The famous day of love is coming up, and Bloomington is offering several Valentine's Day events & specials. Whether you're looking for romance with your partner, an outing with the friends, something fun to do with the kiddos, or anything in between, B-Town has something in store for you to enjoy.

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Restaurant Specials

Chef Lee - In Your Home LLC

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Chef Lee - In Your Home LLC
Price: $120.00 for two people

Book Chef Lee to enjoy a four course meal with entertainment. Reservations are required. Book here.

The Elm

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: The Elm
Price: $125.00 per ticket for 5 course tasting menu, $175.00 per ticket for 7 course tasting menu

Join The Elm for a one-of-a-kind tasting experience this Valentine’s Day! Choose between two tasting menus (five or seven course) curated by Executive Chef Dan Thomas, featuring caviar, a cheese course, handmade pasta, lobster chawanmushi, duck, and the enticing strawberry-covered chocolate - with optional sommelier-selected beverage pairings also available for each course. This is a ticketed event, with limited seats available - book online.

Mother Bear's Pizza

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Mother Bear's Pizza
Price: Cost of meal

The classic Mother Bear's Pizza will be offering heart-shaped pizzas available for dine-in, carryout, and delivery.

Osteria Rago

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Osteria Rago
Price: Cost of meal

Come feast at Osteria Rago and have their appetizer special Carpaccio (Fischer Farms beef tenderloin, pickled carrots & shallots, buttered croutons, pecorino romano); their entree special U 10 scallops with fennel onion orzo, yellow pepper puree, micro bull's blood, chive foam; and their dessert special Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake (blackberry sugo, caramel popcorn, and a hazelnut crust). 50% off all bottles of wine. Reservations are required.

Social Cantina

Date: Saturday, February 10 through Sunday, February 18
Location: Social Cantina
Price: Cost of meal

Social Cantina will have a 3-course pre-fixe menu available, including a small starter, entree, and shot of tequila for $20.00, and a starter, two entrees, and dessert for $40.00.

The Tap

Date: Saturday, February 10 through Sunday, February 18
Location: The Tap
Price: Cost of meal

The Tap will have a 3-course pre-fixe menu available, including a soup/salad, entree, dessert for $20.00, and a starter, two entrees, dessert for $40.00

Texas Roadhouse

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Texas Roadhouse
Price: Cost of meal

Texas Roadhouse is offering a dinner-for-two for Valentine's Day this year! Share a choice of appetizer and two entrees for $47.95. Reservations are not required, but are strongly recommended.

The Tudor Room

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: The Tudor Room
Price: Option 1 $39.99, Option 2 $29.99

Enjoy a Valentine's Day meal in the heart of campus! Option 1 includes a New York Strip, Tiger Shrimp, Asparagus, and Garlic Smashed Potatoes w/ Béarnaise Butter. Option 2 includes Quinoa-Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash, Winter Vegetable Ragout, and Pumpkin Seed Romesco. Both options include the Salad/Soup Buffet and Dessert Buffet. Reservations are recommended.

Two Sticks Bakery

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Two Sticks Bakery
Price: Cost of meal

Enjoy a delicious Valentine's Day with cookie & bar gift boxes, heart shaped sugar cookies, 6" deep dish pies, 6" mini cakes and an all NEW olive oil chocolate cake (dairy and egg free). Pre-orders will be available starting February 1st; they plan to have these options available first come, first serve on the 14th as well!

Uptown Cafe

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: Uptown Cafe
Price: Cost of meal

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Uptown with some classic Uptown dishes as well as some new favorites. Open from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and then 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Valentine's Day. Reservations are not required, but are strongly recommended.

The Vault

Date: Wednesday, February 14
Location: The Vault
Price: Three-course dinner for two at just $64.99, same exquisite meal for one at just $36.99

Love is in the air at the Vault. Choose from one shared starter of onion rings fried mushrooms, pub nachos, hummus platter, or two soups, or two salads; for entrees, there is a 6 oz Sirloin steak, baked potato, and asparagus; and for dessert, a triple layer chocolate cake.


Accommodation Specials

Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina

Date: Friday, January 5 through Friday, February 16
Location: Fourwinds
Price: $199.00 plus taxes 

Fourwinds is offering their Lakeside King Room and Prime Rib dinner for two for $199.00 plus taxes. Saturday, February 17, dinner will be served at 6:00 PM. Book while their are rooms available. Call at 812-824-2628.

Hilton Garden Inn

Date: Thursday, February 1 through Sunday, February 18
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
Price: $199.00 plus taxes 

Hilton Garden Inn is offering the following specials: Chocolate Dipped Strawberries $30/dozen, Fruit Bouquet $40, Milk & Cookies (or brownies) $20, Balloons $15, Standard Bouquet $30, Premium Bouquet $60, and Champagne/Wine from The Shop (prices vary). Call at 812-331-1335. Use code P5 to book special Valentine's Day rate.


Attraction Specials

Butler Winery

Date: Weekend before and after Valentine's Day
Location: Butler Winery

Head to Butler Winery's vineyard location for their Chocolate Lover's Weekends chocolate and wine pairings! 



Gift Ideas

We have a variety of gift ideas, depending on who you're shopping for. Check out the following gift guides to help you find a Valentine's Day present that will delight:

Looking specifically for chocolate? Stop by BLU Boy Chocolate Cafe and The Olive Leaf for Bloomington's finest handcrafted chocolate treats.

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