From fine dining to picnics in the park to sailing the Bay at sunset, San Francisco offers romantic experiences to help couples feel the love this Valentine’s Day.
For those looking to wine and dine:
Cocktails and a View at Top of the Mark
Known for their signature martinis and magnificent views of San Francisco, the Top of the Mark rooftop bar is the perfect place to complement the most romantic evening. Arrive for pre-dinner drinks and experience the sun setting on the San Francisco skyline, or linger for a nightcap with the twinkling lights of the city beckoning.
No time to head to wine country? Enjoy a first-class wine tasting experience at one of the many new urban wineries located within San Francisco’s 49 square miles. Bluxome Street Winery offers weekend tours and tastings of 5 wines paired with charcuterie.
Illuminate Your Night
Lovers can gaze upon artist Leo Villareal’s monumental light sculpture known as The Bay Lights, illumining the western span of the Bay Bridge. Dine at Epic Roasthouse, Waterbar or Chaya Brasserie for a five-star dining experience, complete with a beautiful view of this stunning lights installation.
For the arts lovers:
Mozart for Valentine’s Day
Treat yourself and someone special to a romantic Valentine’s date night at the San Francisco Symphony. Snuggle up in a Side Box or Loge seats and sip La Marca Prosecco, chocolate covered strawberries and truffles while enjoying one of three special concerts.
Doodling Around with Mike Dutton
Feb. 14, 3–5 p.m.
Creativity sparks with renowned illustrator Mike Dutton comes to the SFMOMA Artists Gallery at Fort Mason to teach a lesson that promises to stretch your sketching skills and deliver a deeper love of doodles. Bring your loved one, as this lesson works well for pairs.
For the adventure-seekers:
Golden Gate Bridge
Take a romantic stroll on San Francisco’s most famous bridge. Or for the more adventurous couple, rent a bicycle built for two with Blazing Saddles or Bay City Bike. Bike over the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco to Sausalito and enjoy a quaint, waterfront lunch. Too tired to bike back? Take the ferry from Sausalito to San Francisco.