The 10 Best Ways To Wow Your Valentine In Houston This February 14th (2024)

Seeking Valentine’s Day activities in Houston that will wow your beau?

Look no further! 

Our handpicked list promises an unforgettable February 14th, filled with unique adventures and romantic escapades across the Bayou City. 

From heart-pounding escape rooms to serene botanical gardens, we’ve got your Valentine’s Day 2024 covered.

Escape room adventure at Exit Lab (that’s us!)


Unlock love’s mystery with us at Exit Lab, a top Valentine’s Day activity in Houston.

You and your Valentine take on adventures ranging from scouring an earthquake-struck hotel for secrets to a swashbuckling quest inspired by movies like Black Panther and The Woman King

Does that sound like an epic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Houston?

Then head for Houston’s best escape room this February 14th and team up for your mission.

Can you and your sweetheart get to the final clue and figure out how to win the game before time runs out?

Pro tip: Just because something looks like a clue does not mean it is one – so be careful!

Couple’s classes


Strengthen your bond with unique couple’s classes in Houston.

Want to explore each other’s interests or build up a common passion, starting this Valentine’s Day?

Sign up for a class!

  • Thinking of donning matching aprons and whipping up gourmet cuisine? Check out Cozymeal’s date night cooking classes.
  • Sign up for a couples mixology class and amaze your friends by concocting heavenly cocktails in tandem.
  • Learn pottery, and you can reproduce the famous scene from 1990’s Ghost (talk about romance 😍
  • And if you want to do a double date boosting your team building skills, you can book a teambuilding event with us (we need a minimum of 4 people).

Whatever skill you’re trying to pick up or shared passion you’re trying to build – ten to one there’s a class or a workshop you can sign up for to mark Valentine’s Day in Houston!

Pro tip: You may be looking forward to surprising your partner with a class but he/she may have preferences and ideas of their own – so it may be best to discuss the choice before signing up.

Spa treatments at ZaSpa (Hotel Zaza)


Relax and rejuvenate together with ZaSpa’s romantic spa treatments. Representational image.

Looking forward to a Valentine’s activity that’s a little more restful and sensual? Go for a couple’s spa session at Hotel Zaza’s ZaSpa!

With two locations (one in the Museum District and one in Memorial City), ZaSpa promises an absolutely soothing and intimate event.

Unwind with custom-designed massages, including foot soaks, salt scrubs, scalp massages, and more. Relax in the soothing warmth of infrared saunas.

For a truly rejuvenating Valentine’s Day, book yourselves into ZaSpa around February 14th.

Checking out a flea market


Discover hidden treasures at Houston’s flea markets for a unique Valentine’s Day.

Seeking to spend February 14th steeped in the vibrant charm of Houston’s local communities?

Head for a flea market!

Hold hands and bask in Cupid’s glow as you stroll these cheerful spaces, sifting through unique treasures.

  • Spread over 160 acres and with everything from clothes & jewelry to garden accessories, tools & pinatas – and even an amusement park – Traders Village Houston is a great choice.
  • Seeking a more Southern ambiance? Head for Sunny Flea Market, best known for its Mexican wares (including tacos, beers & fresh fruit).
  • As if the name wasn’t a giveaway, the Hip Hop Vintage Flea Market is a great place to revisit the 80s and 90s, with local musical talent, food trucks, and a host of collectibles beefing up the atmosphere.
  • And then there’s Long Point Market, a hidden gem where you can find everything from work boots to jewelry.

Look long enough, and you may even find a relic to match our Black Panther-inspired adventure!

Pro tip: Want more options? Check out Wanderlog’s list of Houston’s top flea markets!

Marveling at fine art at Rienzi in the Museum of Fine Art

museum of fine art

Experience the beauty of Rienzi’s fine art for a cultured Valentine’s Day. Representational image.

Envisioning becoming connoisseurs of fine art to mark the spirit of St. Valentine? Then your 2024 Valentine’s Day plans in Houston should include a visit to Rienzi.

Housed in a historic home in River Oaks, Rienzi showcases European decorative paintings, porcelain, furnishings, and miniatures.

Take a docent-led tour for interesting tidbits about the place, or explore by yourselves with a self-guided audio tour.

And then, head for the large, well-maintained garden with walking trails and a reflecting pool.

PS: If you are interested in art, you should also check out our artist-themed escape room.

Visiting the Houston Botanic Garden


Embrace nature’s romance at the Houston Botanic Garden. Representational image.

Are you and your Valentine nature lovers? Want to escape the urban din for a verdant oasis…WITHIN Houston?

Then head for the Houston Botanic Garden!

Check out the huge variety of plants spread across themed gardens like Global, Culinary, Pine Grove, Stormwater Wetlands, and Coastal Prairie.

Drop in at the Woodland Glade and the Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden for a more interactive experience.

Or you can just enjoy each other’s company as you crisscross the garden via the various walkways.

Pro tip: They have a shuttle that picks you up from Monroe Park and Ride and drops you off right at the entrance.

Second pro tip: If you happen to be planning a certain ceremony, we should mention that wedding planners go gaga over the Houston Botanic Garden!

Coffee date amidst cats at the El Gato Coffeehouse


Combine love for coffee and cats at El Gato Coffeehouse. Representational image.

Looking to get all lovey-dovey on Valentine’s Day? Make a beeline for the El Gato Coffeehouse with your sweetheart.

Sit amidst relaxed and comfy surrounds, sip freshly brewed coffee, and enjoy an hour with your beau while cute furballs purr and make biscuits in the cushions.

They require prior booking, so if you want to spend February 14th at the El Gato Coffeehouse, make sure you reserve your spot!

And if you prefer cute get-togethers like this, you should also check out our Christmas-themed escape game.

PSA: Many of the felines you’ll see at the Coffeehouse are rescues waiting for forever homes (the Coffeehouse works with Friends for Life to shelter rescued cats and kittens). So, if you’ve been thinking of getting a pet, apply!

Boat ride


Set sail on love’s adventure with a scenic boat ride in Houston. Representational image.

Relaxing and snuggling with your beau on a boat as it meanders through a bayou.

Or maybe catching sights and snapping couple pics for your social media accounts.

If those sound like an awesome way to mark the Day of Love, book a boat ride for yourselves on Valentine’s Day.

Finally, if you seek a thrilling and immersive experience, check out our Ocean Heist escape game!

Standup at The Riot


Share a laugh at The Riot’s standup comedy, a perfect Valentine’s evening. Representational image.

Ready for a Valentine’s Day full of chortles and fun? Set a date for The Riot, Houston’s hub for side-splitting standup.

The haunt of well-known comics such as Adam Ray and Vlad Caamaño – in addition to local & up-and-coming talent – this is a great option for an evening filled with laughter and love.

You can choose from their quirky formats such as The Interruption (where performers are interrupted midway) and Duel Headliners (featuring comic duos).

Pro tip: For a truly filling evening, add food to your booking – they offer decent pizza and drinks.

Luxury staycation


Elevate your Valentine’s Day with a luxurious Houston staycation.

Thinking of a cozy Valentine’s staycation right in the heart of Houston? Here’s a quick rundown of the top options – 

  • Hotel Granduca: A slice of Italian luxury in Uptown Park, where modern meets meticulous service.
  • Club Quarters Hotel Downtown: In the heart of Houston, perfect for those who love the city buzz, plus a bit of rooftop pool luxury.
  • Hotel Derek: Stylish stay near the Galleria, merging comfort with convenience.

For more options, check out Houston Hits’ guide.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic city escape or a unique luxury experience, Houston’s got you covered!

2024 Valentine’s Day special events in Houston

Dive into unique celebrations with our curated list of 2024 Valentine’s Day special events in Houston. 

From romantic concerts to creative workshops, these experiences will make your day extraordinary!

Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special


Illuminate your love at Houston’s enchanting Candlelight Valentine’s event. Representational image.

Fancy spending Valentine’s Day spellbound by a piano performance lit up by candles?

Then book spots at the Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special concert.

This won’t be a 14th February that you’ll easily forget.

You can get tickets from feverup.

Dining in the Dark at Mastrantos


Heighten your senses with a unique dining experience in the dark at Mastrantos. Representational image.

Want to put your couple’s coordination to the test? Celebrate Valentine’s over Dining in the Dark at Mastrantos.

Choose from a secret three-course menu – Meat, Seafood, or Vegan – and let the flavors surprise you in a way they never have before. 

It can make for pretty killer memories.

Special Valentine’s Day menu at Uchi


Indulge in Uchi’s exceptional Valentine’s Day culinary creations. Representational image.

For a gourmet February 14th, head for Uchi.

A Houston dining institution for over 2 decades, their dishes blend traditional Japanese flavors with modern twists, making for a pretty savory Valentine’s.

Valentine’s Cupid Run


Lace up for love with Houston’s Valentine’s Cupid Run. Representational image.

Ready to race your heart out with your Valentine? 

Join the Valentine’s Cupid Run in Houston and add a dash of fitness and fun to your celebrations.

Special candles workshop at Elevate Creative Studios


Craft love-infused candles at Elevate Creative Studios this Valentine’s Day.

Add a creative spark to Valentine’s Day in Houston at the special candle workshop at Elevate Creative Studios

Bond over crafting something beautiful together. 

Make memorable keepsakes, and light up your celebration in a fun & intimate way.

So, how are you celebrating Valentine’s Day 2024 in Houston?


Find your perfect Valentine’s Day celebration in Houston with our guide.

Now that you’ve got a treasure trove of ideas for Valentine’s Day activities in Houston, it’s time to choose. 

Whether it’s relishing the tranquility of a spa day, laughing out loud at a comedy club, or getting creative at a workshop, Houston’s top activities for adults await your discovery. 

And if you’re looking for a twist of adventure, our escape games offer the perfect blend of challenge and romance. 

Don’t forget to book now to secure your spot. 

Make this Valentine’s Day in Houston a day to remember!

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