Romance is in the air. At least, it is on Valentine’s Day. Have you already planned a special night out with your special someone? If not, we’ve got you covered. Whether you prefer traditional ways of celebrating, or are looking for unique ideas, here’s our list of the best things to do in Nashville on the most romantic day of the year.
Wine Pairing and Jazz Dinner at City Winery
If dinner, dancing and live jazz music are on your Valentine’s Day agenda, head to City Winery for its Valentine’s Day Jazz & Wine Pairing Dinner. Tickets to the event include a four-course dinner created by executive chef Garrett Pittler, along with wine pairings by beverage director & sommelier Jenelle Engleson. After dinner, a live jazz trio will perform in the City Winery Lounge, which offers stunning views of Nashville’s skyline. One lucky attendee will take home a complimentary bottle of Rose. The event, which costs $100, takes place February 14 at 8 pm but doors open at 6:30 pm.
City Winery, 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, TN, USA +1 615 324 1010
Diana Krall at the Nashville Symphony
Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall will entertain fans for two nights – February 13 and 14 – along with the Nashville Symphony. She’s set to perform some of the most popular songs from her albums, including “Isn’t It Romantic” and “Moonglow,” featured on her latest album, Turn Up the Quiet. The show starts at 7:30 pm and tickets range in price from $84 to $149.
Nashville Symphony, 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN, USA +1 615 687 6400
Dinner at the Melting Pot
Nashville’s fondue hot spot, The Melting Pot, is a great place to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day meal. The restaurant offers different options for both chocolate and cheese fondue, as well as four-course meals. Choose whether to get the standard four-course selections or create your own. With ambient lighting, a quiet atmosphere and delicious food, The Melting Pot is sure to make your Valentine’s Day really special.
The Melting Pot, 166 2nd Avenue North a, Nashville, TN, USA +1 615 742 4970
Valentine’s Chocolate and Beer at Tennessee Brew Works
From February 10 through February 14, Tennessee Brew Works will have its Valentine’s Day celebration, Tennessee Love Works: Valentine’s Chocolate & Beer Pairings. There is no cover charge for the multi-day event, which features beer from the brewery paired with chocolates from Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co. Chef Jay will prepare meals using the craft beers and chocolates and guests will be able to enjoy live music in the afternoons and evenings.
Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN, USA +1 615 436 0050
Horseback Riding at Natchez Trace Stables
Get out and enjoy nature with a horseback riding experience on Valentine’s Day. At Natchez Trace Stables, trained horseback riding guides assist beginner riders and experts down winding trails nestled in the Tennessee rolling green hills. In existence for over 15 years, the family-owned stables offer a two-hour ride on calm and friendly horses, who take you through the woods and across meadows.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
Hosted by Coco’s Italian Market Gift Baskets, Coco’s Comical Murder Mystery is a fun way to enjoy Valentine’s Day while solving a murder case. A buffet dinner, beverages and a cash bar will be available. Ticket prices include one drink ticket. The price is $75 per person and the fun happens at Coco’s Event Center behind the Italian Market.
Coco’s Italian Market, 411 51st Ave N, Nashville, TN, USA +1 615 783 0114
Tour Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.
It’s hard to think about Valentine’s Day and not think about chocolate. If you want to have the ultimate chocolate experience on Valentine’s Day, book a tour at the Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co. Tours are conducted on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm on the hour and last approximately 30-40 minutes. During the tour, you’ll learn about the process of making bean-to-bar chocolate and what it’s like to be a southern artisan chocolate maker. Tours are $5 per person and include chocolate samples.