Looking for something lovely to do this Valentine's Day in Northwest Indiana? We've put together some Valentine's date ideas and events happening around the region to enjoy with your special someone!

Fate of the Moonstruck Dinner

Fate of the Moonstruck Dinner

Byway Brewing's infamous 5-course Valentine's Day Dinner is back! Reserve your tickets early to indulge in these well crafted dishes with your special someone. Each course of this dinner is also perfectly paired with a beer or wine. Get your tickets here.



Farmhouse wine and bourbon dinner

Wine & Bourbon Dinner

Get your tickets for this specialty dinner and tasting at The Farmhouse Restaurant in Fair Oaks Farms on February 12, 2022! This special night will also include live music and dancing for all the lovebirds out there. Special hotel room rates, with a gift in each room, are also available for couples looking to truly relax into the romance of the weekend! Find more details here.



Valentine's Day at Anderson's Winery

Valentine’s Day at Anderson’s Winery & Vineyard

Treat your special someone with wine flights and live music from the Lakeside Artist’s Guild this Valentine’s Day. This elegant night at Anderson's will be a treat for your ears and your tastebuds! Get your tickets and find more information at their Facebook event.


Love Letters at Center for Visual and Performing Arts

“Love Letters” at Theatre at The Center

This annual show is back with Philip Potempa and Jeannie Rapstad perfect for a Valentine’s date night! Get your tickets for this dinner and show that will have you laughing and crying as you hear the stories of two lovers told with letters of their love to each other spanning 50 years. Get your tickets here.


Cupid is Stupid at Aftermath Cidery

Cupid Is Stupid at Aftermath

Maybe Valentine’s Day isn’t what you were looking forward to this year. Luckily, Aftermath Cidery and Winery has you covered with this Anti-Valentine’s Day Party where you can enjoy specialty “anti-love” drinks a DJ and more! Find out more here.


Salt Cave & Wellness Spa of St. John

Relax and Unwind

The Salt Cave & Wellness Center is a unique experience that offers halotherapy. Book a time to breathe in the benefits of Himalayan salt and relax with your loved one or friends this Valentine’s Day. The Salt Cave also has a storefront with essential oils, organic soaps, salt lamps and more if you are looking for a gift or to take something home!

Another option to relax together or indulge in some self-love, is booking a spa day at State of Mind Salon & Day Spa. Whether you unwind with a massage, facial, or getting your hair and nails done, you can do it all here. Book your appointments early!



Winter Cross Country Skiing at the Dunes

Fun in the snow

If snow is in the forecast for Valentine’s Day, get outside for a snowshoe hike at the Indiana Dunes National Park or go cross-country skiing at one of the Lake County Parks! Check out this other blog for ways to get outdoors with your significant other.


Asparagus Merrillville seafood

Get cozy at home

If you are looking for a cozy night in with your significant other, consider takeout from one of our amazing restaurants throughout the region! Grab beer or wine from one of the breweries, wineries, and meaderies, too. Check out these 14 Fabulous Restaurants for takeout or dine-in.


Plan a Winter Getaway - Serenity Springs


Experience a wonderful stay at one of the many unique hotels, inns, or bed and breakfasts! Whether you want to spend time in a new town or just want a quiet getaway, these are all relaxing options! Check out our blog on Unique Stays in NWI.


Sweet Home Indiana St. John

The Perfect Gift

Don’t forget the flowers! Order a beautiful bouquet ahead of time from Petals in St. John! If you are looking for a gift to go with your flowers, stop into Sweet Home Indiana for cute gifts for everyone. There is also a man-cave corner with great gifts for the man in your life.

If you are looking for other gifts that your significant other or even gal pals will love, check out this blog to find Valentine's gifts from the Region.

Whatever you choose to do with your loved one or friends, we hope you have a great Valentine’s Day! Let us know what you chose to do by using the #AlongtheSouthShore.


Valentine's Day Gifts from the Region

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