Valentine’s Day in Grand Rapids

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It’s that time of year again, where you either revel in the beauty of your beloved or attempt to find one to spend this special day with. Whoever you are, we’ve got the best recommendations for Valentine’s Day dates and activities in Grand Rapids. Keep reading below to find our top eight excellent choices for your V-Day celebration.

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Raise a Glass – All Inclusive Wine Tour

Price: $299 per person

Pickup Location: Pearl Ionia Parking Ramp (28 Pearl St NW, downtown GR)

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First on our list, and for good reason, is the amazing Raise A Glass all-inclusive couples wine tour! There are so many reasons to love this and choose this option for you and your sweetie. This tour lasts about 4 hours and includes EVERYTHING you need for a wonderful, romantic evening: delicious wine and food tastings, sightseeing, and transportation to every destination.

Wine Tour Stops:

Three Stops to be selected for Wine Tasting stops include:

Forty Pearl, 40 Acres, Bistro Bella Vida, Brass Ring Brewing, GR Noir, and House Of Wine.

All reservations include the following:

● All wine-tasting fees

● 8 (or more!) different wine tastings

● Small plate pairings at each location

● No Wait / Immediate Seating

● Comfortable and safe transportation in a luxury vehicle

● Expert tour guide that will escort you to and from each wine-tasting location

● Premium wine education from a Sommelier or a Chef

● 10% off retail wine purchases

● Gratuity for servers at each tour stop

The only thing NOT included in gratuity for your tour guides – so make sure to tip them if you get the chance!

Have a Spa Retreat – Happy Lights Mobile Spa

Price: $250 for Group (up to 10 guests)

Location: by reservation

Reservations: Call 616-813-9397

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Why we recommend:

Welcome to the world’s first mobile chromotherapy salt cave! If you’d like to plan a relaxing getaway with your honey, look no further! This “Relaxation Station” is run by experienced mental health advocates with all the skills and amenities of a full spa experience. You can have up to 10 guests on board at a time, so this option could be a great option for a group of friends too – if you are flying solo this Valentine’s Day! What’s included in this spa experience that is the first of its kind, you might wonder?

Benefits and Amenities:

PhotoBioModulation, Red Light Therapy, AromaTherapy, HaloTherapy (Himalayan & Dead Sea Salt Therapy), and ChromoTherapy to cleanse and recharge the body. Improve Circulation, Decrease Inflammation and Reduce Stress to re-connect within.

You won’t want to miss out on this industry-leading wellness experience. Call this number to make a reservation today: 616-813-9397.

Fowling Warehouse

Price: $20 per Person for 2 Hours

Location: Fowling Warehouse Grand Rapids, 49546

Why we recommend:

Looking for a more affordable and possibly more adventurous option? Challenge your teamwork abilities and sports skills with Fowling’s many different activities to choose from! Perfect for anything – couples’ fun night out or just a memorable group outing for friends or family – all are welcome! Fowling Warehouse is the creator of the sport Fowling – a combination of bowling and football. Along with the famous Fowling games, you can also purchase drinks at the bar or some delicious food to refuel! Make a reservation today right here and read the details below:

Tickets Include:

● Up to 2 Hours of Fowling Time for your group/ open play

● Wine, Beer, and Refreshing Cocktails are Available for purchase on-site.

● Call at 616-841-BEER (2337) to reserve lanes, or visit and present your receipt.

You can also visit their website by clicking here if you want more details about the venue!

Plan a Romantic Getaway at the Amway Grand

Specialty Package Available: February 1-28, 2023

Availability & Rates: Varies; click here for booking availability.

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Why we recommend:

Have you been looking for the perfect hotel or bed and breakfast to book for your romantic celebrations this year? With Valentine’s Day coming up, we thought The Amway Grand Romance Package would be the PERFECT item to highlight for our readers. While of course there are other packages you could choose if you prefer (all listed here), once you hear these details you might have your phone ready to book a room already! This hotel will make you feel like you’re living in a romantic movie – with its velvet seating, crystal chandeliers, indoor cafe, bar, and eateries – you won’t even have to leave the hotel premises if you don’t want to!

You can choose from a variety of high-class places like:

  • The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck
  • The Kitchen Counter by Wolfgang Puck
  • A Speakeasy that you can only enter with a secret code
  • MDRD – Delicious and Modern Spanish food
  • Starbucks
  • and even more! (Click for all the details on drinks & dining)

Keep reading below for details about this romantic hotel package perfect for your Valentine’s Day getaway.

Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations for two in a luxurious guest room featuring plush bedding with pillow top mattress and cozy linen sheets
  • Valet or self-parking for one vehicle
  • One bottle of wine (choose from Cabernet, Champagne, or Pinot Grigio), six chocolate-covered strawberries, and six shortbread cookies made in our Bake Shop delivered to your room between 5-7 pm
  • $50 gift card for use at any hotel outlet
  • 1 pm late check-out

Candle Making Memories – w/ Nichole Allen

Tickets: $30

Dates: February 9-12 from 12 PM-5:30 PM

Location: 111 Division Avenue South, Grand Rapids, MI

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Why we recommend:

Not only will you get to learn how to pour your own candles, you’ll also have a keepsake to take home with you for this special Valentine’s date night. It might be a workshop, but we promise it won’t be anything but relaxing. Guests will enjoy a few hours of relaxing and candle-making with superb instruction. Appetizers and beverages will also be provided throughout the experience. The candles do take a full 24 hours to cure, so pick-up of your uniquely curated candles will be available the next day. You will also have the option to create your own candle label, which has so many romantic and sentimental possibilities. Of course, this event isn’t only for couples, so if you and some friends are feeling particularly crafty for Galentine’s Day or another friend celebration, this would be a perfect and unique option for you.

Each ticket includes:

  • Candle pouring/making supplies
  • Appetizers and beverages
  • Storage for curing candles
  • Next Day availability for pick up

A Modern Day Magic Show

Tickets: $30-$40 (Reg. vs VIP)

Dates: February 11th from 12 PM-5:30 PM

Location: 1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids

Image Credit: Wealthy Theater

Why we recommend:

Are you wanting to make some magical memories this Valentine’s Day? Then this event is the PERFECT option for you. If you’ve never been to a magic show before, this is going to blow your mind in so many ways. These amazing professional magicians have performed for celebrities such as Gene Simmons (KISS), Lee Brice (Country Star) and Kevin Nealon (SNL) along with being on shows like CW’s Masters of Illusion. Both performers have years of experience entertaining the masses, not just the ‘elite’. Not only will you experience some of the best magic tricks and illusions, but you will also laugh the night away! You’ve never experienced a comedy-magic-combo act like this before. Check below for details about tickets.

VIP Tickets Include:

  • 1 Drink Ticket
  • Guaranteed Front Row Seating (first 2 rows)
  • Deck of Cards

General Admission Includes:

  • 1 Drink Ticket
  • General Seating

Valentine’s Day Disco Dance

Tickets: $30

Dates: February 11 from 7:30 PM-11:30 PM

Location: Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids

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Why we recommend:

Looking for a place to take your sweetie dancing this Valentine’s Day? Well, we have got the exclusives for you in Grand Rapids. Dancing is the perfect opportunity and excuse to pull your loved one closer, learn some new dance skills and get to know each other. Dance to different types of music, eat some delicious food and have some tasty beverages to wash it all down (so you can keep dancing, ofc). Keep it moving on the dance floor before crashing at your favorite hotel for the night! Continue below for details about this event.

Tickets Include:

  • Dinner
  • DJ
  • Dancing
  • Disco Theme Party

Dinner Menu:

  • Bruschetta with Crostinis
  • Mixed Greens Salad
  • Green Beans & Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Marinated Flank Steak

EW Cupid – The Singles Soirée

Tickets: FREE!!

Dates: February 11, 8 PM-11 PM

Location: 11 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids,MI

Image Credit: Courtyard by Marriott

If you are feeling bummed this year about being single, please think again! You are totally able to have just as much fun this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day – even if you don’t have a partner or current romantic interest. The Singles Soiree, thrown by the amazing Downtown Courtyard by Marriott, provides the perfect space for singles in Grand Rapids to make friends, dance, be merry, and maybe – even find a little romance?? Whatever the case may be, this event is made especially for singles to enjoy and we know you won’t be disappointed. There will be specialty drinks, appetizers and music so don’t miss out. This hotel throws yearly elegant balls and parties. so they are no strangers to making sure their guests have a good time at ANY event!

Continue reading below for more details.

Event Details:

  • Drinks start at $7
  • Individual appetizer trays for each person
  • Live DJ and Music for dancing
  • and more!

For a full list of events happening this Valentine’s Day in Grand Rapids, you can visit this link.

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