7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Highway

7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Highway

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re looking for a new way to celebrate, we are here to help! Whether you’re celebrating with your sweetie or your best group of friends, the seven cities along Georgia’s Hospitality Highway have a special list of events and activities that are sure to make this Valentine’s Day the best one yet!



Atlanta Fish Market – Photo Credit: Thrillist.com

Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on this date night. Cupid’s Night Out at Atlanta Fish Market is the place to be for an intimate evening in Atlanta’s exclusive and vibrant Buckhead district. Experience live music by local musicians and enjoy tasty hors d”oeuvres, non-alcoholic drinks and a cash bar all night long. Admission is $20 online or $25 at the door on Saturday, February 9th from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.


il Giallo Osteria & Bar – Photo Credit: Sandy Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Surprise your sweetie with a night out in Sandy Springs. First stop, il Giallo Osteria and Bar. Il Giallo knows a thing or two about preparing the perfect prix fixe menu. This year, they’ve curated a spectacular four-course menu with several options to choose from in each course. And don’t forget about the wine. Il Giallo is known for their vast wine list. Finally, top off your meal with a Chef-selected dessert for two. At dinner, surprise your date with tickets to a show the following night at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. Get your laugh on at comedian Jeff Dauler’s Valentine’s Day comedy special, All You Need is Laughs. Tickets are just $25 and are available for purchase at the box office in City Springs or online here.


Tap & Six – Photo Credit: Roswell Convention & Visitors Bureau

Canton Street is a very well-known spot in Roswell, and for good reason! However, Oak Street, just south of Canton Street, is the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day. As sort of a one-stop-shop for dining, drinks, and shopping you can’t go wrong taking your Valentine out on Oak Street.

Start your night by surprising your date with a specialty gift from Serendipity. Next, head over to Tap and Six for some starters and drinks. Tap and Six has over 200 craft beers and a globally inspired wine list sure to impress. After some drinks and treats, head over to The Whiskey Project. Their menu is full of options that are sure to satisfy your honey. Stop by Oak Street in Roswell this Valentine’s Day and see what all the locals are raving about!


Salud! Cooking School – Photo Credit: Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Alpharetta has your recipe for romance this year! Add a dash of spice to your evening at the Salud! Cooking School in Alpharetta. Take a class on Valentine’s Day to skip the reservations and crowded restaurants. Learn new recipes together, brush up on your culinary techniques, and enjoy a decadent meal paired with special wines and bubbly. Alpharetta actually has four cooking school experiences so you can also take a class earlier in the month to master the recipes and cook up your own date night dinner in the comfort of your own home. For a full list of workshop experiences in Alpharetta, check out it out here.


Nido – Photo Credit: Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce

What could be more romantic than sharing delectable food and wine with your Valentine? Nido, a Spanish cafe perched above Vickery Village in Cumming, is the perfect spot for your Valentine’s Date Night! They are offering a special prix fixe menu for Valentine’s that includes a four-course meal specially paired with Spanish wine to enhance the flavor of each bite. End your evening by sharing chocolate fondue with your Valentine. The meal is priced at $75 per person and includes food, wine, tax and gratuity. To learn more about Nido, visit http://nido-cafe.com and reserve your table!


Amicalola Falls Lodge – Photo Credit: Dawsonville Convention & Visitors Bureau

North Georgia’s picturesque landscape offers the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway to Dawsonville. Enjoy a sunset dinner with your valentine at Amicalola Falls State Park and revel in the jaw dropping scenery offered here. The Maple Resturant at Amicalola Falls Lodge is offering a special Valentine’s Day Buffet and Valentine’s Day 4-Course Menu for dinner on Thursday, February 14th from 5pm to 9pm. Reservations are recommended. Call 706-344-1521 to reserve your table today!


Frogtown Cellars Winery – Photo Credit: Dahlonega Convention & Visitors Bureau

Make a weekend out of it and head up to Dahlonega for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway in the mountains. Spend the weekend visiting award winning wineries in the heart of Georgia wine country. Relax and unwind at one of Dahlonega’s award-winning spas. Many of Dahlonega’s day spas offer a wide range of massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, and pedicures. Call ahead to book your couples massage or inquire about special Valentine’s Day packages! For more inspiration, visit the Dahlonega page here.

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