Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day 2019 in Sanford

Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day 2019 in Sanford

We’ve gathered Sanford’s happening Date Nights, as well as compiled a list of our suggested date nights just for you!

2019 LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL

WhereWayne Densch 201 S. Magnolia Ave.

When: Feb. 7th-10th, show times vary

What: The Love Your Shorts Film Festival celebrates short films in Sanford, Florida (located just twenty minutes north of Orlando).
We screen only short films under 30 minutes in length. Films are divided into different blocks for screening and the audience votes for their favorites. The winning films from each block advance to a final block for a panel of judges to pick the overall festival winner.
At the end of each block a brief Q&A session is conducted between the filmmakers and audience members.
Presenting Sponsors: Wayne Densch Inc.& Professional Testing Inc
Executive Sponsors: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) & The Nation Law Firm
Media Partner: WUCF TV
Public Partner: Seminole Cultural Arts Council

Click here to view this years schedule. 

Cost: $0-$70, Click Here to View Pricing and Purchase Your Tickets

Info: 407-321-8111 – Love Your Shorts Film Festival

Where: Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College

100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, Florida 32773

When: Feb. 8th @ 7pm & 8:30pm | Feb. 14th @ 7pm & 8pm | Feb. 15th @ 7pm & 8:30pm

What: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Emil Buehler Planetarium by learning some of the many love stories told in the tapestry of the night sky. Discover the Korean myth about the stars Vega and Altair and their separation on either side of the Milky Way river. Experience the romance between Orion the Hunter and Artemis, the goddess of the moon, and discover how this love story tragically ends. Travel to the depths of the underworld in the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Finally, enjoy the classic Native American tale of Algon the Hunter and the lost star maidens of the Pleiades.

Doors open 15 minutes prior to showtime. Seating is limited and first available.

A telescope will be provided (weather permitting) for stargazing after each show.

Cost: Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for students (K-12, non-Seminole State) and seniors 55+, FREE for Seminole State students, faculty, and staff. Cash ONLY

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Love is Love – Sip & Shop

Where: Jeanine Taylor Folk Art 211 E 1st St, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Saturday, February 9th @ 10am-6pm

What: Join Jeanine Taylor Folk Art to celebrate the greatest muse of all, Love! Love is love and JTFA is loving it! Stop by the gallery Saturday, February 9th for a romantic ode to inspiration, self-love and jewelry. The gallery will unveil a trove of specialty gifts for that special someone… You!

Stop in between 11am – 2pm to have your photo taken with Louie in our French Bulldog kissing booth! Our kissing booth will be busy with Louie giving smooches for a donation to benefit Celery City Cat Cafe.

Enjoy a complimentary selection of seasonal treats paired with Rose while perusing curated collection of gifts. Guests will receive a flower giveaway with every purchase (while supplies last). Bring your bestie for a lovely day blooming with joy and laughter.

This event coincides with the Sanford Farmer’s Market from 10am – 2pm.

Cost: Free to attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Galentine’s Day Sip n’ Shop

Where: Seminole Towne Center (Sanford, FL) 200 Towne Center Cir, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Saturday, February 9th @ 10:30am-12:30pm

What: Come celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with your girlfriends!
Here are some fun activities to look forward to:

•wine slushies
•mocktails
•hair curling
•mini makeovers
•caricatures
•chocolate samples
•music
•a photo booth
•sampling
•giveaways and more!

We hope to see you there!

Location: Upper level in between Cuts, Blow and Style and Planet Smoothie.

Cost: Free to attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

GALENTINE’S DAY! CALA LA PASTA FOOD TRUCK & DJ MR. E!

Where: Luisa’s Cellar 206 S Sanford Ave Sanford, FL 32771 United States

When: Wednesday, February 13th @ 5:30pm-10pm

What: Let’s celebrate! Bring your girlfriends (or guy friends) and let’s celebrate friendship! Enjoy our Wine & Cupcake Pairing or just sit and chill with a glass of wine and the fabulous food of Cala La Pasta Italian Food Truck. Mr. E will be spinning records and jams perfect for a fun and memorable night! We will be offering wine flights to pair with your delicious pasta dishes!

Cost: Free to attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Hearts and Crafts

Where: Seminole Towne Center, 200 Towne Center Cir, Sanford, FL 32771

When: Wednesday, February 13th @ 5:30pm-10pm

What: Come make Valentine crafts for your loved ones!

Located on the upper level in between Cuts, Blow & Style and Planet Smoothie.

Cost: Free to attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

For the Love of Craft Beer- Valentine’s Day Chocolate Pairing

WhereDeviant Wolfe Brewing 121 W 1st St, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 4pm-10pm

What: Looking for something fun to do on Valentine’s Day? Join us for a beer and chocolate pairing on Thursday, February 14th. Flights include four Deviant Wolfe beers paired with four Valentine’s Day chocolates from Betsey K’s Chocolate Factory. The pairing is based on flavor profiles of both the beer and its matching chocolate, so each complement each other for sheer dessert perfection!

Deviant Wolfe Beer Flight Menu:
On Wednesday We Wear Pink- With its, pink hue, this kettle soured blonde ale conditioned with hibiscus and citrus zest.

Any Way the Wind Blows- Our Bohemian pils is a crisp and clean balance of German malts and Hallertau Blanc hops.

I Ain’t Afraid of No Roast Porter- A robust porter with a dark malty body that balances the forward roastiness of the black malt.

Hailstorm- First brewed during a freak hailstorm, this milk stout blends a creamy backbone with dark and smoked malts that produce its signature smoky flavor.

Cost: $17, Click Here for Tickets!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Tennesee Truffle

Where: Tuffy’s Bottle Shop Lounge 200 S Myrtle Ave

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 4pm-11pm

What: Show us love this Thursday! We will have some special treats for you and your Valentine! Single? Ready to mingle? We got you covered too!

Cost: Free to Attend!

Info: Click Here for Tuffy’s Facebook Page

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Buster’s Bistro

Where: Buster’s Bistro 300 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 5pm-9pm

What: Happy Valentine’s Day from Buster’s Bistro!

This year we will feature a four course meal including a Stella or Stella Cidre with Strawberry puree.

1st Course:
Carrot Ginger Soup or Caesar Salad

Entree:
Beef Osso Bucco with Bordeaux reduction, saffron risotto, and asparagus OR Airline Chicken Breast with yukon gold puree and grilled asparagus.

Surprise Dessert!

Digestif:
Triage of Cheeses with accompaniments.

Please call in to make your reservations there will be a limited amount of tables. Gratuity is not included.

Cost: $35

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Tennesee Truffle

Where: 125 W. 1st St. Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 6:30pm

What: Who wants to spend Valentines with us at the Truffle!

Call us at 407-942-3977 seat are very limited 6:30pm on February 14th!

A special and very secret pre fixe menu $100 per guest not including alcohol, tax or gratuity.

Cost: $100 per guest

Info: https://www.thetennesseetruffle.com/

Valentine’s Day Dinner / Live Music / Queen of Hearts

Where: Sanford Moose Lodge 1851 2660 S Palmetto Ave.

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 6pm-11pm

What: Live Music and Dinner

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Wine Tasting for Singles (or something different)

Where: Luisa’s Cellar 206 Sanford Avenue

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 6:30pm-7:30pm

What: Single? Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day? Do you have a significant other but want to do something different? This is for you! Join us for this tasting as Mary guide us with wines perfect for the celebration. From bubbles and dessert wines to full body reds. This event will take place upstairs!

Cost: Price: $20 (includes cheese & chocolate! Does not include gratuity)

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Champagne, Cocktails & Dessert

Where: Wolfgang’s Dessert Room 206 Sanford Avenue

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 7pm-9pm

What: As a treat to our guests we have decided to open on Valentine’s Day for a perfect and romantic spot to celebrate with your love ones. Candles, roses, acoustic guitar and romantic songs perfect to impress!

Here are the specials!

2 cocktails
or 1 bottle of champagne
2 Desserts
$40 for 2 persons

For these specials we encourage you to reserve your spot in our online store. You will be charged half of the cost to secure the reservation and the rest will be charge at the event. Paid reservations will have priority. You will receive your password to enter prior to the event. Limited seating available. Remember gratuity is not included.

Cost: $40 for 2 persons

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Love, Wishes, & Valentine’s Kisses

Where: Chick-fil-A Sanford 4590 W State Road 46

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 5:30pm-7:30pm

What: Join us on February 14th from 5:30-7:30 PM as we celebrate Valentine’s Day! Dip into our Chick-fil-A Sauce and Chocolate fountains, dress up for photos, and meet the cow in the kissing booth!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Day BOGO

WhereAndy’s Frozen Custard (Sanford, Florida)

4625 St. Johns Parkway, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 6pm-10pm

What: Treat your Sweetheart, Galentine, and everyone in between to Andy’s this Valentine’s Day. On February 14th from 6 to 10 pm, buy one item and get the second item of equal or lesser value free. Only at participating locations. Exclusions apply*.

*Excludes pints, quarts, Italian ice, custard bars, and bottled drinks. One offer per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other discount. Offer not redeemable for cash or gift card purchases.

Cost: BOGO

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Day His & Hers Package at Celery City Craft

Where: Celery City Craft 114 S Palmetto Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 7pm-12am

What: Join us with your special someone for a great Valentine’s Day treat featuring the sounds of Joey Harkum!

Our special package includes two beers or glasses of wine, an appetizer such as a cheese board or hummus, chocolates and strawberries, and a branded glass for the guy, and a long stemmed rose for the lady.

Cost: All for $20!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Date Night at Wondermade

Where: Wondermade 214 E 1st St Sanford, Fl 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 7pm

What: This Valentine’s Day – Thursday February 14th at 8pm – we are hosting an extra special Date Night.

Like our normal date nights you’ll get to hear the story, which is at its root a love story. For our Valentine’s workshop Wondermade’s founders, Nathan and Jenn Clark, will tell the story and lead parts of the workshop.

Each couple will get to cut and decorate their own marshmallows, plus experiences some of Wondermade’s sweetest treats and goodies.

Want to grab dinner first? Drop us an email and we’d love to make a recommendation tailored to your dining preferences at one of Sanford’s many delicious restaurants.

Cost: Tickets are limited are $40/couple.

Info: Click Here for Event Page

Pajama party-Let Mom and Dad enjoy a night out!

WhereWunderKid Academy 730 Upsala Road, Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 6pm-10pm

What: While parents have a night out for Valentine’s Day, their children ages 2-13 will be having lots of fun at a Pajama Party. Games, crafts, movies and more!

Cost: $25 + $5 pizza meal

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Day Party for Everyone Else!

Where:119 French 119 S. French Ave.

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 7pm

What: Want to avoid stuffy over priced Valentine’s Day dinners? We’re throwing a party for you! Singles, couples, whatever you’re invited!

Here’s the details:
Chill/ambient EDM on the courtyard
No cover
Drink specials all night
Over 50 beers and great selection of wines and tasty appetizers available
Party starts at 7pm

Cost: Free to Attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Dinner Menu at The District

Where: The District in Sanford 112 W. 2nd Street

When: February 14th

What: Bring that special person to The District for a night of deliciousness on Valentine’s Day
5 courses?? $65 per person??
Wine ??? specials!
407-330-2730
Also book on Yelp!

Cost: See Menu

Info: Click Here for Facebook Page

Very Special Valentine’s Day Dinner on the Lakefront

Where: St Johns River Steak & Seafood 550 N Palmetto Ave

When: February 14th @ 5pm-9pm

What: Very Special Valentine’s Day Dinner on the Lakefront.

Will be serving special menu 5-9 p.m., Thursday, February 14.

Limited availability.

Make a Reservation https://stjrss.com/reservation/
Call Us(407) 878-0980
Check Menu – https://stjrss.com/valentines-day-special-menu-2019/

Regular menu will be served 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St Johns River Steak & Seafood

Cost: See Menu

Info: Click Here for Facebook Page

Valentine’s Day & Chocolate Fondue Bar

Where: Luisa’s Cellar 206 Sanford Avenue

When: Thursday, February 14th @ 7pm-9pm

What: Come and celebrate Valentine’s at the most romantic spot with great service and… A chocolate fondue bar, speakeasy will be open and love romantic acoustic songs! We will have candles, roses, red linen… all the works perfect for cute pictures and a romantic evening. We have several specials on a budget for everyone!

1 bottle of wine
2 appetizers or
a cheese & charceuterie board
dessert
$35 for 2 persons!
Add Chocolate Fondue Bar for $10

OR

Chocolate Fondue Bar UNLIMITED & 2 glasses of champagne. Fondue fountain includes fruits, cheeses and a variety of dipping items
$15

OR

SPEAKEASY SPECIAL (Reservations ONLY! Limited seating available! Remember we don’t usually open the Speakeasy on weekdays so use the chance!)
2 cocktails
or 1 bottle of champagne
2 Desserts
$40 for 2 persons

For these specials we encourage you to reserve your spot in our online store. You will be charged half of the cost to secure the reservation and the rest will be charge at the event. Remember gratuity is not included.

Cost: See prices above.

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Private Valentines at SBC, get your Reservation Today

Where: Sanford Brewing Company 400 S Sanford Ave

When: Friday, February 15th @ 7pm-10pm

What: Intimate party for 80 people, live music, 4 course menu with pairings, desert and a champagne toast. Time for table cloths and flowers and romance at SBC. Limited tickets to create the right Mood for the Holiday. Call the taproom for Availability: 407-732-6419

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentine’s Dance and Dessert

Where: Woman’s Club of Sanford 309 S. Oak Ave. Sanford, FL 32771

When: Friday, February 15th @ 7pm-10pm

What: This venue was made for dancing! We will have an amazing live band from Vivacity Music playing favorites from the 30s & 40s. Our club will have a fantastic spread of desserts and coffee. All this is covered by a $10 entry fee. Enjoy #sanfording and come to us for desserts and dancing. We will also have an after-dinner bar for additional donation.

Cost: Entry per one: $10

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

Valentines Sparklings

Where: Ellen’s Wine Room – Sanford, Florida 440 S Sanford Ave.

When: February 5th-15th, 6pm-10pm

What: Valentines Sparkling Wines
Brut (Dry) and Sweet
Prosecco $8.00 a glass
Sangue di Guida $8.00 a glass
Served with baby Gouda
And Crackers

Or Buy Bottles to take Home
$16-19 or Demi Bottles -$6

Cost: $6-$19

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Comedy Show

WhereInner Compass Brewing Company 300 E 2nd St

When: February 15th, 9pm-11pm

What: This month’s edition of the Inner Compass Brewing comedy show will feature Matt Watts, who tours all over and has opened for Chris Tucker. Billy Barnwell, also from up in north FL and extremely funny, will be coming with him as well.

Also featuring…

Connor Kwiecien
Duane Burton
Minas Fakrajian
Alex Peryòd
Luke Dupuis
Sareth Ney

Hosted by Larry Griffin.

Cost: Free to Attend!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page

80s vs 90s Valentine’s Prom Party!

Where: Ellen’s Wine Room – Sanford, Florida 440 S Sanford Ave.

When: February 16th, 8pm-11:30pm

What: DJ MR. E Spinning your favorite 80s and 90s tunes and a dance floor! Corsage is a must! Cash prizes to best outfits and couples!

Info: Click Here for Facebook Event Page


Our 2019 suggested Date Nights

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About The Author

Claudia

Hi, my name is Claudia! I live, work and play in Sanford, FL. To top it all off, I am also totally in love with Sanford! My husband Jose and I are Realtors in Sanford, FL and help people realize their dreams of home ownership. We have two sons, Nicolas (2011) and Lukas (2013). I am originally from Germany, moved here in 2004. In 2008 I started Sanford365.com. I love everything that says creativity. Design is my passion, no matter if Graphic, Web or Fashion Design - and I am also into photography :) I'm also very social and love to hang out with my family and friends, be it for a kids play date or a fun night out ;)

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