Celebrate Love this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for romantic staycation packages to drinks out with your gals, we’ve rounded up some of the best things to do this Valentine’s Day in Hartford. 

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Set the Mood: 

Stay at The Goodwin Hotel for a romantic staycation. Where luxury and romance come together, The Goodwin makes you fall in love all over again. As you enter through the room doors you are greeted by beautiful rose petals, a bottle of champagne, and tasty Munson’s chocolates. A stay here with your Valentine will definitely set the mood! 

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Maybe you and your partner need to unwind and relax, consider booking an appointment together at Healing Hands Massage of Hartford. When you are done with the massage, grab one-of-a-kind cannolis from Mozzicato’s Bakery and snuggle up at home.

Enjoy Nature: 

Check out Elizabeth Park. Even in the winter the park is booming with beauty and romance. Stop by one of Hartford’s tasty coffee shops, grab your coat and scarf and head out for a stroll! 

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Toss a bunch of blankets and pillows in your car, order authentic Vietnamese take out from Banh Meee, pop the trunk open and enjoy a beautiful sunset at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. 

Get Artsy:

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Dress up and head to The Bushnell. The 2023 Connecticut Ballet: Be my Valentine shows at 7:30pm on Valentine’s Day night. Consider popping in to one of our favorite happy hour locations before the show with bae. 

Grab the gals for this one! Valentine’s Day Paint & Sips is back at Red Rock Tavern on February 11th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Experience a Valentine's Day themed canvas paint session while you sip on your favorite drinks and munch on delicious bites from Red Rock Tavern!

Is your lover into theater? Surprise them with tickets to Theater Works Hartford. On Valentine’s Day at 7:30pm Queen of Basel is being shown. Queen of Basel is a true drama and will keep the both of you on the edge of your seats as the main character, Julia battles through a big blowout with her father. 

Friendly Competition:

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Who doesn't love bowling? This is the perfect Valentine’s date if your vibe is not a candle light dinner. Ducks on the Ave is the last duckpin alley in Hartford, located right on Farmington Ave. There is both beer and wine for purchase, so grab a drink, lace up your shoes and put your game face on!

Love is in the air here in Hartford! However you choose to celebrate, don’t forget to tag @experiencehartford in your photos.

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