Try something new this year for Valentine’s Day by booking you and your loved one an excursion to Austin. You will find that Austin has plenty of romantic activities and events that will make the most of your trip. Take a look at the most romantic events and activities you find can find here exclusively in Austin, TX for Valentine’s Day:

Hit the Spa

Treat your loved one to a relaxing first day for your Austin, TX Valentine’s Day trip by hitting up the spa. Austin features many wonderful spas in the city that offer a variety of services. Viva Day Spa offers their Delicious Duet Couples Spa Package that includes services such as massages and body treatments. Additional spa locations in Austin also include Spavia Day Spa and Hiatus Spa + Retreat. Take a look to see what kind of Valentine’s Day specials they offer exclusively for the holiday.

Go to the Drive-In

There is nothing more romantic than a date at the drive-in, especially when you visit Austin. Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In is the ideal spot for a drive-in date in the city. This local drive-in typically features cult classics and indie films so there is something that is sure to catch your eye for your date. If you are looking for more bigger studio tent pole movies head over to Doc’s Drive-In Theatre so the biggest hits on the big screen.

Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance 2024

Come support the Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation by attending their annual Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance again this year. The event features the Sentimental Journey Orchestra led by Ted Connerly along with the Memphis Belles singers. Enjoy a meal provided by Austin Catering before you hit the dance floor at this World War II themed dance. A bazaar will be on hand where you can purchase items to help with proceeds for the museum. Don’t miss out on this fun event here at the Texas Military Forces Museum. The party starts at 6:30 PM with tickets on sale now!

Fine Dining for Austin TX Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day celebrations always go hand in hand with a nice meal with your loved one. You can continue this traditional Valentine’s Day experience by visiting one of the many romantic restaurants here in the city. J. Carver’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse is known as a refined experience thanks to their incredible seafood, wood-fired steaks, and a lengthy wine list. Book a private dining room for a whole new experience like nothing else.

Emmer & Rye is a local favorite that has been named one of the top restaurants in the country. Their menu features cuisine with seasonal ingredients which always have an inventive appearance. You won’t find the same menu each day at the restaurant, but their nightly dim sum specials are a treat. The covered patio is a great spot to enjoy a meal under the heaters as you look out at Downtown Austin.

You can’t stop by Austin without picking up some delicious Mexican food. Enjoy a meal with your loved one at Suerte where you will find high end Mexican cuisine that can be paired with their rose sangria. The options are near endless here in Austin. Valentine’s Day is always a busy night in the restaurant industry, so reservations are highly recommended.

Grab a Drink

Make sure to take your loved one out to a night on the town here in Austin. You will find that Downtown Austin is thriving with speakeasies that offer handcrafted cocktails in intimate settings. Garage is a hidden cocktail lounge located inside an actual parking garage; you will find “Cocktails” on the wall letting you know you found the right spot with an imaginative space inside. Midnight Cowboy is located inside a former massage parlor where you can reserve a table for inventive libations; if the vacancy light is turned on out front you can head inside without a reservation! Buenos Aires Café takes you back to 1950s Argentina where you can enjoy tasty cocktails and empanadas. Make sure to have a reservation for Valentine’s Day night at any of these cocktail lounges!

Explore the Urban Trail

Austin has plenty of hiking to enjoy too when you head over to the Barton Creek Greenbelt. This area features 13 miles of highly rated hikes such as Twin Falls along with Sculpture Falls. Or grab a bike from a rental shop and bike around Lady Bird Lake where you will have plenty of incredible views.

Austin Is Waiting

Romance never quits here in Austin so make sure to start planning your own romantic getaway for two. Book one of our Austin area vacation rentals to enjoy fine amenities and luxurious features. Austin is a city not quite like anything else out there.