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❤️ Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine's Day Idea
Contributor: Jamie Richardson


Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day are fast approaching! Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, your closest friends, or even your furry companions, there’s something for everyone happening in Cabarrus County. Here’s a sample of some local events to mark these special occasions.

Unique Gift Idea

💐 Latte Flower Boxes – yes, please! What better way to friend, girlfriend, or wife’s heart than coffee and flowers?? Good Ground Coffee Co. and Cut at an Angle are teaming up for this fabulous gift idea! Pre-order now!

Crafting and Creativity

If you’re looking to get hands-on and creative, there are several workshops and crafting events to choose from. ClearWater Arts Center in Concord is hosting a 💟 3D Valentine Hearts in Clay Workshop on Feb 3rd, perfect for creating personalized gifts. Additionally, The Percantile and Creamery is hosting a 🪻 Floral Heart Arrangement Workshop with Belle Terre on Feb 10th, offering a delightful way to immerse yourself in the Valentine’s spirit. Cabo Winery is hosting a 🖌️🍷 Valentines Paint & Sip Party where you’ll create a Valentine’s Door Hanger (see options). Price includes your choice of Cabo’s Wine to take home.

Perfect for animal lovers, the 2nd Saturdays at the Park event, 🐿️ Valentine’s for Animals at T.N. Spencer Park, is a unique opportunity to show love for backyard wildlife by making Valentine’s gifts for them. This event promises to be a heartwarming and educational experience for the whole family.

Wine and Dine

Concord’s vineyards are also joining in on the festivities. Rocky River Vineyards is hosting a 🍷🎶 Valen”wine” Celebration on Feb 10th, featuring DJ Todd Sullivan, wine, beer, and games. Dover Vineyards is offering a variety of events on Feb 10th, including a 🍷🕯️ Galentine’s Day Wine and Candle Making from 2:30–3:30pm or a romantic Valentines Wine, Charcuterie, and Chocolate from 3–6pm. If you prefer a cozy dinner, 2 Gals Kitchen & Catering is planning a special 🍽️ Valentine’s Dinner on Feb 14th featuring great food, live music, and delicious drinks. Seating is limited, so call ahead (704-782-4257) to make a reservation.

Healthy Celebrations

For the active and health-conscious, the 🏃 Heart & Sole 5K at Frank Liske Park is a perfect way to celebrate love and fitness. Whether walking or running, you can enjoy the scenic surroundings and receive a special Valentine’s gift bag. Are you looking to do more plant-based eating in 2024? Green Being Creations is hosting an elegant 🍽️ 5-Course Vegan Valentine dinner and wine pairing on Feb 10th. 📸 See photos from a previous event, check out the main menu and the cocktail hour menu, and purchase your tickets online.

Entertainment and Activities

Couples looking for a creative outlet can join the 🎨🍺 Valentine’s Sip & Paint event at Tipsy Hare Ciderwords on Feb 14th, which includes a painting session, a bottle of wine, and a charcuterie board. For those seeking a more laid-back experience, there are movie nights and brunch options available. 🎞️ Galentine’s Movie Night at Cabarrus Brewing Company on Feb 10th from 7–9pm features an evening of fun, laughter, and camaraderie. Additionally, the USVI Wine Company is hosting a 🖌️🍷 Couples Paint & Sip Valentine’s Edition on Feb 16, where partners can enjoy a romantic evening of art and wine.

Charity Event

Don’t miss the Junior Charity League of Concord’s ❤️ Galentine’s Event on Feb 6th at 6:30pm at the Speedway Club. This event features speaker Molly Grantham, offering uplifting insights on work-life balance, health, and philanthropy. Tickets include heavy hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar available.

These activities offer a wide array of options for those looking to celebrate love and friendship in unique and memorable ways. Whether it’s crafting personalized gifts, enjoying wine and chocolate pairings, or engaging in physical activities, Cabarrus County has something for everyone this Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day.

Remember to check the individual event details and reserve your spot in advance to ensure a memorable and enjoyable experience.


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