Great Date Ideas For Valentine’s Day in Austin

Love is in the air and it is time to make plans for you and your special someone for Valentine’s Day this year! In Austin, Valentine’s Day is more than just a Hallmark holiday but a fun and unique experience that Austinites enjoy with their significant other. But we know there are still some out there looking to celebrate in other ways – talking to you, Beyonce’s Single Ladies (and gents)! Make it a night to remember and keep it local with Austin festivities!


Valentine’s Day Restaurants

    • Chez Zee
      Check out their Valentine’s Day Menu
      An American bistro also located in central Austin, Chez Zee offers a great variety of dishes in a sophisticated environment at reasonable prices. Impress that special someone, but make your reservations soon.

    • Sullivan’s Steakhouse
      Check out their Valentine’s Day Menu
      Now there are multiple Sullivan’s locations, but Austin’s downtown location snuck into this top five because of its classy, romantic atmosphere and exceptional live music provided by local Austin talent. After dinner, enjoy drinks at Sullivan’s upscale piano bar.

    • Valentine’s Day Dinner with Sitars
      Four courses farm fresh Indian cuisine, flowers for your sweetheart, wine pairings all while the Sounds of India are playing. Get your tickets now!

    • Russian House
      Check out their Valentine’s Day Menu
      Set the tone for the evening with a romantic dinner for two at the Russian House this Valentine’s Day with a four-course pre-fixed menu $150 per couple. Bottomless champagne and dessert bar included!

    • TRIO
      Check out their Valentine’s Day Menu
      Show that special someone how much you care with a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner menu at the TRIO.

    • Mulberry
      Check out their Valentine’s Day Menu
      This Valentine’s Day, Chef Ruston Richardson will perfectly prepare a four-course dinner starting with a bubbly toast! Seating is limited, so reservations are highly recommended.

Concerts & Shows

    • Bob Schneider and The Moonlight Orchestra
      Doors Open at 6:30 PM
      Show Starts at 8:00 PM
      Bring your special someone to see Bob Schneider and The Moonlight Orchestra featuring the Tosca String Quartet, and special guests to be announced. Enjoy a romantic holiday evening this Valentine’s day at ACL Live at The Moody Theater.

    • Valentine’s Day Dancing
      The Lobby Lounge will provide couples with the perfect post-dinner nightcap at its VAlentine’s Day event featuring live music, dancing, and drink specials. Tuesday night from 8pm to 12am, locals and guests will enjoy Latin tunes by The Brew featuring Michael Rodriguez.

    • Valentine’s Day Special
      Hear one of Austin’s best R&B groups, The Nightowls, cover Al Green. They will have roses, chocolate strawberries, and plenty of candy out for you to enjoy.


    • Date with Bollywood
      Doors Open at 6:30 PM February 13th
      Dress in your best Bollywood or Cocktail attire and attend a Dance Social designed for you to show-off your Bollywood Dance Skills as a couple.A Photo Session is also scheduled to capture the valentine journey for you both.

    • Broken Spoke
      Hours 9:00 AM – 12 AM
      Cuz ain’t nothin more romantic than two-steppin the night away together.



    • Valentine’s Flea Ball
      Stop by Opal Divine’s Penn Field to shop local handmade items and vintage wares with free live music.

    • Cupid’s Chase 5K and Fun Run
      The 5k race is a flat-and-fast course showcasing the downtown Georgetown area, as well as Southwestern University and local parks.

    • Paramount Break-a-Leg 5K
      Starts at 11th and Congress Avenue and ends at the entrance of the historic 100-year-old Paramount Theatre on Congress Avenue.

Anti-Valentine Events

    • My Bloody Valentine | Terror Tuesday
      For the not so traditional Valentine’s Day, come on down to Alamo Drafthouse at The RITZ for one of the most classic slasher films about the world’s most pointless holiday.


    • Anti-Valentine’s Day Bar Crawl
      Red’s Porch presents the anti-Valentine’s Day pub crawl, in honor of breakups, separations and divorces. This Valentine’s Day, let’s show Cupid where he can stick it, by heading to the East Side and drinking it up in some dark and fabulous bars.

    • Lonely Hearts Club
      We Hope You Can Join Us For An Afternoon Of Shopping & Socializing On The Patio At Shangri La.
      Need To Find Something For That Special Someone ( Or Yourself).We’ve Got You Covered.

    • TB’s Valentine’s Day Extravaganza
      The Highball will be playing the best of Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Britney Spears and more making this the perfect dancing party for you and your Gal’s!

Map of Valentine’s Day 2016 Events

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