Our 2023 Guide to the Best Valentine’s Day Ideas for Clearwater and Tampa Bay

Our 2023 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 2023, 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.


2023 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 2023 in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Tampa Bay. Events are listed by time and date.

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


Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special ft. “Romeo and Juliet” and More in Tampa, FL

Date and Time: Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 6:30 PM – Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 9:00 PM

Location: Centro Asturiano de Tampa, 1913 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL

Admission: Tickets start at $55

Event Details: Indulge in a romantic evening with your significant other while enjoying the live, candlelit performance of the Listeso String Quartet. Let the Valentine’s Day-inspired music set the tone for an unforgettable date. Immerse yourself in the sounds of Romeo and Juliet under the soft candlelight. Check out the tentative program on the event site for more information.

Website: https://feverup.com/m/120002


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

Dates and Times: Various times on Tuesday, February 14, 2023


Admission: Prices vary as follows:

  • Lunch & Brunch Cruises: Starting at $89.95 per adult
  • Valentine’s Chocolate & Champagne Cruises: Starting at $59.95 per adult
  • Dinner Cruises: Starting at $139.95 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/events/


Valentine’s Day Loving Care and Touch Workshop in St. Pete, FL

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Location: The Collective St. Pete, 327 11th Ave N Suite 201, St. Petersburg, FL

Admission: $66-$111.

Event Details: This workshop is designed to teach you how to practice tender loving care and indulge in sensory delights in an intimate way. You’ll take part in a heart-activating cacao ceremony and savor delicious plant-based charcuterie snacks. This is a perfect opportunity to bond with your partner while learning new ways to care for each other. Call (727) 453-9069 to reserve your spots and make this Valentine’s Day a memorable experience!

Website: Valentine’s Day Loving Care and Touch Workshop – Tampa Bay Times – Events


Valentine’s Day Wine and Dine in Tampa, FL

Date: Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Publix Aprons Cooking School of Citrus Park, 7835 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL

Admission: $70

Event Details: Forget the traditional Valentine’s Day dinner plans and join Publix Aprons Cooking School for a night of culinary delight! Skilled Aprons chefs will guide you through a demonstration-style cooking class, complete with delicious menu items and entertaining insights. Whether you’re a foodie or just looking for a unique evening out, this class is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday with good food, good company, and a touch of culinary education.

Website: Valentine’s Day Wine and Dine Tickets, Mon, Feb 13, 2023, at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite


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

Date and Time: Any time on Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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, an 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 17, 2023, from 6 PM – 9 PM

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/


Norma with The Florida Orchestra at The Straz Center in Tampa, FL

Dates and Times: Friday, February 10, 2023, at 8:00 PM or Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 2 PM.

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. Witness the powerful story of Norma, a Druid high priestess, as she defies her vows for the sake of love with a Roman. This epic opera delves into themes of tragedy, passion, war, and sacrifice, all brought to life by the stunning performances of the Florida Orchestra and Opera Tampa. Don’t miss this unforgettable night of music, drama, and romance.

Website: https://the.floridaorchestra.org/opera-norma/sun


“Love Thyself” Valentine’s Day: Fashion Show Skate Party in St. Pete, FL

Date and Time: Friday, February 10, 2023, from 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Location: Coastal Creative, 22011st Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Admission: Tickets start at $30 per person or $70 per couple

Event Details: Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with our “Love Thyself” Celebration – a unique blend of skating, luxury fashion, and local shopping, all while supporting a great cause and having fun! Bring a date or come solo for a night of fun and prizes while supporting small businesses and our local community. This 21+ event is not to be missed. Don’t forget to bring your ID and skates!

Website: “Love Thyself” Valentine’s Day: Fashion Show Skate Party Tickets, Fri, Feb 10, 2023, at 7:30 PM | Eventbrite


Friends to (Book) Lovers Speed Dating with a Book Event in St. Pete, FL

Date and Time: Monday, February 13, 2023, at 6:00 PM

Location: Good Intentions, 1900 1st Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Admission: $30 per person

Event Details: Don’t let being single stop you from making the most of Valentine’s Day! Join the “Speed Dating with Books” event in partnership with Good Intentions. Meet potential matches while discovering new reads through recommendations from local authors, book club leaders, and booksellers. Enjoy a limited food and drink menu while Tombolo provides the books. And at the end of the evening, take home a paperback book of your choice as included in your ticket.

Website: Friends to (Book) Lovers Speed Dating with a Book Event Tickets, Mon, Feb 13, 2023, at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite


Valentine’s Day Couples Guided Stretch

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 7:00 PM

Location: A Yoga Village, 2760 Daniel St, Clearwater, 33761

Admission: $99 per couple

Event Details: Are you wanting to connect and relax in a romantic and rejuvenating setting with your partner? If so, then you should join A Yoga Village for their Guided Stretch for Couples event. This floor-based stretching class, rooted in yoga, meditation, and bodywork, will teach you how to guide your partner through a flow of stretches for the mind, body, and spirit. Learn a new way to support each other through movement, breath, and intention. Suitable for all couples, bring a yoga mat and be comfortably dressed for movement.

Website: https://momence.com/Debra-Love-Smith/Valentines-Day-Couples-Guided-Stretch-/29665724


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

Dates and Times: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Admission: $40 per person

Event Details: Create a lasting memory with your partner this Valentine’s Day by painting a special canvas together. Similar to other Painting With a Twist classes, these Valentine’s Day sessions include a 16×20 canvas, painting supplies, and step-by-step instructions. Food and beverage are not provided, but you can bring your own beverages and food to celebrate the occasion if you wish. Check out Painting With a Twist’s Valentine’s Day artwork offering and sign up today for a unique and romantic evening.

Website: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/pinellas-park/event/3285313/


17th Annual Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony at Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo, FL

Date and Times: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

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

Fee: Free

Details: Have you ever dreamed of getting married or renewing your vows on Valentine’s Day? The Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Ken Burke, will be hosting a mass marriage ceremony at 1:30 PM in the Gardens. Share your special moment with family and friends who can’t be there with you by tuning into the live stream. To participate in the ceremony, you must have a valid marriage license, and the standard marriage license fee applies. Hurry up, registration is limited and on a first come first serve basis. Learn more at www.flbgfoundation.org.

Website: https://www.flbgfoundation.org/vdaywedding


Valentines Clay Date in St. Pete, FL

Date and Times: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, or 12:00 PM

Location: Practically Pikasso, 6850 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL 33707

Admission: $75 per couple

Event Details: Unleash your creativity and make memories with your loved one this Valentine’s Day by trying your hand at pottery. Book a private “try it” session and learn how to make a simple pot on the wheel with the guidance of our instructors. Your $75 per couple fee includes an hour-long private session, a finished piece to be fired and glazed, and digital images of your session sent to you the same day. Book your reservation for your preferred time slot today!

Website: https://practicallypikasso.com/event/valentines-clay-date-248420/


Tips and Tricks for Valentine’s Day 2023

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, trained, 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.

“When I call Air Care for AC repairs, I am confident that they will always deliver the best repairs on my air conditioner. I have used them for years and have never been disappointed. When the cooling element in my air conditioner broke, and I called them, I was not disappointed. Good job as always.” – Barbara S. from Clearwater, Florida

We proudly service Pinellas, western Hillsborough, and southern Pasco counties. Contact Air Care today.