Plan your Duluth Valentine’s Date-Covid style. Duluth’s local restaurants, bars, and attractions have curated some exceptional and safe ways to celebrate with your loved one. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite Duluth Valentine date night ideas.
Duluth Glow Tubing
Bundle up with your loved ones and head to the slopes! Spirit Mountain has Glow Tubing every Friday and Saturday from 6pm-8pm. The tubing area even has a lift to take you back up the mountain!
Become a mixologist
Pick up a cocktail kit from Vikre Distillery featuring their handmade spirits using ingredients from the Lake Superior watershed. There is an option for everyone! Would you prefer to have someone else do the mixing? Their outdoor Winter Wunderbar is open (weather permitting), is open daily with the exception of Tuesdays.
Be Wild, Be Free
Wild State Cider and Free Air Life Co. have teamed up for a little local love this February. Stop in at Wild State Cider OR purchase a 6-pack from your local liquor store, and receive 15% off at Free Air Life Co. Free Air Life Co. features apparel that gives back and eco-friendly fashion – a perfect gift for any outdoor lover.
Take-out date night
While many of the exceptional restaurants in Duluth are offering a take-out option, there are some new flavors coming out of the Zeitgeist Kitchen. Hot Box Duluth features big kid favorites including flaming hot mac dog, dunkaroos, or vegan crunchwraps. Pickup is available Wednesday and Saturday from 3pm to 8pm. Another option to try is Gumbo Boi! They are offering a Valentine’s Special for 2 on Friday February 12th. The special includes one muffuletta to split, two sides of sauce piquante, two sides of gumbo boi slaw, and four crescent city cream puffs.
Explore the local beverage scene
Duluth Tap Exchange operates with touch-less keys for a truly self-pour experience. Their bar offers 40 beers on tap with local and regional beer, hard seltzer, cider, and wine with a full bar available. They are open daily.
Gift date nights ON the water
Plan a summer full of date nights ON the water with a Vista Fleet Admiral’s Club Dining Package! Package perks include 6 complimentary tickets to use on ANY dining cruise from brunch, to sunset dinner, to pizza sightseeing, to lunch and leaves tour, and more. The package also includes drink vouchers, dessert, and additional ticket and merchandise discounts. Is sightseeing more your thing? Take advantage of the Buy One, Get One Sightseeing Ticket offer available until February 15th.
Learn something new
Take a class through Lake Superior Art Glass. They are offering 3 different Valentine date ideas including design your own vase with a custom floral arrangement from Flora North, a heart paperweight class, or a private Valentine’s couples class to make your own wine goblet base, wine included!
View the Spirit of the Lights
Spirit of the Lights is an outdoor light display that originated on Park Point, but has since moved to the grounds of Glensheen Mansion. This is a free event, but reservations are required. We recommend taking a Candlelight Christmas Tour of the Mansion which also gives you access to the light display afterwards!
Send a Sandwich to your Sweetie
Let them know you’re thinking about them during their lunch break! Send a delicious Northern Water’s Smokehaus sandwich and include a card and some Swedish Fish to make their day extra sweet! Available until February 12th. Delivery and pick-up options are available from 11am-5pm.
Snuggle in with a Show
The Duluth Playhouse is Live Streaming From Broadway, With Love right from the NorShore Theatre stage! Watch from the cozy comfort of your own home on February 12th at 7:00pm on Facebook Live or YouTube. Filled with songs about romantic love, bitter love, sibling love, and more!
Have a Staycation
Get away for a romantic Duluth date night! The charming Merryweather Inn is offering a champagne and chocolate special on their Queen Suite, King Suites, or Carriage House throughout the entire month of February.