14 Valentine’s date ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you might be looking up last minute date ideas for you and your gal pals, or significant other. Whether love is in the air this Valentine’s Day or you’re just going to go out with friends here are 14 date ideas for any price range.


Sunset Hike

Go on a sunset hike in Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailways located 50 miles outside of Stephenville. If you want to do more than hike you can bike, cam, geocache, rock climb and even ride your own horses. They’re open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and it only costs $7 per person to get in.

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Wildlife viewing area on the blue waterfront trail at Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailways.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for you and your loved ones to head out and grab something sweet. Sweet Sammies in Fort Worth, Texas is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you want ice cream or cookies they got it all. They’re open daily from 12 to 9 p.m.

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Cookies all wrapped up from Sweet Sammies in Fort Worth. They have cookies, ice cream, edible cookie dough and cookie sandwiches.

Visit an Art Museum

Spend the evening with your loved one walking around and admiring art this Valentine’s Day. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is open on Valentine’s Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is $16 a ticket. If you are looking to spend a little more money, there is also the Valentine’s Day Three-Course Prefix Dinner taking place on Feb. 14 beginning at 5 p.m. at Cade Modern which is at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Tickets cost $65 per person with a $30 upcharge to add a wine pairing with the dinner. You will need reservations for this dinner and can make reservations by calling 817-840-2157.

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth exterior is shown. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Recreate Your First Date

Take your significant other on a walk down memory lane to where you had your first date this Valentine’s Day.  Whether it be in the exact place that you had your first date or another place that is similar to the location of it, make it your own. You can reminisce on your most memorable moments together, simpler times and how far you have come over the years. Price varies on where your first date was located.

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A couple kissing on their first date.

Head Out of Town

Don’t want to stay in Stephenville for Valentine’s? Head 3 1/2 hours south to San Antonio, Texas and spend the evening walking around at the San Antonio River Walk. Every night starting on Feb. 9 – 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. there is the Parade of Lights. Watch the river carry beautifully lit floats down the river with your loved ones.

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A portion of the river walk in San Antonio. There are many attractions along the river walk as well. From escape rooms to restaurants you will find something that fits you or your dates personality.


Valentines Haunted House

If you’re looking for an alternative way to spend your valentine’s day, then this is it! On Feb. 15 and 16, Moxley Manor Haunted House in Bedford, Texas is hosting their ninth annual Valentine’s Haunted House. Tickets are $25 or $40 for a fast pass. Get your tickets here.

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Moxley Manor is located in Fort worth and has been putting on this Valentine’s Haunted House for nine years.

Painting With A Twist

Take your partner or friend to Painting With A Twist in Weatherford or Granbury, Texas for a night of painting and fun. Painting With A Twist offers multiple different painting classes perfect for Valentine’s Day. Seats are $35 a person and are BYOB if you’re 21 and up.

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A image of an option you can paint with your date on Valentine’s Day. This is one of three different options that the Granbury location is hosting.


Film Alley in Weatherford, Texas offers a movie theatre, bowling, an arcade and food all in one place. Bowling is $25 per person and the arcade is spend as you please. A perfect valentine’s date whether you’re wanting to go on a date or spend it with friends.

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Film Alley is located off of Interstate 20 in Weatherford. It’s open daily and a place that you can go to with friends or family on a weekend.

Go See a Concert

Head down to Austin, Texas this Valentine’s Day for A Special Valentine Evening With Bob Schneider and The Moonlight Orchestra. The concert will consist of classic love songs perfect for you to serenade you Valentine’s with. Tickets are $25-55 and the concert is located at ACL Live at the Moody Theatre. Get your tickets here.

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Bob Schneider is an Austin-based musician. His music can be described as pop, rock, folk and country.

Top Golf

Take your date out for some good friendly competition this Valentine’s Day at Top Golf in Fort Worth, Texas. Depending how busy they are bays can be anywhere from $35-45 per hour for up to six people. This comes out to $6-$8 per person.

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The top deck at one of the Top Golf locations.


Murder Mystery Dinner

Located in Fort Worth, Texas spend Valentine’s evening solving a murder mystery at Billy Bob’s Texas for their Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show. Spend the evening eating a delicious dinner, eating chocolate and watching an award-winning show! This event is for 18 years of age and older, tickets are $85 per person, doors open at 6 p.m. Get your tickets here.

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The Lone Star Murder Mystery logo which is happening at Billy Bob’s Texas on Feb. 14.

Valentine’s Cruise

Spoil your Valentine’s with a two-hour cruise featuring a three-course meal, music, comedy, and dancing. Arispop is hosting their Valentine’s cruise on Lake Grapevine or Lake Lewisville for $149 per couple. Purchase your tickets here.

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One of the boats that goes out on the Valentine’s cruise put on by Arispop.

Couple’s Massage

Grab your best friend or significant other and show them some love by booking a day of ultimate relaxation. Couple’s massages can vary in price and location but are typically vary around $200 per couple.

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Towels, lit candles and flowers set out before a couples massage.

Iconic Dallas Dinner

Whether you are from Dallas, Texas or have driven through you have seen the infamous Reunion Tower. Atop reunion tower is a restaurant called Wolfgang Puck – Five Sixty. This restaurant has a 360-degree view of downtown Dallas. To ensure you have a table it would be smart to make a reservation. Dress code is business casual with closed toed shoes. Perfect for a luxurious romantic dinner.

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This is the dining room of Five Sixty which is located in Reunion Tower in Dallas.

No matter how much you’re willing to spend these date ideas ensure you a perfect Valentine’s Day with your friends and/or loved ones.