Valentine's Day cookie decorating kit with heart shaped measuring cups and candies

Valentine’s Day in Cedar Rapids

Sweeten your 2023 Valentine’s day with the full Cedar Rapids experience!

Stay the Night

Why limit your celebration to just one day? Get away from it all and spend some extra quality time with your special someone. Cedar Rapids never disappoints with these great offers:

Date Night

Share a romantic meal with the one you love at one of our local restaurants! Plan ahead by calling for reservations and ask about Valentine’s Day specials. Be on the lookout for more romantic spots to be added for 2023.

  • The Hotel at Kirkwood: A romantic five-course Valentine’s Day dinner for two awaits you at The Class Act Restaurant. Reservations are available Feb. 10, 11 and 14. Book your table today, or reserve a carry-out option by calling 319-848-8777. 
  • Bistro 3 Nineteen: Order chocolate dipped strawberries and cookie kits from Bistro 3 Nineteen. Quantities are limited so get your order in on their website today!
  • Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery: Celebrate love with the Cedar Ridge Valentine's Day cocktail and wine pairing dinner on 2/11 and 2/14. Tickets are limited, visit their website for more information.
  • Cobble Hill: Enjoy Valentine's Day at Cobble Hill with a 4-course tasting menu, and bon-bons to finish. Reservations for this special dinner can be made directly by phone or email at 319-366-3177 or
  • Goldfinch Tap & Eatery: A romantic dinner awaits at Goldfinch Tap & Eatery. Reserve your spot for a six course paired dinner by phone or email at 319-826-2047 or
  • LP Street Food: Offering a special Valentine's Day dinner and wine paring menu February 10-14, with reservations being accepted for the 14th only. Call 319-364-4042 to reserve your spot for the special day! 
  • Chophouse Downtown: Looking for something special to do for Valentine's Day? Enjoy a prix fixe menu with all the romantic favorites, plus our regular menu. Create memories to last a lifetime! Reserve your spot and call 319-200-1240.
  • The hip-stir: Enjoy a Valentine's Day prix fixe dinner! Call for reservations. 
  • 350 First: We are giving you three opportunities to celebrate with our limited edition Valentine’s Day menu! Make your dinner reservation for Friday, Feb. 10th, Saturday, Feb. 11th or Tuesday, Feb. 14th to enjoy this exclusive menu. Reservations can be made online or by phone at 319-731-4483
  • Delhicacy: Valentines plans yet? Experience the Special Valentine's Day Tasting Menu and Romance your partner to the charm of Indian Hospitality. Reservations required online or call 319-224-0425.
  • Rawlicious: This year we are offering our ever famous red velvet cake, strawberry tarts and sweetheart box with truffles and rose pistachio cheesecake. Place your order online at under the holiday pre-orders tab and reserve yours for pickup on Valentine's Day!
  • LP Street Food: Have you made Valentine’s plans yet? The whole weekend before (with the exception of Sunday) we will be serving up our special Valentines Menu and Wine Pairing! Reservations required for 2/14. 


Let your love blossom with a beautiful bouquet from one of our area flower shops! Roots in Bloom, Pierson’s Flower Shop and Kismet Coffee and Bloom are all taking preorders,so don’t miss your chance to send one of their heart-felt arrangements. Looking for something unique, like maybe a bouquet of snacks? Edible Arrangements in Cedar Rapids can combine flowers and food for a fun play on a traditional gift.


Does your sweetie have a sweet tooth? The Marion Chocolate Shop is home to delectable chocolates, caramels and truffles that will surely be a hit. If you’re looking for unique and nostalgic sweets, stop into Sweet Mercantile for candy, ice cream and a selection of sodas! And if baked goods are more your style, Kathy’s Pies, Sweetopia and the Sykora Bakery will be serving up treats nice enough for Cupid.

close-up of square valentine's day chocolates


Looking for something a little more sentimental? Stop by Scribe Stationary and pick up supplies to a letter from the heart. Maybe you want your partner to have a gift that last longer than flowers and sweets? Looking for inspiration, visit fun stores like Dobry Gift & Home, Funky Zebra and Illuminations where you can find the perfect gift for your special someone. For a spash of whimsey, nab your crush a fun balloon arrangement from Balloons Etc. 

Galentine’s Day

No one says this is a day ONLY for romantic love. Make it a special day for you and your gals! Get together and enjoy a film at Marcus Theatres or Collins Road Theatre. Shop until you drop at Lindale Mall or the Uptown Marion District. Grab coffee and snacks at Kismet Coffee and Bloom, Café St. Pio or DASH Coffee Roasters. Stop for dinner and drinks at a local favorite like Cedar Ridge Winery, Lion Bridge Brewing or Parlor City Pub and Eatery. For a Galentine's day event, Check out Goldfinch Tap + Eatery on February 5th for bottomless bevy's, small bites, photobooth fun and mingling with small businesses. 

plates of food and menus from cedar ridge distillery

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