Local Love is in the Air: Tucson & Southern Arizona

Valentine's Day is around the corner and there are a number of local events happening all over Arizona for you and your sweetie to enjoy together. Visiting a locally owned restaurant, store, or having a ball at any of the upcoming Valentine's events is a great way to have a unique experience AND keep your dollars in your community this holiday.

We've complied a list of some local happenings interested in providing romance, relaxation, or adventure for you and your loved one this year. These opportunities may fill up quickly so RSVP soon!

Valentine's Day provides a great opportunity to Shift 10% to local business while being able to experience a one of a kind date. 

Different Region? Phoenix Metro Area – Northern AZ

Tucson & Southern Arizona


Valentine's Dinner at Maynard's Kitchen Tucson, AZ Maynard's Kitchen welcomes you to enjoy a romantic evening with this Valentine's. Besides their regular full menu, they will also be serving a special menu just for the night. For more information, visit their website.

hacienda del sol diningHacienda Del Sol Valentine's Weekend Tucson, AZ Linger with your love all weekend long at the Hacienda Del Sol for their Valentines's events happening Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Friday, enjoy a la carte dinner at The Grill, a four-course meal on Saturday, and then a Sunday brunch buffet. Sunday evening the Grill will be graced with the soulful blues of Bluz Nite. Make your reservation now here.

circle-hearts-180x180Hotel Congress- Sweethearts of the Rodeo Tucson, AZ Make Hotel Congress your romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day with  an array of food and drink specials, as well as live music in the heart of downtown Tucson. More information found here!

pastiche logoValentine's Day at Pastiche Tucson, AZ Pastiche is hosting a painting party luncheon so grab your sweetheart and join them at to paint two lovebirds from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm. The painting lunch is limited space and you can register online here. For dinner, Pastiche will be serving their full  menu as well as a special Lover's Day menu.

10357253_701874186544369_7091387515712478038_nValentine's Day Prix Frie The Coronet, Tucson, AZ Please join The Coronet for a wonderful, romantic evening with Naim Amor Sean Peter Rogers and Ben Degain are playing on the patio from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. You can view the menu here.

Date Ideas

3tv1Chocolate & Whiskey Tucson, AZ A collaboration between Hamilton Distillers and Brazen Chocolate. This private event will be held at Hamilton Distillers in Tucson on Valentine's Day at 8:30pm. It will include a tour of the new distillery, a meet and greet with the makers, and a carefully curated chocolate & whiskey pairing. Seats are limited and require advanced reservation. You can find the signup on the facebook page of Brazen here.


Run for the Love of it! Saturday February 8th at 8:30am Tucson, AZ Be a part of the LOVE-liest run of the year! Celebrate your Valentine's Day this year with a morning of running, mimosas, costume contests, p.d.a. exchange zone, awesome prizes and more! True loves, best buds and solo runners are welcome to join the fun! Full information can be found here!

The loft cinema signValentine's Day Screening! Casablanca The Loft Cinema, Tucson AZ Celebrate your Valentine’s Day at The Loft Cinema with Bogart and Bergman in one of the most romantic films of all-time, the one-and-only Casablanca! Enter our free prize raffle for Valentine goodies, and take the stage for our pre-show Casablanca costume contest (fedoras and trench coats encouraged, or course), where you could win a special prize. PLUS: Join us in a swoon-inducing sing-a-long of “As Time Goes By” to kick the movie off! Full info here!

10481378_815586861842962_8606609861987086661_nLove on 4th Ave Tucson, AZ On February 14th, spend Valentines with 4th Ave merchants! Special events, guest artists, Live music, the best keepsakes and gifts, a grand prize package to be won, romantic candle lit dinners, art installation, pastries and desserts, cocktails! From the gift, to dinner, to a beautiful expression of love- 4th ave is the best place to come with your love! More information here.

10305952_10153078571893453_471151852269030882_nValentine's Kids' Dance February 13th Mercado San Agustin, Tucson Bring the kids on over for 3 hours of non stop pop music and disco balls. This event located at Mercado San Agustin is perfect for elementary aged kids and parents will need to stay onsite at the MSA but can enjoy grown up time in any of their wonderful restaurants: Seis Kitchen and Catering, Agustin Kitchen, and Blu - A Wine & Cheese Stop.

LogoHeart-260x260Woo at the Zoo Valentine’s Event Reid Park Zoo, Tucson AZ “Woo” your loved one or have an enjoyable evening with friends at Reid Park Zoo on Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres, an open wine and beer bar, live music from Ronstadt Generations, and encounters with some of our demonstration animals. Make this night unforgettable and add an “Adopt an Animal” for your date! You may select which animal at the Zoo to sponsor and gift includes plush animal, adoption certificate, fact sheet on the animal and name on the web page for sponsored animal. Complete information can be found here!

image1-180x300Valentine’s Date Night at Creative Juice Tucson, AZ These classes, held throughout Valentine's week, will include special romantic treats for the couples! Creative Juice is celebrating Valentines all week with great events!

tucson botanical gardens weddingFall Back in Love at the Tucson Desert Botanical Garden February 14th, all day Tucson, AZ Two ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Gardens! Admission & delicious lunch for two, or celebrate your special day by getting married or renewing your vows in the Gardens! Full information.

December63-Feature-300x300December '63 Performing Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Tucson, AZ Make plans today for a very special Valentine’s evening of Timeless Music! The music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons comes to life in this re-creation of a Frankie Valli concert experience. DECEMBER ’63 showcases all your favorite songs from Frankie Valli including the one of a kind classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades and their most popular singles from the musical The Jersey Boys. Buy tickets online here!

catavinos_wine_shop_400_cut_borderedCataVinos Valentine Wine Tasting Feb 12nd through 14th Tucson, AZ Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a fine wine. CataVinos has a huge selection of Valentine appropriate wines that get the message across “you’re special to me”. This week offers six wines beginning with a sparklie then move through the wonderful range of sweetheart wines. You can enjoy this romantic evening for only $10! Surely you’ll find something to love and impress that someone special with in this stellar line up. For full information and tickets click here.

Local Gifts

unnamed (1)Ben's Bells Heart Inspired Gifts Leading up to Valentine's Day Tucson, AZ Ben's Bells have special, limited edition pink heart ornaments and necklaces as well as our heart tokens in pink, purple and red. They're the perfect way to show all the people in your life you care and are only available through Valentine's Day. Share your love and kindness and get these one of a kind pieces while they last! Shop online here.