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What to do, where to eat on Valentine’s Day?

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Wondering what to do on Valentine’s Day in Lexington? Here’s a sampling of the best Valentine’s Day events and Valentine’s Day meals in Lexington 2018

Eating Out for Valentine’s Day?

Crú Food & Wine Bar pays homage to their favorite Chefs and their signature dishes for this year’s Valentine’s menu. The menu includes a four course dinner with entree choices of Yukon potato wrapped sea bass, seared scallops & foie gras, braised wagyu short ribs, oven roasted lamb chops, or salt encrusted beef tenderloin. Reservation only, call for seating times.

Honeywood at Fritz Farm offers cajun-inspired specials, including an 8-ounce beef filet, shrimp and lobster étouffée, vegetable gumbo, and shrimp and avocado Garibaldi. Dinner starts at 5 pm. Call or go online for reservations.

On Valentine’s Day, Hooters is giving singles and scorned lovers a chance to destroy photos of their exes in return for a plate of wings. At their Shred ’em and Forget ’emevent, you can put a picture of your ex through a shredder and get a BOGO coupon for 10 boneless wings.

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe on Southland is offering a Valentine’s meal special, 2 feasts and 2 desserts for dine in or carry out.

Wild Thyme Cooking School is hosting a Chef’s table dinner date night, which includes a Valentine’s wine pairing and a four course dinner. The class is a demonstration style event and guests are welcome to bring their own additional wine or beverage to enjoywith the dinner.

Winchell’s on Southland offers hand-cut ribeyes and pan-seared sea scallops, along with Valentine’s Day-themed trivia.


Valentine’s Day Events in LexingtonCandle light dinner

Good Foods Co-op hosts a 90 minute workshop on Feb 7 at 7 pm. Dr. James Stillwell presents content from the book Finding the Love of Your Life written by Dr. Neil Clark Warren. The class focuses on not simply finding a relationship, but making sure you end up in the RIGHT relationship for you.

Midway hosts Midway Chocolate Stroll on Feb 10 at 10 am. Stroll down Midway’s Historic Main & Gratz Streets where each business will have a chocolate treat for you, as well as Valentine’s Day Specials. Have your Chocolate Stroll ticket stamped at 10 locations and drop it off at Midway Sweet Tooth Candy Store for a prize drawing. Also, stop by Equus Run Vineyards from noon to 4 pm for their Kisses & Calories Open House.

The Lexington Ballet presents My Fair Lady at the Lexington Opera House on Saturday, Feb 10 at 2 pm.

Spend a romantic evening in the Eastern Kentucky foothills at Carter Caves’ Valentine’s Dinner Theatre night: Feb 9 – 10 at 7 pm. The night includes a buffet style dinner, followed by a special performance of “Red Skeleton: Remembered” and overnight stay in the Lewis Caveland Lodge.

The Valentine’s Getaway at Cumberland Falls is on Feb 9 – 10. The Saturday night package includes a lodge room, dinner, and a show for two: Murder and Merriment, an interactive murder mystery dinner theatre troupe. Breakfast the next day is also included.

Waveland State Historic site is serving a special Valentine’s Day Tea on Feb 13 at 2 pm and Feb 14 at 6:30 pm. The event includes savory food, delicious tea served by period dressed interpreters, and a tour of Waveland Mansion. Call for reservations.

Wild Thyme hosts hands-on cooking classes. On Feb 9 at 6:30 pm learn how to make romantic desserts like homemade creme brûlée, chocolate dipped tuxedo strawberries, and orange chocolate mousse from scratch. There will also be a Cupid’s Feast hands-on class on Feb 17 at 6:30 pm where couples make a four-course Valentine’s meal.


Valentine’s Hotel Packages

The Campbell House offers a Valentine’s Day Package: Spend the holiday with your someone special and receive deluxe overnight accommodations, champagne, a cheese tray, and chocolate covered strawberries delivered to your room. The package also includes breakfast for two in Kilbern’s restaurant the following morning and a late checkout.

Clarion Hotel offers Cupid’s Creation: Includes a meal for two in Cortland’s Restaurant plus champagne and strawberries delivered to your room for dessert. The package requires at least a three days advance booking.

Hilton Lexington/Downtown offers a Valentine’s Day special during the month February that includes complimentary sparkling wine or cider when you arrive, and breakfast for two served in your room.

Lyndon House Bed & Breakfast offers three separate Valentine’s packages. A Classic Valentine package includes a bouquet of flowers, champagne, dinner at a nearby restaurant with a $100 gift certificate. A Bistro Valentine package includes a bottle of wine from one of Kentucky’s premier vineyards and a $50 Bistro dinner card. A Simple Valentine package is about being the right partner and includes a bouquet of flowers in addition to one nights accommodations. Lyndon House also offers a Bed, Breakfast & Ballet package that includes a bouquet of flowers, champagne, and 2 tickets to the Lexington Ballet production of My Fair Lady. 


Valentine’s Day Desserts

European Delights Gourmet Bakery at Brannon Crossing offers raspberry meringue cups, hazelnut meringue cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries, red velvet whoopee pie,  and heart shaped cakes.

box of chocolates

La Petite Délicat has macaroons in a variety of flavors, including red velvet and chocolate raspberry. Valentine macaron gift boxes are also available.

Old Kentucky Chocolates on Southland Drive offers chocolate-dipped strawberries as well as Valentine’s novelties.

The Sweet Spot on N Broadway has supersized chocolate covered strawberries available. Order before Feb 12 for pickup on Feb 13 or 14.