Valentine’s Day Ideas For Your Kids, Family & That Special Someone

Find Something for Everyone this Valentine's. Crafts Chocolates Dinner Out.

February 9, 2017

Dinner Out

Door 222 – 222 E 4th Street, #100, Loveland, CO 80537
Next door to Loveland’s Rialto Theater. They offer creative and tasty tapas plates, and an extensive spirits, wine, and beer list. Make reservations online, or drop by for one of their happy hour specials.
Generations Wine & Martini Bar – 127 West 4th Street, Loveland, CO 80537
Located on the west side downtown, It’s a cozy and romantic place to end your Valentine’s evening! Great for a night cap and for quiet conversation.
Slate Italian Eatery – 530 Cleveland Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537
New to Loveland, it offers “from scratch cooking” local produce and special ingredients from Italy. Great romantic atmosphere perfect for Valentine’s day.
Origins Wine Bar & Wood Fired Pizza – 500 N Lincoln Ave, Loveland, CO 80537
Perfect laidback atmosphere in the heart of downtown across from the Loveland Art Museum. Pizza wine gelato. They are a one stop Valentines spot.
Monroe’s Lounge @ The Best Western Plus 5542 E US Highway 34, Loveland CO 80537Monroe’s is a great place to enjoy a formal meal and cocktails. Reservations required 970-667-7810.
Palamino Mexican 6190 E Crossroads Blvd.
We invite you to indulge your senses with some of the best, fresh from scratch authentic and healthy Mexican food that northern Colorado has to offer.
The 4th St Chop House 125 E. 4th st Loveland
This 1930's-style restaurant balances a sophisticated and intimate dining experience with a casual and friendly atmosphere. Specializing in seafood and steak, the Chop House serves a traditional upscale menu and features weekly specials.
Biaggi's 5929 Sky Pond Dr Loveland
Visit Biaggi's because your dining experience should be just experience. Fine Italian cuisine in a relaxed formal atmosphere.

Fort Collins

The Kitchen 100 N College Ave Fort Collins ​The Kitchen Fort Collins is a community bistro located in the heart of historic Old Town, open seven days a week at 11am.​Rare 101 Old Town Square No 7​RARE is your journey of discovery filled with joy, community, and - more than anything else - deliciousness.​Ace Gillett's 239 S College Fort Collins
Live Music, Located Below The Armstrong Hotel, Artisan meat and cheese boards and elevated appetizers all lends itself to a one of a kind experience.
FoCo Café 225 Maple St Fort Collins
Home cooked lunch and community interaction. Volunteer run daytime spot where you pay what you can for the wonderful home cooked foods.
Domenic's Bistro & Wine Bar 931 E Harmony Rd Fort Collins
Think inviting atmosphere. Imagine creative flavors. Then expect to be satisfied on both levels. Offering an eclectic, mid-priced menu inspired by tastes from around the world, we aim to please your palate, and satisfy your sense of taste.
Fish 150 W Oak St Fort Collins
Fish Restaurant means quality cuisine in a casual atmosphere, locally owned and operated by people right here in Fort Collins. We are committed to serving only the freshest, non-threatened seafood and refresh our supplies on an almost daily basis.
Jax 123 N college Ave Fort Collins
Serving up the freshest, most sustainable seafood alongside the highest quality, farm-fresh local produce, Jax has quickly become an Old Town favorite.
The Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro 200 Walnut St Unit B
Located in between local favorites La Luz and The Silver Grill, The Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro provides a warm, inviting space with Old World charm. Come in and have a seat at one of our tables. Our friendly servers will bring you four menus Peasant Fare, Cheese Menu, Wine menu, & Beer Menu. Make your adventure your own.
The Melting Pot 334 E Mountain Ave
Customize your fondue experience any way you like. The menu allows you to order 1, 2, 3 or more courses. Whether you’re craving a duet of cheese and chocolate fondue or want to experience all four courses, we’ve got you covered.
Chocolate Café 102 W Olive
For those in search for just a little something sweet or the true "Chocoholic", The Chocolate Café has something to satisfy any temptation.

Okole Maluna 431 main St Windsor
Rooted with flavors rich in tradition, Okole Maluna Hawaiian Grill blends classic island dishes with new-edged fusion. Island-born chef, Andy Higa -- with a lifetime of culinary experience -- is pleased to share his passion and culture with the most curious palates.
Chimney Park 406 Main St Windsor
Chimney Park Restaurant & Bar has a warm and inviting atmosphere combined with a straightforward approach to cuisine. Our menu reflects seasonality and features items produced within the local region.

The Language Of Love - Flowers
You can use specific flowers to express yourself in many romantic situations. Falling in love for the first time? Is your sweetie far away? Are you in love with someone from afar and feel it's time to let them know? Say it with flowers. Here's how:
First love
Asters symbolize beginnings.
Azaleas represent first love.
Daisies mean innocence.
Hyacinths are representative of young love.
Purple lilacs represent the first experience of love.
White roses symbolize innocence and purity.
Long-time love
A red-and-white rose combination represents unity.
Baby's breath means everlasting love.
Honeysuckle symbolizes the bonds of love.
Lavender means devotion.
Pink roses symbolize lasting friendship.
Stephanotis, or Madagascar jasmine, means happiness in marriage.
Unrequited love
Sunflowers mean adoration.
Pomegranate symbolizes unspoken desire.
Yellow tulips represent hopeless love.
Passion and desire
Anthurium means intense attraction.
Calla lily symbolizes magnificent beauty.
Orchids represent ecstasy.
Pansies symbolize the unspoken thoughts of lovers.
Peach roses express desire.
Red roses represent passion and love.
Missing you
Agapanthus, or African lily, symbolizes love letters.
Astilbe, or False Spirea, means "I will wait for you."
Heliotrope inspires thoughts of devotion.
Gladioli represent strength of character, a necessary asset to anyone far away from their lover.
Ivy means fidelity.
Violets represent faithfulness.
Zinnia symbolizes the thought of absent friends.


Forever Flowers 1300 E Eisenhower Blvd, Loveland CO 80537 970-613-8000
Earls Floral & Gifts 1421 Denver Ave. Loveland 80537 888-247-4296 
Rowe’s Florals 863 Cleveland Ave, Loveland CO 80537 970-667-2300 800-383-7673
Palmer Floral is located in both Fort Collins 970-226-0200 3710 Mithcell Dr and now in Loveland 970-825-1111 1300 E Eisenhower Blvd.

Fort Collins
Dee Angelic Rose Florist Services Northern Colorado. 970-691-2881
Paul Wood florists 111 W Olive St Ft Collins 970-482-8821
Flower Corner 1517 South Lemay Fort Collins 888-417-2340

Li’l Flower Shop 417 Main St Windsor 888-238-8860 9970-686-2400
The Windsor Gardener 6461 Hwy 392 Windsor 970-686-9771

Other Ideas

The Summit 4455 Fairgrounds Ave, Windsor CO. 970-663-6363. Across from the Ranch. Bowling, arcade, laser tag and dinner.
Colorado Carriage & Wagon   Located in Old Town. Take you’re Valentine on a ride around old town in style. 970-490-1958
Fort Collins Museum Of Art 201 S. College Ave Fort Collins 80524 970-482-2787 Visit someplace that will make the whole family happy.
Skimmeez Sweet shop 526 N Cleveland Ave Loveland CO 80537 Find that perfect sweet for your sweet.
Colorado Candy Company Made here in Fort Collins from brittle & ribbon candy, to hard candy. Find their candy at the following locations The Cupboard, Loveland Visitors Center, Amy’s Hallmark at Centerra.
Kilwin’s in Old Town Fort Collins 114 S College Ave for those who want CHOCOLATE! 970-221-9444
Centerra is having carriage rides also! Feb 11th, Feb 12th, Feb 14th

Want to do something simple?
Write “10 Reasons I Love You” (for kids or adults) on sticky notes in the shape of hearts and put them on their bedroom door or in their car or lunch box.
Balloon Surprises – put small prizes, coupons, love notes, kudos into a balloon. Blow them up and place them all in one room, hidden around the house, stuffed in a back pack or a car.
Picnic for the family or for your sweetie – Pack up something that your special one loves and plan an indoor or outdoor picnic! Make sure you pack some bubbly whether it be sparkling grape soda or champagne.
 Hide & Seek – Hide something special (Candy kisses or something special for the kids)(love notes etc for the adults) and put little riddles of where to find the next treat!
Do something touristy in your town Carriage rides, festivals etc.