Valentine’s Date Night in Des Moines

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Valentine’s Date Night in Des Moines 2021

 Whether you are planning to stay in or wanting to attend a social distancing friendly dinner, there are several options available in the Des Moines, Iowa area.  

Dome After Dark

Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Grab your honey and stroll the dome lit up by luminaries, lanterns, and twinkle lights while enjoying drinks and food available for purchase from Trellis. Want to cherish the memories? Chelsea Kyaw will be offering mini ten-minute photo sessions—available Friday, Feb. 5, and Friday, Feb. 12 ONLY—with all photography proceeds benefiting the Garden.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Distillery

Friday, February 12 & Saturday, February 13

Foundry Distilling Company

Join The Foundry for a romantic evening at the distillery either Friday or Saturday night for a four-course meal, provided by Trellis Catering, and cocktails to go with each course. The event is from 6:30 – 10 pm each night with the first course starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $100 per person. 50 tickets will be limited to each night.

Valentine’s Day at Hotel Renovo

Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14

Hotel Renovo

Refresh your relationship at Hotel Renovo this Valentine’s Day! Packages begin at $159 and include:

-Overnight stay
-Charcuterie board
-Choice of wine or champagne

Valentine’s Day with Max Wellman

Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m.


Join Max Wellman at Noce for an evening of love tunes. Vocalist Max Wellman is enticing music lovers throughout the region. With a sound evoking the likes of Sinatra and Connick, Wellman’s recordings & performances promise that the Great American Songbook is alive & well for a new generation of listeners.

Galentine’s Day

Saturday, February 13

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 3:30 p.m.

The Knotty Nail

Join The Knotty Nail for our second annual Galentine’s Day workshop! This size-limited event is $60 and includes the following items:

– Spring themed door hanger

– Cookie from Yum-E Cookies

– Mimosa bar and other drinks

– DOOR PRIZES and more surprises! 

Match in the Mess – Couples Edition

Saturday, February 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Valley Community Center

Sign up for a Match in the Mess – Couples Edition event for Valentine’s Day, powered by Jaye Zlab Art & Valley Community Center! This event is for couples of any age to come together for a socially distanced date night to enjoy great scenery, food, music, & deepening your relationship together through a truly unique art experience!

Valentine’s Day Salt Lounge Couples Massage

Saturday, February 13 – Sunday, February 14

Inner Space

This Valentine’s Day weekend we are turning the Salt Lounge into the Love Lounge! Visualize this: You and your partner side by side on massage tables in the Salt Lounge, the room glowing with a pink lit Himalayan salt wall, rose petals all around you. Completely immersed in your own private love lounge. All while receiving a 60-minute massage by massage therapists dedicated to treating you to an experience that will not only leave you relaxed but also recharged with the energy and intention of opening up your heart to give and receive more love.

Valentine’s Day In for 2!

Boxes will be available for pick up on February 13th between 12 pm-2 pm at Creme Cupcakes: 543 28th St, Des Moines, IA 50312

Enjoy a trip around Des Moines from the comfort of your own home!

Each box include:

  • Cioppino for 2 by Splash: A San Francisco classic dish featuring shrimp, scallops, mussels, clam, and day boat cod roasted with an heirloom tomato broth.*
  • Freshly made Rosemary Focaccia Bread by Bread By Chelsa
  • Craft Cocktail for 2 & Bottle of Bubbly from Bubba (Choose between: “Lady in Red” featuring Tito’s Vodka OR “Crimson Gentleman” Featuring Bulleit Rye)
  • Sweetheart Macaroons from Creme
  • Dried floral bouquet by Petals and Moss
  • An interactive card game designed by Iowa Artist XO-LP
  • Love Letter to create + share

Virtual Wine Flight – The Cheese Shop

Saturday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m.

You will pick-up a tasting pack of two 4 oz glasses of decanted: Mayacamus Chardonnay, Mayacamus Merlot, MayacamusCabernet, Plus, a cheese and chocolate to go with each
Three Wines + Three Cheeses + Three Chocolates – $100.
Pick up on February 12th or 13th and then join them for a private Zoom class. You will only be able to see this class if you purchase this flight.


Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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