February is just around the corner and there’s love in the air. Valentine’s Day is almost here, Calgary, but how will you impress your special someone?

For those of you in search of the perfect date night for someone who wants to celebrate the polarizing holiday, there is plenty happening on (and around) the 14th.

Not sure where to start? Here are just a few to check out this year. Happy planning and good luck!

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Candlelight Valentine’s Day Jazz Tribute

This Valentine’s Day, grab the hand of a special someone (friendly or otherwise) and enjoy a string tribute to history’s most iconic jazz musicians. The very best part? You’ll be doing so in a room filled with brightly lit wicks which will surround the performers and audience.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: The Commons at ATCO Park – 5302 Forand St SW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T3E 8B4
Time: 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Cost: $26.00+

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

The sweetest festival of the year! The annual YYC Hot Chocolate Festival kicks off this February and with a ton of restaurants participating, there’s no better time than Valentine’s Day to cross a few off.

When: Thursday, February 1st-29th, 2024

In the Heat of the Night 

The kids are tucked in at home and now it’s your turn to have some fun! This month in celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Calgary Zoo will hold a series of cheeky adults-only date nights, featuring fantastic food, scandalous presentations and drinks!

When: Saturday, February 10th, 13th and 14th 2024
Where: The ENMAX Conservatory – 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm
Cost: $120+

Spark After Dark

Love chemistry? This month, learn something new with a drink in your hand and a wide-open mind. TELUS Spark’s adult night is back and this February they’ll explore Tender Tingles and Tantalizing Science.

When:  Friday, February 9th, 2024
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 6 pm – 12 pm
Cost: $26+

Olympic Plaza

Bundle up because there’s nothing better than a beautiful day and an icy skating rink with your special someone! This V-Day hit Olympic Plaza and enjoy a lap or two in the inner city – for FREE! It’ll be a cute one!

When: Now Open
Where:  228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

LOL: Lots O’ Love Valentine’s Day Comedy Show

Nothing brings people together like laughter. This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a hot drink, a few desserts and the LOL comedy show featuring a number of locally renowned funny folk. Enjoy!

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Congress Coffee Company, 36 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $22+

Hawthorn Dining Room


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The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! This Valentine’s Day, check out the Hawthorn Dining Room and talk, drink and enjoy a 5-course meal in celebration of the holiday.

When: February 12th, 13th and 14th, 2023
Where: 133 9th Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $125+

Grease Valentine’s Musical Dinner Theater

It’s grease lighting! This V-Day enjoy a live production of the beloved classic at the Rocky View Brewing Co. Taproom. It’s going to be heartwarming!

When: February 9th, 14th and 16th, 2023
Where: 420 1 Street West Cochrane, AB
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $50+

And there you have it, a few romantic date ideas for Valentine’s Day in Calgary. Now go forth and enjoy! February 14th only comes once a year!