Whether you're single, coupled up or want to spend V Day with your friends, we have rounded up options on where to stay, dine and have fun.


The Sanctuary Hotel offers the Romance Package which comes complete with 12 chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of sparking wine, a 2pm late checkout and a rose petal turndown starting at $361 a night. If traveling solo or with friends, opt for the Netflix & Chill package which comes complete with sparkling wine, a $100 in room dining credit, robes and slippers, a 2pm late checkout as well as three free on demand movies of your choice. Your stay comes with access to The Equinox gym at Rockefeller Center to indulge in classes or purchase luxury spa treatments like their 18k facial.

For All The Single Ladies - Find Love at Grand Bazaar NYC's Sweethearts Bazaar on Sunday, February 10th

Pick-up handmade Valentine sweets, gifts or a significant other from 11am-3pm. Singles are invited to meet a special someone while exploring the Sweethearts Bazaar at New York City’s largest curated indoor and outdoor weekly market. Sign-up with LoveMaze and be paired with your perfect Valentine by using their scientific match-making algorithm. You'll be matched with your perfect valentine while having fun getting to know each of them and the event's 100+ vendors. Prepay $24-$36 to find your match & entrance to Grand Bazaar NYC is always free. 30% of the ticket price will be donated to four local public schools benefiting over 4,000 children. For more information visit click HERE.

Valentine's Day Dinners Perfect For Couples - Valentine's Day at Nerai

Nerai, known for their haute Greek cuisine, will offer a five-course price fix meal for $125 with optional wine pairings for $45. Start your meal with white asparagus soup, a roasted rainbow beet salad and truffle gnocchi and choose between main course options of lobster pasta, wild aegean stone bass or filet mignon. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Sokolatina (a blonde salted chocolate mousse with raspberry glaze, white chocolate and a black cherry sorbet) and an Aphrodite's Embrace (greek yogurt crème with strawberries and lemon meringue) to share. For more information and reservations click HERE.

Valentine's Day at Bell Book & Candle

Bell Book & Candle will serve up a seven course vegan tasting menu in addition to a seven course non-vegan tasting menu so that vegans and meat lovers alike can enjoy their very own individual tasting menus together, side by side. The concept at Bell Book & Candle finds inspiration from regions of America and revolves around local, organic, sustainable and overall responsible procurement. The menu cycles are seasonal and heavily influenced on production from the restaurant's aeroponic rooftop garden. Executive Chef John Mooney will prepare caramelized tofu, roasted cauliflower soup with toasted hazelnuts and black truffle and spinach and wild mushroom taco for the vegan menu. Non vegan items include surf & turf with grass fed beef filet & crab stuffed Montauk fluke with potato gratin, wilted spinach, and Old Bay butter, a quail egg benedict with osetra, house cured salmon and béarnaise as well as lobster tacos with tomatillo avocado salsa.  Both menus are $75 per person or $200 per couple, which includes a bottle of Cremant de Bourgogne Brut. For more information or to make your reservation, please click HERE.

Sugar Momma Serves Up an Affordable Feast on V-Day

Sugar Momma is offering a $35 banquet style multi course Valentine's Day menu courtesy of Executive Chef Brent Hudson for you and a loved one to enjoy at this cheeky FiDi restaurant. Start the evening with a drink on them and prepare for a four-course feast. Snack items to start include prawn crackers and spicy pork crackling, before heading onto a first course of coconut shrimp with xo honey garlic butter, micro popcorn shoots, and sesame seeds. Course two offers scallion pancakes with Peking duck, cucumber, cilantro, crispy shallots, and hoisin followed by a poached chicken salad with green papaya, spicy cucumber, nacho pear, roast cashews, and Nahm Jim or Mommas Massaman curry with roast chicken breast, pumpkin, peanuts, kaffir lime, and Thai basil. Bookings can be made by clicking HERE or at the Supar Momma Instagram HERE.

Indulge in Indian on Valentine's Day at Utsav

Utsav will offer up a special Prix Fixe menu for Valentine's Day for $55, which comes with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Starters include butter chicken kulcha with mini bread and butter chicken filling, dahi palak kabab with spinach and a cheese patty, Vadouvan spiced scallops that are pan seared and served with raspberry chutney. Main courses include chicken Bharta with pulled chicken in a cashew cream sauce, Tandoori baby vegetables and a sea bass rasa with herbs, Kaffir lime and Kerala coconut curry all of which are served with saffron rice, kali dal and choice of tandoori breads. Dessert includes Gulab Jamun, crème Brûlée and sharabi kheer.  For reservations click HERE.

For Singles, Friends & Couples Alike... 

Game of Thrones Star Finn Jones to DJ at Freehold's Instant Classic Party on Valentine's Day 
The Instant Classic will be a 70's dance party inspired, five part live music series event launching on Valentine's Day featuring a rotating five piece house band collective and will include guest appearances from members of notable bands such as The Knocks, LCD Soundsystem, St. Lucia, WET, Sinkane, Midnight Magic, Blue Detiger, VHS Collection, Holy Ghost, Delsonido, Cole Ramstad, and Escort. Each live show is focused around the genres of funk, disco and sounds of the late 70's & early 80's, will include an opening act by a notable local DJ to get the party loose, and will close with a world touring DJ who will have partygoers getting down on the dance floor. The performers will be announced 2+ weeks prior to each event. Past performances have included Gary Clark Jr., Misterwives, Buddy, The Knocks, St. Lucia & more. The series will consist of five shows beginning February 14, 2019 through to end of spring. RSVP@freeholdbrooklyn.com HERE.

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