on February 9, 2021 / by Megan Spooner / in Arts and Culture, Blog Posts, Dine and Drink, Live Like a Local!, Things To Do, Uncategorized

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s or Galentine’s, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to spend your weekend safely and socially distant. We invite you to Live Like a Local and check out some of the best things to do this upcoming Valentine’s weekend. Here’s where you can celebrate! 

Dine + Drink:

Catbird

February 12 – February 14

Enjoy special menu offerings for Valentine’s weekend, including Bulgarian Gold Osetra

Caviar, Chilled Cape Hatteras Oysters, 1.5lb TX Wagyu Ribeye, and a Pink Baked Alaska. Dinner reservations at catbirddallas.com

February 12 & 13

DJ Electrophunck, 7:30 – 10:30pm

February 12 – February 14

DJ Picnictyme, 8:30 – 11:30pm

Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse

Special three-course menu for $89 per person. Reserve your table at their site or call 214-220-0348.

Miriam Cocina Latina  

Three course meal with vegetarian options includes choices from ceviche, chicken sopecitos, lobster tacos, Cuban-style pork chops, chile relleno, and more. 2/12-2/14, 5-10 PM, $60. 

Order curbside pick up at pick-up at www.miriamcocina.com or call 214-855-5275.

Nine at The National

Valentine’s Weekend Brunch 

February 12 & 13. Open 7am-2pm daily

Nineatthenational.com

Open Palette at Sheraton Hotel

Enjoy a special three-course menu for guests and Dallas locals to celebrate love and the holiday. The menu features courses including a salad, ribeye, and lobster with vegetables, and white chocolate mousse as well as a special chocolate cocktail for $69 per person. Available 2/12-2/14 from 4 PM- 10 PM. 

Overeasy

Make your Valentine’s complete with an Espresso Your Love martini followed by a stack of heart shaped red velvet pancakes with warm cream cheese creme anglaise, strawberries, and whipped cream for $11. 

Available 2/12-2/14 for dine-in, pick-up & delivery. 

Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge 

Three course pre-fixe menu available 2/13-2/14. The menu features nachos, queso, guacamole, flautas, tortilla soup, and Texas caesar salad for course one. Followed by chicken y verde enchiladas brisket taco, shrimp taco, and more with a red velvet tres leches or churros to end the night. Available for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery. 

Statler Hotel Location – Visit site for full menu. 

Sfereco 

Celebrate with a heart-shaped pizza for two for just $13 and chocolate covered strawberries, two for $4. House red and white wines are offered at half-price.

2/13-2/14. Available for dine-in, pick up, or delivery.

Sloane’s Corner 

Sloane’s is celebrating Valentine’s, Single’s Awareness Day, and brunch all in one!  Stop by for a three-course meal with choices from lobster bisque, short rib tortellini, filet mignon, deviled eggs, avocado frittata, and eggs benedict for brunch. Vegetarian option also available. 2/12-2/14, $75. 

Reservations available via OpenTable or call 214-484-1395

3Eleven Kitchen + Cocktails 

Join them on 2/12 for a special single’s party with a live DJ 10 PM-2 AM. 

 Special three-course menu all weekend, 2/12-2/14. 

Second Floor at The Exchange Hall  

Join The Exchange for the 1st day of Brunch for the second floor with brunch items from Ounce and Ichi Ni San. Brunch Cocktails and Champagne bottle service will be featured. 

Looking for a special staycation?

The Joule 

XOXO, THE JOULE – Stay anytime in February and enjoy a few tokens of affections with their compliments! One-night package includes chocolate-covered strawberries, complimentary valet, and $50 dining credit at CBD Provisions. Plus, stay Monday–Thursday and receive 15% off services at The Spa at The Joule. (Please note: spa appointments are highly limited; call 214.261.4555 to book in advance of your stay.)


Lorenzo Hotel

Need a staycation? Lorenzo Hotel’s Valentine’s packages are not one to miss. Book any room 2/05 -2/14 and add on a bottle of champagne, 2 Lorenzo Hotel souvenir flutes, and a tray of chocolate covered strawberries for just $75. Use promo code PROVAL to redeem.

Omni Dallas Hotel

Celebrate the month of love with your Valentine or Galentine at Omni Dallas Hotel. A special, early celebration package includes luxurious accommodations for $214 plus breakfast for two at Texas Spice. Book between February 1-11. 

After that, you can reserve the love and luxury package with rates starting at $249, which includes sparkling wine, chocolate delights, and a late check-out based on availability. 

The Thompson Hotel 

February 12 – February 14

Take a mini trip to The Thompson Hotel located in the National. In-room specials include The Lover’s Cocktail Cart – craft cocktails in the comfort of your hotel room, available

through room service. Visit their site to book.

Things to do:

Downtown Dallentine’s Day

Friday, February 12, 2021

Pegasus Plaza

11am – 1pm

Dallas Farmers Market Texas Wine Tasting

DFM is bringing the best local wineries with awarding-winning vintages out for a relaxed tour of all Texas has to offer. Enjoy wine tastings from Dallas Farmers Market’s classics like Eden Hill Winery, or discover a new favorite from the 10 wineries in attendance. Add in the sounds of talented local musicians and goods from the full line up of Dallas Farmers Market vendors.  Admission $40—includes wine sampling from 10 wineries (2 selections per winery) and commemorative glass. Wine pairings + bottles available separately from fine local makers.

Pre-Tea or Naught-Tea at Mirador

Feeling pre-tea or naught-tea? For the first time ever, Mirador at The Joule is offering tea for two to-go! Enjoy a luxe menu of savory fare, pastries, sweets, and fine teas from The Cultured Cup and endless bubble from Impeccable Rose Brut. Plus, receive a custom tea cup and TASCHEN art book to take home with you. Quantities for both experiences are limited. Tea at Mirador is Feb.13 and tea to-go is available Feb.14.

The Thompson Hotel Happenings

Thompson Lobby

February 12 – February 14

Dallas Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, 6-8pm

The Thompson Lobby Bar 

February 12- February 13 

5:30 – 10:30pm

Enjoy stunning Valentine’s floral from The Botanical Mix throughout the month of February in The Thompson Lobby, Catbird, and Nine at The National.

Reunion Tower Valentine’s Special 

Love is in the air at Reunion Tower! Create a unique and unforgettable night with the Dallas skyline as the ultimate romantic backdrop. Includes two GeO-Deck GA tickets, “Fast Pass to Love” elevator up to GeO-Deck. 360-degree views with a revolving reserved semi-private area with rose petals for 60 mins. & more. 

Exclusive date night packages available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14. Call (214) 712-7040 to book or for more information.

Galentine’s Day Floral Class

Sip a cocktail and celebrate friendship at The Botanical Mix inside The National while arranging your own beautiful floral design with your take-home floral kit including flowers, a container and supplies. Sign up for your own floral kit to be delivered straight to your doorstep the day of the event.

Deadline to secure your floral kit is Monday, February 8th. You won’t want to miss it!

Looking for other ideas? How about a special stroll through one of the many museums or galleries

Get take out from your favorite Downtown restaurant and settle on a picnic at one of our many parks, Klyde Warren Park, Main Street Garden, Pacifix Plaza, AT&T Discovery District, and more. 

Don’t see your favorite Valentine’s Day specials?  Let us know (info@downtowndallas.com).

For a full list of open businesses in Downtown – click here.

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