Valentine’s Day 2020 is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to start planning that perfect night out for you and your special someone!
For those who are looking to impress, we have compiled a list of the 12 most romantic places to celebrate Valentine’s Day in NJ.
Whether you’re looking to do something fun and active with your Valentine or spend time relaxing and unwinding, you are sure to find something romantic to do on February 14th.
Fun-Filled Valentine’s Day Events
Valentine’s Date Night at Turtle Back Zoo
With a theme of “The Birds and the Bees and SSPs”, Valentine’s Date Night at the Turtle Back Zoo is sure to be a fun night that you and your date will not forget! Spend the night with the animals of the zoo, learning about their dating habits, as well as their mission of education, conservation, and stewardship. Included with the price of one ticket is a buffet-style dinner with one complimentary alcoholic beverage (beer or wine), an educational program featuring the Species Survival Plan for two animals, Behind the Scenes Tours of the zoo, and a dessert. A cash bar will also be available! This event is for adults 21 and over only.
560 Northfield Ave.
West Orange, NJ
Entertainment and Rides at iPlay America
If you and your Valentine crave FUN, iPlay America is the perfect place to spend your special day! iPlay America indoor amusement park is offering 3 different Valentine’s Day packages that include a variety of items such as ride passes, game card, special sweet treats, and more. Afterwards, head over to the Game Time Bar & Grill for a delicious meal and drinks.
The iPlay America Event Center is also hosting a special event, “A Valentine’s Day Dinner Show by the Jersey Four” at 7pm. Tickets to the show also include a buffet dinner. Click here for more information.
110 Schanck Rd.
Valentine’s Day Shows at Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College – February 14-15, 2020
The Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College is a romantic place for date night on a normal night, but it is an especially romantic idea for date night on Valentine’s Day! On Friday night, the planetarium will be showing two Valentine’s Day themed shows–“Laser Love” at 8pm and “Romancing the Stars” at 7pm. Both shows on the 14th are for adults only.
The planetarium hosts Valentine’s Day-themed shows.
118 Lamington Rd.
Games, Snacks, and Drinks at TopGolf Edison
Whether or not you and your date are golfing pros or not, TopGolf offers one of the most fun-filled date nights. The outdoor bays are heated so you won’t have to worry about the February chill. They offer a delicious menu complete with snacks, dinner items, and desserts, as well as a full bar menu. If you’re looking for an active way to spend time with your Valentine, look no further than TopGolf Edison!
1013 US Route 1
Getting your significant other into playing golf can be an active way to spend time with your Valentine. TopGolf Edison is a really great unique Valentine’s Day date idea. See 250 + other amazing dates ideas in NJ.
Embark on a Wine & Chocolate Trail
Many of the fantastic wineries around the state are hosting delicious wine and chocolate events during the weekend before Valentine’s Day and the weekend of Valentine’s Day. With different Wine and Chocolate Trail events occurring throughout the weekends, there are many opportunities to enjoy special wine tastings paired with chocolates and more!
Most Romantic Places to Stay Overnight
Dinner, Hotel, and High Tea Packages at Flanders Hotel
Ocean City’s most romantic place to stay, The Flanders Hotel, is offering 3 different packages for couples celebrating Valentine’s Day in 2020. Stop in for Dinner & Entertainment on February 14th, where a delicious set menu is offered and the Dick Martin Trio will be playing love songs and Broadway favorites. Enjoy the dinner and spend the night with the Romantic Hotel Package, which also includes a night’s stay in a Deluxe Suite, breakfast for two, a late checkout, and a Valentine’s gift! The Flanders Hotel is also offering a Valentine’s High Tea event on Sunday, February 18th, which includes a live harpist and a gift.
719 East 11th St.
Ocean City, NJ
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Olde Mill Inn
Olde Mill Inn is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner on February 14, 2020 and February 15, 2020 from 5-10pm. Their executive chef has created a delicious price-fixed four course menu. A special Valentine’s Day hotel is package is also being offered, which includes a king bed room with a complimentary buffet breakfast, a $100 gift card for the Grain House Restaurant, champagne and chocolate strawberries delivered to your room! Call for reservations at 908-221-1150.
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ
Dinner and Entertainment at Ocean Casino & Resort
Ocean Casino & Resort in Atlantic City is offering lots of Valentine’s Day fun all weekend long! Enjoy live entertainment at Ovation Hall, with 38 Special playing on February 14th, Lee Brice on February 15th, and Valentine’s Soul Jam on February 16th. Treat your special someone to a delicious dinner at American Cut, Amada, Dolce Mare, Villain & Saint, or Zhen Bang Noodle & Sushi. Ocean Casino & Resort is also offering special Valentine’s Day packages at Exhale Spa and Bathhouse.
Atlantic City, NJ
Relax and Unwind
Valentine’s Packages at Island Spa and Sauna
Island Spa and Sauna is offering Valentine’s Special Packages for the entire month of February! Whether you’re looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day or are looking to extend the romance and relaxation beyond Valentine’s Day weekend, these spa specials are sure to do the trick. Treatments available include Hydra Clean Facials, Body Scrubs, Body Massages, Quick Fix Facials, Head and Scalp Massages, Foot Reflexology, and more!
1769 Lincoln Highway
Couples Massage at SoJo Spa
What is more romantic than a luxurious couple’s massage at one of New Jersey’s nicest day spas? SoJo Spa Club offers 60 and 90 minute side by side couples massages. They also offer the option o add a private Jacuzzi experience in a Couples Suite. Couples who book a spa service receive one hour of complimentary access to amenities before or after all appointments.
660 River Rd
An Unforgettable Valentine’s Day
Renew your Vows at Laurita Winery
For Valentine’s Day, Laurita Winery offers a very special opportunity for couples to renew their vows. Family and friends are welcome to come watch, take photos, and share your joy! Wedding Officiant Dave Turner will perform the non-denominational service “Say: ‘I Do’, Again” at 1pm for all couples who register by Feb. 14th!
85 Archertown Rd.
New Egypt, NJ
Enjoy Dinner & Skyline Views with Spirit Cruises
Spirit Cruises is offering Valentine’s Weekend Dinner Cruises on February 14th and 15th. Love will definitely be in the air as you sail the Hudson River with your Valentine, taking in some of the most beautiful skyline views ever. The 3-hour cruise includes a private table with incredible views, a delicious dinner buffet, a complimentary champagne toast, a rose, and more! A DJ will be spinning romantic ballads and there will be a dance floor ready for Valentine slow dances.
What is your favorite thing to do on Valentine’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!