Looking for something lovely to do to celebrate 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!

Valentines Day Date Ideas - Byway Brewing

The Seven Deadly Sins Dinner

Byway Brewing's infamous 7-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.


Goblin and the Grocer

La Festa di San Valentino

Spend this Valentine's Day Goblin & the Grocer. They have a special menu for the holiday along with a Sip & Taste event and Candle Making Class. 


Farmhouse wine and bourbon dinner

Farmhouse Wine & Bourbon Dinner 

Get your tickets for this special dinner and tasting at The Farmhouse Restaurant at Fair Oaks Farms on February 11, 2023! This memorable 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.


four corners winery and wedding venue

Valentine's Day Dinner and Live Music at Four Corners

Celebrate this romantic day at Four Corners Winery & Wedding Venue. Their Valentine's Day dinner includes a complimentary bottle of wine, a 5-course meal and live music by Jack Cunningham.


Blockhead Beerworks Valentine's Day Speakeasy

Blockhead's Valentine's Speakeasy

All are cordially invited to the speakeasy at Blockhead Beerworks this Valentine’s Day to indulge in a day of grand revelry. Guests will enjoy many specially crafted libations and decadent desserts to the sound of smooth jazz in an ambiance fit for the coolest of cool. Learn more here.



Valentine's Dinner at Shady Creek

Reserve a table at Shady Creek Winery's Valentine’s Dinner​ on February 11, 2023, with your two passions - wine and your sweetheart! Dinner will feature a carefully crafted three-course dinner, with your choice of entrée and bottle of wine. 



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.


Places to Stay along Lake Michigan


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 Williams Florist in Highland. If you are looking for a gift to go with your flowers, stop into a place like Sweet Home Indiana for cute gifts for everyone. They also have a man-cave corner with great gifts for the man in your life.

For more gift ideas your significant other or even gal pals will love, check out this blog to find Valentine's gifts from the Region.


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.

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 do by using the #AlongtheSouthShore.


Valentine's Day Gifts from the Region

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