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There are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Wichita, whether you are spending time with your sweetheart, the children in your life or a group of friends. Here is a collection of ways to make your day or someone else’s day special, from events and activities to romantic dinners and gift ideas.

Valentine's Day Gift Set from Popcorner

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas​

Order your sweetheart a custom bouquet from Hundred Acre Floral

Start Valentine’s Day with donuts from Paradise Donuts (Old Town or West) or The Donut Whole

Create a custom candy, nut or snack mix to satisfy your sweetheart’s sweet tooth at The Farris Wheel, Nifty Nut House, The Popcorner (East or West) or Kernel’s Popcorn Express

Pre-order chocolate covered strawberries to pick up on Feb. 13 or 14, or stop by one of the three Cocoa Dolce Chocolates locations (Old Town, Bradley Fair & New Market Square) for a box of chocolates or a selection of specialty items including strawberry cheesecake, strawberry cake pops and macarons

Promote self care with a selection of scented soaps, scrubs, lotions and other bath and body products at Zeep or Bungalow 26

Find the perfect piece of jewelry at The Workroom, Kendra Scott, Lucinda’s or many of our museum gift shops

Give the gift of a spa day at Bohemia Healing Spa, encourage health and wellness with a CBD-infused gift from The Health Connection or pamper your loved one with a gift certificate for services and products at A. Jay Health and Wellness

Look for the perfect new or antique gift at shops in Towne West Square, Towne East Square, Revolutsia, Paramount Antique Mall, Old Town District, New Market Square, Generations Antiques & Artisans, Douglas Design District or Bradley Fair

Have fun shopping and supporting local boutiques and specialty shops including The Spice Merchant & Company, Hatman Jack’s, Standard Issue Co., Urban Interiors and Uniquities Home

Create your own or purchase a gorgeous glass-blown masterpiece at Infinity Art Glass and Karg Art Glass

Sign up for a Pick Your Project Workshop at the studio, a virtual workshop or book a private event to make a DIY wood sign or craft at  Board & Brush

Grab a bottle of wine from Wichita's local urban winery, Jenny Dawn Cellars

Mix your own custom wine and have your bottle labeled with a personal photo at Grace Hill Winery, or stop by one of their pop-up booths for samples and bottle sales at Towne East Mall on Feb. 12 & 13

An empty dining room at Georges French Bistro in Wichita

Romantic Night Out or a Special Meal Brought Home

Most Wichita restaurants are open for in-person dining (with a variety of protocols implemented to provide a safe dining experience) and many also offer to-go family meals, curbside pickup and delivery as options. You’ll find a wide range of cuisine and budgets. Here are few options to inspire; browse our full list for more restaurants.

Try international-inspired cuisine at YaYa's Eurobistro, Vora Restaurant European, Sabor Latin Bar & Grille, Lola’s Bistro, Larkspur Bistro & Bar, Georges French Bistro, Café Bel Ami  or Bella Vita Bistro

Enjoy local and regional ingredients and elite service at 6S Steakhouse, Scotch & Sirloin, Newport Grill or Chester’s Chophouse & Wine Bar

Enjoy the ambiance and downtown setting at Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, then head downstairs in the Ambassador Hotel Autograph Collection to Dockum for after-dinner drinks in a speakeasy

Order a farm-to-table family meal from the Elderslie Farm kitchen

Pair your dinner and drinks at one of our local breweries including River City Brewing Co., PourHouse by Walnut River Brewing Company or Hopping Gnome Brewing Company (where you can order a pizza next door at Piatto Neapolitan Pizzeria)

Visit the state’s only chocolate lounge at Cocoa Dolce Chocolates (Old Town, Bradley Fair & New Market Square) for wine and chocolate pairings or alcohol-infused chocolates and chocolate lava cake perfect for sharing

Order cocktails at Wine Dive, Mort’s Martini Bar & Cigar Bar or Cana Wine & Cocktails

Stain and Stem Sign Making Class at Wyldewood Cellars

Local Events/Activities

  • 2nd Saturday with Valentine’s pop-ups at The Workroom – Feb. 13

  • Galentine’s Day at Hopping Gnome Brewery (in-person and to-go options) – Feb. 13

  • Cocoa Dolce Chocolate and Jenny Dawn Cellars Wine Pairing at Jenny Dawn Cellars – Feb. 13

  • Galentines Day: A Celebration of Sisterhood at The Workroom – Feb. 13

Active Events

  • 6th annual Stupid Cupid 2 Mile Run at Sedgwick County Park – Feb. 6

  • Galentines Day: Doubles & Bubbles Pickleball Tournament at Chicken N Pickle – Feb. 13

  • Valentines Coed Cornhole Tournament at Chicken N Pickle – Feb. 13

  • Sweetheart Skate Night on the Ice Pond at Chicken N Pickle – Feb. 14

  • Sweetheart Pickleball Tournament at Chicken N Pickle – Feb. 14

Hands-on Art Experiences

  • Rustic Valentine painting at Paint the Towne – Feb. 5

  • Couples Lovely Lookout painting at Paint the Towne – Feb. 12

  • Stain and Stem Sign Making Class at Grace Hill Winery – Feb. 13

  • Valentine Pottery Experience at CityArts – Feb. 13 & 14

  • Valentine Gnomes painting at Paint the Towne – Feb. 14

  • Cheers to Love painting at Paint the Towne – Feb. 14

  • Artistry With Love evening for couples at LaVela – Feb. 14

Live Performances

  • I’d Rather Have a Bottle in Front of Me Than a Frontal Lobotomy at Mosley Street Melodrama – Feb. 5-Mar. 20

  • The 39 Steps at Roxy’s Downtown – Feb. 11-28

  • Live Music Friday featuring Patz at 6S Steakhouse – Feb. 12

  • Saturday Night Jazz at Jenny Dawn Cellars – Feb. 13

  • Valentine’s Party with Marc Baker Band at Wichita Union Stockyards – Feb. 13

  • Hi-Hat Hattie featuring Karla Burns virtual screening from Roxy’s Downtown – Feb. 14

Stay up with the latest Wichita events and activities by visiting our calendar of events or explore these offbeat date ideas and other date night ideas.