Our 2022 Guide to the Best Valentine’s Day Ideas for Clearwater and Tampa Bay

Our 2022 Guide to the Best Valentine’s Day Ideas for Clearwater and Tampa Bay

Every February 14 across the U.S. and other places in the world, people celebrate Valentine’s Day by exchanging gifts, sending flowers, or creating special memories with their loved ones.

This Valentine’s Day 2022, our team at Air Care is here to inspire a special weekend with your significant other or family members with some of the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day across the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and the Tampa Bay area.

Check out our list of things to do in the area for Valentine’s Day below, as well as tips and tricks for the holiday at the bottom of this article.

2022 Valentine’s Day Events and Things to Do Near You

See our picks for the best things to do indoors and outdoors for Valentine’s Day 2022 in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Tampa Bay. Events are listed by time and date.

Please note: Events details are subject to change, so be sure to visit each event website for more information.


Valentine’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Grand Central Brewhouse in St. Petersburg, FL

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Grand Central Brewhouse, 2340 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL

Admission: $60

Event Details: Grab a friend or significant other, and join The Roaming Petal at Grand Central Brewhouse for a special Valentine’s Day flower arranging event. You’ll be led step-by-step on how to create a beautiful flower arrangement, all while sipping on delicious craft beers—perfect for your home or to give as a gift! All tickets include:

  • Flowers and supplies for creating one floral arrangement
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • $1 off a drink of your choice
  • Flower tips and tricks for you to use over and over again

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-flower-arranging-workshop-at-grand-central-brewhouse-tickets-241560131857


Valentine’s Weekend Cruise with Yacht StarShip in Clearwater or Tampa, FL

Dates and Times: Various times on Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14


Admission: Prices vary as follows:

  • Lunch & Brunch Cruises: Starting at $69.95 per adult
  • Dinner Cruises: Starting at $69.95 per adult
  • VIP Dinner Cruises: Starting at $99.95 per adult

Event Details: Want to treat your Valentine to something special? Enjoy delicious cuisine, intimate seating, spectacular views, and dancing under the stars aboard the Yacht StarShip as you cruise around the waterways of Tampa or Clearwater. With brunch, lunch, and dinner cruises all weekend long, plus on Valentine’s Day, there’s something for everyone. Reserve your table today before seating sells out.

Website: https://www.yachtstarship.com/event/valentines-day/


Valentine’s Day at the K Club Bar & Bistro in Clearwater, FL

Date: Friday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 15, 2022, between 5 and 10 p.m.

Location: K Club Bar & Bistro at The Karol Hotel, 2675 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL, 33762

Admission: $69 per person, plus tax and gratuity; wine tasting available for an additional cost

Event Details: Treat your sweetheart to a four-course, prix fixe dinner as you take in scenic rooftop views of Tampa Bay. Enjoy a cheese plate, starter, entrée, and dessert as you dine between 5 and 10 p.m. at the K Club Bar & Bistro any day on Valentine’s Day weekend. Spots are limited, so be sure to make your reservations through OpenTable or call (727) 273-8760. View the Valentine’s Day menu here.

Website: https://www.thekarolhotel.com/events/clearwater/valentines-day-at-k-club-bar-bistro


Paint for a Cause: Valentine’s Day Edition at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater, FL

Date: Friday, February 11, 2022 at 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL

Admission: $50 for non-members and $45 for members

Event Details: Test your creativity this Valentine’s Day during Paint for a Cause at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. A local artist will guide guests step-by-step through the process and painting, which is an ocean landscape united by a heart under the moon—all while enjoying dolphin views in the background. Paint for a Cause is for those ages 14 and up, and all experience levels are welcome. For more information or to buy tickets, click here.

Website: www.cmaquarium.org/event/paint-for-a-cause-7


Weekend of Wellness at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa in Safety Harbor, FL

Date and Time: Any time on Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14, 2022

Location: Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Dr, Safety Harbor, FL

Admission: Prices vary

Event Details: Create the perfect spa or wellness weekend for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Choose from a Day of Indulgence, a Sunday Funday, All-Day Escape, and more at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa. Visit the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa website to choose your experience and package today.

Website: https://safety-harbor-resort-and-spa.myshopify.com


Science After Dark: For the Love of Technology at MOSI in Tampa, FL

Date and Time: Friday, February 11, 2022, from 6-9 p.m.

Location: Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617

Admission: $15.95 per non-member, $13.95 per member

Event Details: Take your special someone to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) for science and technology adventures, where you can enjoy light appetizers, beer and wine samplings, and special MOSI exhibits. You can even play Beat Saber with the Oculus Rift, taste some adult flavored liquid nitrogen ice cream, 3D Scribble Bot a key chain for your Valentine, and more.

Website: https://mosi.org/mosi-events/science-after-dark/


The Tales of Hoffman with The Florida Orchestra at The Straz Center in Tampa, FL

Dates and Times: Friday, February 11, 2022, at 8 p.m. or Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 2 p.m.

Location: Straz Center for Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602

Admission: Prices vary per seat

Event Details: Treat your Valentine to a date night or day at the theatre. In this Opera Tampa premiere, poetic genius E.T.A. Hoffmann tells the great tales of his three great loves, a mechanical doll named Olympia, a young singer with a weak heart named Antonia, and a courtesan named Giulietta. This performance features some of opera’s most beautiful music in a collaboration between Opera Tampa and The Florida Orchestra, with tickets being sold exclusively by the Straz Center. For tickets, click here.

Website: https://the.floridaorchestra.org/2122-opera-1


Valentine’s Day Dance with Dance Forever in Palm Harbor, FL

Date and Time: Saturday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Dance Forever, 34990 US Highway 19 North, The Fountains Plaza, Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Event Details: Share the passion of dance with your special someone this year’s Valentine’s Day weekend. The Dance Forever instructors will help make dancing fun and take the pressure off your performance—customizing dance techniques for you and your partner. Call Dance Forever at 727-723-3269 to book your spot or to ask questions.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/603883847701065


Valentine’s Day Tea Party with Cinderella at LaDee-Da Kids Spa in Clearwater, FL

Date and Time: Sunday, February 13, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: LaDee-Da Kids Spa, 2250 Florida 580, Clearwater, FL

Admission: $35 per person

Event Details: Bring your little Valentine to meet Princess Cinderella at the LaDee-Da Kids Spa. Each child will receive a face painting or make-up, plus a tea party while the princess sings and reads to guests. Princess dresses are optional but encouraged, and there will be time for a dance party on stage. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited, so register today.

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentine-tea-party-with-cinderella-tickets-225443305997


Candlelight Orchestra Valentine’s Concert at The Don Cesar in St. Pete Beach, FL

Date and Time: Sunday, February 13, 2022, from 2-3 p.m.

Location: The Don CeSar, 3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL

Admission: $45-85 per ticket

Event Details: Visit St. Pete Beach’s Historic Don CeSar Hotel, affectionately known as the “Pink Palace,” to experience the popular Candlelight Orchestra’s Romantic Valentines concert series. With over a thousand flickering candles illuminating the performers and a collection of romantic classical music, you and your loved one will be mesmerized by the songs of Romeo & Juliet, Phantom of the Opera, and moreover the course of 60 minutes.

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/candlelight-orchestra-valentines-music-from-romeo-juliet-phantom-tickets-224889740267


Valentine’s Day Sessions at Painting With a Twist in Pinellas Park, FL

Dates and Times: Sunday, February 13 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. or Monday, February 14 from 7-9 p.m.

Location: Painting with a Twist Pinellas Park, 5625 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park, FL

Admission: $30 per person for Sunday family session and $38 per person for Valentine’s Day

Event Details: Choose to paint with your partner or the whole family this Valentine’s Day with two special class offerings: a family class or couple’s set. Similar to other Painting With a Twist classes, these Valentine’s Day sessions include a 16×20 canvas, painting supplies, and step-by-step instruction. Food and beverage are not provided, but you can bring your own beverages and food to celebrate the occasion if you wish. Visit Painting With a Twist to see the Sunday’s artwork offering or Monday’s artwork offering, and sign up today.

Website: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/pinellas-park/event/2939977/


16th Annual Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony at Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo, FL

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774

Date and Times: Monday, February 14 at 1:30 or 2 p.m.

Fee: Free

Details: Have you ever dreamed of getting married or renewing your vows on Valentine’s Day? Pinellas Clerk of Circuit Court Ken Burke will unite 30 lucky couples in a mass marriage ceremony at 1:30 p.m. in the Gardens and honor another 20 married couples’ vow renewals at 2 p.m. All wedding couples must have a marriage license dated between December 16, 2021, and February 11, 2022, to participate, and the ceremony fee will be waived. Registration is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more at www.flbgfoundation.org.

Website: www.flbgfoundation.org.


Valentine’s Day Special Ballroom Dance Group Class in South Tampa, FL

Date and Time: Monday, February 14, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Fred Astaire Dance Studios of South Tampa, 141 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL

Admission: $50 per couple

Event Details: Have you ever wanted to learn ballroom dancing? Bring your special someone and dance your way through Valentine’s Day at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in South Tampa. This special group class is designed to help you dance with your significant other and enjoy a romantic evening together. Call to the South Tampa studio at 813-467-3000 to book your spot or to ask questions.

Website:  http://www.fredastaire.com/south-tampa


Valentine’s Day Sunset Paddle in Downtown Tampa, FL

Date and Times: Monday, February 14, 2022 between 3:30-4:30pm or 4:45-5:45pm

Location: Urban Kai at Armature Works, 1910 North Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602

Admission: $40 per couple or $25 per person

Event Details: Start your Valentine’s Day evening off right with an Urban Kai paddleboard or kayak session on the Tampa waterways. Choose from two times, 3:30-4:30 pm or 4:45-5:45 pm, and take advantage of 20% from Stone’s Throw after your paddle. Call Urban Kai at 813-598-1634 to reserve your spot or to ask questions.

Website: https://www.urbankai.com/module/class/358439/valentines-day-sunset-paddle-downtown-tampa


Tips and Tricks for Valentine’s Day 2022

Want a little inspiration for a memorable Valentine’s Day? Take the pressure off, and check out our tips to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day with that special someone.

Make a Reservation at a Restaurant Near You on Open Table

Whether you’re looking to book a table for two in a romantic setting or casual environment, Open Table makes it easy to search for restaurants near you. Just visit OpenTable.com and customize your search by location, restaurant, or cuisine. Remember, don’t wait until the last minute to browse and book, and be sure to review the restaurant’s menu options, as it’s popular for restaurants to offer a select, prix fixe menu experience on Valentine’s Day.

Order Take-Out to Your Clearwater, St. Petersburg, or Tampa Bay Home

Want to entertain your Valentine from the comfort of your home? Consider using popular delivery websites and apps, like Uber Eats or Door Dash, to pre-schedule a meal delivery or order on the go, or even cook a meal together with services like Blue Apron or Home Chef. Don’t forget to stage a romantic evening in your home, too—all you need is a little ambiance to set the mood.

Plan a Special Valentine’s Day Activity in Your City

From making a scrapbook, taking a hike, baking something sweet, or eating breakfast in bed, check out these 30 Romantic Things to Do on Valentine’s Day That You’ll Never Forget from CountryLiving.com. You may get inspired to come up with something on your own, too.

Create Valentine’s Day Crafts with Your Kids

Does your family like to create crafts together? You can find all kinds of inspiration and ideas online—from card and candy making to décor and more. Check out this list of 44 Fun Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids, Preschoolers, and Toddlers from Parents.com, or browse popular sites like Pinterest for style boards and more ideas.

Decorate for Valentine’s Day on a Budget

If you like to decorate your home on a budget, check out this YouTube video for 10 Amazing Dollar Tree Hacks for Valentine’s Day—filled with budget break ways to decorate for this special day.

About Air Care, Your Clearwater AC Professionals

You could come up with all the best Valentine’s Day plans and ideas in the world, but if your home isn’t comfortable, you may be in trouble.

At Air Care, you can trust our talented, training, and licensed technicians to take care of your AC maintenance, repair or replacement needs in preparation for this Valentine’s Day, this winter season, and all-year-long. You may even find yourself investing in a new AC unit, heat pump or hot water recovery unit as the perfect home improvement gift for Valentine’s Day.

Contact Air Care to ask questions, schedule an inspection, or request HVAC service. Whatever your problem, we’re here to help.

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