Valentine’s Day Dinners & Events in Brainerd MN

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Plan a romantic Valentine's Day for two or a special family outing this year in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Rafferty's is known for their heart shaped pizza on Valentine's Day, and many of the resorts and restaurants in Brainerd offer special deals and packages for the holiday weekend. Reservations are recommended for any Brainerd Lakes Area dining specials.

Valentine’s Farmers Market – Cuyuna Range Farmers Market

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We can’t wait until summer to see our customers!!
Mark it on the calendar! Bring a friend! Come warm up during the fishing contest!

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Valentine Flower Workshop with Chocolates and Cider at Woodlore Cider

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the holiday of love with making a flower arrangement while enjoying chocolate and hard cider!

A flower stem bar will be set up to pick your blooms to play with to make a small flower arrangement to be enjoyed!

Ticket price includes flowers and vase, a complimentary pint of cider and chocolate from a local business Fancy Pants Chocolates!

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Valentine Snowshoe Hike – Northland Arboretum

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrate Valentines Day at the Northland Arboretum. Enjoy a guided 1.5 hour lit snowshoe hike through the woods. After the hike you will receive chocolates and a certificate for a heart shaped pizza, all included in the price.

Please bring your own snowshoes. Snowshoes are also available to rent from our Visitor Center for an additional fee if needed.
$55 per couple/ Open to Public

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Daddy Daughter Dance at Gather on 3

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come on Barbie Let’s Go Party at our 3rd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance!

Hey Dad! Grab your princess, get dressed up, and dance the night away on February 10th at our Barbie-Themed Event! Enjoy a DJ, Guest Princesses, a Photo Booth, Kiddie Cocktails, a Buffet Dinner, and a Dessert Bar!

Saturday, February 10th at Gather On 3 Event Center at The Woods

  • Doors open 5:30pm
  • Dinner Buffet begins 6:00pm
  • Dance 7:00pm – 10:00pm
  • $59/Daddy & Daughter Duo (Additional Daughter(s) = $15)!
  • Get your tickets now

We can’t wait to see you!

For any questions, please contact us at 218-822-4330 or

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Valentine’s Meal – Brainerd American Legion

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join The Brainerd American Legion Post 255 for a Valentine’s meal. We will be serving beef tenderloin, buttered baby red potatoes, asparagus, house salad, roll and a special desert. A glass of wine or champaign will be included!

Please RSVP by calling the club 218-829-2249 or signing up with the bartender.
Cost is $35 per person.

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Smooch A Pooch at Buster Park

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brainerd Parks and Recreation is putting their annual Smooch A Pooch kissing booth in the shy side of the Dog Park on February 13th at 5 PM.

Make sure you head over to Buster Park, 1101 East River Road Brainerd, MN 56401 to get your picture taken with your pup! Free Photos Provided by Tadych Photography

First 12 dogs receive a doggie bandana donated by Pampered pets

Don’t forget to treat your dog by bringing them to the dog park for Valentine’s Day! Maybe even arrange for a doggie date?

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Valentine’s Dinner – Green Lantern Bar and Grill

February 14 @ 5:00 pm

Our Valentine’s Dinner will feature; Carved Sirloin, Shrimp Scampi, Champagne Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Veggie, Garden Salad, Dinner Roll & Dessert. $39.95. Make your reservation today! 218-764-2323

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Special – Pequot Lakes American Legion

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Treat your Sweetheart to a wonderful dinner in a nice family atmosphere, you cannot go wrong with the food or the price!

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Valentine’s Beer Pairing Dinner – Big Axe Brewing

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a four course meal prepared by Chef AJ. You’ll get four unique courses, each paired with one of our beers for a unique and fun tasting experience. $50 per person, reservations required, please call 218-961-2337

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Valentines Day Sushi Rolling Class at The Woods

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Valentine’s Day for our Couples Sushi Rolling Class! Because nothing screams “I love you” like sushi!

  • All You Can Roll, All You Can Eat, All You Can Take Home!
  • Beer, wine & sake available for purchase

Reserve your spot now!

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Paint Your Sweetheart – Crossing Arts Alliance

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking for something different to do this Valentine’s Day? We have a fun Valentine’s/Galentine’s date in store for you at The Crossing Arts Alliance!

Bring some wine and come on in this February 14th from 6 – 8pm for an evening of painting and laughter! You’ll be guided in creating a watercolor portrait and an abstract blind contour drawing of your partner. Results may vary from impressive to hilarious as you reveal your final portraits to one another. Make art and memories together! $10 per person, materials included.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner – The Classic Grill

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Let the ambiance of The Classic Grill be the backdrop for a romantic evening, complete with a special Valentine’s Day menu you’re sure to love.

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“‘Til Death Do Us Part” Murder Mystery Dinner at Gather on 3

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Mark your calendars for “‘Til Death Do Us Part” Murder Mystery Dinner on February 16th!

We were so sad to have to turn so many of you away after selling out so quickly for our last Murder Mystery Dinner, so we decided to bring you another one just two days after Valentine’s Day!

Grab your significant other, your galentines, or organize a group date and join us for a PG13-R rated Murder Mystery Dinner where YOU could be the convicted murderer!

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