Hearts Grow Fonder

Romantic Valentine's Day Vacations in the Northwest

Our favorite couple retreats near Seattle for sumptuous spas and naughty gift baskets, from the San Juans to Port Townsend.

02/02/2022 By Allison Williams

HEART ON

What to Wear on a Valentine's Day Date

From classic dress shoes every guy needs to a tiered magenta dress to some particularly lovely platform Dr. Martens.

01/28/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Dinner IRL

Wanna Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Patio?

Want to celebrate February 14th on a heated and covered patio? At brunch? Here are some special menus from Eden Hill, Carrello, and more.

01/26/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Heat, At Home

Takeout Valentine's Day Is a Thing Yet Again

Takeaway tasting menu dinners and DIY pizza kits to help you celebrate February 14 with a romantic dinner at home yet again. Sexy sweatpants not included.

01/26/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

HEART EYES

Valentine's Day Gifts for Everyone You Love

Galentine's Day doesn't need its own presents: from a Filson hat to Glossier perfume to festive Funko Pops, there's a Valentine's Day gift for everyone.

01/25/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

8 Seattleites We'd Love to Hang Out with on Galentine's Day

Valentine's Day who?

02/12/2021 By Carli Ricker and Seattle Met Staff

Don't Come Knockin'

Romantic Valentine's Day Hotel Specials in Seattle and Beyond

Let someone else wrangle the rose petals.

02/09/2021 By Allison Williams

Just Let Me Know

Does Hollywood Think Seattle Is Sexy?

Why is a city famously bad for dating most associated with romance movies?

02/01/2021 By Stefan Milne

TAKE ME OUT

These Seattle Restaurants Serve Valentine’s Day Dinner To-Go (and Outdoors)

Get a room. And eat copious amounts of pasta in it.

01/22/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

PLAYING CHICKEN

Fried Chicken at a Donut Shop: The Perfect Casual Valentine’s Date

Cookie’s Country Chicken is popping up at Good Day Donuts, and it’s the ideal outing for every totally-not-couple looking to keep the holiday low-key.

02/10/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Stages of Love

6 Seattle Shows for a Valentine’s Outing

Fulfill your heart’s desires with bombshell burlesque, a glam '80s dance party, and cathartic break-up covers.

02/06/2020 By Ryan Phelan

PALENTINE'S DAY

Valentine's Day Plans for the Slightly Romance-Averse Seattleite

The idea of a candlelit dinner doesn't make you gag, necessarily... But these plans look way more fun.

02/05/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner February 13–19

The week in which: Melissa Miranda celebrates the Year of the Pig, Indi Chocolate teaches us all about truffles, and Monsoon turns the big two-oh.

02/13/2019 By Haley Gray

Sales & Events

Wear What When February 11–17

This week, dive into winter sales and all things romance with a certain holiday just around the corner...

02/11/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Sweet Treats

7 Local Chocolate Bars to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

These Seattle chocolatiers craft one-of-a-kind bars.

02/11/2019 By Jaime Archer

Lover's Package

A Very Good and Very Seattle Valentine's Day Guide

Upgrade your Netflix and chill plans with cooking classes, cozy getaways, and a Robyn dance party.

02/04/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Feel the Love

Where to Dine Out on Valentine's Day in Seattle

Endless orders of oysters on the half shell, indulgent desserts, and wicked wine pairings.

01/31/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Good Buys for Best Friends

A Shop Talk Galentine's Day Gift Guide

For the poetic, noble land-mermaids in your life.

01/29/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Sales & Events

Wear What When January 28–February 3

Closing out the month: Eco Collective hosts the ultimate clothing swap and Kick It Boutique preps for Valentine's Day.

01/28/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Food & Drink

Where to Dine Out for Valentine's Day: 2018 Edition

For Valentines and Galentines, Tinder dates and soul mates.

02/01/2018 By Diane Stephani