Valentine Day in Miami

Sabah Drabu

4 mins read

Feb 15, 2024


How to Make the Most of Valentines in Miami?

Roses are red; violets are blue; on this Valentine’s Day, you should be in Miami with your baby boo!

While Paris often takes the crown for romantic getaways, here’s a little secret – Miami, with its diverse and vibrant activities, can give the City of Love a run for its money.

So, why settle for clichés when you can spice up your love story with the sizzling charm of Miami? This Valentine’s Day in Miami, we’re turning up the heat and offering a curated list of the best things to do for all you lovestruck individuals on the 14th of February. Let’s get started!

Beach Picnic by Moonlight

We can only start a list of things to do in Miami by mentioning its beaches. Miami’s white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters set the stage for a romantic beach picnic. Grab the wine, spread a blanket, and enjoy a candlelit dinner by the water. Walk hands in hand or dip your toes in the ocean – the perfect recipe to rekindle the romance.

Rooftop Romance at Rooftop Cinema Club

A classic movie date with a twist is what a couple needs. Skip the regular cinema and head to Rooftop Cinema Club for city views, a gentle breeze, and outdoor movie magic. Relax, munch popcorn, and let the sparks fly under the stars.

Candle Making at Candle Land Miami

Create candles at Candle Land Miami to add a personal touch to your Miami Valentine’s Day. Get your hands dirty and craft candles together. Choose from locations in Coral Gables, Wynwood, or Fort Lauderdale. You can also opt for the candle-making plus a floral arrangement workshop to make it fancier.

Stargazing Adventure in Palmetto Bay

There is no need to leave Miami to glimpse the stars. Head to Bill Sadowski Park for free stargazing sessions by the Southern Cross Astronomical Society. Sharing a romantic moment under the vast night sky will illuminate your Valentine’s like the stars.

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Opera Night at The Betsy

For music lovers, The Betsy offers an Opera show featuring talented performers and famous love themes. Sip a complimentary glass of bubbly and let the music weave a romantic atmosphere. At the Besty, your date night will hit all the right notes.

Roller Skating Revival at Miami Roller Rink

Let’s bring back some nostalgia with roller skating at Miami Roller Rink. Lace-up, hold hands, and let the good times roll. Whether you’re reliving your childhood or creating new memories, it’s a foolproof date filled with fun and laughter.

Moonlit Kayaking at Oleta River State Park

Here’s an opportunity for adventurous couples! Try moonlit kayaking at Oleta River State Park. Paddle through mangroves, enjoy the serene waters of Biscayne Bay, and end the night on a small island with a bonfire and s’mores. You’ll get a perfect setting for that perfect kiss under the stars.

Sunset Serenity at The Cleat

Discover The Cleat, a chic waterfront bar inside Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. Whether at the terrazzo bar or with your toes in the sand, it’s an idyllic spot for panoramic ocean views. Sip on ice-cold drinks and enjoy a blissful sunset with your special someone.

Coral Castle Museum: A Mysterious Love Story

Unravel the mysterious love story behind Coral Castle’s construction. Edward Leedskalnin built this limestone structure out of heartbreak, and it is a unique destination that adds intrigue and romance to your Valentine’s Day in Miami.

Private Cruise on Miami Bay

Nothing will ever beat a romantic evening on a private cruise with a stunning sea and city skyline view. From Haulover Marine to Oleta Park, Miami Bal Harbor, and Haulover sandbar, you’ll enjoy occasional swims, walks along secluded sandbars, and sunset moments with a glass of wine.

Romantic Stroll at Bill Baggs State Park

Escape the city’s hustle to Bill Baggs State Park. Take a romantic stroll, enjoy breathtaking views, and let the Coral Lighthouse be your backdrop. Voted as one of the top ten beaches in America, Bill Baggs State Park has the potential to bloom passion in every heart.

Create Your Own Couples Candle at Candle Land

Illuminate your love by creating your candles at Candle Land. Choose a location, grab your apron, and walk through the process with your partner. It’s not just about lighting candles but crafting memories together.

Competitive Fun at Puttshack

For couples who love a bit of competition, head to Puttshack for a neon-filled indoor mini-golf. Sip on craft cocktails, navigate the nine-hole course, and let the loser buy dinner onsite. It’s a playful and entertaining way to celebrate Miami Valentine’s Day.

Latin Dance Night at Ball & Chain

Give your relationship a shakeup with live Latin music at Ball & Chain. Sip on mojitos, dance into each other’s arms, and don’t worry if you’ve got two left feet – free dance lessons are here to save the day.

Candlelight Concert Series for a Musical Evening

Immerse yourself in a romantic evening surrounded by candlelight and enchanting music. The Candlelight Concert series offers a memorable date experience from Pinecrest Gardens to the Scottish Rite Temple. Treat your significant other to a gift card for a concert of their choice.

Nature Escape: Exploring the Everglades

Connect with nature and your loved one with a journey into the Everglades—lace up for a day hike or a tram ride through Shark Valley. The Everglades offer a unique South Florida experience for adventurous lovebirds.

Cozy Jazz Night at Lagniappe

End your Valentine’s Day in Miami on a cozy note at Lagniappe. With mismatched patio furniture, bistro lights, live jazz music, and a relaxed vibe, it’s the perfect spot to unwind. Select a bottle and enjoy it with charcuterie and shareable snacks – a laidback and casual way to wrap up your romantic celebration.

Your Ultimate Valentine’s Dinner Served by CookinGenie

As we gear up for Valentine’s Day, the options for creating that perfect moment are endless. But here’s the kicker – we’re introducing a game-changer, a trump card that elevates your romance game and does it right in the comfort of your home.

You can plan the perfect dinner under your roof with a personal chef from CookinGenie at your service. No need to worry about menus, shopping, or post-dinner cleanup. Just slip into your best outfit, and voila – a personal chef will handle the rest. With a private chef in Miami this Valentine’s, you’ll have butterflies in your tummy and yummy dishes on your table.

The Dreamiest Valentine

A Miami-style Valentine’s Day is more than just dinner and roses. Let the love flow, the sparks fly, and Miami be the backdrop to your dreamy, romantic tale. Cheers to a Valentine’s Day that’s as sizzling as the Miami sun and as unforgettable as the love you share.

Sabah Drabu

Co-Founder & CEO

Sabah Drabu is a foodie, engineer, and the Co-founder & CEO of CookinGenie. She created the platform in 2019 to connect local chefs with at-home diners, making hiring personal chefs more accessible. Sabah's idea has evolved into a service people use for parties, vacation rentals, and family gatherings.

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