Looking for fun date ideas this Valentine’s Day? Below is a list of 14 events around Oregon held this Valentine’s Day weekend.
Stumptown Stages presents the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, starring Jack Bannon and Ellen Travolta. This story is told through the reading of letters that demonstrate lifelong friendship and romance.
Thursday, Feb. 12 to Saturday, Feb. 14; Brunish Theatre; $25-35
Smokey Robinson Live
Smokey Robinson performs with the Oregon Symphony at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall for his “Smokey and Friends” tour.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 7:30 p.m.; Arlene Schnitzer Hall; $25-137
The Portland Spirit offers two days of Valentine’s Day cruises, including a four course dinner and entertainment from The Bylines.
Friday, Feb. 13 & Saturday, Feb. 14; 7:00-9:30 p.m.; The Portland Spirit; $99 per person
Romance on the Rails
Mt. Hood Railroad provides a scenic ride and four-course meal for Romance on the Rails special.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 4:30-8:30 p.m.; Mt. Hood Railroad; $85 per person
Mt. Angel Wurstfest offer their seventh annual sausage fest complete with beer, live German music, and sausage from Mt. Angel Sausage Co.
Friday, Feb. 13 & Saturday, Feb. 14; 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.; Mt. Angel Festhalle; $5-10
Dance for Romance
The Bossanova Ballroom hosts live music, a poetry slam, belly dancing, burlesque, and acrobatics for singles or couples—no experience necessary.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 6:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m.; The Bossanova Ballroom; $10-160
Mardi Gras Ball
Celebrate Valentine’s Day, New Orleans carnival-style at Portland’s Mardi Gras Ball.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 7:30; Wonder Ballroom; $25-41
Romance in the Cellar
The Eola Wine Cellars in Rickreall, Ore. hosts Romance in the Cellar, a dinner complete with a full wine selection.
Saturday, Feb. 14; Eola Hills Wine Cellars; $99
Hillsboro’s Bag & Baggage Productions hosts their annual showing of “Cabaret Cupid” featuring David Saffert.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 7:30 p.m.; The Venetian Theatre; $30-50
Classic Country Duets
Some of Portland’s best country musicians perform classic country duets by Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash and June Carter, Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner, and many more.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 9:00 p.m.; The Secret Society; $10-12
Festival of Dark Arts
Fort George Brewery features over 60 brews of dark beer on tap at the Astoria Brewery.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; Fort George Brewery; $10-30
Doll and Teddy Bear Show
Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show features collections of collectible antiques including dolls, bears, miniatures, and books.
Saturday, Feb. 14; 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Kleiver National Guard Armory; $4-8
My Muddy Valentine
The city of Tualatin hosts “My Muddy Valentine” 5k obstacle run, providing food, drinks, music, and even warm showers.
Saturday, Feb. 14 & Sunday, Feb. 15; Lee Farms; $70
Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Over 20 wineries in the Columbia Gorge host chocolate & wine tastings and giveaways
Saturday, Feb. 14-Monday Feb. 16; Columbia Gorge Wineries in Washington and Oregon