Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. And if you’re looking to plan something fun for you and your date or mates in 2o22, then you’ve come to the right place. Adelaide is full of awesome things to do for the most romantic time of the year. We’ve compiled a list of 8 awesome V-day plans you can enjoy: some on Valentine’s Day, and some around that time (just in case you’re busy on the 14th).
1. Catch a romantic flick at this outdoor cinema set on a winery
St Francis Winery is hosting a special Valentine’s Day outdoor cinema experience on their beautiful winery in Reynella. From 8.45pm on February 14, enjoy a screening of romantic comedy classic Never Been Kissed. Tickets are $30 per person and include a picnic box filled with kabana, salami, brie, dip, crackers & chocolate dipped strawberries. All you have to do is bring your favourite picnic blanket or chairs. You can also add on optional extras such as a bottle of Lois Blanc de Blanc for $40 or a night’s stay in a St. Francis spa suite for $145.
You can book tickets here.
2. Enjoy an evening of music at this Valentine’s candlelight concert
The wildly popular Fever Originals Candlelight series is having a special performance on February 12. Whether you’re looking for a beautifully romantic getaway for you and your Valentine this February or a unique classical concert this show is for you. Featuring the works of Shostakovich and other romantic classical favourites. You don’t need to know all things classical music to enjoy the evening, simply sit back and savour the stunning pieces you’ll hear. The concert will be held in the beautiful Adelaide Town Hall with comfortable seating so you can enjoy classical music in a laid back yet classy atmosphere while your surroundings flicker by candlelight. Prepare to be taken into the clouds with these most treasured masterpieces.
Tickets start at $32 per person. Book yours here.
3. Relax with a picnic at the beautiful Cobb’s Hill Estate
If outdoor picnics are your vibe, head out to Cobb’s Hill Estate on February 13 for a gourmet hamper, chilled beats and premium wines, beers, and ciders: all set amongst the lush gardens. The hampers will include a range of tasty local produce and each ticket includes an official Cobb’s Hill Estate branded Riedel Glass. You can secure your spot here.
4. Spoil your loved one to a 3-course dinner at Skyline Restaurant
Known as one of Adelaide’s most romantic dining spots, Skyline Restaurant offers stunning views over the Adelaide Hills and surrounding Parklands. This Valentine’s Day, they’re serving up a delightful dinner paired with acoustic live music. For $99 per person, you’ll get a 3-course dinner and a glass of sparkling. Secure your spot here.
5. Tuck into a 3-course lunch in McLaren Vale
On Sunday February 13, Heidrun Estate is hosting a delicious Valentine’s lunch at their lovely McLaren Vale vineyard. For $70 per person, you’ll get three delicious courses from set menu (including Streaky Bay oysters and duck & mushroom arancini balls) plus a glass of sparkling. Grab your tickets here.
6. Relax to some live music in the Adelaide Hills
Escape outdoors with your date or mates this year. At Sinclairs Gully in the Adelaide foothills, local music production, Emma Knights will have you immersed in songs about finding love, lost love, being in love, self love, dreams of love and being your own knight in shining armour. It’s all going down on February 13, with music from 1pm – 3pm. Tickets are $17.50 per person, and all you need to bring is picnic gear and your own wine glass. You can find this event at 288 Colonial Drive, Norton Summit. Secure your spot here.
7. Dress up vintage and take a Valentine’s tour through the historic Carrick Hill house
Dress up in some vintage 40s – 70s manor attire and head down to for a special Valentine’s tour of Carrick Hill, the historic house in the Adelaide Hills. The tour involves a room-by-room exploration and deep-dive into the history of the property. There’ll even be a surprise gift at the end of the tour for the best dressed. Grab your tickets here.
8. Dine by the seaside at this new Mediterranean restaurant
If you and your date are ocean babies, look no further than a romantic meal at Coast, the new Mediterranean restaurant on the beachfront in Glenelg. You can expect a focus on delicious seafood at Coast, including local seafood from the Eyre Peninsula. The menu offers fishy favourites such as oysters and sashimi to start, followed by king prawn fettucine and bouillabaisse for main courses. There’s also a mouth-watering gnocchi on the menu, as well as a vegan-friendly roasted eggplant dish. Check out the menu here.