As Valentine’s Day approaches and love is flowing in the air, what better way to spend time with that special someone, good friends, or even yourself, than with something fun, romantic, and memorable? If you’re not sure what to do, we here at the Friends of Fort Point Channel have some interesting events that’ll bump up your special day.
Love at First Sit
Friday, Feb. 9th. 6:00pm-9:00pm
Want to find that special someone, or just looking to meet new people, but don’t know how? Love at First Sit is the social mixer you’ve been looking for! Perfect for those who have trouble talking to someone new, come have a drink and enjoy the view from the YOTEL while you look for your perfect match.
Unconditional Love: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams
Friday, Feb. 9th, Saturday, Feb. 10th, and Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, Feb. 14th). 7:00pm
What was the relationship of founding father John Adams and his wife, Abigail, like? Get a glimpse into past colonial life with the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum as they read The Letters of John and Abigail Adams. The reading takes place in Abigail’s Tea Room (named after the first lady herself), and advanced ticket ordering is recommended, so grab a spot while you can!
Boston Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise
Saturday, Feb. 10th. 7:00pm-10:00pm
Enjoy a beautiful night on the water this Valentine’s Day on a Boston Dinner Cruise! There’s buffet style dining with an assortment of choices and DJ entertainment, as well as access to the Sky Deck on the Spirit of Boston yacht, where you can get a perfect view of the channel. It’s a wonderfully romantic way to celebrate with your loved one.
For You. For Her. @ FOR NOW
Monday, Feb. 12th. 5:00pm-9:00pm
Most of us have trouble figuring out what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day. Luckily, A & D Collaborations is reaching out a helping hand with For You. For Her. @ For Now. For those out there who need guidance on gifts, there’ll be shopping advice, as well as free bites of food to try, scotch and beer tastings, and a discount shopping pass to use at local stores.
Valentine’s Day Flowers at Aloft Boston
Tuesday, Feb. 14th. 6:30pm-9:30pm
One of the many things that goes with Valentine’s Day is a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Hosted by Alice’s Table and held at Aloft Boston, you can create your own bouquet and learn some flower arranging tips. It’s a great gift to give to someone you love, or to keep as a special gift for yourself.
Mates Before Dates-Palentine’s Day Rooftop Party
Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, Feb. 14th). 8:00pm-12:00am
Who says Valentine’s Day has to be for couples only? The Palentine’s Day Rooftop Party is the perfect way to enjoy a special platonic night out. With a live DJ and a view of the harbor and Downtown, you can celebrate with your best friends all through the night.
Treat Yo-Self Valentine’s Day Market
Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, Feb. 14th). 12:00pm-4:00pm
The most important love of all is self-love, and what better way to show that love than by treating yourself at the Valentine’s Day Market. Enjoy some sweet treats from maca Boston or get a makeover from Seaports Barbers or Blo. Floral Lab is also there to provide flower arrangements and greeting cards for any last minute Valentine’s Day shopping.
Valentine’s Day Dining
What pairs well with being with the one you love? A perfect dinner, of course! Here are some delicious places having special deals this Valentine’s Day!
For $100, Blue Dragon is offering a special Valentine’s Day deal where you and your loved one can create your own four-course menu and, for those chocolate lovers out there, end the night with a delicious Chocolate Dessert to share. For reservations, call 617-338-8585.
Menton, Sportello, and Drink
From Monday, February 12th to Friday, February 16th, you and your special someone can enjoy a three to five course tasting menu at Menton during their lunch hours, or a delicious seven course dinner menu on Valentine’s Day. For $250, you get only the best ingredients from Ribeye steak to King Crab, so make your reservations now. Sportello is also offering a Valentine’s Day deal for you and your beau, where you can have a delectable four course feast for $85 per person. Make your reservations now by calling 617-737-1234. At Drink, enjoy Tiki Sunday on a Wednesday with this Valentine’s Day drink special starting at 4pm. Bar seating is a first come, first serve basis, so get there as soon as possible to enjoy some tiki drinks!
For Valentine’s Day, Bastille is offering a special four course dinner, consisting of seasonal selections for you and your special someone. There will also be drinks, as well as live DJ music for couples, or even friends, to sip and enjoy as you relax in the Chalet lounge. It’s the perfect way to spend your date night. Call 617-556-8000 to make reservations.
Valentine’s Day: Vermont is for Lovers
Nothing says love like cheese… Vermont cheese. Join City Tap House for a love letter to Vermont. They will be serving up Vermont cheeses, beers, and other treats. Plus tap take-overs from Zero Gravity, Shacksbury, and Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Call 617-904-2748 to make a reservation.
From meet ups and flower arranging to a night cruise and fine dining, there are so many options to choose from! We at Friends of Fort Point Channel hope we gave you some ideas into how to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.
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Tyeese Melton is an intern with the Friends of Fort Point Channel.