Things to do this Valentine's Day in Auburn-Opelika


Things to do this Valentine's Day in Auburn-Opelika

Emma Raby
Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

It's that time of year again and Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Don't have your plans together just yet? Don't sweat it! Whether you're with your special Valentine or your best Galentines, Auburn-Opelika has plenty of things that are sure to make the holiday one to remember.


We all know there's a plethora of amazing restaurants around Auburn-Opelika. Here are a few offering special dinner options for Valentine's Day.

  • Ariccia Trattoria is offering a special menu in addition to their regular a la carte menu from Feb. 14-16. Make plans to enjoy a delicious meal in this intimate restaurant. If the weather permits, the patio is even more romantic! Ariccia Trattoria is the perfect location to start off on a romantic stroll through the loveliest village. What's not to love?
  • Looking for a unique experience? Make reservations for The Sound Wall Supper Club in historic downtown Opelika for Valentine's Day! Executive Chef Jerome Harrell will be preparing your choice between two different menus, and there will be live acoustic music before and after dinner from Martha's Trouble. The table at the Supper Club only seats 10 people, so purchase a ticket before it's too late.
  • Warehouse Bistro is offering an indulgent three-course menu that is sure to impress your date. From lobster bisque to triple chocolate cheesecake, this will be a Valentine's dinner for the books (and bellies)!


Relax and unwind on Valentine's Day over drinks with friends or your special someone. Here's what's happening around Auburn-Opelika: 

  • Take your date or your gals to The Collegiate Hotel for a wine tasting and pairing experience guided by a local sommelier. Stop by the bar inside any time from 5 to 9 p.m. to get your taste on. Enjoy a cozy, chic setting and watch the sunset from the CoHo's scenic, Instagram-worthy rooftop to end a perfect date night and get some great pictures!
  • Head on over to 3:23 Cigar Bar for tasty treats, dancing, and 10 percent off all retail wines. There will also be a raffle for you to win a prize for your Valentine! There's no reason not to raise a glass and cheers to love!


Who says Valentine's Day is just a dinner date? There are lots of fun, out-of-the-box ways to spend your day without a dining reservation!

  • Looking to get active and find romance in the fresh air? Spend your Valentine's Day at the Kreher Preserve and take a self-led hike through the beautiful trails. The hike will be lovely at any time of the day making this a flexible and memorable day-date. Pack up a picnic and take in the beauty of nature on Valentine's Day at Kreher!
  • No date? No problem! Grab your best girlfriends and have yourselves a fun Galentine's at Perch Jewelry Studio. Come in and enjoy wine, chocolate, and jewelry making. Bring a friend and you both save 20 percent. You'll get some quality time with your besties and leave with super cute, custom jewelry pieces. What's not to love about a girl's date to Perch?
  • Treat yourself and your date on Valentine's Day to a couple's massage at the brand new, state of the art Spa at Grand National. Flying solo? Indulge in some self-love with a massage and pedicure! Need a gift for your mom or friend? The spa is offering specials for both couples and singles to enjoy rest and relaxation making this date idea a perfect gift to yourself or someone special.

No matter how you choose to spend the holiday, you can't go wrong by spending it in Auburn-Opelika! For more information about things to do in the area, visit our Calendar of Events


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