Are you looking for great Valentine’s Day ideas?  If you are like me, I try to find unique gifts that I think my true love may like.  So, where to begin?  Well,  you could go for a romantic gift, or perhaps if you have a partner like my husband, he prefers to do rather than receive material things.  With that in mind, I started searching for romantic things to do for Valentine’s Day as well a few adventurous experiences.  Instead of just giving candy and a card, I like to mix it up a little and keep him guessing.  I find that when I give a gift of adventure for Valentine’s Day, it’s something that we share and enjoy together.   Since we are lucky enough to live on a beautiful coast, there is an advantage for creating a romantic Valentine’s Day evening. Here are a few Valentine’s Day ideas that you may find interesting.

Eco-Boat Tour: with Mote Aquarium:  Take a boat ride along the Sarasota Bay with a marine biologist. Have the chance to see dolphins, manatees, osprey, eagles and other wildlife in their own habitat. Non-members $29 Adults & $25 Children.  For more information visit

Serenade Your Love: Primo, 8076 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. February 14th. You don’t have to do the singing!  Listen to pOpera Sparrow & Locke (Husband & Wife Duo) while dining at Primo.  The talented couple will sing your favorite love songs during dinner. Call for reservations, 941-359-3690

Say Yes All Over Again: Valentine’s Day at the Beach in Siesta Key.  Renew your wedding vows on one of the most beautiful beaches in the U.S.  This event has been so popular over the years that the second location is Venice Beach.  The renewal will be done in a group fashion so you may want to plan ahead.  This is usually an event that gets closed out fairly quickly.

Festival of the Arts: February 10-11th. Downtown Sarasota. This is one big art festival you don’t want to miss. The 30th Annual Festival of the Arts will kick off Saturday at 10 AM. Pick up something special to remember this special day together.  I like to buy art with my better half because it is something that we keep and talk about later.

Pre-Valentine’s Day at Capital Grille: February 13th, Start a new tradition with Valentine’s Eve at Capital Grille.  When you come for dinner the day before Valentine’s Day, Capital Grille will sweeten the dinner with complimentary champagne and dark chocolate covered strawberries. Call for reservations, 941-256-3647

Dinner at Season’s 52, February 11th-13th: Three-course menu for $60 per Couple: Three Seasons has put together a special menu if you want to celebrate before Valentine’s Day. Dine on lobster bisque, wood grilled filet mignon and of course dessert! Call for reservations, 941-702-9652

Valentine’s Day should be spent having a great time with that special person in your life.  Valentines Day Gifts can be events that are shared.  Having a wonderful experience together sometimes is the best gift.  Perhaps a laugh or two, a great bottle of wine and a wonderful sunset to end the romantic evening.

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Valentines Day Ideas and Romantic Gift Ideas
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