Tampa Museum of Art

From a cozy dinner for two to a hand-in-hand stroll along the Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa Bay is the place to spend quality time with your Significant Other this Valentine's Day weekend. We have a few suggestions to make that romantic moment to remember.

 

DInner for Two

Tampa Bay's pours its heart (and its taste buds) into delicious food. Book your candlelit table at these pillars of fine dining.

Bern's Steak House | Nationally recognized by the prestigious James Beard Foundation for its Outstanding Wine Program, this staple of Tampa Bay's refined restaurant community is famous for its dry-aged steaks, luscious Harry Waugh Dessert Room, and endless wine list. Reserve your table here.

Columbia Restaurant | Take in an authentic Flamenco show as you share a Spanish paella at Florida's oldest restaurant. Follow it up with a stroll along Seventh Avenue. Reserve your table here.

Mise en Place | For three decades, Chef Marty Blitz has created a ground-breaking menu built around the freshest offerings of the day. Reserve your table here.

Edison Food + Drink Lab |  Adventurous foodies will find plenty to sink their teeth into on a menu that uses molecular gastronomy and other techniques to push the boundaries of culinary creativity. Reserve your table here.

Rooster & the Till | An anchor of the dynamic dining scene in Seminole Heights' Tampa Bay's top restaurant features an open kitchen where chefs prepare your meal as you watch. Reserve your table here.

Check out other dining options here.

 

Take in a Show

Robert Indiana Retrospective | We can spell it out for you: Love is in air at Tampa Museum of Art as its massive "Season of Love" exhibition continues with the iconic sculptures, including several never exhibited before. This is your last chance to catch Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's "Love is Calling" infinity room, which closes February 14.

Straz Center for the Performing Arts | Make it an out-of-this-world date night with The Florida Orchestra, which performs Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. You can also catch Abigail and Shaun Bengson’s thought-provoking “Hundred Days” in the Straz’s intimate Jaeb Theater.

Amalie Arena | Canadian crooner Michael Bublé fills the air with romance while the Tampa Bay Lightning are on the road. The Feb. 13 show kick’s off the Grammy winner new tour.

Tampa Theatre | Comedian Bert Kreischer takes the stage at the grande dame of downtown venues fresh off his Neflix special "Secret Time." Due to high demand, a third show has been added to his schedule.

Vault of Love | Enjoy a jazz trio as you take to the dance floor for a romantic evening surrounded by the style of the 1920s. Use promo code "LoveTampaBay" for 20% off tickets.

 

 

Have an Adventure

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay | These thrills of Tampa Bay's premier theme park will have both your hearts racing in no time as you race like a Serengeti cat on Cheetah Hunt or dive like a bird of prey on Falcon's Fury. 

Urban Kai Stand Up Paddle-boarding | Like love, stand-up paddle-boarding can make you a little wobbly in the knees at first. But steady on and you'll have the hang of it -- and it'll be smooth sailing from there along the sparkling waterfront.

Canoe Escape | Explore the unknown a few minutes from downtown's glass towers as you slip quietly through an ancient cypress forest in a canoe or kayak.