Top Romantic Activities in Kansas City for Valentine's Day

Kansas City is full of opportunities and experiences for lovestruck couples to enjoy on Valentine's Day, so if you're planning a romantic trip with you and your sweetheart, there's no shortage of options for this love-filled holiday.

From the most romantic restaurants to the best places to buy flowers or chocolates, Kansas City offers travelers and residents alike a plethora of date options, but there's also plenty to do on February 14 for the single celebrator including an Anti-Valentine's Day Bash.

Explore the following list and plan your trip to Kansas City this February—just watch out for Cupid's arrows!

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    ••• Courtesy of Piropos

    When it comes to romantic dates, Kansas City has some of the best restaurants in the midwest for a quiet evening with a special someone on Valentine's Day.

    From quaint French Bistros like Le Fou Frog to the old world charm of Italian-style Jasper's, you're sure to uncover a great spot to take your date. We personally recommend Piropos, an Argentinean restaurant overlooking the city.

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    Green Leaf Massage & Day Spa
    ••• Green Leaf Massage & Day Spa. Courtesy of Green Leaf Massage & Day Spa

    Show the one you love how you really feel this Valentine's Day—treat them to a relaxing day at the spa with everything from massages, manicures, and pedicures to make-up applications, facials, and everything in-between.

    DeVyne Spa, Terry Bins Spa, Green Leaf Massage & Day Spa, and Spa on Penn are among the top locations to visit with a loved one. Many of Kansas City Salon's and Day Spas offer special Valentine's Day packages, so be sure to check out their websites and social media channels for more information on holiday rates. 

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    Chateau Avalon
    ••• Chateau Avalon. Courtesy of Chateau Avalon

    Nothing says "romantic weekend" quite like a private suite at one of Kansas City's best hotels, many of which offer special Valentine's Day packages to sweep your sweetie off their feet.

    Chateau Avalon is a one-of-a-kind, theme-room based hotel that offers everything from candlelit baths to a spa package add-on, making for a perfect Valentine's getaway destination, and the ​Elms Hotel & Spa also offers Valentine's Day packages for couples hoping to spend the special day relaxing together.

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    Christopher Elbow Chocolates from Kansas City
    ••• Christopher Elbow Chocolates in Kansas City. Courtesy of Christopher Elbow Chocolates

    From decadent chocolates and delightful truffles to mouth-watering morsels and diet-busting goodies—these Top Chocolatiers have one thing in common: they're all from Kansas City.

    Take delight in visiting one of these purveyors of fine chocolates in the Kansas City Metro and take a box of their goodies home—but beware, you might find yourself eating the last one sooner than you think!

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    Orchids at City Market, Kansas City
    ••• Orchids at Kansas City's City Market. Wesley Fryer / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

    From beautiful bouquets to simple assortments, the locally-sourced floral arrangements found in the shopping districts and malls of Kansas City make for unique and artistic gifts for that special someone on Valentine's Day.

    You can also visit The Fiddly Fig Florist, Steves Floral Shop, or Toblers Flowers to support these local establishments in person—maybe even bring your date and let him or her pick out their own arrangement!

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    Breakfast with pancakes and hot chocolate
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    Feel the love this Valentine's Day and take the sweetie in your life to the Fox 4 Love Fund's Chocolate Breakfast. 

    The menu includes everything from chocolate brioche french toast, chocolate chunk cinnamon rolls, chocolate fountain and even fondue; plus, tickets are just $14 and proceeds go to the children's charity.

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    Goodwill donation center
    ••• Goodwill's Lawrence, Kansas Donation Center. Courtesy of Goodwill

    If you're alone on Valentine's Day, or even if you're in a relationship but just hate the holiday, there are plenty of events that don't require a date, including Anti-Valentine's Day Bashes.

    Also, Goodwill launched a campaign to accept donated items that remind their former owners of failed romances in 2017. This now-annual clothing and goods drive helps provide food and clothes to families in need in the Kansas City area.