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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Whether you are looking for a great date idea, or you prefer a Valentine’s celebration for the whole family, there are many great ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Hampton Roads. Check out this list we have compiled. You’ll find helpful information on concerts, performances and events, plus information on local restaurants offering special Valentine’s Day menus. Enjoy and remember – Rutter Mills is available 24-7 if you need us.

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Valentine’s Events

Virginia Beach:

1940’s Valentines Hangar Dance at the Military Aviation Museum!

Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.

Located at the Military Aviation Museum at 1341 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457.

Highlights: Featuring live music by the Terry Chesson Jump ‘n Jive Orchestra while enjoying tasty eats!

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Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Saturday, February 11, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM.

Located at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center at 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Highlights: Be one of the exclusive couples to enjoy one of the most unique dining venues in Hampton Roads: the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. The Virginia Aquarium’s Valentine’s Dinner begins with valet parking at the front when the doors open at 7:00 PM with appetizers accompanied by wine and an open bar, followed by a five course meal, a champagne toast, a keepsake photograph, chocolates and a flower. You can choose your romantic dining venue: the Red Sea Tunnel, in front of the sharks at the Norfolk Canyon exhibit, or with the sea turtles at the Light Tower Aquarium when you purchase your tickets online.

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Virginia Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies

Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 2:30 PM until 4:00 PM.

Located at the Sandler Center for the Arts at 201 Market Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Highlights: Join JoAnn and the Orchestra as they bring to life some of the most powerful 20th-century American film score masterworks. From classics like Bernard Herrmann’s Suite from Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller Vertigo, to George Gershwin’s beloved An American in Paris, with more recent scores such as John Corigliano’s Chaconne from The Red Violin. The VSO celebrates Valentine’s weekend with a perfect date-night experience.

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The Art of Love Pre-Valentine’s Day Event

Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Located at Baila Fuzion Dance Company at 3877 Holland Road #418, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

Highlights: Enjoy a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres, kizomba lessons I & II with nationally recognized dance instructor Marquita Bianca and then enjoy a delicious dinner. Of course, no Valentine’s Day is complete without a special gift for your loved one!

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Special Engagement: Valentine’s Day with Basile

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM.

Located at the Funny Bone at 217 Central Park Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Highlights: Enjoy dinner and a show at the Funny Bone comedy club, featuring Basile!

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The Cupid Ball

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM.

Located at Festival Center at 708 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451.

Highlights: Have a blast at the Cupid Ball! Enjoy delicious food, live music, dancing, a silent auction, and much more! Proceeds to benefit local charity Compassion Advocacy Network.

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Norfolk:

Attucks Jazz Series

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM.

Located at the Attucks Theatre at 1010 Church Street, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: It’s hard to imagine a better place to hear jazz; the historic Attucks Theatre echoes with memories of performances by such greats as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Nat King Cole. Enjoy vocalist Milton Suggs at Attucks Theatre on Valentine’s Day weekend!

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Saturday, February 11, 2017. Doors open at 7:00 PM, entertainment begins at 8:00 PM.

Located at the Norva at 317 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox is a genre-busting, rotating collective of musicians and vocalists that reimagines modern pop hits in the style of jazz, ragtime, and swing classics of the 1920s-1950s. As arranger and producer, Bradlee has assembled a multi-talented group of performers who rework versions of popular modern songs. The music videos of these collaborative covers have become viral sensations with millions of views on YouTube. An act that crosses all musical boundaries and generations, Postmodern Jukebox has developed a niche all its own, and performs a live show unlike any other – a must-see for anyone who loves jaw-dropping live performances.

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Kiss & Tail

Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Located at The Virginia Zoo at 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23504.

Highlights: Kiss & Tail, a special Valentine’s Day program about jungle love that separates the birds from the beasts! This is an adult-only event. The Virginia Zoo does offer childcare for children ages 4 to 12 years of age – click the link for more information!

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Hampton:

Country for Kids Concert

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

Located at the Hampton Roads Convention Center at 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton VA 23666.

Highlights:  Sara Evans and Alec Edmonds headline Country For Kids 2017 with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Center for Child & Family Services. This year’s concert will be the 18th year and has featured artists such as Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Gary Allan, Phil Vassar, Rodney Atkins, Jo Dee Messina, Tracy Lawrence, Chris Cagle to name a few over the years.

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Chesapeake:

Princess Ball

Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Located at the Chesapeake Conference Center at 700 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

Highlights: Enjoy the Princess Ball, a father-daughter dance for girls 2-12 years of age featuring kid-friendly buffet, Astro DJ, photo booth, and exhibits. Advanced ticket purchase required.  Ticket sales end February 8, 2017.

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Portsmouth:

For the Love of Painting: Kids

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Located at Olde Towne Arts and Music at 606 Court Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704.

Highlights: For the love of painting event! Send your kids to paint, while you enjoy an evening out on Valentine’s Day! A snack and drink will be provided..

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Williamsburg:

LOVE Letters

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 through Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Located at Merchants Square at 134 North Henry Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: Back just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s LOVE letters come to Merchants Square! Take your picture and share the LOVE!

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Loving

Monday, February 2, 2017 through Tuesday, February 17, 2017. Times vary, click link for details.

Located at Kimball Theatre at Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square, 428 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, “Loving” celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry – and their love story has become an inspiration to couples ever since. Rated PG-13 / 123 min.

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Liberty’s Ice Pavilion

Now through Monday, February 20, 2017.

Located at 311 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: Enjoy this family friendly activity on historic Duke of Gloucester Street at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion! Parking is available in the nearby hourly Merchants Square lots or in the paid parking garage on Henry Street. If you have Colonial Williamsburg admission, park at the Visitor Center and catch a ride in a heated buses that will drop you off just down the street. Buses run from 9 a.m.–10 p.m. every day. Refreshments including hot cider, coffee, and more will be available for purchase only steps away from the ice. The Ice Pavilion is opened Monday–Saturday from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased online at any Colonial Williamsburg ticketing location, or at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion. Skate rentals are not included with your ticket and may be purchased separately.

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Surry:

Romance at the Castle

Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.

Located at Bacon’s Castle at 465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883.

Highlights: This Valentine’s Day take your loved one on a romantic dining tour of a Castle! The evening will include wine tastings from the owners of Hampton Roads Winery, paired with historic food recipes inspired by 18th century cookbooks. This is a rare opportunity to dine inside of a 17th century Castle! The tour and tasting will include a one-night-only “Romance” tour of the 1665 Castle where 350 years of romantic tales echo in the very chambers in which they originated. Get an up close look at Bacon’s Castle’s most recently restored artifact, an 1834 love poem etched for eternity in a window pane! Tours and tastings are available at 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM. Limited space is available, so reserve your tickets by clicking the link below!

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Valentine’s Weekend Menus

Virginia Beach:

 

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Saturday, February 11, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM.

Located at 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Highlights: Be one of the exclusive couples to enjoy one of the most unique dining venues in Hampton Roads: the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. The Virginia Aquarium’s Valentine’s Dinner begins with valet parking at the front when the doors open at 7:00 PM with appetizers accompanied by wine and an open bar, followed by a five course meal, a champagne toast, a keepsake photograph, chocolates and a flower. You can choose your romantic dining venue: the Red Sea Tunnel, in front of the sharks at the Norfolk Canyon exhibit, or with the sea turtles at the Light Tower Aquarium when you purchase your tickets online.

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The Founders Inn and Spa

Saturday, February 11, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Located at 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA, 23464.

Highlights: Featuring a four-course Valentine’s Dinner.

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The Founders Inn and Spa at Swan Terrace

Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Located at 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA, 23464.

Highlights: Enjoy award-winning Sunday Brunch Buffet while listening to music from the resident pianist. This lovely event includes a glass of mimosa, a feast of the freshest seafood and a carving station, locally grown fruits and vegetables, and delectable desserts.

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Zoes Steak & Seafood

Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Located at 713 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Highlights: To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Zoes will be serving a 5 course, prix-fixe Menu this evening priced at $99.99 per person. This prix-fixe menu will be the only menu this evening. Zoes will not be offering the regular menu on Valentine’s Day.

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Terrapin Restaurant

Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

3102 Holly Road Suite 514, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Highlights: Make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one with a romantic evening at Terrapin. In lieu of the regular dinner menu, a special six course tasting menu for $98 per person will be offered.

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Norfolk:

Shula’s 347 Grill at the Marriott Norfolk Waterside

Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Located at 235 East Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a cozy table for two, great steak and an award-winning wine list. Come celebrate!

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Vintage Kitchen

Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Located at 999 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: Back by popular demand, Vintage Kitchen will be serving a Prix Fixe Menu showcasing some of the world’s most reputed aphrodisiacs.

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Bodega on Granby

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Located at 442 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.

Highlights: Enjoy a five-course dinner paired with craft beer from Norfolk’s own Coelacanth Brewery! This event is sure to sell out so make sure you call now to purchase your ticket by calling 757-496-5382.

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Mermaid Winery

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM.

Located at 330 W 22nd Street, Suite 106, Norfolk, Virginia 23517.

Highlights: Come and enjoy your special someone with us at Mermaid Winery for our Valentine’s Day Dinner. Offering some suggested special bottles of red, white and sparkling wines that will compliment your meal. Reservations required.

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Spirit Cruises – Dinner

Saturday, February 11, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Located at 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: Your most memorable Valentine’s Day evening yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart join us aboard Spirit for dinner or brunch. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience unlike any other all make for the perfect celebration of love.

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Spirit Cruises – Brunch

Sunday, February 12, 2017.

Located at 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: Your most memorable Valentine’s Day brunch yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart join us aboard Spirit for dinner or brunch. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience unlike any other all make for the perfect celebration of love.

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*We’re updating this list all the time, so check back often!

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