2020 Galentine's and Valentine's Day Happenings in Auburn-Opelika


2020 Galentine's and Valentine's Day Happenings in Auburn-Opelika

M.A. Hughes | Auburn-Opelika Tourism

Looking for something to do with your sweetheart or best gal pals this Valentine's/Galentine's Day? We've got you covered! Check out this list of Valentine's/Galentine's Day happenings in Auburn-Opelika.

Galentine's Day

Bring It On at The Auburn University Theatre

Grab your gal pals and get a good laugh at Bring It On The Musical on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Auburn University Theatre! Based on the popular series of films, Bring It On The Musical transports audiences to the fierce rivalries, potent politics and high drama of the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading. With a bit of snark and a whole lot of heart, Bring It On speaks to the power of community and the ability of performance, athletic and otherwise, to bring people together. 

Can't make it on Thursday? No problem! There will also be shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Click here for a full schedule. 

Click here to get your tickets now!

Galentine's Pop-Up at éLevé

Join éLevé for a three-day Galentine’s Event at the spa Feb. 13-15! Frou Frou will have some amazing arrangements paired with custom éLevé rosé. On Thursday, WesView Boutique out of Birmingham, Alabama will be there from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. for all of your clothing and jewelry needs. On Thursday from 5-7 p.m. they will be offering complimentary brow or lip waxes, complimentary chair massages, complimentary rosé tastings and special pricing on the rosé by the bottle! You won't want to miss this!

Visit the éLevé Facebook page for more information. 

Galentine’s Day at Fab'rik

Join Fab'rik for their 2nd Annual Galentine’s Day Party on Feb. 13 from 5-8 p.m.! Galentines will enjoy 25% off the entire store, buy 1, get 1 free sale items, champagne, rosé, tacos from Tacorita, CookiesbyKristi sweet treats, photobooth fun and more! Don't miss out!

Visit the Fab'rik Facebook page to learn more. 

Lily Jane Boutique Pop-Up at Magnolia James

Spend a fun shopping day with your galentines at Magnolia James boutique on Wednesday, Feb. 12! Starting at 4 p.m., the store will be filled with new arrivals and and Lily Jane Boutique accessories. There will also be wine and yummy hors d'oeuvres. Start rounding up your girls now: you won't want to miss this! 

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Tour d'Italia at Ariccia

Treat your better half to a special Valentine’s Tour d’Italia on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 6-9 p.m.! Chef Miguel will walk you through preparing your own handmade pasta followed by a 5-course meal, wine pairings and a gift basket. Spots are limited, so act fast!

Click here to purchase your tickets now. 

Valentine's Day Dinner at Ariccia 

Enjoy the most romantic day of the year at Ariccia! Make plans to treat your sweetheart to a special Valentine's Day dinner Thursday, Feb. 13 – Saturday, Feb. 15. A prix fixe menu will be available for $65, or each course may be purchased individually. Wine pairings can be added for $25. The regular dinner menu will also be available.

The meal will include:

1st Course: $13 TUNA CRUDO Satsuma orange puree, pickled green tomato & elderflower mignonette, toasted quinoa, avocado puree

2nd Course: $18 BEET AND RICOTTA MEZZELUNE Fire roasted heirloom beet stuffed pasta, crispy pancetta, lemon poppy seed butter, baby arugula

3rd Course: $35 PORCINI CRUSTED FILET Maitake mushrooms, mustard and bourbon crema

Dessert: $6 TORTA AL CIOCCOLATO Italian chocolate cake

Ariccia is even offering a special chocolate buffet on Feb. 14, complimentary with the purchase of an entree!

Call 334.844.5140 to make your reservation now!

Valentine Photos and Fundraiser at Red Clay Brewing Company

Is your furry friend your Valentine this year? Bring them to Red Clay on Saturday, Feb. 8 to get your picture taken by Lagniappe Photography’s Rebecca Massey from 2-6 p.m.! Photos are $10 and will be delivered through email. In addition, $1 from every pint sale will be donated to Big Valley Animal Rescue. Weather permitting, there will even be adoptable dogs on site!

To learn more about how to celebrate the day of love with your best buddy, visit Red Clay's Facebook page

Wine N Drag: Valentine's Day Edition

Join Pride on The Plains at Ampersand Wine Bar on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 7-9 p.m. for a very special edition of Wine N Drag! Valentine’s Day has swept over the performers; some have been struck by love, some may have been stung by it, but they’re ready to show up and show out nonetheless! So bring your significant other, your best friend, or even just yourself to celebrate Valentine’s Day with music, drinks and more!

Proceeds will benefit Pride 2020. Click here to learn more. 

Self-Led Valentine's Day Hike at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center 

Fall in love again on the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center’s self-guided Valentine’s Day hike on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.! The hike will lead you to some of the preserve's most scenic and romantic locations. Hike alone to contemplate your love for nature or bring your valentine to let the beauty of the outdoors remind you why you love one another!

To learn more, visit the KPNC website. 

Valentine's Day at Ampersand Wine Bar

Spend your Valentine's Day at Ampersand Wine Bar! With a reservation, you and your Valentine can enjoy a cheese board, dessert and a great bottle of wine for just $60. There will also be live music and a special deal where guests can take home a second bottle of wine for 20% off. 

The bar will be reservation-only on Friday. Time slots are available for 4, 6 and 8 p.m. The last day to make a reservation is Tuesday, Feb. 11, so stop by or direct message the bar on Facebook or Instagram now!

Valentine's Day at the Sound Wall Supper Club 

Come celebrate Valentine's Day with your valentine at The Sound Wall on Feb. 14 from 7-10 p.m.! Executive Chef Jerome Harrell is offering a special menu for this occasion; guests will have the opportunity to choose between two menu options. Dinner will include:



Beef Tenderloin with red wine and mushroom sauce
Grouper with balsamic brown butter sauce

Roasted winter roots + balsamic red & green bean bundles

Tisa's chocolate cakes with Chantilly cream

Cherries Juble (sugar-free)

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

30A Bread Pudding

To make it even more special, there will be live music before and after dinner. The best part? You can bring your own beer, wine and after-dinner drinks!

Click here to purchase your tickets now and enjoy a night of good food and fun with your special someone! 

Valentine's Day Dinner at Southern Oak 

Treat your loved one to a four-course dinner in Southern Oak Restaurant on Feb. 14! Dinner will be served from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. and will include:

Choice of Appetizer: Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Pie / Shaved Fennel Salad Seared Ahi Tuna / Wakame Seaweed Salad / Toasted Sesame Seeds / Scallion Soy Oil

Choice of Soup or Salad: Lobster Bisque / Grilled Crouton Bibb Lettuce / Shaved Strawberries / Alabama Pecans / Maple Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

Choice of Entree: Veal Chop / Black Cherry Glace Di Viande / Roasted Carrots / Hasselback Potato Filet / Wild Mushrooms / Sautéed Spinach / Butter Whipped Potatoes Pappardelle Crab Carbonara / Sweet Peas / Prosciutto / Smoked Tomato Crema

Choice of Dessert: Chocolate Dipped Red Velvet Bombaline Salted Caramel Panna Cotta / Toasted Pistachio Whip

Dinner is $45 per person. A wine pairing option is also available for an extra $25 per person.

Call 334.737.2187 or click here to make a reservation for a night your better half is sure to love!

Valentine's Wine Dinner Social at Christine's Unlimited

Enjoy a romantic evening Feb. 14 or 15 with a splendid "St. Valentine’s Day Fêté des Amoureux" meal hosted by Christine's Unlimited! Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. each night and $10 from every ticket purchased will benefit the Auburn High School Performing Arts.

The all-inclusive tickets are $110 per person and will include: 

Apéritif: Amuse-bouche, Baccala` alla Gratinata: Salt Cod Gratin | Leek | Garlic | Parsley | Lemon | Shortbread Jean-Paul-Brun Beaujoleus Blanc

Hors d'œuvre: Noisettes de Canard aux Prunes: Duck Breast | Plum | Onion | White Wine | Stock | Thyme | Cream Bernard Fouguet Vouvray  

Plat principal: Steak au Poivre: Pan Seared New York Strip | Brandied Peppercorn Pan Sauce | Celeriac Mash | Grilled Asparagus Ajo Blanco Chateau-du-Pape Domaine De La Janasse

Potage: Kabocha Soup: Kabocha Squash | Garlic | Turmeric | Coconut Milk | Pumpkin Seeds | Chives Vrotte Viognier

Plateau a fromage: Goat | Cow | Sheep | Hard | Apricots | Almonds | Cherry Preserves | Honey | Fig | Berries | Truffle Lafage Narassa

Seating will be arranged into tables of eight.

Click here to purchase your tickets and enjoy a night of the finer things in life!

Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Opelika Sportsplex

Celebrate the love between a father and daughter with a special dance at the Opelika Sportsplex Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m.! Tickets are $30 per couple and $5 per additional daughters. Admission includes dinner, corsage, boutonniere dancing and fun! The registration deadline is Saturday, Feb. 9, so act fast and reserve your spot now! If there are still tickets available after the deadline, registration will reopen at $50 per couple.

Click here to learn more.  


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