Roses are red, violets are blue, here are some great ways to spend V-Day with your boo!
Several attractions and restaurants are spreading the love with dinner specials, live music, and romantic settings, but if you’re looking for unique ways to celebrate, check out Chocolate Lovers Weekend at Huber’s for wine and sweets or Kindle the Flame at the Vintage Fire Museum to keep things lit.
Here’s a trifecta of indulgence to enjoy on Valentine’s Day.
Chocolate Lover’s Weekend at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards
Huber’s is hosting the Indiana Uplands Wine Tour’s annual Chocolate Lover’s Weekend event Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9 and 10. You can sample delicious chocolate treats paired carefully with wines from the trail’s nine Indiana wineries: Best Vineyards, Brown County Winery, Butler Winery, French Lick Winery, Huber Winery, Oliver Winery, Owen Valley Winery, Turtle Run Winery and Winzerwald Winery. Bonus weekend: Huber’s loves the event so much, they continue the chocolate-tasting fun featuring Huber’s own wines the following weekend, Feb. 16 and 17. You must be 21 and over to participate in the wine tasting.
When: Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 9 & 10; 16 & 17
Where: Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards, 19816 Huber Road, Starlight
Consider this special Valentine’s feast, also happening in scenic Starlight.
Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant’s Valentine’s Day Menu
If you’ve never dined at Joe Huber’s, you’re in for a fabulous farm and food experience. On Thursday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 17, Joe Huber’s will serve a special Valentine’s Day menu. Couples can choose a Country Platter Dinner OR Prime Dinner for Two, which includes a bottle of Huber’s wine OR an appetizer, and dessert. Hit the dance floor with live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 4 - 8 p.m., and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
When: 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 - 17; 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17
Where: Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant, 2421 Engle Road, Starlight
Cost: $59.95 per couple (does not include beverage, tax or gratuity) Reservations are recommended by calling: 812-923-5255
How about a snuggly seat on a fire engine? Yes, a fire engine!
Kindle the Flame at Vintage Fire Museum
Hold your sweetheart’s hand and tour this museum’s impressive red-hot collection. You’ll see beautiful restored fire engines, hand pumpers, chemical engines, horse-drawn steamers, early motorized engines and other equipment dating back from 1756. After your tour, you’ll be treated to Schimpff’s heart-shaped cinnamon red hots, a Champagne toast while seated on a fire engine, and a free commemorative photo of your experience.
When: 5- 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14
Where: Vintage Fire Museum, 723 Spring St., Jeffersonville
Cost: $20 per couple
If you’re looking for romantic views and riverside dining, then look no further!
Riverfront Valentine’s Day Dinner at Olive Leaf Bistro
Olive Leaf Bistro offers great views from its riverside dining room and patio year-round. On Feb. 14, couples are invited to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine from the special Valentine’s Day menu, live entertainment and drink specials in a romantic atmosphere with spectacular riverfront views.
When: 5 - 10 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14
Where: Olive Leaf Bistro, 130 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville
Cost: à la carte Reservations are recommended by calling: 812-913-1252
Dine and dance at this gorgeous venue located in the heart of Jeffersonville
Valentines Dinner Hosted by 300 Spring
Event space 300 Spring is hosting a dinner with live entertainment at its historic and beautiful venue in Jeffersonville. Guests will be treated to a catered dinner by Huber’s Family Restaurant and groove to the musical vibes of Me and You the Acoustic Duo.
When: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14
Where: 300 Spring St., Jeffersonville
Cost: $40 per person
This intimate café is great for a not-so-crowded lovers’ night out
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Café 157
Make your reservation at Café 157 for a romantic dinner made from scratch, served on real China. This local favorite is ready to cater to lovebirds with a four-course dinner featuring beef tenderloin, scallops and more in a laid-back atmosphere with rotating art from visual artists across the region. It’s great food and an art gallery all-in-one!
When: Thursday, Feb. 14; 5 - 8 p.m.
Where: 157 E. Main St., New Albany
Cost: $25 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
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