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    Valentine's Day in Boulder

    Looking for fun things to do with your sweetie on Valentine's Day in Boulder? Here are some fun Valentine's Day-themed events to enjoy on and around the holiday. Stay awhile and bask in Boulder's romantic setting at the foot of the Flatirons: find more suggestions for romantic things to do in Boulder on our Romantic Weekend in Boulder page.

    Events on Valentine's Day

    Chocolate Tasting Fair

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Boulder Book Store is hosting a Chocolate Tasting Fair featuring goodies from two dozen chocolate makers. Stop in at any time between 5:30pm and 8pm for the tasting. All you need is $5 voucher which will be good for $5 off chocolate or a purchase on the event day. Vouchers can be purchased now at the store, over the phone or at the door. This would be a great way to start or finish your date with a sweet treat. 

    Chocolate and Wine Flights

    Feb. 14–16, 2020
    Visit the BookCliff Vineyards tasting room to celebrate Valentine's Day with wine and chocolate. Enjoy a flight of three wines perfectly paired with three chocolates from Concertos in Chocolates/Lift, custom made for BookCliff. Receive a complimentary rose while supplies last. This happens Feb. 14-16, 1-6pm. and the cost is $10. Reservations are not needed. 

    Bookcliff Vineyards

    Neruda and Nibbles at the Riverside

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Join the Riverside, situated in a pretty spot along Boulder Creek, for a four-course Valentine's meal, a bottle of wine and a screening of the film Il Postino. Doors open at 7pm and the dinner and film begin at 7:30pm. 

    "Mamma Mia!" The Musical

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Set on a sunny Greek isle and featuring hits from ABBA, this wildly popular musical tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father in the lead up to her wedding. Enjoy this show and dinner at Boulder Dinner Theater's BDT Stage. Ticketed event.

    Paint-Your-Own Pottery

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Paint pottery with your loved one. After 5pm this Valentine's Day at Color Me Mine, pay for one studio fee and get one free! Paint a gift from the heart and make memories! Guests 21 and older can BYOB.

    Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company: Bloomsday

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Head to the Dairy Arts Center and enjoy a tale of Irish romance as Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart thirty-five years ago. This time-traveling love story from Steven Dietz blends humor and heartache. Buy your tickets online. 

    Pottery Date Night

    Feb. 14 & 15, 2020
    Bring your date for an evening of pottery making at Boulder Pottery Lab – Studio Arts Boulder. Experienced instructors will get you set up and working together on the potter's wheel, then they'll glaze and fire your two favorite pieces. $45 per person. Register online.

    Colorado Acro Fest

    Feb. 14–16, 2020
    Join Boulder Circus Center Valentine's Day weekend for three days of partner acrobatics, community building and play! Sign up online.

    Acro Group at Boulder Circus Center

    The Marcus King Band - "El Dorado Tour" with Dee White

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Marcus King brings his unique brand of supersonic rock and soul to the Boulder Theater this Valentine's Day. Get tickets online.

    Tribal Seeds

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Spend Valentine's Day at the Fox Theatre with San Diego-based rock-reggae band Tribal Seeds.

    Boulder Burlesque's 'Let This Be a Love Letter'

    Feb. 7-8, 13-15, 2020
    This Valentine's Day, Boulder Burlesque takes the stage to deliver performative love letters just waiting to be sent. Each act is like a mini-play and delivers its own narrative, story, tone and message. The show takes place at 8pm at the Wesley Foundation and ten percent of ticket sales go to Out Boulder. Tickets here.

    World Sound Healing Day

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Send a sonic Valentine to Mother Earth in this tonal ceremony and meditation. Come celebrate “The Sound Heard Around the World” as you tone the heart-centered “ah” sound together for planetary peace. 5pm at The Avalon Ballroom. Free.

    Valentine Swing Dance

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Join the band Key of She for an evening of romance, swing dancing, live music and more. Key of She (accompanied by the Don Elwood Big Band) will perform dance music from the fabulous forties while guests dance with their sweethearts on Boulder's best dance floor (the Avalon Ballroom). 7pm. Tickets are $25.

    Restaurant Specials


    Feb. 14, 2020
    In celebration of Valentine's Day, bartaco is serving up a fan favorite: the crispy oyster taco. These crispy wild Gulf oysters are soaked in buttermilk, dredged in cornmeal and served on their cooling and tangy oyster sauce, available Feb. 11-17, 2020. Reservations recommended for Valentine's Day.

    oyster tacos from bartaco

    Centro Mexican Kitchen

    Feb. 13–15, 2020
    For just $40 per person, you can spice things up with Centro Mexican Kitchen's three-course Valentine's Weekend tasting menu. 

    Chautauqua Dining Hall

    Feb. 10-16, 2020
    The historic Chautauqua Dining Hall is located at the base of the romantic Flatirons. A Valentine's Day-only four-course, chef-inspired dinner is $55 per guest. Reservations required. The Dining Hall will also be offering a special Valentine’s Afternoon Tea from Feb. 10-16 beginning at 2pm. Afternoon tea is served on white linens with a tiered tray of sweet and savory Valentine-inspired tea-time treats. $25 per adult and $15 per child (12 and under). 24-hour advance reservation required. 


    Feb. 14, 2020
    Corrida is offering a special Valentine's Day tasting menu featuring choices ranging from house-made cheese, tuna crudo and filet to seared code, beef tartare and chocolate mousse.

    Corrida Rooftop Boulder

    Flagstaff House

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Valentine's Day at the Flagstaff House includes the restaurant's trademark views, a special four-course menu for the evening, and the option for an innovative Chef’s Tasting Menu. The restaurant's renowned menu changes depending on seasonality and availability, from Hamachi Poke and pheasant consommé to Colorado Lamb Rack and Miyazaki Wagyu Ribeye cap. Reservations encouraged. 

    Flagstaff House Sunset

    Jax Fish House

    Feb. 14, 2020
    Celebrate Valentine's Day with a decadent, four-course meal at Jax Fish House, featuring sustainable seafood and seasonal goodies. Reservations recommended. 

    OAK at fourteenth

    Feb. 14, 2020
    A special $85 per person tasting menu at OAK will feature a delicious selection of options from oysters or brioche toast to king crab gnoocchi, dark chocolate tore and much more.

    The Post Brewing Co. 

    Feb. 13–15, 2020
    This Valentine's Day, The Post Brewing Company is serving up a three-course comfort-food menu. Wash it down with a pint of their house-brewed beer!

    West End Tavern

    Feb. 14–16, 2020
    For a no-drama Valentine’s Day dinner, head to West End Tavern for delicious special dishes — all served a la carte — as well as whiskey drinks and flights by Spirit Hound Distillers.

    Zolo Grill

    Feb. 13–15, 2020
    Enjoy a romantic, three-course Southwestern meal and drink specials like the “Rose ALL Day” at Zolo Grill. Plus, all month long, ZOLO will donate one dollar from every order of chicken enchiladas or El Velo coin margarita to the Samantha Remington Angel Heart Foundation, which assists heart transplant patients. Reservations recommended. 

    Valentine's Day-Themed Events in February

    Herbal Chocolate Making

    Feb. 8, 2020
    Sweets for the sweet! In this hands-on class at Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary, you'll learn about the history and benefits of chocolate, then make your very own herb-infused chocolates to take home.

    Kids Baking: Lemon Berry Scones

    Feb. 9, 2020
    Kids ages 7–12 will make (and taste!) Scottish Valentine lemon berry scones, quick clotted cream and proper tea at Boulder Public Library with Sticky Fingers Cooking.

    Love Potion Cocktail Class

    Feb. 11, 2020
    This interactive cocktail class at Eureka! is $25, and all guests will learn how to make Eureka!'s Love Potion and enjoy mouthwatering appetizers, along with a few other goodies. Tickets here.

    Jeff & Paige's Valentine's Day Party

    Feb. 15, 2020
    Wear your jammies from the night prior, bring your favorite stuffed animal and join award-winning kids’ musical duo Jeff & Paige at Chautauqua Auditorium for a live, science and nature-focused kids’ concert for Valentine’s Day. Every family gets a complimentary copy of their latest album “Little Songs, Big Science” and supplies for a simple, DIY Valentine’s science experiment to take home. Begins at noon. Tickets are $12-15. 

    Make Chocolate Truffles

    Feb. 15 and 16, 2020
    Learn four methods for making tasty truffles: classic ganache, vegan ganache, fruit puree ganache and liqueur infusions. From these four techniques, the class at Piece, Love and Chocolate will create more than 10 different flavors. You'll take home more than three dozen truffles each, plus the skills and know-how to recreate them! $95 per person. Register to reserve a spot

    Piece Love and Chocolate

    Valentine's Dinner and a Movie – Fundraiser

    Feb. 15, 2020
    This exclusive fine dining experience at Hotel Boulderado is hosted by Spark, a new nonprofit that supports Boulder County students in finding their voices through documentary filmmaking. Enjoy dinner in a private dining room, followed by a screening of the award-winning documentary "The Love Bugs." $250 per ticket. Reserve online.