Celebrate the day of Saint Valentine in unexpected ways. To help you enjoy Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, we’ve compiled a list of things to do for every type of couple. Move through Fort Worth with love this February 14.
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For the Western Couple
Head to the Stockyards for a Western-themed night! Go early to watch the Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive at 4pm, then explore the Stockyards’ wide array of Western shopping, stop for a drink at an traditional saloon or book a Valentine’s Day Dinner at one of the area’s exceptional restaurants.
97 West Kitchen + Bar Valentine’s Day Dinner – Enjoy a special three-course menu at Hotel Drover’s beautiful western-themed restaurant and bar.
Riscky's Steakhouse Special Valentine's Day Dinner - One of the oldest restaurants in Fort Worth, Riscky's Steakhouse, will offer a special Valentine's Day menu for two. The three-course meal will feature a filet or bone-in ribeye, appetizer, soup or salad, and a selection of their yummy side dishes, all for $99.
Valentine’s Day at the Dove – Lonesome Dove Western Bistro – Chef Tim Love’s Lonesome Dove Western Bistro features a western menu with unexpected dishes like rabbit-rattlesnake sausage and elk-foie gras sliders.
Joe T. Garcia’s – The Fort Worth staple has been operating since 1935, offering incredible Mexican food and delicious margarita pitchers to share with the one you love.
For a Traditional Date Night
Use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to sample Fort Worth’s incredible culinary scene. Delicious food, great service, romantic ambience… the quintessential Valentine’s Day dinners are here in Fort Worth.
Clay Pigeon – Treat your someone special to Valentine’s Day at Clay Pigeon, featuring a four-course prix fixe menu from Chef Spencer Arthur and optional wine pairing by sommelier Leslie Hartman.
B&B Butchers – Enjoy a romantic evening of dinner specials plus the option to pre-order flowers from Cityview Florist.
GRACE – Enjoy modern American classic fare, created by award winning chef Blaine Staniford, in a comfortable, modern setting that embodies the city’s energy.
Don Artemio – The James Beard Award finalist is a culinary space where the flavors of the cuisine of Northeast Mexico are recreated within a contemporary setting.
Toro Toro – Experience the limited Valentine's Day menu on February 14, 16 and 17. Choose between their delicious and fresh options for your 3-course meal, including oysters, a filet lobster duo, roasted chicken with almond pink mole, and a choice of delectable desserts. Complementing your meal is their extensive wine list and craft cocktails.
Silver Fox – This prime steakhouse, seafood and lobster restaurant provides a warm, intimate setting to enjoy Valentine’s Day. Peruse their world-class collection of over 2,600 meticulously selected wines.
Reata Restaurant – The quintessential Fort Worth restaurant is an elegant and energetic place to enjoy Valentine's with your special someone.
Caterina’s – Have a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at Caterina’s, whose recipes and cooking style provide authentic Italian flavor in an intimate setting. You’re almost guaranteed to have engaging conversation at Caterina’s; they ask guests to lock up their phones upon arrival.
And because no one does romance like the French…
Saint-Emilion Restaurant – Saint-Emilion will have a special Valentine’s Dinner with a four-course menu plus amuse bouche, a rose and Champagne toast for each couple.
Paris 7th Restaurant Francais – Paris 7th is classic fine-dining with French favorites like caviar and foie gras, white tablecloths and traditional cocktails.
Le Margot – From Chef Felipe Armenta and Michelin Star Chef Graham Elliot, Le Margot features a range of dishes that reflect the diversity of French cuisine using local ingredients. The pink, red and white dining room décor is the perfect setting for the occasion.
For the DIY Couple
We see you, knitters, crafters, home chefs and woodworkers. If you like to do things for yourself, check out these spots in Fort Worth for a DIY Valentine’s Date to remember.
Pasta Making Class at iL Modo – Learn how to make your own pasta at iL Modo downtown. Then enjoy your creation while sipping on some Italian wine from their cellar.
Valentine's Flight Night at the Art of Grazing -- Head to the Art of Grazing for a romantic wine and cheese tasting experience for two. Price includes two wine flights and a board to share. Or book a charcuterie class to learn the art of making your own board at home.
A Special Dinner for a Special Someone, Cooking Class at Central Market – Enjoy this menu from the African American kitchen of Alexander Smalls, world class opera singer, chef, restauranteur and author of a James Beard Award-winning cookbook.
Indulge Cooking Studio - Date Night – Cook a delicious meal and have fun doing it at Indulge Cooking Studio downtown.
For the Art and Music Lovers
What better night that to take in romantic art and music than Valentine’s?
Café Modern – Book a table at Café Modern inside the Modern Art Museum for a delicious and creative menu. And take the opportunity to browse the museum’s stunning collection of art before dinner.
That Valentines Vibe at The Dock Bookshop – This high energy show includes romantic music, poetry and dancing in an eclectic atmosphere. Couples ticket includes table for two, small bites and a bottle of wine.
If ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ from the Lion King is Your Favorite Song
The Fort Worth Zoo goes all out with events for Valentine’s Day! Reserve your ticket early for their annual Valentine’s Dinner, Galentine’s Party or Father-Daughter Dance for an unforgettable Valentine’s.
For the Outdoorsy Couple
Walk hand-in-hand with your special someone at a romantic outdoor spot in town.
Fort Worth Water Gardens – The pools of the Water Gardens are a tranquil spot to enjoy downtown. Experience the variety of water features in this relaxing urban park.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden – Enjoy the calming and welcoming Botanic Garden, where you’ll be enveloped in greenery and nature from the moment you step through the gates.
Trinity Trails – With over 100 miles of trails along the Trinity River, you and your significant other can pick a starting spot and just go. Walk by downtown or Clearfork for incredible views, or stop in and enjoy one of the many restaurants and bars along the trails.
Tandy Hills Natural Area – Hike to a romantic spot and take in views of downtown at Tandy Hills. It’s a perfect escape from the city where couples can enjoy elevated views from the hilltops and take in the sunset.
For the Philanthropic Couple
Taste the Love Valentine’s Dinner and Fundraiser – Celebrate Valentine’s while helping to end hunger in the community at the 7th annual “Taste the Love” Valentine’s Dinner and Fundraiser. Hosted by the Taste Project, all sales will benefit the Taste Community Restaurant.
For the Cocktail Lovers
Find a special cocktail, or create your own, at these Fort Worth cocktail-centered events and venues.
Valentine’s Date Night: Cocktail Making Class at Roots Fort Worth – Create two crafted cocktails in this fun learning environment. Small bites will be provided.
Movie Night at TX Whiskey Ranch, featuring Sweet Home Alabama – Have a cocktail and enjoy a movie night on Valentine’s Evening.
Blackland Distillery – Find your new favorite cocktail at the chic and intimate tasting room of Blackland Distillery.
For the Home Body Couples
If you’d rather avoid the crowds to stay home to cuddle up on the couch and watch a romantic movie, pick up dinner or create a home-cooked masterpiece to impress your special someone.
Bonnell’s Curb-Side Dinner for Two – Indulge in a gourmet, three-course dinner at home including Bonnell’s lemon Caesar salad for two, choice of surf and turf for your entrée and a flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream and brandied cherries for dessert.
B&B Butcher’s Valentine’s Dinner for Two To-Go – Let the Butcher Shop at B&B help you make a home cooked meal for your sweetheart. Take-out menu for two includes your choice of 2 appetizers, an entrée, 2 sides and dessert.