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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Monday February 14, 2022 will be here before we know it. Need some Valentine’s Day ideas on what to do with your significant other, or your BFF? Read on! Or if you aren’t the biggest fan of this day, I’ve included some other non-Valentine’s related (but still fun) ideas at the end. Also, keep checking back for new events being added every day!

Valentine's Day Ideas in Erie 2022

Valentine’s Day Ideas and Events in Erie

Asbury Woods Luminaria

Asbury Woods always has events going on. Of course, they have one centered around Valentine’s Day which is called Luminaria. Luminaries will be lighting up the woods for a romantic walk around a trail.
Date: February 11, 2022 between 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Price: Tickets are $10 with registration required. (If you have a child and would like childcare services, add $5.)

Board and Brush Valentine’s Date Night + Galentine’s Day Super Bowl Sunday

Create your own project at Board and Brush during a date night or with a galentine.
Date: February 12 and 13, 2022
Cost: $68+. Pre-registration required.

Head on over to City Gallery LLC which will be hosting the Local Lovin. This is an Erie Pop Up Shop with various different local vendors. It’s guaranteed to be a fabulous event. Plus, City Gallery is such a great place to explore with all of their unique art pieces.
Date: February 12, 2022 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.
Cost: Free, prices vary per vendors’ items.

Claytopia Gnome Much Love Canvas Class with Connie

Create a cute gnome V-Day canvas with anyone! This would be great to do with a partner, child, grandparent, or friend.
Date: February 9, 2022 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Cost: $55 per pair, pre-registration required at least 8 hours before event.

Erie ClaySpace Tandem Throwing Date Night + Heart Boxes

Right now is the perfect opportunity to make something amazing with clay! There are two fun options at Erie ClaySpace going on. You and your partner will get to make something together. Actually, you get to create 2-4 pieces of pottery plus glaze them. Or, you could also create a three-piece heart-shaped container. One of these unique options would definitely create a lasting memory!
Date: Tandem Throwing Date Night: February 11, 12, 13, and 14. Valentine’s Day Heart Boxes: February 14.
Price: Tandem Throwing Date Night: $80 per couple. Valentine’s Day Heart Boxes: $45.

Erie County Public Library Crafts

Get creative at the Erie libraries with all of their free crafts! The event details are linked to each activity.

Erie Zoo Name a Cockroach After an Ex

If you want to have a laugh, the Erie Zoo is offering the chance to name a cockroach after anyone. If you’re so inclined, you can name one after an ex, bestie, or just for fun. All proceeds benefit the Erie Zoo.
Date: Limited time.
Price: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach $5, Caribbean Giant Cockroach $15.

House of Hospitality Valentine’s Date Night Packages

Purchase some unique date night packages! There are many Valentine’s options and even one for celebrating with friends.
Date: Any date.
Price: Vacation Valentine Date Night Package $39.99. PALentine’s Day Party-in-a-Package $34.99. Forever Valentine Date Package $29.99. Forever Valentine Digital Download Date $20.00.

Monacella Massage Couples Massage

Book a romantic couple’s masage at Monacella Massage.
Date: Any date.
Price: 60 minutes $160, 90 minutes $220.

Pet Supplies Plus Valentine’s Day Paw-ty

Pet Supplies Plus in Erie is having a Valentine’s Day Party for all friendly pets. There will be a ton of activities that include a Kissing Booth Photo Op Stand, a free bandana, Valentine with your pet’s pawprint, dog cookies, and basket raffle.
Date: February 13, 2022 from 12:00pm-3:00pm. No RSVP is necessary. The Kissing Booth Photo Op Stand will also be up in the store from February 5-February 19.
Price: Free

Sign Dreamers Valentine’s Yard Sign

A fun and unique gift idea would be to get a gorgeous Valentine’s sign from Sign Dreamers. This business can create a special customized sign for your loved one and set it up in their yard to surprise them.
Date: Any.
Price: $40.00 for smaller sign set ups such as “I love you”, “XOXO”, “Be Mine.” $65.00 for a standard happy Valentine’s Day sign. Contact Sign Dreamers for your own customized message!

Wicks & Wax Studio Create Your Own Candles

Technically Wicks & Wax Studio is in McKean, but it’s only a few miles from Erie. This is a super fun DIY candle studio. You can make an individual reservation with you and your partner, walk-in, or why not have a Galentine’s private party? Create your own natural soy blend candles from start to finish. You can also bring your own alcoholic beverages if you so desire.
Date: Any (except Wicks & Wax Studio is closed on Mondays).
Price: $25.00 for typical 1 hour and 30 minutes candle making experience. Contact Wicks & Wax for a private party.

Valentine Candy and Chocolate in Erie

Andora’s Bubble Tea Dessert Pack

Andora’s Bubble Tea is selling a Valentine’s Day Dessert Pack which includes your choice of 2 premium bubble tea drinks and your choice of 5 macarons.
Date: Pre-order until February 7. Pick up at Andora’s Bubble Tea on February 14, 2022.
Price: $20.

Coffee in the Park is selling a fabulous cookie box which has a dozen and a half candies and confections.
Date: Pre-order and then pick up on any of these dates: February 2, 5, 9 or 12.
Price: $20.00 per box/$25.00 per gluten free box

Erie Food Co-Op Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Grab some vegan, organic, and gluten-free chocolate covered strawberries at Erie Food Co-op.
Date: Pre-order at the cafe by February 12, 2022.
Price: TBD.

Gone Local Erie Gift Boxes

The Gone Local Erie “Be Mine Gift Box” is a great option for a ton of local food and gifts already put together. If you don’t want to go to 50 different places, check out this convenient box. It includes items from Popluck, Lake Erie Candy Company, Romolo Chocolates, Hogs & Honey, Wicks & Wax Studio, Agatha + Emily LLC, and Flagship City Press.
Date: Available within 2-4 days with pickup at Andora’s Bubble Tea Shop.
Price: $74.99.

Icing on the Lake Valentine Treats

Icing on the Lake does not disappoint when it comes to sweet treats. Some holiday options include Valentine inspired cakes, cupcakes, and cakepops, macaron box, and chocolate covered strawberries.
Date: Pre-order up until February 8th. And the store will be open on February 14.
Price: Varies per item.

Lake Erie Candy Company Has Plenty of Candy

A fun local candy company that has A LOT of V-day options is Lake Erie Candy Company. Check out all of their holiday items as well as regular candy. Plus, they have a ton of unique candy that’s hard to find elsewhere. And as a bonus, they stock delicious items from Gwen’s Crafty Cakes who is a local baker! Who wouldn’t love something from here? They also offer free local shipping.
Date: Any.
Cost: Varies per item.

Luminary Distilling Treats

Luminary Distilling has all bases covered with their many options: cakes, cookies, brownies, and chocolate covered strawberries.

Date: Pre-order before Valentine’s Day. Also stop in to grab some sweet treats.
Cost: Varies per item.

Northern Scoop Craft Ice Cream Heart-Shaped Ice Cream Cake

Order an awesome double-layered heart shaped ice cream cake (or a smaller double-layered 6-inch round one) in these flavors: coffee oreo, chocolate peanut butter cup, almond joy, or chocolate with chocolate covered strawberries.

Date: Pre-order by February 7, 2022 and pick up at South Shore Wine Company a few days before Valentine’s Day. Coordinate with Nothern Scoop for a pickup day and time!
Cost: $42.00 for a 10-inch heart shaped cake that serves 12-16 or $28.00 for a 6-inch round cake that serves 6-10.

Romolo Chocolates Valentine’s Day Sweets

Romolo Chocolate’s makes fantastic chocolates and their chocolate covered strawberries are some of the best I’ve ever had! You’re sure to find anything your significant other desires here.
Date: Any.
Price: Varies per item.
Link: (plus find additional options and gifts in store)

Sundae Vegan Desserts Please Me Box

Order one of the tantalizing Vegan dessert boxes put together by Sundae Vegan Desserts called the “Please Me” box. It includes cupcakes, chocolate bark, cookie sandwiches, brownies, and more. Check out the link below for more details.
Date: Pre-order by February 7, 2022. Pick up on February 11 at 2:00pm, or order for delivery for an additional $5.
Price: $45 per box.

Did you know that Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe has so many creative treat options? They include Valentine charcuterie tray, red velvet box, long stemmed cookie bouquets, valentine cookie mug, and create your own cookie basket! Check this shop out today for the cutest sweets. Delivery is also an option.
Date: Limited time.
Price: Varies per item.

Valentine Food Menus in Erie

Bayfront Grille Valentine’s Day Special

Bayfront Grille has these delicious options available: oysters Rockefeller, strawberry balsamic bruschetta, 28 oz. Porterhouse steak, Cajun shrimp pasta, raspberry chocolate cheesecake, and a miniature beignet trio. As of 01/21/2022 a few igloos were still available to reserve.
Date: February 12 and 13, 2022. Call to make a reservation.
Price: Varies per order.

Bayfront Grille Valentine's Igloo

Brew Ha Ha at the Colony Valentine’s Day Specials

This is not a drill! This amazing coffee shop will have 2 specials on February 13. A french toast with buttermilk bread with fresh strawberries and a Valentine’s inspired latte flight with 4 different flavors! They are moulin rouge, chocolate covered strawberry, rose + honey, and cinnamon french toast. In addition, you can order the following four items for $35.00: cookie/candy assortment (with a gluten free option), a homemade vanilla latte coffee scrub, Valentine’s coffee blend, and dark chocolate covered coffee beans.
Date: French toast and latte flight available February 13. Pre-order the $35.00 assorted package before V-Day and pick up February 12, 13, or 14.
Price: French toast is $8.00, latte flights are $15.00, and the Valentine’s Day Special is $35.00.

Brew Haha in Erie Valentine's Specials

Cloud 9 V-Day Menu

Cloud 9 would be an amazing place to spend a holiday of love. Some of the highlights of their special menu include baked garlic parmesan oysters, tuna tartare, Mediterranean platter, lobster bisque, braised pork, boursin chicken, and filet au poivre. There is a vegetarian option for all of the courses. Check out the link below that includes the entire Valentine’s dinner menu.
Date: February 14, 2022 from 4:00pm-9:00pm. Call to make a reservation.
Price: TBD, menu to be posted later this week.

Crick Coffee House & Eatery Special Valentine’s Menu

While this great restaurant is technically in Girard, it is super close to Erie. Enjoy a delicious menu at Crick Coffee House: “our breakfast special will be a raspberry and cream stuffed french toast. Dinner specials will include pot roast with carrots, potatoes, and garlic bread or pasta primavera with a side salad and garlic bread.”
Date: February 13, 2022, open 8:00am-5:00pm. Advance orders and reservations are encouraged.
Price: Varies per meal.

Juice Jar Valentine’s Smoothie Options

The Juice Jar is one of my favorite spots in Erie and it’s already decorated for Valentine’s Day. It even has some cool V-day themed items like different smoothies. I tried one of the Bundle Of Love Smoothie Bowls last week and it was so good! There is also a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie and a Heart-Beet Smoothie Bowl.
Date: Limited time.
Price: Bundle Of Love-Valentine Special Smoothie Bowl and Heart-Beet Smoothie Bowl $8.50, Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie $7.50-$9.00 depending on size

A Valentine's Day idea in Erie is to go to Juice Jar for their cute decorations and V-Day smoothie bowl

Molly Brannigan’s Valentine’s Features Menu

Head on over to Molly Brannigan’s to experience a restaurant decked out head to toe in V-day decorations. The fantastic menu features osso bucco, surf and turf, lemon garlic seafood pasta, crispy pork chop, and pistachio white chocolate mousse tart.
Date: Valentine’s decor is currently up and the Valentine’s features menu is available February 11, 12, and 14, 2022.
Price: Varies per item.

Molly Brannigan's Valentine Decor

Tipsy Bean Treats and Contest

One of the coolest coffee shops in Erie is Tipsy Bean. Their seasonal treats like cupcakes or small cakes are second to none. Also guess how many heart candies are in a jar for a chance to win a free drink and 1/2 off a pastry. Winner will be announced February 14, 2022 at 9:00am. Additionally, there are some V-day gifts for sale such as headbands from a local business: Charmain’s Custom Creations. Click that link to also purchase her cute things on Etsy!
Date: Limited time.
Price: Varies per item.

Other Things to Do Around Valentine’s Day

Cauldron & Thorne Full Moon Lunar Yoga Practice with Serene Bear Yoga

Do some yoga during the full moon at Cauldron & Thorne.
Date: February 13, 2022 at 5:30pm.
Price: $35.00.

Purrista Cat Cafe Grand Opening

Check out the grand opening of Purrista Cat Cafe! This place has been in the works for years and it’s so exciting that it’s opening!
Date: February 14, 2022 from 11:00am-1:00pm.
Price: Free for the cafe, cost varies per food and drink if purchased. There is a small fee for the cat lounge (and appointments are recommended if you wish to visit the cat lounge of the cafe).

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