Valentine's Day 2014 Date Ideas and Events in Frontier Country
With Valentine's Day coming up, plan the perfect holiday with these date ideas in central Oklahoma. From romantic B&Bs to delicious restaurants and one-of-a-kind entertainment, there are a variety of events and ideas of things to do all over the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, known as Frontier Country.
Getaways and Date Ideas:
Bricktown, Oklahoma City
Have a romantic time in Bricktown by making reservations at the delicious Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse or Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante and Bar then listen to the live music on weekend nights at Nonna’s Purple Bar. Also catch a movie, ride along the Bricktown Canal in a Water Taxi, or have a night on the town with a wine tasting at Put A Cork In It.
Enjoy Edmond’s downtown district with unique shops and restaurants and choose from eight themed guestrooms at the Arcadian Inn B&B for a relaxing night. The Inn is also known for their amazing breakfasts along with romantic touches like candlelight dinners, couples massages, and jetted tubs.
Guthrie is known as the “Bed & Breakfast Capital” of Oklahoma! Choose from one of several distinct and elegant bed and breakfast inns, cottages and suites in historic downtown Guthrie. Browse antique shops, take a trolley ride through the city, and don't forget to stop at Rick's Fine Chocolates & Coffees for the Valentine's Day essentials - chocolate!
Try your luck at Riverwind Casino on Feb. 14 for a fun date night with the $60,000 Love To Win promotion. Take in the live music at the River Lounge, then stay in the luxurious Riverwind Hotel. The Montford Inn & Cottages also provides a quiet, cozy and relaxing stay in Norman.
Take a short drive east on I-40 to Shawnee’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort. Valentine’s Day Dinner Theatre packages are available for a night of fine dining with entertainment by Wade Tower performing his Valentine’s special “Songs about Life & Love.” Packages are also available to make a weekend of it at the new Grand Hotel with luxurious accommodations and a relaxing spa.
Escape the city and enjoy a weekend away at the Tatanka Ranch in Stroud. Stay in a cozy cabin without sacrificing all of the modern conveniences. Relax in the lodge or have fun with activities like horseback riding, ATVing, fishing, scenic trails and more. Also located in Stroud on historic Route 66, StableRidge Winery is an experience in itself. Enjoy a variety of delicious Oklahoma-made wines in StableRidge’s wonderful Tasting Room and order a cheese and cracker appetizer tray to go with your wine.
The Chocolate Festival, hosted by Norman’s Firehouse Art Center, is Feb. 1 at the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) in Norman. From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the annual Chocolate Festival showcases a dazzling array of chocolate decadence, as the finest restaurants and chocolatiers in Norman tempt your taste buds with their creations. Ticket prices vary.
The third annual Yukon Chocolate Festival “Affair Extraordinaire” is Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Robertson Activity Center. More than 20 local businesses will offer their chocolate delights and a silent auction will also feature a variety of chocolate creations. Admission is $8 and includes six tastes.
The National Cowboy Museum's Dining on Persimmon Hill Restaurant invites guests to enjoy the annualValentine's Dinner and Dance, Feb. 14 in the lovely Sam Noble Special Events Center from 6 to 10 p.m. The Museum galleries will be open for viewing. Reservations are required.Join Yellow Rose Dinner Theatre for
Dean Martin's Amore, Feb. 14-16. Enjoy special Valentine's menu and Dean Martin show complete with music, comedy, dancing and special guests. Limited seating available, call for more details and reservations.
For more information on these events and destinations throughout central Oklahoma, visit oktourism.com or call (405) 232-6552.
Frontier Country Marketing Association, a 501 c-6 organization, represents the 12 central counties in Oklahoma promoting economic growth of the tourism industry.