Valentine’s Day 2017 is just around the corner, and planning that perfect night out can be a real stress. Luckily, the Baltimore area has a wide selection of fabulous restaurants and events that will make your romantic evening go off without a hitch! 

Some of the best spots in town will fill up fast, so make reservations ASAP! Here are a few ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day 2017 in Baltimore:


FOOD


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Valentine’s Day Cruises

  • Where: 561 Light Street Baltimore, MD 21202
  • When: February 11, 11:30a-2:00p & 6:30p-10:00p; February 12, 11:30a-2:00p; February 14, 6:30P-10:00p

Snuggle up to your sweetie on board one of Baltimore’s fabulous Spirit Cruises. With plentiful buffet-style selections of pork loins, prime rib, salads, and desserts, you can indulge your food fantasies while watching the beautiful Baltimore skyline. Valentine’s brunch, lunch, and dinner cruise packages are available, so take the stress out of planning by booking a cruise with Spirit Cruises.


Valentine’s Day Dinner

  • Where: 501 E. Churchville Rd., Bel Air, MD 21014; 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Ste. 108 Bel Air, MD 21015
  • When: February 11 or February 14, reservations begin at 4:00p

Go a little more classic this Valentine’s Day with a dinner and wine-pairing experience. Pairings Bistro is hosting a 5-course Prix Fixe Menu and Wine Pairing dinner both at their own restaurant on February 14 and at Bel Air’s Rockfield Manor on February 11 and 14. Rich soups, entrees, desserts, and a global wine selection make this the perfect place for a romantic night out. 


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A Wine + Chocolate Evening

  • Where: The Hall of Events, 524 West Franklin Street Baltimore, MD 21201
  • When: February 17, 6:00p-10:00p

Take advantage of some yummy wine and desserts at the 4th annual Wine + Chocolate Evening. With local vendors, live artists, exotic dancers, and a fashion showcase, there is no end to what you can see and do (and who you might meet) at this delicious and fun event. Click here to RSVP on Faceook!


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Rusty Scupper

  • Location: 402 Key Highway, Inner Harbor Marina, Baltimore, MD 21230
  • Valentine’s Day Hours: 4:00p-9:00p 

If your love for your Valentine is deeper than the sea, show them with a dinner at Rusty Scupper. Their special Valentine’s Day menu is a seafood lover’s dream, with delicate oysters, sea bass, crab cakes, and so much more. Dine in style three levels above the gorgeous Inner Harbor Marina at Rusty Scupper.


Fleming’s

  • Location: 720 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:00p-10:00p

On Valentine’s Day, nothing can beat a simple, well-cooked steak. Fleming’s serves up Prime USDA filet mignons, new york strips, and ribeyes, with rubs and sides that will make your mouth water. Reservations are still being accepted, so book your table now and have a truly succulent Valentine’s Day at Fleming’s.


The BoatHouse-Canton

  • Location: 2809 Boston Street Baltimore, MD 21224
  • Valentine’s Day Hours: 11:30a-11:00p

If you’re in the mood for a Valentine’s Day that’s a little more laid-back, you will want to check out the BoatHouse. With a waterfront view from almost every table and a Bay-influenced menu using fresh, local ingredients, this spot is the perfect balance of casual sophistication. Book your table now and have a relaxing evening at the BoatHouse. 


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Magdalena

  • Location: 205 E. Biddle Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
  • Valentine’s Day Hours: 5:30p-9:30p (reservations suggested)

Located inside Baltimore’s luxurious Ivy Hotel, Magdalena redefines fine dining. Five unique dining areas, a fresh and evolving cross-cultural menu, and a broad selection of national and international wines make this restaurant second-to-none. If you want a Valentine’s Day that thrills your senses, book your table now at Magdalena.


La Folie Bistro

  • Location: 2903 O'Donnell St. Canton, MD 21231
  • Valentine’s Day Hours: 4:00p-9:00p

This Valentine’s Day, treat your love to a trip to Paris without ever leaving Maryland. La Folie Bistro has an array of romantic French fare, like steak frites, fresh cheeses, and delectable macarons, all with an American twist that will keep you coming back for more. Book your table now and prepare your palate for an international experience at La Folie. 


MUSIC


Valentine's Day 70’s Soul Food Concert

  • Where: 1212 Cathedral Street Baltimore, MD 21201
  • When: February 14, 7:00p-11:00p

This Valentine’s Day, groove along to a special 70’s Soul Food Concert, featuring performances by the famous Temptations, Delfonics, Persuaders, Rolls Royce, and Supremes. This is a can’t-miss show, so grab your tickets now and dance the night away with your Valentine at this soulful event. 


Valentine’s Day Events at Germano’s Piattini

  • Where: 300 South High Street (at Fawn St.) Baltimore, Maryland 21202
  • When: February 14, 6:00p

If you’re looking for a more intimate night out, Germano’s Piattini has some great Valentine’s Day events in their Cabaret. Steve Ross, the “Crown Prince of New York Cabaret” will be performing his romantic tunes on Valentine’s Day. If you can’t make that, the master jazz pianist and composer Billy Colucci will be performing on February 12 and guitarist, singer, and composer Cecilia Zabala will be performing on February 17. No matter which show you attend, you are sure to have a night filled with love and music at Germano’s Piattini.


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