Celebrate Valentine's Day in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Halie Sutton

From romantic gondola and train rides to memorable gourmet dinners, Scottsdale has taken the pressure off planning the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration!

 


TABLE FOR TWO (OR MORE) AT MOWRY & COTTON


February 14-16, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily

Grab that special someone and make your way to Mowry and Cotton at The Phoenician this Valentine’s Day. Chef Tandy Peterson is celebrating this special occasion with a delectable “Sweetheart Features” menu that includes delights such as Poached Pear Salad, Lobster Fettuccini and decadent Chocolate Cake with espresso ice cream.

 


VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER AT THE PALO VERDE RESTAURANT


February 14, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | $78 per person

Romance and scenic views are on the menu at the Boulders Resort’s Palo Verde Restaurant, which is offering a four-course, pre-fixed Valentine’s Day dinner. Choose from a bounty of delicious options, including fresh seafood, Beef Tenderloin, Osso Bucco and a shareable chocolate dessert for two!

 


VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER AT MOUNTAIN SHADOWS


February 14-16, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | $79 per person

Treat your sweetie to a perfectly prepared three-course dinner that includes Butter Poached Sweet Lobster and Pan-Seared Sea Bass at Mountain Shadows Resort’s Hearth ’61 restaurant, then keep the romance going with a mini-getaway! The resort is offering upgraded guestroom accommodations on Valentine’s Day for just $299 (plus resort fee and tax). Now that’s romantic!

 


VALENTINE’S DAY AT HOTEL VALLEY HO


February 14, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | $52-$72 per person

Love is in the air and Hotel Valley Ho has everything you need for the perfect Valentine's Day celebration! Indulge in a delicious dinner at ZuZu, which comes complete with a starter buffet, choice of entrée and a special “Show Stopper” shake for Valentine’s Day. After dinner, head to the adjacent lounge for live music , followed by a stay in an upgraded guestroom. Round out this special occasion with some well-deserved pampering and a glass of bubbly at VH Spa.

 


CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ TRAIN RIDE WITH VERDE CANYON RAILROAD


February 14-16, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. | $129 per person

Savor fine wine and dessert while enjoying a scenic ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad. The Chocolate Lovers’ Special features flowing fountains of chocolate, irresistible pastries and desserts, as well as breathtaking views from your cozy seat in the first-class car. Pair your sweet treats with a flight of Verde Canyon Railroad’s private-label wines for an added blush of romance.

 


VALENTINE’S DAY AT THE HERMOSA INN


February 14, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | $85 per person

Toast to love this year at LON’s at The Hermosa Inn. Chef Jeremy Pacheco and the LON’s culinary team have prepared a delicious multi-course menu that pairs perfectly with one of the nearly 700 wines featured on the restaurant’s award-winning wine list. Menu highlights include creamy Lobster Bisque, Snake River Farms Wagyu Beef Striploin, Atlantic Halibut, and Dark Chocolate Cake.

 

 


WINE & DINE AT THE HYATT REGENCY SCOTTSDALE RESORT & SPA AT GAINEY RANCH


February 14-16, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 pm. 

Romance is in the air at Alto ristorante e bar with a special Valentine’s menu and an extensive wine list. After dinner, enjoy a starlit gondola ride along the resort’s scenic waterways as you are serenaded by a classically trained gondolier. It all adds up to a magical Valentine’s Day at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch.


VALENTINE'S DAY AT T. COOK'S


February 14, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | $135+ per person

Celebrate this Valentine's Day at Royal Palms Resort and Spa's most romantic and iconic restaurant, T. Cook's. Executive Chef Alex Robinson will be preparing a special four-course, prix-fixe menu paired with a Veuve Clicquot Rose toast. Enjoy delicious dishes such as Coffee Rubbed Beef Tenderloin and Basil and Mascarpone Tortellini and end the evening with their Dark Chocolate Cherry Decadence. 

 


VALENTINE'S DAY PICNIC AT ANDAZ SCOTTSDALE


February 9-18, 2019

Find a shady spot on one of Andaz Scottsdale's beautiful green lawns to enjoy a romantic picnic with your loved one. The picnic basket will include an Andaz souvenir blanket, sparkling wine and strawberries. No need to feel rushed while celebrating your Valentine, this package also includes a late 2:00 p.m. check out! Make sure to use the code "AZVDAY" when booking.