Valentine’s Day Ideas in Frontier Country - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Valentine’s Day Ideas in Frontier Country

Posted by Communications on 02/05/2018


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 then catch a movie, ride along the Bricktown Canal in a Water Taxi, or have a unique experience with a wine tasting at Put A Cork In It.


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 and take a trolley ride through the city. Be sure to pick up chocolates for your Valentine at Rick’s Fine Chocolates & Coffees. The toffee is out of this world!


Enjoy Norman’s downtown district with unique shops, restaurants and the Montford Inn & Cottages for a quiet, cozy and relaxing stay in Norman. The Inn is also known for their amazing breakfasts along with romantic touches like jetted tubs for two and fireplaces.


Take a short drive east on I-40 to Shawnee’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two at Flame, their Brazilian Steakhouse where reservations are recommended. Try your luck in their casino before retiring for the night at Grand Hotel with luxurious accommodations. Consider a couples’ massage in their relaxing spa before heading home.

Special Events:

Make plans to attend the Norman Chocolate Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Norman North High School located at 1809 Stubbeman Avenue, Norman. The Norman Chocolate Festival (previously hosted by the Firehouse Art Center) is an annual event with a rich history of bringing the community together to support education. This will be the first year for the Norman PTA Council to present the Chocolate Festival. During the festival, partnering restaurants and businesses will offer thousands of samples of delectable treats for those who wish to purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased for 4 one-hour-long sessions. During each session, ticket holders will receive 10 tastes. Premium admission ticket holders will receive 5 additional tastes.