Photo courtesy of Old Sacramento Waterfront Arch
Whether it be friends, family, or romantic partners you can always take time to show those around you that you love them. From family-friendly runs to romantic performances, Sacramento365 has rounded up some events to help you celebrate the ones you love all month long.
Race for Justice Valentine Run
Feb 1-14 | Run At Your Convenience
Support social justice and have fun at the same time! Participants can virtually compete in its Kids Fun Run (1/4 mile), 2-mile, and 4-mile races between February 1-14, 2021! Remember to wear your hearts and Valentine-themed outfits and take your dogs along for the run. Upload your selfies and video to Legal Services of Northern California’s social media to win great prizes!
Old Sacramento Waterfront Heart Arch
Old Sacramento Waterfront
Feb 1-28 | Daily 10am-10pm
Feel the love and stop by the Old Sacramento Waterfront throughout February to see this heart-warming activation! Framing the gems of the Old Sacramento Waterfront, this installation will stand out as a place to come celebrate the beauty and connection in our beloved city.
Online with the Crocker Art Museum
Feb 10 | Thurs 6pm
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day-inspired session of ArtTastes featuring the closest thing to happiness that you can eat: chocolate! The Guittard chocolatiers will pair decadent chocolates with art in the Crocker’s collection.
Note: Tasting participants must pick up the chocolate at the Crocker in advance.
My Bloody Valentine Cabaret by The Scream Queens Gorelesque
Feb 11 | Fri 8:30pm
This isn’t your grandmother’s cabaret. The Scream Queens presents Valentine’s Day with a twist…a stab…and a pinch of the macabre and morose. Note: This Age 18+ event.
Valentine’s Day Paint and Sip Date Night
Ebony London Art Studio
Feb 11-14 | Fri 3pm-8pm; Sat 2:30pm-10pm; Sun 2pm-7pm; Mon Noon-8pm
This Valentine’s Day, book a romantic paint night for two. Purchase of event includes a two-hour paint and sip, a bottle of champagne, a gourmet dessert, and all paint materials and supplies.
Roses and Chocolate Poetry Night
1913 Del Paso Blvd.
Feb 12 | Sat 7:30pm-9pm
Attend this pre-Valentine’s Day poetry show, featuring award-winning love poet Terry Moore and special guest Compozzi Bass. This experience of romantic music and poetry is a must for the art lover in your life.
Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera presents Opera Favorites
SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center
Feb 12 | Sat 8pm
Timothy Myers to conduct this special Valentine’s Day performance. Selections from Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Bellini’s Norma, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 “Italian”.
Rocky Horror Valentine’s Day with Amber’s Sweets
Feb 12 | Sat 10pm
Treat your sweetie to a special screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Besties and Bubbles Sip n’ Shop Event
Feb 12-13 | Sat & Sun Noon-5pm
Join Warehouse Creative for a fun weekend of shopping and supporting its amazing local artists! They are going to have some bubbles to sip while you enjoy perusing the shop with your friends!
Love and Flamenco: A Valentines Dinner Performance
Tapa the World
Feb 14 | Mon 6pm-9pm
Treat your date to a romantic night at Tapa the World — dinner, wine and Flamenco! The evening will include a professional flamenco performance by Carola Zertuche, Director and principal dancer of San Francisco’s legendary Theatre Flamenco, as well as Spanish guitar and Sevillians dancers from Sacramento Artes Flamencos throughout the night.
Stevie Mello at Whired Wine
WHIRED Wine Bar
Feb 14 | Mon 6pm-8pm
Stevie Mello is performing at Whired Wine for their Valentine’s Day special.
Cupid’s Comedy Allstars
Punch Line Sacramento
Feb 14 | Mon 8pm-9:30pm
Have a funny valentine? Comedy Allstars features an array of Punch Line’s favorite professional local comedians, some of whom have appeared on Comedy Central and late-night talk shows such as Conan and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
For more ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day, check out Sacramento365’s Holiday Events page.