Love is in the air and here at All Of The Things CT, we’re spreading the love and want to help make this Valentine’s extra special. Whether you’re planning a romantic night with bae, or are a single lady (now put your hands up) and want to celebrate with your friends, we’re here to help make this holiday memorable, fun and stress-free. No matter your “type” we have a match for you!
THE TRADITIONAL TYPES (Some of CT’s Most Romantic Restaurants)
Click the links to view their Valentine’s Day menu, if available
New Haven, CT
Le Petit Cafe
Valentine's Day menu available February 13th - 18th
Photo by Sarah McCoy Photography
Photo courtesy of Tommy Juliano
Union League Cafe
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
FOR THE GET OUT & GO TYPES
Valentine’s Day Paint at Perk
February 14th, 6-8PM
Perk on Main
Get creative & cozy at Perk on Main; it's painted night! No worries, no experience is needed. A skilled instructor will lead you step-by-step through the artistic process. Guests will leave with a completed painting. Art, chocolate, & light-refreshments, all for $35 The kitchen will also be open for dinner. (Seating is limited, call to reserve your spot.)
Science Straight Up: Your Brain on Love
February, 9th, 5:30-8:30 PM
CT Science Center
Become a master of the science of love at Hartford’s smartest happy hour. Sea Tea Improv will be there for an interactive breakdown of our emotional brain & “love chemicals.” You know those butterflies you get when you’re locking eyes with that certain someone… you’ll get to learn about all that magic. PLUS, see the new Butterfly Encounter & explore a tropical oasis with hundreds of free-flying butterflies.
South African Wine Dinner
"Held among the exquisite sea life of Mystic Aquarium’s Main Gallery, the evening opens with a cocktail hour showcasing guests of honor, some of the Aquarium’s African penguins! Join in efforts to help save the endangered African penguin populations while enjoying a multi-course meal paired with exotic South African wines." $69.95 per person
FOR THE TRYING NEW THINGS TYPES
Tea for Two
February 14th, 7-8:30 PM
CBBG Coffee Bar & Baked Goods
Is your sweetheart a tea lover? Then look no further. Each couple will get to try five different teas paired with five desserts like Whoopie Pie Tea, Chai Pound Cake and more! Show your Valentine that they’re your cup of tea.
Love Bugs and Honeybees: A Valentine's Day Honey Tasting
February 11th 1 - 3:00 PM
Red Bee Honey
"Treat your love bug, best friend - or come solo! To an apiary tour, afterward, enjoy a guided tasting of 6 varietal kinds of honey and food pairings including cheese and chocolates while sipping some festive honey wine also called mead in our cozy honey house barn. Seats are limited for this lighthearted event."
Date Night: Valentine's Day
February 14th 6:30 PM
West Hartford, CT
"Make classic pasta dish, Cacio e Pepe, from scratch with your Valentine! Make & shape the pasta dough using semolina flour, into linguini using pasta rollers and Kitchenaid attachments, then cook and finish your dish in the Cacio e Pepe style, tossing with lots of fresh parmesan cheese and black pepper, before enjoying with lightly dressed greens and Italian bread."
Chocolate Making Classes
Le Rouge Chocolates by Aarti
"The Couples class is February 14th, and Men’s class is What can be more fun than making unique chocolate concoctions with your loved one on Valentine's Day while sipping our signature hot chocolate & enjoying a slice of cake."
FOR THE STAYCATIONERS
"Be pampered with deluxe accommodations for two, a glass of port or sherry at check-in, a half bottle of champagne on ice in your room, delicious chocolate treats and rose petals at turn-down."
Madison Beach Hotel
A special menu is available February 10th - 17th
Celebrate your special someone with a romantic dinner at The Wharf Restaurant. Enjoy delicious food and one of our incredible sunsets!
The For The One You Love package available anytime in February, includes a one night stay, 4-star dinner for two at Restaurant Bravo Bravo, and in your room a box of gourmet truffles and floral arrangement!
"The Whaler’s Inn, downtown Mystic’s largest boutique hotel, is nestled just steps from the banks of the Mystic River and the Bascule Drawbridge. The Inn boasts five unique buildings within our fabulous downtown Mystic location with a total of forty-eight guestrooms, most of which have been recently renovated to rejuvenate the property."
Their Romantic Getaway Package includes one night stay with full breakfast, three-course prix fixe dinner, and a couples Swedish massage in the Forty Winks suite with wood burning fire, cheese and champagne (um yes please).
“Far from the madding crowd, in the Litchfield Hills, lies a quiet getaway. Set on 113 acres and bordering extensive woods and lakes, Winvian Farm was created to recharge and indulge. A place like this is difficult to describe for it lacks nothing. Winvian Farm aspires to host you with no airs but graces, no extravagance or opulence, only warmth, and treats. The 5-star cuisine, the wines, the Spa and the team, are as unexpected as the experiences that one ultimately enjoys.”
FOR THE SELF LOVING SINGLES
Bespoke Beauty: DIY Self Love Scrub
Vasu Tribe Studio
Join the lovely ladies at Vasu Tribe & make your own Rose & Cocoa Self Love Scrub. Guests will learn the benefits of each ingredient, how to make your body scrub at home, create & take home a full-size product! Relax, unwind, and indulge in some self-loving… you know you deserve it. (Limited to 15 guests.)
Winged Eyes & Thick Thighs
February 11th, 4 PM
A positive body workshop hosted by Tainted Inc. Founder Andrea Cortez, to help women feel empowered & sexy in their bodies through self-expression & movement. Music will be spun by the talented Connie Carmona, and no dance experience is necessary. Who needs flowers, when you come let loose & learn to love the skin you’re in! (3 HR Workshop)
Galentine’s Day at Color Bar
February 16th, 3-7PM
The girls at Color Bar are planning an evening, all about you! Grab your squad and have a night out at the salon. It’s also perfect if you special plans later that night. You’ll get a blowout/style, gel manicure, your makeup did AND a lasting lip color application of your choice! (Only $65 Value of $130) Oh, and they’re popping bottles & serving fresh strawberries. Every client leaves with a swag bag full of products & coupons! What are you waiting for?