Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Greater St. Cloud

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Whether you’re celebrating with your sweetheart or some sweet friends, we have some fun date ideas in mind to help you show you love. Make this Valentine’s Day in Greater St. Cloud one to remember!

Adventure Awaits

Start your day with an early lunch from Cloud 9 Energy Bowls and then head out to Powder Ridge for a day of skiing, tubing, or snowboarding. Cap off the date with a trip to Millner Heritage Winery for wine tasting and camaraderie and then dinner at Boulder Tap House.

Meet your friends at Pantown Brewing Company for a flight of unique brews. Then head over to United States Axe and try your hand at something new: axe throwing! Follow that up with dinner and drinks from MT’s on 8thfor a unique and memorable date.

Rent some cross country skis or snowshoes from Fitzharris and then head over to Quarry Park and Nature Preserve for a morning workout on the groomed trails. Then do some shopping at unique local stores like Modern Barnyard, Salvage Sisters, and Rusty Pick. Cap off a day of adventure with dinner and dessert at Anton’s Restaurant. 

Bundle up in your winter gear and grab a hot drink from Rock Creek Coffeehouse. Enjoy your coffee while taking a winter walk or even snowshoe through Bob Cross Nature Preserve. Clean up and warm up a bit and then head to an intimate and delicious dinner at Old Capital Tavern. 

Kid at Heart

Kick off your Valentine’s day with a hot tea from Spice of Life. Then spend your day shopping at the many downtown St. Cloud businesses plus check out the awesome downtown public art. Stop at Paddy’s Game Shop and pick out a game for the evening, and grab some takeout from a downtown restaurant. Head home for a delicious game night!

Challenge your friends or your date to some virtual fun at Blacklight Adventures, including escape rooms, virtual reality, and laser tag. Then grab some takeout pizza from House of Pizza and a growler to go from Granite City Food & Brew for a cozy night in.

Take a trip back to the good old days of strollin’ the mall and head to Crossroads Center. Challenge your date to a few games in the arcade, followed by a round or two of mini golf. After the fierce competition dies down, head over to the food court and order whatever you’re craving – even if it means Fudgin’ Delicious ice cream for dinner!

Classic Romance

Start your evening off with pizza for two at Zaffiro’s, attached to Marcus Parkwood Cinema. Then grab a cocktail to go and catch a movie in one of the plush theaters, all of which include reclining leather seats! Wrap up your romantic evening with a milkshake or two from the Park Diner. 

Get dolled up and ready to spend a night on the town. Meet your friends or date at the Red Carpet Martini Lounge to sip a flight of martinis in style. Then stroll across beautiful 5th Avenue to Searles on 5th for an indulgent local dinner and a glass or two of wine. Snap a few pictures under the strands of lights to commemorate! 

Start out with a brunch of ultimate bloody marys at Partner’s Pub in Sartell, followed by a few rounds of bowling at Great River Bowl. Once you’ve bowled your 300 (or 83, we don’t judge), head over to Blue Line Sports Bar & Grill for a fantastic dinner, and then dessert from Cold Stone Creamery!

Spread the Love

Why limit yourself when you can have it all? Plan a progressive dinner for you and your friends. Start with happy hour at Beaver Island Brewing Company, followed by appetizers at Olde Brick House. Enjoy a great meal at Brick and Bourbon, then head over to 7 West Taphouse for a nightcap. Top it all off with dessert from Insomnia Cookies, and you’ve got one tasty Valentine’s Day adventure. 

Nominate a safe driver, and then embark on a brew tour of your own! Start out with something light at Milk & Honey Ciders, followed by some unique craft beer at Bad Habit Brewing Company. Order in lunch from Bo Diddley’s Deli to enjoy while you sip, then set out for a pint at Pantown Brewing Company. End your day with flights at Beaver Island Brewing Company and dinner at a downtown restaurant!