As the month of February unfolds, a wonderful aroma of love begins to set in downtown. Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, marking a time to celebrate love and relationships. Let’s look at some ideas to make sure this Valentine’s Day is genuinely special in the quaint heart of our city. From picturesque picnics to creative expeditions, you’re sure to find a way to celebrate.
Imagine yourself lying on a blanket beneath a starry sky surrounded by the quiet beauty of nature. Downtown Abilene offers several picturesque spots, such as Everman Park where you can enjoy a romantic picnic. Adding your favorite snacks, bottle of wine, and special someone you are bound to have a great time with someone.
For those with artistic dispositions, Abilene’s art scene offers a distinctive setting for a Valentine’s Day infused with creativity. Attend a local art class together or wander through the Grace Museum to appreciate the captivating works on display.
Experience a culinary journey through Abilene’s local restaurants. From cozy cafes to exquisite dining establishments, the city offers a diverse range of culinary experiences. Plan a foodie tour, relishing distinct meals at every location and let the flavors of Abilene infuse into your Valentine’s Day festivities.
- Valentine’s Date Night at The Mill
- Valentine’s Dinner Menu at Smokehouse Abilene (menu pictured below)
- Cypress Street (Flowers delivered to your table on Valentine’s Day! With Evergreen Floral – pre-order your Valentine’s Day reservation.)
- Giveaway from Brim.Style
- Texas Star Trading Co.
- A Very Happy Valentine’s with Flower Boys, Espressoak, Karson’s and Oh Butter at Seven & One Books
As Valentine’s Day approaches, create memorable memories that can last a lifetime. Abilene offers a canvas for Valentine’s Day to remember, whether it’s a gourmet expedition, a starry-night picnic, or an artistic excursion. I hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day that is full of love, joy, and charmful time spent with loved ones.
- Feb 8 – Valentine Make-n-Take during ArtWalk 5-8 pm
- Feb 10 – Teen Docent Valentine’s Party 12-2 pm
- Feb 15 – Grace Studio: Print in Pairs 6-8 pm
For a complete listing of downtown merchants, click here.