Valentine’s Day: Events, Experiences, Dining & More in San Diego


Embark on a journey of love, relaxation, and adventure this Valentine’s Day in San Diego!

From enchanting dining experiences to unique activities – we have you covered. We have included some of our favorite places to book a mini-staycation, dining spots, unique experiences, spa retreats, family-friendly celebrations at home, and local events, ensuring everyone will experience Valentine’s Day’s warmth and joy.

Romantic Stays

Indulge in the enchantment of a romantic staycation where the allure of love meets the comfort of home. Whether you’re seeking a weekend of passion or a serene escape for two, explore the art of infusing romance into every corner of your staycation.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Romance awaits with the Love is in the Air Grand Romance Package! Enjoy an overnight stay in a luxury guestroom or suite, a bottle of bubbly, chocolate-covered strawberries, a $50 resort credit that can be used for resort dining, The Grand Golf Club, outdoor activities, and more.

Indulge in a marvelous evening with the Symphony Serenity Suite Package at Fairmont Grand Del Mar with the exclusive Symphony Serenity Suite Package. Enjoy an overnight stay in a lavish suite, experience the San Diego Symphony performance, and awaken in the sunshine with a complimentary breakfast for two. This offer is only available on February 14, 2024.

Romantic Add-Ons: Add some romance to your stay with a dozen red roses, dinner for two, a unique evening with the San Diego Symphony, and two cocktails at Grand Del Mar’s Grand Lobby Lounge.

The Heartstopper Feast For All Senses Valentine’s Day Special at Tower23 

Includes guestroom, chocolate truffles, one dozen roses, and a bottle of Raventos Cava. * Valid 2/1-2/29/24.

TOWER23 Hotel is San Diego’s only luxury, lifestyle hotel on the beach. TOWER23 Hotel derives its name from lifeguard tower 23 positioned on Pacific Beach by the hotel. The exclusive resort community of La Jolla is just north of the hotel, while downtown San Diego, the airport, major business centers, and popular area attractions are just minutes away. San Diego’s vibrant beach life sets the stage for TOWER23’s distinctive architecture and style.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is offering a Romance Package for a cozy overnight stay with your loved one. The package features a bottle of chilled sparkling wine paired with chocolate-covered strawberries and a $60 breakfast credit for The Grill.

The Spa at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Nothing says I Love You like a Day at the Spa

Pamper yourself and your significant other with the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation this Valentine’s Day. Discover the city’s top-notch spas and wellness retreats that offer indulgent couple’s treatments, soothing massages, and tranquil environments. Unwind together and create lasting memories of a day dedicated to self-care and connection.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Enjoy time together with the Restorative Couples Journey Bath, Massage, and Wrap. This sensuous experience for two includes a relaxing, mineral-rich bath, customized 60-minute massage, and moisture-intensive wrap with a blissful head and foot massage. 105 minutes, $775 Monday-Thursday, $785 Friday-Sunday. Call to reserve.

Enjoy some relaxing girl time! Enjoy a day of treatments and spa amenities, including the tranquil women’s lounge with stone fireplace, steam and sauna, indoor whirlpool, and outdoor Relaxation Pool. Day Spa Passes are now available for $150/person to enjoy all of the spa amenities for the day.

Spa Pendry

At Spa Pendry, relax, restore, and indulge in a tranquil sanctuary where you can retreat from the demands of daily life. Using a holistic approach to wellness, spa treatments are personalized to bring balance and equilibrium to body, mind, and spirit.

Experience our signature Pendry Rose Ritual and receive a complimentary glass of prosecco and a deluxe rose-infused body souffle to take home with you as our gift. 90 Minutes – $340 | 120 Minutes $450. Treatment reservations are also available by emailing

Four Moons Spa

Four Moons Spa offers traditional spa treatments, transformational healing experiences, naturopathic medicine, a thoughtfully curated boutique + apothecary and an array of programming, classes + workshops.


Valentine’s Day Dining Options

Elevate your romantic celebration with a curated list of exquisite dining options in San Diego. From intimate candlelit dinners with breathtaking views to charming bistros offering delectable cuisine, this guide will navigate you through the city’s diverse culinary scene, ensuring a memorable and indulgent Valentine’s Day experience for you and your loved one.

Amaya | Fairmont Grand Del Mar

An exclusive six-course dinner at Amaya that is a symphony of flavors designed to ignite passion and celebrate romance. Enjoy tantalizing appetizers, flavorful dishes, decadent desserts, and more in this enchanting six-course Valentine’s Dinner. $185/person excluding tax, gratuity, and alcohol.

Celebrate the month of love with a brunch experience at Amaya at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Whether it’s a romantic date or brunch with cherished friends, Amaya is the place to celebrate.

Galentine’s Tea | Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Celebrate with your favorite friends while enjoying an afternoon tea. $89/adult and $44/child, excludes tax and gratuity.

Boujiemana | Kearny Mesa

Boujiemana offers a unique dining experience that strikes a balance between upscale dining and comfort. The name “Boujiemana” is a fusion of “boujie” and “mana.” “Boujie” represents an element of luxury and sophistication, while “mana” is derived from the concept of sharing and connecting with others.

A.R. Valentien | The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Curated multi-course dinner at A.R. Valentien by Executive Chef Kelli Crosson; $175 per person, $250 per person with wine pairings. Enjoy delicious seasonal dishes paired with sweeping views of the Pacific and Torrey Pines Golf Course from the heated outdoor terrace or elegant dining room.

Dockside 1953 | Bahia Resort Hotel

Three-course dinner at Dockside 1953 by Executive Chef Bryan Stuppy, featuring stunning panoramic views of Mission Bay; 5:30-10:00 p.m., $95 per person, $120 per person with wine pairings. Complimentary champagne toast and includes a Heart Shaped Box shortbread/chocolate mousse dessert.

Oceana Coastal Kitchen | Catamaran Resort

Three-course dinner at Oceana Coastal Kitchen by Executive Chef Paul Arias, just steps from the beach for a romantic stroll; 5:30-10:00 p.m., $95 per person, $120 per person with wine pairings. Complimentary champagne toast.

Chef Brian Malarkey’s Herb & Sea (Encinitas)

Herb & Sea blends East Coast seafood traditions with a modern California ethos. This restaurant is dedicated to the memories of our youth and the sea salt and sand-dusted sheets that brought strange comfort and hard-won rest at the end of long summer days.

Dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. $119 per adult / $65 wine pairing (optional).

Valentine’s Day at Provisional Kitchen

Cheers to love at Provisional Kitchen, where Chef Brandon Sloan’s special menu featuring caviar toast, truffle ravioli, and oysters pairs perfectly with live music and our very best champagne pairings. Reservations required.

Valentine’s Day Experiences

Step beyond the traditional and embrace the unique experiences that San Diego has to offer this Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s a sunset cruise along the coast, a hot air balloon ride with panoramic views, or a hands-on cooking class, this roundup unveils a variety of memorable activities that will add an extra layer of excitement and romance to your celebration.

Valentine’s Day Sunset Cocktail Cruise with Cruise San Diego

February 14th – 18th from 4:45pm-6:45pm 

Enjoy a romantic evening cruising Mission Bay with live music, a complimentary glass of champagne, a full onboard bar, and beautiful skies! The first 20 couples get $50 off! USE code: “first20”.

For just $99 per couple, you’ll enjoy a romantic evening on the water with: Live music by the talented Joseph Angelastro, a complimentary glass of champagne, a full onboard bar and breathtaking sunset views.

13th Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk

Join the Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K, & 1 Mile Run at Tidelands Park in Coronado CODE: SAVE10RUN for 10% OFF. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate fitness, friendship, and love!

Wine Country Romance in Temecula

Temecula Valley, Southern California, beckons lovers with romantic hilltops, vibrant colors, and breathtaking sunsets. It’s the ideal setting to create beautiful memories with the one you love. Known for wedding proposals, destination weddings, and anniversary celebrations, Temecula Valley is a lovers’ paradise.
For those looking for something extra special to give this Valentine’s Day, Temecula Valley has staycation packages and romantic experiences to pair with local wines and spirits. Visit Temecula Valley welcomes couples to stay and rejuvenate with breathtaking scenery and open spaces.

Magical Adventures Balloon Rides (Temecula)

Hot air ballooning is one of the most magical experiences you can give to or share with someone special. Few activities have the perfect combination of romance and adventure. Safe for all ages. Hot air balloons are large, colorful, and beautiful – no wonder they are the most photographed aircraft ever. All other forms of aviation are designed to go from point A to point B as a means of transportation. The only thing you can do in a hot air balloon is have fun.

Magical Adventures Balloon Rides offers a variety of balloon tour packages to suit every need, whether celebrating a special occasion or “just because.”Our Temecula experience includes a celebratory champagne toast, juice, mimosa, or non-alcoholic toast, individually wrapped breakfast items, free souvenir pictures, and a commemorative flight certificate. They also include two-for-one wine-tasting tickets to several local wineries and other discounts. It is the best deal in town!

Book a Gondola Cruise (Coronado)

The Gondola Company is your passport to Italy. Indulge in all the magic and tradition of Venice right here in San Diego as you gently cruise in a private gondola through the enchanting canals of the Coronado Cays. Whether it’s a relaxing journey or a romantic adventure, each cruise is a truly memorable experience. Cruises are available Wednesday – Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and weekends from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Reservations are required.

  • Gondola cruises are 50 minutes.
  • Each gondola can accommodate up to six passengers.
  • Each gondola cruise is private for only you and your guests.
  • Select wines, non-alcoholic beverages, and chocolate truffles are available for purchase.

Circus Vargas presents Jubilé! Now through February 19th

An Epic World Celebration for the whole family! The all-new production showcases different cultures and nationalities joining hand in hand, coming together to entertain, laugh, live, love, and celebrate as one! Featuring the world’s finest in circus acrobatic and aerial artistry! Join us for more laughs, more thrills, and more priceless memories under the Big Top…ONLY at Circus Vargas! Don’t miss the ultimate entertainment experience of 2024!

Celebrating at Home with the Entire Family

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples; it’s an opportunity for the whole family to come together and celebrate love. Explore family-friendly activities, from themed events and festivals to outdoor adventures and crafting sessions. This section ensures that every member of the family feels the warmth of Valentine’s Day in a fun and inclusive way.

Sammy’s Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Heart-Shaped Pizza Kits

Bring Valentine’s Day home with Sammy’s, where they will be offering their popular Gourmet Heart Shaped To-Go Pizza Kits that are available throughout the month of love at all San Diego Sammy’s locations. Each kit includes your choice of any pizza with heart-shaped dough and all ingredients, along with baking instructions. Starting at $12.

San Diego locations include La Jolla, Del Mar, San Marcos, Scripps Ranch, Mission Valley, and Sammy’s inside Seven Mile Casino in Chula Vista. To visit or for more information on Sammy’s, visit

Childcare Options

G3Kids Parents Night Out 


Bambino Sitters

Special Events & Activities

We’ve scoped out some fantastic events that will make your celebration extra special. Whether planning a date night, galentine or a family outing, here are some of the best Valentine’s Day events in San Diego.

Let the love festivities begin!

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