Romantic Valentine's Day Events in New Jersey

Things To Do in 2019 to Make it a Special Romantic Occasion

Romantic Valentines Day Events 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"

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

Valentine's Day Masquerade Ball
Friday, February 9, 2019: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ
Reservations required. Tickets $25 per person. Call (973)247-0085 ext 201
Website
Don a mask and join in 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'

Romancing the Stars
Thursday, February 14, 2019 @7 p.m.
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, New Jersey
908-526-1200
Website
For ages 16 & older (no children, please)
It's date night at the Planetarium!  Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe, Stars, constellations, songs, and stories all celebrate love.Take a trip into outer space in the state-of-the-art, digital RVCC Planetarium. Using the SkySkan DigitalSky system, we can recreate the day and night skies from here on Earth, or anywhere else! We show you what stars and planets are visible in tonight's sky.

Valentine's Weekend Dinner Cruises
Cruising February 14, 15 & 16, 2019; 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 $99.90 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
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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Suggested Nearby B&B's

Personal Chef - Dine Out in the Comfort of Your Home
Travelling Gourmet
Website - Information and Ordering
201-741-3971 ( Bergen, Essex, and Union counties in New Jersey)
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.

Celebrtate 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

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

Valentines Day Love Show
Saturday, February 9, 2019; 5:00 pm - 11pm
Bethune Center
140 MLK Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
201-892-8419
Tickets
Cost: Starts at $47.25
This BYOB & BYO food event features entertainment by the Stylistics, Black Ivory, Ivory Bell & Billy Jones, with guest appearance by Lenny Green of 107.5 FM WBLS.
Dress to impress (strictly enforced)

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



Central NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities

Annual Valentine's Day Plunge
Saturday, February 2, 2019; 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.

Renew Your Vows at Laurita Winery
Saturday, February 9, 2019; 1 PM – 3 PM
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd,
New Egypt, NJ
Website
Cost: Free, but must register in advance
A great pre-Valentines Day celebration. 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 1pm to check in, receive your carnation for the ladies and shot of Chocolate Therapy for the gentlemen, and relax. Music begins at 1:30 pm, with the ceremony beginning promptly at 2pm.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED by Feb. 9th!

Valentine's Market & Brunch in the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall
Saturday, February 9, 2019; noon to 6 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.

Celebrate Valentines Day at Pier Village
February 14, 2019; 3:30 PM – 9 PM
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ
Website
Celebrate the day and evening with a full variety of activities and events.
Ice Skating 3:30 - 9PM, Horse & Carriage Rides 4-8PM, and Fireworks 8:45PM
Enjoy an evening of dinner at one of the excellent restaurants. Single? Celebrate you at one of our many bars & lounges.
Reservations are highly suggested as many restaurants are offering a special Valentine's Day menu

Love DDLJ - Valentine's Day Party
Royal Albert's Palace
1050 King Georges Post Road
Edison, NJ 08837
Tickets
This themed Valentines Party celebrates the 25th year of the biggest Love story on Indian Cinema, reciting and recreating magic once again.. There will be unlimited premium drinks, fine dining, open dance floor, DJ, fun, entertainment, Live Performances, games, raffle prizes, photo booth and much more. There will be special entrainment and arrangement for kids.



Southern NJ Valentines Day Events and Activities

Chocolate Week in LB!
February 10-17, 2019
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. Keeping the focus on simple pleasures that tie in with Valentine's Day and mid winter escapes, the Southern Ocean County Chamber coordinates local businesses and organizations to extend special promotions, offers and classes that are being to create a sweet vibe throughout the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey Shore, including Long Beach Island and locations from Little Egg Harbor up through Lacey Township. A good place to start for all 21 and over is the Southern Ocean Made Surf and Sip Brew Trail featuring offerings and events from four local craft breweries as well as surf experience related galleries, shops and hands on exhibits to keep that summer feeling coming throughout the winter.

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 occassion including Valentines Day



Valentine Day Chocolates and Chocolatiers

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.



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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