Valentine’s Day Weekend in Downtown Dallas: Five Last Minute Ideas You Haven’t Considered

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Valentine’s Day Weekend in Downtown DallasWhether you’re looking to have a fresh, fun and modern Valentine’s Day Weekend, bring back some old-school romance with your long-time love, entertain frivolous fun with friends, or celebrate the anti-Valentine’s Day, the West End Historic District and surrounding downtown districts offer you options for everyone all weekend long. From starry-eyed lovers to crotchety curmudgeons, there is no cross-section of Dallas that won’t be able to find the perfect downtown Dallas restaurants, activities, shows, and clubs to suit their exact needs this Valentine’s Day Weekend.

The Historic West End District & Surrounding Attractions

The historic West End district sits in the heart of downtown Dallas amidst crowd-pleasing destination spots including, but certainly not limited to, the following: House of Blues, Wild Bill’s, Hard Rock Café Dallas, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial, Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse, Dallas World Aquarium, Spaghetti Warehouse, Klyde Warren Park, Ellen’s Southern Café, Medusa Dallas, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Reunion Tower, Circle G Carriages, Nasher Sculpture Center, Majestic Theatre, Thanks-Giving Square, The Dallas Holocaust Museum, Sonny Bryan’s, W Dallas, American Airlines Center, Hoffbrau Steakhouse, Six Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas Museum of Art, Dick’s Last Resort, Myerson Symphony Center, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Gators, Winspear Opera House, RJ Mexican Cuisine, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas Segway Tours and so much more.

Fun and Romantic Events for Valentine’s Day Weekend

DINNER & A MOVIE WITH DALLAS FISH MARKET AND THE MAJESTIC

Saturday, February 13th will be a perfect night out in Downtown Dallas. Join The Majestic Theater for a special screening of “It Happened One Night” at 5:00 pm. At 7:30 pm, enjoy a three-course dinner from Executive Chef Richard Triptow at Dallas Fish Market.

February 13, 2016 
5pm
Dallas Fish Market 
1501 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201 

THE W’S THE FRIEND ZONE HOSTED BY DALLASITES101

Welcome to The Friend Zone! The remixed Valentine’s soiree for Dallas’ hottest Dallasites, single or not! Amplify your weekend at W Dallas—Victory! Bring your bestie to mix and mingle 33 floors above the Dallas Skyline. We’ve got a DJ on the decks and a cash bar to keep those good vibes flowing.

February 13, 2016 
10pm—2am 
W Dallas – Victory 
2440 Victory Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75219 

VALENTINE’S DAY AT THE CRESCENT CLUB

Romance awaits this Valentine’s Day weekend at the sophisticated Crescent Club. Celebrate by treating your loved one to an extravagant four-course dinner featuring breathtaking views of Dallas. The Valentine’s Day menu is available on Friday, February 12, 2016 and Sunday, February 14, 2016. The evening will feature the best in fine dining, music by a talented violinist and a special takeaway gift following the meal.

February 12, 2016 & February 14, 2016
6pm—10pm
Rosewood Crescent 
200 Crescent Court Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75201

Downtown Dallas Valentine’s Day Weekend for the Young at Heart

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL AT CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART 

Say goodbye to the Year of the Ram and celebrate the Year of the Monkey at the Crow Collection’s signature Chinese New Year Festival. Highlights include must-see performances every hour, traditional Chinese New Year art making activities, calligraphy demonstrations, face painting, fortune telling, and much more. Come early to enjoy the food trucks and lion dances, and stay late for our grand finale fireworks display in the heart of the Dallas Arts District.

February 13, 2016
11am—7:30pm
Crow Collection of Asian Art
2010 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201

AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE—DALLAS

Turn Dallas into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Start when you want and play at your pace.

February 13, 2016
9am—6pm
Union Station
400 S Houston St
Dallas, TX 75202
Horse and Carriage Rides Dallas West End

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend in the West End

For those in search of something simple and elegant, don’t forget that your downtown Dallas Valentine’s Day won’t be complete without the following:

  • A Picante de la Casa cocktail and Ahi Tuna Nachos at RJ Mexican Cuisine
  • A moonlit Circle G carriage ride around the Historic West End
  • A Tomahawk Ribeye for two at Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse alongside a spectacular bottle of 2012 Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon AND
  • A plethora of safe and easy ways home, included covered, lot, and street parking, as well as the ever-convenient West End DART Rail Station.

Happy Valentine’s Day from the West End Historic Association (WEHA), and whatever your plans may be this weekend, make sure you plan on getting home safe!