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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

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 our area's restaurants do the cooking for you! Below are some popular dinner and drink events and locations.

♥️ SWB RailRiders - An Evening in Paris: ​2/11
♥️ Hotel Anthracite Valentine's Day Dinner: 2/14
♥️ RiverView Winery Valentine's Day Dinner: 2/14
♥️ The Love Shack at The Loft: 2/10, 2/11, 2/17, 2/18, 2/24
♥️ 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
♥️ Electric City Bakehouse
♥️ Nibbles & Bits



#3. Valentine's Day Escapes



#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!

♥️ Yoga + Farm to Table: Chakras & Chocolates Theme: 2/10
♥️ Intimately Us at The Salted Pixie: 2/11
♥️ Partner Restorative Yoga: 2/14



#7. Outdoor Dates

Make it a Valentine's Day Date and dash down the slopes at Montage Mountain Ski Resort! Meet cute and cuddly animals on a tour of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary, and 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!

♥️ Shiver by the River Race Series – Race #2: 2/11
♥️ Winterfest at Lackawanna State Park: 2/11
♥️ 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.

♥️ The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater Show: 2/10
♥️ Scranton Comedy Club Show: 2/11
♥️ Live, Laugh, Love Comedy Night​: 2/11
♥️ Valentine's Dinner & Comedy Show: 2/11



#9. Music & Dancing

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

♥️ Line Dancing at the Moon Tavern: 2/9 & 2/16
♥️ Boots & Bangs Live at Finnegan's: 2/10
♥️ Light Up The Moon at the V-Spot: 2/11
♥️ Bradley Phillip Parks at Breaker Brewing Outpost: 2/11



#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 Pysanky Class: 2/11
♥️ Fused Glass Workshop: Heart Bowls: 2/14 & 2/15





Celebrate Galentine's Day

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, get tarot card readings, purchase permanent jewelry, learn about oracle cards, snack on a variety of goodies, and more!

♥️ Pinot & Perfume and Cocktails & Candles at Noteology: 2/9 - 2/12
♥️ Eclectic Florals & Noteology: 2/9 - 2/12
♥️ Oracle Card event at The Releafery: 2/12
♥️ Galentine's Day Celebration at The Giving Tree Wellness Center: 2/13
♥️ Galentine's Party at Riverview Winery: 2/13
♥️ The Love Shack at The Loft: 2/10, 2/11, 2/17, 2/18, 2/24
♥️ Madame Jenny's: Fridays & Saturdays (drinks only)




Kids' Valentine's Day Events

Give your kids a memorable Valentine's Day experience with these family-friendly events. Watch a Valentine's Day movie, dance with dad, or visit with princesses!

♥️ Sweetheart Valentine Dance at the Greater Scranton YMCA: 2/10
♥️ Encanto Valentine's Day Event at the Waverly Community House: 2/11
♥️ Heart Bowls Fused Glass Workshop at Spirited Art: 2/14
♥️ Valentine’s Fairytale Brunch at The Ritz Theater: 2/18




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Valentine's Day Events

See below for upcoming Valentine's Day-themed events.
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