Valentines Day approaches… so here’s some help from Cupid – or his little Valentine helpers at ProFlowers! From romantic dinners to special outings, we have all your Portland Valentines Day date options listed here, creative romps and at-home fetes included! With inventive date ideas for every price point, you can’t go wrong putting one of these ideas into play! February 14th is closer than it seems, so you’d better get crackin’ on the planning! And don’t forget Portland-fresh Valentines Day flowers or bouquet either!
1. Portland City Grill
For the uber-oooh-lala: Valentines in the Sky at Portland City Grill w/ special violinist: $125 pp. Dinner, Wine & Intimate Concert with a violinist & guitarist.
2. Take a Cruise on the Portland Spirit
Valentine’s Cruises on the Portland Spirit feature stunning views and a completely unique riverboat setting; both will set the stage for a romantic brunch or dinner on Valentine’s Day. Plan to spend near $150 for two.
3. Romantic Portland Dinner Out
There are so many great restaurants in Portland; it’s tough to make a list. But, here are a few greats known for being romantic, intimate, or at least–the food is sure to evoke feelings of passion. For breakfast, brunch, or dinner, these are great choices: Broder, Navarre, Farm Café, Beast, and Ringside Steakhouse. Plan to spend over $250 for two for dinner and drinks.
4. The Annual Portland Love Show
An open-call Salon-style group show about love of all kinds! Featuring over 200 artists! Take your lover for a stroll through the exhibitions, grab a hot cocoa and sip hand-in-hand while willowing away the hours observing this famous Portland Art Show, in it’s fifth year in 2011. Free admission.
5. The Oregon Symphony
What better way to while away the hours than hand-in-hand listening to the sounds of one of the most accomplished symphonies in the country? An affordable romantic event for Valentines Day in Portland, you can get all gussied up and present her with some roses and chocolates or a Valentines Day bouquet beforehand!
6. Pix Patisserie Dessert for Two
Confess your love at Pix Patissierie…Don’t miss the Valentines Day love fest at Pix. Both locations – the North and Southeast — have a “confession wall” where you can confess your undying love. Write a special message ahead of time and then surprise your Valentine with a one-of-a-kind dessert for two! Plan to spend only $20 or so here; this is a fun event for singles and groups of friends too!
7. Walk the Oregon Coast
A trip to the Oregon Coast is always fun, beautiful and romantic. Cannon Beach, perhaps? Grab a blanket, bundle up, and keep each other warm as you stroll hand in hand with some homemade cocoa or tea.