Valentine’s Day is a time to treat your sweetheart, yourself or a loved one to something special. Whether visitors are looking for a laid-back activity or an adventure, the heart of the country has the perfect Valentine’s Day atmosphere. Here are six of Visit Wichita’s favorite ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day 2022 in Wichita.

Sip a cocktail with your sweetie

Whether visitors are looking for a place to get a drink before a show or a romantic backdrop to enjoy a cocktail, Wichita offers several options ― from a tiki bar to a swanky speakeasy ― for a cozy date night. Find 12 romantic drink spot ideas to try when you visit Wichita here.

Shop together for the perfect gift

Whether gift-givers need supplies to craft a homemade card or they are looking for the perfect off-the-shelf gift, Wichita is a regional shopping destination with one-of-a-kind shops and got-it-all shopping centers. Read Visit Wichita’s recommendations on where to find gifts and consult our shop local guide, too. Visit our shopping webpage for a list of retail shops. Purchase from health and well-being gifts or gift certificates. Pick up sweets and treats made by local artisans.

Dine at an upscale restaurant

The most recent Wine Spectator magazine list of restaurant awards recognized five Wichita restaurants for their wine lists: 6S SteakhouseScotch & SirloinSiena Tuscan SteakhouseVora Restaurant European and Wine Dive. Visit Wichita has also compiled these 11 upscale restaurants that are perfect for special occasions. We’ve included Valentine’s specials from a number of restaurants in this list. Many more of our more than 1,200 eateries will have specials, peruse this larger list of Wichita restaurants.

Attend a Valentine’s event in Wichita

As the largest city in Kansas, Wichita is a popular spot for special events and performances, and Valentine’s Day weekend is no exception. There are a variety of activities for visitors to experience. Get started finding the perfect way to celebrate the holiday here.

Try something new

If you’re looking for something outside of the stereotypical activity, Wichita has plenty of ways to create your own unique experience for Valentine’s Day. Impress your sweetheart with offbeat date night ideas to keep the fun alive.

Savor sweet treats

You’ll find creative desserts across the city at our restaurants and bars, but one truly unique concept is the sweet lounge at all three Wichita Cocoa Dolce Chocolates locations. Enjoy wine and chocolate pairings, chocolate martinis and other beverages as well as a wide selection of gelato, macarons, pastries and more. Want to find cookies to love? Go on a journey with this list.

Don’t forget about Wichita’s hotel options, many of which are running Valentine’s Day deals.


About Visit Wichita
Visit Wichita markets the greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state. Visit Wichita is led by president and CEO Susie Santo, and in 2019 travel and tourism contributed more than $1.1 billion in economic impact to the greater Wichita area.