There’s still time to make a night of it. Don’t feel like you can only enjoy Valentine’s Day on February 14. Celebrate throughout the entire weekend with a fancy dinner, live entertainment or a favorite movie inside Saenger Theatre.
2.14 Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Leisure Club
Treat your sweetheart to a four-course meal at The Leisure Club, located at 126 S. Palafox. The special dinner for two includes a bottle of wine for each table, a keepsake photograph and live music by Sound Minds featuring vocalist Tara Leigh. The cost is $65 per person. Call 912-4229 for reservations.
2.14 Valentine’s Dinner at Seville
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic, wine dinner at Apple Annie’s candlelit courtyard at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy a four-course meal prepared by Chef Brandon Melton and live entertainment by Gabe Steeves. The evening starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $125 per couple (tax and tip not included). End the night with free admission to Seville Quarter. For reservations, please call 434-6211.
2.14 & 2.15 Valentine’s in Paradise Package
The Valentine’s in Paradise Package at Margaritaville Beach Hotel includes two Love Potion Margaritas and two signature “Love on the Rocks” keepsake Margaritaville glasses along with chocolate truffles, a four-course dinner for two on February 14 and a special rate for an additional night stay. The package and additional night is valid for February 13-15. You can book your stay by calling 916-9755.
2.14 Valentine’s Day at Jackson’s
Jackson’s, located at 400 S. Palafox, will be open for lunch starting at 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will offer dinner starting at 5 p.m. Chef Irv Miller has prepared a special lunch and dinner Valentine’s menu in addition to the Fall/Winter menu. To reserve your table, call 469-9898. For more information, visit jacksons.goodgrits.com.
2.14 Valentine’s Day at Hilton Pensacola Beach
Head to the Hilton Pensacola Beach, 12 Via de Luna, for a four-course dinner at H2O’s Cajun Asian Grill. The dinner is $140 per couple and includes and wine pairing menu. You can also sign up for a two-night getaway. The package includes a two night stay, bottle of champagne, chocolate dipped strawberries and buffet breakfast for $164. For more information, call 916-2999 or visit hiltonpensacolabeach.com.
2.14 Valentine’s Day at the Fish House
Chef Billy Ballou of the Fish House, located at 600 S. Barracks St., has prepared a lunch and two dinner features for the special day. The original lunch and dinner menus will be available as well. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. For more information, visit 470-0003 or visit fishhouse.goodgrits.com.
2.14 Valentine’s Day Supper Club at The Magnolia
Choose between two seatings, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. or 8 to 10 p.m. for an evening of fine dining plus champagne and wine pairings at The Magnolia, 2907 E Cervantes St. The cost is $65 per person. Seats will fill up quickly, call 912-6196 or email email@example.com to make your reservation.
2.14 Pretty Things Peepshow-Valentine’s Day Show
For a Valentine’s Day that won’t be forgotten, take your date to the Pretty Things Peepshow at Vinyl Music Hall, located at 2 S. Palafox, for a Valentine-themed evening of sword swallowing, juggling, burlesque and more. Tickets are $12-$20. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit vinylmusichall.com.
2.14, 2.15, 2.16 & 2.17 Possible Symmetry
In this first-time collaboration, Ballet Pensacola and Pensacola Museum of Art are bringing you an evening consisting of various mediums—art, dance and music. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, inside Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S. Jefferson St. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased through Ballet Pensacola at 432-9546. For more information, visit balletpensacola.com
2.15 & 2.16 Valentine Movies at Saenger
Don’t just take your date to see an overpriced movie. Take them to the beautiful Saenger, where the tickets are cheaper and the floor isn’t sticky. On Friday, February 15, the Saenger will show “Sleepless in Seattle” starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan—no matter how many times you’ve seen it, one more won’t hurt. On Saturday, “An Affair to Remember” will be shown. According to the American Film Institute it is “one of the most romantic films of all time.” Showtimes are 7 p.m. each night. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Saenger Theatre box office. Movies will be seated on first-come-first-serve basis. The box office will open one-hour prior to show time. For more information, visit pensacolasaenger.com.
2.15, 2.16 & 2.17 Shakespeare & Champagne: Love Drunk
No one is more romantic than Shakespeare and just in case you need something to wash down all of the mushy feelings, try Pensacola Shakespeare Theatre’s Love Drunk. Shakespearean love scenes and sonnets are given a new life with the drinking scenes added to the mix. The performances will be held at Plaza de Luna. Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. All tickets include two glasses of Korbel California Champagne—but you must be 21 or older to enjoy. Make a night of the evening and reserve the dinner package, $160 for two which includes two VIP tickets, one bottle of Korbel and two commemorative champagne flutes. Show tickets are $20 for students, $25 for bistro standing and $30 for VIP seats. For more information, visit pensacolashakespearetheatre.org.
2.14-2.17 & 2.21-2.23 Short Attention Span Theatre
This popular might of “love, hate, friendship, comedy” is back for its ninth installment at Pensacola Little Theatre, located at 400 S. Jefferson St. The night consists of one-act plays that find the humor in romance and relationships. Most of the plays are original and unpublished, some will be shown on the stage for the first time. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances start at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $17 for limited café seating. On Valentine’s Day, starting at 8 p.m., complete your night with a special performance, martinis and dessert. Tickets are $50 per couple, $25 per person. To purchase tickets call 432-2042 or visit pensacolalittletheatre.com.
2.16 Sunset Toast at the Top Tour
Take a couples only tour to the top off the Pensacola lighthouse for a truly unforgettable evening. The cost is $50 per couple and includes ambient music, sparkling non-alcoholic wine served in keepsake champagne flutes and light hors d’oeuvres. Tour times begin roughly a half-hour before sunset, approximately 5 p.m. Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before your reservation. For more information, call 393-1561 or visit pensacolalighthouse.org.