It's Valentine's Day! How are you planning to celebrate? Find the top 65 ideas to make your Valentine's Day special. Read on.
Valentine's Day is a festival of love. Celebrate it with full gusto and enthusiasm with that special someone in your life. Valentine's Day celebration is not limited to just exchanging cards, flowers, and gifts. You can make this day a memorable one by following some creative ideas. Listed below are the 65 ideas that you can consider to have an extraordinary celebration on Valentine's Day.
1. Exchange Presents
You don't have to exchange presents on Valentine's Day. After all, there will be plenty of other occasions where you will buy your significant other a gift, like birthdays, anniversaries and so on. If you don't otherwise exchange presents amongst yourselves, then you can make it a point to do so once a year, on this day. After all, this is the day to exchange something romantic, rather than just a shirt, tie or wallet as you may on birthdays.
2. Go for a Bicycle Ride
A bicycle ride with your boyfriend or girlfriend will make this day very special. Decide a point where you can wait on the way to have some snacks or tea. In this way, your bicycle ride can make your day memorable as well as bring back your childhood memories.
3. Write a Letter
Write a love letter. Get a paper that is specially made for writing a love letter. This is an opportunity for you to relive the moments when you fell in love with that special someone in your life. Write about those special days when it was difficult for you to spend even a minute without remembering that person.
4. Make Valentine's Day Card
Gifting a handmade card will give your loved one a feeling of being on cloud nine. So, ensure that you buy good arts and crafts supplies to make a wonderful Valentine's Day card for your loved one.
5. Make Valentine's Day Hamper
Collect the things that are liked by your loved one. Get a basket. Make special labels and paste them on each of these things. Decorate the basket and give it to your loved one.
6. Make Heart-Shaped Chocolates
Surprise your spouse or your loved one by making heart-shaped chocolates. You can refer to a video or an online tutorial for making such chocolates. It is quite easy.
7. Make a Love Bracelet
Make a love bracelet for the special someone in your life. You will need beads with the letters L, O, V, E written on it and a thread. You can tie this love bracelet on your loved one's wrist on the day of love.
8. Have Valentine's Day Breakfast
Make a special Valentine's Day breakfast. Cook something that is red coloured or you can make heart-shaped eatables. For example, you can make heart-shaped cutlets. If that is not possible you can decorate the breakfast table with rose petals.
9. Decorate Your House
Decorate your house with red ribbons and red balloons. Invite your husband or wife in the house with a blindfold. He or she will be surely surprised to see the decoration.
10. Do the Valentine's Day Dance
Dance to the tunes of your favourite love song. You will surely enjoy spending some special time on a special day with your better half.
11. Visit Your Favourite Date Spot
Visit your favourite date spot or first date spot. You can re-experience the memorable moments spent by you at this place.
12. Go for a Movie
Go for a movie. There are many special movies released and screened on the occasion of Valentine's Day. Book tickets for any of these movies.
13. Write Love Notes
Make different love notes and stick them on your wardrobe, mirror or any other suitable place in such a way that it is the first thing that your spouse or loved one sees on this day.
14. Write Love Poem
Try to write a love poem. Write at least a few lines. As you will start writing you will realize that you too can write good poems for your loved one.
15. Go Camping
This year take a day off for celebrating this special day with the special someone in your life. The best way is to go camping and spend the whole day in a relaxed and fun mood. If you browse through the internet you will find special camps organized for couples for the occasion of Valentine's Day. Get close to nature and get refreshed.
16. Dance Around a Bonfire
Gather with your friends along with your spouse or loved ones and dance around the bonfire on the eve of Valentine's Day.
17. Say Love Quote
Say a quote on love to your spouse or loved one on Valentine's Day. He or she will be touched.
18. Make a Love Garland
Take some cut-outs of heart shape. Write special things about your loved one on each of the hearts. Make a garland out of these heart shapes and hang it at a suitable place from where it is visible to your loved one.
19. Paint Love
Make a beautiful painting depicting love for you and your spouse. Painting together with your spouse will be a wonderful experience on the occasion of Valentine's Day.
20. Sing a Love Song
Sing a love song with your spouse or loved one. Record this song as a special Valentine's Day memory.
21. Make a Heart for Your Sweetheart
Make a 'Love heart'. Write a special message for your loved one on this heart. Stick this heart at a suitable place from where it is visible to your spouse or loved one.
22. Host Valentine's Day Party
Host a Valentine's Day Party for your friends and loved ones for the occasion of Valentine's Day. It can be a great get together.
23. Play Love Game
There are many love games that you can find online like romantic scrabble, picture games, etc. These types of love games can help you get closer to each other.
24. Read Love Story
Reading love stories or watching love stories like Romeo-Juliet etc. can help you rekindle your love story and your love for each other.
25. Go for Shopping
Go shopping with your spouse or loved one on this special occasion. This is a great opportunity for women to get what they want from their loved ones. You can visit your favourite shopping mall.
26. Gift Red Outfit
Men and women in love generally wear red outfits on the occasion of Valentine's Day. Gift a red outfit to the special someone in your life on this occasion.
27. Bake a Cake
Bake a cake or get a cake for your loved one. You can get a red coloured or heart-shaped cake for the occasion of Valentine's Day.
28. Make a Special Drink
Make a special red-coloured drink for the special someone in your life. You can make your spouse's or loved one's favourite drink on this special occasion.
29. Write Love Promise Note
Make a promise on the occasion of Valentine's Day and write it on a note. Give this note to the special someone or your loved one.
30. Make Love Super-Stars Badge
Make love super-stars Badge and wear it on the occasion of Valentine's Day.
31. Have a Private Party at Home
Have a private party by ordering pizza and drinks with your loved one.
32. Plant a Sapling Together
Plant a sapling together with your loved one on the special occasion of Valentine's Day. It is a great way to create a special memory.
33. Help Someone Together
Have you as a couple volunteered for a good cause? On the occasion of Valentine's Day, you must do some good deeds along with your partner like doing charity, helping elderly or orphans or whatever you find comfortable.
34. Write an Email
Send an email to your loved one and express your feelings for him or her. What are the ways in which the individual has touched your heart? What do you like or love about him or her? What are the qualities you find most endearing? It's okay to get mushy and cheesy. That's what Valentine's Day is all about.
35. Have Candlelight Dinner
You could either go to a romantic restaurant for dinner or plan a dreamy meal at home. Cook your spouse's favourite dish tonight. Take out the prettiest linen you have, don't keep it just for guests - after all, your relationship is far more important than the people you entertain. Decorate the table. Buy fresh flowers and place them in a vase. Don't forget the candles! If you have a balcony, garden or terrace, plan to eat outdoors. Nothing is more romantic than dining under the stars.
36. Have Dessert
Don't forget about the desert! Strawberries dipped in melted chocolate are especially seductive - and are possibly the easiest to make. As the name suggests, simply melt cooking chocolate and dip strawberries in it, one by one. Remove and place them on a plate. They will set in a few minutes.
37. Visit Restaurant
If you plan to eat out, do your research and go to a nice place. Nice doesn't translate into expensive, but it should definitely be a place you don't usually go to - and as far removed from a fast food joint as possible. The ambiance and good food are equally important.
38. Have Family Time
You could celebrate Valentine's Day with your children too. After all, Valentine's Day isn't just for couples, but it is also about love between parents and children, grandparents, friends, and siblings. If you'd rather celebrate romance today, go ahead. But needless to say, you should make it a point to spend time together as a couple, and if you generally do not manage this through the year, then do so on Valentine's Day.
39. Get Dressed-Up
Dress up today and make sure you look your best. Only if you dress up for the occasion will you feel like you're celebrating it.
40. Make Love Scrapbook
Make a love scrapbook. Add your photos and ask your friends to write their comments about your relationship in it. You can decorate it with heart-shaped stickers or with your favourite arts and crafts supplies.
41. Visit Park or Garden
One of the classic places where lovers meet is a park or garden. Visit a park or garden nearby with your loved one.
42. Spend Some Quality Time
Spending quality time is very important to nurture a relationship. So, on this special day spend some time alone with the special someone in your life.
43. Feed Animals Together
Feeding animals can bring good luck and prosperity to your life. Valentine's Day can be a great day to carry out this activity.
44. Have a Pool Party
Organize a pool party for your loved one andyour friends. If you are not able to organize one, you can search for the pool parties that are organized for couples on the occasion of Valentine's Day and attend the same.
45. Go for a Romantic Horse Ride
If horse rides are available in your city, you can go for the one with your partner. You can have a romantic horse ride with your loved one on this special day.
46. Light Sky-Lanterns
Light sky-lanterns on the eve of Valentine's Day. This activity will surely help you to create a wonderful memory and strengthen the bond of love between the two of you.
47. Organize a Retro Fancy Dress Party
Have you ever attended a retro fancy dress party? If not you can organize one on the occasion of Valentine's Day. Invite your friends over and have a blast.
48. Have a Couple Photo Shoot
To celebrate a memorable Valentine's Day have a couple ofphotoshoots. You can create a memory for a lifetime if you have a photoshoot on Valentine's Day.
49. Spend a Day at Resort
Spending a day with that special someone in your life in a resort is a great Valentine's Day idea. You can enjoy the whole day chilling, dancing, partying and having fun with your loved one on this special day.
50. Go for a Long Drive
Going on a long drive on Valentine's Day will be a wonderful experience for both of you. If you have not done it before, do it this Valentine's Day.
51. Go on a Valentine's Day Cruise
Have a wonderful Valentine's Day by taking your better half on the cruise. There are many cruise parties organized on the occasion of Valentine's Day. Do a web search and choose an appropriate option according to your convenience.
52. Do Paragliding
Do romantic paragliding with your partner on the occasion of Valentine's Day. The activity of paragliding will surely boost your mood and strengthen your bonding with your partner.
53. Go Clubbing or Pubbing Together
Special Valentine's Day nights are organized in various clubs and pubs. You can go clubbing and pubbing together with your partner on this special occasion.
54. Have a Romantic Helicopter Ride
Your helicopter ride on the occasion of Valentine's Day can be one of the most wonderful rides of your lifetime. Do not forget to carry your camera.
55. Book a Villa for Spending Quality Time
Spending quality time is very important to strengthen the bond of love. Booking a villa on the occasion of Valentine's Day to spending some quiet and lonely time with your partner can be the best option.
56. Romance in Bath Tub
There is nothing like soaking in bubbly water in your bathtub with your special someone on the lovely night of Valentine's Day.
57. Cook Together
Cook a special dish together. You can cook heart-shaped food items or make Valentine's Day special drink.
58. Visit a Temple
If you are a religious person you can visit a temple with your better half to seek blessings of God. Goddess Laxmi is considered to be a Goddess of Love. So, you can visit the temple of Goddess Laxmi on this beautiful day.
59. Go for Bowling
If you are sporty you can go bowling on this day with your partner. Enjoy bowling and then have a lovely lunch or dinner according to your convenience.
60. Play Volleyball on Beach
Having a beach picnic with the entire family on Valentine's Day can be a great get together and a wonderful Valentine's Day celebration. You can play volleyball on the beach to evoke the spirit of celebration.
61.Play a Musical Instrument Together
If you are a music lover, you can play a musical instrument for your loved one. If you are unable to play a musical instrument, you can arrange for someone to play it for the special someone in your life.
62. Do Flower Shower on Your Partner
A flower shower is a simple yet classic and heart-touching way of showering your love on your loved one on the special occasion of Valentine's Day.
63. Visit a Dog Cafe
Are you aware of the new concept called 'Dog Café'? If you and your partner are fond of pets you must visit a Dog Café near you. In this way, you can interestingly spend your day.
64. Give a Gift Voucher
It is an age of online shopping. So, your girlfriend will surely love to get a gift voucher on the special day of love.
65. Feed Birds Together
Feeding birds is also known to have spiritual benefits. So, you can carry out this activity with your loved one. Choose the best activities from the above-mentioned ideas to celebrate a wonderful Valentine's Day this year. Bring the spark back in your love life with these wonderful ideas and tips for celebrating Valentine's Day.
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