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Valentine's Day Events & Things to Do


Love is in the air in Lackawanna County! Whether expressing love with your sweetie, family, or friends or treating yourself, you'll find unique ideas for things to do on Valentine's Day in Scranton and throughout all of Lackawanna County. From celebrating with a weekend getaway, a romantic dinner, finding the perfect Valentine's Day gifts, or celebrating Galentine's Day, we have ideas for families, couples who stay in, those who go out, and everyone in between. Get ready for some wonderful Valentine’s Day ideas for family, friends, and couples!




10 Best Valentine's Day
Date & Gift Ideas


– 2024 –


We've compiled some fresh and fun ideas to help you spoil your sweetie this Valentine's Day.


#1. Valentine's Day Dinner & Drinks

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner with your significant other or family! Enjoy a relaxing evening, and let the local restaurants do the cooking for you! We've listed some popular dinner and drink events and locations below. If you'd rather stay in, you can add a slice of love with a delicious Heart-Shaped Pizza from participating restaurants in Lackawanna County.

Heart-Shaped Pizza in Lackawanna County
• SWB RailRiders: Knock Love Out Of The Park | 2/14
• Valentine's Day at Bar Pazzo | 2/14
• Valentine's Day Dinner at The Colonnade | 2/14
• Valentine's Day Dinner Special | 2/14
• 409 On Adams Valentine's Celebration | 2/15
• The Love Shack Pop-Up Bar | Fridays & Saturdays until 2/17 (drinks only)
• Madame Jenny's | Fridays & Saturdays (drinks only)



#2. Chocolates & Sweets

Show your appreciation for your loved ones with delicious chocolates, candies, pastries, and desserts! Satisfy their sweet tooth craving with these popular local shops.

• Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
• Dunmore Candy Kitchen
Bella Faccias Personalized Chocolates & Gifts
• Nibbles & Bits



#3. Valentine's Day Escapes

Snuggle up with your sweetie at a romantic overnight stay! Lackawanna County's hotels provide great destinations for couples to celebrate Valentine's Day.

• Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton
• Hilton Scranton & Conference Center
• Hampton Inn Scranton at Montage Mountain
• TownePlace Suites Scranton Wilkes-Barre
• SpringHill Suites Scranton Montage Mountain
• Hotel Anthracite



#4. Shop the Perfect Gift

Explore Lackawanna County's unique boutiques and jewelry stores to find personalized Valentine's Day gifts for her. Our area's sporting goods stores, shops and malls, and attractions offer products and gift cards that are perfect Valentine's Day gifts for men. Don't forget to treat YOURSELF to something special, too!

• Amendolaro Gift Boutique
• A&G Outfitters
• Boccardo Jewelers
• On & On



#5. Wine Tasting

Valentine's Day calls for wine! Take your special someone on a delicious wine-tasting experience while touring the Lackawanna Country Wine Trail.

Wine tasting is also a go-to Galentine's Day celebration!



#6. Pamper & Relax

Treat the mind, body, and spirit. From mindfulness and meditation to energizing escapes and everything in between, our area's spas, salons, massage therapy, and nutrition centers are the perfect spot for pampering your loved ones and yourself!

• Self-Love Floating Restorative Yoga | 2/10
• Chocolates & Chakras Workshop | 2/16
• Valentine's Day Partner Yoga | 2/17



#7. Outdoor Dates

Make it a Valentine's Day Date and dash down the slopes at Montage Mountain Ski Resort! Or, take a hike to check out our area's picturesque landscapes and vistas for romantic displays. Check out these other winter outdoor activities and put your own Valentine's twist on them!

Downtown On Ice | 2/09 & 2/10
• Winterfest at Lackawanna State Park | 2/10
• Happy Heart Tour at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary | 2/14



#8. Laugh Together

Spend the evening laughing with your love! Enjoy a night of hilarious comics during Valentine's Day Weekend.

• Grierfest Comedy Show | 2/10
• Scranton Comedy Club Show | 2/17



#9. Music & Dancing

Enjoy an entertaining night of live music! Enjoy quality time with your Valentine and bond over your shared love of music.

• Music Monday: Touch Of Grey (Grateful Dead Tribute) | 2/12
• Dueling Pianos: Elton John & Billy Joel Tribute | 2/14
• Line Dancing at The V-Spot | 2/14
• Valentine's Day Karaoke | 2/14
• The Fabulous 45s Valentine Dinner & Dance | 2/16
• Leftover Valentine's Party at The V-Spot | 2/16
• Rhythm & Rhymes Poetry Night | 2/17



#10. Arts & Crafts

Get creative! Make a piece of art through plenty of different mediums to commemorate your friendships and relationships with your loved ones.

• Valentine's Day Paint & Sip | 2/01
• Fused Glass Workshop: Polar Bear Plate | 2/04 & 2/07
• Kids Night Out: Pizza & Paint | 2/09
• Valentine's Letterpress Workshop | 2/10
• Adult Craft: Puzzle Heart | 2/10 & 2/14
• Pottery Date Night | 2/17



Explore Galentine's Day and Kids' Valentine's Events

Uncover a variety of Galentine's Day and Kids' Valentine's events throughout Scranton and the surrounding areas of Lackawanna County, offering delightful ways to celebrate love with your family and friends.



Galentine's Day Events

Gather your gal pals and celebrate close friendships by attending NEPA's Galentine's Day festivities! Have fun with your gal pals over Galentine's Weekend and sip cocktails or mocktails, purchase jewelry, get hands-on with artsy workshops, snack on a variety of goodies, and more!

• The Love Shack Pop-Up Bar | Fridays & Saturdays until 2/17 (drinks only)
• Madame Jenny's: Fridays & Saturdays (drinks only)
• Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Bella Faccias | 2/03
• Galentine's Day Petal Party | 2/06
• Galentine's Day at Noteology | 2/08 - 2/11
• Galentine's Celebration & Workshop | 2/09
• Galentine's Day Charcuterie Class | 2/09
• Galentine's Petals & Pints | 2/09
• Permanent Jewelry Pop-Up Shop | 2/10
• Galentine's Celebration & Oracle Card Workshop | 2/11
• Galentine's Day at RiverView Winery | 2/13
• Galentine's Day at The Giving Tree Wellness Center | 2/13
• Drag Disco Valentine's Dinner | 2/18


Kids' Valentine's Day Events

Give your kids a memorable Valentine's Day experience with these family-friendly events!

• Fused Glass Workshop: Polar Bear Plate | 2/04 & 2/07
• Kids Night Out: Pizza & Paint | 2/09
• Sweetheart Valentine Dance | 2/09
• Barbie Valentine's Day Party | 2/10




Check out all the 
Valentine's Day Events

See below for upcoming Valentine's Day-themed events.
Don't see any upcoming events? Check our full calendar of events for other fun activities!


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