Celebrate Valentine’s Day in St. Louis 2018

Saturday January 27, 2018

St. Louis is the perfect destination to keep romance alive with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. A getaway to St. Louis is sure to fan the flames of affection and fun in your relationship. Sophisticated, yet friendly. Lively and romantic. Intimate and urbane. Romance is in the air at exciting attractions, acclaimed restaurants and entertainment in charming and friendly neighborhoods. Did we mention how affordable the town is? Admission to our most of our top attractions won’t cost a dime, as most of them are free.

Take a trip to the Saint Louis Zoo’s natural habitats two by two or marvel at Monet’s dreamy Impressionist paintings at the Saint Louis Art Museum. You’ll fall in love with gourmet cuisine at elegant, candlelit restaurants and causal bistro tables. And don’t forget the dessert! With live music every night of the week, St. Louis will help you write your own love song. No matter what you choose to do with your Valentine, break away from the daily grind with a stay at one of St. Louis’ plush, pampering hotels or charming bed & breakfasts. The selections will appeal to every guest’s romantic side – from chic and contemporary to traditionally elegant.

Escape cabin fever and break way to St. Louis for the following events.


The Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis is offering a variety of packages from a six-course meal in the elegant Cielo Restaurant to a luxurious stay in the hotel from Feb. 10-14.

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis’ Valentine’s Day dinner menu will be available Feb. 10, 11, 14, 17 and 18 and a romantic special occasion package will open on the night of Feb. 14 and weekend nights.

The Chase Park Plaza Saint Louis invites you to indulge with a romantic retreat at their one- of-a-kind restaurants, Mediterranean-style pool and spa in the Central West End.

The Cheshire Saint Louis welcomes you to experience their Royal Valentine Package including deluxe accommodations, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries.  Enjoy Italian or American dishes at the on-site restaurants Basso and Boundary.

Reservations are recommended for all Valentine’s experiences.

Food & Drink

Bixby’s located at the Missouri History Museum will host lunch for you and your sweetheart.

Enjoy downtown dining in St. Louis with a view at Kemoll’s or Three Sixty.

Enjoy Valentine’s Day at the St. Louis Zoo with your special valentine in a memorable way. The two of you will enjoy a romantic, sumptuous, three-course meal by candlelight.

Specialty menus will be offered at Ruth’s ChrisDrunken Fish and Vin de Set and Eleven Eleven Mississippi.

Make dessert as sweet as your love with gourmet chocolate from Bailey’s Chocolate Bar, Bissingers or Kakao.

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Special Performance of “Mayhem in Mayberry” on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Bissell Mansion Theatre. This interactive comedy murder mystery will be served with a four-course meal and wine. Please call (314) 533-9830 for tickets and more information.

Dance & Music

The Saint Louis Ballet’s performance of Love Stories (Feb. 10-11) at Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, The Price is Right (Feb. 13-14) at The Fabulous Fox Theatre and Buddy- The Buddy Holly Story at Peabody Opera (Feb. 9-10) are only a few options of the entertainment that awaits you in St. Louis.

Family Fun

Come see our orchids bloom at the very romantic Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show from Feb. 3-March 25.

The Saint Louis Art Museum joins other museums across the country and participates in Hearts for Art! Visit the Art Museum February 9-11, and 13-14 and pick up a free paper heart at the Museum Information Centers when you arrive. Then show your love to your favorite work of art by placing your heart on the floor beneath. Snap a photo of your heart near your artwork, share it on social media with hashtags #HeartsforArt or #SLAMheart, and tag us in your photo.

Couples who love the great outdoors can participate in everyone’s favorite wintertime activities, ice skating at Steinberg Ice Rink in Forest Park and skiing at Hidden Valley Ski Resort.

Hermann’s Chocolate Wine Trail, just minutes away from St. Louis, chocolate and wine pairings along with a one-night stay at Hermann’s B&B is guaranteed to rekindle flames Feb. 17-18.

Create your own candles at The Candle Fusion Studio Feb. 10 & 14 with drinks, dessert and live music.

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