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Valentine’s Day in Central Florida

By: Jessica Roberts

With the day of love quickly approaching, it is that time to book appointments, make reservations, and solidify your plans to make for a very romantic day for you and your loved one. Here’s a guide with some ideas on how to spend your Valentine’s Day in Central Florida.

How to Spend a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Central Florida

With COVID-19 in mind, we’ve included outdoor activities and restaurants that offer to go options.

Couple at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, photographed by Maddness Photography LLC

Bok Tower Gardens, photo by Maddness Photography LLC

Valentine’s Day in Winter Haven


  • Start your morning out with a romantic coffee date at Richard’s Fine Coffee or N+1 Coffee
  • Brunch together with bottomless mimosas at Tempo 1930 or First Watch
  • Nutwood offers an entirely unique farm to table menu with a beautiful outdoor dining atmosphere


couple eating at Arabellas Ristorante in Winter Haven, FL

Arabella’s Ristorante

Dinner Restaurants

Flowers & Gifts

couple posing at Hollis Garden in Lakeland on Lake Mirror

Hollis Garden

Valentine’s Day in Lakeland



Dinner Restaurants

  • Nineteen61 is offering a unique 5-course Valentine’s Day dining experience prepared by their executive chef
  • Enjoy a candle-lit, authentic Italian dinner at Scarpa’s Italian

Flowers & Gifts

  • Find the perfect gift for your significant other at Scout & Tag, Yates & Hagan, or Twenty Seven
  • Send your loved one a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Mrs. D’s Flower Shop, Tyler Floral Shoppe, or Bloom Shakalaka (located inside The Joinery)
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