Valentines Day in New Jersey

Things To Do in 2016 to Make it a Special Romantic Occasion

Valentines Day


Looking for that special place, event, or thing to do to celebrate 2016 Valentines Day in New Jersey?


There's more to Valentine's Day than a box of chocolates or a dozen roses.


Here you will find suggestions, ideas, events, places to go, the best and affordable romantic restaurants, couples spa's, and romantic getaways.


The origin of Valentines Day is riddled with myth. What we do know is that February has long been a month of romance.

Valentine, who later became St. Valentine, was a priest who sent the first "valentine" greeting himself. While in prison, it is believed that Valentine fell in love with a young girl who visited him during his confinement. Before his death, it is alleged that he wrote her a letter, which he signed "From your Valentine"




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Northern NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities


Valentine's Day Masquerade Ball
Friday, February 12, 2016: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ
Reservations required. Call (973)247-0085 ext 201


Lambert Castle, Paterson, NJ


Don a mask and join us at Lambert Castle for some dancing and fun. Desserts will  be served and a cash bar will be available. Semi-formal attire requested, and mask required.  Tickets are $25 per person. No one under twenty-one will be admitted.
This event is hosted by the Passaic County Historical Society. The Castle has been awarded the Landmark designation by The New Jersey and National Registers of Historical Places'



The Twilight Tour at The Stickley Museum

Saturday, February 13, 2016@ 5:00 p.m.

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
2352 Route 10 West

Morris Plains, NJ



Enjoy a romantic evening with your significant other with an evening tour of a log house with soft twinkling lights. The tour begins at twilight in the North Cottage before visiting Gustav Stickley's Log House in the evening, when the amber light of the copper lanterns shines most beautifully. The tour will provide an insightful way to experience the Log House and learn about the development of electricity in New Jersey.


Valentine's Day Cruise
Sunday , February 14, 2016
Spirit Cruises
Valentine's Day CruiseDeparting Lincoln Harbor, Weehawken, NJ
Make a romantic memory aboard the Spirit yacht and treat the one you love to a cruise along New York Harbor. with gourmet ding, DJ entertainment, dancing and strolls beneath the stars and awesome NYC Skyline Views.



Personal Chef - Dine Out in the Comfort of Your Home
Santasha's Cooking Tonight
Website - Information and Ordering
(973)728-2691 (Serves North New Jersey, Rockland County, Orange County
Prefer not to hire a baby sitter to go out for dinner? After a long day of work, do you prefer not to hop in a car and head out to a restaurant?
Your Personal Chef will come to your home with the freshest groceries and equipment needed to prepare your meal. You leave work, drive directly home and what you want to eat is waiting for you. You just heat and enjoy. Menus are made to match each client's likes or dislikes. Low fat, low sodium, reduced carb, gourmet, home style and many other personalized menus are available.


Central NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities


10th Annual Valentine's Day Plunge
February 13, 2016; 12 noon
on Main Beach in Manasquan
Manasquan, New Jersey
Website (show your support)
This annual event for a good cause features an exciting fund raiser where participants, called Plungers, collect donations for ALS patients in exchange for plunging into the icy Atlantic Ocean. To support this event, register as an individual, be a spectator, or make a donation.


Hot air balloon ride
with an optional overnight Romantic package at a local Bed & Breakfast
In Flight Balloon Adventures
Clinton, NJ
1-888-301-ADVENTURE (2383)
Combine the adventure of a Hot Air Balloon flight with the romance of elegant dining, followed by a comfortable night in a charming country Bed and Breakfast. Sunrise flight, evening flight, dinner before or after - your choice


Take in a day of cross country skiing or snow shoeing and combine it with an overnight stay in a nearby romantic Bed & Breakfast.

High Point XC Ski Center
1480, Rt. 23
Sussex, NJ  07461

High Point with the highest snowfall in New Jersey, offers cross country skiing and snow shoeing. This is a great area for beginners and intermediates, and for experienced cross country skiers who enjoy a scenic setting. High Point is an ideal place for newcomers to the sport who want to learn from experienced instructors and to get to experience the joy of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, High Point is the most equipped, and best groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe area in NJ, and one of the few with equipment rentals.


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Other Statewide Valentine's Day Events & Services


Send A Romantic Valentine's singing Telegram
Preppygrams Singing Telegrams
1-800-936-7464 ( Sent statewide to New Jersey and NY)
Give your loved one a special Valentine;s Day experience.
All telegrams are written based on information you provide us about the recipient who receives a decorated scroll with a copy of the lyrics to keep as a memento! Some of our costumes include tuxedo, red heart, gorilla, chicken, clown, grim reaper, fireman, doctor, nurse, French maid, priest, nun, Tarzan, Winnie-the-pooh, Elvis and more. 
Same day service available! - You want a singing telegram sent fast? There is no better or romantic spontaneous gift that you can give to your loved one in NJ. Preppy-grams delivers singing telegrams 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! They accept all major credit cards and even PayPal! 


Singing Valentines - Barbershop Group Singing Telegrams
Hunter-don Harmonizers
Flemington, NJ
Website - Information and Ordering
908-806- 6683
Looking for that out of the ordinary Valentine's Day gift that will impress your loved one with an unforgettable memory?
Send your loved one a "Singing In-Person Valentine" from the Hunterdon Harmonizers. They present Singing Valentines to wives and husbands, daughters and sons, girlfriends and boyfriends, grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles, etc. The singing Valentine's can be delivered to homes, workplaces, schools and colleges, in restaurants, diners, fast food locations, and in hospitals. They will travel wherever you'd like to surprise someone! A Hunterdon Harmonizers Quartet dressed in red & white tuxedos will present two great love songs in Barbershop Harmony, a floral remembrance, and a personalized valentine card!


A Romantic Private Dining Option - Hire A Personal Chef - Dine Out in the Comfort of Your Home
Personal Chef's Serving New Jersey
For more information and a list on New Jersey personal chefs, Visit their Website
The personal chef buys the food, cooks the meal in your kitchen, and cleans up ---- including doing the dishes, you can enjoy a quiet, romantic dinner in the privacy of your home while adding the personal touch that makes this a special romantic occasion.
Based on your preferences, they will shop for ingredients and bring their own utensils to cook everything in your kitchen.
Personal chefs typically begin with client assessments to learn food preferences, caloric concerns, tastes and specific dietary needs or requests such as organic, vegetarian, fat-free or gluten-free.

Romantic Northern NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Alpine Haus
Vernon, NJ

Alpine Haus, Vernon

Located in the Sussex County Skylands, reserve one of the romantic suites in the Carriage House with gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs.


Cascades Lodge
Hamburg, NJ

Grand Cascades Lodge

A luxury resort hotel with amenities that include indoor & outdoor heated pools, mineral spa, sports & fitness facilities, six Golf courses, and other fun activities


Whistling Swan Inn
Stanhope, NJ

Whistling Swann Inn

A romantic honeymoon B&B in the Skylands Region with suites having a fireplace and whirlpool tubs for two. Massage services are also available.


The Wooden Duck
Newton, NJ

The Wooden Duck B & B

This charming mini-estate is ideal for a quiet romantic getaway. Deluxe rooms have a two-person soaking tub, a fireplace, and a private balcony.



Romantic Central NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Chateau Inn Suites
Spring Lake, NJ

Chateau Inn, Spring Lake

This historic Inn, across Potter Park and "The Lake" surrounded by tree-lined streets, offers Jacuzzis, wood burning fireplaces, and sun decks or balconies.


Chestnut hill
Milford, NJ

Chestnut Hill B & B

Two beautiful homes overlooking the Delaware River in the quaint town of Milford, NJ conveniently located near Lambertville, NJ



Riverside Victorian
Clinton, NJ

Riverside Victorian B & B

A 6 room 1882 historic inn located in the heart of Clinton, one block from the village shops, major attractions, and casual restaurants.



Widow McCrea House
Frenchtown, NJ

Widow McCrea House

This charming 1878 Victorian B and B near the Delaware River offers working fireplaces framed in carved oak mantles and romantic Jacuzzis with marble & Italian stonework.



Romantic Southern NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Atlantis Inn
Ocean City, NJ

Atlantis Inn

A luxury, romantic B & B with 12 Suites and 2 multi-room Villa Apartments with full kitchens. They feature rooms with body spa showers for two and fireplaces.


Bedford Inn
Cape May, NJ

Bedford Inn

The Bedford is open all year round and provides the setting for the perfect romantic escape. In the colder months, sit on the closed in porch, warmed by a small fireplace.


Congress Hotel
Cape May, NJ

Congress Hotel

Across the street from the beach, this 106 room historic hotel a restaurant, has a lounge, a nightclub, includes a full-service health spa and a fitness center.


Virginia Hotel
Cape May, NJ

Virginia Hotel

The Virginia Hotel is an historic 1879 landmark luxury hotel with 24 intimate, restored rooms, and an excellent fine dining Ebbitt Room restaurant on it's premises.


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New Jersey Valentine Day Chocolates and Chocolatiers


Antoinette Chocolatier
87  South Main Street
Phillipsburg,  NJ 08865
(908) 859-4545  
Antoinette Chocolatier  never uses preservatives and only uses the freshest ingredients to make its handmade products. They offer special assortments for holidays and can create custom arrangements for you.

Chocolate Bar
631 Lake Avenue
Locate near the Asbury Festhalle & Beirgarten
Asbury Park, NJ
Scheduled to open in 2016 before Valentine's Day
The Chocolate Bar, an acclaimed high end NYC chocolate shop & eatery, combines the best of a neighborhood bakery with the neighborhood coffee shop. A popular item is their Breakfast for Champions collection which includes cereal killer flavors of Cheerios, Corn Flakes, and Cocoa Krispies available in milk or dark chocolate. They offer a full service café area, with a modern feel and a theatrical view of the wholesale operations. They will also offer their signature hot chocolates, teas and will host weekly tastings and classes.
For Valentine’s Day, there will be “Booty Boxes” and “Break-Up Boxes.” “Created mostly for singles,” the Break-Up Boxes " are intended for those who are not with someone,

David Bradley
92 North Main Street
Robbinsville, NJ
They sell on-line at at their three retail stores located in New Jersey, offering seasonal fresh, handmade chocolates with intense chocolate flavor combined with rich smoothness.
At their production factory in Robbinsville, you can watch fresh chocolates being made through their observation window. Visitors can taste Free Samples of our chocolate daily.

Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe
1100 Highway 35
Middletown, NJ 07748
(732) 796-0115
Offers premium homemade chocolates using fresh, high-quality ingredients. Noted for their chocolate-dipped strawberries.


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