It’s that time of the year where love is in the air and couples get ready to plan a special night out in celebration of Valentine’s Day. With so many events and Valentine’s Day ads flooding your feed… it can be a struggle to know where to start. We’ve taken a look and selected a few of our top picks on ways to spice up your Valentines in communities around Alberta:
1. In the Heat of Night – Calgary Zoo
This Valentine’s Day, The Calgary Zoo hosts a romantic night for couples at the Enmax Conservatory. Expect to satisfy your appetite with a delicious 4 course dinner, play games, get your photo taken, all to the backdrop of romantic music. Tables are by reservation only, buy your ticket, view the menu, and find out more here.
2. Winter Night Lights Carriage Date Night at Heritage Ranch – Red Deer
What better way to spend Valentine's Day than by taking an intimate sleigh ride through dazzling 40,000 light displays?! After the carriage ride, you and your loved one can make your way into the chef’s table that features a 5 course chef inspired dinner, along with a bottle of wine, box of chocolates and a long stemmed rose to top it all off. Find out more about this blissful experience here.
3. Winter Fun at Muskoseepi Park – Grande Prairie
Take a stroll at Grande Prairie’s beautiful park that features 1100 acres of breathtaking view with natural paved trails. Enjoy various activities such as hiking, skating, snowshoeing or take a stab at the sliding hills. If winter fun activities sound like a thrill to you, check out more about the park here. Something Valentine’s inspired to keep in mind: Sundance hot air balloons depart out of Muskoseepi Park during the month of May, and are a popular setting for a dazzling mid-air proposal!
4. Stargaze at Elk Island National Park – Edmonton
What could be more romantic than a night under the stars? Snowshoe your way around Austin Lake with the guided tour and learn how to navigate the stars in the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve at Elk Island Park. Without the city lights, you will definitely get a chance to see more shining stars than what you would expect. To find out more details click here.
Make any one of these fun Valentine’s Day activities into a weekend getaway, and let Red arrow do the driving. Instead of worrying about getting behind the wheel, both of you can cuddle up on a luxury Red Arrow coach, watch a movie, have some free snacks, and enjoy the ride together.
With daily service out of Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray and Cold Lake… you bring the flowers and chocolates, and we’ll make sure you arrive relaxed and ready to enjoy. Spoil your loved one and book your trip today.