Valentine’s Day 2015 on the Seacoast

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If you need help deciding what to do for Valentine’s weekend 2016, check out these fun events and specials around the Seacoast! You’ll definitely want to check out the Portsmouth Fire and Ice Festival happening February 10-15, featuring a street party with fire dancers and ice sculptors and more!

Restaurants – Special Menus and Events

Anneke Jans in Kittery, Maine is offering a special menu in addition to their regular menu on February 12, 13 and 14. Click here to see the special menu. 

Friendly Toast ValentinesThe Friendly Toast is offering two special dishes! Nothing Bundt Love (two dutch chocolate red velvet pancakes topped with whipped cream, fresh strawberries and a chocolate drizzle) and Strawberry Letter 23 (shortcake pancakes sandwiching whipped cream and fresh strawberries and topped with a hot strawberry compote).

The Atlantic Grill is hosting “Wine Me, Dine Me, and TANGO!” on Saturday, February 13 at 6PM. The event includes 4 Argentinian inspired courses with wine pairings and live Tango and Jazz music after dinner. $100/person, buy tickets here.

Two Fifty Market at the Sheraton Portsmouth has specialty cocktail, entree and dessert just for Valentine’s Day! Click here to see their specials. 

Pickwick’s Mercantile and Black Trumpet are teaming up for GALentine’s Day 2016, a benefit dinner in support of HAVEN. You’ll get a 3-course meal prepared by Chef Evan Mallett, along with live music, amuse-bouche, a complimentary cocktail and wine service, and a whimsical masquerade setting. $69/person, Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13. Click here to buy tickets.

The Franklin Oyster House is hosting a Romantic Rendezvous Dinner on Sunday, February 14th (click here for the dinner menu), as well as a Post Valentine’s Day Brunch on Monday, February 15th (click here for the brunch menu)! Dinner is $35/person.

Misto! cafe.bar.bistro has a prix-fixe 3-course menu available for Valentine’s Day, which includes many12657798_1641173589476798_8880537234044343441_o
vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options! $35/person.

Cafe Nostimo has a prix-fixe Valentine’s menu on Saturday, February 13 starting at 5PM. From 6-9PM on the same night, they’ll have live music, “The Blues with Delanie Pickering”. $25/person, includes glass of beer/wine, entree and dessert. Call 603-427-9286 for reservations.

British Beer Company is offering new dishes in honor of the holiday – from poutine to noodle bowls to chocolate porter cake! Click here to see the menu.

SALT Kitchen & Bar is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13, and Valentine’s Day Brunch on Sunday, February 14. Click here to see the menus.

Demeters Steakhouse will be celebrating with a 3-course pre-fixe menu from Thursday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14. $79+/person. Visit their website for the menu!

El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant in next-door Newington has a special 3-course meal withV - El Rodeowine or margaritas! $45/person.

Epoch Restaurant is hosting Valentine’s Day dinners on February 13 and 14. They are offering a 4-course meal for $65/person. Click here to see the menu.

La Maison Navarre is offering macarons with hearts formed out of raspberry and lemon cream, and a box of 6 macarons with special colors and flavors for the holiday!

The York Harbor Inn is hosting Valentine’s Day with Billy Joel and Elton John! Their 4-course dinner on Saturday, February 13 will include a musical tribute show and dance from Michael Troy & Company. $69.95/person. Click here for more information. 

Strawbery Banke Museum is hosting a 3-course candlelit Valentine dinner, 5-9PM on Sunday, February 14. $75 for TWO,  includes skating at Labrie Family Skate. Beer and wine available for an additional cost. For reservations, call 603-766-4300.

Shops – Sales and Special Items


Clyde’s Cupcakes has Valentine’s Day specials for chocolate covered strawberries
and cupcakes! Visit their website to order!

villages valentinesTen Thousand Villages is having buy one, get one 1/2 off on their jewelry in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. with other Valentine’s gifts 25% off! 

Kilwins Portsmouth has all of your Valentine’s candy needs, including chocolateKilwins Strawberriescovered strawberries!

Hotels – February / Valentine’s Specials

The Three Chimney’s Inn has a special running for the whole month of February! The package includes a dinner voucher, breakfast, extended check-out, champagne, roses and more! Click here to see the offer.

Special Events

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will host a Valentine’s Day Tea Party with the Queen of Hearts! TheV - Children's Museumevent features treats, festive crafts, storytime, pictures and tea! Guests are encouraged to dress up in their most whimsical attire.

Grill 28 at Pease Golf Course is hosting “A Valentine Stroll Partner Painting” with Paint Nite! Two paintings will become once you’re finished! $45/person. Click here to sign up.

The Mall at Fox Run is having Valentine’s Day Kids Crafts on Saturday, February 13 from 11AM – 1PM in Sears Court. While you’re there, grab a copy of the Sweetheart Guide for the best Valentine’s Day gifts!

G. Willikers! Toy Shop will help you make your own Valentine’s Day craft! Stop into the store anytime between Monday, February 8 and Saturday, February 13 to create a craft at their Valentine Craft MAKER Station!