A pandemic doesn’t have to stop you from celebrating love this year! This round-up has everything from meals, to classes, to shows to help you plan a romantic evening. Find the perfect way to say “I appreciate you” with these specials from local businesses.

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Cleveland Park Main Street

All Fired Up (3413 Connecticut Ave NW)

Join their Valentine’s Day “heart” filled painting workshop! Sunday, Feb. 14 from 8-9 PM. For $30 you get the Workshop and Pottery Kit. Grab your favorite drink and meet on Zoom for a joyful evening of painting and fun!

Medium Rare (3500 Connecticut Ave NW)

Enjoy a dinner for two that supports a great cause! The three-course dinner features Bresaola Stuffed Tenderloin and charbroiled Lobster Tail. You also get a bottle of Sparkling Single Red Rose and Red Velvet Lava Cake. All of this can be yours for $195, and the dinners benefit Feed the Fridge! Order deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 3 PM. Email eventsmediumrare@gmail.com to order.

Columbia Heights Main Street

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats (1370 Park Rd NW)

Embrace your inner cake decorator and order a DIY Valentine’s Brownie Deco Kit! The kit includes 6 brownies, strawberry frosting, red/pink/white sprinkles, 6 pieces of Valentine’s day fondant. And the brownies are vegan!

Thip Khao (3462 14th St NW)

Check out their special carryout dinner for two! Enjoy spicy Laotian dishes and specialty cocktails pairings. You can pre-order your meal now.

Logan Circle Main Street

Commissary (1443 P St NW):

Enjoy an extravagant dinner for two, at home, with the delicious food and delectable treats from Commissary this Valentine’s Day.  All of this for $65. You can add a bottle of Red, White, Rose or Sparkling Wine for $25!

Jolie Kai (1618 14th St NW)

Take 15% off sustainable and ethically made clothing and accessories, in-store and online! Online shoppers, use the code EXTRA15, no code needed in-store.

Logan Tavern (1423 P St NW)

3 courses for $30! Choose one starter, one main dish, and one dessert. “Love potions” or specialty cocktails and wine pairings are also available to add on.

Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & Whatnot (1626 14th St NW)

More than 100 different Valentine’s Day cards, puzzles, postcards and stamp sets! Cards are available in store or over the phone until February 14!

Transformer (1404 P St NW)

Transformer, an artist-centered non-profit in DC, is excited to offer fun and creative alternative to Zoom events that evoke the senses, celebrate love and life, this Valentine’s Day with their reimagined 5th Annual Heartbreakers Ball – In a Box! You get a Valentine’s Dinner for 2, curated box of artwork, and video Valentine!

W. Millar & Co. Catering (1335 14th St NW)

Get your Heat-at-Home Valentine’s Day Meal for 2 for $79.99! Safely enjoy your sweetheart’s company with a main dish of Beef Tenderloin or Lobster Cake and mix and matching sides, salads, and desserts to come up with the perfect date night-in menu! Orders must be placed by Feb 9th. Call 202-387-2216 or email rrozmus@wmillar.com to place your order today!

Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street

Salsa with Silvia (3232 Georgia Ave NW)

Join them for a safe, and fun event on Valentine’s Day. This year they have classes for painting and dancing, cooking and dancing, or just dancing! Their classes are sure to have you feeling romantic.

She Loves Me (808 Upshur St NW)

Send a wild, whimsical bouquet this Valentine’s Day! Add on made in DC, Harper Macaw chocolate bars that are melt-in-your-mouth delish. Or include an illustrated greeting card.

Story District (3329 Georgia Ave NW)

Saturday, Feb. 13, join Story District’s annual Valentine’s Day show “Sucker for Love!” Snuggle up with your sweetie or your roommate or your cat/dog and a pint of your favorite ice cream to hear true stories about romantic set-ups, petty fights, new love, strange dates, and more. Grab a ticket and watch the big show from the comfort of your home

Willow (843 Upshur Street NW)

Find the perfect gift from their wide selection of jewelry, home goods, and spa items! Don’t forget a card while you are shopping! They have a great selection of Valentine’s Day cards as well.

Mount Pleasant Main Street

Elle (3221 Mt Pleasant St NW)

Enjoy caviar and champagne with this special menu from Elle! Order for pick-up Friday, Feb. 12 thru Sunday, Feb. 14. The deadline to order is Feb. 10 or until the menu items sell out!

Each Peach Market (3068 Mount Pleasant Street NW)

Each Peach has an array of Valentine’s Day gifts! Dinner for two, gift baskets, and virtual classes are all available. This is the perfect place to shop for sending chocolates, cheeses, and champagnes to that special someone. 

U Street Main Street

Barkada Wine Bar (1939 12th St NW)

Get your Valentine’s Day to go! Purchase a bottle of Love Red Wine and Charcuterie Plate for two. Enjoy it all for $65! Call 202-289-7588 or email barkadawinebar@gmail.com to order.