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Check out San Diego's 2014 Valentine's Day activities. We are constantly adding to this list. Please check back periodically for more listings. If you'd like to add your event to our list, please submit the event.

Belmont Park Valentine’s Sweetheart Contest

Promotional flyer for the Belmont Park Sweetheart Contest, February 1- 14, 2014.

Ongoing until Friday, February 14, 2014

Love is in the air! This Valentine’s Day, Belmont Park wants to celebrate everyone that chooses to spend their special night out at the park. On February 1st, Belmont Park will launch a photo contest via Facebook and Instagram.

VONS Handmade Holidays: DIY Valentines

Promotional image of a child participating in VONS Handmade Holidays, DIY Valentines at the New Children's Museum.

Ongoing until Monday, February 17, 2014

Design a card for someone you love! Use re-purposed paper and fabric scraps to create a one of a kind note to show you care.

Tea For Two Or Tea For YOU!

Promotional image of Valentine's Day Tea at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Courtesy image of Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead.

Ongoing until Sunday, February 23, 2014

Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead by enjoying a steaming cup of hot tea and a delicious plate of sweets and sandwiches every Sunday in February.

Second Saturdays: Free Arts & Crafts For Kids - Valentine's Day

Promotional picture collage of Second Saturdays at California Center for the Arts: Escondido. Courtesy image of California Center for the Arts: Escondido Instagram.

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Since it is the month of love, February’s workshop will feature a Valentine’s Day theme. Families will be able to create Valentine’s Day cards using printmaking techniques, build a heart-adorned door wreath and craft a bouquet of paper flowers.

VONS Handmade Holidays: Happy Hearts

Graphic logo of the New Children's Museum.

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn a fun recipe to make your own healthy heart-shaped treats. Use your creative skills to design a custom box to make a special delivery!

My Furry Valentine Adoption Event

Promotional graphic for the My Furry Valentine Adoption Event on February 8, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Courtesy of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Animal shelters and rescue groups will unite to help the community find furry love for Valentine’s Day. Dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small animals will be available for adoption and all guests will receive a free engraved heart name tag.

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 2.0'

Promotional image for San Diego I love you 2.0. Image courtesy of Circle Circle dot dot.

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1 p.m.

Need a little more romance in your life this February? Then throw on some comfortable shoes and join Circle Circle dot dot for the newest edition of our critically-acclaimed romantic performance adventure !!

'For The Love Of Chocolate' Escondido Chocolate Festival

Graphic logo for The Love of Chocolate Festival on February 8, 2014.

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Chocolate takeover commences at 1pm when “Sweet Street” opens at the Maple Street Plaza. Take a romantic horse & carriage ride and sample some of the finest ware from local and international chocolatiers, jewelry designers and other vendors.

Valentine's Craft Day For Kids At Free Flight

Promotional image of Valentine's Craft Day for Kids at Free Flight. Courtesy image of Free Flight Birds.

Sunday, February 9, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A fun craft day for kids at Free Flight with our beautiful parrots. We provide all the craft supplies to make Valentine's cards and pictures. Refreshments will be provided.

Maritime Museum Presents 'Sweetheart Sail'

Promotional image for the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Courtesy of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Sunday, February 9, 2014, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Valentines Day with your loved ones on the beautiful San Diego Bay. Bring mom, dad, grandparents, kids, best friend, your significant other and share this day of love with those you care about with this special Sweetheart Sail!

Chemistry In The Kitchen Couples’ Cooking Classes At Baleen

Promotional image of Baleen San Diego. Courtesy image of Paradise Resort and Spa.

Sunday, February 9, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

A San Diego couples' cooking class like no other. Chef James Ausem will lead this intimate instructional in the bayfront exhibition kitchen at Baleen, named one of San Diego's most romantic restaurants by OpenTable.

Valentine And Roses Adventure With Award-Winning Author Margaret Dilloway

Promotional book cover of Margaret Dilloway's "The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns". Courtesy image of Adventures By the Book.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Adventures by the Book, in partnership with the Tierrasanta Village San Diego (TVSD), is pleased to present a Valentines and Roses Adventure featuring award-winning San Diego author Margaret Dilloway, who will discuss and sign her book.

Make Your Own Valentine's Cards At La Jolla Branch Library

Promotional graphic for the "Make Your Own Valentine's Day Cards" workshop on Feb. 11, 2014.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

The SDPL La Jolla/Riford Branch Library will give children the chance to make Valentine's Day cards of their own for friends or a favorite person!

Bravo School Of Art: Collaged Valentine

Graphic logo for Bravo School of Art.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Assemble beautiful papers, stickers, ribbon, hearts, doilies and lace with images and words from magazines, books, love letters, etc to create a sweet Valentine message for your loved one.

Valentine's Day At Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

Promotional image for Valentine's Day at Solace & The Moonlight Lounge. Courtesy image of Solace & The Moonlight Lounge.

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Solace & the Moonlight Lounge of Encinitas will offer a prix fixe menu and drink specials over three days in celebration of Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 13 through Saturday, February 15, 2014.

Valentine's Day At Sea & Smoke

Image of "Poire Belle Helene" flourless chocolate mousse cake served at Sea & Smoke. Courtesy image of Sea & Smoke Restaurant.

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Del Mar’s Sea & Smoke will offer a prix fixe menu and drink specials over three days in celebration of Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 13 through Saturday, February 15, 2014.

Valentine's Day At Urban Solace Restaurant

Promotional graphic for Valentine's Day at Urban Solace Restaurant. Courtesy image of Urban Solace Restaurant.

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

North’s Park’s Urban Solace Restaurant will offer a prix fixe menu and drink specials over three days in celebration of Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 13 through Saturday, February 15, 2014.

San Diego Chorus Presents Singing Valentines

Promotional graphic for The San Diego Chorus Singing Valentine. Courtesy image of The San Diego Chorus.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Say ‘Be My Valentine’ to your special loved ones this year with a gift they will never forget—singing Valentines. Talented quartets from the award-winning San Diego Chorus will deliver very special messages of love either in person or via telephone!

Valentine's Evening With Shamu

Promotional image of Shamu the killer whale.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Enjoy a gourmet four-course meal prepared by our award-winning chefs. You’ll be treated to a mesmerizing killer whale performance just a few feet away from your candlelit table.

Valentine's Day At Marina Kitchen

Promotional image of Valentine's Day at Marina Kitchen.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Treat your sweetheart to a “modern comfort” dinner created by Executive Chef Aron Schwartz at Marina Kitchen for Valentine’s Day. With views overlooking the San Diego Bay, Marina Kitchen’s romantic ambience can’t be beat.

Valentine's Day At Turquoise Cellars

Promotional image of Valentine's Day at Turquoise Cellars.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Specialty 3 course menu from our own Chef Taylor and a Table-Side Dessert Presentation by Luxury Goodies for $45. Beer and wine pairings prepared by our house sommelier for an additional $25.

Valentine's Day Dining At Waypoint Public

Promotional image for Valentine's Day at Waypoint Public Restaurant & Beer Bar.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sharing is caring at this hip neighborhood spot, presenting a family-style, four-course prix-fixe menu for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine's Dinner & Flamenco Performance At Cafe Sevilla

Promotional photo of Valentine's Day dessert at Sevilla Restaurant & Tapas Bar: Heart Shaped Cupidón Cake for Two/ Strawberry mousse and Chocolate ganache.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Come enjoy a devine four-course dinner and enjoy a live Flamenco performance at Cafe Sevilla on Valentine's Day.

Grant Grill Hosts Exquisite Candlelit Valentine's Day Dinner

Interior image of US Grant's, Grant Grill.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Using locally grown, market-fresh produce, the Grant Grill serves inventive dishes that pair perfectly with regional wines and beers. For Valentine's Day, the Grant Grill is offering a romantic candlelit five-course dinner paired with live music.

Valentine's Day Dinner & Cruise At The Atoll

Promotional graphic for Valentine's Day Dinner & Cruise at The Atoll. Courtesy of Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Friday, February 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join us for a special Valentine's Day Dinner at The Atoll on the shores of Mission Bay. Enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu on the lovely Valentine's Day evening.

Valentine's Day Dinner At Westgate Hotel

Promotional image of celebrate Valentine's Day at the Westgate Hotel. Courtesy image of the Westgate Hotel.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Experience the most romantic Valentine's Day events at the Westgate Hotel. The Westgate Hotel, San Diego's most romantic setting, is the perfect place to celebrate love!

Valentine's Day Dinner & Cruise At Café Bahia

Graphic image of the Bahia Belle.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join us for a special Valentine's Day dinner at Cafe Bahia on the shores of Mission Bay.

Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise

Image of a Hornblower ship. Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises & Events.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Find romance between the sea and sky with San Diego Valentine's Day and President's Day dinner and brunch cruises from Hornblower.

Valentine's Day Cruise Aboard The Chere Amie

Promotional graphic for dinner aboard the Chere Amie. Courtesy image of Chere Amie Yacht Charters.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

uests can experience the full walk-around deck to enjoy the breezes on the bow or admire the views from the covered outdoor aft veranda. The yacht offers a DJ sound and lighting system and capability for multimedia presentations.

OMA Presents Art After Dark: Vintage POP

Promotional image of Jean Wells, "Giant Sundae" 2007. Courtesy image of the Oceanside Museum of Art.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Whether passionate sweethearts, searching souls, or anti-hallmark holiday patriots, this event is for you! Join us on Valentine’s night for the first Art After Dark of 2014 as we celebrate Vintage POP!

Alchemy Of The Hearth: Chocolate & Wine - A Tasting

Promotional graphic for Chocolate & Wine - A Tasting. Courtesy of Alchemy of the Hearth.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The courtship of chocolate and wine has long been admired. When combined the subtle notes of each give way to a splendid alchemy that is felt not only in the mouth, but also in the heart.

Drop Dead Dames Valentine's Day Show

Promotional flyer for Drop Dead Dames Valentine's Day Show "Sea of Love". Courtesy image of Drop Dead Dames.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Alright guys and dolls, it's that time of year again when new love is budding, a song is in the air and tassels are flying high! Yes that's right, Drop Dead Dames are proud to proud produce their 2nd Annual Valentine's Day Show, Sea of Love.

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show On Valentine's Day - Del Mar

Image of a previous Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show. Courtesy of The Dinner Detective.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7:15 p.m.

The Dinner Detective® is America’s largest murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner.

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show On Valentine's Day - Gaslamp

Promotional graphic for The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 7:15 p.m.

Join us in historic downtown Gaslamp district as you’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing prize package awaits our top sleuth of the evening.

Circus Collective Of San Diego Presents 'For The LOVE Of It'

Promotional image of Circus Collective of San Diego's 'For The LOVE Of It' playing February 14 & 15, 2014. Courtesy image of The Circus Collective of San Diego.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The show will explore the many facets of love through circus arts, live music, and physical theatre. Bring a date or come single and find some love at the circus!

Valentine's Concert With Peter Pupping Band

Image of The Peter Pupping Quartet.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Romantic Valentine’s Day concert featuring Nuevo flamenco, Bossa Nova, Samba, Cuban Latin jazz, and contemporary music. If you like the Gypsy Kings, Ottmar Leibert, Latin jazz and Carlos Santana you will love this concert.

Valentine's Day Comedy Show At The Comedy Store

Promotional graphic for the Valentine's Day Comedy Show at The Comedy Store.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 8 p.m.

Laughter is the key to the heart, so celebrate with your special someone at our hilarious Valentine's Day Comedy Show.

Dead Man's Party Valentine's Day Ball At The Belly Up Tavern

Graphic image of The Dead Man's Party.

Friday, February 14, 2014, 9 p.m.

The Dead Man's Party will be perfoming alongside The Burning of Rome at the Belly Up Tavern on February 14th, 2014.

Opera Previews: 'The Elixir Of Love'

Promotional photo for Opera Previews, a program of the City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office and are made possible by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation's Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Is it truly a magic elixir or just a bottle of cheap Bordeaux? Perhaps it doesn’t matter if it works. Nemorino desperately wants to marry the wealthy Adina, who seems out of his league.

Valentine's Weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise

Graphic logo for Hornblower Cruises and Events.

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Experience the ultimate in romance on board a beautifully decorated yacht in holiday decor. A full buffet and free-flowing bubbly with amazing views makes this brunch one of the most fun and intriguing in San Diego.

Hornblower Valentine's Day Weekend Dinner Cruise

Promotional image of the Hornblower Cruises and Events Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise on February 15, 2014.

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Experience the ultimate in romance on board a beautifully decorated yacht in holiday decor. Watch the sun go down, sip champagne and enjoy a three-course dinner prepared fresh on board by our chefs.

Coronado Valentine's Day 10K

Promotional graphic for the 4th Coronado Valentine's Day 10K on February 16th, 2014.

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A flat & fast race along the bay front, great for all levels. The race also includes, medal, competition shirts, raffle, awesome post race party at the might McP's Irish Pub on Orange Avenue in the heart of Coronado.

Special Valentine's Sunday Brunch At Westgate Hotel

Promotional image of celebrate Valentine's Day at the Westgate Hotel. Courtesy image of the Westgate Hotel.

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

To the sound of live music, you will savor the freshest seafood, gourmet cuisine, exquisite carving and crepe stations, baked breads, pastries and desserts as well as delightful breakfast favorites just to name a few.

Chemistry In The Kitchen Couples’ Cooking Classes At Baleen

Promotional image of Baleen San Diego. Courtesy image of Paradise Resort and Spa.

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Sip on a glass of champagne as you learn to create a 3-course meal using ingredients that stir up romance in the body and mind. At the end of this unique Valentine's Day date, you'll leave with recipe cards in hand so you can heat things up at home.