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Romantic Valentine's Day Events in New Jersey

Romantic Valentines Day Events in New Jersey

Things To Do in 2020 to Make Valentines Day a Special Romantic Occasion

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"



Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

Northern NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities

Romancing the Stars
Friday, February 14, 2020; 7:00 p.m
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, New Jersey
908-526-1200
Website
This Friday evening program is for adult couples only
It's date night at the Planetarium! Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe. Stars, constellations, songs, and stories that celebrate love.

Valentine's Weekend Dinner Cruises
Cruising Friday, February 14, 2020; 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Spirit Cruises
Departing Lincoln Harbor Marina
Weehawken NJ
866-483-3866
Website

Come cruise on New York Harbor and indulge in Spirit Cruises' delicious Valentine's Day buffet, and sip champagne to toast the one you love most. NJ Spirit offers a unique and romantic way to celebrate love this Valentine's Day. Revel in unobstructed views of the Empire State Building, One World Trade, the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more! Spirit Cruises is offering three packages this Valentine's Day, starting at $124.90 per person. All packages include a table for your party size, a champagne toast, a rose per couple, DJ entertainment, table-side service, festive décor, onboard games, and a fresh buffet dinner made onboard. Different packages are available for purchase at checkout. Boarding begins at 6:30pm and sailing is from 7-10pm.

Take in a day of cross country skiing or snow shoeing and combine it with an overnight stay at a nearby romantic Bed & Breakfast.
High Point XC Ski Center
1480, Rt. 23
Sussex, NJ  07461
Information
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.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with an Overnight Stay at Crystal Springs Resort
Strolling hand-in-hand, relaxing with a couples massage, sharing an intimate meal at 4-Star Restaurant Latour — Crystal Springs Resort has everything you need to make Valentine's Day unforgettable for you and your partner. From romantic holiday themed activities to chocolates and champagne, you'll find something special to share at every turn and countless ways to connect and rekindle during a romantic holiday away. Valentine's Highlights Special menus at all Resort Dining Venues Holiday themed class/tasting featuring chocolate Romance themed activities
Reviews/booking for Crystal Springs Grand Cascades Lodge

Induldge in a Flotation Therapy Session for Mind/Body Rejuvenation
Serene Dreams
537 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032
(201) 997-1000
Website
Isolation tank therapy offers a host of benefits for mind/body rejuvenation. Your muscles can relax completely, your mind can become quiet and still, and you can achieve a feeling of weightlessness and utter relaxation that cannot be found elsewhere. The benefits of this unique experience, similar to that of deep meditation and the dreamlike state you enter just before falling asleep, may include a number of mental and physical benefits.

Personal Chef - Dine Out in the Comfort of Your Home
Website - Information and Ordering
201-741-3971
Serves Jersey City, Hoboken, Union City, Mantoloking, Saddle River, Far Hills and Essex Fells.
Offers high end, gourmet chefs to prepare, cook serve, and clean up. You even have the option of selecting a chef from the list of chefs.



Central NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities

Annual Valentine's Day Plunge
Saturday, February 1, 2020; plunging at 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.

Valentine's Market & Brunch in the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall

Saturday, February 8, 2020; noon to 5 pm
Grand Arcade of Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ
Website
Grab your sweetie and friends and join us at the Asbury Park Valentine's Bazaar in the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall in Asbury Park! We've curated a marketplace featuring the best in local and regional vendors selling goods and gifts hand made with love.
Vendors will be selling gifts ranging from handcrafted jewelry, art, home goods, and chocolates for your Valentine's Day sweetheart. Pick up gorgeous flower bouquets from Faye + Renee or make your own at their Flower Bar.
Make it a date! Join us at The Anchor’s Bend for a delicious lunch, cocktails and Hawaiian-inspired music by Slowey + The Boats hosted by Hi-Tide Recordings. Enjoy oysters and champagne at the Asbury Oyster Bar or grab a delicious hot toddy at our hot drink bar & cozy fireplace lounge.

Be sure to stop by Little Detour photo booth for a cute vintage-inspired Valentine's Day photo strip. Bring your pet for a photo and learn how to adopt one! Our non-profit partner this year is See Spot Rescued, a 501(c)3 all volunteer, foster-based rescue in Jersey City, NJ. The event is free, all ages, rain or shine and pet-friendly.

Hot air balloon ride - An Overnight Romantic Adventure Getaway
with an optional overnight Romantic package at a local Bed & Breakfast
In Flight Balloon Adventures
Clinton, NJ
1-888-301-ADVENTURE (2383)
Website
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 .

A Valentine's Day Dinner Show by The Jersey Four
February 14, 2020; @7pm
iPlay America
110 Schanck Rd,
Freehold, NJ
Website/Tickets
Cost: Exclusive Skydeck Seating – $70 per seat; Preferred Seating – Private table for 2, 4 or 6 – $65 per seat; Reserved Seating – $50 per seat (See website for details)
The Cast of The Jersey Four will take you on a journey from the very beginning of The Four Season's Number #1 Hit's – Frankie Valli's solo career – to present day Four Seasons shows. Songs such as Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Rag Doll, Walk Like a Man, Dawn, Let's Hang On, and Who Loves You are just some of the many hits you'll enjoy from their great collection of songs from those four guys from Jersey. The Jersey Four's interpretation of these classic hits along with their unique vocals, fabulous stage show, famous "Jersey Bounce Horns", authentic costume and music equipment which recreate that famous sound of The Four Seasons. So if you are a fan and enjoy the songs and sound of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons who are still performing worldwide today, you should make it a must to see Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Jersey Boys along with a sure thing, "The Jersey Four".

Valentine's Day Cruise - Sailing from Elizabeth
February 14, 2020; (7:30pm - midnight)
Atlantis Yacht
71 Front Street
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Web Site / Booking
Contact:: 718-646-8083, Email: events@newyorkcruises.com
Cost: $199 General Admission & $299 VIP
If you are looking for an out of the ordinary Valentine's Day experience and willing to adventure away from the busy streets of New Jersey Check this out!
Sail the New York Harbor with views of Lower Manhattan, NJ Skyline, & the Statue of Liberty, on a romantic cruise aboard New Jersey and New York City's premier yacht, Atlantis! The backdrop sets the tone for this ultra-exclusive event, a four hour get-away, surrounded by the elegant NYC & NJ skylines.The General Admission $199 ticket includes a -Four Course Seated Dinner Menu & Dessert Display -Gold Open Bar -Signature Valentine drink upon boarding -Champagne toast -Romantic atmosphere with tables of 2-6 (dependent on party size) in the main dining room . Access to our Lounge deck (second floor) with Dance-floor and DJ -Access to our Sky Deck (third floor-outdoor level) with 360 degree views of the skyline Cruise.
The VIP $299 ticket includes The Four Course Seated Dinner Menu & Dessert Display features their Valentine's Day Menu -Open Bar -Signature Valentine drink upon boarding -Complimentary Bottle of Champagne -Intimate Romantic Atmosphere with Tables of 2-6 (dependent on Party Size) in the lounge, surrounding the dance-floor. -Chocolate Covered Strawberries -A Commemorative Keepsake for Each Couple to Cherish the Evening -Access to our Sky Deck (third floor-outdoor level) with 360 degree views of the skyline.

Celebrate Valentines Day at Pier Village
February 14, 2020; 3:30 PM – 9 PM
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ
Website
Celebrate the day and evening with a full variety of activities and events.
Enjoy an evening of dinner, shopping and ice skating, complimented with Horse & Carriage Rides through our beautifully decorated Village. Single? Celebrate you at one of our many bars & lounges. Horse & Carriage Rides 4-8P
Reservations are highly suggested as many restaurants are offering a special Valentine's Day menu

Valentines Day Party - Rab ne Bana di Jodi
Friday, February 14, 2020: 7pm
Royal Albert's Palace
1050 King Georges Post Road
Edison, NJ 08837
Tickets
This themed Valentines Party celebration features dining, open bar, dancing, DJ, live performances, belly dancing, with separate kids activities. Dress code: Black & red

.Wine and Chocolate Lovers' Extravaganza
February 14, 15, 2020; Friday, 6:00pm — 10:00pm & Saturday, 12:00pm — 5:00pmay
4JGs Orchards & Vineyards
127 Hillsdale Rd.
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Website
908-930-8066
Join in for this fun and healthy weekend with your loved one! Wine and chocolate have a lot of similarities to each other. For one, they're both considered aphrodisiacs and they both contain antioxidants. Sample their award winning wines with all things chocolate!

Renew Your Vows at Laurita Winery
Saturday, February 15, 2020; 12 PM – 3 PM
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd,
New Egypt, NJ
Website
Cost: Free, but must register in advance
Show your happily-ever-after is still going strong! "Say: 'I Do', Again" is a non-denominational service performed by Wedding Officiant Dave Turner.
Arrive by 12 pm to check in, receive your carnation for the ladies and shot of Chocolate Therapy for the gentlemen, and relax. Music by The Bergers will be performing live at 12:30 pm, with the ceremony beginning promptly at 1pm.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED by Feb. 14th.

David's Culinary
2520 Hooper Ave
Brick Township, NJ
609-402-6281
Website

Serves the Central Jersey area.
Experience a Romantic Dinner in the comfort of your home. They will prepare and serve you a three course meal. For the full romantic Valentine's Day experience, add a couples Massage!



Southern NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities

Chocolate Week in LB!
February 8 - 16, 2020
Various locations
Website
Treat yourself and your love one to some sweet time in LBI this winter. Chocolate Week is back! This annual event it brings a series of offers, activities and events that include Valentine's Day and President's Day Weekend. Featuring member open houses, sweet deals and delicious specials for everyone to enjoy and promote while visiting our region during Valentine's,

Get Married or Renew Your Vows for Free on Valentine's Day
February 14, 2020; 6pm - 10pm
Adelphia ​Restaurant
1750 Clements Bridge Road ​
Deptford, NJ 08096
856-845-.8200
Website
info@adelphiarestaurant.com.
Planning a wedding or renewing your vows while experiencing an out of the ordinary memorable expeience?
If sharing your wedding or renewing your vows with others couples suits you fine, you can get married or renew your vows for free on Valentine's Day.
Adelphia Restaurant will provide an Elvis impersonator to officiate at the ceremony in addition to providing music and flowers.

Brides and grooms will be treated to complimentary cocktails and hors d'ouvres, while friends and family who wish to attend can pay $50 and enjoy a cash bar and passed hors d'oeuvres. Interested parties can reserve a space by emailing info@adelphiarestaurant.com.
 All proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association.

Romantic Couples Spa Experience
Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars
2100 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
Website
Enjoy an overnight romantic spa experience for couples.
Qua Baths and Spa is a luxurious retreat that taps into the natural, healing powers of water to bring you a one-of-a-kind experience. Bathed in natural light, accented by smooth stone flooring and dark woods
They offer Deluxe Couple's Suites & Services

Induldge in a Flotation Therapy Session for Mind/Body Rejuvenation
FLOAT SNJ
27 North Maple Avenue, Unit #1
Marlton NJ 08053
Website
609-712-1618
Sensory Deprivation Flotation Pools. offers a host of benefits for mind/body rejuvenation. Your muscles can relax completely, your mind can become quiet and still, and you can achieve a feeling of weightlessness and utter relaxation that cannot be found elsewhere. The benefits of this unique experience, similar to that of deep meditation and the dreamlike state you enter just before falling asleep, may include a number of mental and physical benefits



Other Statewide Valentine's Day Ideas

Send A Romantic Valentine's singing Telegram
Preppygrams Singing Telegrams
1-800-936-7464 ( Sent statewide to New Jersey and NY)
Website
Send a singing telegram for any happy Romantic occasion including Valentines Day

Valentine's Day Chocolates and Chocolatiers

Nouveautes, Inc
70 Clinton Rd
Fairfield, NJ 0700
(973) 882-8850
Website
Send a Chocalate text ---a great gift for Valentine's Day or your own special chocolate celebration!

David Bradley

92 North Main Street
Robbinsville, NJ
609-443-4747
Website
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
Website
Offers premium homemade chocolates using fresh, high-quality ingredients. Noted for their chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Vesta Chocolate Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Boutique & Lab
598 Valley Road
Upper Montclair, NJ
973-860-7136
Instagram
Vesta is an artisan bean-to-bar chocolate lab and boutique, featuring chocolate bars, confections, baked goods, off-menu items, or custom-made gifts... all hand-crafted on premises in small batches every day by Chef Roger. He uses only organic cacao beans sourced from the Dominican Republic and other Latin American regions.
Vesta can fulfill custom chocolate orders for any special occasion, including Valentine's Day.



Romantic Northern NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Alpine Haus
Vernon, NJ

Alpine Haus Vernon, NJ
Located in the Sussex County Skylands, reserve one of the romantic suites in the Carriage House with gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs.
Reviews/booking

Cascades Lodge
Hamburg, NJ

Cascades Lodge Hamburg, NJ
A luxury resort hotel with amenities that include indoor & outdoor heated pools, mineral spa, sports & fitness facilities, six Golf courses, and other fun activities
Reviews/booking

Whistling Swan Inn
Stanhope, NJ

Whistling Swan Inn Stanhope, NJ
A romantic honeymoon B&B in the Skylands Region with suites having a fireplace and whirlpool tubs for two. Massage services are also available.
Reviews/booking

The Wooden Duck
Newton, NJ

The Wooden Duck Newton, NJ
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.
Reviews/booking

Romantic Central NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Chateau Inn Suites
Spring Lake, NJ

Chateau Inn Suites Spring Lake, NJ
This historic Inn, across Potter Park and "The Lake" surrounded by tree-lined streets, offers Jacuzzis, wood burning fireplaces, and sun decks or balconies.
Reviews/booking

Chestnut hill
Milford, NJ

Chestnut hill Milford, NJ
Two beautiful homes overlooking the Delaware River in the quaint town of Milford, NJ conveniently located near Lambertville, NJ
Reviews/booking

Riverside Victorian
Clinton, NJ

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

Widow McCrea
Frenchtown, NJ

Widow McCrea House Frenchtown, NJ
his 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.
Reviews/booking

Romantic Southern NJ Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

Atlantis Inn
Ocean City, NJ

Atlantis Inn Ocean City, NJ
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.
Reviews/booking

Bedford Inn
Cape May, NJ

Bedford Inn  Cape May, NJ
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.
Reviews/booking

Congress Hotel
Cape May, NJ

Congress Hotel Cape May, NJ
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.
Reviews/booking

Virginia Hotel
Cape May, NJ

Virginia Hotel  Cape May, NJ
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.
Reviews/booking



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