Valentine's Day in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Say I Love You

February is the month of love, and there are many ways to acknowledge your friends and special relationships on the days leading up to Valentine's Day, and on February 14, in the Phoenix area.

All images © Judy Hedding unless otherwise specified.

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    ••• Romantic Dining in Phoenix. Judy Hedding
    Unique menus, music, champagne, roses, are some lovely dining establishments offering special Valentine's Day meals.
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    ••• On the Verde Valley Railroad. © Judy Hedding

    In Greater Phoenix, you'll discover that there are many different options for celebrating Valentine's Day. Chocolate festivals, beer and wine tastings, theatre, dances, ballet, art are sure to find the perfect way to share a romantic day with your sweetheart.

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    ••• Fancy Desserts For Valentine's Day. © Judy Hedding
    These just don't fit in any other category and they change every year! You'll find singing telegrams, special cakes or cookies, a Valentine's Day excursion, or ...
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    ••• A Private Patio at a Local Resort. © Judy Hedding

    We have some of the most romantic resorts in the country right here in Phoenix and Scottsdale. Save the airfare, luggage charges, cab fares, parking fees, and spend that extra money on luxury and pampering.

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    ••• Glow Wellness / Getty Images
    We have wonderful spas in this area, and many of them offer special romantic treatments and massages. You can arrange something to enjoy as a couple, or simply get your sweetheart a wonderful gift of pampering.
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    ••• © Judy Hedding

    Musicals, classical music, rock bands, magic, comedians — there are always plenty of options for two special tickets to a show.

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    ••• © Judy Hedding
    Looking for a romantic evening out, a wedding dinner location or a special occasion restaurant? You have several worthy options in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas if you want a dining experience with a scenic view.
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    Love in the Hills Kissing Booth
    ••• Annual Love in the Hills Event. Sami’s Fine Jewelry, used with permission

    All year long — but especially on Valentine's Day — you'll want to take your spouse or boyfriend or girlfriend to a special spot for a special kiss. Here are ten places in the Greater Phoenix area where you can do just that.

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    ••• Chocolate!. © Judy Hedding
    Chocolate is very romantic, and any date or special occasion can only be enhanced by a tasteful and unique chocolate presentation. Or a huge chocolate football works, too! Here are some places around town where you can buy chocolates for your lover.
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    ••• Love, in Scottsdale. © Judy Hedding
    Some of these are obvious, and some not-so-obvious. Here are ten places where I like to hold hands, kiss or just gaze lovingly into my sweetheart's eyes.
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    Flowers Shops in Greater Phoenix

    ••• Flowers for Your Valentine. © Judy Hedding

    Here are some local, independent shops around town. They have actual retail locations, so you can visit, or you can call.

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    ••• © Judy Hedding
    If you want a photo of the two of you that is suitable for framing are are five locations around town where you can snuggle up in front of a lovely background.