Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day All Month Long In New Hampshire
From romantic getaways in the White Mountains to family-friendly festivals, there are lots of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in New Hampshire all month long.
Snowshoe & Spa
One of Appalachian Mountain Club’s most popular retreats is back this year on February 9-11. Explore the Crawford Notch on snowshoe, then treat yourself to a luxurious spa experience at the Omni Mt. Washington Resort. Snowshoe & Spa weekend fills up fast so make your reservations now.
Bingo & Beer
Want a break from the trivia scene? Head to Stark Brewing Company on February 12 for Valentine’s Day Bingo! Proceeds support Bridges: Domestic and sexual violence support of greater Nashua and Milford. It’s $10 to play, and you can get a free game if you bring one of their requested donation items. Details here.
A Valentine’s Day Rat Pack Night
Friday February 9 at Tuscan Kitchen Portsmouth, treat your Valentine (or yourself!) to a four-course dinner and live entertainment by Mike Dutra & the Strictly Sinatra Rat Pack Band. Dinner includes a tasting of artisan cured meats and cheeses and stars braised short rib with grilled ciabatta. Get your tickets here.
Take A Romantic Getaway For Two
Surprise your Valentine with a stay at Christmas Farm Inn & Spa. Book their Romance Package for a relaxing two night stay, a full country breakfast each morning, as well as any of their $100 spa treatments, and a bottle of champagne waiting in your room. Call the front desk at (603) 383-4313 to book now or book online.
Wine Tasting & Game Night
LaBelle Winery and Diversions Puzzles & Games have joined forces for a night of party games and wine tasting on Friday February 16. No preregistration necessary; details here.
Stargazing, Sleighs, & Spirits
Friday February 16, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride at Coppal House Farm then warm up by the bonfire. Afterwards, head just a mile down the road to Flag Hill Distillery & Winery’s for a tour and a tasting of their award winning spirits. Sleigh Rides start at 5:30, 6:15, 7:00, and 7:45 pm; call Coppal House Farm at 603-659-3572 to reserve your seat.
Winter Blues Festival
Winter blues got you down? Head to The Flying Monkey on February 23 for a night of blues with Sugar Ray Norcia (Bluetones), Jerry Portnoy (Muddy Waters/Eric Clapton), Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Big Bill Morganfield (son of Muddy Waters), Jason Ricci and Mr. Nick & The Dirty Tricks. Tickets start at $29, get yours here.
Valentine’s Day Getaway
The Inn at Pleasant Lake is offering Valentine’s Weekend Getaway packages and if you can get away midweek, a Valentine’s Day special. Package includes two nights in your choice of room with a bottle of house wine and house-made chocolates, a dozen roses, their signature five course dinner for two, and a hearty country breakfast each morning. Make your reservations here.
Crackle & Hops Winter Festival
This free winter festival at Smuttynose Brewing Company on February 18 is not to be missed. Expect food, fun, a bonfire, and a trebuchet that slings close to 100lbs (we don’t know why either but it sounds fun). Event details here.
3rd Annual Wine Trail Barrel Event Weekend
February 24-25, sample barrel-tastings from six Seacoast wineries for just $10. You can start your barrel tasting tour at any of the featured wineries. Pro-Tip: spread it out over two days so you can be safe and savor the experience. We recommend starting at Flag Hill Winery & Distillery.
Annual Chocolate Festival
The “sweetest day on the trails” returns Sunday February 25. Cross country ski or snowshoe North Conway with trailside stops for chocolate prepared everyway imaginable. Be sure to leave room for a chocolate martini at Stonehurst Manor! Participating locations and details here.
Want more ideas for winter fun in New Hampshire? Try our 10 Unique NH Experiences To Brighten Up Your Winter.