company (9 am-4 pm). Each month will also feature art & kids activities. Giving a little something for everyone. View Details
Galentine's Day: V-Day for Singles
Thursday, February 13
Bo's Beach Full Moon Rooftop Party is the perfect spot to live it up with your girlfriends and celebrate the single life with Live Music, DJ, Food and Drink specials & more from 6 pm until close. If the good company and great view weren't enough, guests can imbibe in complimentary Ketel One Botanicals Cucumber, Mint & Watermelon Punch throughout the night.
They don't call it the game of love for nothing, and whether you are in our out of it, a game of pool, darts or pop-a-shot is great foreplay or way to hoop it up with other singles on Galentine's Day. Featuring an all-day/all-night Happy Hour featuring more than 24+ drafts ($3.50) and drinks starting at $4.75, plus a full menu of burgers, pizza, and bites - Blondies Sports Bar is a great alternative to the Anti-Valentine's Day parties or dropping a week's salary on dinner, roses and champagne. Plus with Galentine's Day falling on Free Pool Thursday, [ February 13th ] there's no better way to connect.
Who needs a box of chocolates when you could sip on a Chocolate Martini, or miss getting all hot and bothered when a Spicy Mango Martini will do the trick too? With Galentine's Day coinciding with Tsukuro's weekly Elit Martini Ladies Night, it's the perfect day to celebrate the real yin's to your yang, your gal pals, with $8.00 Stoli Elit Vodka from 4 pm to close to boot. Come early and plan to stay the night with new live music from 7 - 11 pm.
THE WRECK BAR
Celebrate being single with a friend's night out to watch The AQUAMEN. Take the pressure out of finding a date and enjoy a night out with your friends this Galentine's Day. Even better, it happens to fall on a Thursday, also known as The AQUAMEN Show, an underwater burlesque experience. Doors Open at 7 PM, start with dinner and drinks, then the show goes live at 9 PM. During the evening make sure to also participate in the Lock & Key game and you may leave with your perfect match. This show is 21 and over | No cover required. Reservations required: call (954) 245-3836 or email Restaurant.Reservations@boceanfortlauderdale.com
Valet parking available and validated when dining to $5
A Month of Romance
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach celebrates romance during the entire month of February with little daily delights for when booking a 3-night stay in any one of the upgraded Preferred Corner rooms or spacious Junior and Master Suites. Surprise that special someone each night with a small gift. Night of arrival: Chocolate-Covered Strawberries; 2nd Night: One Bottle of Champagne; Last Night: Small box of truffles. Package includes daily breakfast for two at Steelpan Kitchen & Bar. View Details