40+ Things to Do for Valentine’s Day (With Gift Guide Bonus!)

Love is in the air and so is our list of things to do and gifts to buy this Valentine’s Day! Make those reservations and get shopping for your sweetheart EARLY before it’s too late. Here are over 30 things to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day while celebrating love locally.

Book a show at the Melodrama – Throughout February

Ben and Bea have a deep love of fishing but very little love for each other, so it’s up to their friends to get them hooked on one another. This modern retelling of Much Ado About Nothing is set on the shores of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin, don’t cha know! Filled with songs, schemes, and romance in yellow cheese hats; Muskie Love will lure you into laughter with every line.

Valentine’s Date Paint Night @ STASH Local Goods | Cambria | Thursday 2/3 @ 6p

Paint a jar of hearts with you sweetheart. Supplies are included and snacks, sweets, and wine will be available for purchase.

Valentine’s Scary Tales Revisited | Atascadero | February 4, 5, 11, 12 & 14

Ready to scare your loved ones? Come out for our Valentine’s Haunt in Atascadero!

MCV Valentine’s Cookie Decorating | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/5 @ 2p

Enjoy an afternoon of decorating lovely treats with the kids! No experience is needed! You’ll learn pro tips from Kristen Tesarz, owner of Barracuda Baking. 

Wild Fields Sweetheart Market | Atascadero | Sunday 2/6 @ 12p

Shop for the sweethearts in your life before Valentine’s Day! Enjoy an outdoor “market” at Wild Fields Brewhouse where you can support local vendors!

Derby Valentines Paint and Sip | Paso Robles | Wednesday 2/9 @ 5:30p

Enjoy an evening of wine and creativity! Artsocial805 will be at Derby Wine Estates and they will guide you through painting your own Valentine’s-Day-themed masterpiece.

Valentine’s at The Chef’s Table | San Luis Obispo | February 11-14

Sally Loo's & Danior Kitchen - Turntable Supper Club

Celebrate your Valentine’s at The Chefs Table @ Danior Kitchen SLO. Enjoy a 5 course dinner prepared by Chef Spencer Johnston.

Cliff’s Resort Valentine’s Day Date Night | February 11-14

Treat your sweetheart to a smoldering oceanfront rendezvous, a relaxing spa escape, a cozy romantic stay at The Cliffs, or a lush tropical meal. It all happens Valentine’s Day weekend at The Cliffs Resort!

Atascadero Sweetheart Stroll | Atascadero | Friday 2/11 @ 5p

Enjoy the Atascadero Sweetheart Stroll! You’ll get to taste at over 15 different spots at merchant locations downtown.

Valentine’s Dinner at Brasserie SLO | Friday 2/11 @ 5p

This dinner is crafted by Brasserie SLO’s Executive Chef with local ingredients. This special Valentine’s menu is based off of the seven deadly sins.

Loads of Love Painting Event | Paso Robles | Friday 2/11 @ 6p

Book a Valentine-themed painting experience at California Coast Beer Co. Artists from ArtSocial 805 will guide you through the Loads of Love painting while sipping your favorite beverage.

LXV Wine, Spice & Food Tasting Workshop | Paso Robles | Friday 2/11 @ 7p

Wine lovers get a chance to deconstruct 3 LXV wines with an array of spices to understand how to ascertain structure in a wine for acidity, fruit, minerality, etc.

MCV Galentine’s Brunch | Saturday 3/12 @ 11a

Celebrate Valentine’s day for you and your girlfriends! Enjoy a brunch style food by Knife+Fork and some of MCV’s upcoming releases.

See’s Chocolate & Wine Pairing | San Miguel | February 12-13

Arndt Cellars will be pairing their wines with some luscious See’s Chocolate for Valentine’s weekend! Wine and chocolate, what’s not to love?

Peasant Valley Wine Trail presents Vino Valentine | Paso Robles | February 12 & 13

Visit members of the Pleasant Valley Wine Trail for a romantic wine adventure. Travel the trail and enjoy Valentine-inspired treats, activities, and live music.

Barton Family Wines Valentine’s Weekend Celebration | Paso Robles | February 12 & 13

Visit Grey Wolf Cellars & Barton Family Wines for a Valentine’s Weekend you don’t want to miss! Live music on Saturday 2/12 from 12-4 with Emily Smith! Cupcake Pairings all weekend, Soul Mate Rose wine release, 5-course Pairing Menu, and more!

Makeshift Muse Valentine’s Day Market | San Luis Obispo | Saturday 2/12 @ 12p

Come experience the magic of Makeshift Muse at SLO Public Market. There will be over 50 vendors! This is the perfect spot to grab a unique Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one!

V-Day Weekend Couples Massage Workshop | San Luis Obispo | Saturday 2/12 @ 1p

Come bring your partner and enjoy a fun Valentine-themed afternoon with a small intimate group to learn some effective techniques to use at home targeting common problem spots.

Decadent Dessert & Wine Pairing Class | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 1:30p

Sommelier Cass Tarantino will lead you through a pairing & tasting of some of the best (and most unique) wines to pair with decadent desserts. And yes, dessert is included 😉

Twirl & Swirl at ONX Wines |  Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 3p

ONX at Home Director, Sarah Farley, will be teaming up with Kala Maxym* from Five Senses Tastings to curate wine and music pairings that spark your imagination and activate all your senses in this guided tasting.

Eberle Winery Be Mine Valentine’s Day Painting Party | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 3p

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Eberle Winery’s Wild Boar Room. Karyne Blayne of Art Social 805 will guide you through the process of painting your furry family member. All supplies, snacks, and first glass of wine included.

The SLORoll Presents: Love Stroll | Grover Beach | Saturday 2/12 @ 3p

Grab your favorite person and head to Ramona Gardens! This is a FREE community event for all ages and all wheels!

Valentines Dinner at Paired With Dead Oak | Atascadero | Saturday 2/12 @ 5p

Join Paired With Dead Oak for a 5 course Valentine’s Day Dinner with wine and beer pairing!

CASS Winery: Madrid Night Valentine’s Event | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 6p

Join us as we harness the romance, music, and cuisine of one of the most romantic cities in the world- Madrid! This Romantic evening will feature the Live Music from Los Gatos Locos, and a Spanish-inspired dinner that will include appetizers, entree & dessert!

MCV Winemaker’s Dinner | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 6p

Join MCV Wine’s for a special Valentine’s Dinner! You’ll get 6 courses paired with MCV wines.

Valentine’s Dinner at Paris Valley Road Estate Winery | Paso Robles | Saturday 2/12 @ 7p

Treat your Valentine to an elegant dinner to remember, personally hosted by Winemaker Doug Hidinger. The evening’s five-course menu features delectable creations conceived by Chef Joe White, each exquisitely paired with an impeccable Paris Valley Road wine.

Rock ‘n Roll Sweetheart Valentine Dance | San Luis Obispo | Saturday 2/12 @ 7p

Get tickets to SLO Guild Hall for their Rock ‘N’ Roll Sweetheart Valetine Dance!

Les Petites Canailles Valentine’s Day Dinner | Paso Robles | February 13-14

Enjoy LPC’s special Valentine’s Day menu with wine pairing! Book before reservations sell out!

Home Chef Valentine Boxes | Paso Robles | February 13-14

Create an intimate evening at home that keeps the focus right where it needs to be, spending a quiet night together. Cass Winery’s Executive Chef has created a romantic meal for two, which we have paired up with a bouquet of fresh flowers and two stellar wines to set the mood.

Wine & Succulent Workshop @ San Antonio Winery | Paso Robles | Sunday 2/13 @ 10a

Get festive and create a beautiful heart succulent wreath while sipping delicious wine.

Hotel Cerro Galentine’s Brunch | San Luis Obispo | Sunday 2/13 @ 10:30a

Calling all ladies! Grab your gals (or guys) and celebrate the important love that is friendship. This year we’re celebrating with festive decor and all your brunch favorites.

Halter Ranch: Valentine’s at the Victorian | Paso Robles | Sunday 2/13 @ 11a

Indulge in a romantic picnic for two on the Victorian Lawn of Halter Ranch while watching Moonshiner Collective. Each ticket includes a picnic style lunch for two and your choice of a bottle of 2021 Rosé or 2019 CDP.

Harmony Cellars Aphrodisiac Winemaker Dinner | Cambria | Sunday 2/13 @ 6p

Enjoy the rustic charm of Oceanpoint Ranch while sipping a variety of award-winning wines; all pairing perfectly with our unique Indian Aphrodisiac menu prepared by Chef Samantha Eitel.

CASS Winery Valentine Winemaker Dinner | Paso Robles | Sunday 2/13 @ 6p

Sit around a romantic King’s Table where we will wine and dine you and your special someone with a six-course menu paired alongside award-winning wines for an evening that will have you saying ooh-la-la!

That’s Amore by The Monday Club | San Luis Obispo | Monday 2/14

Pre-order an Italian take away dinner to share with someone you love! Pick up is on February 14th

Valentine’s Day at Blonde | Pismo Beach | Monday 2/14 @ 11:30a

Make a reservation at Blonde for a romantic 3 Course Prix-Fixe Menu for Valentine’s Day!

Enjoy a 3-course meal at Thomas Hill Organics! Staff will be presenting you with your own Valentine gift as you are seated for the evening.

Al Fresco Valentine’s Day on Kindred Oak Farm | Monday 2/14 @ 5:30p

Visit Kindred Oak Farm for a beautiful 5-course dinner created by Julie and Justin from Paso Wine Merchant. They will be pouring local, sustainably farmed wines.

Singles Valentines Day Soirée | Paso Robles | Monday 2/14 @ 6p

Single and ready to mingle? Galantine’s Day or bust? Tooth & Nail has you covered. Come to the castle for a night of wine and a complimentary small bites and dessert bar to celebrate (or not) Valentine’s Day.

Valentines at the Castle | Paso Robles | Monday 2/14 @ 6p

Come to the Castle for a special Valentine’s Day Dinner with your special someone. Start your evening off with a welcome splash of bubbles while taking in the sounds of Kenny Taylor on guitar. You’ll then enjoy a three coursed dining experience complete with wine parings.

Terra Cotta Pinch Pot at Saints Barrel Wine Bar | San Luis Obispo | Monday 2/14 @ 7p

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Ceramic Terra Cotta Pinch Pot workshop at Saints Barrel Wine Bar! You will learn the basics of working with clay and you’ll have the choice of creating a wine tumbler, planter, set of espresso cups, or set of shot glasses.

Where To Buy Valentine’s Day Gifts

Just Baked SLO


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Breda SLO


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Sheila Kearn’s Chocolate Confections


Crushed Grape SLO

Idelwild Floral

Project XO


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Nightshift Cookie Co.

Surfside Donuts

A Little Picnic SLO


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Cowboy Cookie Co

LXV Wines


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Michelle Bhttps://www.enjoyslo.com/
Meet Michelle! Fellow foodie, owner of EnjoySLO and founder of At Her Table.

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