If you’re still looking for some Valentine’s Day ’22 fun, whether it’s with friends, a loved one, or even solo, we’ve got a guide to everything from bowling to coursed dinner specials, delightful wine pairings, and even getaway packages throughout Valentine’s day weekend.
The Ballantyne Hotel
Get ready for a serene get-away at The Ballantyne Hotel. The hotel is offering a variety of overnight packages through Valentine’s Day weekend. The package include a $75 dinner credit or $100 resort credit, an in-room movie of choice per night, complimentary breakfast for two at the Gallery Restaurant, 2pm late check out, complimentary parking, and more. Book online; rates start at $389 a night.
The Spa at Ballantyne
As a guest, take the opportunity of heading to The Spa at Ballantyne as they offer myriad tranquil treatments for couples or individuals, in addition, to a romantic Sweetheart Tea that will be offered on Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb 12th-13th) from 1 – 4pm. Prices at $49 for adults, or $64 including a glass of Champagne. Address: 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Have an active date night on Valentine’s Day ’22 in Charlotte, and hit the green at South End’s Stroke, notable for their whimsical mini golf course, appetizing food, brunch specials and craft beverages. Grab your girls or partner for a friendly round of mini golf. Golf is $12 per player and Stroke features seasonal cocktails for $9 on Thursdays.
Address: 1318 Pecan Ave Suite 101
Supperland will be open on Monday, February 14th! They will be running dinner and drink specials starting next week through Valentine’s Day. The regular menu will be available as well. Dinner (begins February 10th):
Slow Braised Pork Osso Bucco: charred tri colored carrots and onions, mascarpone and buttermilk yellow anson mills grits, coffee mustard jus (protein subject to change due to sourcing)
Cornmeal Crusted Catfish: with shrimp and andouille sausage stew, Carolina gold rice
Beet Stained Scallops: cream corn puree, fried kalettes, tomato powder
Surprise your sweetie with a sweet treat! Reigning Doughnuts will offer a special doughnut, Grapefruit Blossom, from February 9th-20th. This limited-time doughnut has red grapefruit champagne icing topped with edible flowers. Note: Reigning Doughnuts is closed on February 14th.
Join Spindle Bar for a romantic candlelit evening of cocktails and pizza! Begin the night with bubbles and an appetizer, followed by cocktails (two per person included in the price) and a large pizza of choice. Nothing says I love you like sharing some ‘za!
$45 per person – tickets can be purchased here. Seating is limited!
Join Billy Sunday for a romantic bourbon and steakhouse inspired dinner with Heaven Hill Bourbon on Monday, February 14th at 6:30pm. Host Stephanie Andrews will lead guests on a 4-course tasting dinner. Cocktails and special bourbon pairing with each course! In addition to dinner, enjoy a happy hour with Heaven Hill Bourbons cocktails and passed hors d’ouvres, which will be followed by a brief bourbon education and seated dinner with a few surprises in between! Tickets are $150 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required.
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
This Valentine’s Day weekend, enjoy the arts at the Blumenthal. Broadway plays like Romeo and Juliet are on stage at Brooklyn Grace. Admission is $20. More interested in seeing music? The Charlotte Symphony will present Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique at Belk Theatre the 11th – 12th, and tickets range from $10 – $97. Songs For Lovers at Booth Playhouse will play only on Valentine’s Day with tickets from $50 – $125.
The Cocktailery makes for an excellent, engaged date night option, with a variety of mixology classes you can book in-person, virtually, or as a pre-recorded video class. Learn a new skill, and make your own craft cocktails this Valentine’s Day
Address: 2000 South Blvd Suite 430
Pins Mechanical Co.
Embrace your childlike side with your loved one this Valentine’s Day ’22 in Charlotte . Located in the heart of South End, Pins Mechanical Co. will be having Valentine’s Day-only special for a buy one, get two free game of bowling.
Address: 307 W Tremont Ave
Stowed in a sweet spot of SouthPark, is one of Charlotte’s best contemporary Spanish cuisines. Bulla Gastrobar will offer a Valentine’s Day weekend special, from the 11th – 14th, with a decadent four-course prix-fixe menu. Costs are $120 per couple and include a complimentary toast of sparkling wine.
Address: 4310 Sharon Rd w01
Dine at Charlotte’s authentic Italian restaurant as the brilliant Chef Luca prepares a charming four-course meal for two. The cost is $170 per couple. For a more intimate dining experience, indulge with a partner by adding a wine pairing, champagne toast and chocolate-covered strawberries with an additional $50 per couple.
Address: 230 N College St
Be prepared to transform your taste buds at Baku, in SouthPark. Japanese cuisine from Baku for Valentine’s Day is possibly the crème de la crème of romance.
Address: 4515 Sharon Rd
The Ballantyne Hotel’s signature Gallery Restaurant knows what a romantic dining looks like for Valentine’s Day Weekend. Visit to enjoy a prix-fixe dinner designed by Executive Chef Charles Gardiner and Pastry Chef Christine Clancy at the starting cost of $125+ per person.
Address: 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Para, South End’s newest restaurant, will be open normal hours the Friday and Saturday before for Valentine’s Day ’22 in Charlotte. PLUS, Alex Verica and team will be opening special on Monday, February 14, from 5 to 11 p.m. for a holiday service featuring the regular menu. Reservations can be made via Resy. Walk-ins are also welcome but spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis and are limited.
Chef Jon will be preparing a few specials available Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. *Dilworth Tasting Room will offer their normal menu as per usual day-of.
Paul Verica and team will be offering a 7 course tasting menu on Saturday, February 12, for $90 per person, plus tax and gratuity. There will also be an optional beverage pairing for an additional $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Call the restaurant or find them on Resy to book your reservation.
*The Stanley will be closed Monday on Valentine’s Day.
The Capital Grille
If you’re looking for a romantic dining experience, The Capital Grille in Uptown is notable for their renowned steaks, dry-aged and hand-cut by their butchers.
Address: 201 N Tryon St
words by Patrisha Galvan & Sunny Hubler